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SAVE THE DATE: (Jan. 25th, 2014) for WALE EWEDEMI’s Creative Industry Awards

Folks, save the date (January 25th, 2014) for Wale Ewedemi’s Creative Industry Awards. Find the details below.


Creative Industry Awards

Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

It is with great pleasure that we write to invite you to the Creative Industry Awards

The Creative Industry Awards rewards Initiative, Talent, Creativity and Entrepreneurship across the creative industries, recognizing the central role they play in the development of a competitive and sustainable creative economy.

The Creative Industry Awards is a project of the Creative Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria with strategic support from The British Council.


  1. Her Excellency

The Honorable Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for Economy,

Dr Okonjo Iweala

  1. His Excellency

The British High Commissioner, Nigeria

Dr Andrew Pocock

Wale Adenuga of WAPTV was Crowned as Creative Entrepreneur of the year 2011. And Chris Ubosi of Megalectrics owner of the Beat FM, Classic FM and Naija FM was crowned Creative entrepreneur of the year 2012

The key objectives of this award is to sensitize the Nigerian Creative Sector to the opportunities that abound in Nigeria, while showcasing and rewarding those that have taken the bull by the horn.

We believe entrepreneurship is the key to youth engagement and job creation in Nigeria.

Venue:             British Council Gardens, 20 Thompson Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos

Date:               Saturday 25th January 2014

Time:               8pm – 10pm

This awards has ‘14’ nomination categories and 5 Special Categories

As some countries struggle to compete in traditional markets such asmanufacturing, many now see the creative industries as a key component in anew knowledge economy, capable of delivering urban regeneration.


  • This award is to sensitize the Nigerian creative sector to the opportunities that bound in Nigeria, while showcasing and rewarding those that have taken the bull by the horns.
  • To understand the dynamics of being an entrepreneur in thecreative economy.
  • Talent discovery
  • The Competition will sharpen creative skills and reward those who areconsistent
  • It develops Mentorship in the industry
  • The Challenge helps determine the training needs in the industry
  • The Challenge creates the needed synergies in the industry
  • The Challenge brings out creative and cultural elements that don’t usually see the limelight.


The Creative Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria (CEAN) a registered Non Governmental, Non Profit and Non Partisan Organization with the Corporate Affairs Commission of the Federal republic of Nigeria (CAC/IT/NO 40568).

The British Council: is the UK’s international organization for educational opportunities and cultural relations. They work in more than 100 countries with over 10,000 leaders and decision-makers each year.

For tickets or to register, click Creative Industry Awards.

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