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Qeturah to Promote SMEs, ‘Made in Nigeria’ at Summer Fair 2017

peter oluka

Qeturah, a social enterprise dedicated to promoting made in Nigeria brands locally, and globally, has unveiled plans for its ‘Tropika Summer Splash’ 2017.

Keturah Ovio-Onoweya, founder and CEO of told Nigeria CommunicationsWeek that the Summer Splash is one of a series of Qeturah’s pop up, offline marketplace, events that exists for quality Nigerian made lifestyle brands such as fashion, beauty, home décor, food, entertainment and games and businesses to engage with the community, showcase their products, and make sales which serves as a revenue stream for their respective businesses.

“Expect nothing but the best locally made products at mouth watery deals. Come shop a variety of Men, Women, and children fashion, hair and beauty products, food & drinks, Spas and, games, short storrytelling session, and a silent auction to raise finance for the continuity of the Makoko Dream Project. What’s more, Dennis Ashley Wellness Center will be present to give free health checks on blood pressure measurements, BMI, waist circumference, and blood glucose for high risk individuals”, said Founder/CEO.

She added that the ultimate summer fair comes up on the 29th - 30th of July 2017, from 10am-7pm and 12noon–7pm respectively.

“This is a family friendly so baby and kids are all welcome. Attendance is free for guests, however, we have an SME Vendor Package, and Corporate Vendor package depending on the nature of business and its needs'.

The event is organized by in partnership with Storried, Makoko Dream Project, Connect Nigeria, Printivo, Olorisupergal,, Phenom PR, Nordic Food Festival, Ten Strings, and Dennis Ashley Wellness Center.

“In order to continually and strategically fulfill our promise to promote and to create avenues for visibility for Nigerian made businesses, we organize every quarter, a 2-day pop up (offline marketplace) fair in Lagos.

“This pop up marketplace is a great avenue for guests to engage with local brands and for local brands to make sales. We realize that real time engagement for the brands we work with is good brand equity.

“ is a social enterprise dedicated to promoting made in Nigeria brands locally, and globally. Primarily, we are a curated online marketplace that makes it easier for anyone anywhere, to discover, sell, and shop for quality made in Nigeria lifestyle brands and their products. We make it easy for local brands to trade online and compete in the global market.

“We have been an operational business since November 2015 in Lagos, Nigeria during which we have impacted positively a number of creative entrepreneurs businesses and received support from organizations such as The Tony Elumelu Foundation, British Council Nigeria, Virgin Atlantic via the Virgin Group, Samsung, and Zenith Bank”, .