WED Expo Sponsored First Wedding Industry Conference Ends With A Success


The Wedding Industry Conference & Exhibition (TWICE) 2015 promised a platform for networking, mentoring and discussions among practitioners in the Nigerian wedding industry and it delivered all that and more! To the delight of many, TWICE was not only the largest gathering of wedding vendors, stakeholders, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts the country has ever witnessed, but has become the highlight event of the year for Nigeria’s Wedding Industry as it is set to be a yearly event.

Over 1000 wedding vendors and aspiring entrepreneurs attended the event which took place on Wednesday 4th February 2015 at The Haven Event Center, Ikeja GRA, Lagos.

It featured presentations from several seasoned practitioners in the industry who shared from their wealth of experience to the delight of the audience. The speakers included Banke Meshida-Lawal of BM Pro, Ayiri Oladunmoye of Oaken Events, Funke Bucknor-Obruthe of Zapphaire Events, Mai Atafo of Mai Atafo Inspired, Kelechi Amadi-Obi of Kelechi Amadi-Obi Studios and Tara Fela-Durotoye of House of Tara.

Tara Fela-Durotoye

Tara Fela-Durotoye


Kelechi Amadi-Obi


Mai Atafo


Banke Meshida-Lawal


Funke Bucknor-Obruthe


Ayiri Oladunmoye

The highlight of the event was the address by Life Coach and Motivational Speaker Lanre Olusola who inspired the audience to greater success in their career and personal lives. Tunji Babajide, another Life Coach also inspired the audience with inspiring tips for their businesses.


Lanre Olusola


Tunji Babajide

Watch clips of the Speakers’ presentations here:

Aside from the addresses and presentations by the speakers, there were several panel sessions where more seasoned practitioners in the industry joined the main speakers and shared their experiences as well as answer questions from delegates. It was a very interactive and engaging session.tw71tw70tw69tw68tw61tw59tw58tw57tw47tw45tw42tw41tw40tw31tw30tw26tw11tw14


It wasn’t all about talk and presentations, TWICE 2015 was the ideal social and networking event for Nigerian wedding vendors as they mingled and exchanged ideas, contacts and much more.

There will be more opportunities for wedding vendors to network and expand their businesses at WED Expo Lagos, Abuja & Port Harcourt this April and May 2015.

WED Expo Lagos
April 24th – 26th, 2015
Venue: The Haven Event Center, Ikeja, Lagos

WED Expo Abuja
May 8th – 10th, 2015
Venue: M&M Event Center, Garki, Abuja

WED Expo Port-Harcourt
May 16th – 17th, 2015
Venue: Aztech Arcum, Stadium Road, Port-Harcourt



Comedian Segun Dangote and MC Alex Osho were the Comperes of the event.Clipboard03tw49

Many thanks to our partners who made this event possible: The Haven Event Center, StageMakerz, Good Food, Photogenic Photobooth, TrendyBEE Events and all the Committee Members of TWICE: Adefunke Kuyoro of TWC Events Services, Yvonne Akpomedaye of Ivy-Lil’ Beth Concepts, Mercy Azuka of Kasamyrrh, Adenike Toikumo of Excellseum Events, Yemi Adewale of YDA Creations and Dada Gbenga of Artsmith Collections.

The event was sponsored by WED Expo – Nigeria’s Largest Wedding Exhibition and hosted by Akin Eso, CEO of WED Expo.

PR: Buzz Media

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