Social Media Week September kicks off today and we want to send a huge good luck to all eight cities participating! Africa: Open & Connected is part of the SMW London schedule and its shaping up to be EPIC! Check out the final schedule here and see you Friday!
ROUNDTABLE: SOCIAL MEDIA & THE FUTURE OF BROADCASTING IN NIGERIA Fola Kudehinbu (African & Caribbean Chamber of Commerce) Emeka Mba (National Broadcasting Commission) Chris Ubosi (Beat 99.9FM)1:30PM – 2:30PM BILLION STRONG… A CONTINENT ON THE RISE Russell Southwood (Balancing Act Africa) Nkiru Asika (SMW Lagos/Enterprise Creative) Matthew Dawes (Mobile Web Africa/Mobilista Rockstars) Taj Onigbanjo (Africa Digital Media) Richard Dowden (Royal African Society) Amit Pau (Ariadne Capital)
3:00PM – 4:00PM OPEN ACCESS: SOCIAL MEDIA & GOVERNANCE IN AFRICA Marieme Jamme (African Gathering) Sophie Masipa (Mo Ibrahim Foundation) Rodney Borde (VOXAfrica) Vera Kwakofi (BBC) Ayo Alli (Illa Media)
4:30PM – 5:30PM E!AFRICA: SOCIAL MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT IN AFRICA Chude Jideonwo Lanre Davies (Factory 78) Ike Onuorah (Strictly Entertainment Music) DJ Abass (DJAMEDIA) Digger Elias (Wyld Pitch Records / The Orchard) Obi Asika (Storm 360 Entertainment) Ropo Akin (Coko Bar)
6:00PM – 8:00PM #SMWLAGOS COCKTAIL HOUR HOSTED BY VOXAFRICA’S REMEL LONDON DJ OsaJatt’s Afrobeats soundtrack sets the tone for a night of fun and networking. Enjoy Afro-Brit style ‘small chops’ and wine care of SMW Lagos and Ravensbourne. Beveage Sponsor One Juiced Water