The Event Xperience Africa 2023 Conference Schedule

Day 117th January 2023


Opening Cocktail Ceremony
@ Mera Mera Lagos

Day 218th January 2023



9.00am- 9.10am

Opening Montage

9.15am- 9.25am

Opening Address

9.30am -10.05am

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.


B2B Session/Lunch

2.00pm- 2.20pm

Prioritize You

Dr Maymunah Yusuf-Kadiri takes us on a journey of  prioritizing health and wellness of the mind and body.

 2.25pm- 3.25pm

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.

3.30pm- 4.30pm

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.

4.35pm- 5.20pm

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.

5.25pm- 6.05pm

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.

6.10pm- 6.20pm

Closing Remarks

Day 319th January 2023


Registration/ Breakfast and Networking

8.35am- 8.45am

Recap of Day 1

8.35am- 8.45am

Recap of Day 1

8.50am- 10.05am

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.


B2B Session/Lunch

1.55pm- 2.25pm

Keynote Presentation

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.

4.05pm- 4.30pm

The Power of Community and Networking
Mfon Ekpo takes us on an exhilarating ride with practical and applicable tips.

 4.35pm- 5.50pm

A word from our sponsors

5.55pm- 6.15pm

TEXA Awards


After Party

6.20m- 6.30pm

Vote of Thanks / Closing Ceremony