What does the abbreviation nhpc in this website’s URL (nhpc.gov.ng) mean?
NHPC stands for Nigeria House Project Committee, which is in charge of planning and organizing the Nigeria Hospitality House. The committee was appointed by the Honourable Minister of Sports.
When will it start?
The Nigeria Hospitality House 2018 will open during the Commonwealth Games, from April 2 to April 16, 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia close the event venue. By the way, the Commonwealth Games starts on April 4 to April 15, 2018.
Is this the first Nigeria House?
Nigeria House at the 2012 London Olympics was a huge success for sponsors and participating businesses and attracted massive media coverage both at home and abroad, and was ranked by the BBC as one of the most outstanding country hospitality houses. Also, the Nigeria House was also present at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
What’s the purpose?
Nigeria House at the upcoming 2018 Commonwealth games is a bid to again leverage the games as a global sporting event to increase business and investments for Nigerian-based businesses and also for the country. Also the Nigeria House at Gold Coast is the ‘home away from home’ for Nigeria athletes, their supporters and fans during the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. *Also, the Nigeria Hospitality House is to provide a home away from home for Nigerian athletes, a place of solidarity for Nigerian supporters to watch the games and celebrate medal wins, to showcasing a Nigerian trade fair and also hosting high level business and investment conferences.
What happens everyday in the house?
Events at the Nigeria House include:
- High level business and investment conference
- Exhibitions (arts & crafts, agriculture, solid minerals)
- Trade fair showcasing products, produce and mineral resources from Nigeria,
- Culture showcase through fun live shows Live shows (fashion shows, music and comedy shows, Nollywood movies, food tasting and more)
How many people would likely visit?
Over half a million international visitors from over 200 countries are expected to visit Gold Coast just for this year’s games, and a good number of those are expected to visit the Nigeria House which would be located close to the event venue. As in the past, the games crowd are famous for shopping, and so sponsoring the Nigeria House provides exposure to the ever-growing Commonwealth games audience.
Who is behind the planning?
The Nigeria House Project Committee was reconstituted by the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, in December 2017. It is fully supported by the Presidency.
What’s the Nigeria House website link?
The official website for the Nigeria House 2016 is here: nhpc.gov.ng
How can I contact you?
For sponsorship details, email firstname.lastname@example.org