Monday, April 23, 2012
AYENITHEGREAT, HOWIE T AND OTHERS, TO LEAD THE CREATIVE ENTERPRISE AND BRITISH COUNCIL APRIL SESSIONS
The Creative Enterprise Association of Nigeria has announced the speakers for its networking meet up which holds monthly at the British Council in Lagos. They are - Ayeni Adekunle (Ayenithegreat), Akin Oyebode, Tunde Ladipo and Howie T. This session also serves as a special commemorative session for the Netng.com's second year anniversary.
The monthly session, which is the third since its inception will take place at the conference room of the British Council on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. The sessions which are open to the public are usually attended by journalists, bloggers, writers, dancers, musical artists/producers , disc jockeys, fine artists, advertising and public relations practitioners, IT practitioners, architects, fashion designers, business owners e.t.c
The Creative Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria is a platform designed for creative entrepreneurs within Nigeria and diaspora to foster collaborations, interact and network among themselves with the aim of enhancing the creative economy of Nigeria, building capacity, creating job and wealth opportunities for its members and their immediate community.
The first speaker; Adekunle Ayeni is the Founder and CEO BHM/Publisher Nigeria Entertainment Today, he would discuss (as a case study) his website - The netng.com, while the second speaker Akin Oyebode, head of SME banking at Stanbic IBTC Bank will speak on how to raise money for creative businesses. The third speaker, Tunde Ladipo who was former head of strategy at First City Monument Bank and now co-runs Verify Consult will speak on how to create successful strategy for creative businesses.
The session shall be moderated by Howie T - the founder of Kiss Group, one of Nigeria's fastest growing entertainment companies.
The British Council is located at 20, Thompson Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Note that April 25 is also the D-Day for NET's second anniversary Industry Night event... click HERE for details.