The management of a famous brand/marketing hub – The Roothub, based at AKEES Plaza in Uyo are now set to host over 5000 participants in another tech event tagged #startconfest. This was made known in press release by the hub CEO Mr. Tony Onuk. In the release, Onuk said the expected crowd is spurred by its previous successes in the past three years of hosting the event.
“Spurred on by its previous successes, Now in its 3rd year, the Start Conference Festival #StartConFest has gained national prominence as the annual gathering of industry leaders who are passionate about the start-up business ecosystem within the Country. Immerse yourself in seven(7) days of fun, sales, networking and learning, all in an environment fostering collaboration.”
He further said the event is “designed to strengthen Akwa Ibom’s reputation as the Startup Capital of Nigeria, due in part to the rising wave of Technology and entrepreneurial activities, the festival promises to provide inspiration to entrepreneurs, enthusiasts, students, Corporate Bodies, and the general public. According to the organizers and partners of #StartConFest, the festival promises to be the right mix of vital components needed to spur the entrepreneurial ecosystem growth of the Country as well as, showcase the youthful talent that abounds in the State.”
Programs at the event usually include delivering of inspiring talks from industry thought leaders, products showcasing, musical performances, film screenings, theater performances, spoken word, book readings, daily fashion shows, funding mentor ship, boot camps, pitches, contests & competitions, talent hunts, games, virtual reality experience, awesome networking platform and one-on-one interactions surrounded by smart, passionate people and with the best tools and approaches at your disposal.
It is expected that over the course of the festival, you will have the opportunity to meet startups from different fields, learn new things/ideas, get certified, catch up on trends around the world, access startup opportunities and contribute to the creativity and entrepreneurship eco-system.
Onuk called on all and sundry to be part of this powerful marketing and sales platform to connect with consumers, retailers, partners and investors. Build brand awareness and strengthen relationships. Each day, activities starts from 9 am with exhibitions in the following categories: Food & Beverage, Health & Lifestyle, Fashion, Education, Technology, Financial Services, Creative Industry etc.
The event is scheduled as follows:
DATE: SEPTEMBER 11TH – 17TH 2017
HOST CITY: UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE
HOST: ROOTHUB ACCELERATOR SYSTEMS
VENUE: ROOTHUB, AKEES PLAZA
To attend, volunteer, exhibit or sponsor, visit www.startconfest.com
Tel: 08092427901, 08186420525
Follow the event on facebook, click here
Meanwhile the event is expected to trend on social media with the following hashtags
#STARTCONFEST17 #BACKTOTHEFUTURE #JOINFORCES #WEARETHEROOTHUB