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Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Check out Top 5 Popular Events in Abuja

The city of Abuja is fast becoming a beehive of major events and leisure centred shows and activities like its counterparts, the metropolitan cities of Lagos and Port Harcourt. These social events attract tons of residents and visitors in town, enlisting Abuja as one to places to visit not just for business purposes but for leisure activities as well.

A list of some of the most popular events solely held in Abuja has been put together for the city’s newbies:

·      Fusion Lifestyle Fair:
The Fusion Lifestyle Fair is a quarterly marketing and shopping event that brings together fashion and lifestyle vendors with several food related businesses to display and sell their goods to Abuja consumers. This fair has become one of the most popular events in Abuja, as it has become a place for networking in the Abuja community.

The fair is usually held at the BMO events centre at River Plate Park, Wuse 2. It is a 2 day event usually held on Saturday and Sunday of the 3rd weekend in the month which is has been scheduled to hold. The most recent  one was held on the 13th of March, 2016, the fair has metamorphosed into the biggest marketing and sales event in the Federal Capital Territory and it looks like it will remain this way for a long time, as many more people love the idea of shopping and networking with family and friends.

·       Designers Market Place Abuja:
It is one of the most popular social events held every first Saturdays of the month between 10am and 7pm at the City Park in Wuse 2. The Designers Market Place creates a platform for fashion enthusiasts and business owners to meet. It has been recorded that over 5,000 people visit the event venue monthly. This event is the perfect way to let several people know about your product and services.

·       Abuja Tech Village 2016:
This is a two weeks training program organized by firstin in partnership with the Young Innovators of Nigeria. This event has been scheduled for 19th to 30th of September, 2016 at Jisalo Hall-Apo resettlement Zone A, in order to train a thousand Abuja youths in Technology and Skills for the purpose of empowerment, sustenance and self-reliance.

·       A weekly French Movie Screening:
French movies subtitled in English are shown to the public for free every Thursdays. Movie time is 7 PM at the French Cultural Centre (Insitut Francais du Nigeria) on Librevillle Street.

·       #Iblog Networking Workshop for Abuja Bloggers:
The #Iblog Workshop is an exclusive bloggers affair. The workshop is usually made up of two sessions; one for training and learning on ways to increase web traffic to your blog or website and the other is a discussion segment where a topical issue is discussed by participants and a guest. This event is held on the last Sundays of every month at the Juice Place 2 on Libreville Street in Wuse 2.


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