See the exciting topics and speakers to be covered in the first Business in Beauty conference to be held at Beauty West Africa. Do not miss this once a year opportunity to learn from the industry elite, register for free HERE.
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21st November 2018 – Day One
10:30 – 10:45 Welcome/Formal Opening Remarks
10:45 – 11:00 Keynote Address: Nigeria, Africa’s Beauty Business Hub:
Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye – Honourable Commissioner for Commerce and Industry: Lagos State Government.
11:05 – 11:30 Presentation 1: Building Strategic Partnerships to fast track your Beauty Business – Bank of Industry Nigeria.
11:35 – 12:20 The Beauty Business Master Classes (Presentations)
1) Manufacturing 101 – Looking at Standards.
Ifeamaka Umeike – Natural Nigerian CEO (15mins) (Speaker)
2) Introduction to Export
Nigerian Export Promotion Council (15mins) (Speaker)
3) Setting Up A Successful Distribution & Retail Business
Ada Iwugo – House of Tara International (15mins) (Speaker)
12:00 – 12:30 Coffee break and networking
12:40 – 1:50 Industry Leaders Panel debate– The Future of the Beauty Sector in Nigeria and West Africa
(Part 1) Focusing on Agro Processing/ Manufacturing, and Developing Sales Channels in Nigeria, Sub – Saharan Africa & Globally
Ifeamaka Umeike – Natural Nigerian CEO
Ada Iwugo – House of Tara International
Nigerian Export Promotion Council
Ifeoma Adibe Chukwuka – Founder AYECI & Omaness Skin Foods.
Rebecca Donkor – Founder- Africa Make Up & Beauty Fair- Ghana.
2:00 – 2:50 Lunch
3:00 – 3:30 Presentation 2: Toolkits For Building A Winning Brand: Tara Fela-Durotoye – Founder House of Tara International.
3:30 – 4:00 Q&A/ Interactive Session with Tara
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22nd November 2018 – Day Two
10:30 – 10:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:45 – 11:30 Industry Leaders Debate/Panel Session:
Industry Leaders debate/Panel Session B: The Future of the Beauty Sector in Nigeria and West Africa.
(Part 2)– The Beauty Services Sector, Focusing on Education: Skills/Knowledge Transfer, and Capacity Building.
Pamela Olatunji – Medical Aesthetician/ Founder of Spectrum Beauty Institute
Dr Vivian Oputa – Founder Derma Care/ Brand Trainer Biologique Recherche
Kofo Martins- Executive Director – The Opral Benson Beauty Training Institute
Dr. Ifeoma Abajue – Director The Beauty Therapy Institute (TBC)
Natasha Kessie – Nke Beauty: Pro Trainers and Educators (Ghana)
11:30 – 12:15 Coffee Break
12:15– 12:35 Presentation 1: Beauty and Digital Media: The New Power Couple Driving Sales.
Jamal Roberts Siakpere – Founder
Africa Retails, e-commerce marketplace
12:40 – 1:35 Panel Session 1: Looking at the Role of the New Media in Shaping the development and growth of the Beauty Sector
Tewa Onasanya – Publisher Exquisite Magazine
Adesua Oyenokwe – Editor TW Magazine (TBC)
Amira Obi – Okoye – Head of Corporate Communications Megalectrics Ltd. (TBC)
Adeola Adebiyi Founder Omogemura Blog
Peace Hyde- Head of Media and Strategic Partnerships- Forbes Woman Africa (TBC)
1:40 – 2:40 Lunch
2:50 – 3:50 Panel Session 2: The Beauty and Lifestyle Segment.
Emerging Trends: The Rise in Luxury, Premium and Niche offering: Focusing on the High End Clientele: Product Offering & Service Delivery – The Nigerian Experience.
Irene Symiris – Director The Nail Studio: Spa, Beauty Salon & Retail Gallery
Kiki Osinbajo – Owner Glamd Africa Beauty House (TBC)
Ade Bakare – Designer Ade Bakare Couture Fragrances
Funke Osae Browne – The Luxury Reporter Magazine
Nowe Isibor – Owner The MOSE Store (TBC)
4:00 – 4:30 An Interactive Session With the Sponsors of Beauty and Lifestyle Segment
4:30 – 4:45 Thank You and Closing