Nigeria Baby Fair (Exhibition, competition and awards) an event to bring together various stakeholders in the baby and child care industry makes a debut in Lagos in August 2019.
The three-day event slated for August 2 – 4, is expected to feature an array of products and services for early-child needs as well as a lot of side attractions.
The event is slated to hold at the Muri Okunola Park.
Speaking at the press conference to announce the event, the Project Director, Tolulope Olorundero stated that,
“Nigeria Baby Fair intends to bring together players in the value chain of the infant and early-child space.”
The fair will feature crèches, kindergarten and daycare centres, makers and sellers of kiddies clothes, accessories and apparel, children focused NGOs and orphanages, maternity and pediatric centres, play centres and more’.
The fair will also feature side attractions like crawling competition, music and poetry by children under age five, walking competition among infants, multi-tasking mums, diaper changing competition for dads, amongst other initiatives. From all these, you can tell that is a family-focused initiative.
She added that, “The fair seeks to achieve a number of objectives – to provide an organised single meeting point for young parents and sellers of kiddies items as well as service providers to meet current and potential clients. We particularly want to encourage SMEs that have grown their businesses using social media. We also intend for it to expand the scope of the event industry in Nigeria’.
As you may be aware, the event industry in Nigeria is one of the fastest growing in the world and holds a lot of promise. Many more themed-events are yet to come on stream in this clime so there is great opportunity for more industries to blossom”.
A key part of the Baby Fair is the social impact and philanthropy initiative wherein the general public is encouraged to donate items that they no longer use for their babies and infants. Such items will be distributed among orphanages and to other less-privileged individuals to give their babies and infants basic necessities.
The Nigeria Baby Fair is inspired by the increasing birth rate in Nigeria and the big industry that serves their
The fair is intended to be an annual event for players in the baby and child-care sector/industry to meet, showcase new product range and to interact with a large consumer segment at one venue. More than 50 companies, organisations and vendors ranging from manufacturers to retailers and other service providers are expected to showcase and display wares, products and services at the fair.
The event is conceived and marketed by BH Communications LTD.