Cross river state will play host to over 2000 industrious Women leading in various sectors of business from all over Africa.
This was disclosed by the MD of summit Hills Mr Joseph La’shakara Edet when he took members of the team on a facility tour of the CICC complex.
While showing the delegation around the world class facility, the MD stated that the CICC is the one of the best if not the best conference centre in the country at the moment and promised them of his Management’s readiness to host the event.
“First of all I’d like to congratulate you on the choice of CICC because the CICC is quite easily the best event centre around these part of the world. On our part, we are fully prepared to host this event, from next week we hope to upgrade a few more of our facilities so that when you come here in June, everywhere will be top notch. ”
On attracting more of such events to the state, the MD stated that plans are in top gear with some top marketing companies within and outside the country to bring in more of such events to the state.
” We have contacted executive marketing companies people who can exhibit our brand on their platforms, we are also working with major stakeholders in the marketing industry not just in Nigeria but all over Africa to ensure that the story of CICC is heard in every nook and cranny of Africa because that is the only way we can attract world class conferences of this magnitude to the State”
Also speaking, the Special Adviser on tourism Mr Ubi Franklin and leader of the delegation stated that the African Women CEO’S summit is a celebration of the top 100 women CEO’s in Africa.
He said ” The African Women CEO’s summit is a flagship event of Reset Global People an annual event that brings together a community of inspiring and innovative visionaries whose ambitious actions are changing the world in an unprecedented scale. ”
Continuing he said , ” It is a celebration of the top 100 women CEO’S in Africa a ranking which highlights and recognises the accomplishments of Women CEO’s from across the continent. ”
The event which will hold in June 2020 is expected to bring in
Over 2000 women professionals from 24 countries covering over 18 industries.