The African Creative Economy Conference (6-9 October 2013) is an unique opportunity to empower yourself in a three-day intensive programme of exchanging cutting-edge information and innovative ideas. It will focus on unlocking the potential of the continent’s creative industries (Africa’s share of the global creative economy is currently less than 1%) and leapfrogging into emerging high-growth sectors of the world economy.
Welcome to the African Creative Economy Conference
By Korkor Amarteifio - Chairperson, Arterial Network
On behalf of the organisers of the third African Creative Economy Conference, I have great pleasure in inviting you to attend this inspiring and enriching event. The conference will focus attention on the continent’s creative industries, not just as economic drivers but will also highlight the potential contribution of the Creative Industries to the eradication of poverty, democracy and human rights. This event will be of particular interest to creative practitioners, government bodies and policy makers, academics, researchers, entrepreneurs, journalists and many others. The ACEC is a key opportunity to interact with
leading players in the field, and to engage with critical challenges and innovative solutions that are part of the process of growing the outputs and efficacy of the creative sector in Africa. A key end goal is to facilitate the production and distribution of African creative goods and services, within the continent and globally. First held in Nairobi in 2011, then Dakar in 2012, the African Creative Economy conference rotates through different regions in Africa. With Cape Town in the global spotlight as World Design Capital 2014, the conference promises to be a wellspring of …Read More
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