Advertising practitioners and top professionals across industries have gathered together in a discourse to address the major challenges facing the industry and proffer unconventional solutions as the Association of Advertising Agencies in Nigeria (AAAN) 48th AGM/Congress kicks off today.
Speaking on the theme of the event “Doom, Gloom, Boom! Where do we sit?” are; CEO Interswitch, Mitchell Elegbe; CEO, Sterling Bank, Abubakar Suleiman; and Founder, Future Africa, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji.
The panelists include: Mrs. Cherry Eromosele, Group Chief Marketing & Corporate Communications Officer, Interswitch; Mrs. Bukola Akingbade, CEO, Image and Time; Mr. Lanre Adisa, CEO, Noah’s Ark; Mr. Tunde Dosekun, Managing Director, DDB Lagos; Miss Nnenna Onyewuchi, Co-Founder/Director of Strategy, Yellow Brick Road; and Mr. Dipo Adesida, Chief Operating Officer of Verdant Zeal Group.
In 2020, due to the prevailing impact of the Corona Virus pandemic, the AAAN 47th AGM held virtually via a Zoom business meeting platform. The AGM also saw the emergence Steve Babaeko, CEO, X3M Ideas as the President of the association.
AAAN is the umbrella body that coordinates and promotes the interest of Advertising Agencies in Nigeria. Formerly known as Association of Advertising Practitioners of Nigeria (AAPN), AAAN was founded in 1973 as a sectoral body within the Nigerian marketing communications landscape and has become a force to be reckoned with both locally and internationally. The Association formally changed its name from Association of Advertising Practitioners of Nigeria (AAPN) to Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) on May 1st, 2004 during its 31st AGM/Congress.
Credit: Marketing Edge.