The LinkedInLocal Abuja host team on Tuesday said it was set to host the #LinkedInLocalAbuja, a strategic networking.
It said that the purpose of the networking was to foster commercial connections and executive learning among top professionals, executives and entrepreneurs based in Abuja.
The Host Team Lead for FCT, Fifehanmi Bankole, said that the #LinkedInLocalAbuja would be held on Aug. 29, adding that the nominations were now open for the summit.
“Registration of Expression of Interest is to be received through an open, web-based process at www.linkedinlocalabuja.com.
“The probable participants, nominated from both the public and private sectors in recognition of their commitment to professional, career, commercial and national development are being pre-screened and pre-selected.
“This will be based on not only their LinkedIn affiliation but also on their level of expertise and experience and the ability to represent a range of local and global perspectives.
“It is generally about the future of work and specifically about the events on the theme: “Going Global: Creating Local Value for Global Relevance,” he said in a statement.
Bankole added: “In addition to an exclusive evening of robust dialogue, across-the-board networking and sumptuous dinner at the Rooftop of the luxurious Wells Carlton Hotel.
“Participants and organisations can subsequently request and be prioritised to benefit from expert guidance, evaluations and recommendations on how LinkedIn affiliation and engagement can impact and improve the results and productivity of their workforce – their most important asset.
“LinkedIn is the Worlds Number 1 platform for professional and corporate social networking and the premium global brand for strategic professional and commercial human capital engagement as well as a first-rate platform for executive learning and development.
“LinkedInLocal, launched by LinkedIn users is a global, open-source community of professionals, executives and entrepreneurs supported by LinkedIn.
Bankole said that guiding the development and implementation of this exclusive Strategic Networking and Dinner Gala were experienced subject matter experts and consummate LinkedIn users led by a Harvard University Certified Consultant and Executive Coach.
“The Host Team also include an erstwhile Director of Capability Development at the CBN, a Doctoral Researcher and veteran Learning Professionals.
“The LinkedInLocal Abuja Host Team whose remit is to ensure a unique, value-adding, elite and engaging experience believe that participants and premium partners will get immense benefits from the consequent connections and collaborations.
“This is as well as the comprehension of the overall LinkedIn value proposition in terms of Human Capital, Organisational and National Development.
“About 10 graduate volunteers are also given the opportunity to develop capacity, hone their employability skills and enhance their workplace readiness by assisting the Host Team for the execution of the project,” the statement said.