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GT Bank First Food and Drink Fair set to hold in Lagos this weekend

GTBank annual Food and Drink Fair, a 2-day food exhibition and sales event debuts in Lagos

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GTBank's first annual Food and Drink Fair is a 2-day food exhibition and sales event aimed to project the diverse angles of the food industry by connecting various businesses involved in the production and sale of food related items to a cosmopolitan audience of buyers and consumers.

This event will offer participating brands and food entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase the latest products, trends and innovations, whilst also driving enhanced brand visibility, awareness and sales. Exhibitors Profiles will include: Fresh Foods (fruits, vegetables, and frozen foods), Dry Foods, Confectionaries and Bakery Items, Beverages, Wines and spirits, Ready-to-Eat Consumables, Restaurants, Food services, Appliances and Household Items.

In addition to the exhibition, the GTBank Food and Drink event will also offer culinary experiences such as food and wine tastings, cooking master classes with renowned International and Nigerian chefs, and world class entertainment from A-List celebrities and musical talents.

Commenting on the GTBank Food and Drink Festival, Mr Segun Agbaje, the Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank plc, said; "We are incredibly excited to showcase the diverse culinary mosaic that Nigeria uniquely offers to the world as a prime destination for food enthusiasts from around the world." He further added that, "In addition to showcasing the wide array of Nigeria's culinary community as well as the riches of africa's cuisine, this fair reinforces our commitment to supporting small businesses and promoting our rich heritage."

The theme for the 2016 GTBank Food and Drink Fair is: "Experience the best". The event is expected to attract thousands of consumers, entrepreneurs, press/ media representatives, public sector officials, and investors from across Nigeria.

Venue: Water Corporation Drive, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria (with a total exhibition space of over 2,400sqm)

Dates: Sunday 1st - Monday 2nd May, 2016

Time: 10am - 7pm daily

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