For the first time ever, during the week of September 14th to 18th, 28 hand-picked cities from around the world will be hosting their own free, one-night-only 99U Local event. On the 18th of September, Lagos welcomes the event to Nigeria.
Makers, entrepreneurs, freelancers, and artists are thriving around the globe, and this event seeks to bring to light those who are executing ideas and how their process of execution.
The event will consist of three curated talks that share road-tested advice on making ideas happen, followed by a casual networking and cocktails hour. It’s going to be insightful and intimate—a chance to learn from creative minds in this community.
The three speakers will be Oluyomi Ojo, founder of Printivo, an innovative company that has succeeded in taking the Printing business online; Seun Agbelusi, brand story teller and creative strategist, known for bringing a lot Advertisng and Creative ideas to life; and Osagie Alonge editor-in-chief the popular Nigeria online news platform, Pulse NG. These 3 speakers will talk about their story and give practical advice on how to take an idea and turn it a thriving, living ecosystem.
Here are the event details below:
Venue: The Osh Gallery, 381 Herbert Macaulay way, Yaba
Date: September 18th 2015
The 99U Local Lagos event is free to attend, but there are a limited number of spots available, so you have to RSVP for it here – 99uLagos
99U Local Lagos is organized by 99U and Gbemi Lolade Adekanmbi.