Cocktails & Dresses, a convergence of African shoppers, celebrities, fashion designers and enthusiasts, is set to hold its third edition.

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“After two fantastic editions of unparalleled success, we are pleased to announce that Cocktails and Dresses is taking a giant leap forward,” said a statement by the organisers.

The semi-annual event which promotes African-made fashion products is scheduled to hold on Sunday, May 7, at Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria.

“Cocktails & Dresses 2017 will host over 2,000 attendees inclusive of over 50 fashion & beauty brands & manufacturers across Africa, over 50 notable personalities in government & leading industries and most importantly YOU.”

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Themed ‘Innovation Edition’, the line-up of speakers consists of notable personalities in government, industry, entertainment, technology, fashion and beauty.

“We can’t wait to unleash the agenda,” said CEO of Dressmeoutlet.com, Olatorera Oniru.

Previous speakers at Cocktails & Dresses include former presidential candidate, Pat Utomi, senator Ben Murray Bruce, first lady of Lagos state, Bolanle Akinwunmi; Lagos state commissioner for women affairs, Lola Akande; CEO of Sony Music Africa Michael Ugwu, CEO of Zippy Logistics Kabir Shagaya, among others.

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The official hashtag for the 2017 Innovation Edition is #CND2017.



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