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EVENTS

Nigerian Entertainment Conference 2019
NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE 2019
April 24-24, 2019
The 2019 theme, Mobile, Data, Consumers and the Future of Entertainment, was chosen to interrogate the possibilities of the entertainment industry going forward.“It has become clear that the Nigerian entertainment industry needs an event like NECLive," said Ayeni Adekunle, founder and con...

GamesBeat Summit 2019
GAMESBEAT SUMMIT 2019
April 23-24, 2019
Unlike large gaming events throughout the year, GamesBeat Summit is the most intimate gaming event in the industry where senior attendees return again and again because of the genuine conversations, networking and deal-making that come out of the Summit.Community matters more than ever to the succes...

Al Roker Entertainment, Inc


Al Roker Entertainment, Inc (ARE) is a leading producer of original, award-winning TV programs & digital content for the world's best networks & brands. Led by 13-time Emmy award winning TV personality & trusted multi-media authority Al Roker, ARE produces all forms of content for distribution across a variety of platforms around the world, including: broadcast, cable, digital, OTT, social & SVOD.Some of our programs include the reality-based “DEA” for Spike TV, “Kimberly’s Simply Southern” for Great American Country, "Celebrity Holiday Homes"​ for HGTV, and the Weather Channel hit “Coast Guard Alaska” and "Coast Guard Florida"​ (now airing on PLUTO TV). Recently, the company also produced "Girl Starter"​ - a branded entertainment venture - airing on TLC & Discovery Family, promoting female entrepreneurship and presented by Staples, Microsoft, Visa, US Air Force, Vera Bradley, and Klarbrunn. More here: https://www.girlstarter.com/

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EVENTS

GamesBeat Summit 2019
GAMESBEAT SUMMIT 2019
April 23-24, 2019
Unlike large gaming events throughout the year, GamesBeat Summit is the most intimate gaming event in the industry where senior attendees return again and again because of the genuine conversations, networking and deal-making that come out of the Summit.Community matters more than ever to the succes...

Nigerian Entertainment Conference 2019
NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE 2019
April 24-24, 2019
The 2019 theme, Mobile, Data, Consumers and the Future of Entertainment, was chosen to interrogate the possibilities of the entertainment industry going forward.“It has become clear that the Nigerian entertainment industry needs an event like NECLive," said Ayeni Adekunle, founder and con...