2017 AGENDA TO BE RELEASED SOON

KEY FOCUS AREAS

1. ALTERNATIVE FUNDING SOLUTIONS: EXPLORING INNOVATIVE DEVELOPMENT FINANCING SOLUTIONS FOR LOCAL AND REGIONAL REAL ESTATE PROJECTS

2. UNCOVERING EMERGING ASSET CLASSES: NAVIGATING THE OPPORTUNITIES, RISKS AND REWARDS IN INDUSTRIAL/LOGISTICS, HEALTHCARE, HOSPITALITY AND STUDENT HOUSING;

3. BALANCE OF SURVIVAL: LEASE RESTRUCTURING AND TENANT INCENTIVES– WHAT EVERY DEVELOPER NEEDS TO KNOW/DO TO MAINTAIN A PERFORMING ASSET DURING A RECESSION

4. MANAGING FX RISKS: STRATEGIES TO CONSIDER WHEN ATTEMPTING TO REFINANCE OR MANAGE USD LOAN OBLIGATIONS IN VOLATILE ENVIRONMENTS.

5. THE SHIFT TO 2ND TIER CITIES: OWERRI, DELTA, IBADAN, KUMASI, TOKARADI, – HOW HAVE THESE MARKETS SURVIVED THE CURRENT ECONOMIC CLIMATE AND WAS THE SHIFT BADLY TIMED?

6. SMALLER ECONOMIES IN FRANCOPHONE WEST AFRICA: WHAT ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE IN SENEGAL, GAMBIA, LIBERIA, NIGER AND CAMEROON.

7. EASE OF DOING BUSINESS: IMPROVING NIGERIA’S EASE OF DOING BUSINESS SCORECARD THROUGH INVESTOR INCENTIVES; EFFICIENT REGULATIONS, TRANSPARENCY AND INSTITUTIONAL DISCIPLINE IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR;

8. PROJECT DELIVERY: RISING CONSTRUCTION COSTS VS DECLINING RENTALS – HOW TO MAKE IT WORK;

9. BRIDGING THE HOUSING GAP: SHARIA EQUITY FUNDING, PPP’S AND OTHER INNOVATIVE BUILDING & FINANCING TECHNIQUES;

10.GHANA RESURGENCE: AGGRESSIVE GOVERNMENT POLICY AND IMPROVING DEMAND PUTTING ACCRA BACK IN THE LIMELIGHT;

11. DATA, DATA, DATA: HOW IMPROVING MARKET TRANSPARENCY, DATA CAPTURING AND LAND REGULATIONS CAN HELP BOLSTER THE REGIONAL PROPERTY MARKET.

12. FOCUS RETAIL: OPTIMAL PRICING CONSIDERATIONS FOR RETAIL ASSETS IN A RECESSION; LAGOS AND ABUJA RETAIL VACANCIES – HOW AND WHAT ARE DEVELOPERS DOING TO WEATHER THE STORM?

SPEAKERS

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BOLA ONADELE
MANAGING DIRECTOR / CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - FMDQ OTC SECURITIES EXCHANGE
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OBI NWOGUGU
PRINCIPAL - AFRICAN CAPITAL ALLIANCE
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Prof. Charles Inyangete
MANAGING DIRECTOR / CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - NIGERIA MORTGAGE REFINANCE COMPANY
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DIDI AKINYELURE
BBC WORLD SERVICE KOMLA DUMOR AWARD 2016 - BBC CORRESPONDENT, NIGERIA
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Jide Odusolu
MANAGING DIRECTOR - OPIC, NIGERIA
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Kola Ashiru-Balogun
MANAGING DIRECTOR - MIXTA REAL ESTATE, NIGERIA
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Hakeem Ogunniran
MANAGING DIRECTOR - UPDC, NIGERIA
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Paul Owuanibe
GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - LANDMARK, NIGERIA
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Opeyemi Ajayi
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT - GENESIS DELUXE CINEMAS LTD., NIGERIA
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Adeniyi Adeleye
HEAD: REAL ESTATE FINANCE - STANBIC IBTC BANK, WEST AFRICA
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Kojo Addo-Kufuor
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - GHANA HOME LOANS, GHANA
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Ivan Cornet
CO FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER - LATITUDE FIVE
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Ilaria Benucci
INVESTMENT DIRECTOR - CDC GROUP, UNITED KINGDOM
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Funke Okubadejo
DIRECTOR - ACTIS, NIGERIA
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Edmund Kwabena Asamoah
MANAGING DIRECTOR - A&C DEVELOPMENT CO. LTD
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MICHAEL COOPER
VICE PRESIDENT: DEVELOPMENT WEST AFRICA - HILTON GROUP