The Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) recently hosted a press conference on Thursday the 13th of June, 2024, providing a detailed overview of the much-anticipated 18th Annual International Business Law Conference, which also marks the organization’s 20th anniversary.

The annual conference, themed “Survive and THRIVE,” is set to take place from June 26 to June 28, 2024, at the Abuja Continental Hotel at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria. The press conference highlighted the key features and agenda of the upcoming event, which promises to be a wholesome experience for all attendees.

Speaking at the press conference, Dr. Adeoye Adefulu, Chairman of NBA-SBL, noted that the theme was chosen to capture the mood of the country and the economy.

He said, “Our 18th annual conference is quite different from what we used to have in the past. We see that there is a significant economic challenge in the business space, affecting our businesses, our clients, and our homes.

According to him, the SBL is doing something different this year, as it’s not just going to be all talks.

He further added “We have an art exhibition and a section on mental health, and one of the plenary sessions will address capital markets, agriculture, technology and innovations, and sports betting, discussing gambling regulations and social responsibility.”

Chairman of the Planning Committee, Mr. Ose Okpepu, said the NBA-SBL was intentional in choosing the theme and the speakers for the conference. He expressed his enthusiasm for the event: “We are excited for this year’s conference as it is set to provide invaluable insights, and strategies for legal professionals, young and old, to navigate today’s evolving economic landscape.”


Key Highlights of the Conference:

● Panel Discussions

● Keynote Speeches from the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the newly reinstated Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido


● Law Dinner


Conference Details:

● Date: June 26-28, 2024

● Venue: Abuja Continental, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria

● Theme: Survive and THRIVE

The NBA-SBL is committed to delivering a conference that not only addresses current challenges but also equips participants with the knowledge and tools needed to foster resilience and success in the legal profession.

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