HEIDELBERG, Germany: The German Trade fair specialists, Fair Trade Messe have announced AfricaBuild Lagos to hold 6 to 8 March 2018 at the Landmark Centre in Lagos.
Making the announcement, the organisers have attributed the decision on the success of the 2017 edition, and the country being out of recession, which according to the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics the country found its way out of recession as GDP in the second quarter of 2017 grew by 0.55% year-on-year in real terms. Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy with an estimated GDP of 401 billion USD (gtai) in 2017 and is expected to become one of the world’s Top 20 economies by 2050.
Due to these facts and after the great success of the trade show in 2017 it comes as no surprise that the German trade fair specialists fairtrade Messe announce the 3rd edition of AfricaBuild Lagos to take place on 6 to 8 March 2018.
The event will bring together Nigeria’s key building and interiors professionals and present products from international manufacturers and suppliers from around the world. The range of exhibits is extensive and includes architectural facades, bathroom equipment & sanitary engineering, building materials & equipment, climate control equipment, construction machinery & equipment, doors & locks, finishing materials, fireproof equipment, flooring, gates & automation, hardware & tools, heating & water supply, paints & coatings and windows and profile systems.
The event which will be supported by organisations such as Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria and to the ECOWAS-States, Advantage Austria, AHK Nigeria-Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria, FOCI-Federation of Construction Industry Nigeria, ICEX-Spanish Embassy, NGBA-Nigerian-German Business Association and the Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Economy, will be completed by presentations and conferences. The opening session is scheduled for 6 March featuring personalities from politics and trade.