December 7-8, 2019


Welcome Centre hotel, Lagos, Nigeria


500+ exhibitors/vendors


50+ Speakers

RETAIL FESTIVAL / Africa's biggest Retail Festivals

  • We Are

We are Retail Fest, Africa’s leading producers, organizers of retail festivals and events, as well as curating some of the best retail events across the continent. Our flagship event is the Lagos Retail Festival., Skyway Fashion Show, Rekroot Job & Career Fair, Tech-R, Mortgage market Expo, Farm World, Isolo Shopping Festival,

  • Our Vision

To be Africa’s leading curator and producer of retail events, festivals and exhibitions supporting over 5000 businesses to attain their business objectives in Africa by 2020.

Become a Volunteer /R.A.V.E Champion / Lagos Retail Festival

For several days in September, our volunteers will help  hundreds of  vendors and 10,000+ attendees have an unforgettable experience at the Lagos Retail Festival, which houses the Retail Conference and several SME clinics and  workshops.

Our RAVE champions are independent minded individuals who refer other vendors and exhibitors to the retail fair. Earning while sharing and refering vendors to the festival.

Join us to say #yestomore

Terms & conditions may apply

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Conference or Event Schedule April 6-7 / save your dates

The future of Retail

The constantly changing consumer needs and demands require future businesses to adapt and innovate in order to offer the desired and/or needed products. The opening keynote session will offer

Designing an unforgettable retail experience

Creating experiences that absolutely delights customers such that they spread word about the product is desire of retailers. This session would focus on initiatives that can be implemented by retailers
Panel Session

Social Media in Retail (Saturday)

Discussion would be around what social channels deliver the best results, how businesses can keep up with the latest social trends, how much resource should be allocated to make

The Art of Selling Luxury

Selling luxury items can be tricky as the captive market is usually small and the channels of communication may need to change or be adapted to sit the market.

Grand Launch

The Grand Launch is the session where keynote addresses are delivered to launch the Lagos Retail Festival. It is also the grand launch for all the new products and

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Event Speakers / knowledge Series

Ayodeji Balogun

CEO, Afex Holdings

Deji is leading an effort that leverages cutting edge technology, innovative

Dapo Ajeniya

Mangement consultant , Thomas & Wriight Co.

Dapo is an MBA from the Lagos Business School of Pan

Hyacinth Aneke

CEO, Valor Creador

Hyacinth's corporate experience span a period of over 20 years, cutting

Imoh Osagie

Management Consultant, IknowAfrica

Mr. Igho-Osagie currently focuses on raising money for projects through Private

Mariam Mosun Opanuga

Senior Associate, Copley Partners

Mariam is an astute Legal Practitioner, with over 15 years practice

Oke Umurhohwo

Itel Mobile

Oke is a self motivated and adaptable person with years of

Phebean Amusan

Consultant, HR Pitch

She is the founder of HR Pitch. And Purple Pulp. She

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Event Price list / Early bird MSME stall prices till 03/03/2019


Micro Enterprise Vendor
4 sqm stall
1 Table
2 Chairs
1 Rollup banner
Free SME Clinic
Access to free conference sessions


Micro Enterprise Vendor II
6 sqm stall
1 Table
2 Chairs
1 Rollup banner
Free SME Clinic
Access to free conference sessions
Access to select paid conference sessions

Premium booth

4 sqm Exhibition booth
1 Table
2 Chairs
1 Rollup banner
Free SME Clinic
Access to free conference sessions
Access to all paid conference sessions

Free wifi

Premium Booth II N200,000 (6sqm), Foreign Delegates N500,000 or 1,400 USD (incl,premium 6sqm booth, hotel accommodation (2 persons sharing), breakfast and airport shuttle)

Meet Our Team

Chika Nwogu

Planning Management

Dapo Ajeniya

Planning Management

Doreen Fejokwu

Guest Management

Sarah Ize Iyamu


Ehis Igbinova

Officials Management

Dozie Anyaegbunam

Marketing Comms


Dare Asobele

Planning Management

Tunji Kareem


Register now / To Book a Stand


Event FAQS / find your answers

Festival participants can hold some independent entertainment events, special campaigns and promo lotteries. But in this case all activities should be confirmed by the organizer in writing. For all social media campaigns, kindly use the hashtag #lrf
Kindly see the volunteer form link above. Sign up with your details and you will be reached by a team member shortly.
Any entity involved or interested in participating in the retail value chain  can participate . Manufacturing companies, distribution and logistics companies, local and foreign trade entities, advertising agencies, marketing communication companies, retail technology companies, financial institutions,  airports and other transport service providers as well as restaurants and other public catering facilities, travel agencies, guesthouses, other local and foreign enterprises and individual entrepreneurs.
LRF is an annual retail festival  that helps to promote and showcase the retail culture in Africa's largest  growing  city. Hundreds of businesses will offer special discounts, gifts, and host several entertainment events. The festival has several components : THE retail Fair, The Retail Conference, SME Clinics  and loads of entertainment activities.

Meet Our Advisory Board

Austin Okere

Advisory Board

Austin Okere is the Founder & Executive Vice Chairman, Computer Warehouse

Obinna Onunkwo

Advisory Board

Obinna Onunkwo is a managing partner at Purple Capital partners limited,

Prince Dapo Adelegan

Advisory Board

Adedapo Oluwaseyi Adelegan is seasoned Marketer and PR Consultant. He is

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Grand launch your business

You can now join 500 other businesses to grand launch your company, business, new products or services like a big company does and attract hundreds of customers to your brand for a small fee. LRF is organizing the ultimate grand launch event,

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Event Location

70 Murtala Mohammed International Airport road

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