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Funke Bucknor-Obruthe to host the First Edition of ‘The Event Xperience Africa’ | January 15th-17th



Nigeria’s pioneer event planner and Founder, Zapphaire Events, Funke Bucknor-Obruthe, has announced the launch of the maiden edition of ‘The Event Xperience Africa’, which will be held between Tuesday, January 15th – Thursday, January 17th, 2019.

Date: Tuesday, January 15th – Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Tagged ‘Be More…Do More…Inspiring New Frontiers’, the conference is designed to bring together seasoned and new event professionals across the continent, taking participants on an exciting, informative, insightful and unusual experience, engaging them on trade secrets, curated sessions, emerging innovations and trends in the industry.

According to the convener, Funke Bucknor-Obruthe, “For over a decade, I have groomed several young people into becoming successful event entrepreneurs, many of whom have who have become industry giants themselves. It brings me so much joy and fulfils my life-long dream of empowering others. For me, it’s always been about enabling the environment, building an ecosystem, peering an industry, impacting lives and laying a legacy.”

“And that is why after many years of prodding, requests and pushing, we have finally launched The Event Xperience Africa Conference – a three-day experience that will break down all you ever thought you knew and re-mould you into a charged entrepreneur for higher success in the event space. We want to groom more people, help those who have started a scale, support superstars who have their eyes on global excellence and standards, and drive them to learn and share from one another. We want to inspire one another, sharing the ropes on how to climb the ladder of success,” she continued.

TEXA is not targeted only at Event Planners but includes Event Designers, Concert and Show Producers, Bakers/Caterers, Audio Visual experts (Lighting, cinematographers, photographers, screens etc.) Entertainment specialists (Musicians/Bands, Dancers), Wardrobe and Beauty experts, and all service providers in the industry. It is also targeted at corporate stakeholders such as brand and corporate communications managers as well as experiential marketing companies.

To register, please visit

BellaNaija is a media partner for The Event Xperience Africa

1 Comment

  1. Olusola Adekola (idaanakoncept)

    January 6, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    Trying to register but, can’t get the link. Tnx

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