by | December 24, 2023

January 13, 2024 12:00 pm

Are you ready to turn your dreams into tangible realities and elevate your business or career to new heights? Welcome to the Vision Retreat – a transformative and interactive workshop designed to guide you in crafting a clear and specific vision for 2024 and beyond. Much more than goal-setting, this retreat provides you with a detailed roadmap to turn your aspirations into achievable milestones.

Why Vision Retreat?

In the hustle and bustle of our fast-paced lives, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day challenges and lose sight of the bigger picture. The Vision Retreat offers a rare opportunity to hit the pause button, step back, and engage in intentional self-reflection. It’s not merely a workshop; it’s a transformative experience designed to help you gain profound insights into your aspirations, values, and the path you want to tread in 2024.

  • Holistic Vision Crafting: The Vision Retreat provides a sanctuary for self-discovery, helping you identify passions, purpose, and the direction for the coming year, considering career, personal development, well-being, and relationships.
  • Strategic Goal Setting: Beyond traditional approaches, the Vision Retreat guides you in setting goals aligned with your broader vision, emphasising the ‘why’ behind objectives for meaningful progress.
  • Mindful Planning: Going beyond checklists, the retreat encourages mindful planning, designing a roadmap respecting energy, values, and life balance, fostering sustainability and resilience in pursuing goals.
  • Inspired Action: With a clear vision, the retreat empowers you to take inspired action, moving beyond routine tasks to infuse every step with purpose and passion aligned with your vision.
  • Community and Support: The Vision Retreat builds a supportive community of growth-focused individuals, providing ongoing encouragement, shared experiences, and diverse insights for personal and professional development.
  • Templates and Resources: You will receive templates and resources that will help you on your journey.

After the retreat, you will gain access to the Vision Retreat Mastermind Group where you will be held accountable through the first 3 months of the year by the A-Team and an ambitious group of creatives like yourself. 


Yoanna “Pepper” Okwesa, Founder, The Assembly Hub

Pepper, is an award-winning entrepreneur and has developed an extensive career within the arts and creative economy for the last 15 years drawing on a wide range of knowledge of contemporary practices and networks to provide specialist advice as well as participating directly in project design, branding, implementation, management and evaluation. 

Yoanna leads the Assembly, a platform that unites creativity and entrepreneurship, bridging the gap between young entrepreneurs and communities in fashion and design to build businesses that can thrive and create impact.

Polly Bateman, Growth Specialist & Mindset Coach

Polly Bateman, a globally renowned mindset and performance coach, champions creatives, leaders, founders, and entrepreneurs. With a track record of working with high-profile individuals, groups, and organizations worldwide, she stands out as a sought-after expert. Polly is a featured contributor on the Poosh platform, selected by Kourtney Kardashian for her VIP Christmas mailer, and a staunch advocate for women in business as a Stack World Export. A frequent guest on podcasts like Happy Not Perfect, Polly has been quoted in reputable outlets including The Independent, Marie-Claire, and BBC Radio.

Nicole Asinugo, Screenwriter

Nicole, a Nigerian writer residing between Lagos and Dubai, has cultivated a rich background across industries, from advertising and entertainment to policy and development. With a decade of experience, she has collaborated with major brands, governments, and non-profits, using storytelling as a guiding force. Notably, she served as a storyteller for Expo 2020 Dubai, aiding countries in shaping their exhibition narratives. Nicole’s creative journey includes roles as a news writer, junior copywriter, and award-winning screenwriter in Nollywood. Currently, she contributes as a creative consultant and writer for Global Citizen, crafting impactful speeches. Recognizing the transformative power of storytelling, Nicole founded Write Good Stories, a storytelling agency and development lab for African writers


The Vision Retreat is perfect for:

  • Entrepreneurs 
  • Consultants
  • Business leaders 
  • Freelancers and fellow creative travellers 
  • Students and Job Seekers 


Register here and reserve your place by paying here to secure an early bird seat at the workshop. Spaces are limited in order to make sure all attendees get the most value out of the event, so don’t hold out till the spaces are grabbed!

Date:  13th January 2024

Time:  12pm-3pm (WAT)

Venue: Live on Zoom

Early Bird Registration Fee (till Jan 7th 2024): N15,000 | $20 | £20

Bring-A-Buddy Registration Fee: 15,000NGN | $20 | £20

Late Registration Fee (from Jan 8th 2024): N20,000 | $25 | £25

Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

We can’t wait to see you!

This event will be recorded and by attending the event you consent to be recorded and waive all rights to your image and/or likeness and audio recordings. Recordings will be used by The Assembly and its partners for promotional and commercial purposes.

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