The first edition of the OneNigerianBoy networking event for creative professionals took place on the 22nd of January 2011 at Bishop’s Cottage in Victoria Island, Lagos. The event was targeted at key people in the creative industry and was organised to create an intimate platform for people from different fields in the industry to meet and to help inspire creative collaboration.
The debut event was a small gathering with 20 young industry insiders invited for a delicious “family style” lunch. The event was well attended by creative professionals including stylists, fashion editors, fashion photographers, filmmakers, TV presenters and designers. The purpose of the event was fulfilled as many of the guests are already collaborating by working on innovative new projects.
The next edition of the event is tentatively scheduled for April 2011. According to Terence Sambo, the organizer of the event and Creative head of OneNigerianBoy, “My aim is to get a varied selection of creatives in and spark off collaborations that are advantageous to the industry here“.
Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi