From the Thursday 7th July and every Thursday after, a huge fair set to be themed around Food, Fashion,Home Decor and Entertainment is set to berth in Lagos at The Lekki Coliseum (TLC) in Lekki Phase 1. It is a revolutionary opportunity for sales, marketing and shopping for teeming Lagosians and Nigerians

LEAP has already secured a contract and partnership with TLC for the next one year in the first instance to hold the fair every Thursday.   The first Thursday (7th July) would be the food fair, the second Thursday would the the Fashion Fair, Third Thursday would be the Home Decor Fair and the 4th Thursday would be an Entertainment Fair.  These sequences would be repeated every month for the next one year in the first instance.

Leap is set to become your every Thursday market where manufacturers, sellers and shoppers would seize the opportunity to show, sell and buy at great and bargain prices to a huge customer base in a super comfortable environment from 11am in the morning till 11pm at night .

It is styled along the popular and highly successful Every Sunday Liverpool Market in London but this time more specific and shoppers friendly in an exquisite location of The Lekki Coliseum in the heart of Lekki Phase 1

Did I hear you say what is it all about? Well, permit us to tell you that LEAP is a massive, stage-set trade event at which a large number of manufacturers from a particular industry present their products and show their capacity to distributors, wholesalers, retailers, and end-users, while Sellers be it wholesale or retail set out their stalls to take advantage of a huge buying public .This fair will attract participants and visitors from all over the country and provide widespread interactions and exposure. Leap will hold every Thursday for a year in the first instance. That is 52 market days across its Four Themes.

 LEAP is a fair that is taking place in a relaxed and entertaining atmosphere; there would be loads of food, drinks and chilling at the Food Courts and Lounge setting set up in the hall.The fair which would kick off at 11am till 11pm every Thursday would also serve as an opportunity to network and chill after work hour. It is a weekly market where shoppers can get great discounts and exhibitors can get maximum exposure. The comfortable setting means everyone can also come out for sight seeing and enjoy dates with loved ones

At the moment there is a huge scamper for stall bookings and a deluge of sponsors already on board. The exquisite Imperial Hall inside The Lekki Coliseum where some of the biggest celebrity events takes place in Lagos is contracted to host it for the next one year which is a clear indication of the class of what the weekly market is set to be. Clearly this is the new weekly market for shoppers and sellers alike to meet and get the best deals in a relaxed setting.

Why the Fair is different is from all others you have been to is because it’s a Four Themed one across the basic needs of the citizenry, Food, fashion, Home Decor and Entertainment. Each Thursday will be dedicated to each theme and allow everyone to get their essentials stock within a month .

Food Fair ( Every 1st Thursday)

For the food, many big brands have already declared their intension to storm the event.  Many of people will be given the opportunity to a sizable event hub, combine with a food culture {fast food, BBQ and grills, fine dining, outdoor catering}, mixed in passionate chefs, demonstrations and presentations to wine and liquor tasting.

The Exhibitors will include Fresh foods,Dry foods,Confectionery,Baked items,Beverages

,Wines and liquor,Ready to Eat, food services. It would be an opportunity to stock your homes with your groceries and also see how the Foodie culture works

 Fashion Fair ( Every Second Thursday)

For all ladies and gentlemen who want to look trendy at all time, then you need to be at the LEAP Fashion Trade fair every second Thursday.  It  Will be a gathering of talent and creativity, showcasing the most directional brands in fashion, footwear and accessories.

LEAP will be the meeting place of the fashion industry, cementing its position as the Lagos’ largest fashion trade event. An array of brands from women’s wear, accessories, menswear, footwear, lingerie and swimwear and make up would be on display

LEAP is the only place where Fashionista will be opportune to meet the Manufacturer. It is the place to learn new skills, discover innovation, and embrace new thinking. It is also the place where fashion producers and retailers from all over Nigeria meet.

What makes LEAP stand out?

Runway Shows and Presentations featuring new season collections from designers in the African fashion industry

Showrooms featuring fashion products, textiles and accessories

Workshops and master classes that facilitate knowledge transfer, information exchange and networking opportunities across board

Home Decor( Every Third Thursday)

The Home Decor every third Thursday will welcome attendees from the specialty trade, mail order and catalogue order trades, and other retailers that are interested in beautiful living and life indoors and outdoors, with practical and elegant products for the kitchen, dining area, bath, and office, and wonderful ideas for gifting and decorating. Retailers can take advantage of LEAP as a platform for gaining information, buying, selling and placing orders early in the ordering cycle of the consumer goods trade. You can practically furnish your home and office from scratch every third Thursday

Exhibitors profile to include:

Interior decoration, furniture, interior design, living and room accessories, bath and sanitary equipment, kitchen, pictures, paintings and graphics, lighting – light in the room, floral decoration, green areas, office furniture, glass, ceramics, home textiles, wall coverings, electronics, design objects.

ENTERTAINMENT(Every 4th Thursday)

This is revolutionary as no such fair has ever been staged not to talk of every 4th Thursday in a month . The music and Nollywood industry would afford you opportunity to buy original works and CDs while upcoming talent hunt along all forms of entertainment and showbiz would be given an opportunity to showcase their talent.  It would be the breeding ground for the future stars

Within the event hub, companies set up booths to sell their products and to solicit new contacts. The  show will be for networking, and you’ll find business partners from different music and entertainment genres who rarely get to see each other face to face meeting up, band handing out demos and labels handing out samplers while individuals move around freely mingling with upcoming talents whilst being wowed by the showbiz industry.

LEAP will represent the full breadth of the music, Nollywood ,Art,  and indeed the entertainment industry: including, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, independent artists, instrumentalists, actors, comedians ,artists, DJs etc


Top musicians

Upcoming artists

Movie screening and sales

Independent live acts

Open Mics

Guest speakers


Live performances

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