Organisers of the Pacesetter Entertainment and Recognition Awards (PERA) has launched PERA Entertainment Conference, aimed to address the situation in the entertainment industry and proffer relevant solutions, a statement made available to Global Excellence Online reads.
PERA, established in 2016, was established to acknowledge, encourage and celebrate excellence amongst indigenes and residents of Oyo State who have made indelible marks in their chosen careers.
The award committee recognises the role of culture and entertainment in the economy of any State, hence the reason for creating the award.
To usher in the 3rd Edition of the awards event, which comes up on Sunday, 8th of December at Jogor Centre, Mr Tolu Oluwo , according to the statement, the head of the New Media team, said that PERA, in conjunction with the team have decided to organise the conference to discuss vital issues in the entertainment industry in the pace-setter State.
The conference, themed ‘The Growth of Entertainment Via Social Media, is free but registration is necessary, according to the statement.
The statement adds that the conference comes up on Thursday the 22nd of August and would have Edmund Obilo as the Keynote speaker, Azuka Ogujiuba of Media Room Hub as speaker, while the event would also be graced by Jide Taiwo formerly of Netng, Tosin Odita, Funke Ogunshola and Dare Adekambi of Tribune newspapers, among others.