September 27, 2015

Etisalat, Webmall partner for Connect Commerce Conference

Lagos- Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications operator, Etisalat is partnering with Virtual Retail outlet, Webmall, to host a conference on commerce dubbed ‘ConCon 2015’.

The Connect Commerce conference, billed for September 29, 2015 at Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, aims at equipping small and medium business enterprises with ground-breaking tools that can be utilized to grow existing businesses.

Over 1000 attendees from the SME community who are eager to maximize technology-driven strategies for business growth are expected at ConCom 2015. It also offers a networking platform to the attendees.

Speaking about the conference, Director of Enterprise Segment, Etisalat Nigeria, Lucas Dada, said it is in keeping with the company’s commitment to bringing value to lives and businesses through innovations.

”The changing business world demands an innovative response which is what the Connect Commerce platform offers. We are delighted to be part of this, and much more so having shown leadership in providing innovative business solutions designed to meet business-specific needs,” he said.

Speakers and Panelists for the Conference are Pooled from Etisalat, UBA, Fidelity Bank, FCMB, Synergy Capital, Echovc, UPS, Central Bank of Nigeria and AIS As Well as e-commerce operators.

They Include Tom Harpointner, Founder & CEO of AIS Media, Inc., an Atlanta-based, award-winning digital marketing agency that has helped thousands of businesses realize tangible growth using effective digital marketing strategies; Dipo Fatokun, Director, Banking and Payments System, Central Bank of Nigeria (CNB),

Ladi Balogun, GMD, First City Monument Bank; Wole Faroun, MD/CEO, Netplus Dot Com and Bidemi Ladipo, Head, Enterprise Marketing, Etisalat Nigeria.
Others are Kenneth Opara, Head of Managed SMEs, Fidelity Bank; Wole Famurewa, Markets Editor, West Africa, CNBC Africa; Jola Aderemi-Makinde, Business Development, Google Nigeria; Yinka Adedeji, Head of E-Banking, UBA; Akintoye Akindele, Partner, Synergy Capital Managers and Sunkanmi Olowo, Head, SME/Value Chain Banking, Ecobank