SlimTrader to Hold Second Hotel Empowerment Summit in Abuja

SlimTrader, a leading technology enabler for hospitality businesses, has announced that it would be holding its second Hotels’ summit in Abuja this August.  Coming on the heels of the successful inaugural edition that held in Lagos earlier this year, the event is intended to empower hotel administrators to run more successful businesses. The Abuja summit themed ‘Positioning Your Hotel for More Sales’ is slated to hold on the 31st of August, 2016 at Hotel de Bently, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala road, Abuja.

The summit is expected to play a crucial role in bringing hoteliers together with a view to sharing industry best-practices and recent technological developments that can have a substantial positive impact on their businesses.

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The SlimTrader Abuja Hotels summit will bring together hospitality industry experts as well as representatives from leading local and international online travel agencies (OTA’s) to discuss key strategies that hotel administrators can employ to drive more visibility for their hotels and sell more room nights while moving their hotel businesses towards improved operational efficiency and growth.

Confirmed speakers at the upcoming event include Michael Ferrari, Market Manager, Expedia Lodging Partner Services; Anders Johansson, Area Manager East & West Africa, Booking.com; Ibrahim Aminu, Ibrahim Aminu, Head, Consumer Channels & Services, Interswitch; Magaji Buba, GM Commercial, SlimTrader; Mr. Seun Ojo, Vice President, Operations at Hotelnownow.com. The speakers would deliver presentations and join panel discussions on topics ranging from ‘how to improve your hotel’s visibility’ to ‘implementing the right strategies for hotel growth’ and so much more.


According to Femi Akinde, the Founder/CEO of SlimTrader,” this event is envisioned to become Nigeria’s principal platform for hotel managers and owners to learn important strategies to make their businesses even more profitable in these dire economic times. The Lagos event was the biggest forum in recent times for hotels administrators to meet and interact; over 500 hotels were represented at the event.” He disclosed that the summit is holding in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja ensure that important messages reach hotels across the country. He assured that each edition would feature an insightful lineup of presentations and panel discussions.

The event is free to interested hotel owners, managers and finance directors; however pre-registration is compulsory. To register, interested attendees should visit the event website register for the event at www.slimtrader.com/hotels-summit-abuja. The event is proudly supported by Interswitch Nigeria Limited.



About SlimTrader

SlimTrader – www.slimtrader.com is a technology enabler for African businesses, serving businesses in the Travel and Hospitality industry. SlimTrader has offices in the US and West Africa and serves small, medium and large organizations. The company was founded in 2010 and today, has consolidated its position as the number one technology platform for businesses in the region.


The company’s flagship solution, MoBiashara for Hotels (MFH) is an affordable, easy-to-use technology solution with features to help hotels generate more sales via visibility on leading local and international online hotel online booking sites. With the platform, hotels can easily manage their room pricing and availability; and also manage general services with payment reconciliation with automated financial reporting.

For enquiries, please send an email to [email protected] or visit the event webpage on www.slimtrader.com/hotels-summit-abuja.

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