When it comes to events in Nigeria, capturing the entire gamut from weddings, birthdays to corporate events etc., there can hardly be any mention of the industry without reference to a woman whose insight birthed the organized body of events managers in Nigeria known today as APPOEMN, an acronym for Association of Professional Party Organisers and Event Managers of Nigeria.
Founder of the organization, Molara Akande is widely regarded as the first Wedding Planner in Nigeria, with over 1000 events of all kinds to her credit, within the country and beyond.
Akande is CEO of renowned brand, Just Weddings Household and Events Company comprising Wedding Planning Department of Just Weddings, Wedding Fayre, a yearly wedding exhibition, JW Events, JW Party Store and Showers By Just Weddings.
A woman of impeccable insights, Akande is full of life and has made immense contributions at improving on a continuous basis, the events industry in the country, helping people tell their marital new beginning at their weddings.
Her innovative credits, prompted prime recognition at the ‘Top 10 event planners in Africa’ hosted by the king of Dubai in the Arabian country in 2016..
Mrs. Molara Akande worked at the renowned Phillips Consulting Limited for many years before starting her Event Planning and Management Company (Just Weddings) almost two decades ago.
She remains a role model and a veritable source of inspiration for the up and coming in the industry as well as amongst the womenfolk.