X3M Ideas, MTV Base, Others Partner NET On 2015 NEC
NIGERIAN Entertainment Today (NET) Newspapers, organisers of Nigerian Entertainment Conference, has confirmed partners for the 2015 edition of the show-stopping conference.
They include MTV Base, Beat FM, Classic FM, Hip TV, Ebony Life, AV Edge, TNS, ID Africa, EDS, Top Radio, X3M Ideas and F316. This year’s conference will mark the fifth anniversary of the debut of Nigerian Entertainment Today (NET) newspaper. The event will hold in Lagos on Wednesday, April 22, according to a statement by the organisers.
According to NEC founder, Ayeni Adekunle, the theme of this year’s conference will be ‘Buying and Selling Nigerian Entertainment and Everything in-between.
“We are moving the conversation beyond rhetoric this year, and actually providing a platform for individuals and companies doing great stuff to come and show the world what we are about.
“This year’s sessions will be more about what practitioners have done in the past years, using case studies to deliver presentations everyone can learn from. All sessions and exhibits will also be accompanied by master-classes by the visionaries plotting the future of the industry. The conference will hold at Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos on Wednesday April 22,” Adekunle said.
The umbrella conference for the Nigerian entertainment sector, which debuted in 2013, will see stakeholders come together again in Lagos for a full day of deliberations, workshops, exhibitions and master-classes.
Speakers and facilitators at the event will include acclaimed Nigerian actress and trainer, Joke Silva; BET and MTV award-winning pop star, Davido; Afrinolly’s Chike Maduegbuna, founder and CEO of Ebony Life TV, Mo Abudu; IT entrepreneur, Chika Nwobi; rapper and business executive, M.I Abaga; iROKO TV founder, Jason Njoku; music distributor, Uba Pacific; media administrator, Deji Awokoya; marketing icon, George Thorpe; entrepreneur, Ayo Makun; founder of NotJustOk, Demola Ogundele; and Quilox chairman, Shina Peller.