Nigeria’s foremost entertainment gathering in the south-south region of Nigeria, the Calabar Entertainment Conference, is set to hold its seventh edition on Friday, 6th of October, 2023.
The Calabar Entertainment Conference, CEC, is organized by Calabar’s top radio station, Hit 95.9 FM.
This year’s edition of the conference will feature Majeeed as the visiting artiste.
Majeeed is one of the new cats making waves in the music industry, capturing hearts with his soulful melodies and meaningful lyrics.
The seventh edition will also feature insightful panel discussions led by industry stalwarts including Efa Iwara – a talented actor known for his versatility on both stage and screen; Denrele Edun, a fashion icon and media personality with a unique and captivating style; Tega Dominic – Big Brother Naija alumni who has transitioned into a successful career in entertainment; Edi Lawani – renowned event consultant; Steve BabaEko – n advertising guru who leads X3M Ideas the agency that broke a 70-year jinx to become Nigeria and West Africa’s first agency to win at the Cannes Lions festival in 2023.
Others include Yinka Adebayo who heads up the procurement arm of OMG WeCA business across markets and is designated as Executive Director, Media Investment and Sponsorships; Tope Oshunkeye – Executive Head, Marketing, MultiChoice Nigeria; Mandy Uzoagba ESQ – an entertainment lawyer who will provide valuable legal perspectives; Lucas Emeodi aka Kiing LU -an influential music promoter and manager, Stanley Nsemo – lawmaker and renowned advertising consultant; Challex Ofem – a rising star in the entertainment scene, offering a fresh perspective.
Participants at the 2023 CEC will learn how to effectively market and promote events and entertainment projects; Explore the synergy between advertising and the entertainment industry; Understand the challenges and responsibilities that come with fame; Gain insights into wealth management and financial planning for entertainers; Hear personal stories and advice from successful celebrities; Navigate the complex world of contracts in the music industry; Learn about legal aspects, rights, and responsibilities in the entertainment business; Get tips on protecting your intellectual property and ensuring fair deals to mention a few.
MultiChoice, DSTV, Levene Energy, 9Mobile, Indomie, Minimie, Power Oil, Nigerian Breweries, One Gas, and many others are partners and sponsors for the event.