Nigerian Women In Public Relations Unveils Speakers For The 2024 Experiencing PR Conference🎊 The Scoper Media

NIGERIAN Women in Public Relations has revealed its confirmed speakers for the 2024 edition of its flagship event, the Experiencing PR Conference, set to take place on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at The Civic Centre in

Themed “Quiet Wars: Leveraging Public Relations for Conflict Management,” the
conference will feature a lineup of distinguished speakers, including renowned
thought leaders and business professionals from both the private and public sectors,
providing insights, real-world expertise, and case studies on conflict navigation.

The event will present innovative, cutting-edge strategies for effectively leveraging public relations to address challenges.
Special highlights of this year’s edition include the contributions of global leaders,
featuring the special address from James Hewes, CEO of the Public Relations and
Communications Association (PRCA), and Hemant Gaule, Dean of the School of
Communications & Reputation.

The conference will host two panel sessions: the Business Panel and the Industry Panel, each carefully curated with professionals
offering vast insight and expertise.
Speakers on the Business Panel session, discussing the topic “From the Generals:
Stakeholder Management Strategies that Worked,” include Lucy Pearson, Country
Director, British Council, Nigeria, Debbie Larry-Izamoje, Chief Operating Officer, Brila
Media Limited, and Osayi Alile, CEO ACT Foundation. The panel will be moderated by
Nene Bejide, Principal Consultant, Blanche Aigle Communications.

The Industry Panel session will feature professionals in the public relations and
communications industry, including Eloine Barry, Founder & CEO of African Media
Agency, and Bolaji Abimbola, CEO of Integrated Indigo Ltd, discussing the topic, “PR Strategies to Win Quiet Wars in Business and Government.”

The panel conversation will be led by Edemekong Uyoh, Regional Head of Marketing & Communications, Cultural
Engagement, Sub Saharan Africa, British Council. Speaking on the well-curated lineup, Tolulope Olorundero, Public Relations Consultant and Founder of Nigerian Women in Public Relations, stated, “We are honored to present a diverse lineup of speakers who embody professionalism across various sectors.

Their confirmation underscores the importance of the work we are doing, the
significance of the Experiencing PR Conference and reaffirms its importance in the global industry. Each speaker has been carefully selected to ensure our delegates
leave the conference with expanded knowledge of the understanding and
relevance of public relations, especially in conflict management.”

An exclusive session introduced for this year’s conference is the Open Mentorship
Chat, a unique opportunity for candid conversations and knowledge sharing
between seasoned industry leaders and young professionals.

According to Olorundero, the session is aimed at empowering the next generation of
PR pros, business leaders and public servants. Catering to distinct sectors, the Open Mentorship Chat will unfold in three insightful breakout sessions: Public Relations, Business, and Public Service.
In the public relations domain, Yomi Badejo-Okusanya, Lead partner, CMC Connect,
will serve as the mentor, guiding Jesutofunmi Akinde, a public relations and
communications executive, as the mentee.

Ayobami Awode, Chief of Staff at
HerVest, will receive mentorship on the business front. Finally, in the public service
sphere, Mrs. Abidakun Olubusola will share her expertise as the mentor, mentoring
Orifunke Lawal.

This diverse set of mentor-mentee pairs ensures a well-rounded experience for participants across various professional fields. Delegates can register here:
About Nigerian Women in Public Relations
Nigerian Women in PR, established in 2019, is a social impact professional organisation
set up to advocate for and provide growth resources to Nigerian women working as
public relations and communications professionals across the world.

Through our programs, initiatives, and strategic partnerships, we provide a resource hub for learning and professional growth for our members; promote the continuous relevance of members as the Public Relations and Communications profession evolves; platform the RESULTS of Nigerian Women practicing in the profession; and promote the understanding and value of the public relations profession.


The Experiencing PR Annual Conference stands as a pivotal project, aligning with the
objective—to promote the understanding and value of public relations. This business
conference is open to men and women, and expected delegates include public
office holders, senior business executives, and public relations professionals.
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