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Nigeria: Lagos hosts Borderless Alliance Conference to facilitate trade

The third Annual Conference of the Borderless Alliance, dubbed Borderless 2014, will be held in Nigeria’s commercial city of Lagos 26-28, 2014, organisers have announced.

The conference, to be held under the theme “Enabling Growth,” is being co-hosted by the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) and the Nigeria Shippers Council, both members of the Borderless Alliance.

Organisers said the conference would feature high profile speakers, facilitate networking and business opportunities for participants and also provide attractive exhibition and marketing opportunities for sponsors, as well as participants.

Participants include experts, high level businessmen and women, experienced transport and logistics specialists, development partners, national governments, supply chain professionals, multinational companies, bankers, port management officials and investors across a wide range of industries.

“The Borderless 2014 conference in Lagos will be well-positioned to reach the developing markets in the sub-region, from the commercial heart of West Africa. It will also be the most important advocacy and informational event around,” said Ziad Hamoui, President of the Borderless Alliance.

The Borderless Alliance, a regional advocacy organisation established in 2011, works to promote and facilitate cross-border trade and reduce procedural inefficiencies.

It has a membership of more than 50 private sector companies working hand in hand with public institutions, civil societies and the media in West Africa to increase trade


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