Over the weekend, Nigerian marketing entrepreneur Kelvin Orifa officially announced the launch of his new company – EMBLUE – and some of his closest friends came together on Saturday, June 17 for an evening of cocktails and canapés and conversations.
The company is a new media and marketing company focusing on connecting consumers and companies in Africa and helping companies outside of Africa to access the African market.
Kelvin Orfia is widely known for his work with MTN Communications Nigeria (until May 2017) as a consumer segments manager and as a brand and Go-to-market strategy professional.
Kelvin was supported at the event by his wife, Mary, who gave a powerful speech at the event which concluded with the words “I may be apprehensive of speaking in public but I’m not apprehensive about the future. I believe in you”.
Guests at the event include OAPs Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi, Tosyn Bucknor, Olisa Adibua and more as well as music stars Sound Sultan, Banky W, Darey, TY Mix, Harrysong, Iyanya, 2Kay and Skales. Other media personalities like Lamide Akintobi were also at the event.
Many business executives also joined the black tie event, including Emamoke Ogoro, Dola Bamgboye, both of MTN, Elo Umeh of Terragon, Chidi Okeke of Mcomm, Ayo Animashaun of Hip TV, Olamide Adedeji of Soundcity, Toni Kan of Ntel, Enitan Denloye of Airtel, Biyi Fagade of Nigerian Breweries, Abisoye Fagade of Sodium, Kingsley James of IDCL, Mike Dada of PRM, and Anita Aiyidu of MTV SAF.
Filmmaker Chris Ihidero, founder of The Place restaurant Kola Adewale, Stylist Lola OJ, journalist Lanre Alfred, Big Brother Nigeria housemate and actress Gifty Powers, Jobberman co-founder Ope Awoyemi, Media entrepreneur Ono Bello, Proshare CEO Femi Awoyemi, and many more were also at the event.
See the photos below.
With the Man of the Moment
Time to Mingle
Photo Credit: BlackHouseMedia PR