Women in Mining Nigeria (WIMIN) through its Lagos Chapter is hosting the second edition of the Gold and Gem stone conference, exhibition and Award Night,GGCE in Lagos on the 26th , 27th and 28th September, 2023 at the Jewel Aeida, Lekki, Lagos

This event is in collaboration with Africa Gem & Jewelry Conference, AGJEC, Ministry of Solid Minerals and MINDIVA.

Their Media partners are:

Silverbird & Rythm FM

AIT & Ray Power

The sole objective of this conference is to promote value addition and encourage participation of more women in the sector through sensitization and awareness to financial institutions, potential investors and government.


Lagos is a strategic location with vast economic and financial potentials which if well harnessed could result in the transformation of Lagos to a major Jewellery hub where mineral trading and jewelry making can grow and make significant economic impact.This is part of our efforts geared towards mainstreaming gender in the solid mineral sector in Nigeria.

The Panel Discussions shall have professionals from across the sector for valued presentations with attendance cutting across diverse groups. Top government representatives, traditional rulers, financial institutions and WIMIN members are expected to participate in addition to the Exhibition and Private viewing on the 26th of September is by invitation only for VIPs to woo them to invest in the sector.

The Federal Ministry of Solid Minerals, Lagos State Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Miners Association of Nigeria will be in attendance, Exhibitors from around Nigeria, Africa and the world.

This conference shall address the strategic role of women in the development of the solid mineral sector in Nigeria and shall further examine the investment environment of mining as it affects women, realizing the critical limitations to funding, how and where to engage as an investor especially in the midstream, side stream or downstream sectors where value addition is important.

The highlights of this three day event include the exhibitions, award dinner,, fashion jewelry show by Ade Bakare and selected Jewelers and Miss Nigeria represetative at the Miss University Pageant, wearing the first of its kind beautiful crown designed and crafted by the WIMIN.

Look forward to seeing you there….