BY OYE AGUNBIADE &KAYODE ANIMASAUN
PSQUARE has become a household name in event management and Bridal Creations in Ondo state and beyond.
When you think about having a successful event which will remain indellible in the minds of guests and also become a talk of the town in years to come, PSQUARE EVENTS AND BRIDALS readily comes to mind.
The story of the young, talented, creative, philanthropic and beautiful woman behind the brand is that of GRASS to GRACE as Mrs Olayinka Micheal could best be described as an all time hussler having tried her hands on a variety of businesses including having a boutique and making of bridal wears, she is still actively involved in this.
The latest of the PSQUARE BRAND is a magnificent event centre and supermarket which proudly sits on the soil of Akure, Ondo state capital.
The gigantic edifice Named PSQUARE EMPIRE is located along Adegbola road and has other facilities such as bridal services ,decoration and rental services.
Adegbola, one of the heartbeats of Akure was agog on the day PSQUARE Empire was unveiled to the public as eminent personalities including captains of industry, popular event managers, successful event decor masters, respected clergymen and international speakers thronged the capital city, all for Mrs Olayinka Micheal’s PSQUARE EMPRIE.
At the ceremony, an international speaker and wife of the founder of Agape Christian Ministries, Rev Mrs. Funke Felix- Adejumo commended the Chief Executive Officer of PSQUARE Brand, Mrs Olayinka Michael for adding value to her environment and creating jobs for the unemployed youths.
In a remark, the Okeagbe Akoko born Mrs Michael said PSQUARE EMPIRE was established to address the increasing demands of consumers in Ondo state.
She added that despite importing goods from outside Ondo state, the prices of items at supermarket were very affordable.
Following the unveiling of the PSQUARE EMPIRE, the event centre hosted its first activity the second day and it was the PSQUARE Summit with the theme “MOVING TO MASTERY”
The summit According to the convener, Olayinka Micheal is an annual event aimed at equipping growing actors of the event industry with the needed ideas, initiatives, networking , exposure and tools to thrive on the job.
Secretary to Ondo State government, Princess Oladunni Odu while declaring the summit open was of the view that becoming an Expert in any given field is not only a function of hours put into work but the deliberate setting of goals to achieve success.
Princess Odu, who was the special guest at the event noted that attaining mastery may require facing uncomfortable situations but was confident that focusing on a skill and completing set goals would afford mastery.
She also enjoined individuals especially younger Nigerians venturing into event management to submit themselves for deliberate practice in their chosen skill.
Princess odu who commended the convenener of the summit said her interraction with her gave an assurance that a new set of event planners wiould emerge from the summit and become masters of their businesses.
One of the guests of honour at the event, the General manager Radio Nigeria, Positive FM Mr Tunde Abiodun, said the participants were lucky to have the best facilitators just as the convener had always displayed high level of creativity in her services.
In a keynote, Mrs Adeola Falomo exposed participants to numerous business check lists which included Rentals, food services, event decor among others noting that they could have streams of income but must have passion, be ready to lean, unlearn, relearn, be consistent and be led by God.
Other speakers, Bisi Sotunde, Nike Akinyemi, Mrs Kenny Olayinka, Kunle Adebusoye and Owoade Olaide charged the event planners to seek first customer satisfaction and take into consideration the welfare of their workers.
Mrs Dayo Oniresi, Stella Abiodun Akinola, Kemi Ajiboye, Fransisca Ogunlade, Hon Simeon Borokini, Anteyi Grace Ene and Ariyo Iyadun Ireti who were panelists at the summit enjoined paeticipants to invest in themselves, learn from people and situations and appreciate collaboration in order to become masters in their work.
Some of the Participants, mr Stephen Olajide, Akintade Abosede and Mrs olorunkiyesi Bolaji who spoke with Radio Nigeria said their businesses would not remain the same after the summit.