The 2017 edition of the conference was held at Nigeria Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos on October 21, 2017 with the theme; “Strategic Leadership: The Rise of A New Class”. The conference attracted over 1,000 participants. It was streamed live across our social media platforms and recorded about 1,000 distinct views. Participants came in from various locations: Lagos, Benin, Zamfara, Anambra and Kwara states. It was fully covered by the mainstream media – print and electronic, including social media – blogs, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter were all awash by the conference success story.
We had the privilege of hosting as guest speakers, Ms. Darcy Zotter, Public Affairs Officer, US Consulate, Lagos; Prof. Joseph Mba, Robert Torren Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship; Hon. Princess Folashade Olabanji-Oba, Executive Vice Chairman, Ikorodu LGA; and Mr. Ubong King, Chairman, Protection Plus Services Limited. Also in attendance as guest speakers were; Mr. Goriola Erogbogbo, Founder, The Layi Erogbogbo Foundation; Mr. Johnson Abbaly, Chief Executive LighField House International and Mr. Charles O’ Tudor, Founder and Group Principal Consultant, ADSTRAT.