Fidelity Bank Announces 2nd Edition Of FITCC Trade Expo

CEO, Fidelity Bank, Mrs. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe

Following the success of the maiden edition of Fidelity International Trade and Creative Connect (FITCC) in London, Uk last year, Fidelity Bank Plc, one of Nigeria’s leading financial institutions, is set to host the second edition of the trade expo in Houston, Texas.

The FITCC Houston which is scheduled for Wednesday, 18th and Thursday, 19th October 2023, will take place at the George R. Brown Convention Center, located at 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, Texas 77010.

Speaking on the role of FITCC in Fidelity Bank’s export trade strategy, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe, said that “Fidelity Bank is very much invested in supporting export trade and has consistently demonstrated this by the interventions and innovations that we bring to the space.”

“Beyond the instrument of financing, some of our key interventions in the space revolve around business management capacity development with initiatives like the Export Management Programme (EMP) which we host in partnership with the Lagos Business School and the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and market access development initiatives like FITCC.” She added.

The trade expo tagged ‘FITCC Houston’ aims to promote Nigeria’s non-oil exports and foster integration into global supply-chain networks.

It will bring together leading businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, and regulators from sectors such as commodities, services, creativity, fashion, and FinTech in Nigeria and the United States.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore partnerships, co-creation, and foreign direct investment opportunities.

Businesses participating in FITCC Houston will also enjoy curated market access engagements, investment and partnership prospects, enhanced brand exposure to a global audience, and various speaking and networking opportunities.

The event promises a host of benefits for participants eager to expand their reach and explore new business avenues.

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