CONVENER OF THE CONFERENCE OF NIGERIA TRADE ASSOCIATIONS (CONiTA 2022) UNVEILS SPEAKERS FOR HER 4TH EDITION

Conference of Nigeria Trade Associations; the largest and the foremost gathering of diverse trade associations in Nigeria earlier in the year announced the Call for Papers.

The Conference is being organized by a consortium of organizations that share and believe in the Agenda 2030, Africa Agenda 2063 as well as in the Nigeria Economic Sustainability Plan with support from the public and private sectors.

CONiTA 2022 is thus a multi-interface seeking to influence diverse trade associations to evolve sustainability models; whose aim among others is to harness their common potentials; drive enabling policies and recommendations for inclusive growth, good governance and shared prosperity encompassing sustainable development goals.

In a press statement issued by Mr Nelson Obine, Co-convener of the Conference said the conference for the year is in a series following the need to promptly proffer more efficient and encompassing dialogue and solutions to serve the teeming interest of diverse trade associations that was raised in the past three editions.

Hence the shift from the annually held Conference to a quarterly event; to be followed by capacity building on trade associations management.

The enumerated speakers include Prof. Labode Popoola, Chairman, Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Nigeria, Former Vice-Chancellor of Osun State University; Dr Chukwuka Onyekwena, Executive Director, Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA); Mr Seye Olurotimi, Founder of MSME Africa;  Alhaji Nurudeen Buhari, President, Lagos State Council of Tradesmen and Artisans (LASCOTA); Mr Tony Peters, Management Consultant; Mr Taiwo Sowore of National Association of Computer Engineers & Technicians; Dr Nseabasi Ekanem, President of Trinity Healthcare Foundation; Mrs Yetunde Arobieke, Honourable Commissioner, Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation & Employment, as Guest of Honour among others.

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CONVENER OF THE CONFERENCE OF NIGERIA TRADE ASSOCIATIONS (CONiTA 2022) UNVEILS SPEAKERS FOR HER 4TH EDITION

The Slogan for this year’s conference is –Harnessing the Power of Trade Associations for Good Governance, Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity. The first in the series is the 4th Edition is scheduled to hold from Thursday to Friday, 28th – 29th April 2022; at the LCCI Conference and Exhibition Centre, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria in a hybrid model.

Time is 10:00 am prompt.  Mr Obine in the statement said attendance is free and still open for members of trade associations in Nigeria. More information can be obtained from the Conference website at https://www.conita.org.ng/ while still open for corporate sponsorship.

Sponsors in the past editions include First Bank, Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers, Nigerian Breweries, Guinness Nigeria, NIMASA and Wholemart Ventures with media coverage from News Express and others.

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