Hundreds of Nigerian teenagers flocked the 2023 Creative Industry Career Fair organized by Jobberman to learn, network, and get job placements with the organizations.
In his opening remark, Jobberman CEO, Oreoluwa Boboye said: “We tailored this event to be an all-encompassing approach to addressing the human capital development side of the creative sector. Beyond that, we designed it to be a venue for deep and meaningful interactions with industry leaders, as evidenced by the careful selection of panelists, specialist workshops, and the calibre of speakers represented in each.”
In a keynote address Sam Onyemelukwe, Global Business Development Director, Trace SA, he encouraged guests to always seek opportunities to learn more as new tools and technologies become available.
The Fashion Education Summit was led by Sinmi Adesanya of the Council for International African Fashion Education (CIAFE) at the Fair.
This event also gives participants the opportunity to attend upskilling plenaries and workshops, such as those on film, video, and photography; fashion; public relations, communications, and marketing; and business management and law.
M.O.T Lifestyle (motthelabel), Scott’s Legal, Mak Africa, Spurt Africa, and AVATA Works Digital Agency were among the notable organizations present at the event. Among the many exhibitors were FiberOne Broadband, MNIKS Purple Ventures Ltd, and Creative Arts Solution Foundation.
The Creative Industry Career Fair is part of an attempt to assist the sector realize its enormous potential in unlocking Nigeria’s economic prospects and increasing job opportunities for young people. Jobberman Nigeria organized the event in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation and Obsidian Advisory Africa.