10X Thrive Conference: How 2 African women living on 2 continents rocked the business world for 2 days

The 2-day 10X Thrive Conference has hosted career professionals, entrepreneurs and business leaders from some of the most successful companies in the world.

Press release

March 15, 2022 7:00 a.m. EDT

LONDON, England, March 15, 2022 (Newswire.com) –
50 speakers. Over 5,000 participants, over 10,000 tweets and other social media posts. For two days, the 10X Thrive conference dominated social conversations as thought leaders from some of the world’s most successful companies shared practical advice for thriving in the next normal.

From business growth to personal development to financing startups, the conference covered topics relevant to entrepreneurs and career professionals looking to achieve meaningful results in their areas of interest.

And it all started with a simple conversation between two women residing on two continents: Omawumi Ogbe and Rachel Onamusi.

Rachel Onamusi is CEO of London-based VN Sync, a full-service marketing agency with expertise in all aspects of media, with a particular focus on developing and implementing digital media strategies.

Omawumi Ogbe is the Managing Partner of one of Nigeria’s fastest growing PR and communications agencies, GLG Communications, which helps global brands leverage communications for success.

“We are in the trenches ourselves and have witnessed many changes in today’s work environment and the consequences on our lives, our families, the perception of our careers and work-life balance” , Ogbe said during his welcome speech. .

“Working with others, we’ve come to understand how these changes have altered the dynamics of the work and business environment and why those who want to thrive must change their ways,” Onamusi continued.

Some of the speakers who have joined across Africa, Europe, North America, Asia and Australia include renowned life coach – Lanre Olusola; Award-Winning Actress – Dakore Egbuson-Akande; Growthpreneur and former CEO of IHS Rwanda – Azeez Amida; Director, VMware Australia and New Zealand – Olga Specjalska; vice president of innovation at Iron Mountain in Silicon Valley, Nicole Reineke; and 11-year-old US National Chess Master Tanitoluwa Adewumi, among others.

Ogbe hinted at the reason for the success of the event, stating. “We designed 10X Thrive so that speakers could touch on relevant topics in a meaningful way. There were no formal speeches or presentations, just effective advice meant to be implemented immediately.”

Their strategy proved effective as the event hashtag topped the Twitter table in Nigeria, South Africa, UK and a few other countries for 48 hours with over 9 million likes. people affected.

Due to this success, the duo revealed that they are already working on other events for the year, with the 2023 conference in mind. “We are fueling the rest of 2022 with exciting activities planned, including a free high profile women’s event on March 24.and to commemorate International Women’s Day at https://bit.ly/10xwomen,” Onamusi said. “We are currently talking with interested brands who have reached out and are happy to speak with organizations who are passionate about growth. They can email [email protected], as we continue to gear up and make an impact.”

Source: 10X Prosperous