She is very popular and known for exquisite decorations and has endeared herself to people’s heart, especially the rich who patronise her company. This is because Ibidun Ighodalo, the beautiful lady behind Elizabeth R knows how to wow celebrities with her decor. Over the last 20 years she has done a great job. Her most recent job was the planning and decoration of Nigeria’s former president, Ibrahim Babangidas daughter, Halima’s wedding penultimate weekend which has set the pace for the year.
She put her all to bear and those who attended could not but give kudos to Ibidun for a job well done,The hall was electrifying and transformed it to the heavenlies which befits the kings and the Queens.It was gathered that she imported a lot of her working materials specially for the wedding and even the expensive chandeliers were supplied by the company.
Elizabeth R company is currently one of the best and foremost celebrity events management and planning company in Lagos, Nigeria and has been featured across the event marketplace and awarded with thousands of 5 stars ratings and numerous awards. Led by Ibidun Ighodalo ,the pretty wife of Trinity House Pastor, Ituah Ighodalo, she is a foremost event planner cum decorator who has been playing big in the event business. She was formerly Miss Lux beauty Queen and also runs a 3000 capacity Dorchester event Hall in Lekki. For the past 14 years, Ibidun has soared high in what she knows how to do best and almost every weekend ,they have one job or the other to do.
She has also in recent time handled most high profiled events in Nigeria and she is in a class of her own.Very classy and highly cerebral,Ibidun loves to create exceptional events. She believes every event has got a brand/reputation to protect and promote, and that is why they strive to uphold their client’s brand by paying extra attention to detail. She founded Elizabeth R., an event management company in 2003 as a public relations and events management company.
Being one of the foremost pioneers in the formal events management industry, The company pride itself as a one-stop event shop with an extensive pool and network of top event vendors across Nigeria and abroad. Having handled numerous events from start to finish, she has this to say,
“In my several years of running Elizabeth R… I have brought my expertise in Event Management to bear in several high profile events, both corporate and personal.In those years, I have grown a lot as an innovator and entrepreneur.As a result, my team and I decided to extend the Elizabeth R brand to include Avantgarde, our line of exclusive Wedding gowns and other party paraphernalia..We strive to keep abreast of the newer event management technologies and trends. We also invest considerably in the human capital development of our people”.
Every touch point, be it with customers, employees, suppliers or one of the many communities in which we do business, reflects our commitment to doing business ethically and responsibly. As active members of a global community, we execute meetings and events on every continent of the globe. As a result, we often partner with experts and resources best equipped to support local and regional cultures, traditions and business practices in the course of delivering best-in-class meetings and event.Service is our passion. We first strive to understand our customers’ ideals from which we then base our operational approach. This level of customization and flexibility in the way we do business with each and every customer ensures delivery of highly effective, value-driven meetings and events – every time”.
The company plan and decorate for weddings, birthdays,anniversaries,state events, burials, street decorations, movie premiere amongst others. Some of their numerous clientele includes Afromedia company, Dangote group, the Alakija family, Sahara foundation, Mtn, Lagos State, BRF inauguration, Otunba Gbenga Daniels 60th birthday, Bell oil and gas, Genevieve magazine, GTBank, Glo, Etisalat etc. She has handled over 150 bespoke weddings, over 5000 events catered, over 10000 decorations and over 20 awards packaged. Some of their services includes Marquee Rentals, Venue Decoration, Floral Arrangement, Catering. For logistics, they do Security, Hostesses, Stage Design, Brand Management, for digital event, they supply Video/Photo Coverage, Special Effects, Mega Screen, Hologram,their expertise in creative events includes Street/Road/Office Decor, Consultancy, Entertainment, Co-ordination.
Ibidun Ighodalo is the MD/CEO while her husband ,Ituah is the chairman of the company. They got married 10 years ago, she graduated from University of Lagos with a BSC in microbiology, runs a foundation, Ibidun Ighodalo Foundation,IIF, a motherless babies home,Heritage Homes, and actively involved in Lydia Grace, a foundation for socially challenged women.