Informa Markets, SkipperSeil Host Curtain Raiser in Abuja
Informa Markets, convener of West Africa’s largest power and renewable energy event, Power Nigeria, in association with the events’main Sponsor, SkipperSeil, recently held a curtain raiser at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja to officially unveil the 2019 edition of Power Nigeria exhibition and conference.
The event was an evening of networking and cocktails where Informa Markets and SkipperSeil announced details of the 2019 Power Nigeria exhibition & conference scheduled to take place from 24th-26th September at Landmark Centre, Lagos. The event was well attended by government agencies, including the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Federal Ministry of Finance, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Abuja Distribution Company, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)and many more.
Speaking at the curtain raiser, Mr. Rakesh Sardana, Managing Director- SkipperSeil Nigeria Limited stated that the Power exhibition and conference plays a key role in promoting the Nigerian Power sector and showcasing the latest products and solutions for energy productivity. He said “Skipper is committed to activities that foster renewable and long-term energy security, hence, our support for Power Nigeria”. This year, attendees can look forward to insightful discussions on the opportunities and potential that abound for the power sector. Essentially, attendees will be able to see first-hand products and solutions that the Power Nigeria exhibition has bought together to address the energy needs in Nigeria. Mr. Rakesh Sardana, added “Informa Markets is to be commended for its consistency in organizing Power Nigeria and providing a solid platform for stakeholders to converge and discuss the way forward”.
On his part, Exhibition Director of Power Nigeria, Mr. Deep Karani, highlighted that power is fundamental to the socio economic development of any nation. “The energy sector is critical to the advancement of every economy. However, it is discouraged by a range of challenges from population outburst, lack of funding opportunities, inevitable industrialization, and other technical barriers.Power Nigeria is set to discuss all these challenges and seek possible solutions to them while also providing a platform for renowned energy, electrical, renewable and power companies to showcase their products and solutions uniquely designed to alleviate power problems”.
Mr Deep Karani further thanked the government, sponsors, partners and speakers for their support. “We are thankful for the constant support of the Nigerian government, our sponsors, exhibitors, partners as well as our impressive line-up of speakers”, he said.
Other organizations and agencies that graced the curtain raiser include but were not limited to MBS Engineering, Nigerian Association of Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Energy Commission of Nigeria, Eko Distribution Company, Rural Electrification Agency and Delam Integrated Services Ltd.
In a strategic move by Informa Markets, Mr. Deep Karani announced the rebrand of Power Nigeria to officially become Nigeria Energy in 2020. According to Informa Markets, the change comes on the heels of the growth of their exhibitions that cater to more than just the power sector and have a strong foothold on the energy industry as a whole.
The exhibition and conference offers a blend of in-depth solutions and networking opportunities for the West African and Nigerian energy market. It has established itself as an annual hub for providing innovations that will drive the energy markets forward. The international brand status combined with local knowledge & stakeholder partnerships results in making Power Nigeria a must-attend event for all energy industry professionals. Interested attendees can register for free at www.power-nigeria.com