Black International 3 – Panel Discussion: “Doing Business in Africa”

10 Nov

International trading

For Creatives who want to go global

Date: Wednesday, 17th November 2010
Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm

The Gramaphone, 60-62 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LT
Cost: £5 (tickets can also be purchased on the door, please contact us to reserve your place).

A not to be missed, high level panel discussion and networking session for creative businesses and individuals to find out, what it really takes to do business in Africa.


Tune into BBC London 94.9fm this Sunday (14th Nov) and hear our very own Yemisi on Dotun Adebayo’s show talking about our “Black International” event and on going global to avoid the economic downturn –

Hear from successful Black Creative Entrepreneurs, providing their personal accounts and advice on:

Winning contracts in Africa

Setting up a business in Africa

Selling products in markets across the continent

The current climate for the Creative Industries across Africa


Nana Ocran, International Editor. Credits include Wings (Arik Air’s in-flight magazine), Arise Magazine and Time Out Nigeria, Lagos, Abuja and London.

Imruh Bakari, CEO of Savannah Mediaworks based in the UK and Savannah Films a successful independent production company based in Tanzania. Formally Festival Director of the Zanzibar International Film Festival from 1999 – 2004.

This discussion will be followed by a drinks reception for you to network with other Creative businesses. Music is being provided by Afrogroov and Afropop Live.

For further information:
T: 0207 193 4577

This programme has been produced by Hatch Events with funding from the European Regional Development Fund and Arts Council England.


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