Lagos Comic Con the biggest gathering of geeks in sub-Saharan Africa, is an annual creative festival that brings “children of all ages” together to celebrate creative endeavors in the fields of animation, gaming, film, books, virtual reality and of course lovers of comics.
This year’s festival marks its 7thedition growing from 300 guests in 2012 into Africa’s biggest geek event with over 4000 guests in 2017 making Lagos Comic Con a trusted platform for the growth and nurture of Nigeria’s creative arts.
If you’re still trying to grasp the whole excitement around a geek festival or wondering what makes this different from previous editions or any other costume gathering, here are 5 reasons you should attend the 2018 edition of Lagos Comic Con;
- Bigger, Bolder, Better
Unlike previous editions, 2018 Lagos Comic Con will hold at the Landmark Event Centre Oniru. The event will attract over 10 thousand geeks from within and outside Nigeria. This is a major feat in the creative arts space from an independent production. Musterseed Communication International, the brand behind the festival are set to raise the bar
In a bid to nurture and grow the creative arts industry, Lagos Comic Con 2018 will be having masterclasses for film, books, business, and animation namely Nollycon, Bookicon, Bizcon, and Rendacon respectively. Speaking at the Masterclasses are Media Multimedia personality and best selling author, Toke Makinwa, Actor, Juliana Olayode, movie directors, business consultants just to mention a few.
3. Marketing Opportunities
With the numbers come the opportunity. An estimated ten thousand people will be attending the festival this year giving brands and individual a great opportunity for exposure. The festival is well known for attracting the geeks and creative enthusiasts.
Friendships are made at the festival. People who attend come in as strangers but leave making new friends and fostering business relationships. LCC is a marketplace for creatives. Starting with 300 people in attendance in 2012 to 4000 people in 2017, it has helped harness budding talents and bridges the gap in the reach to market for creatives.
5. Fun, Fun and Yes More Fun
Beyond the masterclasses, Lagos Comic Con is all about fun. Family and Friends time is commonplace at the festival. Children and adults wearing costumes of their favourite superheroes gather to enjoy the activities at the festival. It is an immersive experience.
So whatever reason to chose to attend, mark your calendar and book a seat here.