Anticipation is building for West Africa’s largest beauty and cosmetics exhibition for industry professionals. This Conference is set to take the beauty world by storm with talks from a host of celebrity stylists and key industry professionals.
Date: Wednesday, November 20th- Friday, November 22nd, 2019
Venue: Landmark Centre, Lagos
Every year, Beauty West Africa welcomes thousands of beauty professionals from across the country to sample and source a sophisticated suite of the latest makeup, haircare, skincare, fragrances and more; showcased by a host of leading international businesses and Nigeria’s finest enterprises. One of the really enticing elements of BWA is its mesmerizing Conference, a key educational arena that provides attendees with invaluable knowledge surrounding the ins and outs of the beauty industry. The Conference underpins the importance of educating those who wish to grow their presence in the beauty sector, it is designed to empower local businesses in navigating through the demands of the beauty world, including building customer bases, developing global positioning and expanding product portfolios.
Professionals can listen to a host of celebrity stylists and key beauty professionals at the forefront of the industry, who will help them lay the foundations for success in their own professions and businesses. The Beauty West Africa’s thought-provoking, hot topics include guidance on business structure, technology and strategic decision making needed to stay viable in the industry, as well as divulging into brand positioning for local enterprises and discussions on the future of the beauty sector as a whole.
The official conference partner of Beauty West Africa is Compass Consulting. Like the exhibition, the conference is also completely free to attend and will be sure to give participants a real insight into the thriving beauty sector in Nigeria. Our celebrity speakers will hold in-depth beauty masterclasses, entrancing live demos and key panel discussions on all the current and emerging trends in the sector, helping attendees accommodate changing dynamics in the beauty and cosmetics industry.
Guest speakers include talks from BM PRO CEO, Banke Meshida Lawal, award-winning celebrity stylist, Dionne Smith, CEO of the SFX Store, Lola Maja, lead clinician and aesthetic physician of SKIN101, Dr Hilda Titiloye, celebrity makeup artist and CEO of Flawlessfacesbyjane, Jane Ogu, Compass Global Business Services CEO, Tokunbo Chiedu, BeautyInLagos’s Ezinne Alfa and many more.
The third day of the Beauty West Africa Conference is in partnership with BeautyInLagos, an online destination for all things beauty. Attendees can expect in-depth panel discussions from a range of leading beauty influencers exploring the business of the beauty forum, finding their niche in their specific field and debating controversial elements within the surgical enhancement industry.
You can see the full schedule containing the itinerary for each of the three days below.
DAY 1 – NOVEMBER 20th 2019
Official Conference Sponsor – Compass Consulting
10:00 – 10:30 Welcome
Formal Opening Remarks with Jamie Hill – BtoB Events UK & Mrs. Tokunbo Chiedu – CEO, Compass Global
10.30 – 10.35 Goodwill Message – President, Nigerian British Chamber of Commerce
10.40 – 10.50 Keynote Address: Honourable Commissioner for Commerce and Industry: Lagos State.
SEGMENT 1: Policy Regulators And Government
1.05: Products Registration and Government Regulations: The SMEs Survival Guide – Presenter: Dr. Monica NAFDAC
11.10 – 11.25: Business Start-Up, and The Role of Standards – Standards Organisation of Nigeria.
11.30 – 11.45: Presentation By Bank of Industry
11.50 – 12.20: Panel Discussion with representatives from Bank Of Industry, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, NAFDAC & Manufacturer’s Association of Nigeria.
12.20 – 12.50: COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING
SEGMENT 2: The Beauty Business Master Classes: Business Structure, Technology & Strategies – Toolkits for staying viable
12.50 – 1.15: Manufacturing 101 – Making the Case for Standards in your beauty business with Prince Ajibola Oluyede – Chairman NICERT
1.20 – 1.40: Business Structure: Leveraging Financial Intelligence To Position Your Beauty Business with Tale Alimi Co-founder Owoafara / CEO Tale Alimi Global
1.40 – 2.00: Beauty Business Master Class – Panel Discussion/ Q&A Session for Manufacturing/Standards, Distribution, Business Structure & Technology – Tale Alimi Co-founder Owoafara / CEO Tale Alimi Global
2.00 – 2.20: LUNCH
SEGMENT 3:Demo Zone – Beauty (Live) on Stage pop-up Shop
2.50 – 3.20 Professional Hair Styling Master Class & Showcase- Featuring International Guest & Platform Stylist and Leading Celebrity Stylists & Barbers.
3.20 – 3.45 On Stage Pop – Up Shop: The Coiffure Group Presentation with Dionne Smith -International Platform Artist
3.50 – 4.30 Up – Do Competition For Hair Stylists – Chemically Treated Hair (Sponsored by Design Essentials & Hair Extension Brands)
4.35 – 4.45 – INTERLUDE
4.50– 5.30 – The Natural Hair Showcase: Stylists Competition – For Naturals & Textured Looks (Sponsored by Design Essentials & Hair Extension/ Accessories Brand)
5.45 – 6.15 Competition Winner Announcements
DAY 2 – NOVEMBER 21st 2019
10.15 – 10.30 Welcome
10.30– 10.40 The role and implication of Research and Development in Product Manufacturing: The Toolkit for Small Scale Producers INTERNATIONAL GUEST SPEAKER: Shalom Lloyd, CEO Naturally Tribal
SEGMENT 4: Brand Positioning & Strategic Partnership
10.45 – 11:15 The Show Stoppers – A Hair Design & Creativity Show featuring Dionne Smith (International Stylist)
11.20 – 12.00 Industry Leaders Debate/Panel Session Q&A – Developing Global Positioning for African/Ethnic Brands. Featuring Leading African Grown Brands
Shalom Lloyd – Naturally Tribal
Tunbosun Afolayan – Semsay Skin Solutions
Atilola Moronfolu – African Naturalista
12.00– 12.30 COFFEE BREAK
SEGMENT 5: The Future of the Beauty Sector in Nigeria & West Africa – Education & Service Delivery
12.35 – 12.50
Part 1 – Presentation: Rising Global Trends in Beauty: How Medical Aesthetics is redefining options in Nigeria’s Beauty and Lifestyle Space.
Speaker: Dr. Hilda Titiloye – Skin101ng
12.55 – 01.10
Part 2 – Industry Leaders Debate/Panel Discussion/Q&A
Topic: The Beauty Services Sector: Focusing on Education: Skills/Knowledge Transfer, and Capacity Building – What is Nigeria’s Approach to building an “all-inclusive” Beauty Sector in line with Market Needs?
Dr. Hilda Titiloye – Skin101ng
Kofo Martins – Avi Beautysmith
Jumai Logun- Skin Esthetique
Lilian Arigbodi – Lillian Collins Spa/ Skinologist
01.10– 01:30 Visit Exhibition – Interval
SEGMENT 3: Beauty Luxury & Lifestyle
01:30 – 01.45 Brand Demonstration: Sponsored Content – Skinologist – Brand Demonstration
01.45 – 02.10 Industry Leaders Debate/Panel Discussion/Q&A TOPIC: Serving Up Luxury! – Understanding Emerging Trends In The Rise in Luxury, Premium and Niche offerings: Focusing on Product Offering & Service Delivery – The Nigerian Experience
Joycee Awosika – Oriki Spa
Adenrele Edwards – Nzuri Salon & Spa
Dr. Vivian Oputa – Derma care
SEGMENT 7: The Creative Sectors
02.10–02.50 Presentations: Makeup Effects – Showcase 1: Lola Maja Showcase 2: Hakeem Effects
03.00–03.30 SPONSORED CONTENT (30mins)
Presenter: Crystal Styles – Head of Education
Company Name: Aunt Jackie’s Curls and Coils / House of Cheatham, Inc. USA
03.40 – 04.30 Industry Leaders Debate/Panel Discussion/Q&A – The Beauty Industry – Bringing Ideas to life in the Creative Sectors focusing on the role of Make-Up Artistry in Film Making, Fashion & Music.
04.30 – 04.40 Thank You and Closing Jamie Hill – MD BtoB Events UK Tokunbo Chiedu – CEO Compass Global.
DAY 3 – NOVEMBER 22nd 2019
In partnership with Beauty In Lagos
11.00 – 01.00
PANEL 1: Surgical Enhancement in Nigeria
BET Presents: #KillerCurves (Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion)
Vimbai Mutinhiri (Moderator)
1.00 – 2.00: Sponsored Content
2.00 – 3.00: Panel 2: The Business of Beauty Forum: Makeup Artistry In Nigeria: Staying Relevant-Finding Your Niche (Panel Discussion)
Jane Ogu (FlawlessFacesbyJane)
Dodos Uvieghara (iamDodos)
Teniola Kashaam (TennyCoco)
The best thing is that entry to visit is completely free of charge, simply click HERE and get your name on the guestlist for free entry today.
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