Tolulope, one of Nigeria’s foremost Experiential Marketing professionals, has the honour of being one of the pioneer females in this field, having honed her skills and expertise since inception of this new marketing concept.
With almost two decades of Marketing Communications experience spanning Experiential Marketing, Event Management, and Brand Management & Marketing, she has been instrumental towards the achievement of many successful campaigns on behalf of big ticket clients.
Tolulope currently owns and runs Aster Integrated Marketing Limited (AIML), a marketing communications and experiential marketing agency where, as Lead, she is responsible for ensuring the development of bespoke experiential marketing solutions for a combination of private and public sector clients. Client base includes: British Council, Nokia (HMD Global), Sunking (Greenlight Projects), FlyFix (Erel Worldwide) and so any more.
Tolulope’s career experience spans through several top notch Experiential / Through the Line Agencies such as Brand Footprint Communication, FKG2 (Troyka Group) and Miss Commonwealth Organization. On client’s side, she also served as Consumer Development and Marketing Manager, Dansa Foods Limited, a subsidiary of Dangote Group.
Through the course of her career, she has worked on various accounts including MTN, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Multichoice, M-Net & Supersports, Miss Commonwealth (Nigeria & International), V-Mobile and Zain (now Airtel), Proctor & Gamble (P&G), British American Tobacco (BAT), First Inland Bank, Intercontinental Bank, Dansa Foods, and many other brands.
Early on in her career, she had a stint in broadcasting working with AIT, M- Net New Directions and UNFPA, Klink Studios and so many more.
Tolulope obtained her first degree in Dramatic Arts from the Obafemi Awolowo Univeristy, Ile- Ife, Nigeria. She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management consultants, an associate of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), full member of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIMN) as well as other sectorial / industry associations.
Tolulope is a member of EXMAN (Experiential Marketers Association of Nigeria) where she is currently serving as the first female Vice President (for the second time). She is also a member of WIMBIZ (Women In Management and Business and Public Service) where she was recently inducted as a life member.
She has also attended many development programmes in diverse areas.
She is a 2014 cohort graduate of China European International Business School (CEIBS) / WELA Programme, currently serving as a Council member of the CEIBS Nigeria, Alumni Body as well as Chairperson CEIBS Alumni, Nigeria Chapter Editorial Board.
She was one of 500 women selected to pioneer the EDC/Cherie Blair Foundation Road to Women’s Business Growth programme in 2016.
2018, she became a facilitator for LSETF after undergoing trainings with LBS / Lagos State. She’s also a Unido / HP certified trainer, currently volunteering with Lagos State as a facilitator for the RSW (ReadySetWork) programme.
She was WIMCA’s Female Experiential Marketing Professional of the year 2018. In 2020, one of Top 50 women in Marketing and Communications. Awarded as one of Africa Woman’s Leaders in 2020 by World Women Leadership Congress. Marketing Edge Outstanding Experiential Marketing Personality of The Year – 2020.
Currently serving as an inaugural faculty member of the ExperientialNG Marketing Academy (the first duly accredited certification programme in Events and Experiential Marketing for Nigeria and West Africa).
Tolulope volunteers with the ACT Foundation with her marketing communications expertise as well as The Slum2School project where she serves with the Graphics and Design Unit. Her other Social / Volunteer Initiatives include: Creator and presenter of BantzwithTee, a social initiative on Mental Wellbeing. BantzwithTee is a mental wellness podcast where everything relating to mental well-being is discussed – www.bantzwithtee.com as well as available on all podcast distribution channels and blog articles. Nurture to Nature – Founder and Mentor. Nurture to Nature is a Youth Enablement Movement.