The Event Xperience Africa 2023 Conference Schedule
Opening Cocktail Ceremony
@ Mera Mera Lagos
Opening Keynote Presentation
Panel Session: Beyond The Craft, Create The Experience, Tell a Story
Precious Thamaga Mazibuko (Precious Celebrations South Africa) Wisdom Obeng Nyarko(Mens Cook, Ghana), Pearl Ilolo (Décor by Furtullah, Nigeria) , Emeka Amafor (Bedge Pictures, Nigeria), Henry Oji (Big H) Kola Oshalusi & Omotunde Ibironke ( Bella Naija) gives us a peek into how they leverage on storytelling in building their brands and also curating experiences for their clients.
Panel Session: Navigating The Tide
Wale Anifowose, Niyi Adenubi, Eyitope Kola-Oyeneyin & Rolake Akinkugbe-Filani share insights and processes on how to build sustainable businesses.
Dr Maymunah Yusuf-Kadiri takes us on a journey of prioritizing health and wellness of the mind and body.
Panel Session: Technically not a techy person
Dr Opeyemi Ajayi Ph.D (Research Lead – New Product Experimentation at Meta) Onye Ubanatu, Blessing Abeng & Tobi Olanihun sheds light on the future of tech in events and tech tools that enhances business productivity.
Panel Session: The New Cool
Teni Sagoe (Atinudah Concepts), Bryan Tachie-Menson (White Chalk The Planner), Feyikewa Animashaun(Kewas Kitchen), Emeka Amafor (Bedge Pictures) & Ozinna Anumudu gives us a peek into the minds of the next gen and how they have been able to build products and solutions that appeals to the next gen.
Panel Session: The Evergreen Code
Afi Amoro (Jandel Ltd, Ghana), Fazila Lulat (House of cakes Zambia) Korede Olabanji ( PhotoNimi) Banke Meshida (BM PRO) Shola Oyebade (Mahoghany ) & Lara Rawa (Eventi Cocktails) shares the secrets of their longevity and how to keep getting it in the industry.
Panel Session: Uniformity in Diversity
Francophone Delegation , Mwai Yeboah (Exalt Africa) Kate Hassan- (House of Pinkett ) Lukwesa Burak (BBC) Astou DJamat Dubois (SpotLight Productions) champions and shares the peculiarities of events in the Africa Industry.
Registration/ Breakfast and Networking
Recap of Day 1
Recap of Day 1
Panel Session 1: Inside Out
Olufemi Olumide, Joycee Awosika, Jennifer Awirigwe (Financial Jennifer) & Ayodele Olojede (Access Bank) combines building the right structures and processes to build profitable businesses and your personal finance.
Curated Session I:
- Moving Forward Together
Desmond Emokiniovo (Veentage Band), Uko Gabriel (DJ Gabby) Kabutey Ocansey ( Kabutey My MC) Doubra Emein (Brade Events), Ayo Mairo Ese, Astou Djamat Dubois, Ayodele Okundalaiye SACO, Dotun Tha Hype Bunmi Olunloyo, & Oscar Gbemileke Oyinsan drills down to the challenges and possibilities of professionals in the entertainment space of our industry.
- POV: From the lens of the glam team
Oluwatosin Ogundadegbe ( Style Infidel) Abimbola Ajani (Bimms 24) Seun Oduyale (Bisbod), Temitope Kayode Ojo (Lavish Bridal), Ronald Mmeka Chinedu (Ronald the 7th) & Tolulope Adedara (Onigele) steers the discussion on current trends in the beauty and wardrobe space and also the importance of fostering synergy.
Curated Class II:
- Creatives Assemble!!!: Build, Grow, Thrive
Lanre Esho, Emeka Amafor (Bedge Pictures), Kayode Oshodi (Innovate Media), Onye Ubanatu, Ifeoma Okoye & STM Magical shares perspective on how to constantly give value as creatives and the power of synergy in delivering wow events.
- It’s all in the details
Kunmi Ariyo in a fireside chat with David Merrell shares the tips and trick of great event productions and also shares the importance of curating guest experiences beyond the perfect ambience.
3.00pm – 4.00pm
Panel Session: Mastering Sales and Attracting Clients
Salem King, Tricia Biz, Okodugha Olushola, Precious The Planner, Blessing Abeng & Lamide Akintobi shares relatable insights on branding, content creation, sales and marketing.
The Power of Community and Networking
Mfon Ekpo takes us on an exhilarating ride with practical and applicable tips.
A word from our sponsors
Vote of Thanks / Closing Ceremony