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What is foreign Direct Investment -FDI?

A foreign direct investment (FDI) is an investment made by a company or entity based in one country, into a company or entity based in another country. Foreign direct investments differ substantially from indirect investments such as portfolio flows, wherein overseas institutions invest in equities listed on a nation’s stock exchange. Entities making direct investments typically have a significant degree of influence and control over the company into which the investment is made. Open economies with skilled workforces and good growth prospects tend to attract larger amounts of foreign direct Investment than closed, highly regulated economies.

What Time Will The Conference Commence?

The conferences commences at 10:00 am on 2nd – 3rd May, 2017.

Where is The Location of the Exhibition/Summit?

Eko Convention Centre Expo” Eko Hotels & Suites.

Plot 1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street | Victoria Island, Lagos 12724, Nigeria.,

When will I receive my conference material?

Your conference pack will be distributed on the first morning of the conference (unless otherwise stated in the conference updates). Additional conference material will be made available on the website after the event. You will be provided with access details for this website at the conference.

When Do I Need To Register For The Conference?

Registration is free & open till the Exhibition date. Please check our registration page to benefit from our discount rates.

How Do I Know If I’m Registered?

The following documents will be emailed to registrants immediately following the completion of Registration.

  • Confirmation of attendance.
  • Letter of invitation for Visa application (international travelers only), if applicable.

When should I pay for the conference?

Attending SWIFT 2017, is FREE as a GUEST. But you need to register via exhibition@southwestinvest.co.uk

Are the meals included?

Yes, all refreshments and conference lunches have been carefully selected to offer you the best in banqueting. Check the agenda for times.

Can I register for the B2G at the conference venue?

No, there is a fee to be paid, to  register for B2G, a week before the event, via B2G@southwestinvest.com.ng

Can i register for the networking Dinner at the Venue?

No, there is a fee to be paid & you must register a week before the event, via dinner@southwestinvest.com.ng

Can i register for the networking Dinner at the Venue?

No, there is a fee to be paid & you must register a week before the event, via dinner@southwestinvest.com.ng

How many attendees will be at my conference?

This varies for each conference. Please do ask at our registration desk if you would like us to assist to ensure you receive maximum benefit from the conference.

What about accommodation?

The cost of the hotel accommodation and travel is not included in the registration fee. Details of the accommodation options are also included within the conference information, and on the Accommodation page.

What should I wear?

The dress code at the conference is business casual. The speakers usually come in business attire. For the Networking Dinner, it is full English or National formal attire.

Special Needs

If you have any special needs, disabilities, and/or dietary restrictions that we may address to make your participation at our events more enjoyable, please do let us know when registering or via email to info@fodion.co.uk.

Will I receive any information from you in the mail?

Prior and after the conference, from time to time, you will receive various information about the Exhibition.

Who Can I Call For Clarification Or If I Have Any Other Questions Regarding Applying?

Please contact us on info@southwestinvest.com.ng  or call + 44 7411194645, +234 8102506387 (Kunle) + 234 8166616112 (Seun) + 234 7051432597 (Sandra) + 234 8098558741 (Zizi) +234 8171569767 & +234 8033714690 (Femi) +234 8098004016 (Seye).


We offer various volunteering opportunities that can serve as trainings and  work experience for various individuals. For more information, please email: info@southwestinvest.com.ng