Ingressive Announces Tech Meets Entertainment Summit for the Tech Ecosystem and the Entertainment Industry.
Tech Meets Entertainment Summit 2018 by Ingressive and sponsored by BookedByUs and GitHub will convene Developers, Designers, Founders, Actors, Musicians and Investors to learn about tech and startups in Africa, monetising fan bases, and collaboratively discovering new solutions for the industry.
The one-day event will be held at Zone Tech Park, Gbagada, Lagos on the 25th of October, 2018.
Registration is open for the Tech Meets Entertainment Summit 2018, the only tech summit designed to connect tech enthusiasts, entrepreneurs and entertainers.
The Summit will host more than 30 distinguished panelists and speakers, including business leaders, inventors, entertainers and policymakers.
There will be investment training for those attending Tech Meets Entertainment Summit. The goal is to use tech as a way to monetise fan bases and establish partnerships between those in entertainment and those building tech. Entertainers in attendance include business moguls and singers such as Don Jazzy, Founder of Mavin Records, and Ajebutter22, a tech business man and entertainer.
For the techies to shape the future of media and entertainment; the Tech Meets Entertainment Summit will be inspiring tech innovation in entertainment. All guests will enjoy access to their favourite artists and swag. A select few will get to pitch business ideas and potentially team up with Nigeria’s biggest names in entertainment.
“There is going to be a closed door session that is going to teach entertainers like myself how to invest in tech and about business. This is beautiful, if you are in tech and entertainment, this is for you.” — Don Jazzy Founder, Mavin Records.
Entertainers have done the hard work of engaging millions, I’d love to see what happens when we plug that power into the tech community to monetise… – Sean Burrowes, COO @ Ingressive
TMES’18 panelists and speakers include Tomiwa (Bigcabal), Dami (TaxiTV), Dr. Ndidi Nnoli Edozien, Olumbe Akinkugbe (SSA to the Ondo state Governor), Gary Ross (Cofounder Ross and Shulga), Idris Saliu (Clane), Neo Ighodaru (Creativity Kills), Mark Essien (CEO and Founder of HNG), Admas Kanyagia (Director of Social Impact at GitHub) and Adewale Abati (Developer Program Manager at Ingressive), and Bada Akintunde-Johnson, Country Manager of Viacom.
The lead sponsor for the summit is GitHub, the world-leading software development platform that is actively supporting Africa’s major tech ecosystems. TMES 2018 is being supported by BookedByUs, Nigeria’s first fully-integrated online Talent Booking platform.
For more information and to register for the summit please visit
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