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Tech Events In Lagos, February 2018: Events You Should Plan To Attend In The Coming Weeks

Welcome to the new year! This month brings to you the popular Social Media Week Lagos and other events. Here is our list of Tech Events in Lagos, February 2018 edition.

Tech Events In Lagos, February 2018: Edustart Summit 1.o

The theme of this event is The Future of Education. It is organized by the Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Studies at Covenant University. The event will hold at the school. Attendees will look into how technology is disrupting education. It holds on Feb 22 and Feb 23 by 10 am daily. The event is free and you can register here.

Here is a great article on education related startups in Nigeria.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, February 2018: Social Media Week (SMW) Lagos

The annual Social Media Week Lagos is now heading into its sixth year. It is dubbed Africa’s largest digital media & tech event. It will hold at the Landmark Centre from the 26th of February to the 2nd of March, 2018. The global theme for SMW 2018 is “Closer”. It will explore the intensifying conflict between community and individualism. The Campus Badge is currently free but you can also purchase the premium tickets. The premium tickets give you access to more benefits. You can get your tickets here. Find out more about the event schedule here.

We will be hosting two women-focused events at the conference. Check out our events here and here.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, February 2018: A Day With Code

This event seeks to introduce kids to computer programming. The event is free and involves a tour across schools in Lagos. Kids will taught an hour of code. The tour begins in April and ends in June 2018. This tour is open to Nursery, Primary, and Secondary schools in Lagos state for FREE. The Royal Geeks Academy is the organizer of this event. Schools can register and contact them here.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, February 2018: Fishackathon Lagos 2018

This event is a global one holding in several cities. It will focus on how tech can make aquaculture more sustainable  It will take place on February 10 by 10 am and February 11. Its sponsors include Andela and Amazon etc. You can learn more about the event here. Register for the event here.

Everything You Should Know About #EatDrinkFestival 4 by Eat Drink Lagos

#EatDrinkFestival 4 is here! It’s okay if you don’t know what it is. This post is an attempt to tell you all you need to know about the event. You may as well call it ” #EatDrinkFestival for Dummies “. (And no, you are not a dummy).

So let’s get started shall we?

 

What Exactly Is #EatDrinkFestival ?

#EatDrinkFestival is an annual gathering of foodies & drinkees (lol, is that even a thing?) in Nigeria. It is put together by Eat Drink Lagos, its vendors and partners. Stanbic IBTC is the title sponsor for the event. For this year, the Every Digital Radio Show is a media partner. This is the fourth edition of the festival.

Prefer a more formal explanation? Here’s one from the organizers:

EatDrinkFestival is a food and drink festival organized by EatDrinkLagos, Lagos’ premier food and drink guide.It is Nigeria’s leading celebration of food and drink.

 

#EatDrinkFestival 4: What Will Happen At The Event?

Attendees will sample food and drink for free. There will also be food and drink for sale. Food and Drink vendors from across Lagos (& Nigeria) will provide these items. Additionally, Taxify will entertain attendees at the event with tailgate games. Taxify is one of the event sponsors.

There will be a  main stage at the event. The stage is tagged;  Maggi Main Stage. It will play host to a series of culinary attractions at the Festival. There will be cooking battles from famed Nigerian cooking personalities. They include Chef Jeff , Chef Benedict , Chef Imoteda, Kitchen Butterfly, and Dobby’s Kitchen.  The festival main stage will also host bar battles from the competition’s participants. It will be hosted by the organizers of The Bartender. Stanbic IBTC will also have a tent at the event. Only account holders can eat & drink for free in the bank’s tent.

 

#EatDrinkFestival 4: Who Are The Food Vendors To Expect

There are about 50 food and drink vendors. Some of them include The Fish Lady, Majik Juice, Hothobs, Toasties, Legacy Grill and Shawarma, Wings’n’Sides, Thai Thai and Buka2go. Others include Nasco Grills, Captain Licious, Chef Benedict, Urban Fuxion, Vanilla Bakehouse, and SMIGZ Mobile Bar. There are still many more. Here is a list of the vendors with their menu list. Food selections will include Nigerian food, Mexican, Thai, American & Nigerian BBQ, and other specialty food.

#EatDrinkFestival is proudly sponsored by Stanbic IBTC, Maggi, Nescafé, American Honey, Skyy Vodka and Taxify. Others include Bella Naija, Culture Custodian, Nothing to Do in Lagos, Konbini, Everything Digital etc. Find a full list of the event sponsors & partners here.

 

#EatDrink Festival 4: Where & When Will The Event Hold & How Do I Get There?

The event will hold on December 26th between 12pm – 8pm. It will take place at the Dorchester, Water Corporation Road, Victoria Island, Lagos. Attendees can come along with their kids and there’s parking available.

Taxify (we mentioned them earlier) will be providing discounted rides to the event. Otherwise you can decide to drive or use other means of public transportation. The event is free to attend and you can register here.

 

Eat Drink Lagos & the Eat.Drink.Bot

Eat Drink Lagos is arguably Lagos’ premier Food and Drink online guide. Nosakhare Oyegun & Folayemi Agusto are the curators of the guide. They simply visit different places in Lagos, eat their food, and write about it.

You should check out the Eat.Drink.Bot, I tried out. It was fun to use although I wished it could answer more questions 🙂 .

See images below:

Eat.Drink.Bot: Image 1

 

Image 2: Eat.Drink.Bot

 

Eat.Drink.Bot: Image 3

 

Got other questions about the festival? Check this link or this one. Tell us what you think in the comments. Hoping to see you at the festival.

Tech Events In Lagos, December 2017: Events You Should Plan To Attend In The Coming Weeks

Welcome to a brand new month. The last one for the year 2017. If you found our previous edition of Tech Events In Lagos helpful, this will not be an exception. Take a dive into our list of Tech Events In Lagos, December 2017 edition below.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, December 2017: MEST Lagos Tech Conversations

This event is themed “How Cryptocurrency can enable Africa’s Entrepreneurs”.  The MEST Africa Incubator in Lagos is the organizer of this event. It is a paid event and will hold on December 6. It is the first in the series of events. Moderators at the event include the following:

  • Sam Uduma (Supergeeks)
  • Timi Ajiboye (Bitkoin Africa)
  • Nena Nwachukwu (BitPesa)
  • Lexi Novitske (Singularity Investments)

You can get a ticket and register for the event here.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, December 2017: The Nigeria Mobile Economy Summit and Expo

The event will hold at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos by 8am on December 7. It will gather players in the mobile ecosystem in Nigeria. They will discuss the opportunities that mobile phones have presented in addressing the Nation’s economic and social problems. The organizer is Center For Cyber Awareness and Development – CECAD. Click this URL to learn more.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, December 2017: Joomla!Day

This event is an opportunity for Joomla web-developers, experts and newbies. The event will hold on December 9 by 12:00PM. The organizer is Bincom ICT solutions. Register for the event here.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, December 2017: Annual Customer Conference 2017 by Gemalto & WiniGroup

This event will hold on December 7 and is themed “Enterprise Data Protection and Secure Digital Payment Solutions”. It starts at 8:00am and will take place at the Eko Hotel. Learn more and register for the event here.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, December 2017: Ethereum Meetup Lagos by ConsenSys

This event will hold on December 14 by 5:00PM. It will take place at the Co-creation Hub. It will be a night of learning about Ethereum, networking, drinks and light refreshment. Learn more about the event here and register using this URL.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, December 2017: Kotlin Beyond Android

This event holds on December 16 by 10:00AM. It will take place at 13A, Isaac John, Ikeja GRA, Lagos. The goal of the event is to show developers and non-developers alike, how else they could use Kotlin outside Android development. The organizer of the event is the Kotlin Nigeria User Group on Meetup.com. More details about the event here.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, December 2017: Scala Meetup VIII

The event will take place on December 23. It will begin by 12:30PM and will hold at the Hotels.ng office. Participants will look at how Scala implicits can be used for adhoc polymorphism in Scala. You can RSVP the event on Meetup.

 

Featured Image; NIMES on Eventbrite

Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: Events You Should Plan To Attend In The Coming Weeks

Are you looking to network and consequently take your business to the next level? Here is our list of Tech Events in Lagos, November 2017. You should definitely plan to attend these events. Just like the October edition, we have compiled these from major event platforms. Do ensure you also check back for the December edition.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: Africa As A Platform

This is a tech conference that celebrates innovators across Africa that are using technology to confront the continent’s daring economic challenges. The organizers of this event are Q21 Solutions Limited and ADE Digital Media Limited. The theme of the conference is “Millennials, Machines and Money”. There will be panel discussions and also a chance for startups to receive seed funding. Learn more about the event and register here.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: High Growth Africa Summit 2017

This is a two-day conference that teaches entrepreneurs how to build, scale and fund high growth businesses in Africa. Starta and Ingressive are the organizers of the event. The event will take  place on November 21 by 8:30am and November 22 by 9:00pm. It will feature speakers from the tech ecosystem and beyond. They include the following:

  • Oluyomi Ojo, Printivo
  • Yele Badamosi, Microtraction
  • Iyin Aboyeji, Flutterwave
  • Bankole Olufemi, Big Cabal Media
  • Lexi Novitske, Singularity Investment
  • and a host of others

The event is a PAID event. You can read more about the event and register here.

Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: West Africa Convergence Conference 2017

This will hold on November 29, 2017. The organizer of the event is Knowhow Media and Market Intelligence International Ltd. The organizer is an ICT, research and media company. The event will hold at the Sheraton Hotel in Ikeja between 8:00am to 4:00pm. The major theme of the event is “The Future of Work”.  The event will highlight how work-spaces are changing and new careers born as a result of new technologies. Learn more about this event and register here.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: Booking.Com & IamtheCODE Developer Hackathon

This is a developer hackathon by Booking.com and IamtheCODE. The Nigerian partner for the event is Chowberry Inc. The aim of the event by Booking.com is to recruit developers in Nigeria. Booking.com is an e-commerce company founded in the Netherlands. It helps travelers find a place to stay wherever they go through an aggregation of hotels, vacation homes etc.

The major highlight of the event is the iamtheCODE/Booking.com Challenge. Developers, Software Engineers etc. will work with the Booking.com API to develop a solution that will improve sustainable tourism in Nigeria. The event will hold on November 18 by 8:30am at the Lily Gate Hotel Conference Hall in Lekki Phase 1. Intending developers will have to apply by email. The event is free but you’ll need an invite to get in. There’s so much more you should know about, so quickly go here to see the full details.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: AR/VR Meetup By IMISI 3D

Imisi 3D is organizing an Augmented Reality (AR)/Virtual Reality (VR) meetup on November 4. The purpose of the event is for AR/VR enthusiasts to network and learn from one another. It will hold at the Co-creation Hub by 11am. The event is a free one so go ahead and register here if this is for you.

Imisi 3D is a virtual reality creation lab whose mission is to grow a community of VR developers in Nigeria. Additionally, it will also develop VR-based solutions. Furthermore, it will also educate people about VR and help them engage with it.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: Society and Technology Conference and Exhibition

The Institute for Work and Family Integration (IWFI) is organizing this event in collaboration with The Lagos Business School (LBS). It will hold on November 28 by 8:00am. The event will take place at the Oriental Hotel. There will be a discussion focusing on how technology trends will affect the family institution in the coming years. Participants will also learn how to use technology to succeed at work and on the family front.

In conclusion, the event is a free one but you will need to register here to attend.

 

Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: Lagos Podcasting Meetup

This event is for Podcasters in the house. It will take place at Cafe Neo, 6 Agoro Adiyan street, Victoria Island. The event will discuss the state of podcasting, technology etc. Learn more about the event here. The organizers are two podcasters in Lagos.

 

Tech Events in Lagos, November 2017: A Deeper Dive Into Rust

This event is organized by  Rust enthusiasts. It will take place on November 4 by 11am at the Trade Depot. The address is 259, Etim Inyang Crescent, Victoria Island. Finally, learn more and register here.

Rust is a systems programming language sponsored by Mozilla Research. It is designed to be a “safe, concurrent, practical language”, supporting functional and imperative-procedural paradigms

 

Tech Events in Lagos, November 2017: Bridging the Gap between Technology & Offline Payments

This event holds on November 4 by 10am. Flutterwave and Africa’s Talking are the organizers of the event. Attendees will get a chance to network with developers from the Flutterwave and Africa’s Talking team. Additionally, there will be masterclasses on building payment solutions through USSD, SMS and Voice APIs. Furthermore, the event will also cover the topic; Introduction to Flutterwave and Africa’s Talking How to Build a Mobile Money Solution Payment through USSD.  You can get a ticket to the event here.

Tech Events In Lagos 2017: Events You Should Plan To Attend This October

Events are a great way to learn new things and network with people in the tech industry and most of all the business world in general. We have compiled a list of Tech Events in Lagos 2017, October edition, from some major events listing platforms.* Check out the events and make plans to attend. Do remember to check back  for November 2017 events.

Women of Paystack

The ladies at Paystack, one of Nigeria’s leading fintech companies, are the organizers of this event. It will feature Adia Sowho (Director of Digital Business at 9mobile) as a guest. The focus of the event is to discuss the different roles at a technology startup. Attendees will learn from women in diverse roles at technology startups. This is suitable for fresh graduates and people looking to switch roles. Every woman  can attend the event as it is open to everyone. It is however capped at 50 participants. You can find more information and register here. The event will hold on October 21. This is the first on our list of Tech Events in Lagos 2017, October edition. Keep reading for others.

Cyber Security Challenge Nigeria (CYSEC NG) 2017

This event is dubbed the largest offensive premier and hacking conference in Africa. Upgraded Era Solutions Limited is the organizer of this paid event. Its aim is to show the state of security from the hackers point of view. There will be a competition where each team will complete a series of challenges online. The winner will earn the title of Ultimate Champion. This event will hold on October 25 and is suitable for all Cyber Security enthusiasts. If you are one you should register here. You should also read our article on this women-led Cyber Security organization. Keep reading for the last from our list of tech events in Lagos 2017, October edition.

 

Future Leadership Conference 4.0

Sprinboard FLC is the organizer of this event. It is holding it in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Strategic Managers & Leaders (CISML). The event has Maya Famodu, one of the leaders within the tech ecosystem, as one of its speakers. Discussions will revolve around the gulf between strategy and leadership. Furthermore, the conference will address and attempt to propose solutions to the country’s multi-faceted challenges. There will be debates and presentations as regards contemporary research in economics, commerce, management etc. This conference will hold on October 21. Register and learn more here.

This is the last of our list of tech events in Lagos 2017, October edition. We will update the list as we learn about more events. Finally, do not hesitate to contact us if you learn of any events or want to add your event.

 

*We used EventBrite to compile this list of events.

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Cocktails and Dresses 2016| Everything Digital NG

Are you thinking about glamour, fashion, event and sparks? Do you love to shop for Made in Africa’s Best? If my guess is yes as yours, then Cocktails and Dresses 2016 by Dressmeoutlet.com is where you should be this December. This event doesn’t only pitch fashion but also Tech, as the movers and shakers of industries will be present.

Also read: Dressmeoutlet.com

Cocktails and Dresses | Everything Digital NG
Cocktails and Dresses | Everything Digital NG

In her recent press release, this event is set to kickoff right here in Lagos Nigeria on December 11, 2016 at Intercontinental Hotel Grand Ballroom, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

That’s right! Lagos is where Africa’s finest fashions designers, Shopaholics, Celebraties and of course individuals with High net worth are gathering this season.

This is the 2nd edition of Cocktails and Dresses and the theme for this year’s meet up is Everything Luxury & Quality Made-In-Africa

Official Host: Omowunmi OnalajaCocktails and Dresses 2016| Everything Digital NG

Save the date! Also, look out for Promotions

 

Perfectevents.com.ng| Everything Digital NG

Are you thinking event planning, venue booking, catering services?

Perfectevents.com.ng| Everything Digital NG
Perfectevents.com.ng| Everything Digital NG

Welcome on board, because this cool platform is set to simplify your event therefore you get to enjoy all the fun.

So, listen in as Tosin Odesanmi who is one of the co founders Perfectevents.com.ng unveils 5 cool things that you should know about brand.

Be sure to thank us later.

[Official Press Release]: Cocktails and Dresses 2016| Everything Digital NG

This week, the Cocktails and Dresses team made an official press release about her classy event coming up in December. This event is aimed at igniting the African fashion industry.

[Press Release]

The much-anticipated Largest Gathering of Made in Africa’s Best will take place at The Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos on Sunday, December 11th, 2016 with His Excellency, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria leading the pack of highly distinguished dignitaries expected.

In celebration of the announcement of the 2nd Edition of Cocktails & Dresses, the lead organizer of the event; Dressmeoutlet.com has launched plans to dispatch over 2,000 Made-in-Ethiopia-Africa print tote bags to customers who place orders above N25,000 online on or before Black Friday on November 25th, 2016. Cocktails & Dresses expects to gather over 2,000 attendees of fashion enthusiasts, shoppers, leaders, celebrities and designers for a full-day black-carpet shopping Rave.

Cocktails and Dresses | Everything Digital NG
Cocktails and Dresses | Everything Digital NG

“Cocktails and Dresses champions the revolution of the fashion and beauty industries in Nigeria and Africa. Beyond the entertainment and sales exhibition, Dressmeoutlet.com continues to retail the very best of Made-in-Africa and promote the commercial potentials and economic benefits of the fashion and beauty industries in Africa.” – Olatorera Oniru, CEO of Dressmeoutlet.com

Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos will play host to the Largest Gathering of Made in Africa’s Best featuring a panel discussion with 5 women and 3 men who are key players, idea renegades, tech disruptor and boundary breakers in the retail, manufacturing and technology industries in Africa. The event will also feature 5 top designers on the runway and it will close with an honorary evening honoring up to 100 of Africa’s Best Icons.

Shop Dressmeoutlet.com now and stay tuned for even bigger promotions coming in November and December leading up to the grand event on December 11th, 2016.

Nothing To Do In Lagos| Everything Digital NG

In this episode we hear from Emeka Okocha, the Founder of www.nothingtodoinLagos.com and he shares his vision and inspiration on how he’s managed to build not only a startup but also create an online community of like-minded individuals.

Nothing to do in Lagos
Nothing to do in Lagos

The NTDIL brand also boasts an event notification service which alerts its users of interesting things to do and places to go…so if you’re in Lagos and you’ve got nothing to do- this brand might be useful for you! Check it out!

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