National Advertising Conference kicks off today with Fireside chat 

By Abimbola Mohammed

The much anticipated National Advertising Conference, being organized by the apex regulatory body of the advertising industry in Nigeria, Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ARCON), is set to kick off today (in the evening) with a fireside chat conversation.

The event is expected to be held at the Bolton White Event Center, in Abuja, at 6:00pm as other engaging and in-depth conversations have been scheduled for the next three days that the event is expected to last.

With the theme: “Marketing Communication as an enabler for National Growth”, the event is aimed at repositioning the advertising industry and also to generate great ideas that will inspire and transform a great nation.

The Fireside conversation will kick off with Seni Adetu, Chairman/Group CEO of Ogilvy Nigeria Limited/ Algorithm Media Limited: Lolu Akinwunmi, Group CEO, Prima Garnet Africa Nigeria and Ify Onukwuba, Managing Director, Nigeria Advertising Service.

The event will have in attendance top government functionaries such as Mohammed Idris Malagi. Honourable Minister of Information.

Some of the iconic and highly cerebral professionals expected speak at this epochal event are Mr. Taiwo Oyedele, Dr. Tayo Aduloju. Mr. Segun Awolowo, Mr.Kelechi Nwosu, Mr. Udeme Ufot. Dr. Bisoye Fagade, Carol Ofem Somorin. Mr. Omo Kingsley Abugene. Bukola Kusika. Deji Orunkeyi. Nana Milogrosa Utomi. Shile Ibironke, Mrs. Hannah Oyebanjo, Ijeoma Onah, Dr. BusolaTeiumola. Chioma Afe, Ilyas Kazeem, Akorede Zakariya, Emeka Obia, Nengi Akinola, Emmanuel Agu. Amina Usman, Dr. Greg Odutavo. Dr. Samaila Mande etc.

The three days conference will be rounded off with a destination tour of Abuja and a grand gala night where companies and brands that have distinguished themselves in the area of compliance with the Advertising Standards Panel (ASP) will be recognized and given awards of compliance.


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