NIPR Unveils Activities to Mark 2023 Lagos PR Week, AGM
… Lagos PR Week Holds September 15-21
The Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations has announced the activities to celebrate the 2023 edition of its annual Lagos PR Week. The event holds from Friday, September 15th to Thursday, September 21st, 2023, and ends with its 34th Annual General Meeting (AGM).
The Lagos PR Week is a weeklong event for the public relations stakeholders to celebrate the beauty of the profession and chart a new course for the industry. This year’s theme is “Innovation and Disruption: Unlocking Opportunities for PR Practice”
At the press conference held at the Eko FM Multipurpose Hall, Ikeja to unveil
the activities for this year’s event, the Chapter’s Chairman, Comfort Obot Nwankwo said that the 2023 edition promises to be bigger and better with a lot of activities lined up to make it memorable.
She stated that the chapter began a mentoring session for communication undergraduates in Lagos tertiary institutions as part of activities to create awareness for the forthcoming event and also bridge the gap between town and gown.
Reeling out the activities of this year’s event, Nwankwo explained that “On Friday, September 15, 2023, we will have PR Practitioners Evening of Cocktail, featuring engaging discussions on the future of PR, networking opportunities, music, and premier entertainment. This event will bring together key figures from Nigeria’s PR Industry and the Media.
“Saturday, September 16, 2023, is dedicated to Health Awareness for PR Practitioners, Friends, and Family. Enjoy recreational activities including a Health Walk, Health Check, Football Challenge, Aerobics, Fanfare, Tug of War, and more. There would be a friendly match between NIPR Lagos and NIJ teams at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, starting at 7:30 a.m.
“The grand finale of the PR Week is on Thursday, September 21, 2023, featuring the Annual Lecture, AGM, and General Elections, all centered around the theme “Innovation and Disruption: Unlocking Opportunities for PR Practice.” This event will take place at Agip Recital Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos, starting at 10 am.”
Announcing other forthcoming programmes of the chapter, Nwankwo revealed that the PR Digital Summit will hold between October 18th and 19th at the Sheraton Hotel, Lagos while the Lagos PR Industry Gala and Award (LaPRIGA) will hold December 15th, 2023.
Noteworthy, activities for this year’s Lagos PR Week will be concluded on September 21 with the Annual Lecture, AGM, and General Elections. Stakeholders in the public relations industry are expected to attend the event including business leaders from across different sectors and industries. The Annual General Meeting and election of new executives who will steer the affairs of the Chapter is also billed to hold at the same venue after the lecture.