Gtbank set to hold 2018 edition of Foodanddrink fair
FROM the promise of mouth-watering delicacies to the allure of wine tasting, Gtbank Food and Drink Fair 2018 is set to deliver an experience that will certainly linger for the entire year in three days. Starting from April 29 through May 1,, the fair is expected to bring together small businesses in Nigeria’s food sector, more than a dozen internationally renowned chefs and food experts and thousands of food lovers to create the biggest food experience in Africa.
Organised by Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, the fair was designed to celebrate Nigeria’s vibrant food culture whilst promoting enterprise in the small business sector of the food industry. The 3-day event is free and would provide the platform to connect with a wider segment of experts in the food business fields. Over the past two years, the fair has become a major event in the social calendar of Nigerians and beyond.
This year, the event will feature a series of Master classes in the art and business of food and drink whilst treating attendees to a host of live cooking demonstrations of favourite delicacies by renowned international and indigenous chefs. The carefully curated selection of small food businesses will offer the best culinary experiences in Lagos.
While commenting on the 2018 edition, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Mr. Segun Agbaje, said, “Alongside the unparalleled culinary experience, the Gtbank Food and Drink Fair showcases the richness of Africa’s food culture and the vibrancy of the small businesses involved in the industry. This year, we have added an extra day to the fair, thereby increasing the opportunities for small businesses to connect to more consumers as well as businesses.
“Apart from the amazing experiences that we create for our tens of thousands of guests, it is the personal testimonials that we receive from small businesses that speak to the true value of the Gtbank Food and Drink Fair. Behind these small businesses are hard-working fathers, enterprising mothers and incredibly passionate youths, and when they share their remarkable stories of record sales at the fair, we see not just the impact of our efforts at promoting enterprise but the immense capacity of our organization as a platform for enriching lives.”