#EmblueisHere! Ono Bello, Banky W, Gbemi, Sound Sultan, Darey, More Celebrate Marketing Guru, Kelvin Orifa

Kelvin and Mary orifa, Sound sultan, Ayeni Adekunle, Darey art-alade

Kelvin and Mary Orifa, Sound Sultan, Ayeni Adekunle, Darey Art-Alade

As Nigerian marketing entrepreneur Kelvin Orifa set out to build his new business EMBLUE some of his closest friends came together on Saturday June 17, for an evening of cocktails and canapés and conversations.

Guests ranged from OAPs Gbemi, Tosyn Bucknor, Lamide Akintobi, Olisa Adibua, and Yaw, to musicians Sound Sultan, Banky W, Darey, Tee-Y Mix, Harrysong, Iyanya, Mr 2Kay and Skales.

Many business executives also joined the black tie event, including Founder and Style Director of OnoBello.com, Ono Bello; Emamoke Ogoro and Dola Bamgboye, both of MTN; Elo Umeh of Terragon; Chidi Okeke of Mcomm; Ayo Animashaun of Hip TV; Olamide Adedeji of Soundcity; Toni Kan of Ntel; Enitan Denloye of Airtel; Biyi Fagade of Nigerian Breweries; Abisoye Fagade of Sodium; Kingsley James of IDCL; Mike Dada of PRM; and Anita Aiyidu of MTV SAF.

Other guests included Filmmaker Chris Ihidero; founder of The Place restaurant Kola Adewale; Stylist Lola OJ; journalist Lanre Alfre; Big Brother Nigeria housemate Gifty; Jobberman co-founder Ope Awoyemi; Proshare CEO Femi Awoyemi, and many more.

The event whch held at Eve Restaurant in Victoria Island Lagos was a memorable one especially with one of the night’s most beautiful moments – a powerful speech by Orifa’s wife, Mary.

“I may be apprehensive of speaking in public but I’m not apprehensive of the future. I believe in you”.

Kelvin Orifa is the founder/CEO of EMBLUE, a new media and marketing company focusing on connecting consumers and companies in Africa and helping  companies outside of Africa to access the African market. Prior to founding EMBLUE, Kelvin was consumer segments manager for MTN communications Nigeria limited.

See more photos from the event below.

GBEMI

Gbemi Olateru

Gifty Brian

Gifty Brian

MR 2KAY

Mr 2Kay

IYANYA

Iyanya

ABISOYE FAGADE, MIKE DADA, OLISA ADIBUA

Abisoye Fagade, Mike Dada and Olisa Adebua

ayo animashaun, kelvin orifa, Joro

Ayo Animashaun, Kelvin Orifa and Joro Olumofin

darey and tosyn

Darey Art-Alade and Tosyn Bucknor

Henry ekechukwu and anita aiyudu

Henry Ekechukwu and Anita Aiyudu

Joro and Banky w

Joro Olumofin and Banky W

KELVIN AND BANKY W

Kelvin Orifa and Banky W

KELVIN AND MARY ORIFA

Kelvin and Mary Orifa

kelvin and Onobello

Kelvin Orifa and Ono Bello

KELVIN, ORIFA, IYANYA, ABISOYE FAGADE

Kelvin Orifa, Iyanya and Abisoye Fagade

mary orifa, kelvin orifa, onobello (1)

Mary Orifa, Kelvin Orifa and Ono Bello

YAW AND KELVIN

Yaw and Kelvin Orifa

TOSYN AND GBEMI

Tosyn Bucknor and Gbemi Olateru

TOSYN BUCKNOR, KELVIN ORIFA, GBEMI OLATERU-OLAGBEGI

Tosyn Bucknor, Kelvin Orifa and Gbemi Olateru

TEEY-MIX, Adejuwon Isola-Osobu, OLISA ADIBUA

Tee-Y MIX, Adejuwon Isola-Osobu, and Olisa Adibua

Mr 2kay, Kelvin, Harrysongs

Mr 2Kay, Kelvin Orifa and Harrysongs

LAMIDE LAGOS, ABISOYE FAGADE, BANKY W, KJV

Lamide Lagos, Abisoye Fagade, Banky W and KJV

KELVIN ORIFA AND SKALES

Kelvin Orifa and Skales

KELVIN, ORIFA, IYANYA, ABISOYE FAGADE (1)

Kelvin Orifa, Iyanya and Abisoye Fagade


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