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What

We understand it’s really hard for small companies to achieve a real sense of glamour and excitement feeling because of cost, but with The Unofficial Christmas Party, we’re pretty sure you can have the best night of the year at a fraction of the price.

Our parties will typically include a four-course meal, entertainment and after-dinner party. Some other reasons to participate include:

  • The chance to party in unusual and stunning locations.
  • Affordable and incredible value for money.
  • A good night out into a truly memorable occasion.
  • Raised staff morale by doing something different.
  • Gorgeous themes, fabulous entertainment, big and elaborate show!
  • An end of year celebration rewards that motivates the hard working individuals in the company and provides a much needed sense of closure for the year’s activities.
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When & Where

Date: 15th December, 2017
Time: 6pm
Venue: The Landmark Centre, Water Corporation Road, Lekki Peninsula

Tickets

Single Ticket:
NGN80,000
Single VIP:
NGN100,000
Table for 10:
NGN750,000

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Latest News

Owambe If You Dare: Sir Shina Peters, Adekunle Gold, Bez, Brenda, Ik Osakioduwa and DJ Obi Shut Down The Unofficial Christmas Party 2016

Fully charged cranes, metal strips being knocked against each other, drapes flowing down from the ceiling, lights, speakers, stanchions, moin-moin leaves in vases, multi-toned lounge seats, and the fusion of African print patterns transformed The Landmark Centre on December 16th as The Unofficial Christmas Party hosted business magnates, corporate executives and their teams, media influencers and industry professionals to an amazing night of celebration of exceptional employees and a unique Christmas experience like never before.

 

The highly anticipated event kicked off with guests being welcomed with a 15% discount card courtesy of Air France and a 10% discount card courtesy of Fashpa. In line with the theme of the third edition of TUCP, everyone stepped up their aso-ebi game with modern and fashionable Ankara outfits sewn with the complimentary Ankara fabric that accompanied the delicately handcrafted Ankara-themed invitation box and acrylic access cards.

 

Guests marveled at the beauty of Yoruba culture as the hostesses led them through the history tunnel decorated with vintage Owambe pictures which made a unique red carpet experience. As they sipped on cocktails and champagne courtesy of Diageo and Bollinger, people mingled, old friends reconnected, and recounted the year’s happenings. A big hit at the pre-dinner reception was the exciting Owambe mirror booth, for photos and videos courtesy of Photogenic Photobooth.

 

At 8pm, dinner was served in a relaxed, beautifully decorated and illuminated ambience, guests were treated to finger-licking local delicacies prepared by KOTS Catering. Sumptuous Nigerian inspired desserts were served afterwards by SALT Lagos. IK Osakioduwa made a grand entrance donning his very first agbada as he danced alongside traditional drummers in aso-oke. He moderated the event, mingled among the guests and made sure a good time was had by all.

 

The entertainment kicked off with a thrilling performance by Brenda (The Voice Nigeria) and was followed by the “Employee of the Year” awards – where the most exceptional employees were rewarded with vouchers from Jumia, Café Neo and HC Bonum. The best dressed individuals at the event also won shopping vouchers from Ethnik by Tunde and Fashpa. Next up was the CEO gele tying competition as CEOs from different firms went head to head (literally) on stage to win one night for two at the Wheatbaker Hotel. By popular vote, Mr. Lanre Onasanya CEO of HC Bonum was crowned gele champion.

 

The entertainment continued with a choir performance by Demola Olota’s band, guests were reminded of the magic of Christmas and were in high spirits as Bez took to the stage and dazzled with an electrifying performance of his hit song “Stupid song”.

 

Up next was the most anticipated competition for the evening, the Lip sync battle; teams were still practicing their routines at the event and they put on a great performance – one team were so good, they got Tiwa Savage on stage to spice up their performance! Again, the HC Bonum team showed us what true team spirit means, as they were crowned the winners, taking the trophy from Interactive CT, the previous year’s winners and were awarded N100,000 courtesy of No Surprises Events.

 

Dinner ended with the raffle draw, with Ikenna Bende of Ink Business Design and Folu Akindele of Cobblestone winning “ Café Neo Vouchers worth N8,000” and a “one night stay for two including lunch ” at the Wheatbaker Hotel. The most anticipated award for the night, a business class return ticket to Europe courtesy of sponsors Air France KLM was won by Tola Talabi of Elektron Petroleum.

 

The after party was a party like no other. Adekunle Gold got the party started and no one was prepared for Sir Shina Peters performance, he took the guests back to the 80s, 90s and right back to 2016. The dancing didn’t stop as the remarkable DJ Obi took over delivering non-stop amazing Owambe music till 3am.

 

The Unofficial Christmas Party 2016 was an incredible experience, and an Owambe party like no other!

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BellaNaija, INK Business Design, Kelechi Amadi-Obi and others team up to produce the most amazing party of the year!

We are proud to announce our new partners for the 2016 edition of The Unofficial Christmas Party!!! They are… *drumroll*

• Mania
• Kots Catering
• Guardian
• Nakenohs
• BellaNaija
• Inkhearts Studio
• INK Business Design
• Landmark Centre
• Kelechi Amadi-Obi

They have pledged their allegiance to give you the best Christmas gift you could ask for – the perfect way to end your year and genuinely look forward to what 2017 has to offer.

More partners are still coming on board! You can be one too – call 08162908378
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2016 Theme Announcement

The Unofficial Christmas Party in its third year running has announced the theme for 2016 and it’s OWAMBE!

It’s official the theme this year is Owambe!

“Owambe” is a large, grandiose party thrown by Nigerians anywhere in the world,  that involves a lot of food, dancing, loud music, and spraying(Nigerian term meaning the act of throwing money on a dancing person).

 

There are often numerous guests, and usually the guests are divided into groups according to their aso ebi (uniform – some people might wear white and blue, some gold and red, etc). These parties take days and sometimes weeks and months of preparation, and have been known to block entire streets and roads, especially in Lagos, Nigeria.

Watch this space as we update you on all the lovely surprises we have in store!

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Banky W, Waje, Timi Dakolo & More thrill Corporate Organisations at the 2015 Unofficial Christmas Party

 

The Unofficial Christmas Party treated guests, clients and employees from over 50 organisations to a night to remember at the New Landmark Centre on Friday 12th December.

BN brought you first photos but just had to show you the event in its full glory this time.

The second edition of the event, showed companies a new meaning to the term “end of year party” with a James Bond inspired event and performances from A­-list celebrities. The tone of the evening with great attention to detail, from the opulent interior inspired by the 007 James Bond series to the very glamourous Red Carpet followed by a sit down dinner and a celebrity filled after party.

As guests were ushered into the glamorous dining room, complete with amazing decor and table centres provided by Newton and David, a superb 3 course Christmas meal prepared by celebrity chef Dr Robert (The Orchid Bistro) was served.

Rising music star, Lolo kicked off the evening with Christmas carols, and A­list comedian Bovi entertained the crowd. The Award Winning Cobhams and Nigeria’s female singing sensation Waje serenaded the crowd with amazing performances.

There were prizes and contests for participating companies like the lip-synching competition, awards for employees of the year, best dressed table and best dressed guest.

Commenting on 2015 TUCP,­ Funmi Victor Okigbo, Executive Producer of the event stated: “It has been wonderful to see how well The Unofficial Christmas Party has been received by SMEs, multinationals and individuals. This year was superb and exceeded my expectations. Christmas is a time of merriment and cheer and that is exactly what The Unofficial Christmas Party set out to do. I am extremely grateful to all our partners and guests and I look forward to planning 2016 with them all again.

Olu Akpata, Partner, Templars said ​ “This is my second year at The Unofficial Christmas Party, and this year I was extremely impressed by the entire event. The format of the event was compact and punchy, my team enjoyed the performances and it was a great opportunity to network and meet potential new clients. I highly recommend it to any organization looking for something different to do at Christmas”, he added.

Femi Odewummi, CEO, INK Business Designs said, “We are very proud of supporting a unique and well attended event and look forward to what The Unofficial Christmas Party has to offer next year”.

The after party which carried on till the early hours of the morning hosted a CEO lounge with partners Moet & Chandon and had 007 inspired cocktails provided specially by Belvedere. Banky W, Toni Tones, Tomi Odunsi and DJ Jimmy Jatt all featured at the after party as special guests.

 

 

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2016 Platform Partners

Email

info@theunofficialchristmasparty.com (Website Enquiry)

Phone

08162908378 / 08140171814

Address

#3b Ahmad Tijani Ottun Street,
Off Victoria Arobieke
Lekki phase 1 Lagos

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