He is Mathew Ohio

Matthew Ohio is the founder and CEO of Industry Nite. He is a showbiz enthusiast, show promoter and businessman who started the Industry Nite in 2009 as an independent platform for artistes to showcase themselves.

His iconic music show activation, Industry Nite, has been instrumental in platforming some of Nigeria’s biggest entertainment exports, birthing careers for entertainers such as Yemi Alade, Sean Tizzle, CDQ, DJ Spinall, Hype man Manolospanky and Jimmie, Ycee, Burna Boy, amongst others.

The show also launched Mavin Records, DMW, MI’s Loopy Music alongside other indie record labels.

With a background in Communications from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ohio founded El’Carnaval Limited, an entertainment company with core focus on concerts production, experiential marketing, production management, touring and artist booking.

Since its inception, the outfit has created events and concerts for leading brands such as MTN Nigeria, Remy Martin, Glenfiddich, Diageo, Hennessy, MTV Base.

Ohio also sits on the Felabration organizing committee and has been in charge of curating the widely celebrated Festivals line up since 2010.


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