PHOTO Caption L-R: Alhaji Jibril Ibrahim, President, Chattered Institute of Logistic & Transport, Joyce Akpata, Director General, Nigeria American Chamber of Commerce, Ms Jadesola Ogundiminegha, Event Manager, Multi Modal West Africa and another participant at a Press Conference and stakeholders meeting held yesterday in Lagos at Golfview Hotel, G.R.A Ikeja. It was an exciting evening of fun and excitement as Clarion Events West Africa launches the second edition of Multimodal West Africa, in Lagos. The event which held at Golfview Hotel, G.R.A Ikeja had key stakeholders in the logistics and transportation industry in attendance. Multimodal West Africa is an international transportation, logistics and supply chain management exhibition, designed and targeted to engage all major stakeholders (public and private sector) in the industry across all the sub-sectors and the value-chain. This year, the 3-day event will kick off from Tuesday, 23rd-25th January at the Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, with over 100 local and international exhibitors and over 1,000 confirmed attendees. Participants through the specialised conferences will be exposed to latest trends and business investment opportunities available within the industry as industry experts will be sharing first- hand information crucial to thrive within the industry. It is an exhibition that has left most industry stakeholders excited, as they believe it will adequately reposition the Transportation and Logistics sector, which used to be noted for its huge contribution to the nation’s economy but has struggled to retain its position as a result of economic downturn. Speaking at the event, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, President, Chattered Institute of Transport and Logistics, revealed that Multimodal West Africa is a brilliant initiative of Clarion Events as it will further provide support in addition to Government’s effort to revamp the industry.  In his words, he encouraged everyone to take advantage of the diverse opportunities the event presents. Also speaking at the event, Ms Jadesola Ogundiminegha, Event Manager, Multimodal West Africa, explained that the event aims to increase port and terminal activities increase number of non-oil exporters to broaden the nation’s economic base, reduce clearance times, improve intermodal options and facilities at ports to promote patronage, reorient in line with new economic diversification policy, explore dedicated ports for exports and provide more efficient supply chain solutions. The amazing thing about Multimodal West Africa is that it is absolutely free for visitors, but they are only required to register via www.multimodalwestafrica.com for a chance to claim their exclusive visitor tickets. Procurements/logistics manager, manufacturer, exporter and importers and all those who seek cost effective supply chain solutions are encouraged to take advantage of the event. Clarion Events West Africa is a division of Clarion Events Limited based in the United Kingdom established since 1947 with capacities and expertise in producing over 180 innovation and market leading exhibitions annually, organised with 13 global office.  ]]>

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