Conference Overview

IGF Expo 2018 Conference Agenda

Agenda Day 1:


Expo Opening Times

Expo Hall

Session 1.01
Opening Keynote Address


Official Opening Press Conference & Keynote

·         Moderator: TBC

·         Organiser Welcome: Bunmi Aliyu, Event Manager

·         Event Patron Welcome Address: Arch Olaniyi Gbolahan, President, African Association of Interior Designers

·         Keynote: Tony Ezekiel, Managing Director, ITEX Global Made in Nigeria Furniture- How to expand your reach internationally

  • Host ministry address: Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, Commissioner of commerce,industry and Cooperatives

·         Supporting Association Goodwill Messages

NIA President, Arc. Njoku Festus Adibe, PNIA, FNIA

·         Press & Audience Q&A

Expo Hall: Conference Theatre


1:00 -2:00

Meet the Retailer:

Moji Akinkunmi, Managing Director Angelikas LTD


Retailers discuss how careful curation and engaging events have helped build her business




Expo Hall: Conference Theatre


A master class in developing your own brands

Adenike Ogunlesi Founder/CEO Ruff n Tumble

Shade Okoya – Managing Director of Eleganza Ltd


Expo Hall: Conference Theatre


Overseas export opportunities for Nigerian Manufacturers and designers

Segun Awolowo Nigerian Export promotion council

Lola Emeruwa, Managing Director, LE Retail Operations Management Ltd

Ewaen Sorae- Head buyer, Esorae Luxury

Expo Hall: Conference Theatre


Networking Cocktail



Agenda day2

Session 2.01

10:00-12: 00

Retail in the Digital Age

Nick Imudia- CEO, Konga Online shopping limited

Joseph Ebata – Ceo, Bervidson Retail group

Mrs Juliet Anammah- Ceo, Jumia Nigeria



Expo Hall: Conference Theatre




12: 00-1: 00

Panel discussion: Brand storytelling and social media

Toyosi Gregory-Jonah-  CEO Desire 1709 Fashiong

Olamide Atoyebi – Head, Operations Debra’s Grace Ltd

Damilola Oyekan-Amad – Managing Director and Head Buyer, The Gift Source

Mercy Aigbe – CEO Mag Divas

Jane Micheal Ekanem- CEO, Jane Michael Collections

Akin Olaoye- CEO, House of Lunettes




Expo Hall: Conference Theatre


Retail Survival in the Current Climate

How can you as a retailer know what customers are going to want in six months' time? What can you do to guarantee your survival? Sourcing specialists offer expert insight into good practices for sales success.

Charlotte Obidairo - MD/ Franchisee of Pandora & Bo Concept West Africa

Murat Bektaslar – Ceo, Hubmart Stores




Expo Hall: Conference Theatre


PR on a budget

8 top tips for PR on a budget

Priscilla philips- CEO Fashion and Media PR

Expo Hall: Conference Theatre


Getting the best out of your suppliers: Questions you should never be afraid to ask

Toyin Lawani – CEO Tiannahs place Empire

Tonya Lawani-Okojie – President and CEO at virgin vie angel



Expo Hall: Conference Theatre


Case Studies: David and Goliath, How Independent retailers and young designers Can Take on the Giants and Win

Osaru Alile, Managing Director,  Caxton Alile living and CC Interiors

Folashade Balogun – President, house of sota



Expo Hall: Conference Theatre


Close of Conference day two

Agenda day 3

Session 3.01




 Mr PR Lalla Prejay CEO Kansai Plascon



Expo Hall: Conference Theatre


PANEL DISCUSSION – SPOTLIGHT ON INTERIORS/ HOME5 ways to create a statement interior space for your home or retail space.

Mrs Temitope Olagbeji Creative Director, Sixth Sense Décor

Wande Kola-Fabiyi- Director, Design group Nigeria ltd

Expo Hall: Conference Theatre

1:00 – 2:00

Votes of thanks

Expo Hall: Conference Theatre