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Tara Durotoye, Bayo Haastrup, Lola Maja, Obi Asika ready for Makeup In Nigeria Conference

Organizers of Make Up In Nigeria Conference have unveiled speakers for the event scheduled for Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Lagos Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos.

Teniolami Adejuwon, Project Manager of the conference and CEO of Beauty by Nature said, “This conference will afford makeup artistes the opportunity to tap into the vast wealth of knowledge and experience of the speakers we have lined up and it is our goal to ensure that the conference gives birth to a new generation of beauty entrepreneurs”.

The speakers include CEO of House of Tara, Mrs. Tara Fela Durotoye, who will be speaking on The Role of Local Talents in Shaping the Industry Growth Model. Managing Director of L’Oréal Central West Africa, Idy Enang will handle the topic, Accelerating Growth in the Nigerian Beauty Industry: L’Oreal as case study. And Obi Asika, CEO, Storm 360, will be taking a business class on how Makeup Professionals can use Social Media to power their business to the next level.

All the way from the US are Buntricia Bastian Clayton and Khuraira Musa. Both will be taking master classes to share their knowledge and experience with attendees. Lola Maja of Sacred Creative Artistry will be taking a Master Class on Working behind the silver screen – Camera, Lights and Action and Introduction to special effects and creative artistry.

Other speakers and trainers include industry veteran, Bayo Haastrup, Eni Balogun of Lise Beauty, Bimpe Onakoya, Artistic Director Maybelline NY Nigeria, and Nigerian-born London based professional makeup educator, Bolanle Okusanya Feyita, as well as pro-makeup sensation, Joy Adenuga, both coming in from the United Kingdom.

According to Tara Fela Durotoye, “The makeup industry in Nigeria and Africa as a whole is growing at a phenomenal pace and gaining international recognition. We already have international brands setting up shops here. So, this conference is coming at the appropriate time, to see how we can better grow local talents and position them for international recognition.”

Participants are assured of leaving the conference energized and empowered to build sustainable businesses out of their creativity and passion. Certificates of participation will be awarded to all attendees.




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