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Africa converges in Lagos for the Digital Entertainment Africa Conference 2015 #DECAfrica2015



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Wildflower PR & Company in partnership with Business Day is organizing an Entertainment Business Conference with the theme: ‘Breaking Digital: Expanding the Frontiers of Digital Platforms to Maximize Opportunities in the Entertainment Business in Africa’. The conference is scheduled to hold on the 28th and 29th of April at the Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe, Victoria Island, Lagos.

“This conference will speed us into the near future of content,” explains ‘Oma Areh, Chief Executive WildFlower PR & Company. “Our focus is a 360 degree view of how selling and buying of entertainment content is changing around the world and the need for Nigerian and African entertainment providers to position themselves to become a part of the revolution.”

The 2 day event is supported by YNaija, Bellanaija, Linda Ikeji’s blog, Olorisupergal,,, Cool FM, Cool TV, Nigeria Info FM.

Speakers will include:

William Babatunde Fowler -LIRS
The creative and the taxation of the entertainment industry
Harael Salkow –CEO Soul Candi Records SA
The business of premium music entertainment in Africa: A case study of Soul Candi Record
Leslie Kasumba- CEO Princess Behaviour Inc
Beyond the sound and the screen: Reaching the new African entertainment audience
Rich Simmonds – Forbes listed Social Media Influencer
140 letters Rich: A case study of a social media influencer
Linda Ikeji – Founder Linda Ikeji’s Blog
A bed, a laptop and a billion dollars – A case study of Linda Ikeji’s Blog
AY Makun – Producer A.Y Live, 30 Days in Atlanta
From A Dream To The Big Screen: Understanding & Financing The African Entertainment Business ‘30 Days in Atlanta’/‘A.Y Live’
Jade Osiberu – Creative Director Gidi Up
The Power of Content Marketing: A case study of Gidi Up on Ndani TV
Adebola Williams –Co Founder Red Media Africa
Cracking the Y Code: Reaching Todays Digitally Connected Youth
Cecil Hammond – CEO Flytime Group/Rhythm Unplugged
The growth and relevance of digital in the live event space
Diamond Platnumz – Bestselling East African Music star
Building Africa’s Biggest Musical Icon via social media – A case study of Diamond Platnumz
Dr Tunji Adegbesan – CEO Gidi Mobile
Extending brand engagement through the use of apps
Toke Makinwa – Award winning broadcaster and Vlogger
From Radio Star to Digital Entertainment Mogul: How Did It Happen?
Deji Olunlade – Managing Partner Rosenut Consult
Celebrity reputation management on social media/digital space and the law
Kunle Afolayan – Golden Effects Pictures
Transcending the Quality/Quantity jinx to create a commercial masterpiece- A case study of ‘October 1’


Tajudeen Adepetu
Ayo Animashaun
Japheth Omojuwa
Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju
Ubi Franklin
Tosin Ajibade [Olorisupergal]
Wana Udobang
Ariyike Akinbobola
Hamisi Taletale
Taiye Aliyu

For further details or to attend please contact:,
+2348034721860 +2348062905198

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