‘Dissecting the role of communicators in Africa’ – A first of its kind, #AfricaCommsWeek comes to Lagos, Nigeria on AFRICA DAY, May 25th 2017.
The upcoming Africa Communications Week is the first of its kind set out to bring together and engage key professionals in the African communications industry. The event is sure to stir up conversation across the continent, centred around – “The role of communicators in Africa’s development“.
Here in Nigeria, they symposium is slated to take place on the 25th of May 2017, at the Oriental Hotel – this is a free event open to all communicators and PR professionals.
About Africa Communications Week
Africa Communications Week is an annual global campaign open to communications professionals with an African focus/expertise. #AfricaCommsWeek is powered by a virtual international team of multi-talented communications professionals who share a vision for transformative change in Africa through strategic communications.
#AfricaCommsWeek hosts a series of conferences, workshops and webinars around the world to encourage Africa focused communications professionals connect, engage and reflect on the role of communications in Africa’s development. A special report examining the impact of communications on Africa’s development will be published featuring the research and informed opinions of communication experts from over 40 countries.
What’s in it for you?
Awareness: Communication professionals are invited to critically assess the role of the communication industry in Africa’s development
Networking: A global movement to connect PR and communications practitioners with an expertise/interest in Africa
Partnership: Engage the massive potential, creativity and competences across the African continent.
Date: 25th May 2017
Time: 8am – 11am
Venue: The Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island.
Tokunbo George Taylor – Managing Director of Hill + Knowlton Strategies Nigeria, a global public relations company headquartered in New York. She worked at Oando PLC for 14 years and during that time, she headed the Corporate Services, Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility divisions.
Bolaji Alausa – Executive Creative Director of Noah’s Ark, the number one agency in Sub Saharan Africa according to the Loeries 2016 Agency Ranking. Before the Ark, he worked at Rosabel Leo Burnett and DDB Lagos. He won the Young Lions competition in 2009 and represented Nigeria in Cannes.
Yomi Owope – Writer, TV presenter and communications specialist. He is the founder of the yearly conference, Women in Journalism and managing director of the SPEC Agency.
Tomilayo Aluko – Moderator. With over 10 years immersed in the articulation, development and growth of various brands, Tomilayo is best described as a lover of branding. She possesses a keen and genuine passion for the structural and creative process for building brands.
Register to attend here: http://info.ie.edu/Request/event/b7cd92ab-1b15-e711-8101-3863bb35cfc0
Media partners: The Guardian, Forbes Africa, YNaija, Kamdora, Genevieve, Media Room Hub
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This event is powered by The BBC Company and IE Business School.