Former Chairman Nigerian Economic Group, Foluso, leads speakers for Lagos Luxury Lifestyle Summit


… Event to showcase luxury experiences across Africa

L-R: Deji Ajomale - Mcword, Convener, African Sports Tourism Week; Funke Osae - Brown, Partner, Lagos Luxury Lifestyle Summit & Publisher Luxury Reporter and Tope Ogbeni - Awe, Partner, Lagos Luxury Lifestyle Summit & Chief Service Officer, Topcomm PR, at the Lagos Luxury Lifestyle Summit 2018 Press Conference.

A robust team of business and luxury goods experts will be making several presentations on luxury living and luxury items at the forth-coming Lagos luxury lifestyle Summit slated for Oct. 26 at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island.
Funke Osae-Brown, Partner of the Lagos Luxury Lifestyle Summit and Publisher of The Luxury Reporter, said that Mr. Foluso Phillips, who is the Executive Chairman of Phillips Consulting  and former Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, would speak on “ Growing the Lagos Luxury Sector: Opportunities  and Challenges.”

Phillips is known for his vast experience in the luxury sector in addition to his organisation’s depth of research reports on the industry in Lagos State.  
She also disclosed that the Lagos State Government had endorsed the summit, as the host city and as published in the Lagos tourism calendar of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.
Osae-Brown added that alongside Phillips’ presentation that promises to let people into the available opportunities in the sector in Lagos State, very rewarding experiences will be shared from Kenyan and South African luxury markets as Michael Nwai, CEO, Luxuria Lifestyle East Africa, speaks on The Kenya experience.
Nwai’s is expressly passionate for the luxury industry in Africa as he specializes in connecting luxury brands to consumers on the continent and to opportunities in the sector.
On luxury home ware, Modupe Ogunlesi, the CEO of Adam and Eve Homeware who has been in the luxury retail business for upward of 20 years will also share experiences. She will speak on luxury retail in Lagos: The making of homegrown luxury brand.
Bola Allison, who has been a Jeweller for 15 years will speak on The next phase of luxury in Lagos: expectations and challenges.
The Summit will also feature a panel discussion to further engage professionals and experts in the luxury sector, even as a golf tournament will engage professionals and corporate brands for the second day of the summit.
Tope Ogbeni-Awe, Partner of The Lagos Luxury Lifestyle Summit and Chief Service Officer, Topcomm PR has called on brands to take advantage of the summit to showcase their products as spaces are limited.
Credit: John Olumuyiwa.