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Guess Where Advertising Highfliers Will Gather This Week?

If you want to rub minds with the elites of advertising in Africa, go to La mango Restaurant, Ikeja GRA in Lagos- Nigeria this Thursday, 28th of May. From 6pm; eight Nigerian ad gurus would be cracking their brains to identify some top-notch creative works in the 2015 Cristal festival Poster Contest holding in Nigeria.
At La mango, you are sure to meet Chima Okenimkpe, Creative Director at Inisght Comm.; Creative Managing Director of Noah’s Ark, Lanre Adisa; Uzoma Okpaye, Managing Director of Etu Odi; Babatunde Sule, Creative Director of DDB Lagos; Atunwa Ranti, Creative Director, TBWA Concept; Kunle Shittu, Director, New Business & Special Projects of STB McCan; Chuma Obumselu, Executive Creative Director at BBDO and the Creative Director of 141 Worldwide, Chamberlin Ukenedo.
These tenacious ad guys will decide if there are designers in Lagos that can  showcase their creativity by designing a poster to promote the 2015 African Cristal Festival that will hold from September 30 to October 2, 2015, Marrakech.
LR Animals Board Print ad A2.aiThe poster, should be designed around a simple and symbolic visual associating the advertising world via the various competitions: films, outdoor campaigns, print, and radio to the conviviality of meetings in warm surroundings.
Prize for the winners include: A free pass to Marrakech for each person of the winning team (maximum 2 people) for the 3rd edition of the African Cristal Festival from September 30 to October 2, 2015 including transportation – airplane ticket for one person, transfer from the airports of Casablanca or Marrakech, accommodation and delegate passes i.e access to all festival venues, official lunches, cocktails & dinners, after parties, etc.
Also, 10% discount on the global participation fee for your agency (competitions, registrations); the presentation of the winners by newsletter, in the official catalog of the African Cristal Festival and in the site (If participants are team of two, only the airplane ticket will be at the expense of the second person, everything else including the airport transfer will be offered by the Cristal Festival.
Targeted audience for the event include advertisers, advertising agencies, marketing, interactive and media agencies, producers, directors, industry leaders, journalists and the communication industry at large.
The concept of the festival is based on high-level conferences with prestigious speakers but also on an adaptation and highlighting of local and/or regional culture within competitions which reward the best of creative advertising.
The event puts networking opportunities at the forefront of the festival where advertisers, agencies, and media producers can meet and discuss the future of their businesses.

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