The foremost cement manufacturer, Lafarge WAPCO Plc, a leading fast moving consumer goods, (FMCG) company, Nestle Plc, and Nigeria’s number one quick service restaurant, UAC Restaurants operators of Mr. Bigg’s have thrown their weight behind the Brand Journalist Association of Nigeria, BJAN, 2015 annual conference scheduled to hold between November 19 to 21 in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
With the theme: “Challenges and Prospects of Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, in Nigeria- the Roles of Organizations, Government and the Media”, the conference will feature seasoned industry practioners who will gather August conference to proffer solutions to the growing need for CSR sustainability in Nigeria.
Speaking on the conference, Chairman of BJAN, Mr. Goddie Ofose, said the 3rd BJAN conference will provide platform for discussion on serious issues, engender opportunities for bonding between brand journalists’ and the private sector as well as other critical stakeholders.
Guest speakers includes the Chief Executive Officer of Tru Contact, the organizer of the annual CSR Award in Nigeria, Mr. Ken Egbas, the Chairman of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, APCON and Managing Director of SO&U, Mr. Ufot Udeme and the Special Assistant to the Governor of Oyo State, Mr. Wale Sadiq, among other distinguished industry professionals.
The Association however called on corporate organizations to support the event, which has become one of the reference points in the industry calendar.
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