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Iyanya, TMC team headline business conference in U.S

By Geraldine Akutu   |   04 February 2017   |   12:43 am

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Singer Iyanya and top members of the Temple Management Company (TMC) are currently in the United States of America to headline an entertainment panel at the Africa Business Conference holding at the prestigious Georgetown University, Washington DC.

A letter conveying the invitation was signed by Adeleke Adegbulugbe, Head Partnerships/ Georgetown Africa Business Conference, Georgetown University, Mcdonough School Of Business.

The conference, which holds today will be hosted by Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business in conjunction with the African Studies Program under the theme; Time for Ownership: The Future of Business and Governance in Africa.

Femi Salawu, Media Executive, Temple Management Company, revealed that Iyanya and the TMC team left the country on Thursday, while adding that the singer will also leverage the opportunity to discuss with international partners.

The Up 2 Sumting crooner, who joined Mavin Records last year, is accompanied by Terfa Tilley-Gyado, Director of Communications, Temple Management Company, who will moderate on the entertainment and sports panel at the conference. Also joining them on the panel is Mr. Fela Oke, Head of Commercial at TMC.

Expected to attract business leaders and investors from across the globe, the conference will take place at the Rafik B. Hariri building on the main campus of Georgetown University.

“Leveraging the internet and digital platforms, Afrobeats and Nigerian movies dominate continental airwaves and many diaspora playlists. What has been the development of the music and film industries across the continent? This panel will also discuss the potential of commercialization of sports, “ Adegbulugbe said.

Currently in its second edition, organisers projected the Africa Business conference to bring together over 30 leaders from across Africa to discuss the developments of various industries – including banking, energy, healthcare, and entertainment.


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