All roads would on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, lead to Landmark Event Centre, Lagos, for the business of photography conference. The conference, which aims at bringing photographers, photography manufacturing and servicing companies, as well as photography retail businesses under one roof to discuss, learn, exhibit, sell and buy everything photography will reposition the craft in the country.
According to a statement sent to The Guardian, the event will run from 9am to 9pm on the said day, and seeks to address the evolution of the photography sector from a business perspective and also to chart a proper course for the future. It added that the event promises to be an exciting and engaging one, as there would be a lot of activities for the day.
“In recent times the need to efficiently monetize the photography industry and define its future as a major part of the current and future national revenue generation sector has become more important,” it said.
The conference will feature five segments; the opening, the conversation (panel session), break out time (master classes), cocktails/networking and exhibition. During the conversation segment, attendees would have the opportunity to listen and chat with award winning Nigerian photographers about the future of photography in Nigeria.
There would also be master classes where photographers would learn some skills from the industry’s best hands. An exhibition area would also be set aside where attendees can buy and sell items, including cameras and others that have to do with photography.
According to the statement, the grand ambition of the conference is to establish the ‘Business of Photography’ as a yearly gathering of photography stakeholders, with attendees including creatives, investors, equipment manufacturers, retailers and buyers of creative work.
Any interested person that wants to should register on: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-business-of-photography-conference-2018-tickets-43295523075?aff=eac2
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