IAdvisory Seminar Nigeria: Africa's largest market beckons

Thu, 20 Apr, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (GMT+8)
IE Singapore Office - Little Red Dot Seminar Room 230 Victoria Street, Bugis Junction Office Tower, Level 10
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Nigeria is the 8th most populous country in the world, with a young and growing population of close to 190 million. Given its demographic profile, the consumption potential of the Nigerian market is huge and diversified; with growth over the last five years being driven by expansion in agriculture, telecommunications and the services sectors.

Other business opportunities within the market come from the FMCG sector, services to support Nigeria’s offshore oil production, education and technology. Join us for this seminar to discover the market’s opportunities and nuances of doing business in Nigeria. 


Seminar Highlights: 
  1. Market knowledge and enhanced business prospects by gaining the latest insights on the Nigerian market
  2. Outlook for certain promising sectors and trade & investment opportunities available to Singapore companies
  3. Sharing of company experiences on doing business in Nigeria
  4. Networking opportunities with like-minded businesses

Programme*
*subject to change without prior notice
TimeProgramme
9.00amRegistration and Networking
9.30amWelcome Remarks   
Mr Yew Sung Pei, Assistant CEO, IE Singapore
9.40amMarket Overview: Nigeria    
Ms Yewande Sadiku, CEO, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC)
10.20amNetworking Tea Break
10.45amUnderstanding Financing and Risk issues in Nigeria
Mr Oladele Kuti, Head of Client  Coverage (Corporate & Investment Banking), Stanbic IBTC Bank (Nigeria)
11.25amPanel Discussion: Nigeria from a Practioner's Perspective - Been there, done it, what about you? 

Moderated by:
Mr Rahul Ghosh, Divisional Director, Middle East and Africa Group, IE Singapore

Speakers:
  • Mr Venkataramani Srivathsan, MD & CEO, African and Middle East, Olam International 
  • Mr Haresh Aswani, MD, Tolaram Nigeria
  • Mr Andrew Haladu, CEO, HARPS Group
  • Mr Thomas Zilliacus, Executive Chairman, Yuuzoo
12.30pmSeminar End

Who Should Attend: 
Business owners, key decision makers and business development managers with an interest in Nigeria
 

IAdvisory Seminar Nigeria: Africa's largest market beckons

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