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The Future is HERe! WIMBIZ holds its 16th Annual Conference | November 13th & 14th




Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ) the foremost non-governmental Organisation for women is scheduled to hold its 16th Annual Conference.

Date: Monday, November 13th & Tuesday, November 14th, 2017.
Time: 8 am daily.
Venue: Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The Annual Conference is WIMBIZ’s flagship event which holds in November every year. From the first Annual Conference in 2001 with a little over 200 delegates in attendance, the Conference has solidified its position as a key event in the Nigerian corporate events calendar, attracting over 1,400 delegates in 2016. It is arguably the largest gathering of accomplished and influential female executives, entrepreneurs and public service professionals in Nigeria.

The 16th Annual Conference themed ‘The Future is HERe!’  will examine the emerging business and economic trends across Africa highlighting the challenges that limit the economic participation and contribution of women whilst spotlighting the myriad trade & investment opportunities available within Nigeria and across Africa.

The Conference will be chaired by Nike Akande CON, President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the keynote will be delivered by  Laure Beaufils, Deputy British High Commissioner, Lagos along with over 50 speakers.

Rich with broadly relevant content, the conference will feature diverse plenaries on a variety of topics including Manufacturing, Innovative Business Models, African Business Opportunities, Women in Careers, Small Business Funding Alternatives and much more.

The WIMBIZ Annual Conference is dynamic, with something new to experience at the conference each year.  New this year is an exclusively all-male panel discussing strategies for increasing female leadership, with insights from Dan Agbor, Managing Partner, Udo Udoma & Bello OsagieTonye Cole, Co-Founder/Executive Director, Sahara Group; Aigboje Aig-Imokhuede, Chairman, Coronation Capital and Tosin Runsewe, Chief Client Officer, AXA Mansard.

With 200 slots reserved for male delegates, men are invited to register and attend the Conference.

The 16th Annual Conference also features a new side event; the Power Cocktail – an exclusive business networking forum holding on Monday, November 13th, 2017 and the Conference After Party which presents the Ebony Life TV Sisterhood Awards in partnership with EbonyLife TV and holds on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017.

Chairperson, WIMBIZ Executive Council, Aishah Ahmad, expressing excitement about the upcoming conference, stated “The WIMBIZ Annual conference continues to retain its place as the most anticipated corporate event of the year for women. Delegates emerge inspired, energized and empowered following insightful speeches and winning new business connections. We are extremely grateful to our partners and sponsors for powering the 16th Annual Conference”

The 2017 Conference features headline sponsors such as IFC/AXA Mansard, Konga, Zenith Bank, FBN Holdings, Diamond Bank, Dangote, FCMB, Unilever, Coca Cola, Coronation Merchant Bank, Chevron including numerous media partners.

For additional information about the Annual Conference or to register click here or call 08034946249.

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