What to expect

Sessions are designed to ensure maximum interaction between confab participants, attendees, speakers and resource persons.

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Expo

The MESH Expo is a unique platform that showcases the entire spectrum of creativity
in Ghana from the individual freelance creatives to the largest multinational creative
agencies. A wide array of products and services are displayed in a typical expo style
with creative individuals, startups, organizations, advertising, PR and Brandings agencies
as well as firms in the fields of fashion, architecture, interior and product design.
Also on display are organizations that offer products and services that target the
creative community.

Keynote Speakers

This session is aimed at sharing insights into the business of creativity with an emphasis
on how to make ideas happen. In this session, we invite outstanding individuals who
have chalked remarkable success in their various creative disciplines to deliver 15
minute presentations that aim to educate, inform and inspire. Past speakers include
development architect Professor Henaku Addo, Branding expert Nana K. Duah, Ace
photographer Emmanuel Bobbie, Filmmaker Nicole Amarteifio and Fashion Designer
Ayesha Obuobi Ayensu amongst other outstanding creatives.

Panel discussion

These are discussion that touch on various topics that directly affect the business of
creativity. It features a moderator and a panel of resource persons and experts in creative
and other traditional fields in very indepth conversations that largely involve and
engage the audience.

Portfolio Reviews

In this session, participants are given the opportunity to present their creative works to receive insightful feedback from peers, experts and audience. Presenters are given a 5 minute time slot within which to present their works and another 5 minutes to receive feedback all in a very relaxed and semi-formal atmosphere. This gives them the opportunity to showcase their work, a chance at commissions, recruitment and/or collaboration.

Live Creative Demo

With a concious desire to depart from the typical talk-shop and showcasing of final
products, this session is designed to offer participants a first-hand peek into the creative
processes behind the production of products and services. It features different
activities happening simultaneously with networking. Typical activities include
Photography shoot and photo retouching, painting (Digital and analog), Graffiti art,  3d modeling, DJ mixing, Musical/ Poetry performances

Creative Labs

The MESH Creative Labs is a new addition to the Creative confab. A series of masterclass workshops facilitated by industry experts designed to provide beginner level knowledge in various creative skills such as digital photography, graphic design, 3d modeling and rendering, design thinking etc. These are targeted at individuals who are looking to explore new creative careers but do not know where to start as well as those individuals who are want to gain a cursory insights into creative skill that are outside their primary fields. Keep an eye eye on this page for more information soon.