In recent times, a lot of men have taken it upon themselves to learn trades that were omce stereotyped as women’s. Event planning is one that many had gotten great income from. While compiling this list, I saw a place where a man was appraising one of the schools on the knowledge he had garnered, according to him he had made millions in his few months of graduation. Let us take a look at ten Event Planning Schools in Nigeria.
- BusyBee Academy:
This event planning school is located in Lagos state. Operating for more than eight years now, they have been instrumental in the building of over 300 event entrepreneurs, whose companies are spread across Nigeria. They are specialized in all different event training such as catering, decoration etc. They don’t stop at teaching people only how to plan events, they teach basic business strategies, those that have made them stand out in this business. They liaise with facilitators from other event planning school to help you build your own profile also. Since they are regarded as
Address: 3C Complex 7 St. Finbarrs Road Akoka, Yaba.
- Wow Connect Event: they started out in 2007 to help build events from conception to completion. They also have been known to arrive in the oddest of moments when called upon to change the face of any brand to something the consumers would need. At their school, they have been known to have trained a lot of event planners, who are doing very well in the business also. They train people on how to create a fresh connection that opens consumers to any company they are working for to see them with a new look.
Address: Hall 6, Gacoun Plaza, 23 Road, Festac Town, Amuwo Odofin, Lagos.
- Epicenter Global Event: known for varieties of event planning such as meetings, tradeshows, conferences, seminars, holiday parties, road shows etc., they have become one of the best event planning school in Nigeria. Many other schools have invited their team to be a facilitator at their own business school. They teach and encourage their students to learn the various aspect of this business. They make them learn how to take the stress off their various clients and help them organize events they will never forget in their life.
Address: 1 Adekunle Owobiyi, Off Oladele Khadiri Behind Excellent Hotel, Ogba, Ikeja, Lagos.
- Blossom Institute of Catering: located in Lagos, they are vast in the knowledge of teaching and catering that have been known to be top notch among others. They give training on cookery, cooking, food retailing, Cake designing, business activities etc. More so, they teach the arts of culinary, the arts of pastry and sugar, arts of designing crafts etc.
Address: Grammer School Bus stop, Ojudu, 8 Olaleke Taiwo St. Ikeja.
- Haven of Imagination: this events planner is one of the top-notch event planners in Nigeria, who have taken it upon themselves to give a monthly training of event planning. It has experiences that have lapsed five years and have been able to produce more than 250 event planners. The facilitators equip their students with the foundation and the advanced knowledge of starting out as a professional in the job. With access to onsite training, they offer two weeks training per time.
Address: No. 18, Bamgbopa Street, Off-Eletu- Odivo Street, Abule-Ijesha, Lagos.
- Balloon Academy: This event planner is skilled in the act of making balloons. What makes any man manly and stand out is the fact he does what others rarely find time to do. This company has been known to be in the business of supplying great balloon designs. The teachers also are also involved in the making of beads and jewelry. They are so knowledgeable about making balloons that people throng to learn at their feet on the art of making balloon design.
Address: 56 Opebi Road, Ikeja, Lagos.
- Lulu Event and Planning: this is another event planning trainer that has gone out of its way to train the best event planners that could ever be. The tutors and trainers ensure that their focus is on the quality of the services provided and not the quantity.
Address: 2, Osunlalu Street, Oke-Ira, Aguda, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.
- Excel Vifem Vocations: This vocational school is into Cake Making and Decoration, Ankara Craft, Sugar Craft Bags and Footwears made of beads. They are into several teachings, and for that, they have fixed a different day for different classes such as Printing Classes, Sugarcraft classes, Edible Sculpting Classes, Human bust cake classes etc. However, because they always want to have the best of class, some of their classes have limitation to the number of participants. They also teach Beginner and Intermediate classes.
Address: 101, Dopemu road, Alhaja Sifau bus stop, Dopemu, Agege, Lagos, Nigeria.
- Top Bridge Vocational Catering School: they have made themselves available to teach innovative catering and hotel management. They see themselves as ones that have prepared to equip the next generations of event planners in Nigeria. They aim at building great entrepreneurs who would bring a new way to looking at event planning in Nigeria. With their training, the students are sure to get techniques many do not have in the art of hotel management.
Address: 1, Oluwole Oladejo Street, Off Odozi Street, Ojodu, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.
- Ritetrac Consulting Nigeria: This industry is known as one of the most extravagant ones in Nigeria. They have planned their course to enhance any theoretical knowledge you might have of the course. They would provide you with all the skills you need to establish, and run the most creative event management company.
Address: Block 1, Suite 14, Powa Plaza checking point, Nyanya, Abuja, FCT.