US Consul General Celebrates African Creative Market – THISDAYLIVE
Last Monday, the dynamic energy of the Africa Creative Market was set aglow by the United States
Consul General, Will Stevens, in a captivating event held in Lagos. Distinguished guests, ranging
from local and international artists to government dignitaries and avid art aficionados, graced the
As the vibrant creative market concludes its exciting run in Lagos today, it leaves behind a legacy
of unity and innovation. This extraordinary gathering brought together visionaries from both the
African and international creative sectors, igniting a dynamic exchange of ingenious concepts
aimed at propelling Africa's creative economy to new heights.
The festivities spanned a week, encompassing an array of enlightening programs. These offerings included specialized training sessions that delved into the intricacies of project development, ingenious marketing tactics, and the art of securing funding for up-and-coming talents in the realms of film, music, and fashion. Moreover, the Market acted as a springboard for artists, offering invaluable chances for networking and mentorship, nurturing their artistic journeys and business ventures alike. In a splendid convergence, the Africa Creative Market played host not only to its primary activities but also to the prestigious 2022 Women in Film and Television event. During his inaugural address, Stevens eloquently portrayed the Africa Creative Market as an exceptional avenue, where emerging Nigerian creatives synergize with their American counterparts, exploring sustainable business models within the expansive global creative sphere. This celebration of creativity and collaboration marks a defining moment that promises to resonate across borders and industries.