“Some Of My Team Members Are Not Graduates” – Funke Bucknor Obruthe, CEO Zapphaire Events


On episode 4 of Binging with GameChangers, Funke Bucknor Obruthe, who is the
founder and CEO of Zapphaire Events which is regarded as one of Africa’s
leading event planning companies, talks to show host Seyi Banigbe, about
her early beginnings and road to success.

Funke started her event planning company at a time when event planning was
a non-existent industry in Nigeria and she has grown it from a three-man
company to having over 40 full-time employees and over 200 contract staff.
Going by the excellence of her work, Zapphaire Events is responsible for
very many high-profile and regular events within and outside Nigeria.
Funke is also the founder of Furtullah Concept & Design, a decor company
which she started to fill a gap observed in the Nigerian events industry.

In 2016, Funke was recognized by the BBC as one of the World’s most
outstanding women of 2016. She is truly an inspiration!  Find out more
about her amazing story when you watch this episode.

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