The African Union Commission, AUC, and the International Committee of All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, in asssociation with TRACE has introduced Business Roundtable set to bring to the front burner vital issues affecting the music industry in Africa.
The roundtable is scheduled to hold as part of the line-up of events for the 2017 All Africa Music Awards scheduled for November 10 – 12 at the Ballroom, Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria, by 8.00a.m. to 4.00 p.m, themed Digital Takeover: Shaping the Future of African Music
Music Professionals, music executives and government officials across the continent will gather to develop a synergistic progress on the evolution in the music market, technology disruptions, and music business financing.
Among the confirmed speakers/panelists for the Business Roundtable are, Moustapha Diop, Founder of SOLID Africa, Senegal; Brahim El Mazned, Founder/Artistic Director, Timitar Festival, Morocco; Femi Osinubi, Head, Technology and Media, PwC West Africa, Nigeria; Michael Ugwu, General Manager, Sony Music West Africa, Nigeria; Dr. Sipho Sithole, President, Moshito Music Festival, South Africa.
Others are Sam Onyemelukwe, Managing Director, Trace TV, Nigeria; Rikki Stein, Head of A&R, Okay Music, USA; David Monsoh, MD/CEO, BBlack, France; Kelvin Orifa, Founder/CEO, Emblue, Nigeria; Jude Chiemeka, Managing Director, United Capital Securities, Lagos, Nigeria; DBanj, Renowned Music Superstar, Nigeria; Becca Renowned Music Superstar, Ghana.
Moderators are Laura Dave, CEO, Laura Dave Productions, Cameroon; Wax Dey, Co-founder, Calabash Associates, South Africa.