Events have always been a part of our culture, but in the recent past it has received a sudden boost. There is a desire to mix international growing trends with the existing tradition. This rise in interest in the event management industry in Nigeria has led to the establishment of APPOEMN – Association of Professional Party Organizers and Event Managers of Nigeria. APPOEMN is a new association with a mix of seasoned Wedding and Events Professionals that have been at the forefront of Event Planning and Coordination in Nigeria, for the past 10 years.
The Mission of the association is to educate, advance and promote the events industry and its network of professionals along with related industries. The association also aims to give security, peace of mind to clients that our event planners are certified, monitored and accredited by the association to provide excellent service.
Reasons for the establishment of APPOEMN:
1. To demand professional and ethical standards in order to inspire client’s confidence and enhance the reputation and interests of its Members.
2. Affiliation with local and international bodies provides education and ideas exchange, and keeps members on top of the industry trends through education.
3. Protect the public against fraud and unfair practices, and promote all practices which bring respect and credit to the profession.
4. A need to standardize the industry in order to have certified planners through training etc, to have a code of conduct and ethics, etc.
On Wednesday, August 1st 2012, APPOEMN will be officially launched to the public and private sector, industry professionals, corporate communication executives of companies and organization, representative of government parastatals etc.
Venue: City Hall, Catholic Mission Street, Onikan, Lagos
Time: 10:45am Prompt