Creatives Against COVID - a Webinar Series from the Africa Digital Media Foundation - The Events & Performances Edition

You asked for more, and we listened! Our mission is to provide skills, financing and policy change for Africa’s creative, and our webinar series is part of that.

We bring you the third in our #CreativesAgainstCOVID webinar series. We’re turning our focus to events and performances, and will be highlighting the impact of COVID on different levels of the event and performance industry, as well as providing ideas, innovation and encouragement.

Join us and a line-up of conversation starters, live on Zoom.

Thursday 21st May at 4pm EAT.

Our conversation starters include Chris Kirwa, Chemtai Chamia, Alan Oyugi, and Peter Gacheru, alongside our moderator, Kaz. Then it’s for all of us to continue the conversation

Meet our Panelists

Allan Oyugi

Managing Director : Xtreme Media Solutions
Allan Oyugi has risen in the industry to become one of the most respected events Gurus. His expertise in all facets of the entertainment industry has allowed for successful partnerships with different Brands. His motto ‘Give everyone a chance’, says he is a strong believer that everyone has special skills and that in life we are a Team. His strategic planning, creative development,


Founder :Kaz Entertainment
Award-winning musician Karen ‘Kaz’ Lucas is an established leader in the Kenyan arts and culture ecosystem. Having begun her career in 1997 as a rapper/singer, she has gone on to run creative ventures and projects cutting across the performing arts, media production, digital marketing and innovative events that shape the industrial standard. Kaz has had a lifelong passion for changing the way sex education is taught to young people. Driven by this passion and enabled by her media experience, she started The Spread Podcast.

Chris Kirwa

Chief Operating Officer : CateChris Limited
Chris Kirwa is a renowned events organizer, MC, and Chief Operating Officer of CateChris Limited, an events company he founded with his wife, Cate. He has been in the entertainment industry for 20 years and has expertise in event security. He is Co-founder of Elite Mcs Kenya, and is also a Board Member of EMAK (Event Managers Association Of Kenya), serving his second term.

Peter Gacheru

CEO : IMG Kenya Group Limited
Peter is a renowned Marketer and Sports Administrator with vast experience spanning more than two decades.
He is the CEO of IMG Kenya Ltd, a wholesome communication agency offering consultancy services in Corporate Communication Strategy Formulation and Execution, Events Management, Sports and Sports Sponsorship Management, Brand Strategy Formulation as well as Marketing Strategies. Previously, he was the Badminton World Federation Executive Board Member for 10 years. Currently, he is Marketing Chair for the National Olympic Committee, Kenya.

Chemtai Chamia,

CEO & Cofounder : Bloomingdale Planners Ltd & Handmade Treasures Ltd.
Platinum event planner & connoisseur, space stylist and designer, Chemtai co founded Bloomingdale, and organises bespoke, boutique weddings, private and corporate events across Kenya.