As organiser off the 39th edition of the Lagos International Trade Fair 2019, continue to put things in place, the United Bank for Africa (UBA), has decided to partner with the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), to host over 500, 000 visitors.
The fair has always been one which is aimed at promoting the made in Nigeria brand is also one helping small scale businesses grow by bringing their wares closer to the people and also selling their products at affordable prices.
Speaking at a briefing recently, Chairman of the trade promotion board, Mr Gabriel Idahosa said, the 2019 edition with the theme “connecting businesses, creating value”, has seen 2000 exhibitors register their interest to participate, with 200 of those participants coming from 16 countries.
As the headline partner, UBA is expected to market the fair across the over 20 countries where they operate, in addition to offering a discount of 20 percent on all price points for all participants at the fair.
The group head, commercial and retail banking, UBA, Jude Anele said: “UBA has put in place a solution that would ensure seamless payment across different African countries without depending on a third party, out of the continent solution. “We will also maintain an advisory desk to open the eyes of our people to where the world is going in terms of trade and e commerce.”