Friday 12th of July 2024

Nairobi, Kenya

Eko Fashion Connect 1.0: A Confluence of Creativity and Industry Insight

Posted On : June 18, 2024

Fashion Police


Xa! International, in collaboration with Idozi Collective, proudly presents Eko Fashion Connect 1.0 under the engaging theme “In Conversation With,” featuring renowned fashion industry leaders Ovo Ogufere and Blessing Achu. This exciting event is set to take place on Saturday, June 29th, at the Idozi Collective Studio located at Block 114A, Plot 4, Akiogun Road, Victoria Island.

Event Details

Date and Time:
Saturday, June 29th, from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Idozi Collective Studio, Block 114A, Plot 4, Akiogun Road, Victoria Island

The event is free for all fashion creatives, but prior registration is required to attend.

A Day of Inspiration and Learning

Eko Fashion Connect 1.0 is meticulously designed to be both fun and educational, targeting a diverse array of fashion creatives. Attendees will include designers, models, scouts, show producers, press, talent managers, fashion illustrators, makeup artists, hair stylists, photographers, stylists, and fashion enthusiasts. The event aims to provide a platform for these creatives to engage in meaningful conversations, share insights, and forge valuable connections.

Key Highlights:

1. Interactive Conversations: Engage with industry experts Ovo Ogufere and Blessing Achu as they share their extensive knowledge and experiences.
2. Q&A Sessions: Gain clarity on pressing industry questions directly from the leaders themselves.
3. Group Discussions: Participate in collaborative discussions to explore new ideas and trends in the fashion world.
4. Networking Sessions: Connect with peers and industry veterans to build lasting professional relationships.
5. Fun Photo Sessions: Capture the moments with fellow creatives and industry icons.
6. Surprises: Enjoy unexpected elements and giveaways throughout the event.

Vision and Purpose

Eko Fashion Connect 1.0 was conceived out of a strong desire to give back to society with a specific focus on the fashion industry. The event aims to discover and nurture new talents while providing an invaluable opportunity for rising stars to connect with key industry players. By fostering an environment of collaboration and innovation, the event hopes to contribute to the advancement of the fashion industry in Nigeria.

About the Speakers

Ovo Ogufere
Ovo Ogufere, the CEO of Xa! International, is a multifaceted professional with over two decades of experience in the fashion industry. His roles as a fashion consultant, show producer, talent manager, and entertainment lawyer have made him a pivotal figure in the industry. His insights and guidance have helped shape the careers of numerous fashion creatives.

Blessing Achu
Blessing Achu is the Founder and CEO of 360 Creative Hub. With over 10 years of experience in entrepreneurship and business development in Nigeria’s telecommunications sector, she has successfully transitioned her skills to the fashion industry. Her passion for fashion and her deep understanding of the industry’s needs led to the creation of 360 Creative Hub. She is also a Goodwill Ambassador for the Nigerian Student Fashion Design Week, a mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, and an advocate for leadership among young women.


Eko Fashion Connect 1.0 promises to be an enriching experience for all participants, offering a unique blend of education, inspiration, and networking. This event is an unmissable opportunity for fashion creatives to gain insights from industry veterans, connect with like-minded professionals, and take their careers to the next level. Join us for a day dedicated to the celebration and advancement of fashion in Nigeria.

Register now and be part of this transformative event that is set to leave a lasting impact on the fashion community.

Fashion Police


Discover more from NFH - African Fashion

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading