EXMAN Unveils Inaugural Awards Judges

The Experiential Marketers Association of Nigeria (EXMAN) has announced the jury for its inaugural awards scheduled to hold at the Civic Centre, Lagos on Saturday 29th July.

The judges will be led by Mr. Idorenyen (Idy) Enang, who is currently CEO at Corporate Shepherds Limited. Idy, an accomplished marketing practitioner was Managing Director, L’Oreal Central West Africa (2013-2015) and Managing Director, Samsung Electronics West Africa (2010-2012). Other judges include Mrs. Bimbo Alabi, ADVAN 2nd Vice President; Steve Babaeko, CEO, X3M Ideas; Sam Osunsoko, MD, Leo Burnett Lagos and Mr. Ikechukwu Obiaya, Dean School of Media and Communications, Pan African University.

The association has also appointed Gbenga Badejo & Co. as the auditors to the award.

Announcing the list of judges, the chairman of the awards committee, Mr. Ayo Elias, says the first EXMAN Awards for Excellence is designed to identify and celebrate outstanding member agencies and the work they have done in the experiential marketing industry. He explains that awards will be handed out in 12 different categories including a Life Time Award.

Mr. Gill Kemani, a member of the award committee noted that the panel had received over 65 entries from EXMAN member agencies across 11 categories.

The EXMAN President, Dr. Rotimi Olaniyan, described the award as a milestone in the journey of the Experiential Marketing Industry in Nigeria.

According to Olaniyan, rewarding best practice in the industry will help to entrench standards and provide the required encouragement for members.

He commended members of the association for the encouraging response to the awards and lauded the clients for providing an opportunity to serve.

The award evening will be part of the schedule of events which will be kicked off by the EXMAN AGM on Friday 28th of July in Lagos.



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