With global focus shifting increasingly towards innovative ideas that drive business, Nigerians are looking with great expectations as respected technology brands and players gather at the 2016 TechPlus. The event is scheduled to hold at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos from 22nd to 23rd July 2016.
TechPlus, rated one of the biggest gatherings of ideas-driven minds will witness the convergence of top brands like MTN, Samsung, Jumia, Stanbic IBTC, IBST, Megalectrics – operators of Beat, Classic and Naija FM, Teragon, LASAA, Lenovo and Coscharis.
With the theme ‘A Connected World’, #TechPlus2016 will have over 10,000 delegates, 60 conference speakers, 100 exhibitors, 3,000 gamers and hackers, and a vast array of tech-savvy, insight-driven delegates across diverse sectors. It will feature: Conference, Exhibition, Gaming, High-level networking GALA and many partner events including The Government Technology Forum, Women In Technology, Marketing Technology Summit and many more. The event will also provide an avenue for advanced technological discourse, innovation, top level networking for business players in Nigeria, Africa and beyond.
According to a statement issued by the organizer, Managing Director, Connect Marketing; Tunji Adeyinka, “TechPlus Conference and Expo is a place where new technology comes to life, new products are launched and innovations converge to provide manufacturers, concept generators, software and hardware companies, content developers a unique platform to bring their products and services to life.”
The statement also explained that the event is created as a platform where brands can connect with key decision makers and their target audience. This is evident in the caliber of premium brands that have signed to come onboard for the TechPlus 2016 event.
Adeyinka further revealed that, they have lined up thought leaders in the technology sector to discuss various topics at TechPlus 2016. The speakers include Tony Scot, United States Chief Information Officer; Omobola Johnson, Chairperson, Alliance for Affordable Internet; Juliet Anammah, CEO of Jumia Nigeria; Alon Lits, GM Sub-Saharan Africa, Uber; Helen Anatogu CEO, Idea Hub; Monique Woodard, Co-Founder and Venture Partner, 500 Startups; Sir Demola Aladekomo, Chairman, SmartCity Resorts Plc; Lola Masha, OLX Nigeria; Engr. Aliyu A. Aziz, Director General, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and Folabi Esan, Director, Adlevo; Olaoluwa Samuel-Biyi, Co-Founder, SureGifts.
Others include Professor Joan Enric Ricart, Professor of Economics and Strategic Management and Head of IESE’s Strategic Management Department; Dr Vincent Olatunji Acting DG, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA); Josep Ramon Ferrer,Former Smart City Director & Deputy CIO (Barcelona City Council); Rodney Williams Founder, LISNR; Karthik Noornie, Olam Group; VytasPaukštys, CEO, Eskimi and Kamran Elahian, Chairman &Co-Founder of Global Catalyst Partners, among others.
Interested participants can visit www.TechPlus.ng for registration as well as join the conversation online via @TechPlusngon Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The official hashtag of the event is #TechPlus2016.