Friday, 3 March 2017

TechPlus 2017 Holds In July, New Manager Appointed To Oversee Operations

A general manager has been appointed to manage operations and to ensure absolute success and excellent execution of the 2017 edition of West Africa’s largest Conference and Trade Expo, TechPlus 2017, slated for July 4th – 8th 2017.

(L-R) Commercial Director, Republicom, Eyitayo Olayemi, Advisory Board Member Techplus, Emilia Asim-Ita, Executive Director Connect Marketing Services, Tosin Omoyajowo and the General Manger, Techplus, Taiwo Oyewole at the unveiling of the General Manager and Announcement of Techplus 2017 in Lagos on Friday.
According to the principal organizer of event and the Managing Director of Connect Marketing Services, Tunji Adeyinka, who formally announced the appointment, the newly appointed General Manager, Mr. Taiwo Oyewole will be responsible for driving TechPlus to the next level, building on the solid foundation and successes achieved in the last 2 years.

Speaking further on the July event, Adeyinka revealed that this year’s TechPlus theme, “AnIntelligent Future: from Connectivity to Digital Immersion”, will be exploring advancements with some of the major technology trends of the future: Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Workforce Automation and Digital Disruption. Just like previous editions, TechPlus 2017 will bring together companies and delegates from around the world to showcase how technology is evolving to meet the needs of a digital generation. TechPlus 2017 will hold at Landmark Event Centre on Water Corporation drive, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos.


Commenting further on plans for the July event, Adeyinka said, “Last year, we hosted over 11,000 delegates. This year, more products, conversations and experiences will be shared with thousands of consumers, trade members and key industry stakeholders. From start-ups to SMEs and Enterprises; everyone is welcome. TechPlus 2017 offers an unrivalled platform for engagement, collaboration and business growth”.

Indeed there are some enhancements on TechPlus 2017, to make it the biggest TechPlus event ever, in scale and scope. These enhancements were carefully designed to create unique experiences for partners, industry stakeholders and delegates. According to Mr. Kazeem Abimbola, Executive Director, Connect Marketing Services, “the enhancements, more importantly are testaments to the growing success of TechPlus and its dynamic nature. One key feature is the multi-city event structure with the introduction of a one day, special event in Abuja on the 4th of July.” We will make further announcements about the Abuja event in the coming weeks,” Mr. Abimbola went on to say.

In his response to his appointment, The new TechPlus GM. Taiwo Oyewole , an industry analyst with over 10 years’ experience in the Marketing and Technology space was full of zeal and excitement.

His words: “I am deeply humbled by the responsibility but, equally excited  about the journey ahead. Indeed, we live in exciting times and you need constant focus to ensure accelerated growth. One thing we need to do is innovate fast because, the industry does not respect tradition, only innovation. TechPlus has seen great success and I am hungry for more, in every possible way,”

Tosin Omoyajowo, Executive Director, Connect Marketing Services was full of praises for TechPlus partners. His comments: “We would also like to use this opportunity to thank our partners from the previous editions of TechPlus. The TechPlus story would not be complete without you. We are grateful and look forward to your continued support through the years ahead” 

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