The stage is now set once again to celebrate the best marketing efforts from Nigeria’s strongest brands. On November 11, by 5pm prompt at the Shell Hall, Muson Center, Lagos. ADVAN will be rewarding the innovation delivered by marketers who are at the cutting-edge of their profession through it awards for Marketing Excellence. The awards offer advertisers the opportunity to showcase marketing successes while providing the exciting occasion for networking and celebrating the hard work of the various marketing teams.

Over 80 entries received from organisations and individuals for the 2017 Awards in 13 categories, double the entries received for the 2016 edition.

The 2017 Judging panel comprised of the most seasoned industry professionals, which were:

Mrs. Abigail Ogwezzy Ndisika (Phd, mnipr arpa) Professor and Chevening Scholar, Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos.
Dr. Obiaya Ikechukwu Dean, School of Media & Communication (SMC)Pan- Atlantic University
Mrs. Elo Iyayi – Managing Director ShareMind Lagos
Mr. Lanre Adisa Managing Director Noah’ Ark Communications
Mr. Seni Ogunkola – Head of Marketing, 9Mobile Nigeria
Mr. Kehinde Salami- Chief Executive Officer Ideas House/President EXMAN and
Mr. Olaseni Fawehinmi- Corporates Services Manager UAC Nigeria

The ADVAN Awards for Marketing Excellence is undoubtedly the most respected Awards for Marketing Excellence in Nigeria; it has evolved over the years in response to new developments in marketing theory and practice, to reflect the growing appreciation of the critical role of marketing as the vital source of value creation for business. It provides the opportunity for organizations to gain a competitive advantage by having their projects, initiatives, contributions, products, and services recognised. The Awards’ provide the ultimate platform for improving brand awareness, loyalty, and retentions by increasing the respective recipients’ prestige. The ADVAN Awards winners are acknowledged as industry leaders and named the elite in their industry.