Lagos - Technology experts and entrepreneurs
will gather in Lagos next week for Social Media Week.
The country’s commercial capital is one of four cities,
alongside Hamburg, Jarkata and New York, to host the event that starts on
Monday, ending on Friday.
Each of the four cities will bring together leaders from
around the globe for a week of important conversations on the future of
technology and human connectivity in our digital-first world.
With over 70 000 physical attendees joining every year, 5
000 speakers and more than 1 million people connecting through social and
mobile, organisers are thrilled for Social Media Week 2016.
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In Lagos, insights into the emerging trends and
technology in the African marketplace would be discussed.
Ebele Okobi, Head of Public Policy, Africa at Facebook,
will discuss how Facebook can be utilized as a platform for increased citizen
engagement that promotes open dialogues and positive government change.
Accenture, the global professional services company, will
present, “How Nigerian Businesses Are Embracing Digital Transformation” that
will focus on case studies of some of the
biggest banks in Nigeria as they embark on transforming their businesses
through the use of digital marketing.
The launch of a new initiative for women in tech in
Africa SMW Lagos will also celebrate the launch of Women in Tech Africa Nigeria
Women in Tech Africa has over 500 women in over
30 countries in the continent.
- CAJ News