The Nigerian Social Media Summit #NSMS2018 focused on the business, educational and political sector has been unveiled in Nigeria.
The event slated to hold in Abuja on between August 12-14 is being organised by MY EVENTS, a Malaysian-Nigerian company with 10 years’ experience and expertise in events crafting with endorsement by the Nigerian government.
Speaking to news men and social media practitioners yesterday in Abuja, the Chairman of MY EVENTS Ltd, Mr. Miebaka Kenneth Adoki explained the idea of bringing this huge summit to Nigeria referring Nigeria as ripe for social media enterprises. In his words, “Nigeria deserves to host the summit considering that Social media is a cost effective industry that enhances visibility, and considering the total population and number of internet users that are ever increasing makes it a huge untapped sector for empowerment in Nigeria. There is also a huge opportunity for everyone to get on social media, and use social media effectively and actively even in the forthcoming elections.”
The objectives of the summit include to improve social media skills for global competitiveness, achieve measurable PR awareness, build achievable people-centric missions and goals, establish trust and drive realistic end results, approach and address Gen-Y issues in a timely manner, infuse educational values, increase visibility and be reachable to the masses.
Speaking at the press conference were Daniel -My Event Malaysia, Mr. Miebaka K.Adoki – Chairman, My EVENT International, Jenny Chisom -Founder, Login Bloggers Africa and blogger (JCB), as well as Mr. Paul Ella- Chairman, Nigerian Union Journalists (NUJ) FCT.
Speakers for the forthcoming event are drawn from Social media experts across Dubai, Malaysia, India and major continents of the world and will handle the summit and the hands-on workshop sessions.
Confirmed speakers include the Vice president of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Minister of Communications Barr. Abdu-Raheem Adebayo Shittu, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu – INEC Chairman, Dr. Babatunde Fowler –Chairman FIRS, Pastor Olukayode Pitan –MD, Bank of Industry, Alh. Abubarkar Bello – MD/CEO NEXIM Bank, Alh. Kashim Imam –Director, UniCapital PLC, Rob Lee – Founder, Relative Links, Shahul Hameed, Founder Malaysia Social Media Chambers, Mr. Segun Awolowo, MD/CEO Nigeria Export Promotion Council, Nick Tan – MD/Founder Anonymous Production 360VR Asia, Dayo Benjamin Laniyi- Enterprise Communicator, DOXA, Syed Khalid – Social Media Analyst Bulb Communique, Shane Dallas – Social media specialist The Travel Camel, Kiruba Shankar CEO Business Blogging and Jenny Chisom – Blogger/Entrepreneur JCB.
The summit holds in 3 parts – Summit, Workshop and Awards. Registration is ongoing on www.socialmediasummit.ng