It’s not news that we are in the social media/new media age and for the second time ever, the widely talked about Social Media week is hitting Lagos this year with the theme “A CONNECTED AFRICA IS THE FUTURE”.
Social media week Lagos has opened its doors to entrepreneurs, tech startups, companies, events, personalities and many more that have come to accept social media and use social media to make a difference today. Using social media to influence positive change is definitely not an easy task and goes beyond just tweeting randomly, facebooking or posting pictures on instagram. Social media can make a difference in your life, business, In the global world and also in the way each and the way we think or see things.
Honestly when I heard about Social media week coming back to Lagos, the first thing I thought of was what kind of events will be featured this year? Last year, we saw a lot of small entities taking it upon themselves to pass on their message using the social media week platform. The biggest names in Marketing/Entrepreneurship/Startups such as Omajuwa, Linda Ikeji, Abass (Wildfusion), Uche Pedro were all hosted during the week. This year there is an amazing opportunity for you to meet people, learn more about social media and how it plays a role in your environment and also how you can use social media for yourself.
This year’s Social media week is packed with great & highly informative events from different companies; from people speaking about how to start a business, creating a blog, to impact of social media on ecommerce, the tech cabal start up competition and much more.
To be a part of this year’s social media week (February 17th – 21st 2014), [rad-hl]please visit the website[/rad-hl] to check out the schedule. Registration has commenced and there is a Jumia discount voucher for every one looking to attend the social media week events. Simply sign up to get your Jumia discount voucher
Yours Truly Jumia Nigeria is a media partner for Social Media Week 2014 and we are also hosting an event coming up on 17th of February during the week. Feel free to read about our Event [rad-hl]Here[/rad-hl] while you sign up for Social media week. Our Event is free so you can register online.
Social Media weeks official Global partner is Nokia and Jumia will be giving out mobile phones via @Smwlagos twitter page as part of the countdown to the week.
Make sure to follow the social media week Hashtags on twitter and generally online #smwlagos #smwlagjumia
This Article was written by Olamide Amosu