18th November, 2022
Ace TV host, Bolanle Olukanni has distinguished herself on the international stage by becoming the first African to host the Global International Advertising Association (IAA) Conference which was held in Bucharest, Romania.
She paired with BBC broadcaster, Kasia Madera at the conference which held at the Bucharest National Opera House witnessed by advertising practitioners and stakeholders drawn from across the world at the in-person international event.
The IAA is an umbrella organization that unites advertising practitioners spread over 77 countries across the world. IAA’s Creativity4Better Conference is currently the 6th edition in the history of the 84-year old international organization.
Bolanle has hosted a variety of TV shows and events in the past such as “Moments with Mo” and the “Juice.” Serving as the current host for “Trophy Extra Special Band.”
Sharing her enthusiasm about the opportunity, Bolanle said “It was such an honor to raise the Nigerian flag at such a prestigious event. The IAA is a global organization with extremely networked body that invites the top minds in the global advertising industry. It was an absolute pleasure host the conference and engage a highly diversified audience of professionals.“
IAA’s Diana Flutur, Global Conference Director noted, “Bolanle Olukanni is a poised compere. We had the opportunity to see her host the IAA Africa Rising Conference in 2021 (virtually) and we truly appreciated her sense of humor and amazing moderating skills.
We had the honor to invite Bolanle to join IAA Global Conference “Creativity4Better” 2022, in-person in Bucharest, as one of the hosts of the Conference. Ourselves, as the organizers, and our audience were impressed by her vibrant stage presence. We would like to extend our gratitude to Bolanle Olukanni, for accepting to be part of this global event.”