West Africa's leading human capital forum

25th - 26th April 2018. Lagos, Nigeria.

West Africa's talent is the key piece of the puzzle for business and the economy as a whole to unlock its potential across West Africa.

Thought leaders and decision makers from across HR and the CXO join together at the Talent Agenda Series West Africa HR Conference to conduct the discussions, across trends, ideas, challenges and best practices, which will deliver the needed gains.

Join up to 200 senior HR and business leaders to discuss key issues in multiple interactive, thought provoking sessions, delivered by speakers representing the best of business, suppliers, thought leaders and more.

Seeing CEOs and HRDs collaborate at these events shows HR accorded the right strategic input and importance.
— HRD, Sparkwest Steel Industries

Why attend?

The Talent Agenda Series now in it's 4th year, is delighted to present the Talent Agenda Series- West Africa conference.  This pivotal event will be taking place in Lagos, Nigeria. 200 HR and business leaders from all sectors around West Africa will gather in Global Career Company’s biggest market.  Two key topics of focus for this years meeting are: Capacity Development and Human Capital needs and challenges for Africa.  

From Lagos, one of Africa’s economic mega-cities, we can assess diverse regional human capital trends in markets ranging from high-growth to recovery

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Leading HR Content

Join in our West Africa regionally focused panel discussions and industry specific presentations and develop your knowledge on topics such as:

  • New and upcoming trends and how they relate to the local, regional and global market.

  • Business development and how to attract and keep talent.

  • How to inspire future leaders of tomorrow.

  • Heavyweight addresses from the regions Government and thought leaders from the business sector.

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Unique Networking Opportunities

Connect with peers and speakers in any of our intimate networking opportunities:

  • Champagne Roundtable discussions
  • Networking Cocktail Reception and evening entertainment
  • Breakfast briefings
  • Interactive workshops
  • Interactive question and answer sessions
  • 1 hour Speedy Networking coffee breaks and matchmaking service 
  • Networking buffet lunches

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Who will attend?

Join up to 200 senior HR and business leaders to discuss of-the-moment issues in a variety of engaging, interactive sessions, delivered by speakers you need to hear from, representing business, suppliers, thought leaders and more.

“If you are serious about understanding HR’s
agenda in Africa, the Talent Agenda Series is the
place to be.”
— Senior Manager Leadership Strategy & Executive Talent, Eskom

Key Topics of the Agenda

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  • Panel Session: Unlocking Regional Development for West Africa
  • Panel Session: Re-defining the Talent Management Frontier for a Multi-National Generational Workforce
  • Panel Session: Gender, Diversity and Inclusivity in the Workplace
  • Panel Session: Corporate Social Responsibility , Capacity Building and Developing Critical Skills for Regional Development
  • Panel Session: The Future of HR 2.0
  • Presentation or Workshop: Digital HR
  • Champagne Round tables
  • Fireside Chat

“We have managed to meet many difficult to
reach target clients and our presence in the
market has grown and grown since developing
our partnership with the Talent Agenda Series.”
— Willis Towers Watson

Speakers at the talent agenda series West Africa


Become a Partner

Do you want to meet decision makers, increase your brand presence or promote your product, solution or expertise to the senior West African HR community?

The Talent Agenda Series HR conference brings together West Africa's senior C-Suite HR, business leaders, private - sector companies, intergovernmental and multilateral organisations, from the leading organisations spanning the whole spectrum of the region’s industries. 

Become a Talent Agenda Series partner and take advantage of a bespoke package tailored to meet your precise criteria and business objectives. Below are just some of the ways you can increase your profile and network with new business partners. To find out more get in touch here

Travel and Venue

The Talent Agenda Series- West Africa will be taking place at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria from 25-26th April.  

The Radisson Blu Hotel, is currently offering a rate of $200 per night subject to terms and conditions to book a hotel room, please contact the hotel below and quote 'Talent Agenda Series' when booking.


1A Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue
Victoria Island
P.O. Box 71639
Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: +234 (0) 708 061 0000
Fax: +234 (0) 1461 0126
Email: info.lagos@radissonblu.com

The modern Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Lagos, V.I., sits on the banks of the upscale Victoria Island in beautiful Lagos Lagoon. From here, guests enjoy scenic views of the up-and-coming city. Lagos is one of the fastest growing cities in the world, and a major financial centre in Africa, which makes this affluent mega-city a top destination for both business and leisure travellers, with sites and attractions to suit all needs.


Business guests appreciate the hotel’s proximity to corporate headquarters, banking districts and consulates, while leisure guests enjoy quick access to several shopping malls and top Lagos attractions such as the Bar Beach, just 5 minutes from the hotel. 



We advise you leave ample time to submit your visa application and connect with your country Nigerian Embassy/Consulate to get up to date information as to what you will require for a visa to enter Nigeria for the conference.



Radisson blu hotel, lagos, nigeria

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Radisson Blu Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria




Become a partner


+44 (0) 208 834 0359




Communication & Media opportunities


+44 (0) 208 834 0338