Fair targets agro-allied sector, others
Organizers of an international exhibition, Elan Expo, have stated that its upcoming trade fair is expected to open up investment opportunities in the nation’s agro-allied sector, construction, furniture and cosmetic industries.
According to the organizers, the identified sectors have the capacity to transform the Nigerian economy, maintaining that the fair is also in line with the federal government’s plan to diversify the economy while also attracting foreign investments into the country.
The Project Coordinator, Nigeria 4-in-1 Elan Expo, Jude Chime, while unveiling plans on the exhibition, explained that the Nigeria build expo, scheduled to hold between 9th-11th, November, 2016, will bring together important building professionals of Nigeria, international manufacturers around the world, services and technologies.
He added that there has been a rapid growth in the last 20 years in the construction industry and important projects in the country, adding that the build expo was considered in a bid to meet the growing demands in the sector.
“Nigeria’s build expo is an international and professional business platform, that will bring together visitors with pioneer exhibitors from 9 different countries as United Arab Emirates, China, Oman, Thailand, South Africa, Kuwait, Portugal and Turkey,” he said.
“It will bring together important professionals around the world. There has been a rapid growth in these sectors, most especially in the building and construction as well as the food and agro allied sector which is also coming on the heels of the federal government’s move to diversify the economy so the time to organise an event such as this apt.
This event will give us opportunities to network with foreign investors and explore other areas of investments apart from oil.
Our target audience is mostly State governments, government agencies, private sectors, importers, retailers. We are also going to be promoting indigenous companies, a whole lot of them have signed up,” he added.
He said the economy is tilted towards growing the agricultural sector, saying that a whole lot of State governments are keying into agricultural sector.