Monday, February 27, 2012
The Ogun State Government will hold the inaugural edition of the Ogun State Investors’ Forum, with the theme: “Ogun State: Open for Business” on March 26- 27, 2012 at the DLK Event Centre, Abeokuta.
One of the Forum’s main objective is to bring together captains of industry from around the globe to hobnob with Ogun State Government in order to tap into the abundant business opportunities in the State.
The Ogun State Investors’ Forum will feature key world leaders who have graciously accepted to share their experiences and contribute to the effort to develop a cogent and actionable plan to accelerate economic development of the State. More than 1000 delegates, cutting acrossthe public sector, industry and the academia from all over the world are expected to attend the Forum in Abeokuta.
During the Forum, delegates will be guided to a tour of investment opportunities that exist in the State owing to its position as the Gateway State and close proximity to the nation’s premier commercialcapital, Lagos. Discussions will centre around topics onAgriculture/Agro Allied Business, Infrastructure, Roads, Housing, Energy and Transport, Logistics/Distribution/Retail Trade, Manufacturing – The Ogun State Experience, Funding Opportunities/Financing and Ogun State Modus Operandi.
“Ogun State Investors’ Forum is a veritablewindow for investors to learn more about the economic potentials of the State and an opportunity to get great tips on how to benefit from the abundant resources in the State” said Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun. He described the Forum as, “An economic intervention which will bring together leaders in both public and private sectors from within and outside the country to harness business opportunities in the Gateway State under the right ambience".
For more information and to register for the Forum, please log on to www.ogunstate.gov.ng.