The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will open the 13th edition of the Abuja International Housing Show, which commences next month at the International Conference Centre.
Governors of Lagos, Kaduna and Edo states will also be special guest while presidents of all housing and construction professional bodies, and corporate Chief Executive Officers are also expected at the forum.
The expectations for this year’s edition are very high as over 20, 000 participants have confirmed participation, according to Managing Director, Fesadeb Communications Limited, Festus Adebayo, organisers of the forum.
“As the platform for product exhibition, over 400 local and international exhibitors are going to showcase their latest products and innovations to their clients and buyers who are ever attracted by the incomparably cheap bargains available at the show.
“As a truly international event, participants will cut across at least 15 countries including USA, UK, UAE, South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, India and China. There will be a high level delegation of international diplomats and foreign ministers of works and housing including Ghana’s Samuel Atta Akyea.
He revealed that the housing show is not just a business and investment event, it is also a choice destination for those seeking relevant and up-to-date information about housing, construction, mortgage, investments and real estate management.
Adebayo said: There will be at least 30 local and international speakers who will be sharing their knowledge and experience around this year’s theme; ‘’Driving Sustainable Housing Finance Models In The Midst of Global Uncertainty – a testament to how it continues to be an invaluable experience for building professionals in Nigeria and across the globe.
“Participants are guaranteed to witness elite conferences and special sessions like the CEO Forum, Housing Finance and PropTech Conferences, Not Too Young to Own a Home and the Women in Housing Convention.
Notable among the international speakers include Lew Shulman, Debra Erb, Kecia Rust, Anders Lindquist and Robert Hornsby whose impact in the global housing environment are immeasurable.
Not only is the show endorsed by top public and private sector stakeholders as the number one place for innovation showcase, professional networking, exhibition and making of sales, it is also sponsored by major business and corporate institutions like Echostone, NMRC, Family Homes Funds, FMBN, Royal Ceramics, Mixta Africa, Cosgrove, Brain and Hammers, as well as Solignum.