UNILAG, others benefit as eventful marks 20th Anniversary
As part of events to mark its 20th anniversary, a leading event consulting firm in the country, Eventful Ltd, has said it would take a bold step to give back to the community by contributing its quota to youth entrepreneurship.
To this end, the firm met with the Entrepreneurship and Skills Centre of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and the Entrepreneurial Development Centre of the Lagos Business School (LBS) to endow a prize for practical engagement in entrepreneurship and business management.
At its thanksgiving event held at Harbour Point in Lagos, the firm celebrated its clients and key stakeholders’ who have supported the company over the years.
Founder and Chairman, Eventful, Yewande Zaccheaus, said: “We are thankful to those who started this journey with us 20 years ago and have stood by us over the years. I acknowledge the support of my committed team at Eventful who keep going the extra mile to deliver excellence to our clients and have also ensured that this celebration is a success. We are greatly honoured today and remain committed to delivering excellent professional services to our clients.”
The Managing Director of Eventful, Fisayo Beecroft, also said: “We are excited to be celebrating this important milestone with our clients and stakeholders. We are also taking a bold step to give back to our community by contributing our quota to youth entrepreneurship in Nigeria. To this end, we met with the Entrepreneurship and Skills Centre of UNILAG and the Entrepreneurial Development Centre of the Lagos Business School (LBS) to endow a prize for practical engagement in entrepreneurship and business management.
“We will be supporting the annual business pitches in UNILAG from which outstanding business proposals get rewards and prize money for the next five years. Likewise, we will be supporting the National Entrepreneurial Challenge in LBS by providing the money for the prize winners, also for the next five years.”
We are an innovative company and as such we are delighted to be supporting these institutions.”
Also speaking, Chairman of Chair Centre Group, Ibukun Awosika, who spoke on what it takes for a business to transition from a dream into reality and how human capital is key in business succession, said: “I want you to imagine what it takes to have a dream and to think about what it takes to transition from the dream into reality, We’ve talked about all the human capital in Eventful and succession is impossible without adequate human capital.”
Over the course of its 20-year, Eventful Ltd has consistently delivered excellent professional services while demonstrating creativity with a vision to become the leading player in the organised events planning industry in Africa.