Nigeria Business Leaders to Converge at Alaro City Trade Summit

27 May

27 May, 2024, Lagos, Nigeria – Alaro City, the most business-friendly free zone in Nigeria, is delighted to announce its inaugural Trade Summit themed “Positioning Nigeria as a Production Economy”. The business reception will take place on 30 May 2024, at Four Points by Sheraton at Victoria Island Lagos State.

Industry leaders and policymakers have been invited to discuss the strategies for transforming Nigeria’s economy and fostering a production-driven future. Among them are the Honourable Commissioner, Lagos State Ministry of Commerce, Cooperatives, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Folashade Ambrose-Medebem, the Honourable Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Lagos State, Mr Mosopefolu George, and Mr. Owen Akinwande, Plant Director of Cadbury Nigeria.

Throughout the event, participants will navigate actionable insights on innovative solutions to reduce import reliance, strategies for boosting domestic production and building a sustainable trade environment. The Trade Summit delves into leveraging free zones for economic development, as well as sharing knowledge about the enterprise’s financial sustainability regardless of the economic cycle stage.

According to Yomi Ademola, the Managing Director of Alaro City, the Trade Summit is strategic for stakeholders within the Nigerian business ecosystem to forge invaluable connections with key decision-makers, and influencers across various sectors. He said, “The Trade Summit is designed to allow its participants to get first-hand knowledge of market trends, regulatory insights, and emerging opportunities to leverage in boosting Nigeria’s economy.”

Mr Ademola urged stakeholders and forward-thinking professionals within the Lagos business ecosystem to explore the unique opportunity made available through the Alaro City Trade Summit for collaboration, growth, and positioning of Nigeria as a production economy.

About Alaro City

Alaro City is conceived as a 2,000-hectare city development located within the Northwest Quadrant of the Lekki Free Zone. Alaro City has a registered and unencumbered C of O title and is furnished with industrial grade standard roads (including an 8-lane, 60-meter-wide boulevard which is one of the largest privately owned roads in Africa), 24-hour electricity via our privately owned IPP, water, drains, sewage as well as access to ICT.

About Rendeavour

Rendeavour is Africa’s biggest new city builder endorsed by the Economist magazine. By providing secure land title, world-class master planning, high-quality infrastructure and utilities, Rendeavour de-risks large land holdings for city-scale developments. Our mixed-income cities provide homes, offices, industrial areas, schools and hospitals, allowing residents to live, work and play without the daily burden of commuting into and across congested regions.