The Osun State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (OSUCCIMA) has indicated its readiness to collaborate with Osun State Government, Osun State Heritage Council and Esquire Global in their quest to have a successful 2019 Osun Osogbo Festival and trigger entrepreneurship and job creation.
The OSUCCIMA partnership commitment was given by its Ag. DirectorGeneral Chief Jide Falohun, who explained that the vision of the collaboration is to leverage on the Osun Osogbo Festival platform toboost job creation, entrepreneurship, commerce and business in OsunState.
The Lead Consultant of Esquire Global, the official Marketing Firm of Osun OSogbo Festival 2019, Mr. Tunde Muraina in a statement in Ibadan on Sunday said that the telecommunications giant, MTN Nigeria, GrandOAK, Coca Cola, Adron Homes and Property, Bovas and Company Limited,are among corporate organistations and institutions that have giventheir support to the 2019 edition of the festival, just as thepre-festival events begin on Monday, August 5, with “Iwopopo”, the traditional cleansing of the town.
Mr. Muraina disclosed that OSUCCIMA has introduced a product named Community day Cultural Festival for Employment and Job Opportunities, noting that the product would include Virtual Expo, Virtual Job and Global Trade Mission to the annual Osun Osogbo Festival.
He explained that this would be a continuous collaboration as sponsorsand exhibitiors would be able to showcase their products and services at a virtual exhibition booth, stressing that stakeholders would connect, collaborate and promote both live and on-demand anytime and anywhere for jobs and business opportunities.
He added that eZ-Xpo as a solution provider would join forces with OSUCCIMA to provide a series of e-tools to situate the Chamber ofCommerce system within the context of the 21stcentury digital economy through virtual trade show technologies.
Muraina pointed out that community leaders, party leaders, diaspora, industry leaders, entrepreneur and investors that cannot attend the festival to participate will connect remotely on their device to save cost and travelling time.