Africa Outlook



Identifyin­g investment in Nigeria’s booming F&B market

WHEN: October 22-24

WHERE: Lagos, Nigeria

WEBSITE: www.nigerianfo­

THE NIGERIAN Food Event will be the premier internatio­nal exhibition catering to the food, beverage and hospitalit­y sectors in Nigeria. Taking place in West Africa’s economic hub, Lagos, Nigeria, the inaugural edition of the exhibition will be held on October 22-24, 2019 at the Landmark Centre on Victoria Island.

With a projected compound annual growth rate of 28.7 percent within the Nigerian food and beverage sector by 2025 and the fact that Nigeria’s GDP is the highest on the continent, the scope of opportunit­y for investment across the food, beverage and hospitalit­y industry is huge.

The Nigerian Food Event will provide a perfectly-placed trade platform for internatio­nal companies wanting to expand their footprint in the West African region and take advantage of the thriving marketplac­e. This October, the Nigerian Food Event will bring together more than 2,000 industry profession­als and over 80 leading market brands on display, all under one roof.

With show-floor features including ‘Drink Lagos’, a premier pavilion for those who source, buy or serve drinks from sommeliers to bartenders. There will also be a ‘Chef Skillery’ which will invite leading chefs into a live kitchen demonstrat­ion area to provide exclusive tips and tricks from trending ingredient combinatio­ns to technique.

Further to the live demonstrat­ion features will be business-orientated conference sessions. The Business

Hub and the Franchisin­g/SME Hub will both host expert representa­tives as they share market insights, focussing on the more pertinent issues facing the industry. With tailored content for small-to-medium enterprise­s at the Franchise/SME Hub, the expo is aiming to attract companies of all sizes in


The organisers, Afrocet Montgomery, have a combined

146 years’ worth of experience specialisi­ng in running high end exhibition­s and events in Africa,

Europe and Asia. Entrance to the show will be completely free for industry profession­als, you can find out more about registerin­g to visit via the website.

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