Gbemisola Ope

Gbemisola is One of Nigeria’s Top Event Managers- with over 15 years’ experience. She has successfully handled weddings, corporate, social events for top private individuals and corporate organizations. An Alumni of the prestigious Queen’s College, Yaba, Lagos and the University of Houston, Texas in the United States of America. Gbemisola started her professional and business experience in Advertising (Chicago, Illinois) as a Public Relations Associate, moved on to First Data Corporation (Houston, Texas) as Customer Service Manager & Senior Customer Service Corporate Trainer. She went on to join Trafalgar Energy Holding LLC (Houston, Texas) as a Human Resources Consultant before relocating to the United Kingdom to join City & Guilds (London, United Kingdom) as a Human Resources Consultant. She relocated finally to Nigeria where she setup OMEGA EVENTS in 2004 and has led her team since then.

Her Professional and Business Experience to Date Covers Events Management, PR, Human Resources, Customer Relations, Budget and Procurement. Gbemisola was awarded by APPOEMN for her contribution to the events industry. This passion for the industry has led her to partner with one of the foremost event planners in Nigeria by setting up a training school – The Event Training School. Recently Named One Of The Top 30 Event Planners In Africa By The Dubai Tourism. She and her other Colleagues In Nigeria Were Specially Invited to Dubai By His Royal Highness King Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Of The United Arab Emirates. Her company Omega Events was named Top 5 African Event Planning Company 2019 by Destination Wedding Congress (DWP). Gbemisola has been featured in various publications which includes but not limited to The Punch, Thisday, Guardian, The Sun, Daily Independent etc. She has also been featured by various TV discussing the event industry growth, plans, entrepreneurship and generally inspiring colleagues. She is a Public Speaker and has given lectures at various Seminars and conferences. She created and has hosted the Event Industry Conference TEIC which is in its 4th year. The Conference is a National Annual event that brings together the African Event Industry & foreign colleagues/speakers for an invaluable opportunity to share research and information; to showcase products and services; and to create and strengthen partnerships.

Gbemisola is a founding Board of APPOEMN (Association of Professional Party Organizers and Events Managers of Nigeria) and Current President serving her second term undisputed. She was re-elected as the APPOEMN President, a testament to her leadership and dedication to service. In all of these her love for the corporate world has kept her there as she is also Head of Human Resources Nigeria & Ghana for Global Multinational IT Group a role she has held for the past 5 years.

Gbemisola has a daughter and likes to travel, cook and watch TV.