About the Expo



This Expo will deliberate on the need to foster the culture of creativity and innovations leading to impactful development and addresses the exponential changes needed to significantly improve the economic standards; mobilize a network of innovation, researchers, investors, inventors, driving business developers for networking and cross-collaboration.

This is an initiative led by Covenant University and Organization for Creativity, Innovation and Invention Promotion, Nigeria. We partner with the world’s leading innovation and creativity providers from academic community, Innovation agencies, government parastatals and industry in order to promote the works of creativity, innovation and inventions across Nigerian and to global innovation ecosystems. The key features of this Expo are the Keynote Presentations, Panel Discussions and Exhibition.

The Innovation Awards is another feature of the Expo, which recognizes innovation embraced for sustainable economic development.


check Building and sustaining an Ecosystem that promotes Creativity & Innovation. Connect with global innovation opportunities.

check Creativity and Innovation in Telecommunications, Infrastructure Development and the Mobile Industry.

check Creativity and Innovation in Manufacturing Industry.

check Creativity and Innovation in Power and Energy

check Creativity and Innovation in Agriculture

check Creativity and Innovation in Banking, Finance and Investment

check Creativity and Innovation in Oil and Gas

check Creativity and Innovation through Education and Entrepreneurship.

check Creativity and Innovation in Health

check Creativity and Innovation in Media and Entertainment

check Women Technology and Entrepreneurship in Nigeria

check Youths Technology and Entrepreneurship Development


22 – 24 JULY, 2020




EXPO benefits

Start-ups, Young Entrepreneurs

    • The presentations at the Expo are rich knowledge based and can help improve career development.
    • Start-ups will connect to investors at the Expo.
    • Start-ups will have the opportunity to connect with leading creativity and innovation ecosystems around the world.
    • Innovative start-up are promoted, recognized and offered mentorship opportunity through OCIIP Innovation Hub.
    • Business development opportunities from leading organizations.
    • An opportunity to collaborate with businesses, government, international organizations, and provide solutions for them.
    • Innovative start-ups will have the opportunity to showcase their products and services at the Expo.

Academic Institutions and Research Centres

  • The Expo offers a great platform for academic institutions and research centres in Nigeria to showcase their research works, products and services.
  • It affords great opportunity to network with government, businesses, and international organizations at the Expo.
  • They will leverage the great media coverage and publicity before the Expo, during and after the Expo.
  • Opportunity to promote latest research at the Expo through paper presentation, exhibitions, branding and publication of their research work.
  • An opportunity to participate at the Expo.
  • An opportunity to learn new trends in intellectual property, emerging technologies around the world
  • Opportunity to connect with leading institutions.
  • Leading research organization and institutions are recognized at the Expo.

Government Institutions, States and Agencies

    • This Expo provides the platform for government to share her agenda, projects and initiatives towards promoting technology, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in Nigeria across all sectors of the economy.
    • The Expo helps government learn and understand global trends in innovation from experts and speakers at the Conference.
    • It helps foster collaboration between government and private sectors.
    • It affords the government the opportunity to meet and network with key players in both local and international innovation and technology ecosystem.
    • It connects government to international organizations, who are willing to work with Nigerian government at all levels to drive innovation in Nigeria.
    • The government will leverage the media and publicity before the Expo, during and after the Expo.
    • Government agencies that are doing great work in the ecosystem are recognized at the Summit.
    • It connects Nigeria with creativity and Innovation ecosystems around the world.
    • Benefit from the workshops, speeches, exhibitions, awards and networking at the Summit.
    • Encourages government to invest in technology and innovation and improve Nigeria’s ranking in global innovation index, thereby attracting Foreign Direct Investment.

Businesses and Organizations

  • For businesses and organizations, the Expo offers businesses and organization the platform to promote their products and services through business presentations, exhibition of their products and services, advertisement opportunity, and branding at the Expo.
  • They will leverage the great media coverage and publicity before the Expo, during and after the Expo.
  • It offers them an opportunity to participate in Panel Discussions that will increase their knowledge base, and enhance their productivity through the use of emerging technologies.
  • It offers great business networking opportunities with international organizations, government agencies, and top decision makers across different sectors of our economy.
  • They stand a chance to be recognized at the Expo.

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