22 Friday 3 March, 6pm-7pm Al Baraha 1, InterContinental
Creating a dedicated social media following can help immeasurably for a career in creativity. Each member of our panel has taken a different approach to building their ‘tribe’ of fans, friends and event business clients – a community that can be rewarding in all kinds of ways.
Abdullah Al Jumah’s Twitter followers proved a source of inspiration and support both on his travels and in the writing of Tales of a Saudi in Europe.
Nisha Katona built a dedicated following on YouTube with her introductions to curry cooking. They have become loyal supporters of her books and her restaurant, Mowgli.
Kerby Rosanes’ intricate art is perfectly suited to online art communities from Instagram to DeviantArt, and he has built a freelance career using the creative social and professional network Behance.
Language: English, with simultaneous Arabic translation