The second edition of the Guaranty Trust Bank Plc’s (GTBank) Food and Drink fair is set to hold during the Worker’s Day holiday of Sunday the 30th of April and Monday the 1st of May, 2017.
A statement from the bank explained that the 2-day event will treat attendees to enthralling gastronomic tours across a wide variety of exciting cuisines and delicacies while offering small businesses in the Nigerian food industry a free and vibrant platform to connect with a wider segment of their target markets as well as experts in their business fields.
The GTBank Food and Drink Fair was created as part of the bank’s efforts to empower small businesses. The 2016 debut of the consumer-focused event had over 90 exhibitors from the food sector and attracted over 25,000 guests over the 2-day period.
Commenting on the initiative, the Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank, Mr Segun Agbaje said: “This year, we are raising the bar on the scope and features of the event to deliver an exquisite experience of Nigeria’s diverse culinary mosaic to our customers, the general public and food enthusiasts from around the world.”
He further stated that, “With the successes of the first editions of the Food and Drink Fair and Fashion Weekend events, we are encouraged to do more; connecting businesses to consumers, creating new markets and business opportunities for our customers.