Joke Silva, Mo Abudu, Chude Jideonwo, Ituen Basi, Governor Liyel Imoke & Many More to speak at the British Council’s 3 Day Creative Industry Expo | Win Tickets – 5th to 7th December 2011

The British Council 3 Day Creative Industry Expo will be kicking off Monday 5th December 2011. Day 1 will see these two dignitaries – Chief Edem Duke (Minister of Culture and Tourism) and Ian Livingstone(Life President Eidos UK) deliver keynote speeches. It will also feature a discussion panel who’ll focus on;

  • Experiences in developing creative industries for social and economic growth
  • Relationships that can be forged between public agencies and the creative economy
  • Policy and regulatory models suited to generate jobs, wealth and cultural engagement
  • How creative practitioners, Industry representatives and associations influence this agenda.

The Members of the panel and moderators for Day 1 are;

  • Joke Silva (Director Lufodo Academy of Performing Art)
  • Remi Ogunpitan (Managing Director Integrated Broadcast Services and Technologies)
  • Ituen Basi (Award winning Fashion Designer)
  • Omoyeni Akerele (CEO Style House Files)
  • Efere Ozako (CEO, Efere Ozako & Associates Initiative)
  • Greg Odutayo (President, National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners)
  • Martin Smith (Special Adviser Ingenious Media, UK)
  • Margaret Bolton (Consultant, UK Third Sector Policy)
  • Ben Tomoloju (Cultural Activist and First Arts Editor for The Guardian Newspaper)
  • Seke Somolu (Writer/Film Maker)

Day 2 and 3 will be divided into two strand options and they are are;

  • The Creative Entrepreneur
  • Blended Solutions: Public and Private sector development models for the creative industries

Speakers for Day 2 and Day 3 are;

  • John Asein (Director Nigerian Copyright Commission)
  • Ayo Ayeni (Intellectual Property Lawyer/Consultant)
  • Kaine Agar (Editor D Talk Shop)
  • Tom Broughton (Digital Media Strategist, UK)
  • Barbel Mauch and Thomas Tielsch (Independent Producers and Representatives of Documentary Association, Germany)
  • Seyi Taylor (CEO Noah69 Company)
  • Eloi Bela Ndzana (Independent Film Producer, Cameroon)
  • Juliet Ehimuan (Country Manager Google Nigeria)
  • Evelyn Oputu (MD Bank of Industry)
  • Roberts U. Orya (MD Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM))
  • Busola Holloway (President Independent TV Producers Association of Nigeria (ITPAN))
  • Bond Emerua (President, Coalition of Nollywood Guilds and Association (CONGA))
  • Bolanle Austin Peters (CEO TerraKulture)
  • Dr. Will Rea (Senior Lecturer Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts & Communications, University of Leeds, UK)

There will also be short presentations which will be delivered by;

  • Professor Emmanuel Dandaura (National President, Society of Nigerian Theatre Artistes)
  • Mo Abudu (CEO Inspire Africa)
  • Makin Soyinka (Director Lagos Film Office)
  • Chude Jideonwo (Managing Partner Red Media Group)
  • Emem Ema (CEO Vzhunmedia Limited)
  • Gbenga Sesan (CEO Paradigm Initiative Nigeria)

The closing speech of the event will be done by the governor of Cross River State – Liyel Imoke.This Expo is one of several activities and events used by the British Council to enhance cultural integration between Nigeria and UK as well as promote the growth of local cultural heritage, industries and Nigeria’s local talent.

Win Tickets
In an effort to help support the Nigerian Creative Sector, BN in collaboration with The Future Project will be giving out 30 Tickets to the Expo. All you have to do to win is answer the following questions;
Questions
1-Name 5 Nigerian creative sectors that the participants at this 3 Day Expo will be from?
2-What is the main aim for the expo?

All answers are to be submitted in the comment section below, please endeavor to fill in your full name and email address.
Deadline: Monday 5th December 2011 by 9 AM

You sure don’t want to miss out on this Expo!

Date: Monday 5th December – Wednesday 7th December 2011
Time:
Day 1: 9 AM – 12 PM | Day 2: 9 AM – 5 PM | Day 3: 9 AM – 5 PM
Venue:
Expo Hall, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact:
For more info & general enquiries on the Event Programme, Speakers & Registration

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17 Comments on Joke Silva, Mo Abudu, Chude Jideonwo, Ituen Basi, Governor Liyel Imoke & Many More to speak at the British Council’s 3 Day Creative Industry Expo | Win Tickets – 5th to 7th December 2011
  • Afolabi Adedolapo December 3, 2011 at 4:20 pm

    The 5 creative sectors that participants will be from include: Media Sector, Banking Sector, Entrpreneurial/SML scale sector, Fashion Sector, Law sector and Visual Arst/Film production Sector.

    The main aim of the program is to further expose the Creative arts industry especially to people willing to be a part of it, as well as advise the ones already involved on issues of extreme importance such as innovative ideas on how to further their business, how to make profit in the business and its benefit for economic development of the nation.

    Thank you.

  • jennietobbie December 3, 2011 at 6:57 pm

    chude…wow! You inspire me

  • Obinna Inogbo December 3, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    1. Advertising, architecture, heritage & museums, crafts, design.
    2. The event aims to cover a range of activities that will present an opportunity for creative businesses in the UK and Nigeria to draw attention to the potential of the creative economy, through showcases and platform for trade and collaboration.

    The event will also provide opportunities for information exchange and networking between creative businesses in the UK and Nigeria, capacity building, access to services/ support in the creative industry and policy dialogue to support the growth of the Nigerian creative industry.

  • Fred Allison December 3, 2011 at 7:06 pm

    1. Design, designer fashion, film and video, music, software & computer games.
    2. The event aims to cover a range of activities that will present an opportunity for creative businesses in the UK and Nigeria to draw attention to the potential of the creative economy, through showcases and platform for trade and collaboration.

    The event will also provide opportunities for information exchange and networking between creative businesses in the UK and Nigeria, capacity building, access to services/ support in the creative industry and policy dialogue to support the growth of the Nigerian creative industry.

  • Babalola Abibat December 3, 2011 at 10:04 pm

    1. The sectors are: film and video, advertising, arcitecture, software and computer games, design.
    2. The aim is to cover a range of activities that will present an opportunity for creative business in the UK and Nigeria to draw attention to the potential of creative economy, through showcases and platform for trade and collaboration.

  • tomisin shitta December 4, 2011 at 11:33 am

    Fashion
    Photography
    Music
    visual art
    Design and crafts
    The main aim for this expo is to develop our creative industries and empower and help build reliable business for nigeria enterperneur.

  • adekemi uba-owuasu December 4, 2011 at 1:34 pm

    The creative sectors are include: Advertising, Architecture, Visual Arts and Photography, film and video, Designer Fashion, Heritage and Museums.

    2. The main aim of the expo is to cover a range of activities that will present an opportunity for creative businesses in the UK and Nigeria to raise the profile of the creative economy, through showcases and platform for trade and collaboration.

  • Yinka December 4, 2011 at 2:51 pm

    Answers
    1.Advertising
    Architecture
    Heritage and Museums  
    Crafts
    Design
    2.To create an opportunity for creative businesses in the UK and Nigeria to draw attention to the potential of the creative economy, through showcases and platform for trade and collaboration

  • eye December 4, 2011 at 3:17 pm

    The 5 creative sectors include: fashion, film, photography, theatre and advertising. The main aim of the EXPO is to encourage, enhance and inspire the young talents of the country and also to provide a sound platform for cultural relationship between our country and the united kingdom.
    By so doing, our diverse cultural heritage would felt, appreciated and recognized all over the world.

  • eye December 4, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    The 5 creative sectors include: fashion, film, photography, theatre and advertising. The main aim of the EXPO is to encourage, enhance and inspire the young talents of the country and also to provide a sound platform for cultural relationship between our country and the united kingdom.
    By so doing, our diverse cultural heritage would be felt, appreciated and recognized all over the world.
    Name: Sylvia Enekwe . Email: sntwin@yahoo.com

  • Nworah Chinenye December 4, 2011 at 7:34 pm

    1) Music, crafts,fashion,film and photography are 5 Nigerian creative sectors that are the participants at the 3 Day Expo .
    2)The event aims to cover a range of activities that will present an opportunity for creative businesses in the UK and Nigeria to draw attention to the potential of the creative economy, through showcases and platform for trade and collaboration.

  • Martins Fashugba December 4, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    5 Creative industries participating are : Advertising, Film, Fashion, Craft, Photography and Visual art. The aim of the expo is to enhance cultural integration between Nigeria and UK as well as promote the growth of local cultural heritage, industries and Nigeria’s local talent.

  • Eduvie Oyaide December 4, 2011 at 9:36 pm

    This Expo is one of several activities and events used by the British Council to enhance cultural integration between Nigeria and UK as well as promote the growth of local cultural heritage, industries and Nigeria’s local talent. Industries participating are film, photography, design, advertising, visual art. Wait o bella how come there are no comments?

  • Ntukokwu Obinna Samuel December 4, 2011 at 11:32 pm

    1. Five Nigerian creative sector involved in the Expo are; Fashion, Film, Theatre, Publishing and the Advertising sector.
    2. The main aim is to celebrate Nigeria’s creative activities. Then others are involved, like; the experiences of this developing creative industries. Building relationships between public
    agencies and the creative economy, their policies etc
    .

  • ncyluv December 5, 2011 at 8:18 am

    1. Advertising, Banking, Media, Fashion, Film/Theater arts
    2. To celebrate and support Nigeria’s creative industry, forge relationships between public agencies and the creative economy and help create policies and regulatory models suited to generate jobs, wealth and cultural engagement.
    Nancy Nwachukwu nanciejul@yahoo.com

  • Eseoghene Odiete December 5, 2011 at 8:33 am

    1) The creative sectors include: Advertising, Architecture, Visual Arts, Designer Fashion, Heritage and Museums.

    2. The main aim is to present an opportunity for creative businesses in the UK and Nigeria to draw attention to the potential of the creative economy, through showcases that will encourage trade and investment. It will also present opportunities for information exchange and networking between creative businesses in the UK and Nigeria, capacity building, access to services/ support in the creative industry and policy dialogue to support the growth of the Nigerian creative industry.
    Email: essyfrendie@gmail.com

  • Biodun Adebiyi-Dapherede December 5, 2011 at 10:14 pm

    5 sectors participants will be from: publishing, advertising, design,fashion and film.
    Aim: To present opportunities for networking and entrepreneurial info swaps among creative businesses in Nigeria and the UK plus showcasing opportunities for investment.

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