In a bid to quit dependence on oil and to effectively boost tourism for increased revenue generation and geared towards the realization of a fair share of the global tourism revenue, the Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Culture and Tourism has launched a brand identity logo competition with the theme, “Amazing Akwa Ibom…the Preferred Destination”
This was revealed this during a press conference on Monday by Rt Hon. Victor Antai, the state’s Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, saying the competition is an excellent opportunity to promote and strengthen Akwa Ibom as a brand revealing the state potentials.
In his words, “In recent times, Akwa Ibom State has become many things to many people, the state has been repackaged to a show piece of delectable delivery by opening its doors very wide, with open minds and open pleasures with rebranded people making it a tourist paradise.
“Therefore, in order to boost tourism for increased revenue generation in this sector, the state Government is undertaking several destination projects towards this realization for a fair share of the global tourism revenue.
“To add this effectively, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism needs to ground the state with a tourism brand identity, and for this singular reason, she is reaching out to the public through the press today to participate in the tourism identity logo competition with the theme “Amazing Akwa Ibom..the Preferred destination.
Mr Antai further stated that the objectives of the competition include getting an identity to brand the state tourism industry and supporting the marketing efforts of the state government.
The competition is open to all Nigerians and Akwa Ibomites, but however said graphic artists are mainly the most encouraged to participate in the competition for professionalism.
How to Enter:
Logo Name: Tourism Brand Identity
Project Submission: 20th March – 4th April, 2017
Resolution: 300 DPI Quality
Dimension size of Logo: Free size
Colour: Full colour
Presentation Format: Corel Draw and Photoshop
Website for submission: http://moct.akwaibomstate.gov.ng/logo-competition/
Only three of the best logos will be shortlisted and presented with the cash award of N250, 000, N150, 000 and N100, 000 respectively at a presentation ceremony which will be held at Civil Service Auditorium, Idongesit Nkanga Secretariat, Uyo on 7th April, 2017.