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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.

So whether you are a creative individual, association or organisation in the above sectors, take advantage of the opportunity:

·         To receive the support you need for a business you are just starting out, or ready to take to the next level;

·         For trade and collaboration

·         To make your voice count in how the Nigerian creative industry is shaped  

Sectors

·          Advertising

·          Architecture

·          Heritage and Museums  

·          Crafts

·          Design

·          Designer Fashion

·          Film and Video

·          Software and computer games

·          Music

·          Visual Arts including photography

·          Performing arts – Drama, dance etc

·          Publishing including electronic

·          Television

·          Radio

The event presents an opportunity to:

  • Grow your business and develop your self,
  • Sell your product / services,
  • Network with other creative industry practitioners and
  • Participate in dialogue sessions with government and private sector! 

Dates  

4th December – Pre Event networking session for International and VIP Pass Holders

5th, 6th and 7th December 2011

Venue

Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos

How can I get involved?

You can participate in a number of ways:

Exhibition stands– About 80 individuals/organisations from the UK and Nigeria will get a chance to showcase and sell their products and business services. Google Nigeria will be providing free business websites to all businesses registered as exhibitors at the event

LIVE creative showcase – performers will get a chance to show off their creative talent and inspire the delegates through exclusive film screenings, exhibitions, and performances

Panel Discussions and Speakers – Listen and participate as high profile speakers from around the world discuss the creative industry, its potential for growth and the key issues facing it as well as possible solutions to these.

Policy Dialogue- have your say as Nigerian government officials including leaders of regulatory agencies in the creative sector and their UK counterparts discuss and find solutions to the key issues facing the sector

Professional Clinic sessions- Meet one to one with specialist advisors to discuss issues peculiar to your business

Meeting zone: participate in discussions or simply relax

 

Event Programme

 

 

 

 

 

December 4

2.00p.m – 4.00p.m        Registration for international and VIP Delegates

6.00p.m – 9.00p.m        Pre Event Networking for International and VIP Delegates featuring presentation by UK Trade and Investment Department on Doing Business in the UK

December 5

7:00a.m -9:00a.m          Registration 

9:00a.m – 9.30a.m        Welcome: David Higgs, Country Director, British Council Nigeria 9.30a.m – 10.00a.m      Keynote Speech 1

10.00a.m – 10.30a.m     Keynote Speech 2

10.30a.m – 12.00p.m     Panel Discussion: Creative Industry opportunities for an emerging economy

12.00p.m – 1.00p.m      Break

1.00p.m – 4.00p.m        Panel Discussion: Policy Frameworks that support thriving creative economies

4.40p.m – 6.00p.m        Professional Clinics: Music, Fashion and Film Businesses

8.00p.m – 10.30p.m      Music and Fashion Industry showcase

December 6

Different strand options available for various interest areas  

Strand 1 - The Creative Entrepreneur

9.00a.m – 12.00p.m      Seminar: Intellectual Property and Copyright

12.00p.m – 1.00p.m      Break

1.00p.m – 4.00p.m        Panel Discussion: The Creative Economy in the Digital Space

4: 30pm – 6:00pm         Professional Clinics: Advertising, Architecture, Visual Arts and Photography

8.00p.m – 10.30p.m      Film Industry showcase

Strand 2 - The Public Sector in the Creative Economy

9.00a.m – 12.00p.m      Seminar: Public Sector Development Models for the Creative Industries

12.00p.m – 1.00p.m      Break

1.00p.m – 4.00p.m        Panel Discussion: Private and Public sector synergies for Creative Economy Development 

4.00p.m – 4.30p.m        End

4: 30pm – 6:00pm         Professional Clinics: Advertising, Architecture, Visual Arts and Photography

8.00p.m – 10.30p.m      Film Industry showcase

 

Strand 3 - The Private Sector in the Creative Economy

9.00a.m – 12.00p.m      Seminar: Public Sector Development Models for the Creative Industries

12.00p.m – 1.00p.m      Break

1.00p.m – 4.00p.m        Panel Discussion: Private and Public sector synergies for Creative Economy Development 

4.00p.m – 4.30p.m        End

4: 30pm – 6:00pm         Professional Clinics: Advertising, Architecture, Visual Arts and Photography

8.00p.m – 10.30p.m      Film Industry showcase

Note: Strand 2 and 3 will merge for the afternoon session

December 7

09.00a.m – 09.30a.m     Presentation: Mapping Nigeria’s Creative Economy

09.30a.m – 10.00a.m     Presentation: Opportunities and Challenges of the Nigerian Creative Entrepreneur

10.00a.m – 10.30a.m     Presentation: The Public Sector in the Nigerian Creative Economy

10.30a.m – 11.00a.m     Presentation: The Private Sector in the Nigerian Creative Economy

11.00a.m – 1.00p.m      Q and A

1.00p.m – 2.00p.m        Break

2.00p.m – 5.00p.m        Panel led Action Planning   

8.00 p.m – 10.00p.m     Closing Gala 

Contact

 

Creative Expo Nigeria
British Council
20 Thomspson Street,
Ikoyi, Lagos

Freephone: +234 801 23455678
Telephone: +234 801 23455678
FAX: +234 801 23455678
E-mail: info@creativeexpong.com

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