GTBank hosts 2018 Food and Drink Fair

GTBank is set to host thousands of renowned chefs, food experts and food lovers in the 2018 edition of the Food and Drink Fair, which is to become the biggest food experience in Africa.

The event, which holds between April 29 and May 1, 2018, is designed to celebrate Nigeria’s vibrant food culture, while promoting enterprise in the small business sector of the Food Industry.

The event had hosted over 250,000 people and helped hundreds of small businesses achieve record sales over the past 2 years, become a major event in the social calendar of Nigerians and
beyond.

The Chief Executive Officer, GTBank Mr. Segun Agbaje, explained that 2018 edition would feature a series of Masterclasses in the art and business of food and drink whilst treating attendees to a host of live cooking demonstrations of their favourite delicacies by renowned international and indigenous chefs.

He said, “The carefully curated selection of small food businesses will offer the best culinary experiences in Lagos and beyond. There will be a space for Street Food, which will offer the best of local delicacies, as well as a Farmer’s Market where SMEs involved in agriculture will sell fresh and organic farm products.

“Alongside the unparalleled culinary experience, the GTBank Food and Drink Fair showcases the richness of Africa’s food culture and the vibrancy of the small businesses involved in the industry. This year, we have added an extra day to the fair, thereby increasing the opportunities for small businesses to connect to more consumers as well as businesses.”

Apart from the amazing experiences awaiting tens of thousands of guests, Agbaje added that it is the personal testimonials that would be received from small businesses that speak to the true value of the GTBank 2018 Food and Drink Fair.

“Behind these small businesses are hard-working fathers, enterprising mothers and incredibly passionate youths, and when they share their remarkable stories of record sales at the fair, we see not just the impact of our efforts at Promoting Enterprise but the immense capacity of our organization as a Platform for Enriching Lives,” he
added.