GrowthCon 1.0, the premier conference dedicated to empowering African business operators, executives, investors and enablers with the latest strategies and insights for driving sustained growth, is set to take place on the 21st and 22nd of July at the Balmoral Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. This much-anticipated event will bring together industry professionals, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs from all around the world for two days of immersive learning, and networking.

With the theme ‘Sustained Growth’, GrowthCon 1.0 promises to deliver a unique and immersive experience that will leave attendees equipped with actionable strategies as well as concrete and implementable solutions to drive growth for the businesses they run and the ones they work at. The conference features a lineup of renowned speakers such as Olu Akanmu, President Opay Nigeria, Bayo Adedeji, Group CEO Wakanow, Babájídé Duroshola, Maya Horgan Famodu, Dr Ola Brown, Wiza Jalakasi, Peace Itimi, Joycee Awosika, Yemi Osindero, Goke Balogun among many others across various sectors who will share their expertise on salient topics.

Attendees can expect a diverse range of sessions, including panel discussions, masterclasses, workshops, fireside chats, hackathons, deal rooms, and demo rooms. These engaging sessions will deliver useful insights, practical information, and networking opportunities designed specifically for founders, industry operators, growth professionals and enthusiasts.

GrowthCon 1.0 will cover a wide range of growth-related topics, such as influencer marketing, data-driven decision making, customer acquisition techniques, scaling businesses in emerging markets, and leveraging technology for long-term business growth. Attendees will get a thorough grasp of the current trends and best practices in the ever-evolving landscape of business growth, with a focus on practical application and real-life examples.

“We are thrilled to launch GrowthCon 1.0, a conference designed to empower business professionals with the tools and knowledge they need to achieve sustained growth,” said Bola Lawal, the event convener and founder of Premia Business Network (PBN)—a community of entrepreneurs, investors and professionals building a business network in Africa and its diaspora—the organisers of Growthcon. “Our goal is to create an environment where attendees can learn from industry experts, connect with like-minded professionals, and leave with actionable insights to drive their businesses forward.”

GrowthCon 1.0 is open to business professionals of all levels, from entrepreneurs and startup founders, to industry operators, venture capitalists, mid-level managers and executives. Attendees will be able to interact with industry leaders, explore cutting-edge solutions in the demo rooms, and connect with potential partners and investors in the deal rooms.

Registration for GrowthCon 1.0 is open. Visit the official GrowthCon 1.0 website at to register and peruse the program agenda.

About GrowthCon 1.0: GrowthCon 1.0 is a two-day conference, convened by Premia Business Network, focused on providing business professionals with actionable strategies and insights for sustainable growth. The conference brings together industry experts, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs to share their knowledge and experiences in various aspects of business growth.

Abdulsamod Balogun
Marketing Team Lead, GrowthCon 1.0

Amanda Madumere
Content & Storytelling Executive, Growthcon 1.0


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