MIPAN Holds Patron’s Day On Monday


The Media Independent Practitioners Association of Nigeria, MIPAN, is set to hold her annual Patron’s Day on Monday, June 13, 2022.

The MIPAN Patron’s Day is a social gathering for members of the association where they meet  to celebrate achievements over the year and network.

MIPAN, since its establishment in 1999 has been known to promote training and advancement of the knowledge and education of media independent practitioners on media advertising and marketing matters. 

The event commences from 12pm to 5pm at The Sheba Event Center, No. 20, Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way Ikeja and according to the organisers it is open to all players in the Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) industry, including media vendors and brand owners where MIPAN will treat its staff, management, stakeholders, friends, and family to a funfair.

A statement on the official Instagram handle of the association read, “It is almost time again this year!!!!! Who is ready for another amazing MIPAN Patron’s Day. Only a few days left, remember don’t forget to get your energy up and ready to have fun.”

The 2021 edition of the Patron’s Day focused on the theme of “One Media.”

The event had in attendance some of the Patrons of MIPAN including Dr. Biodun Sobanjo (Chairman of Tryoka Holdings), Alhaji Bello Kankarofi (formal Registrar of APCON), Mr Ayo Oluwatosin (Founding MD/CEO of Starcom Media West Africa), Chief Mrs. Iquo Ukoh (former Executive Director Marketing Service’s at Nestle Foods PLC). Other distinguished guests included Mr. Tunji Adeyinka, current President EXMAN, Dr. Ken Onyali-Ikpe, immediate past President of MIPAN, HRH Kabiyesi Oba Ayo Kupoluyi, MIPAN EXCO members and Heads of Agencies.

The MIPAN President, Femi Adelusi, spoke about the timeliness of the event and the need for stronger cooperation and collaboration among media agencies and indeed between all sectoral bodies in the marketing communications industry in Nigeria.

He referenced the AISOP guideline released by APCON and the need for all sectoral bodies to work together for its successful implementation.  

He encouraged continued engagement with those who have some concerns with certain areas of the guideline with the goal of building a stronger sustainable and progressive business environment and a healthy marketing communications industry.

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