Upcoming Creative Industry Events In November

By | October 31, 2016

Hello there, and welcome to our line up of useful industry events for the month of November.

These programs will benefit you and your business, even though all may not be peculiar to your creative sector. But as we learned on the community page in October, networking is a must if you are growing a business..

Have a look and be sure to attend one of them in the least. We remain committed to your crafting success.

Lagos International Trade Fair

lagos-fairDate: Friday 4th – Sunday 13th Nov. 2016

Venue: Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Onikan Lagos

Description: The 2016 Lagos International Trade Fair is organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry. This edition of the international trade fair also celebrates the 30th anniversary of the fair.

The Fair which is staged with the support and co-operation of the Federal and the State Governments covers all aspects of business and economic activities in Nigeria. It offers a unique exposition for manufacturers, suppliers, buyers and users of a wide range of goods and services as well as opportunities for investment and trade promotion.


ibor3Date: 05 Nov 2016

Time: 12:30 PM – 05:00 PM

Location: Nelo’s Place Events Center, 2, Tom Oshikoya Street, Off Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja, Ikeja, Lagos

Description: The event centres on helping women discover their purpose, achieve personal development and reach their full potential. We also strive to create financial empowerment through mentorship, entrepreneurship and employment opportunities. There will be red carpet. Some of our speakers include Arese Ugwu of Smart Money Africa, Bimpe Onakoya, Funke Bucknor Obruthe, Ronke Aderinoye and Owolabi Awosan. There Will be a fashion runway segment, vendor stands and other interesting things. Email: info@niqqistyles.com

Lagos Book & Art Festival

18th-labaf-slide-posters-1Date: November 10-13, 2016

Time: 9:00am

Venue: Freedom Park. 1 Hospital Road (Formal Federal Prisons), Broad Street, Lagos.

Description: LABAF is an art festival with a heavy book content and is a testament to the commitment of CORA that the only way to translate the ‘teeming’ population of Nigeria into a true human resource is to develop their mind. It is an international event with participants drawn from scholars, writers, artists and journalists from all over the world. For more info. visit: http://www.lagosbookartfestival.org/

GTBank Fashion Weekend

fshnwknd_eflierDate: 12 & 13 Nov. 2016

Time: 10am-10pm daily

Location: Plot 1, Water Corporation Drive, Oniru Estate, VI, Lagos

Description: The GTBank Fashion Weekend is a consumer focused fashion exhibition and capacity building event that aims to promote enterprise within the fast growing Nigerian fashion industry.

The Retail exhibition will showcase dozens of leading Small Businesses within the fashion and beauty industry, offering a diverse range of affordable and luxury apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty items, and much more. As part of the shopping experience, there will be a craft section, featuring handcrafted indigenous garments and accessories.

Register for a masterclass https://fashionweekend.gtbank.com/

The Eleventh Fashion Show

fashion-show-1Date: 13 Nov 2016

 Time: 12:00 PM 08:00 PM

Location:The Bespoke Center, Off Lagos-Epe Express Road, Lekki, Eti Osa, Lagos

Description: The Eleventh Fashion Show has been created as a platform to showcase Nigeria’s finest piece of art through the runway stardom, it’s also designed to expose our youthful and brilliant skills/talent our young designers got! which we intend to express the glamour of our culture through style. The Eleventh Fashion Show is an event to promote both young and experienced fashion designers. Exhibition booths will be available for brands to showcase their products or services.

Email: info@theeleventhfashionshow.com Visit: http://theeleventhfashionshow.com

SME SpringBoard Conference


Date: 15 Nov. 2016

Time: 10am. Registration starts at 9am.

Venue: Top Ranks Hotel Galaxy, Utako Abuja

Description: Connect with Extraordinary Entrepreneurs. Access Funds for small Business. Great Training Sessions. Small Biz Products Expo. Mentoring/one on one sessions

Registration fee: N3000

Call: 07051495055




Enterprise Women  Day, Lagos


Date: November 16th, 2016

Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Venue: Civic Centre, Lagos

Description: Successful female entrepreneurs come together to discuss these prevailing issues and map out positive ways to tackle these challenges through sharing their experiences and offering strategic suggestions that could help the women to scale – up successfully.

Register now on http://gewng2016.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

 Global Entrepreneurship Week: Passion & Prudence

passionDate: 17th November 2016

Venue: Ace-olivia hall, City Mall, Lagos.

Description:Passion and Prudence is a tale about the need to be money-wise in the face of hardship and lack. It is described as one with intrigues, suspense, humour and countless life’s lessons.

Tickets are on sale already on Afritickets at http://www.afritickets.com/event/passion-prudence for just N5,000.

The Nigerian Natural Hair & Beauty Show 2016

hairDate: November 19th, 2016.

Time: 11am – 7pm
Venue: Harbour Point, Wilmot Point Close, Off Ahmadu Bello Road, VI.

Description:You can look forward to amazing speakers, great shopping, awesome demos and just an all-round fantastic day out. Believe us; you DON’T want to miss this one!

Ticket types;
Exhibition only, (age 16+) – N1500
Standard,(age 16+) – N7,500
VIP,(age 18+) – N10,000


London Fashion Festival Lagos

londonfashionfestival1473193902Date: Nov 26, 2016

 Time: 03:00 PM- 11:00 PM

Location: Muri Okunola Park, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island , Eti Osa, Lagos

Description:A platform for existing and emerging creatives to learn, grow and showcase their talents. First Stop Lasgidi! Main attractions: *Tasty food & Drink *BBQ & Grill (Your first serving’s on us) *Creative Acts *Goody Bags *Best dressed Competitions *‘Beauty zone’ offering manicures, beauty demo, tutorials and much more. Pop Up Market Place: *Variety of food & drink *variety of women and men’s wear brands *Variety of footwear and accessories brands *Variety of Hair and Skincare brands Limited Early Bird Entry N 4,500 (online), Entry at venue N5,000. This is a 16+ Event.

Tickets available online at http://www.lfflagos.com/tickets

Made In Nigeria Shoe Expo

made-inDate: Nov 29, 2016

Time: 09:00 AM 06:00 PM

Location:The Event Place, Ikeja, Ikeja, Lagos

Description: This edition of the fair has been tagged – MADE IN NIGERIA SHOE EXPO, 2016, with the theme “ENTRENCHING QUALITY COMPLIANCE AS A TOOL FOR DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA’S FOOTWEAR AND LEATHER SECTOR”. The theme of the Expo which focuses on entrenching quality compliance within the footwear and leather industry would help address pertinent issues with quality compliance, conformity and assessment, detailed labeling and packaging which is the biggest hindrance to exports from Nigeria.


P.S: Check back mid-month as this post will be updated with new events as they come up.

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