Monday, 17 March 2014

Nigerian London Business Forum UK-Nigeria Trade & Investment Roundtable

Nigerian London Business Forum held UK-Nigeria Trade & Investment Roundtable on March 5-6, 2014 at the Kingsway Hall Hotel, London. The speakers and the topics to be both informative and beneficial. The audience participation in “Why are You Here” and the interactive question and answer sessions with the speakers was a valuable contribution to the conference that was greatly appreciated. All contributors were assured that any positive comments will be acted upon to improve the value and quality of future events.

The event kicked off with a welcome note from Dr Chris Onalo, Director Nigerian Business Forum (NILOBF)
A “Why are You Here”session, where all participants introduced themselves and expressed their interest in utilizing the event for their business benefit.

Speakers and topics over the two days included

Speaker: Jennifer Obaseki, Solicitor of Obaseki Solicitors Associates 
Topic: The Impact of Immigration Regulations and Procedures on Bilateral Trade and Investment Relations

Speaker: Ali Sherwani, Head Business Development UK Export Finance
Topic: Export Credits Guarantee services of the ECDG, Understanding the Operational Process of UK Export finance

Speaker: Engr. Beks Dagago-Jack, Chairman Presidential Taskforce of Power
Topic: Current State of Power Sector in Nigeria

Speaker: Simon Brown, Senior Manager for East & West Africa, UKTI London
Topic: UKTI- The Role of UK Trade & Investment in Promoting Bilateral Business Relationship Between UK and Nigeria.

Speaker: Peter Carter, British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria
Topic: British High Commission of  Bilateral Trade Between UK and Nigeria/ Immigration and issuance of business visa's to facilitate trade between the two countries.

Speaker: Engr. Emeka Unachukwu, President Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (PHCCIMA)
Topic: Understanding Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry

Speaker: Ruma Deb, Senior International Business Executive, London Chamber of Commerce (LCCI)
Topic: LCCI Trade Mission to Nigeria

Power point presentations of Engr. Beks Dagago-Jack, Chairman Presidential Taskforce of Power, Ali Sherwani, Head Business Development UK Export Finance, Engr. Emeka Unachukwu, President Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Jennifer Obaseki, Solicitor of Obaseki Solicitors Associates and information from the UK Trade & Investment are available by sending an email to 

Danette Gayle
Director of Operations

NILOBF hope this information will be beneficial to your business growth.
NILOBF look forward to welcoming you to future NILOBF events and in the interim, to working with you in the strengthening of trade relations between UK and Nigeria.


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