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Overview & Schedule


Overview & Schedule

Theme: From intentions to execution; translating opportunities to business deals

Investing in Nigeria requires more than just rhetorics. A thorough understanding of sector specific opportunities, good awareness of the local environment, and having the right local partners are important factors that give a formidable leverage to maximize the opportunities and mitigate the risks.

The Spotlight Nigeria Business and Investment Forum is an annual event for French and European Companies, Business Leaders and Investors to meet with Nigerian companies, business leaders and Investors. The event offers a formidable platform for participants to access concrete investment opportunities in Nigeria, meet potential partners and sign deals.

The Spotlight Nigeria 2019 would offer an opportunity to delegates to translate intentions to concrete decisions in the face of investment ready opportunities in the Nigerian economy, championed by credible local companies who are potential partners or clients.  Over 200 Business Leaders and investors from Nigeria, France, and the European Business Community are expected to attend Spotlight Nigeria 2019 which will hold in Paris, France.

The pragmatic conference and plenary sessions, strategic B2B meetings, and result oriented round table sessions are intentioned to provide participating companies with the relevant momentum to leverage opportunities and unlock business deals.

The Spotlight Nigeria 2019 is open to private and public enterprises drawn across all sectors of the economy, however the following sectors will receive special focus;

The Various Activities and Sessions will address the following questions (and more);

  • Why Nigeria? Are there success stories of French and European Companies already present and suceeding in Nigeria?
  • What are the concrete opportunities vis-a-vis the risks, and the incentives?
  • Who are the stakeholders (private and public sector) that relevant to your success in Nigeria?
  • Nigeria has 6 regions, 36 States and 1 Federal Capital. Where are the specific regions/states that are most receptive for your products and services in the Nigerian economy?
  • When  do you act? Fix concrete timelines for next actions (finalize partnerships, plan a mission to Nigeria, etc.)
Date and timingMajor Sessions
26th September (Main day)
9am – 5pm
5pm – 6pm (Cocktail)
- Keynotes and Plenary Sessions
- Business Lunch
- Break-out Sessions
- B2B Meetings
27th September
9am – 5pm;
- Round Table Sessions
- Field Trips (optional)