Previous Events


African-Caribbean Health Day

Holby City Actor Hugh Quarshie & Levi Roots join the line-up of speakers on

Date: Saturday 20 February 2016

Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Sq, London W1G 0RN


Paceworking 10th Anniversary & Awards 2015

Hosted by Sam Onigbanjo and Yinka Olivia Essien. Speakers included Mrs Rose Mordi, the President of Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria, Amb John Fashanu - ex-footballer and Dr Wanle Akinboboye - CEO of La Campayne Tropicana Beach Resort.














The Magna Carta 800th Anniversary event

Organised by Paceworking and D. Peter Herbert OBE, Chair Society of Black Lawyers - The importance of Human Rights with a focus on the past, present and future held at University College London. Speakers: Courtenay Griffiths QC, Annetta H Verin (US Judge), D. Peter Herbert OBE, Imran Khan, David Neita and Seye Aina


Paceworking events supporting the Down’s Syndrome Foundation, Nigeria

Key speakers included Mrs Rose Mordi, the President of DSFN, Penny Green Director of the Downs Heart Group, Lady Verma of the House of Lords, Dayo Olomu a motivational speaker, Mark Dalgety the CEO of Dalgety Teas, Debbie Ariyo OBE - President of Africans Unite Against Child Abuse, Mr Paul Zanon the Director of the Down’s Syndrome Association UK and Dr Jill Ellis - Consultant Community Paediatrician.


International Women's Day

Paceworking Celebration of International Women’s Day has been an annual event supported by wonderful speakers such as: Mrs Folorunso Alakija ‘the richest woman in Africa’ and Founder of the Rose of Sharon Charity for Widows; Yinka Essien Founder of Life4Widows, Iyamide Thomas – Sickle Cell Society, Beverley De Gale OBE the Founder of Africa Caribbean Leukaemia Trust (ACLT); Celine Loader Advisor to the Central Bank of Nigeria; the Mayor of Enfield Kate Anolue; HE Mrs Joke Orelope-Adefulire, the Deputy Governor Lagos State, Nigeria; Eryca Freemantle, Global Beauty Ambassador for Women of Colour; Dr Yvonne Thompson CBE - President of the European Federation of Black Women Business Owners; Leisha Beardmore a policy adviser at the United Nations; Amina Salihu the Co-Director Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund; Beverly Johnson - CEO & MD JLB Shipping International & Bola Fatimilehin - Head of Diversity at Royal Academy of Engineering amongst others.


Conferences & Seminars

The Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference, London.

An event organised with ESQ, with key speakers from the CBN, EFCC, Sahara Group and the Law Society in attendance.

-Partnerships for Growth Women’s Conference held in London. A Conference organised with leading networks including ACBN and GWIIN.

-Cedar Micro-finance Bank Nigeria, London Seminar. Key speakers included the CEO, Managing Director and Board Members of Cedar MFBank.


Development & Finance Forum Conferences held in London, Washington and New York organised by Financial Nigeria and Paceworking.

Key speakers have included Ceo’s and representatives from Nexim, FMBN, Access Bank UK, Intercontinental Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank UK & the Africa Business roundtable, Razia Khan - VP Africa Region, Standard Chartered, Kem Ihenacho – Partner Clifford Chance and Dr Ken Ife.


Paceworking Concert hosting the US Group

Shalamar featuring Howard Hewett, Jeffrey Daniel and Carolyn Griffey.


Paceworking Fashion Shows

Hosting top Designers such as Adebayo Jones Couture, Nkwo, BeYouT and Shollyjay.


Paceworking Film screenings


A screening of an award winning Film ‘Critical Assignment’

Written by Tunde Babalola and starring Michael Powers, Richard Mofe-Damijo and Buki Ajayi. Followed by Q&A with Mr Babalola.


A screening of a documentary on Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Followed by a Q & A session. Event at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Pall Mall and organised with the BFM Club.


Networking events

  • Business talks and presentations
  • Motivational Speakers
  • Promotions
  • Networking and interactive sessions


Leadership & Business Conferences held in London

With business leaders and professionals in attendance.


An audience with US Guest Speakers:

- Linda Parker Pennington, the Director of Talent Management Google Inc.

-Judge Annetta Verin, the President of the Birmingham Alabamba Inns of Court.

-Mozella Ademiluyi a Nigerian-American Poet.


Briefing Sessions

  • Enterprise Exhibition & Trade mission briefings in London and Lagos.
  • Bank of Industry Nigeria briefing held in London - organised with Compass Consulting.
  • British Nigeria Law Forum (BNLF) networking evening, London.
  • BME Health Forum Seminar providing health and travel advice, London.
  • The Cloud 7 and the Nigerian Stock Exchange held in Italy, Malta & Tunisia with seminars, briefings, together with a showcase of Nigerian fashion and entertainment.
  • Fashion with Fame Fashion Showcase hosted with Fin Afrik, held at Terra Kulture, Lagos.
  • African-Caribbean Health Day, London.
  • A Human Resources and National Training Briefing organised with UK Skills in London.


4 & 5 June 2013

Nigeria Development & Finance Forum Conference & Gala Dinner (NDFF USA) organised by Financial Nigeria & Paceworking



5 March 2013

Paceworking Conference Celebrating International Women's Week.

Theme:Agents of Change: Women Organisations, Women Leaders & Mothers.

IWW Speakers: Dr Karen Brewer, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija ' The Richest Woman In Africa', Celine Loader Central Bank of Nigeria, Yinka Essien, Beverley De-Gale OBE & Mayor London Borough of Enfield - Cllr Kate Anolue.


27 October 2012

The Paceworking Tea Party 'Stand Up For Downs' with Spoken Word Artistes & Singer Shady Blue supporting the Downs Syndrome Foundation Nigeria & the Downs Heart Group UK



22 September 2012

Sponsored Event: Nigerian Entertainment & Lifestyle Awards, NEL Awards 2012



24 & 25 May 2012

Nigeria Development & Finance Forum Conference & Dinner 2012 organised by Financial Nigeria & Paceworking



9 March 2012

Paceworking Celebrates International Women's Week 2012



28 Oct 2011


Sponsored Event: Nigerian Entertainment & Lifestyle Awards, NEL Awards



13 Aug 2011


The Paceworking Tea Party & Fashion Show 2011 supporting the Down's Syndrome Associations of Nigeria & the UK.

Speakers: The Rt Hon Lady Verma, Mrs Rosemary Mordi, President of the Down's Syndrome Association of Nigeria, Mr Paul Zanon, Director at the Down's Syndrome Association UK, Mr Mark Dalgety, Dalgety Teas & Caribbean Products UK. A Fashion Showcase of the latest collection from Designers Adebayo Jones Couture & Lyze Hats.


18 March 2011

Paceworking Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference

Theme: Trends and Developments in developing effective Anti-Money Laundering Controls

Speakers: Dr Gbenga Oduntan, Kent University; Aaron Stephens, Senior Associate, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP; Philip Hackett QC, Argent Chambers; Emma Oettinger, Law Society England and Wales; Zia Ullah, Partner, Pannone LLP; Mrs Farida Waziri, Chairman, Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC); Dr Chris Chukwu, Central Bank of Nigeria; Mr Yemi Johnson, Open Spaces,UK & Tonye Cole, Sahara Group


Tea Party



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