On Thursday, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) announced the fourth edition of the Information Communication Technology Exhibition.
The theme for this year’s event ‘Developing Efficiency and Competitiveness in the Digital Age.
For a bit background knowledge, ICTEL Expo is a professional trade show that focuses on the ICT and Telecommunication industry in the Country. It’s organized by the Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry and aims to encourage conversations and the sharing of opinions on innovations and trends as well as providing an excellent networking opportunity for business decision makers, innovation managers, startups, ICT academics, OEMs, venture capitalists, and other players in the Nigerian ICT sector.
Speaking at the media launch held at LCCI’s head office in Lagos, the Chamber’s President, Mr. Babatunde Ruwase, described ICTEL EXPO 2018 as a platform that brings together the key players in the Nigerian ICT sector to brainstorm towards a greater contribution to national economic development. The President said ICTEL EXPO has already been endorsed by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology; Federal Ministry of Communications; Lagos State Ministry of Science and Technology; Information Technology Association of Nigeria (ITAN); National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA); Nigeria Computer Society (NCS); Computer Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) and Nigeria Internet Group (NIG). Others entities that have thrown their weight behind the exhibition are Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC); Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA); Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON); Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON); the Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), amongst others.
In the same vein, the Chairman, Trade Promotion Board, Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Mr. Gabriel Idahosa, said, apart from the two-day event offering information, inspiration, innovation and optimal brand exposure, this year, there will be a special focus on tech startups and how they are impacting this present age and the future.
In his words:
“This is a platform provided for participants to discuss diverse business and investment opportunities. There will also be conferences to address the current trends in the ICT sector and an overview of government policies and how business has been impacted by these policies. Best practices in ICT regulations would also form a critical part of the discourse at the various scheduled side-events during the EXPO.
“This year, we are having a special focus on tech startups and how they are impacting this present age and the future.
This year’s ICTEL Expo is scheduled for the 25th to 26th of July, 2018 at the Eko Hotel and Suites and the countdown begins right now: