3rd Ibibio Summit – Liverpool 2014

3rd Ibibio Summit - Liverpool 2014Date:       2nd – 3rd May 2014
Venue   The Florrie, 337 Mill Street, Toxteth, Liverpool, L8 4RF, United Kingdom
Theme:  
Cultural Convergence and Cooperation: A Catalyst for Extraordinary   Rejuvenation of Ibibio People

Preamble:
Building a good national image is of special significance for Ibibio’s today. Based on the deep understanding of the connotation and modern significance of harmonious and integrated culture, coupled with Ibibio’s actual situation, it is proposed that the defining characteristics of Ibibio’s national image at present should be openness, tolerance, accountability, cooperation, stability, peace, integrity, harmony, development, vigour, and opportunity. It is urgent and practical to build and communicate Ibibio’s national image with a full illustration of Ibibio’s history of harmonious and integrated thoughts and culture to our children and the international communities.

For these reasons, Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio Europe will be hosting its 3rd Ibibio Summit that will bring together individuals, organisations, and Ibibios from around the world on the event day.

Objectives:
The Summit will focus on showcasing the cultural heritage of the Ibibio’s, and will have the following objectives;

  1. To exhibit Ibibio culture
  2. To integrate Ibibio cultures into various communities
  3. To inaugurate new Chapters of MMI in Europe
  4. To recognise persons, who have made distinguished contributions to the development of the Ibibio cultural heritage

All the Ibibio people home and abroad and friends of the Ibibio people are cordially invited to this Summit.

Participants:
Expected at the Summit are eminent Ibibio people including; Akparawa (Elder) Nse Ubeh, the International President of Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio; Obong-Anwan Rita Akpan; Air Marshall Nsikak Eduok; General Akpan; etc, Distinguished guests including; His Excellency Dr Dahaltu Sarki Tafida, the Nigerian High Commissioner to the UK, His Excellency, Chief (Barister) Godswill Akpabio, Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, and many more.

About the Event:
The 3rd Ibibio Summit organised by The Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio Europe will take place on 2nd – 3rd May 2014 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

The 3rd Ibibio Summit will be the first of its kind to include Building and Communication of Ibibio National Image as one of the core discussion topics.

This Summit will provide an unprecedented opportunity for Ibibio people to carry out constructive dialogue on various issues such as unity, sustainable development, training, environmental issues, workforce welfare, and leadership within the Ibibio nation. The Summit will explore cultural heritage of the Ibibio people and also offer opportunities for networking and socio-cultural participation in the United Kingdom in particular and Europe in general.

- Topics for Discussion

  1. “Ibibio Project” – Harnessing our Culture and Challenging our Beliefs for our greater Good.
  2. A clarion call for effective leadership: A panacea for Socio-cultural and Economic Development of ibibio Nation.

“Harmonious and Integrated Culture” and the Building and Communication of Ibibio National Image

Venue photos:
Hotel

Room

Room 2

- Map:
Map

- Direction
This link gives people choice of choosing where they are coming from to get to the venue
https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=florrie+liverpool+8&ie=UTF-8&ei=qrT6Upv9Eeew7Aac14CIAw&ved=0CAsQ_AUoAw

- Hotels Nearby

Click on the link below to see hotels, entertainments, sights & attractions, shops, restaurants, leisure and pubs near the Summit venue;
http://www.visitliverpool.com/things-to-do/attractions/search/the-florrie-p307781

PROGRAMME OF EVENT
These will includes; paper presentations, cultural exhibitions, cultural dances, Ibibio Language Children Competitions, and many more exciting activities that you cannot afford to miss.

SPONSORSHIP
Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio Europe welcomes sponsorships from individuals, companies, and organisations. You can also take advantage of the opportunity to partner with us by being one of our international sponsors for the Summit. Our sponsors/partners receive exclusive marketing opportunities including; advertising its public or corporate agenda in our international event brochures, and as well as adding their web link on this website.

EXHIBITIONS

Why Exhibit at 3rd Ibibio Summit?

Exhibiting at 3rd Ibibio Summit offers you the opportunity to demonstrate your organisation and your cultural heritage and projects, increase your cultural awareness and reinforce its recognition with a highly selected audience gathered to attend the event from around the globe. In addition, you will:

  • Enhance your visibility by showcasing your culture in this highly competitive and lucrative region.
  • Showcase your organisation/business group with a focused international audience.

How can your organisation exhibit at 3rd Ibibio Summit?

Email us via   ibibiosummit@mboho.org

REGISTRATION
Entry to this event is by ticket only. Ticket can be purchased either on the day of the event or payment to the bank account given on the registration form. Tickets purchased at the venue will be costly than the advanced paid tickets. To enable us secure your reservation, we would appreciate if you could kindly confirm your attendance by the 20th April 2014 by completing the registration and emailing to us.

 CONTACT US
For more information about the Summit, please do not hesitate to contact us;

Akparawa (Bishop) Edemekong Ekong
High Commissioner
Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio, Europe
Tel: +447957295246

Akparawa Nsidibe Udo
Chairman Planning Committee
Tel: 07727139529

Akparawa Maurice Asuquo
Secretary Planning Committee
Mobile: +44 7956216920

Akparawa Ani Douglas Ekanem
Planning Committee
Mobile: +44 7946408703

Preferably, you can email us at ibibiosummit@mboho.org

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