Africa Technology Summit 2016 is almost here! We can’t wait to welcome you to Lagos, Nigeria. This message contains answers to all FAQs and will make attending this year’s conference as hassle free as possible.
We recommend using UBER’s services from the airport and during the conference. Please keep the heavy traffic in mind to ensure timely arrivals and departures.
Most countries need to apply for a visa to enter Nigeria. We recommend that you contact your local Nigerian embassy or use the following link: https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/pages/visaguidelines to apply for your visa in a timely manner.
When going through immigrations please have your passport and applicable documentation handy.
If you have any questions or need a visa letter, please contact Tobi@meltwater.org
We have arranged discounted hotel rates with the following hotels that we recommend near the conference venue.
If you would like to take advantage of these rates please contact Tobi at firstname.lastname@example.org with your itinerary and choice of hotel to reserve your room.
|Hotel||Regular Rate||Discount Rate||Regular Rate($)||Discount Rate($)|
|Protea Hotel, VI||₦36,540||$87.00|
|Victoria Crown Plaza||₦50,400||$120.00|
|The Federal Palace Hotel||₦48,000||$114.29|
Dress code for the conference is business casual. We have a planned cocktail event, with dress code cocktail attire.
December is usually the beginning of the dry harmattan season in Lagos Nigeria. Temperature is predicted to be around 31℃/88℉ during this time of year.
The currency in Nigeria is the Nigerian Naira. The current exchange rate is 1 USD for 315 Naira.
We recommend changing your currency at the airport (Travelex). Please note that international cards can be used for payments at most hotels.