20 Upcoming Events in Nigeria for 2020 [January – December]

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20 Upcoming Events in Nigeria for 2020 [January – December].

20 Upcoming Events in Nigeria: Are you interested in knowing about upcoming events in Nigeria? Do you wish to attend any of them?

Want to know the fixed date and venues? This article will provide a list of upcoming events in Nigeria for the year 2020.

Upcoming Events in Nigeria

What to Know About an Event?

An event can be defined as a public assembly for the purpose of celebration, education, marketing, or reunion.

Events can be categorized on the basis of their size, type, and context.

An event can be:

i) Social/life–Cycle Events

Events like Birthday party, Graduation day, Hen/Stag party, Bachelor’s party, Engagement Party, Wedding, Anniversary, Retirement day, Funeral, etc., are under this category.

ii) Education and Career Events

These are events like education fair, seminar, job fair, workshop, debate, contest, competition, etc.

iii) Sports Events

Sports events like Olympics, World Cup, marathons, Wimbledon, wrestling matches, etc.

iv) Entertainment Events

These are events like music concerts, fashion shows, fairs, festivals, award functions, celebrity nights, beauty pageants, flash mobs, jewelry shows, stage shows, etc.

v) Political events

Political events like political procession, rally, demonstration,  political functions, etc.

vi) Corporate events

Events like MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions), product launches, roadshows, and buyer-seller meet, etc.

vii) Religious events

These are events like; religious festivals/fairs, a religious procession, Katha, Pravachan, Diwali fair, Dusherra fair, etc.

viii) Fund Raising/Cause-related Events

Most events can be turned into a fundraising or cause-related event e.g. auctions.

The Importance of Organizing Events

Below are the reasons why events are important to organize:

– Improvement of Community and Mental Well-being

Many studies have shown that building healthy relationships and spending time with your family, friends, and others in your community can help improve your mental well-being.

Strengthening relationships both at home and within your community ultimately shapes your life.

Mental health and physical health are fundamentally linked, with positive mental well-being contributing to physical conditions.

Those at risk for serious mental health conditions are at increased risk for chronic physical conditions, which makes having community support very important.

Community-wide events bring people from all walks of life together, strengthening the bonds between them.

Those bonds act to improve mental well-being while helping to alleviate personal struggles.

– For Town Identity

Establishing a strong town identity is important, particularly for smaller townships.

Smaller towns can use community events to connect their residents and keep old traditions alive while making new ones as well.

It can also help attract new visitors, by showing off what makes the town so unique, which can simultaneously help build a strong sense of pride for the community.

A sense of pride among the community may also encourage members to take better care of their neighborhoods.

– Enables New Business Opportunities

With community events – whether free, family-friendly, or ticketed events – you’ll need help setting up, running, and promoting them.

Use this as an opportunity to showcase your community’s local businesses. Enlisting people from your own town helps drive revenue to these small businesses, attracting those in the community to support them.

In addition, community events may also bring in business from neighboring towns, generating further revenue that supports your community.

– It’s Fun-filled

At the end of the day, the point of hosting a community event is to create memorable moments for your town.

These types of events will not only showcase what your town has to offer, but connect members of the community forever from these shared experiences, no matter their background, gender, or age.

List of 20 Upcoming Events in Nigeria for 2019

Date            Event                                    Place       Purpose of event

Tue, 22 – Thu, 24 Jan 2019

International Produced Water Conference and Exhibition Africa (IPWCEA)

Lagos Africa’s First International Conference on Produced Water
Wed, 23 – Thu, 24 Jan 2019 West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (WAIPEC) Lagos The West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference is the only oil and gas event held in partnership with Nigeria’s petroleum industry. The speakers and delegates will have the opportunity…
Sat, 02 Feb 2019 E-Business Fair Lagos The E-Business Fair is an exclusive technology event that illustrates the requisite skills, technologies, knowledge, and fundamentals in order to grow business. It is a huge platform that brings the small,…

Tue, 12 – Thu, 14 Mar 2019

Nigeria Manufacturing & Equipment Expo (mPAD)

Lagos International End of Line Packaging & Processing Trade Fair
Tue, 12 – Thu, 14 Mar 2019

Nigerian Raw Materials Exposition

Lagos Nigerian Raw Materials Exposition will feature agricultural-based primary and secondary raw materials like cassava, cashew nuts, maize, oil palm, rubber, cocoa, soya beans, coconut, syrup, glucose, glycerine,…
Wed, 08 – Sat, 11 May 2019

West Africa Autoparts Expo

14th edition

Lagos The Automobiles Accessories industry expo
Sat, 11 May 2019

QS World Grad School Tour Lagos

Lagos QS World Grad School Tour event will showcase products like an opportunity to meet with MBA admissions officers and alumni from top business schools around the world etc.
Tue, 18 – Thu, 20 Jun 2019

Food & Beverage West Africa (FAB)

Lagos The Food & Beverage West Africa is the premier exhibition dedicated to West Africa’s food and beverage industry.
Thu, 27 – Fri, 28 Jun 2019

Asset Summit

Lagos The asset summit is designed to give you the technical and strategic know-how to gain a competitive advantage in today’s market.
Wed, 17 – Sat, 20 Jul 2019

Abuja International Housing Show (AHS)

Abuja Abuja International Housing Show is West Africa’s biggest housing and construction expo, a forum that brings together all real estate stakeholders to discuss and display sector trends.
Tue, 23 – Thu, 25 Jul 2019

Sports Betting West Africa

5th edition

Lagos Sports Betting West Africa summit is a place where old business relationships are renewed and new ones are formed in the heart of West Africa. Representatives of gambling and iGaming companies from around…
Mon, 05 – Wed, 07 Aug 2019

Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition (NAICE)

Lagos Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition aim to collect, disseminate, and exchange technical knowledge concerning the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas resources.


Tue, 13 – Fri, 16 Aug 2019

Annual labor/Trade Union (L/T U)

6th edition

Enugu Labour-Trade Union Conference
Mon, 23 – Thu, 26 Sep 2019

International Conference of African Agricultural Economists (AAAE Conference)

6th edition

Abuja Rising to Meet Evolving Challenges: Africa’s Agricultural Development Beyond 2020 Vision
Wed, 25 – Thu, 26 Sep 2019

Agile Nigeria Conference

Lagos The Agile Nigeria Conference is themed as Accelerate Your Delivery and the conference program aims to empower and engage individuals, leaders, and organizations with practices, principles, and values…
Tue, 15 – Thu, 17 Oct 2019

Nigeria Mining Week

Abuja With the official support of the Ministry of Mines & Steel Development and the Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Nigeria Mining Week promises to deliver an essential platform for key stakeholders
Fri, 25 – Mon, 28 Oct 2019

Build Nigeria Housing and Real Estate Summit and Expo (Nigeria Property Expo)

Abuja Shelter for humanity
Mon, 25 Nov 2019

Nigeria Assembly

Lagos Nigeria Assembly brought international financiers and investors to Nigeria to meet and discuss how to overcome funding challenges currently facing the Nigerian oil and gas industry. Stakeholders who were…
Wed, 27 – Thu, 28 Nov 2019

West Africa Property Investment Summit

Lagos West Africa Property Investment Summit will focus on overcoming current obstacles in the West African Property Market whilst uncovering the countless market opportunities across Nigeria and the broader…
Mon, 25 Nov 2019

Nigeria Assembly

Lagos Nigeria Assembly brought international financiers and investors to Nigeria to meet and discuss how to overcome funding challenges currently facing the Nigerian oil and gas industry.

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