We are very excited about participating in the 1st Annual Creative Careers Fair scheduled for July 15 & 16 at the new Lagos City Hall. The fair is the brainchild of Enterprise Creative a new not-for-profit organization spearheaded by Nkiru Asiku of Storm Productions. This event is the first major Careers Fair in Nigeria showcasing opportunities in the creative industries, including TV, Film, Advertising, PR, Radio, Publishing, Performing Arts, Fashion, Visual Arts, Music and Design.
Be on the look out for Farafina Books as our COO will be presenting on What Publishers Look For When Evaluating a Manuscript. We will also be exhibiting our books, offering all guests who stop by up to 50% off some of our most coveted titles! There will also of course be book giveaways and other free stuff so do stop by!
“This two-day event is an unmissable opportunity for anyone with an interest in working in the creative industries,” said Nkiru Asika, Founder and CEO of Enterprise Creative. “At the Creative Careers Fair, job seekers and employers in the creative industries can gather together to network and explore full-time and freelance opportunities. Expected participants will include creative professionals, career changers, new graduates and university students.”
Ms. Asika, who is also a director of leading Entertainment Company Storm 360, said participants will get to meet people from a range of creative industries and discover the different opportunities available in creative fields through a broad menu of interactive seminars led by industry professionals.
Other speakers expected at the Creative Careers Fair include: Alima Atta(Sesema PR), Wole Oguntokun (Theatre @ Terra), Nonye Ugwujide (Group Head, Communications, Oceanic), Obi Asika (Storm 360), Femi Odugbemi (AVF), Joke Silva, Bibi Bakare-Yusuf (Cassava Republic), Adaobi Nwaubani (Commonwealth Prize Winner), Audu Makori(Chocolate City), Abasiama Idaresit (WildFusion/Facebook Nigeria), Dayo Elegbe (NaijaSounds), Gbemi Olateru Olagbegi (Beat 99.9), Uche Nnaji (Ouch! Couture) and more.
Tickets are available at Chicken Republic outlets around Lagos.
LOOKING FORWARD TO MEETING YOU THERE!