Are you a Startup Founder? Get Ready to Attend the 2018 Nigeria Innovation Summit

Nigeria Innovation Summit

Currently in its third year and set to take place next month, the Nigeria Innovation Summit is an annual event that focuses on the need for businesses, startups, entrepreneurs in Nigeria to become more innovative and help drive sustainable development.

Themed “Building a Culture of Innovation in Nigeria for Sustainable Economic Growth”, the annual forum is a collaborative effort led by Emerging Media and Advertising Services, New York, Emerging Media Nigeria in partnership with International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM) UK, and the Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability (RIIS), South Africa.

The event would be featuring government agencies, industry experts, international organizations, entrepreneurs and others meet to expound the need for entrepreneurs in Nigeria to become more innovative and use innovation to drive sustainable development. The 2018 edition is scheduled to hold on Wednesday, September 26 at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Centre, Abuja, Nigeria.

Nigeria Innovation Summit

The summit, over the years, has witnessed great participation from organizations, institutions, diplomats and international agencies.

The MD/CEO of Emerging Media, Mr. Kenneth Omeruo, describes the Summit as top-notch and a unique event that will continue to pinpoint areas Nigeria must embrace innovation as to move in the direction of digital transformation through the use of Emerging Technologies and Trends, Research, Development, Commercialization, Entrepreneurship, and Investments as the key drivers of an innovation ecosystem.

This platform creates awareness on the need for open innovation and collaboration in Nigeria and challenges Nigeria to leverage Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship to become more competitive in today’s global economy. We partner with the world’s leading innovation providers from the academic community, government and industry in order to connect Nigerian businesses and innovators to global innovation ecosystems.

The programme coordinator, Mr. Tony Ajah also said the key features of the Nigeria Innovation Summit 2018 are the keynote presentations and panel discussions from industry/business leaders, Government, diplomats, investors, international organizations, top entrepreneurs, CEOs, and innovation managers across the world and across the focus sectors.

Over 1,000 delegates are expected to attend this year’s Summit and it offers organizations a platform to connect with these top decision makers, cutting across all sectors of Nigeria’s economy.

“The Nigeria Innovation Awards is another feature of the Summit, which recognizes and promotes States, Ministries, Companies, Organisations, Institutions, and Innovators that have embraced innovation to move Nigeria forward,” Mr. Ajah added.

Participation is free; businesses and organizations are encouraged to leverage the summit.


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