Female boardroom gurus in the Marketing and communications sector will lead the pack to this year’s Women in Marketing and Communications Conference/Awards (WIMCA).
The female professionals who have confirmed their participation among others include Folake Ani-Mumumey, Chairman, Board of Directors, FBN Insurance Brokers; IquoUkoh, Managing Director, Entod Marketing and Funmilayo Falola, Head, Brand & Marketing Communications, Wema Bank.
The event which is the second, is scheduled to hold August 31, 2018 at Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos.
Foremost Brands and Marketing publication, Brand Communicator, organisers of the event said WIMCA is designed to identify the current trends in marketing communications while addressing the career challenges of female marketing executives.
WIMCA is the foremost thought leadership platform for insights and contemporary trends in engaging female consumers and at the same time recognizing outstanding women and corporate organization for their contributions to the growth of their various industries and the country at large. This year’s event with the theme, “Women in Marketing Communications: The Press for Progress” promises to be the biggest gathering of female professionals in the field of Marketing and communications industry.
Publisher of Brand Communicator and convener of the Conference / Awards, Joshua Ajayi said: “The objective of the event is to celebrate women of outstanding achievements in the marketing and communications industry while creating a platform for networking among them.
“It will also provide a mentorship platform for young and prospective professionals and to ignite the potential in women towards attaining enviable heights in marketing and management. As well as inspire the entrepreneurial spirit in women towards creating and sustaining enduring marketing and communications industry businesses.”
Other speakers and Panellists billed to attend the event are Alex Goma, Managing Director, PZ Cussons; Julia Oku Jacks, Managing Director, Treewater Limited; Lampe Omoyele, Managing Director, 141 Worldwide; Cherry Eromosele, Chief Product & Marketing Officer, Interswitch; Steve Babaeko, Managing Director, X3M Ideas and NsimaOgedi-Alakwe, Marketing Director, Unilever.
WIMCA was first hosted in 2014, the maiden edition was tagged “Inspiring Change in Marketing: Taking The Centre Stage.” The event featured about 500 participants from the marketing communication industry and higher institutions of learning.