#WeWantTheYouthsToKnow was back, bigger and better hosting their second three day networking conference on 1st - 3rd August 2018
We Want The Youths to Know (WWTYTK) is a free networking conference that seeks to prepare, educate, guide and train young Africans, through industry experts, with the right skills and knowledge needed for successful long-term careers, as well as, to proffer solutions to the problems of the African creative industry.
WWTYTK 2018 took place from August 1st to 3rd 2018. The event was held at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria, with 2500 participants in attendance. The theme of the event was SUCCESS STORIES. Speakers included: TY Bello, Denola Grey, Temi Otedola, Prince Meyson, Noble igwe, Timmy Davies, Flawless Faces by Jane, D'Artiste by Dodos.
Sponsors included: Zenith Bank, Skye Bank, Canon, Terra Kulture Media partners included: Ntel, The Beat 99.9, Hot FM 99.9, Silverbird TV, BBC
Participants remarked on the success of the event and noted the insightful knowledge imparted by the various speakers (recorded via Instagram and Twitter posts using the hashtags #wewantheyouthstoknow and #wwtytk).
Speakers addressed, in particular, the importance of branding, adding value to oneself and one's work and ultimately, understanding the business of your creative sector. Skye Bank also gave a talk on the importance