WISH Africa Expo 2019, A Huge Success!
London came alive with African fashion et al at the WISH Africa EXPO 2019. The best and brightest minds from various African industries converged to connect, exchange ideas and relish the charm of Africa in the diaspora. The two-day event was held at Kensington Olympia in London.
The opening speech was given by the UK Minister of State for Africa, Harriet Baldwin MP. In her words, “WISH Africa is a fantastic showcase for the strength of the UK’s partnerships with so many African countries.”
The two-day conference showcased art, design, real estate, architecture, travel, food and drink, technology and fashion with installations from outstanding personalities and organizations such as Vlisco & Co, MOE+artArchitecture, Eva Sonaike, Yinka Shonibare and UNESCO.
Exhibiting at the Marketplace was 234, ZEY Fashion and a special collection by The Chris Ogunbanjo Foundation, Adara Foundation and Orange Culture.
The event was sponsored by Dangote Group, Vlisco & Co, Bank of Industry (BOI), Orange Island, Kuramo Capital Management and 21st Century Technology Limited.