VISA: Entry visa is required for all visitors, except passport holders , those from any of the ECOWAS NATIONS (Economic Community of West African States). Visa application at the nearest Consular Office should include a copy of letter of Participation/Registration for the event is important.
TRAVEL: Most international Airlines have connections to the Lagos Airport and the journey to the city center from the airport, depending on traffic flow, is about 30-45 minutes. The venue of the expo is right in the city center, too, including the partner hotels. However, there are other international airports into Nigeria (Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano, Enugu) from where interconnecting flights to Lagos are readily available.
Exhibitors will be received at the airport in Lagos upon arrival and shuttled to the hotel of residence at no extra cost if so applied/ Alternatively visitors may go to the taxi stand and procure a chauffeur from the recommended taxi services providers – AVIS , HERTZ , SIXT SENSE.
However, most of the partners Hotels have in house shuttle services for Airport Transfers
Four Points bySheraton Hotel
Eko Hotel & Suites
ENTRY: Entry Badge may be procured electronically or at the point of entry upon registration. Entry is free except for visitors coming from oversea who require letters of invitation/documentation in proof of registration for issuance.
LAGOS: Lagos is the commercial capital city of Nigeria and home to Industry captains. It has good reputation for hospitality, warmth and relative security to visitors, all of which make it a great place to spend little time during there stay in Nigeria.
Night life in Lagos is good with many world-class cafes and shops at various parts of the metropolis.
The currency of trade is the Naira which is readily convertible to the US Dollar, Euro or Pounds Sterling. There are many currency conversion ( BUREAU DE CHANGE) offices around and in the Hotels for easy money change services.Visitors may also contact the organizer for assistance where needed.
INNER CITY: There are taxis and most Hotels have own fleet for the benefit of guests.
COMMUTE: It is advisable for first time visitors to have a guide for easier and safer navigastion of the city. The road network is quite impressive and there are various places of interest to see.
COMMUNICATION: The language of trade in Nigeria is English, which is also Lingua Franca. Most Nigerians speak and understand fair English, not minding the numerous other local languages.
NETWORK(INTERNET) ACCESS:Hotels have WiFi connection services and GSM services are easily available for international and local calls. Visitors may also roam numbers for best benefits.