Cape Town – In partnership with the City of Cape Town, Reed Exhibitions Africa is proud to announce FAME Week Africa, the go-to place for creative industry professionals including the Film, Arts, Media and Entertainment sectors on the African continent.
Whether you’re a distributor, producer, buyer, talent or commissioner, creating and maintaining a professional network is key to successfully running your business in a highly competitive environment. FAME Week Africa provides an opportunity to forge, enrich and strengthen business relationships.
Set to take place from 13 – 15 September 2021, FAME Week Africa will embrace the creative community. This inaugural event will be a hybrid trade show, combining live and streaming options
Taking a hybrid approach – online platforms and real-time interaction – FAME Week Africa will be a business-to-business conference programme and exhibition by day and enchanting festivals by night: red-carpet FAME Reel Talent Showcase, live music, theatre performances, film screenings, high-end and exclusive networking opportunities. Meetings will be held on a virtual platform with participants joining in from all over the world.
A diverse array of industry leaders will inform and inspire (names to announced at later dates )
The event will culminate in FAME Reel Talent Showcase live in the City of Cape Town. This platform provides African creatives with an opportunity showcase their work and to be seen and acknowledged by industry leaders.
City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security JP Smith ,who spoke at Music Exchange 2019 during a keynote adds, “The City of Cape Town has over the years recognised that the creative industries have the potential to be a catalyst for economic growth, job creation and social cohesion.
Partnering for initiatives such as FAME Week Africa is part of a broader strategy to provide more platforms for creatives from our city and those from the rest of the country to showcase their talents whether it’s film, the arts or new media.”
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