The Creative Entrepreneurs Association is set to stage another edition of the Creative Industry Awards. The Awards ceremony was started back in 2011 “as a platform for awardees to present their projects to an international panel of judges, as they forge between creativity and entrepreneurship.”
The Award has eleven (11) categories including the overall winner who will be declared the Creative Entrepreneur of the year 2012.The finalists for this year’s edition include TY Bello, Kelechi Amadi Obi, Terra Kulture, Akin Faleye (Visual Arts); Wole Oguntokun, DJ Sose, Kaffy, Sugar (Performing Arts).
According to the organizers, “The Creative Industry Awards wants to reveal new creative entrepreneurs with a core aim of celebrating them, thereby motivating others. It is also to sensitize the Nigerian creative sector to the oppourtunities that abound in Nigeria, while showcasing and rewarding those that have taken the bull by the horn.
The glamorous Awards ceremony will take place on the 23rd February 2013 at the British Council Gardens, 20, Thompson Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos from 6pm.