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  • THE YD COMPANY HOSTS MEDIA BRUNCH

    In a bid to extend utmost gratitude and further strengthen ties with media friends and partners, The YD Company hosted an exciting Media Brunch on the 29th of October 2022 in Lagos. It was absolutely a munching and brunching time with hugs, laughter, thrilling conversations, cuisines and a bucket full of fun filling the atmosphere Just before the lively activities lined up for the day were set in motion The YD Company's CEO, Dr Yetty Ogunnubi addressed the expectant guests in her introductory speech, with a smiling face as she welcomed everyone and thanked the media representatives for their unwavering support. Subsequently, the spotlight was shone on every attendee one after the other, followed by a speech highlighting the company’s services by Peter Molokwu, the Digital Media Lead of The YD Company. Thereafter, each person narrated their first encounter with the CEO and the metamorphosis of their relationship with her. Other fun activities followed suit with various kinds of interesting games being played, canapés, cocktails and lots more to eat and drink. Then, the photo bump moment came in full swing, pictures taken from different angles to save memories of such riveting brunch at Stories, Lagos. Amongst people in attendance were personalities from Exquisite Magazine, Red Edit Magazine, Fashion Finest Africa, TheWill Downtown, ThisDay, BusinessDay, Spice TV, TW Magazine, Cross Services, Guardian, Vanguard, The Nation, Spice TV, Business AM, Aforevo TV, Bella Naija, TVC, Pulse NG, STV, FashionandCo, The Sun, and Maestros Media. In the end, Dr Yetty Ogunnubi gave an appreciation remark to everyone for gracing the occasion and hoped that events like this would happen often It was indeed a brunch of fun!

  • Team Spotlight - Peter Molokwu

    My name is Peter Molokwu, a social media strategist & communications expert, I helps brands tell the stories through engaging social content to grow their Followings and reach their target audience. I am currently the Digital Media Lead at the YD Company and that entails supervising team members accounts, facilitating and curating mood boards, coordinating account growth and fun things like this. How do you find it working at The YD Company? Working at YD company has been quite an experience for me, first time working with an agency, its been quite an interesting ride, lots of learning and unlearning, well mostly learning how to communication effectively between team members and clients. Working at YD pushes you to think on your feet, provide solutions and execute which is a top priority at the YD Company, because we are an agency we get to work on projects in a very fast paced mode. It honestly has been quite an interesting 10 months with the YD Company and I'm quite excited for the future. Tell us the things that interest you about working at The YD Company. The things that interest me about working with YD is how everyone is hands on and quite versatile with everything, putting in their 100% every time which also motivates me to do more. What are your plans for personal growth and company growth? I’m always ready to take on courses that helps build and sharpen my skills as far as they are beneficial to me I’d take it. I’m a believer of growth so I’m always open to taking more responsibility which equals growth in whatever capacity I am in. Who is your run-to / most helpful team member, and why? Laide, who is our Manager at YD, she’s quite experienced and hands on with everything. If you were asked to be a fruit for a day, what fruit would you be, and why? Apple, because its elite and everybody can’t afford it

  • A NEW PHASE FOR AFRICAN CREATIVITY: AFRICA CREATIVE MARKET (ACM) 2022

    The just concluded Africa Creative Market (ACM) 2022, which was held from Monday, August 29 through to Saturday, September 3, 2022, at both Landmark Event Center and Lagos Continental Hotel was a mind-shifting and awe-inspiring experience for the African creative industry. With the inaugural creative event in Lagos, Nigeria—the biggest commercial hub of Africa’s creative industry launched, the market kicked off with an exclusive breakfast meeting at the Lagos Continental Hotel, the Honorary Consul of Namibia to Nigeria, Mr. Justin Chuma Anosike, staff of the Namibian embassy in Nigeria and other dignitaries and industry leaders in attendance. In honour of ACM and to kick off the inaugural edition, the U.S. Consulate in Nigeria held a private reception with industry experts in attendance to celebrate African creativity and officially launch ACM – a platform created to facilitate value exchange between Africa’s creative sector and the world. ACM’s mission is to empower creatives to scale, by providing the blueprint for establishing commercially viable and sustainable business models. “With this market, we are creating infrastructures for more musicians, filmmakers, fashion designers, or dancers to have sustainable economic situations while doing their craft and living with their unique talents and scaling that business while taking it globally”, said Nicole Ackermann, Co-Founder, Africa Creative Market while speaking on why it was crucial to build the ACM platform. The Grand Patron of the Africa Creative Market, the His Imperial Majesty (H.I.M), Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, OJAJA II, Ooni of Ife, during his speech at the grand breakfast organized for him and the foreign contingent attending the event, affirmed that “creativity is not isolated in any means. Through the ACM, the Ooni of Ife said he will support the development of the creative industry through various internationally agreed joint venture programs under the Africa Creative Network. Dr. Inya Lawal, Founder, ACM, emphasized the importance of understanding one’s value and their unique talent. She further went on to discuss that it is essential to also identify one’s purpose, in life and their career industry. Also speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. Karl Hala, the General Manager, of Lagos Continental Hotel expressed his thoughts on why this platform was worthy. He said, “creativity, just like civilization, always becomes richer and more colorful through exchanges and mutual learning from one another. Such exchanges and mutual learning form an important drive for talent grooming and development, leading to increased growth in the creative industry. I am optimistic that the 2022 edition of the Africa Creative Market will be a platform of global opportunities for Africa’s creatives”. The Africa Creative Market 2022event also played host to the bi-annual Women in Film and Television International (WIFTI) Summit. ACM 2022 covered several sectors within the creative industry, with key references to the Film & TV, Music, Dance, Photography, and Fashion industries and partners, prominent in their industries who curated experiences and provided numerous opportunities for creatives within each space. The market featured Pitch Competition, Funding Sessions, Panel Discussions by industry experts, Networking Sessions, Capacity Building / Training Programs by professionals, Fashion EVO – Fashion Show by The YD Company, Dance by Kaffy, MTV Base Spotlight concert with Falz the Bhad Guy, an Art Exhibition hosted by Lagos Continental Hotel and 543 Luxury Privé and, other exciting activities. Indeed ACM 2022 was a convergence of all stakeholders within the industry as the market also featured the third edition of the Business of Photography Conference, a platform that brings together creatives within the photography and videography space. Founders of the Africa Creative Market, Dr. Inya Lawal, Bada Akintunde Johnson, and Nicole Ackerman during the closing ceremony extended their utmost appreciation to all the partners, media partners, exhibitors, vendors, crew members, and all stakeholders who have contributed their resources, time, and efforts to execute a successful maiden show all through the 6-day convention. ACM has become a platform that will continually host and provide global opportunities for creatives through various avenues.

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  • FashionEVO | The YD Company

    FashionEVO is a friendly creative fashion arm of The YD Company. Being a fashion-centric brand aimed at redefining creativity in fashion, we pride ourselves in curating luxury fashion shows and events in Nigeria and London. FashionEVO represents uniqueness, luxury, and innovation in the fashion space, that is why we utilize an innovative and holistic approach to our modus operandi. We believe that the excellence of the whole is as important as that of the parts. As an important aspect of this arm, African fashion events are well-curated in our spectrum of operation to showcase Africa’s rich cultural heritage through bespoke fashion fabrics, and also to tell the story of the African people through indigenous styles and prints. Not just that, but we also deal in fashion events that showcase the richness of other cultures, including the Asian, American, and English cultures. At FashionEVO, it’s not just about the fashion pieces that we showcase and it never has been. We’re here to create a positive change through our brand for those in the fashion scene who want to live an authentic life, as well as raise as much awareness as we can in the process about the fashion space, the abounding opportunities, and the immeasurable importance of fashion to contemporary society. We derive satisfaction in grooming talents and creating long-lasting impacts on society. That is why FashionEVO by The YD Company has a direct partnership with The YD Foundation—the mentorship arm of The YD Company, to provide mentorship and training programs for budding talents in the fashion space. We consider it an integral part of our responsibility to empower members of society who are enthusiastic about the creative industry, especially the fashion industry. This is why we have partnered with The YD Foundation to support our social cause, and we cannot wait to see the prodigious impacts we will create. Our Mission Our mission is to organize, plan, and curate fashion events and content aimed at promoting indigenous and international fashion brands. Our vision is to be the foremost fashion destination for those who want to express themselves and their brands through style, luxury, and uniqueness without having to compromise originality and aesthetics. With our value systems and work ethics, we are certain that each and all of our goals will be achieved, and we cannot wait to see the magic happen! Black Edition I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It’s easy. Just click “Edit Text” or double click me to add your own content and make changes to the font. All Projects Tune Speaker Art Direction, Print Adonis Oil Identity & Branding, Print Cider & Milk Identity & Branding, Print, Digital & Web Arte Artifacts Environmental & Exhibition, Print Seasalt Identity & Branding Vito Coffee Print, Art Direction Alpha Source Environmental & Exhibition, Print

  • Cider & Milk | The YD Company

    Cider & Milk I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It’s easy. Just click “Edit Text” or double click me to add your own content and make changes to the font. Service Identity & Branding, Print, Digital & Web Client Cider & Milk Year 2023 Cider & Milk I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It’s easy. Just click “Edit Text” or double click me to add your own content and make changes to the font. I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It’s easy. Just click “Edit Text” or double click me to add your own content and make changes to the font. Stationary I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It’s easy. Just click “Edit Text” or double click me to add your own content and make changes to the font. Website Design I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It’s easy. Just click “Edit Text” or double click me to add your own content and make changes to the font. Get 20% OFFFFFFFF All Projects Kitu Cosmetics Print, Digital & Web Tune Speaker Art Direction, Print Adonis Oil Identity & Branding, Print Arte Artifacts Environmental & Exhibition, Print Seasalt Identity & Branding Vito Coffee Print, Art Direction Alpha Source Environmental & Exhibition, Print

  • Plans & Pricing | The YD Company

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