Highlights: Mo Abudu, Mai Atafo, Others Engage Events Entrepreneurs At The Event Xperience Africa
The second edition of The Event Xperience Africa (TEXA2020) convened by one of the pioneers of the Nigerian event industry targeted towards helping businesses understand and implement the right structures required to grow in the events industry. It featured panel sessions, curated classes, networking sessions with different speakers on topics such as the business of events management, leveraging technology in the event industry, hospitality, experiential events production, the craft of event photography and videography and more ended on Tuesday.
The conference was tagged ‘Rev up… Build… Grow… Thrive’, the 3-day conference had entrepreneurs and other youths at the venue, ready to learn.
The event started with a cocktail party which was held on 28 January 2020 with delegates and event industry personalities from across Africa and the United States in attendance.
Entrepreneurs were advised to have big dreams for themselves and their businesses. To engage the audience in panel discussions and presentations were various industry experts including Maria Pamela Nwonu (Nwando Signatures), Izobe Spiff, Do2tun, Ini Abimbola, Owen Omogiafo, Onye Ubanatu, Kunmi Ariyo, Yewande Rwang-Dung and sister Kemi (Co-Founders of Sara O Events), Jimi Tewe, and Sola Oyebade.
The grand finale of the event kicked off with teaching delegates on the essence of branding and the importance of selling one’s value to customers. This was done in a panel discussion themed ‘Branding, Sales, and Marketing, Sell your Value’ by industry experts such as Mai Atafo, Adaora Mbelu, Bukky Akomolafe, Steve Harris, and Ayodotun Akinfenwa.
Also discussed on the final day were topics focused on Human Resources, Technology, and more.
Other speakers at the conference include Big H, Izobe Spiff, Emmanuel Oyeleke, Akeshi Akinseye (USA), Afi Amoro (Ghana), Mwai Yeboah (Zambia/Uk), Tedai Kevin Zhou (Zimbabwe), Christine Ogbeh, Tee A, Bankole Williams, Tomi Aluko, Edi Lawani, Do2tun, and many others.