TechPreneur Africa is pleased to invite you to an interactive networking event hosted by TechPreneur Africa and MIT Africa Interest Group featuring the executive governor of Lagos State Nigeria, His Excellency Akinwunmi Ambode. The 14th executive governor of the state, a former accountant general of Lagos state and a career civil servant with 27 meritorious years of service.
About the event
Lagos is the commercial capital and one of the fastest growing cities of Africa. It is also home to 17 million people – 62.5% of whom are under the age of 25. With growth rates rivaling one of the highest in the world and a growing young population, it presents tremendous opportunities which is drawing global investments.
His Excellency will share his vision and priorities, draw on these chronicles and current plans, and engage with the audience to identify sustainable and palpable recommendations that can better address the growth opportunities and the challenges when positioned with the rest of the world.
The event will be an interactive session aimed at educating the audience and will also include an exclusive one-on-one time slots, a general question and answer session and the presentation of a unique case study by a leading emerging market management consultant.
- Opportunity to hear first-hand from the governor of Lagos to explore engagement opportunities in Lagos and Nigeria.
- Access to key stakeholder and investment decision markers within Lagos and the Nigerian economy.
- Access and executive forum to discuss preliminary interests in Africa’s fastest growing city.
- Education on matters of importance to foreign investors about Lagos.
Date: November 16, 2016
Time: 5 – 7pm
Venue: Whitehead Institute Cafeteria, 9 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
This event is INVITE ONLY – Please RSVP here to indicate your interest in attending