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6 Opportunities to Tap into at the ICE Summit 2016

Connect with over 50 Investment Opportunities at ICE Summit

With barely a week to the 2016 International CEO’s Economic (ICE) Summit, the stage is set to witness the convene a world-class platform for Strategic Business Partnerships between CEO’s on both sides of the business performance equation.

At this summit, scheduled to run from September 15 through 16, 2016, Chief Executives, from diverse business sectors and best-in-class experiences, will be exposed to time – tested strategic business solutions to live issues/business challenges while exploring the economy from a private sector perspective.

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It is, however, important to understand that the ICE Summit 2016 is not only open to Chief Executive Officers of leading companies across the globe but also open to decision makers of big companies and SMEs who want to grow their businesses net worth and network. This includes, but is in no way limited to the following titles:


  • Chairman
  • Principal Partners
  • CEOs
  • President
  • Founders
  • Board Members
  • Managing Directors
  • Government Regulators
  • Managing Partners
  • Executive Directors
  • Innovators
  • Enterprise Builders


Interestingly, the ICE Summit has been designed to throw up quite a broad spectrum of opportunities. Below are 6 clear opportunities participants can explore at the summit:


  • Business Master Class | Industry Expert Speakers
  • Panel Conferencing
  • Business Pitch Sessions
  • Business Exhibition and Networking Session
  • Business to Business Matchmaking (B2B)
  • ICE Summit Dinner and Appreciation


Now, we will take a look at each of the opportunities highlighted above.


Business Master Class | Industry Expert Speakers

This is one session of the CEO Summit where there will be Business-Talk, Guide and Strategic Business master class for a broad section of industries.

The Business Master Class will promote effective entrepreneurship by reason of know-how about growing, operating, sustaining and accessing funding for your business.

Having a buoyant working capital is an integral part of an organisation’s survival and ability to grow as it has a direct impact on the establishment’s financial health. The truth is that when an organisation is faced with a situation where there is insufficient working capital, the continuity of the business can be gravely impacted especially as it concerns its future.

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Panel Conferencing

The topic for the panel conferencing will be ‘Developing The Human Capital, A Panacea For Building Healthy Business Communities.’ To set the ball rolling, there will be panel sessions where business leaders, industry experts, successful entrepreneurs from different industries as panellists to discuss on building human capital. These sessions will explore challenging issues bedevilling SMEs and proffer effective solutions.


Business Pitch Sessions

The business pitch sessions bring opportunities for SMEs that need investment/partnerships to expand their businesses by pitching to select audience interested in doing business with them by partnering or venture funding.

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Business Exhibition and Networking Session

The session for business exhibition and networking is designed to cater for sponsors & partner organisation and will give them an opportunity to showcase and promote their products, services and network with other businesses, potential clients and all participants at the summit.


Business to Business Matchmaking (B2B)

This session of the summit offers participants an opportunity to network and exchange business contacts, engage in business partnership, or franchising discussions, business to business matchmaking for same business interest groups which will be indicated from point of registration, business service providers to potential customers who will need their kind of product or services.


ICE Summit Dinner and Appreciation

The dinner and appreciation session of the 2016 edition of the ice summit is expected to wrap up the event. As you might already have figured out, a dinner at events of this kind is a social experience that affords you quality time to push a few proposals and share your ideas with individuals whose insights and business connections hold several shades of promise for your business/brand. During dinner, you need not go into the entire detail of the project you’re working on. Rather, make your delivery quick, compact and straight-forward. Is also offers an opportunity to connect on a social level with others.



The 2016 edition of the ICE Summit comes loaded with opportunities for CEOs, Chief Executives, board members, managing directors, executive directors and several others. It also provides a rare insight into over 50 investment opportunities for participants.

Samod Biobaku
A Nigeria-based writer and blogger who has written and edited for top brands including The SUN, Punch, Newswatch, Pulse.ng, Bigsam Media, Nigerian Bulletin, Swish Interativ, Hello Nigeria, National LIFE, iCampus, Jobberman and Cheki.
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