Get Ready To Shop, Wine, Dine And Network At Cocktails & Dresses 2017: Africa’s Greatest Retail Experience

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Africa’s largest fashion industry event, Cocktails & Dresses, is here again! After two fantastic editions of unparalleled success, we are pleased to announce that Cocktails & Dresses is taking a giant leap forward.

The popular semi-annual event promoting the greatness of all things Africa, is scheduled to hold on Sunday, May 7th 2017 at the luxurious Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria. Cocktails & Dresses 2017 will host over 2000 attendees inclusive of over 50 fashion & beauty brands & manufacturers across Africa, over 50 notable personalities in government & leading industries and most importantly, YOU. Black Carpet starts at 12 Noon. An event not to be missed thus make it a date on May 7th bringing along your favorite people glamorized in your most stylish made-in-Africa attire.

The lineup of speakers for this year’s innovative edition consists of highly notable personalties in Government, Industry, Entertainment, Tech, Fashion and Beauty. “We can’t wait to unleash the agenda” said CEO of, Olatorera Oniru. Previous speakers at Cocktails & Dresses, Largest Gathering of Made in Africa’s Best, with guests from as far as Ghana, South Africa and Botswana included Former Presidential Candidate of Nigeria, Prof. Pat Utomi, Senator Ben Murray Bruce, First Lady of Lagos State, Mrs Bolanle Akinwunmi; Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs, Mrs Lola Akande; CEO of Sony Music Africa, Micheal Ugwu; CEO Zippy Logistics Kabir Shagaya and several others.

Cocktails & Dresses 2017, Africa’s Greatest Retail Experience, will present the very best of made in Africa excellence; a first class gathering to network, eat, sip, mingle, shop and hear from some of Africa’s very best leaders. Official hashtag for 2017’s Innovation Edition is #CND2017. Stay tuned to for all announcements on Official Agenda, Host, Drink Sponsors, Strategic Partners and more.




Regular attendance is FREE with registration.

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To get in touch with regarding Cocktails & Dresses, please contact or call (+234) 902 881 7055.

See you at Cocktails & Dresses on May 7th 2017: innovation Edition and December 10th, 2017: Entertainment Edition. Join us in magnifying all things made in Africa while having the best time possible.

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