Hotel Executive Security Workshop Postpones Till NovemberLatest News, National News, News Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
A one day executive workshop for the nation’s hotels, catering outfits and other stake holders earlier scheduled for Friday, October 10, has been postponed till November 21, 2014, in Lagos.
The workshop is organized by a team of professionals in the Hospitality Industry, including Nigerian Hospitality Security Network, Finale Hotels Services Ltd and BNK Consulting Services with the support of the Nigeria Police Force.
With the theme “Security Challenges In Hotels And Hospitality Industry In Nigeria-The Way Forward” the workshop’s objectives according to a press release signed by the Coordinator, Mr. Bright Uwabor, include sharing experience with security experts and knowledgeable speakers on the current security challenges in the country; establishing baseline awareness and integrate the Security challenges which are imminent in Hotels and hospitality industry in Nigeria; assessing and analyzing the range of obstacles, risks and threats that affect the Hospitality industry as well as their capacities and vulnerabilities.
Other goals of the capacity building programme are: changing the non-chalant attitude of some hoteliers and subsequently to be more Security conscious and embrace modern methods of addressing them as well as developing sustainable strategies and acquainting participants with the various appliances and gadgets to be used in averting criminal tendencies.
Highlights of the event include presentations by security experts, Law enforcement Agents, and renowned academia and formal launch of a Hospitality Magazine.
The Keynote address will be delivered by the Chief Host, AIG Umar Manko, while the State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) and his Deputy, Mrs. Orelope Adefulire, are the Special Guest and Mother of the day respectively.
Other guests expected include: State Commissioner for Tourism and Youth Development, Mr. Disun Holloway, Chief Femi Falana, an academia, Prof. Ishaq. Oloyede, Chief Ignatius Edema, Chief Executive of Halogen Security, Mr. Trevor Ward. The Royal Father of the day is the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, Eleko of Eko 1.
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