Monday, September 9, 2013

Why should Spoken Word Poets brand themselves? He will tell you why.....



Education: Masters in Business Administration [ObafemiAwolowo University] - 2006; Professional Diploma in Public Relations - 2002; B.Sc. (Hons.) with First Class in International Relations [ObafemiAwolowo University] – 1995.

Career: 
ECOBANK Nigeria Plc - [Jan. 1998 – June 1999]; Fountain Trust Bank Plc (Enterprise Bank)- [July 1999 -  July 2004]; Guardian Express Bank Plc (Enterprise Bank) - [July 2004 –Dec 2005]; Spring Bank  (Enterprise Bank) - [Jan 2006 –  May 2007];First Bank Nigeria Plc[June 2007 – Dec 2008];Sterling Bank Plc, [January 2009 – To Date]

Current position: Group Head, Strategy and Communications Department, Sterling Bank Plc

Commentary:
Born June 26, 1971, and having served in various positions up to the level of Assistant General Manager, Shina has had a rather unique Banking career. He has been privileged to work in two Banks that have gone through mergers and transitions and has been opportuned to be present during some of them.
Asides a ‘healthy’ banking career, Shina is also an Associate Member of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (ANIPR) as well as the Institute of Public Relations (AMIPR) UK

Married with a kid, Shina can be described as a person with good interpersonal, communication and motivational skills and a lover of sports as well as the arts.




i2X Media Company Limited, 
organizers of WORD UP 

Presents

"The Business Of Spoken Word Poetry in Nigeria."

Topics to be discussed

1. The art of Spoken Word Poetry (from Page to Stage).
2. Events Management/Poetry Events organisation
3. Branding yourself 
4. Branding your event 

Speakers/ Facilitators:  

Shina Atilola 
(Group Head, Strategy and Communications, Sterling Bank)

Kelvin Orifa
(Manager, Youth Market at MTN Nigeria)
 
Chiedu Ifeozo 
Published Writer and Spoken Word Poet) 

Donna K 
Top Female Spoken Word Poet in Nigeria) 

Olajumoke Alawode- James
(co-organizer, FREEDOMHALL, a weekly open mic Poetry and Music event)

Date is September 14, 2013.

Venue is Bogobiri House, No. 9 Maitama Sule Street, 
off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos  

Time is from 2pm.

Attendance is FREE!!!!