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Wednesday, February 6


NXT Level Conversations: Passion Fruit
Social Media has provided a platform for users to network, share their stories and grow their passion but nothing is more enjoyable than when passion turns to profit. Passion Fruit is a main stage discussion which sees Pop Up Africa in conversation with a leading food entrepreneur. Jessica Laditan, founder of Pop Up Africa asks about their journey into the food and drink industry in Nigeria and how to turn your passion for food into a money making success.  

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Reni Folawiyo

Founder & CEO, Alara
Mrs Folawiyo is the founder and CEO of Alara, a contemporary African design space in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.A graduate of law from the University of Warwick, Mrs Folawiyo practiced for 10 years before pursuing her passion for creative expression.Alara, the Yoruba word for... Read More →

Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:00pm - 12:45pm
AfricaNXT Stage


FoodTube is a live cooking demo with a leading local food vlogger. In this session the vlogger will lead an interactive demo on how to create African food content for Youtube. The demo will cover, camera angles, coming up with content ideas, food prep for Youtube and how to build up your foodtube following.

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Bukie Akinmade

Food Blogger, Recipe Writer and business Woman, The Kitchen Muse

Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm
NXT Pop Up


A Moment On The Lips...
Limited Capacity seats available

In this roundtable discussion some of social media's biggest healthy eating advocates in Nigeria will discuss wholesome eating and what it takes to have a balanced diet. They'll be discussing eating well on a limited diet, staying healthy whilst enjoying cultural dishes and to what extent is social media helping people to pay closer attention to food, health and well being.  

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Iq Ukoh

CEO & Founder, 1q Food Platter Limited
I am a Nutritionist /Dietitian with over 20 years experience marketing global food brands. With current interest in African and Nigerian foods how can we brand our foods without looking like me too European foods . I am keen rapid ways of raising level of awareness of Nutrition knowledge... Read More →
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Bunmi George

Founder, ShredderGang
Bunmi George is a Dietician and Fitness professional, she is the Founder of ShredderGang, a professional nutrition and fitness company committed to helping individuals lead healthier and happier lives.She is an alumni of the University of Toronto, where she obtained two degrees.One... Read More →

Wednesday February 6, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
NXT Pop Up


Healthy Healers
Limited Capacity seats available

Healthy Healers is an interactive cooking workshop, where a leading chef will demonstrate how to cook meals that have healing benefits. Attendees will learn how to grow their own ingredients and how to make quick and simple healthy meals.  

Wednesday February 6, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
NXT Pop Up


Beyond The Menu
The global growth in the food & drink industry and stiff competition has let to consumers wanting more than just good food, dining is now about the entire experience. Beyond the menu is a panel discussion around experiential dining in Nigeria. Our panel will be discussion why consumers want more than just good food and what they are doing to build on the dining experience, the growth of food & drink festivals, supper clubs and the future of experiential dining in Africa.

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Minjiba Cookey

Founder, Minjiba Cookey.com
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Folayemi Agusto

Co-Founder, Eat Drink Lagos
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Lola Daniyan

Travel Content Creator & Travel Writer, Unravelling Nigeria
Lola Daniyan is a travel curator, travel content creator and the head travel writer at Unravelling Nigeria which is a Nigerian online travel resource. She's also the co-host of the good bad gang podcast. In her spare time, she likes to sleep, read and create mischief.

Wednesday February 6, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
AfricaNXT Stage


Saucy Social
Saucy Social is a mini food festival with 3 hours of good food, good music & good vibes along with food related team games with prizes to be won!

Wednesday February 6, 2019 6:30pm - 9:00pm
AfricaNXT Stage

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