The Chief Executive of Elan Expo Exhibition West Africa, Jude Chime, yesterday in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, said an exhibition and Expo has been put in place to bring professionals together.
Over 5000 engineers, architects, builders among others, are set to brainstorm on how to address housing deficits and other construction challenges in the country.
According to Chime, the show will be the biggest in the country as it is also targeted at harmonizing various efforts of stakeholders in construction, engineering and commerce.
He added that the exercise would also feature the maiden edition of the Women in Construction, Engineering, And Commerce (WCECE) conference, the first of its kind in Nigeria, adding that it would give inventors the opportunity to showcase world-class equipment and new innovation.
“In less than 15 days, the biggest construction and engineering show in West Africa will open its doors to over 5000 engineers, architects, builders, manufacturers, and importers as over 150 brands will be showcasing their products in sectors such as The HVAC&R, WasteWater, and Water Treatment, Ceramics and Sanitary wares, and Building construction materials and Machinery“, he said.
“WCEC 2022 is to create an avenue to expand the frontiers of women in Construction, Engineering, and Commerce with an enlightening panelist session and also has the strong supporting presence of various construction, engineering, and trade bodies such as; The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria, (APWEN), Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), the NIOB Women Wing, and NAWORG to mention but a few.
“This event will also serve as a platform to harmonize the various efforts of stakeholders in Construction, Engineering, and commerce, especially with the opportunities provided by the African Free Trade Area with access to providing services and products to over 1.4 billion population”.
“Over 520 Business-to-Business meetings have been pre-arranged to take place within the three days“.