okra eXpress hosts series of multinational events bringing togetherinvestors, and targeted major players from industry and government with a particular emphasis on making more effective investments in developingworldmarkets. At okra eXpress, we pride ourselves on offering unique PR, media and event services with a focus on quality, high professional standards, legal and business ethics.okra eXpress was launched in 2007 by Bertha Oluwole, an astute and highly respected creative, original, innovative PR practitioner, a unique and credible researcher, a well informed and better briefed internationalrelations and business intelligence specialist, who is also a script writer, a lady of great letters, and a trained mediator with charming sense of humour. Bertha is a postgraduate executive MBA professional with an excellent degree of people management, interpersonal and soft skills. Bertha's practical experience is underscored by her diverse qualifications in journalism - media law, politics (major), with European studies, law, general and strategic business management and languages.The services at okra eXpress are aligned with quality. okra eXpress cuts a slice across the globe offering innovative services quite heartily with great ease,care and distinction.
Get a swift plug in at okra eXpress. GetConnected - To StayWellConnected at okra eXpress
Polite update: okra eXpress is correctly spelt using lower case except for theX in eXpress. Red and Green are
the corporate colours at okra eXpress. Incidentally, the colour green
is highlyassociated with environmentalsustainability. okra eXpress is carbonfriendly and runs a London based paperless office offering PR,
media and eventspecialist services with a difference.
As usual okra eXpressevents will follow the
style of format as highlighted
Agenda – okra
eXpress willpressaheadwith the set order of play as
laid out below
6 pm Guests arrive to network,
meet andgreeteach other
Presentations - Short talks in a nutshell
7.30 pm Networking interact over drinks and
8 pm – Event Closes
Polite update: As usual, okra eXpress will runthe fascinating discussions till 7.30 pm (for emphasis the discussions at the okra eXpress events will run for one hour). Please refer to the set agenda highlighted above. okra eXpresswill invite a minimum of four globalformidablespeakers and industryexperts who will all speak in super quick time to allow for a maximum number of questions and answers.
Incidentally, the photos below are extraordinary photos taken at okra eXpress events inspired, project managed and hosted by okra eXpress.Alert: Copyright. okra eXpress owns the copyright of the photographs below unless stated otherwise.At okra eXpress our timing is always impeccable. Guests are verywelcome to arrive at 6pm. Guest will be asked to be seated by 6.29pm and the discussion will start at 6.30pm and run for one hour.
okra eXpresswill round up the hourbrilliantlywell.
Wedo not intend running the fascinating discussion beyond 7.30pm. Arriving home every night after 9pm is not late, However, it maybe late somehow to chillax and have a private life.
Mobile phone etiquette/manners: Please respect the presence of the guests at our events. The okra express presenter will ask the audience to switch off their mobile phones.
Mobile phone behaviour: Final question very briefly. Should the
audience switch off their mobile phones between 6.29pm and 7.30pm? Yes, it is a resounding yes. It is so simple and straight forward thing to do.
The okra eXpress presenter will sk the audience to switch off their mobile phones. We respect the
presence of the guests at our events and it is as simple as that. We always keep things simple with greateaseandjoy too!
If you would like to ask a question, please simply raise your hand to attract the attention of theokraeXpresspresenter and to catch his / her eyes with greatease.
If you are called upon to ask a question, or to make a brief statement of added valueto give flesh to thediscussion, please stay within your time limit allocated to you by theokraeXpresspresenter.Please be aware that pressure may be on to keep questionsveryveryshort,simpleand straight forward.
TheokraeXpresspresentermay decideto have a preliminary indicationfrom the audienceby symbol device ofraisedhand, howmany question, before he/she ask the last formidable Globalspeakers and Industryexperts to speak there are likely to be.
We do hope that there will be ample ofopportunityfor realdialogue to emerge during the Q & A session we would have after thecontributionshavebeencompleted.
We areonlykeenly interested in swift,
punchy and straightto thepointfrank talks to addvaluetothediscussions.
Pleaserefrainfrom trying to get the last word in. Indeed, the
eXpresspresenterwillinvite you to speak when he/she feels it is theappropriate time slot for you to addflesh to the bones andcrediblevalue to thediscussion.We are onlyintrigued to swiftlypress aheadwithhonest contributionsto addvalueand fleshtothediscussions.
We arekeenthat there shouldbea dialogue, becauseeveryone in the room would have something to contribute quite frankly
We dohope that there will be ample of opportunity for realdialogueto emerge during theQ & A session we would have after the contributionshavebeencompleted.
We very much applaud the positive approach of guests who respectthepresence of the otherguests in the room at our events by asking veryshort question(s) using less words in a professional, politeand candidmanner at alltimes during the okra eXpress event.
At 7.30pm, guests will be given theopportunity to networking andinteract over drinks and nibbles.
Network andinteract over drinks and nibbles
Mea-culpa, (apologies), there will beno name badgesat theokraeXpressevents. Nevertheless, we wouldencouragesomething slightly moreprofoundwithgreatease.
Yes, of course, you can meet,greet, andinteractwithothersto establishnewlinks,strengthenandcementexisting ones.
Pleasedo notwaitto be introduced if youfeelable. Meetgreat and interact withothers
Timeisprecious, we will deliberatelyrefrainfrom spending our quality timedesigning, creatinganddistributingname badges.
Meet, greet, interactwithothers and share great practice with great ease and joy too!
Theglobalformidable speakers and industryexpertswill respond to whateverquestions they feelable to. Please be aware that guests arriving at theokraeXpresseventshortly after the eveningproceedingshavestarted may not beexpected to becalledupon toaska question during the Qand
A session orinteract and interrupt during
thediscussions at theokraeXpress events.
TheokraeXpresspresenterwillinvite theglobalformidable speakers and industryexperts to
roamuswidelyas their allocatedtimeslotallowsontheprinciplesthattheshorterthetime,the moreprovocatively generalit ispossibleto be.
The workinglanguage of the okra eXpress London events will beEnglish. And when we get to Brussels, as always the workinglanguage of the okra eXpressBrusselsevents will be English and French. okra eXpresswilldeploy resources, and hire English and Frenchtranslators and interpreters qualified and trained to interpret and translate to ensurethat the contents of the discussions at the events are not lost in translation.
You can of course exchange business cards if you wish at the events. Pleaserefrainfrom distributing items/
brochures, delegate packs, business plans, annual reports, annual reviews, at theokraeXpresseventswithoutpriorpermissionfromokraeXpress. Everheard of Intellectual Property - (IP)? Yourbusiness ideas are yourbusiness ideas, and they are your original and creative ideas and must be yours and not forothers.
Halt National and internationalobservers are beginning to noticeseriousviolations of IntellectualProperty.
Halt: Is your companyup to speedwithIntellectual Property? Intellectual Property is an unresolved area well worth looking at. Intellectual Propertyhas legal implications. Please
refrain from bringing your business plan, business reviews or annual reports,
brochures, or any other literature with you to our events, unless of course you
are invited to do so by okra eXpress.
So one isfully above board, there are extensive articleswell written by leading practitioners on all aspects of Intellectual Property. Please hold on to all your paperdistributions your end and pleasedo not distribute anything at our events other than your business cards.Thank you. Intellectual Property is an unresolved area well worth looking at. Intellectual Propertyhas legal implications.
National and Internationalobservers and legal experts are beginning to notice serious violations of Intellectual Property.
Is your company up to speedwithIntellectual Property?
National and Internationalobservers are taking notes of the violations of Intellectual Property. Is your company up to speed with Intellectual Property? Intellectual Propertyhas legal implications. The best time to act is now.
One final updatevery briefly. okra
eXpresswill kick start and set the event in motion bang on time at
6.30pm on the night of the event. At okra eXpress our timing is alwaysimpeccable. Guests are verywelcome to arrive at 6pm. Guestswillbeasked to be seated by 6.29pmandthediscussionswillstartat6.30pm and runforonehour. It takes grace to forgive so pleaseforgiveus for keepingthe pleasantries and introductions to a minimum. We would appreciate your kindunderstanding.
okra eXpresswillinvitethe audience to reflectonthetruththat if a questionhas been askedandanswered, wehave no obligationto ask the samequestion
much for your graciousunderstanding.
Thank you so very much. Have a great week. Lol + hugs, okra eXpress