The President of EMCOAN, Mrs. Deborah Odutayo quipped that “the dinner is aimed at not only getting the stakeholders and members of EMCOAN at a round table but also to forge stronger tie to foster better relationships. It is a nite to dine, unwind and network” she averred.
The event is expected to be a gathering of the creme-de-la-creme of the media/advertising industry meant for them to network and unwind in an atmosphere replete of conviviality and business opportunities.
In the words of the Chairperson of the Planning Committee, Mrs. Anita Agarry-Oke , she said that "the event is to bring together stakeholders in the Industry whom have contributed immensely to our members businesses in the course of the year and equally chart a direction for the 2016 business year" she posited.
The event is to be chaired by Mr. Emeka Mba, the Director General, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and he is expected to deliver a brief speech on the theme: The role of Independent Producers in the era of Digitization while the keynote address will be given by the Registrar, Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), Alhaji Garba Bello Kankarofi on the topic: The Importance of Content in Advertising in Nigeria. The Host will be the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and Chief Host will be the President of EMCOAN, Mrs. Debbie Odutayo. Other dignitaries that have confirmed their presence includes Hon. Jide Jimoh (Honourable of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing Lagos Mainland Constituency, Engineer Joe Igbokwe, Hon. Dayo Adeneye, Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Ogun State amidst many others). The hosts for the event are Yaw and Toyin Ohio- Alegbe.
The event is supported by R&A City Hotel, Star Times, Intercontinental Distillers Limited, Lifemate Furniture, OSTEO, WAP TV, R2TV, RAVE TV, BETV, Primetime Africa, REEL E Magazine etc. This Dinner is expected to be the gathering of the top shots and key players of the Content Media, Advertising, Brand and Entertainment Industry.