Who will be speaking at the TEF Forum?
What is the attire at the event?
Dress code for the forum is business attire. However, for entrepreneurs and TEF Alumni you are expected to where your TEF t-shirt on Day 2.
Who can attend the Forum?
The TEF Forum is the most diverse, inclusive Pan-African gathering of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, media partners, corporations, business, enterprise development agencies, academic institutions, business schools, accelerators, incubators, policy makers, and government agencies from across the continent and world-wide.
I can’t attend. Can i watch the Forum Live?
Yes, selected sessions will be made available on the TEF YouTube Channel. To access the recordings kindly subscribe to the channel here https://www.youtube.com/user/tonyelumelufdn
I would like to propose a speaker for the TEF Forum – what do I do?
Please share the speakers profile and their contact details by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
How much does it cost to attend the TEF Forum?
There is no fee to attend the TEF Forum. You will however, need to consider the cost of travel/transportation and accommodation.
How do I register to attend the TEF Forum?
All invited guests are expected to register to attend the Forum. Please visit the TEF Forum Website Portal www.tonyelumelufoundation.org/TEF2017/registration
Note that you will need a TEF ID or invitation code to proceed.
Is there a deadline for TEF Forum registration?
Yes, all guests must complete their registration by the 22nd of September 2017 in order to attend or participate.
Unfortunately, I cannot attend the TEF Forum anymore, can I give my spot to someone else?
If you have registered and are no longer able to attend, please send an email to the Foundation. You cannot automatically grant your place to a partner or associate, the Foundation must issue an official invitation.
I cannot afford to attend the Forum; how else can I participate?
If you are unable to afford your travel expenses to attend the TEF Forum, you may join the activities through the livestream.
How long is the journey from the International Airport to campus?
It is approximately 40 minutes without traffic.
Will there be airport transfers?
Yes, between the Murtala Muhammed International Airport and Law School. You must indicate your need for airport transfers by stating your requirement in your registration. Please note that if you do not meet the designated pick-up time, you may be required to make your own way to the venue. If you are going to one of the partner hotels, the airport protocol team will advise on transport options for you.
What is the easiest way to get to the TEF Forum?
The TEF Forum will hold in Lagos; the nearest bus stop to the venue is “Law School Bus Stop”. Alternatively, you can use a reputable taxi service, please use the address stated in your invitation.
Will there be transfers to the city center?
No, there will be no transfers to the city. Free transportation is only provided between the Murtala Muhammed International Airport and the Lagos Law School campus.
I am a TEF entrepreneur and I cannot physical attend the forum, will my absence effect my place on the programme?
It is not mandatory for TEF Entrepreneurs to attend the TEF Forum and being physically absent will not affect your placement on the programme. However, we do encourage you to participate as our programme this year is filled with exciting activities that will contribute to the growth of your business.
I am running late; can you secure a seat for me?
Every year the TEF Forum always reaches full capacity, we highly encourage you to come early and secure your seat.
What is the weather like in Nigeria?
The weather in Nigeria is usually between 25-30℃. However, please research the latest weather conditions online up to 2 weeks ahead of the TEF Forum 2017.
Where can I buy Naira?
There are foreign exchange bureaus at the International airport.
Is there visa on arrival in Lagos, Nigeria?
Nigerian immigration does provide visa on arrival services for certain countries but it is more expensive than receiving a visa from the Nigerian embassy and consulate in your country. The Foundation will not pay for visa on arrival.
Which vaccines do I need before entering Nigeria
Upon arrival Nigerian immigration will request to see your yellow vaccination card, please seek advice from your doctor on which vaccinations you need.
Do I have to stay at the Law School campus? Where else can I stay?
You may choose to find your own accommodation or stay with family/friends in Lagos at your own cost. The Foundation will not pay for any external accommodation costs or transfers. The Foundation will provide a list of possible nearby hotels who offer discounted rates for TEF Forum attendees.
Can I stay on campus before/after the TEF Forum?
Accommodation on campus is only available from Thursday 12th – Sunday 15th October. All guests will be asked to vacate the premises by Sunday 15th October by 10am. Please ensure that you make alternative accommodation plans for any additional days that you will be in Lagos, or ensure that you book your transportation/flight based on these dates.
Where and when is the TEF Forum?
The TEF Forum will hold from Friday 13th – Saturday 14th October 2017 in Lagos Nigeria. Activities at the TEF Forum run from 09:00 to 18:00 each day.