Creativity and the world of event planning go hand-in-hand and when it comes to event business in Nigeria, Bola Okolie, CEO Bonix Drinks, tops the innovation game – her brand earning repute as the go-to drink service provider in the country.
Tapping from the overflow of resources in the international world and inspired by many revolutionary ideas, grooming skill with hands-on training via conferences, sightseeing at lounges and clubs, Bola, putting on her creative hat, amazingly brings up many uniquely refreshing groundbreaking ideas, therefore infusing in her brand and raising the standard bar, hence standing tall as a trend setter in the burgeoning drink service industry in Nigeria.
The Pioneering Bola Okolie with over two decades wealth of experience has ushered different concepts at events such as the introduction of mobile bars, Palm wine Bar, mobiles champagne buckets and dancing Champagne girls, all woven around proudly embracing and showcasing the African heritage.
Journey To Entrepreneurship
Bola’s delve into entrepreneurship kicked off during her school days in
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria, while tagging along with her mum who sold drinks at Tejuosho market. Discovering her passion, although a trained nurse by profession, she revamped the norm and hasn’t looked back ever since. Applaudably built her brand to world class standards.
Till date, Bonix Drinks – the name “Bonix” inspired by her maiden name Bola Oni with an “X” added in the mix has handled countless events. Bola Okolie isn’t just passionate about her brand, she lives for empowerment, ensuring her staff is empowered and sponsors several training programs for them outside the shores of the country.
Bola Okolie runs the premium Drinks Service together with her husband Bernard.