In order to deepen knowledge base of the event business Industry in Nigeria, the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund, LSETF, has given its support to the sixth edition of The BusyBee Event Business Summit billed to commence on November 15th to 16th, 2022 in Lagos.

The event summit is a brainchild of BusyBee Events. This year’s event is themed: The Power of You and it will feature some top experts at LSETF and other renowned industry stakeholders.

According to the organisers, LSETF will provide support to the event by way of board representation and on the panel for the Business Pitch Competition having 10 finalists.

LSETF is glad to partner with BusyBee Events to deepen the industry in terms of growth.

“Event business requires some insight knowledge that would lead to innovation and create wealth through value addition. Therefore, the Lagos State government would like to contribute positively to see the industry fulfils its true potential “

“Event Business industry boasts of substantial employment in the state. The government would like to support its initiatives.”

Speaking during a press briefing held recently in Lagos to announce the forthcoming event, CEO BusyBee Events and Convener of BusyBee Event Business Summit, Bisi Sotunde, said this year’s summit will be a 2- day power packed activities with the theme, “The Power of You.”

She said further that the Masterclass for day one of the event will feature international speakers who have been selected from the Event Industry such as Jacqueline Vazquez from the USA, Precious Thamaga-Mazibuko from South Africa and Sonu Shau from Dubai.

Sotunde stated that the event will also feature Nigerian panelists such as Ope Bello of Oomph Events, Bukola Laguda of Freesia Foodies Restaurant, Bisola Bamidele of Bisbam Global Ventures, Yagazie Eguare of Gazmadu Studios, and so on.

Special sessions include conversations around spouse support/work-life balance with Bolaji Sotunde, The Chairman of the BusyBee Group while hands-on practical Etiquette Sessions will be taken by Glory James, an Etiquette Consultant.

Sotunde, also revealed that the Lagos State Government through its parastatal Lagos State Employment Trust Fund is on board as a Partner/Supporter of this year’s project.

“There will be Business Pitch Competition for 10 finalists shortlisted weeks earlier. The winner who emerges will get a cash prize of N150,000 as support to their business with consolation cash prizes to the runner-ups. All these have been made possible by our Corporate Sponsors AMROD, E320 Associates, BusyBee Academy, Psquare Events and Ofada Boy”, she added.
he BusyBee Excellence Awards will hold on day two of the programme with the theme, “Bridgerton” and will be celebrating 10 outstanding heroes for the night.

“Different members of the Well Watered Garden Tribe Nation were nominated for their intentional hard work, growth, development, support and active participation in the community within the year 2022”, she noted, adding that eight winners will emerge going home with various brand products courtesy of the event sponsors.

The event convener revealed further that recognition awards will be given to Bisola Borha of TrendyBEEvents as the Industry Icon of the Year for her influence and inspiration to many event professionals while Mrs. Olajumoke Oriloye of Manifold Events and Rentals will be receiving The Excellent Leadership Award of the Year for building a sustainable brand in the last 17 years.