PH Chamber Of Commerce Business Luncheon: A Commitment to Business and Economic Excellence – Dr. Membere-Otaji

By Anderson Hart

Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, PHCCIMA upcoming Business Luncheon has been described as a commitment to business and economic excellence, adding that the programme will enrich businesses, promote networking on a broader platform and provide interactive opportunities for sectoral players to key into vistas of economic opportunities.

President of Port Harcourt Chamber of commerce, Dr. Emi Membere-Otaji made this assertion while speaking to newsmen concerning the upcoming business and economic event.

He said Port Harcourt is the best destination to be for corporate bodies, captains of industries, MD/CEOs, government and its agencies among others to take advantage of the top of the bill business event.

The Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon expected to kick off by 12 noon on Thursday 28th April, 2016 at the Main Auditorium of Obi Wali International Conference Centre off Air force road in Port Harcourt, according to him will assemble key players in public and private sectors of the economy including top government officials, captains of major industries in the state and key federal agencies like Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEXIM Bank, Bank of Industry among other high profile participants from government and the private sector.

The Executive Governor of Rivers state, His Excellency Chief (Barr) Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (CON) is the Special guest of honour, and the Theme for the event is: "BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIA – BEYOND OIL" which will be delivered by industrial economist, Chairman Phillips Consulting and Former Chairman and Current Director Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Mr. Foluso Phillips.

The business luncheon has as it sub theme: "THE EASE OF DOING BUSINESS IN RIVERS STATE" , and is to be presented by the Special Adviser to The Governor on Investment, Mr. Isaac Okemini.

The business luncheon is the first edition of the event organized by the Chamber as a veritable platform to converge the government and business community on a broader arena for the purpose of addressing current topical issues affecting growth of businesses in Nigeria and Rivers State in particular.

Highlight of the event includes the launching/unveiling of the eagerly awaited PHCCIMA magazine, quality presentations by keynote speakers on topical issues; across sectors interactions which include; business to business networking and government to private sector networking, creating business relationships, sharing business ideas, sealing business deals and ending it all with a cocktail and refreshments for participants