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Information management expo, awards holds in Lagos

Records and Information Management Awareness Foundation (RIMA Foundation) is set to hold its annual
workshop, exhibition and awards tagged Records and Information Management Awareness Workshop, Awards and Exposition (RIMAW & RIMA Awards 2010).

RIMA Foundation is a non-profit NGO, which seeks to promote proper management and security of records and information in Nigeria and Africa, will address major issues affecting information management and security industry in Nigeria and Africa as well as proffer definitive answers to growing information management and security needs and issues at RIMAW 2010 holding in Lagos on August 27, 2010. It is billed to hold at Welcome Centre Hotel, International Airport Road .

President of RIMA Foundation Mr. Oyedokun Ayodeji Oyewole, said the workshop would provide attendees with unique opportunities to meet leading information management, security and technology solution providers like Fujifilm, Docuscan Africa Ltd, Busicon Nigeria Limited, McAfee, Hadey, Xerox, Trinicle Limited, Docudata, Officetron, Josanti Info-Imaging Ghana, and so many other local and International solution providers.

A paper on the theme for the workshop “Social Network Marketing as a Tool for Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Development in Africa “ is expected to be delivered at the conference.
Chief Executives, key stakeholders and officers of corporations, Banks, Insurance, Oil & Gas, Government, Law enforcement including professionals will be attending the event. Attendees will among other things be able to learn and compare concepts, solutions and meet suppliers with an opportunity to discuss and share best practices with industry experts and existing users.

The one day workshop will start with a keynote presentation, followed by a number of parallel exposition and solution centre track. RIMAW 2010 Expo, according to Oyedokun, ““is the only place where end users can truly assess the latest products and services from all the major information management, security and technology players in a face-to-face environment.””

The awards, which will mark the climax of the workshop and exhibition, will be given to individuals and corporate organisations for their contributions and involvement in promoting the records and information management industry.

RIMA Awards are fiercely contested and highly valued within the Information Management, Information Security, Information Technology and business world.

RIMA Foundation, a resource to the Information Management and Security (IMS) Industry in Africa has recently been involved in different collaborative activities with different international organisations on information management and security awareness to ensure wider coverage, acceptance and adoption at the grass root level.

According to Oyedokun, ““the information management industry in Africa has huge potentials for both investments and employment opportunities in Africa and the level of awareness is still at its lowest ebb which is why the Foundation is doing everything possible to make Africans realise these and also see the importance of managing and securing records and information at all level of operations


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