The maiden edition of THE EVENT XPERIENCE AFRICA is set to hold this January. Tagged BE MORE…DO MORE INSPIRING NEW FRONTIERS, The Event Xperience Africa (TEXA) is designed to bring together event professionals from around Nigeria and Africa to discuss industry issues, growth opportunities and global trends.

The conference is targeted at event and allied industry professionals and beginners alike. It would hold from January 15 th to 17th 2019 and would feature Curated classes, Networking sessions, Panel sessions with speakers and topics ranging from the Business side of events (Finance, Legal, Branding and Marketing), leveraging Technology, Professionalism beyond the craft and creativity, Hospitality and creating memorable events, attaining global event excellence and so much more.

TEXA was put together, not only for Event Planners, but also, Event Designers and decorators, Concert and Show Producers, Bakers/Caterers, Audio Visual experts (Lighting, cinematographers, photographers, screens etc.), Entertainment specialists (Musicians/Bands, Dancers) and all service providers in the event space. It is also targeted at Corporate Stakeholders such as Brand and Corporate Communications Managers as well as Experiential Marketing

TEXA is designed to take participants on an exciting, informative, insightful and unusual experience, as they would be exposed to event trade secrets, and discuss emerging global issues and innovations in the industry. Speakers include the Chairman of First Bank of Nigeria Ltd,

Mrs Ibukun Awosika (Keynote Speaker), International Industry veterans such as Lebanese Wedding Planner and Designer Ziad Nassar of Once Events, US Based Event Planner Chioma Dure of Dure Events and Dubai Wedding Planner, Zainab Alsalih of Carousel Weddings and Events. Also speaking are industry icons such as Mrs
Yewande Zaccheus, Edi Lawani, Steve Babaeko, Jide Odukoya, Bovi, Dj Obi, DJ Spinall, Tosan Jemide (of Cakes by Tosan) and many other renowned speakers from the fields of Technology, Entertainment, Business and Finance, Media etc.

The conference is put together by Nigeria’s pioneer Event Planner and Founder, Zapphaire Events, Funke Bucknor-Obruthe. According to her, this conference is designed to bring together event professionals from around Nigeria and Africa to network, engage, learn, unlearn and relearn.

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