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Bata Media set to host inaugural edition of under 40 CEOs forum

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Under 40 CEOs Forum, a live interactive event is an extension of the mother brand Under 40 CEOs, a television show. The forum is a platform featuring a conversation and sharing between 2 established young business leaders and 500 young aspiring business leaders. In addition to the 500 young aspiring business leaders at the event an additional targeted audience of 10,000 aspiring young business leaders will be joining in the conversation via Facebook live on www.facebook.com/under40ceosafrica and also on Twitter.

CEO of Bata Media, Familusi Akin Babajide (FAB) who is also the host of the event says “the event promises to be not only inspiring and motivating but also will unearth hidden insights and original ideas from leading thought leaders – Audu Maikori, CEO, Chocolate City Group and Feyi Olubodun, CEO, Insight Communications.” The event is scheduled for 2pm at the brand new Renaissance Hotels, a 5-Star Hotel located in GRA, Ikeja.

The acclaimed television show Under 40 CEOs launched on TVC Entertainment and TVC News on the 9th of October, 2016 and subsequently launched on Silverbird Television Network on the 13th of January, 2016 and has spotlighted inspiring young business leaders aged 40 and under. Business leaders that have been featured on the show include Adebola Williams of Red Media; Audu Maikori of Chocolate City Group; Noble Igwe of 360 Group; Bola Ray of EIB Networks; Alex Brahm of SMSGH; Oluyomi Ojo of Printivo whilst discovering inspiring CEOs like lawyer Aderemi Oguntoye of Oguntoye and Oguntoye; Senyo Hosi of Ghana Chambers of Bulk Oil Distributors; Farida Bedwei of Logiciel; Ukinebo Dare of Poise; Abiola Adekoya of RMB Stockbrokers and Ade Adegoke of Oando Foundation amongst others.

Under 40 CEOs seeks to research, celebrate and expose the business leaders of the not-so-distant future and tell the stories of these young business leaders in Africa with a focus on the journey, the process and their proposed destination.

With over 52 episodes till date, and serial entrepreneur, Familusi Akin Babajide, Mr FAB (39) as the host, Under 40 CEOs has since gone on to inspire and motivate millions of would-be young business leaders across Africa to take action and join in the rebuilding and re-shaping of the African continent. Under 40 CEOs currently reaches an odd 875,000 viewers every week with a social media following of over 90,000 and growing with a cumulative social media content reach of over 7million.

The event is supported by Renaissance Hotels, Guardian Newspapers, Bella Naija, Printivo and The Quadrant Company



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