Lagos - Preparations
for the Nigerian Digital Music Summit are at an advanced stage.
The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) is spearheading
It is collaborating with Growth and Employment Projects
(GEM) Nigeria, supported by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and
The World Bank and the United Kingdom’s Department of
International Development (DFID) are funding the event set for Victoria Island,
on September 28 and 29.
The summit will held under the theme, “Establishing the
Basic Rules of Engagement in the Digital Environment.”
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The two-day event provides an opportunity for key players
in the production and distribution of music in the digital era in Nigeria to
engage with copyright experts.
This would determine the basic rules of engagement in the
digital environment in order to ensure that every person or organization in the
value chain can get a fair deal.
Copyright experts from around the world are set to
COSON Chairman, Tony Okorojia, said the summit is
critical as the production and distribution of music has gone almost completely
"The summit is not a talk shop. It is an opportunity
to agree on how to move forward so that everybody’s interest is protected and
the Nigerian music industry can grow and meet its true potential," he
- CAJ News