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The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) is the non-governmental, not-for-profit professional association of Public Relations Practitioners chartered by law to regulate and develop the public relations, public affairs and communication practice in Nigeria with functioning Chapters in the 36 States of the Federation including Abuja.

The Lagos State Chapter, the flagship branch of the Institute, in collaboration with Addefort Limited, cordially invites you to take part in the fifth Lagos Public Relations Stakeholders’ Conference, themed: Addressing Communication & Reputation Challenges of ‘Made in Nigeria’, holding at the Agip Recital Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos on Thursday, August 30th, 2018 by 10:00am.

Distinguished speakers expected include the; President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, presenting on the topic: Adopting Legislation to Promote and Protect ‘Made in Nigeria’, while the Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Export Promotion Council, Mr. Olusegun Awolowo will present a paper entitled: Government Position on the Challenge facing Made In Nigeria. The Chairman, Governing Board, First Bank of Nigeria PLC, Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, is expected to deliver the keynote, with the Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode as the Chief Host.

This year’s Conference will engage key stakeholders, including decision makers in government, state, regulators, corporate organizations, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, major Chambers of commerce in Nigeria, the media and communication practitioners for better perspectives and strategies to address the communication & reputation challenges facing ‘Made in Nigeria’.

The Conference is set to enhance public perception of ‘Made in Nigeria’, change the negative narratives, define the right Communication strategy, set the stage for positive stakeholders’ engagement on the way forward and recognize some promoters in the country.

It will among other things provide answers to some fundamental questions like; what are the issues with ‘Made in Nigeria’? Is it about perception? What are the communications challenges? Is it about us? Is it about packaging? How can ‘Made in Nigeria’ get the needed acceptance both within and outside the country?

ATTENDANCE IS FREE AND REGISTRATION IS AT THE VENUE