You are invited to The Lagos Leather Fair, the first ever specialised fair of its kind on this scale in Nigeria. The LAGOS LEATHER FAIR is a private initiative born out of a need to redress the current situation, specifically within the leather industry. It is fundamentally a business project designed to unlock the huge potential of the leather industry and to empower the players along the leather value chain. Its ultimate goal is to deliberate on the challenges facing the industry, start a discourse, tell our stories and offer innovative solutions.
My eaves dropped at dinner last night and I heard someone ask “Why buy Nigerian?” with the main bone of contention being the quality of made in Nigeria products.
If you ask me, (even if you don’t I’d still tell you anyway) the concern of quality particularly is a little bit played out. Nigerians are not only becoming more innovative; most are also paying supreme attention to detail and quality.
Before I highlight a number of ways women can make money from home, I will tell you this for free, being a career woman is not a walk in the park which is why when a husband and a baby or two join the mix, women most often times resign from their day jobs to take on the role of being full time housewives….
Connect Nigeria has announced the 2017 edition of its annual E-Business fair, Africa’s largest business fair that connects micro, small and medium enterprises on the biggest scale the continent has ever seen. The fair will be taking place on Saturday the 18th of February, 2017 at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos….
Thinking About Export? Remember – Fools Rush In Where Angels Fear To Tread! African Sustainable SME Export Trade Solutions (ASSETS) is partnering with African Hub International to bring to all SMEs a constructive workshop themed Preparing Nigerian SMEs For Opportunities And Challenges In The Non-oil Export Sector.
To mark the global entrepreneurship week for 2016, we will be joining the world in celebrating entrepreneurship at a new stage play which will be performed on the 17th of November, 2016, described as one with intrigues, suspense, humour and countless life’s lessons.
Powered by Mofolusade Sonaike, a renowned entrepreneur, and entrepreneurship advocate, the stage play is set to mark the annual global entrepreneurship week set aside to celebrate entrepreneurs all over the world.
The 2016 Lagos International Trade Fair is organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry. This edition of the international trade fair also celebrates the 30th anniversary of the fair.
The Fair which is staged with the support and co-operation of the Federal and the State Governments covers all aspects of business and economic activities in Nigeria. It offers a unique exposition for manufacturers, suppliers, buyers and users of a wide range of goods and services as well as opportunities for investment and trade promotion.
The theme for 2016 editon is: “Positioning The Nigerian Economy For Diversification and Sustainable Growth”…
The 3rd edition of the premium Lagos event Belleabeau was nothing short of magical with loads of awesome brands showcasing their finest pieces. The atmosphere was electric and the air was thick with love – love for the makeup & fashion show as well as the food.
Belleabeau is a bi-monthly event where beauty practitioners, fashion enthusiasts, vendors of all spheres such as beauty, fashion, art, gift items and lifestyle in general exhibit, network and sell their products to prospective clients
It was a well attended event with over a thousand guests and over 40 vendors. Belleabeau was generous enough to give out different types of freebies such as Ankara, Snap-backs, Trucker hats, Beanies and lots more…
The rise of creative and innovative brands in Nigeria (Africa) is so exciting. Here’s another amazing brand Ethnik Tunde Owolabi that was launched on the 29th of May, 2016 at Araba’s Cafe, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The founder of Bellafricana, Bukky Asehinde was there to support Tunde and other socialites in Lagos, bloggers, fashion enthusiasts, stylists, fashion editors and much more.
Ethnik presents a fresh line for the fashion forward individual who is interested in creative ways of blending cultural fabrics specifically Aso-oke with contemporary designs. This line of fashion, was founded by Tunde who is also the creative director of Ethnik. He is a man of many talents; he’s an artist, photographer and designer. In line with all of these, Tunde also found his own studio and named it the Tunde Owolabi Studios.
Bellafricana CEO, Bukky Asehinde was at the Dress Me Outlet launching, a Cocktails and Dresses Fashion Event which took place on the 22nd of May at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria. There were various personalities, exquisite fashion moguls and top media houses. Some Bellafricana verified brands, Itoro Okon and The Potters Signature were present with other creative and innovative designers, Bimbeads, Kinabuti, Trish O Couture, TWC Accessories, Kiki Kamanu, Elegante by Tiannah Styling, Amarelis by Lara and others. Saved you some pictures.
The French Spring Bazaar charity sale held on the 21st of May at Total Staff Club, 28B Rumens Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria from 10 am till 4pm. Some Bellafricana verified brands and other creative brands were present to showcase their beautiful Afrocentric products. We saved you some pictures.
The Africa Marketplace second edition, held May 15, 2016 at Twenty 5, Banana Island Way, Lagos, Nigeria. Various entrepreneurs and small business owners were present at the pop up market to showcase and sell their products and services. The pop up was open from 12-7pm with 80 vendors from different sectors; beauty, food, fashion, art and craft and over 800 visitors. Despite the wet day, it was an impressive turn out. Here are some pictures from the event.