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Get Ready to Shop, Wine, Dine and Network at Cocktails & Dresses 2017: Africa’s Greatest Retail Experience

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 2,000 attendees inclusive of over 50 fashion and beauty brands and manufacturers across Africa, over 50 notable personalities in government and leading Industries and most importantly YOU. Black Carpet Starts at 12 noon. An event not to be missed, make it a date bringing along your favorite people glamorized in your most stylish made-in-Africa attire.

The line-up of speakers for this year’s Innovation Edition consists of highly notable personalities 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 include 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 Michael Ugwu, CEO of 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; the first-class gathering to network, eat, sip, mingle, shop and hear from some of Africa’s very best leaders. The 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. Click here to register.

To get in touch with regarding Cocktails & Dresses, please contact or call (+234) 9028817055.

See you at Cocktails and 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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