National Conference on Event Management

National Conference on Event Management
past almost 4 years ago

Starts: Tuesday, 11 March, 2014 08:00am

Ends: Wednesday, 12 March, 2014 05:00pm

Event Details

The core objective of the maiden edition of National Conference on Event Management is to create an event that will showcase the importance of Event Management in Nigeria.

 Who should attend?

The event is aimed at Hotel Managers, Event Consultants, Protocol Officers, Security Outfits, Suppliers, Rental Companies, Prospective Event Management Students and other Stakeholders in Nigeria that wish to tap into international processes in Event Management.

Why attend the Conference?

  • Seize international force and cooperation opportunities
  • Expand and improve yourself and your business
  • Penetrate new markets, meet new people, and expand your interests and activities
  • Be among the ones shaping up Event Management future of Nigeria
  • Listen to concrete, plain and feasible ideas on business and technology

 

Schedule of Events

Day 1: 11th March, 2014

 07:00 – 09:30 Registration of participants

 09:30: - 10:30 Grand opening with welcome note from:

  • Proprietor/Chairman, Dorben Polytechnic – Dr A.B. Ekwere, Proprietor, Dorben Polytechnic, Abuja.
  • Host - Hon. Minister of Culture & Tourism - Obong Edem Duke
  • Chief Special Guest - His Excellency, The Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State - Dr Goodswill Akpabio
  • Special Guest of Honour - Dr Mumzali Dantata - Director General NIHOTOUR, Abuja
  • Special Guest of Honour - Group General Manager, NANET - Chief Ini Akpabio

 

10:30 — 11:00 The Challenges and Prospects of Event Management in Nigeria

Mr Boris Bornman, The General Manager, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja

11:00 — 11:30 Developing an Event Management Strategy

Ellen Gunning, Director, Irish Academy, Dublin, Ireland.

11:30 — 12:00 - The Relevance of Event Management in Boosting Nigerian Economy

Dr. Mumzale Dantata - Director General NIHOTOUR, Abuja

12:00 - 12:30 Q & A Session.

 

12:30 — 13:00 Lunch Break


13:00 — 13:30 The use of Information Technology in Event Management

Dr Tossan Blessing JP), General Overseer, Citizen Christain Centre, Abuja

13:30 — 14:00 Image & Branding

Ellen Gunning, Director, Irish Academy, Dublin

14:00 — 14:30 Customer Service in Event Management

General Manager, Hilton Hotel, Abuja

14:30 — 15:00 Q & A Session.

End of Day

 
Day 2: 12th March 2014

08:00 — 09:30 Registration of participants

09:30 — 10:00 Event Planning Strategy and Crisis Management

Lizzi Lumsden, Irish Academy, Dublin

10:00 — 10:30 The Role of Security in Event Management
Area Commander, NPF, Maitma Police Command, Abuja

11:00 — 11:30 Public Relations in Event Management
Alhaji Mohamed A Abdullahi (FNIPR) - President, Nigeria Institute of Public Relations

11:30 — 12:00 Q & A Session

12:30 — 13:00 Financial Management and Budgetary Control in Event Management
Sunny Nwakaji, Director of Finance, Hiflex Consulting, Ireland

13:30 — 14:00 Breaking the Supply Dilema

President , Nigeria Institute of Purchasing & Supply, Abuja

 14:00 — 14:30 Developing Marketing and Advertising Collaterals in Event Management

Sunny Nwakaji, Director of Finance, Hiflex Consulting, Ireland

14:30 — 14:50 Q & A Session

14:50 — 15:30 Lunch Break

15:30 — 18:00 Excursion to:

                         Ushafa Pot Making Factory

                         Dorben Polytechnic, Bwari, Abuja

 19:00 — 22:00 Gala Dinner & Launching of National Association of Event Managers in Nigeria (NASEM) @ Banquet Hall, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja