The lead Brand Analyst, BrandXchange and Convener, Consumers Value Awards, Akonte Ekine and the Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) are among the leading voices in global consumer issues scheduled to attend the 2023 Consumers Global International Congress holding in Nairobi, Kenya.
The global consumer advocacy event which is held every four years, is slated to start tomorrow 06 – 08 December, will discourse the theme: “Building a resilient future for consumers”.
The Consumers International Global Congress will bring together the consumer movement with leading influencers from across business, civil society and academia to tackle pressing global issues and protect consumers worldwide.
According to the Convener of Nigeria’s Consumer Awards, the Global Congress is a pivotal event for those committed to improving the lives of consumers, hence BrandXchange as the organisers of the most respected and integrity-centric consumer awards in Nigeria cannot afford to miss opportunities such global event provides.
“In 2023, marketplace actors will come together to understand the lived experience of consumers in and outside of crises and build a resilient future for people and planet”, such a wonderful and insightful discussion will have a lot of inferences for the Nigerian consumer and the entire ecosystem as the world is more that ever before a global stage, explained the Chief Brand Analyst.
Aside from the above motivation for attending such global conference, Akonte Ekine further disclosed, “The consumer is the ‘reason of being’ for every business. Therefore, a player worth his or her weight in gold must be willing and ready to take learning and up his ante always.
That’s why as the leading lights and corporate leaders in Consumer issues and advocacy in Nigeria, BrandXchange and the FCCPC have their delegates attending the Nairobi, Kenya global conference. The conference holds once every four years and offers seamless opportunities.
BrandXchange the 2nd edition of its Consumer Value Awards last September where Consumers Voted 52 Brands as deserving of the CVA “Badge of Honours”. The CVA 2023 theme: “Consumer Satisfaction Index” was exhaustively discussed at the conference.
Key stakeholders who attended the CVA 2023 include Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission; Babatunde Irukera, Executive Vice Chairman/CEO Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) and Professor Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye, Director General of the National Food Drug Administration Control Agency (NAFDAC).
Others are Dr Lekan Fadolapo, Director-General, Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ARCON) and Sola Salako-Ajulo, a consumer-advocacy Champion and Member, Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
The organisers 2023 Consumers Global International Congress said “We are proud to hold the Congress in the African continent and to work with our supporting partners, including the Government of Kenya, through the Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK), and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Competition Commission, and it’s supporting partner, Competition Authority of Kenya.