Sycom Technology in association with Behance, an Adobe company is organizing the very first portfolio review workshop in Abuja this Friday, May 16th. Behance, a product of New York-based Company Behance, Inc. (a subsidiary of Adobe Group) is an online portfolio platform for creative professionals across multiple industries, including photography, graphic design, illustration, and fashion.
The event is co-ordinated by founder & CEO of Sycom Technology, Daniel Oratokhai in partnership with Behance an Adobe company. Sycom is the first to provide this opportunity for graphics designers, photographers, architects, fashion designers, creative professionals and talents from all walks of life to meet under one roof in Abuja.
Behance is a global interactive-exchange community that brings together skilled individuals in the creativity industry to discuss opportunities, progress, and trends in the industry.
This event is being organized by Sycom in partnership with Box Office, Jacob Forbes, HTT Forex, Hams&Shem Strategy company, Hinvesting Business Support Ltd and Events-NG. Sycom is an enterprise, web and mobile app development company with over 100+ projects in its portfolio.
The Behance Review Week is usually a week-long event all over the world. The offline Behance Review Week was started by Adobe in 2012 to help bring the online creative community and Abuja will be participating for the first time this year.
There are different Categories for participation, including and not limited to graphic design, architecture, fashion design, photography, fine arts, animation, films, an artist, web designer, UI/UX designer, mobile app developer, videographer, textile designer, illustrator, branding, industrial designer, interactive designer, art directing, sound designer, automotive designer, advertising, character designer, interior designer, editorial styling, editorial designer, etc.
This exhibition cum interactive section is aimed at connecting skilled persons, partners and entrepreneurs in the creative industry as well as providing a platform for self-expression and actualization.
The section will run through three phases------Exhibition Session, starting from 10am till 6pm at the Box Office, the Interaction Session will hold from 11am to 2pm at the Box Office and the After Party from 8pm till 11pm at the Avatar Lounge, all three sessions holding this Friday, May 16th at the VALLEY PLAZA, Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse II.
The workshop will begin with a short and inspiring presentation by the Behance team. Later, the attendees will break into small groups to have their work reviewed by the panelists.
The select review photos and videos will be sent to Behance site, where the participants' work will be put up making it internationally visible.
The best work in the review workshop will also be presented with specially minted appreciation coins and encouraging 'like' stickers.
Speakers at the event are the Chief Executive Officer of Stratex Pro Ltd, Noel Akpata, the prolific blogger, trainer and CEO of Logos Audibles Enterprises, Jenny Chisom, and the Operation Lead of Abuja's largest offline social media event - #AdoptATweep, Kolo Kenneth.
The event is open to all members and non-members of the Behance online community and new members are welcome. The event will serve as the most anticipated networking event for creative designers and opportunity to get hired by companies looking for creatives.
Companies and enterprises are invited to come review portfolio of creative people and find the best skill match for their businesses. 100 creatives with portfolio of over 500 on display at the venue of the portfolio exhibition. The exhibition will be opened from 10am to 6pm on Friday. Visiting companies will also stand a chance of winning free corporate websites for their businesses, 3 companies will win free logo designs or redesigns, 2 companies will win a free advert design and 1 company will win a free photo session for their business.
For More Information:
Tel: +234 8156561293 or e-Mail: Behance@sycom.com.ng
Free online registration is open till 9am May 16th, 2014 and can be submitted at HERE those interested can also find us HERE or on EventBrite
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