Previous Events


Video featuring 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, John Fashanu - ex-footballer and Dr Wanle Akinboboye - CEO of La Campayne Tropicana Beach Resort.

Video highlights of Paceworking events

  • Conferences/Seminars
  • Themed events
  • Charitable events
  • Fashion/Entertainment/Lifestyle
  • Networking

Past Highlights

#Paceworking  Series of Online Workout and talk events:

Talks on Health/ Wellbeing/ Lifestyle

Cardio Workout with Koyejo 

Boxercise Workout with Willan

Salsa Workout with Pauline

Paceworking consultancy

Speaking/Hosting engagements

Independent Advisor/Consultant

#Paceworking events supporting the Down’s Syndrome Foundation, Nigeria

The Paceworking Tea Parties Key speakers have 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.

#Paceworking 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, Lainya Offside-Keivani, Chief Executive of the Abbey Community Association, Jennifer Obaseki, senior partner of Obaseki Solicitors, Cherron Lee Johnson, Pilates & Wellbeing Coach, Creator of OhSoPilates, Dr Monica Alabi, GP and NHS Clinical Director, Toyin Salami, Train Driver for London Underground, Brenda Thompson-Murray, Trustee for Carers UK.

#Paceworking Book Launch

Book launch held on 1 May 2022  ‘91 Years of Goodness and Mercy’ by Mrs Rachel Aina is available to purchase on Amazon:



#Paceworking 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 with Financial Nigeria

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 and Kem Ihenacho – Partner Clifford Chance.

#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

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 documentary about Musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti

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

#Paceworking Leadership & Business Conferences 

An audience with:

- 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.

External Events

  • 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) - UK and Nigeria.
  • 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 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.


#Paceworking Networking and Community events

‘Blind Mentoring’ An event hosted and supported by Lloyds Bank Clapham Junction, Keynote speaker the Mayor of Wandsworth, Cllr Richard Field.


Developing communities through outreach programmes  hosted by Cllr Florence Eshalomi at City Hall - Speakers Tom Ilube OBE - Founder of the African Gifted Foundation, Jacqueline Onalo - A human rights lawyer and CEO of JOLT International and Tina Lobondi a Congolese International Fashion Designer and entrepreneur.


The Paceworking networking and quiz night held in association with the Black Professionals Forum at  Barclays, Canary Wharf.


African-Caribbean Health Day hosted with Your Excellent Health Service on 20 February 2016. Speakers included Cecilia Anim RCN President, Holby City Actor Hugh Quarshie & Levi Roots


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.

2 -3 June 2014 

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.

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 20

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. Featured  in 

18 March 2011

Paceworking Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference - Accredited for CPD

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.