Venia Business Hub returns with Coworking Conference 2 — Saturday Magazine — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

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All is set for the 2018 edition of the Coworking Conference billed for Thursday, July 26, 2018, at the IMAX Filmhouse, Lekki, Lagos.

Though free for pre-qualified entrepreneurs, freelancers, service providers and investors, organisers have informed that limited seats are available, though there will be conversation across social media platforms via @Coworkingng and #CoworkAndBuild.

Holding under the theme, Coworking: The Catalyst for Innovation, the initiative aims at connecting the dots of how coworking, co-creation, collaboration and technology are spurring innovation, entrepreneurship, wealth and job creation, while charting the course for a new economy and the future of work.

Speakers already confirmed for this year’s conference are Dr. Omobola Johnson – Partner at TLCom and former Honourable Minister of
Communication Technology; Iyin Aboyeji of Flutterwave – Africa’s leading payment platform; Kola Aina– Chairman, Ventures Park, and Ola Brown of Greentree Investment Company and others.

“We are happy to see various stakeholders embracing Coworking and leveraging on its possibilities to drive entrepreneurship.

Lagos Innovates is one such example of the response to Coworking Conference and we expect to see much more exciting collaborations and initiatives by various ecosystem enablers,” said Kola Oyeneyin, CEO, Venia Business Hub and the Creator, Coworking Conference Nigeria.

Speaking on behalf of Access Bank PLC., the official title sponsor of Coworking Conference Nigeria, the Executive Director, Personal Banking Division, Victor Etuokwu said, “Access Bank is recognised as a leading Bank in driving digital banking and fintech innovation in Africa.

We seek to create new opportunities in emerging markets by providing a platform designed to inspire and challenge innovators and entrepreneurs, as such we have partnered with Coworking Conference Nigeria and leveraged on our global platform to further foster innovation, drive entrepreneurship as well as economic development,” he said.

The Coworking Industry is an emerging force that is shaping the entrepreneurial ecosystem globally.

The conference takes place around the world, helping to shape the agenda for a better industry.

The maiden edition of the conference, which was staged in Lagos by Venia Business Hub, attracted policymakers, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, the media and coworking space operators, and also unveiled the opportunities and value chain of this nascent industry.

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