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Media giants converge at NECLive

NECLive has run every year since 2013

Media giants and entertainment gurus convened at the sixth edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference (NECLive) yesterday to discuss potential solutions to the issues facing Nigeria’s creative industry.

Hosted by Tee A at the Landmark Event Center, Lagos, the conference was themed ‘Understanding Emerging Markets, Trends and Opportunities.’

Figures from across the creative industry addressed keynote issues and queries from attendees.

Speakers included Jason Njoku, Lasisi Elenu, Dbanj, Muyiwa Faulkner, Cobhams Asuquo, Obi Asika, Martin Mabutho, Ezegozie Eze, Damien Okorafor, Jide Taiwo, Brymo, Simi, Darey Art Alade, Kelvin Orifa, Colette Otusheso, Sam Oyemelukwe, Ubi Franklin, Richard Nnadi, Bizzle Osikoya, Deji Awokoya, Tochukwu Tagbo, Daddy Freeze, Seun Okinbaloye and Sir Shina Peters.

Among the topics of discussion were the power of technology in entertainment, how to monetise ideas, understanding new media and the power of social media.

Held every year since 2013, NECLive brings together practitioners from different spheres of the entertainment industry for one day of conversations, workshops, exhibitions and master classes.

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NEC 2018 opens for registration

Registration is now open for the sixth Nigerian Entertainment Conference (NEC), which takes place in Lagos on April 25.

NEC host and comedian Tee A

This year’s conference will focus on the theme Understanding Emerging Markets, Trends & Opportunities.

It will explore how the creative industries in Nigeria can exploit the tools that innovative technology provides and how best to use them to develop the industry and create impact, locally and internationally. It will be hosted by comedian Tee A.

Organised annually since 2013, NEC brings together practitioners from different spheres of the entertainment industry for one day of conversations, workshops, exhibitions and masterclasses.

NEC founder Ayeni Adekunle said: “As the entertainment business the world over continues to see rapid, shocking changes, with the future of the industry increasingly relying on IT and new ideas, NEC is bringing practitioners in Nigeria together to put our house in order, while taking concrete steps to study global trends, understand them, master them and put them to use – for the benefit of practitioners, consumers, corporates and society.”

Ayeni Adekunle

Registration to attend NEC is underway and the event will be held at Landmark Event Centre, Oniru, Lagos.

Speakers from previous editions of NEC include Toyin Abraham, Basketmouth, John Ugbe, Banky W, Funke Akindele and D’banj. This year’s speakers and panelists are yet to be announced.

NEC will be aired live on cable and online TV, although the channels carrying it have yet to be revealed.

Sponsors of the conference include MTN, Beat FM, Black House Media, COSON, Cool FM, MultiChoice Nigeria, Bank of Industry, The British Council, NET and Interswitch.

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