Startup Port Harcourt Week Organizers Release Event Schedule for the 2019 Edition of the Conference

Startup Port Harcourt Week

Startup Port Harcourt Week, an annual gathering of tech startups, technologists, academics, funders, policymakers and players in Nigeria’s creative and digital sector, has today announced a timeline of events and activities to mark the fourth edition of the conference. Startup Port Harcourt Week serves as a platform for individuals and organizations to integrate, reintegrate, and harness opportunities in Nigeria’s tech space.

The theme for this year’s conference is ‘From Oil to Tech – Preparing for the Future.’ A series of activities have been scheduled to publicize the conference including three roadshows that will be held on strategic dates approaching the start of the event and a theme song composed by one of the numerous volunteers.

The schedule for the pre-conference is provided below:

August 21st: 1st roadshow

September 20th: 2nd roadshow

October 14th – 18th: Innovation Tour

October 19th: 3rd roadshow

This year, Startup Port Harcourt Week will be held from October 20th – 26th with a variety of activities that are aimed to inspire, celebrate, and promote conversations that will in turn lead to the growth of Port Harcourt’s creative and digital economy. The program of events has been designed with different sectors of the creative and digital economy in mind with activities to connect and engage stakeholders.

The timeline of events to mark this year’s celebration is provided below:

October 20th

  • Super Startup Sunday

October 21st – 22nd

  • Hackathon

October 21st

  • The Ease of Doing Business Meetup
  • After Hours hosted by the Hardware Community

October 22nd

  • Demo Day
  • After Hours hosted by the Developer Community

October 23rd

  • She in Tech
  • Entertainment and Media Meetup

October 24th

  • Conference and Exhibition
  • Investors Dinner

October 25th

  • Gamers Party
  • Town Hall Meeting
  • Concert

October 26th

  • Fitfam
  • Startup Kids
  • Boat Cruise
  • Closing Dinner

For more information about the event venues and time schedules, visit the Startup Port Harcourt Week facebook page.

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