Nigeria Manufacturers Summit to Focus on Innovation and Growth


July 2, 2024

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Azonuchechi Chukwu

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has finalized plans to host the Nigeria Manufacturers Summit, now rescheduled from its initial June date to July 2nd to 4th, 2024, in Abuja. This pivotal event, beginning at 9 am daily, aims to address critical issues and foster innovation within the manufacturing sector.

In collaboration with the Presidency, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (FMITI), National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), and Ernst and Young (EY), MAN aims to drive significant discourse on the sector’s future. The theme, “Rethinking Manufacturing,” highlights the need for innovative strategies to enhance efficiency, competitiveness, and sustainability in Nigerian manufacturing.

According to MAN’s Director General, Segun Ajayi-Kadir, the summit will explore overcoming constraints limiting the sector’s performance, enhancing supply chain resilience, leveraging technology, and fostering a conducive business environment for growth.

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, will be the Special Guest of Honour, joining a diverse group of government ministries, agencies, development partners, regional institutions, corporate entities, experts, and manufacturers across various sectors.

Discussions will focus on five major pillars:

Promoting Growth, Upscaling Productivity, and Improving Competitiveness
Enhancing Energy Security and Infrastructure Development
Improving the Macroeconomic Environment and Ease of Doing Business
Increasing Patronage of Made-in-Nigeria Products and Local Content Development
Leveraging Regional and Continental Trade for Export Development
The summit will feature engaging focus group discussions with high-level government officials, CEOs of manufacturing industries, industry experts, and thought leaders. Attendees can expect insightful presentations on manufacturing performance, emerging trends, and best practices. Additionally, there will be opportunities for networking and showcasing innovative Nigerian products, technologies, and solutions.

Attendance is by invitation only, targeting key stakeholders, professionals, and enthusiasts in the manufacturing industry.

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Chukwu Azochukwu, The Naija247news
Chukwu Azochukwu, The Naija247news
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