ELOY Awards 2018 press conference took place on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Samantha’s Bistro, Ikoyi, Lagos.
According to the founder of ELOY Awards and Publisher of Exquisite Magazine while giving a brief run down on the history of ELOY Awards, Mrs Tewa Onasanya says “We are delighted to have the 10th year anniversary of ELOY Awards; it is a milestone for us. This year, we are having 21 categories, which is about five more categories than last year’s event.
Speaking further, Tewa noted ELOY Awards is hosted to celebrate uncelebrated women who are impacting lives and adding values in their little corners. While speaking on the expectations of the event, she said, “People should expect great fun from the prestigious ELOY Awards. The best event where ladies of all categories will be celebrated and the Dress-code is to show how audaciously iconic you can get with dressing”.
The General Manager for Lufthansa, Robin Sohdi, talked about why they have decided to sponsor ELOY Awards and their thoughts on the brand. Lush Hair representative, Sukhm Pannu also talked about why they have continually supported ELOY Awards and their excitement about ELOY Awards 10th Anniversary.
Annie Ekwere, representative of Martini, also spoke about why martini has continued to sponsor ELOY Awards over the years and the part they will be playing at this year’s edition.
For the first time, ELOY Awards will be awarding a man in the category called, ‘He4She Awards’, this category is targeted at men who help women to be their best.
Adeyinka Aderemi, a past winner of the On Air Personality category spoke about how winning ELOY Awards opened new doors for her she said “This is a very big event; I was shocked to be nominated last year and won. Thank you for starting this to recognize women and their exploits”.
This year’s nominees who were present also expressed their surprise and gratitude for being nominated for ELOY Awards.
According to them, they never knew anyone was watching them in their little corner and had decided to nominate them for such a prestigious award.
ELOY Awards 10th anniversary is themed, “The Year of Audacious Ambition, The Power is Hers” and is set to take place on Sunday, November 26, 2018 at the Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly intercontinental hotel).