Udeme Ufot To Speak At BJAN Conference

Ufot Udeme, former Chairman of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, APCON and Managing Director of SO&U will be one of the guest speakers at the Brand Journalists Association of Nigeria, BJAN, 2015 annual conference scheduled to hold between November 19 to 21 in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

The theme of the conference is “Challenges and Prospects of Corporate Social Responsibility in Nigeria- the Roles of Organisations, Government and the Media”, the conference will feature seasoned industry practitioners who will gather at the annual to proffer solutions to the growing need for CSR sustainability in Nigeria.

Mr. Goddie Ofose, President of BJAN said the conference is designed to, among other things provide a platform for discussions on serious issues, engender opportunities for bonding between brand journalists and the private sector as well as other critical stakeholders.

Other guest speakers at the conference include the Chief Executive Officer of Tru Contact Communications and the organiser of the annual CSR Award in Nigeria, Mr. Ken Egbas, Special Adviser, Media and Communications to the Oyo State Governor, Dr Festus Adedayo, among other distinguished industry professionals.

He explained further that the conference will also provide refreshers for brand writers on critical and emerging issues in global sustainability as well as affording brand writers the opportunity of sharing ideas with stakeholders in the industry. The award for best brand reporter of the year will also be given at the event.

This year, as experts in the CSR industry and related gather to brainstorm on various aspect of sustainability, it is expected that grey areas in sustainable reporting, sustainable corporate practices, and sustainable environment, among other local and global issues will be addressed.

Meanwhile BJAN has announced that Lafarge Africa Plc, leading fast moving consumer goods, (FMCG) company, Nestle Plc and UAC Restaurants operators of Mr. Bigg’s have thrown their weight behind the conference.




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