#NES26 Pre-Summit Events: A Big Conversation for Action, The Nigerian Economic Summit Group
Aug 2020

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning will engage stakeholders in a series of pre-summit events that will take place virtually; and will shape strategic partnerships to chart a path to recovery, and build resilience for the country’s economy, businesses and households to put Nigeria in a strong position within the changing world order.

These pre-summit events which will kick off on the 25th of August, 2020 will focus on sectors such as: Agriculture, Digital Economy, Sustainability, Sports as a business, etc. It will be organised in collaboration with corresponding Ministries, Departments & Agencies of the Nigerian government, among other stakeholders.

The 26th Nigerian Economic Summit will be the highpoint of a ‘Big Conversation for Action’ driven by pre-Summit events. These virtual events will kickstart discussions on this year’s Summit Theme and will enable us convene a wider range of stakeholders to deliberate on a broad set of thematic and sectoral issues with key outcomes.

The theme of this year’s Summit is “Building Partnerships for Resilience” and it is scheduled to hold from October 26 – 27, 2020.  Discussions at NES #26 will be anchored on three pillars – Collaboration, Execution and Impact – and dimensioned across five sub-themes: Mapping the Future; New Trends, New Opportunities, New Horizons; Embracing Technology and Innovation; Building Resilience and Charting the Path to Recovery.

In compliance with public health regulations associated with the COVID-19 pandemic requiring social and physical distancing, the Summit will host combined Virtual and In-Person sessions.

Sign up at www.nesgroup.org/26