AAAN 49th AGM/Congress to hold in Epe

The Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria has concluded plans to hold its 49th Annual General Meeting/Congress. The AGM/Congress will hold at the Jubilee Chalet and Resorts, Epe, Lagos State on Thursday 21st and Saturday 23rd July, 2021.

The theme for this year’s AGM/Congress is “The New Order, Technology as a Game Changer?”

The Hon. Min. for Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed; the Key Note Speaker. Mr. Jide Sanwolu, the Executive Governor of Lagos State, will be among prominent dignitaries at the 49th Annual General Meeting/Congress of the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria. The Governor is expected to declare open the AGM.

The President of the Association, Mr Steve Babaekostated that the Association’s AGM is a platform to actively engage in intellectual and critical discourse on the opportunities that can be harnessed in improving the business and practice of Advertising in Nigeria and advocate unconventional solutions in rebuilding and rebranding the industry.

The Chairman of the Events Planning Committee, Mr. Doyin Adewumi stated that the Association has come to a decision to invite leading experts in their fields to lead the discourse on the theme. He further stated that the impact of the discourse will be beneficial to delegates and members of the Association.

To emphasize the importance of the AGM, the Association has invited Mr. Olu Akanmu (President/Co-Ceo, Opay Nigeria), Mr. David Okeme (Executive Director, System Specs), Mr. Niyi Yusuf (Managing Partner, Verraki Africa), Mr. Adetayo Bamiduro(CEO/Co-founder Max.Ng) as speakers. The panelistsinclude, Mrs. Ose Osundeko, Chief Operating Officer, Digitas Nigeria, Mr. Kelechi Nwosu, MD, TBWA, Mr.Norden Thurston, Marketing Director Seven up, Mr. Jay Chukwuemeka, Partner, Imaginarium,

The Director, Mrs Kemi Fabusoro added that in recognition of meritorious service, some senior members will be honoured and given special recognition awards. Also, young practitioners who have showed exceptional leadership will also be recognisedat the AGM/Congress.

In line with the association’s commitment to capability building and too kick off the activities of the AGM, a career fair will also be holding at the Pan African University.

The Association’s AGM is always a major event in the nation’s marketing communications calendar and it always attracts overwhelming local and foreign coverage.

This year’s AGM promises to be engaging, memorable and will clearly impact positively on the delegates and the industry at large.

Temitope Jemerigbe

Publicity Secretary


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