Posted by News Express | 25 August 2018 | 1,250 times
The fifth Lagos Public Relations Stakeholders’Conference themed “Addressing Communication & Reputation Challenges of ‘Made in Nigeria', will hold at MUSON Centre, Lagos on Thursday, August 30, 2018.
The Conference is set to enhance public perception of Made in Nigeria, change the negative narratives, define the right Communication strategy, set the stage for positive stakeholders’ engagement on the way forward and recognise some promoters in the country.
The President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Babatunde Paul Ruwase, is the Made in Nigeria Ambassador and Chairman of the Conference while the Lagos State Governor, His Excellency Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode is the Chief Host. The Managing Director/CEO, Emerging Africa Capital Group, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Sanni; a lawyer, stockbroker, investment banker and general management will deliver the thematic lecture.
Other distinguished speakers expected include the; President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, presenting on the topic: Adopting Legislation to Promote and Protect Made in Nigeria, while the Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Export Promotion Council, Mr. Olusegun Awolowo, will present a paper entitled: Government Position on the Challenge facing Made in Nigeria and the Honourable Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Lagos State, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, among others.
Speaking on the conference, the Chairman, NIPR Lagos, Mr. Olusegun McMedal, explained that this year’s Conference will engage key stakeholders, including decision-makers in government, state, regulators, corporate organisations, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, major chambers of commerce in Nigeria, the media and communication practitioners for better perspectives and strategies to address the communication and reputation challenges facing Made in Nigeria.
“The Conference will climax with the Stakeholders and Sponsors Recognitions. This will recognise pre-selected people and organisations that have greatly contributed to the development of Made in Nigeria over the years and celebrate sponsors for supporting the project to promote Made in Nigeria,” McMedal disclosed.
Previous editions featured distinguished speakers including the President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote; former Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola; Founder/Chairman, Silverbird Group, Senator Ben Murray Bruce; and Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, among others.
The Lagos Public Relations Stakeholders’Conference is the brainchild of Addefort Limited, a public relations and concept development firm.
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