About NEA

The Organisers of NEA-UK:


Vanessa Oluwole is an International Events Planner and the Creative Director of LvLv Events. She is a trainer, Business Coach & Mentor to Event Mgt. Business Owners and Organiser of Int’ll Women of Power Business Show & Promotion. A Chartered Event Planner with ISO 9001 and Prince 2 Project Management qualified.

She works with people via the media of tailor-made training programs and workshops to build their confidence and self-esteem, to fulfill their destiny by empowering them with financial and business information to support their businesses. Vanessa has over 1000 events covered since 1998 and 500 since 2008 in UK with her team. She is married and mother to 2 lovely girls. Vanessa is the Chief Coordinator and Anchor for the NEA –UK and Director of IT and Promotions.



Jummy Ariyo  is the CEO of Splendour Events Design Company; a Wedding and Special Events Planning and Management company. After 13 years, she left a Finance Management position with the Metropolitan Police Service, London,  to make a career of a long time passion for parties and events planning and organisation – an interest she developed since her student days in University of Benin, Nigeria where she studied French Education

Jummy has attended several Events Decoration courses and also she obtained a Wedding and Special Events Design Diploma with the UK Academy of Wedding & Events planning. Since forming her company, she has received several styling and coordinating commissions for weddings, birthday parties and Award Nights including  the prestigious Gathering of Africa’s Best (GAB) Awards 2013 & 2014.

Jummy is a keen Social and Professional Networker, and a Public Relations and Marketing practitioner. She is a veteran Broadcaster from the OGTV,  Abeokuta studios with some added experience in radio broadcasting.  She is a radio chat show presenter with NaijaFM and a blogger at Baronessj.com

Jummy is also the founder of the Sistas and Divas Evening – an annual female social networking and fundraising event.

Jummy is Co-Founder/Director of Guests Management, Sponsorship and Partnership Relations, and Social Media Marketing for the NEA-UK.




Click to listen to their interview on Fusion Plus TV: http://fusionplustv.com/videos-on-demand/video/latest/nigerian-events-awards-2013