The inaugural edition of West Africa’s biggest omni-media summit, The RED Summit, held at Habour Point, Victoria Island Lagos, has brought together media practitioners from across Africa and beyond.
The summit which is in partnership with Troyka Holdings and the School of Media & Communication, Pan-African University, saw media moguls across all communication spectrum -Broadcast, Print, Public Relations, Advertising and New Media come together to have a conversation about the future of the media industry in Africa.
The event organized as part of the 10th anniversary of Red Media Africa, Africa’s leading omni-media company had in attendance are Mr. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity; Mr. Biodun Shobanjo, Chairman of Troyka Holdings; Ije Nwokorie, Global CEO Wolf Ollins; Dr. Ikechukwu Obiaya, Dean of School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University; Nduka Obiagbena, Chairman/Editor-in-Chief This Day Newspaper; Louis Otieno, Corporate Affairs Director of Microsoft Corporation; Biola Alabi, former Managing Director of MNET Africa; Chris Ogbechie.
Also in audience are Chairman Diamond Bank, Uche Pedro, Chief Executive Officer of leading lifestyle blog BellaNaija; Betty Irabor, Chief Executive Officer, Genevieve Magazine; Deji Awokoya, General Manager of Beat FM; Rimini Makama, Corporate Communication Director of Africa Practice; Tolu Ogunlesi award winning journalist; James Schneider Senior Correspondent at New African Magazine; MI Abaga, CEO, Chocolate City; Gbemi Olateru, On Air Personality; Darey Art Alade, award winning Musician; Mai Atafo, CEO, Mai Atafo Inspired; and many more.
The RED Summit is West Africa’s largest omni-media gathering. The summit will bring together stakeholders in various segments of the media across the African continent to explore new trends in a rapidly changing landscape. Participants at the event will have opportunities to exchange ideas about the future of media on the continent. The RED Summit is part of events celebrating ten years of Red Media Africa’s impact on Africa’s media space, inspiring and empowering millions of Africa’s youth in the process.