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SMW14 is almost here and it seems every day we’re making a big announcement… And this one we’re super excited about! The uber talented, smart and ever stylish Femi Oke has been announced as a keynote speaker for Social Media Week Lagos! British by birth, Nigerian by parentage and a Washingtonian by zip code, Femi is…

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Social Media Week is just over a month away. And, as the saying goes, never put off until tomorrow what you can do today—which is register for the events you’d like to attend! That’s right, as of today, attendee registration is open. Powered globally by Nokia, this year’s event explores the future of tech and…

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We’re proud to announce that four of our official 2014 venues have been announced! As promised we’ve been working hard to insure SMW Lagos 2014 is Bigger, Bolder & Better Connected. While there will be more venues to come, take a look at our initial line up and start plotting where you will camp out…

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This Year We Made History... Next Year We Shape The Future! SOCIAL MEDIA WEEK LAGOS 2014

As our SMW New York colleague Nicky Yates declared in her blog post “Welcome Back: The Future of Now” Social Media Week is built on the belief that we should better understand how technology is providing new inspiration for how we live, work and create. In a little over five years Social Media Week has…

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READY, SET, DESIGN! Nigeria is ripe with creative and digital design talent. That’s why we’re calling on our community to help us design and pick the Official Social Media Week Lagos 2014 T-Shirt! In true social media fashion the top 5 designs will be selected via an online voting poll (voting begins 1 minute after…

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SMW Lagos 2014 Is Back February 17- 21, 2014

October 14, 2013 – Social Media Week Lagos is Back in Lagos, Nigeria February 17-21, 2014. SMWLagos co-produced by Dragon Africa and AFRIKA21 returns for a second year and aims to do it even bigger and better! In 2013 SMW Lagos drew over 8,000 attendees, garnered 19,148 twitter mentions and amassed over 31 million online…

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Wow! What an amazing experience! If you’ve been keeping up you know that last week our Lagos team had the pleasure of not only attending Social Media Week London but also bringing a bit of African flavor to ‘The Big Smoke’ with a full day of Afri-themed programming entitled AFRICA: Open & Connected. SMW London…

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AFRICA OPEN AND CONNECTED SPEAKERS

We’re headed to SMWLDN for AFRICA: OPEN & CONNECTED! check out the video invite here .

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For the ultimate in Social Media Week cross city mash-ups, we're bringing Africa to London! Social Media Week Lagos is honored to be joining forces with SMW London this September to present Africa: Open & Connected. In partnership with world-class art and digital media institution Ravensbourne, SMW Lagos has curated a day of inspired programming exploring how Africans across London and the world are incorporating social media in their social, political, economic and creative lives!

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!          

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For the ultimate in Social Media Week cross city mash-ups, we’re bringing Africa to London! Social Media Week Lagos is honored to be joining forces with SMW London this September to present Africa: Open & Connected. In partnership with world-class art and digital media institution Ravensbourne,  SMW Lagos has curated a day of inspired programming exploring…

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Social Media Week Lagos’ photostream on Flickr.

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Every year hundreds of thousands of people head to Austin, Texas to participate in the largest Music, Interactive and Film Conference in the world. South by Southwest (SXSW) is an awesome opportunity  to engage an audience eager to learn about new ideas and trends around the world. SMW Lagos Executive Director Ngozi Odita and Advisory…

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On the eve of Social Media Week Lagos our team announced it’s partnership with Etisalat via Twitter.  As one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world and the leading operator in the Middle East and Africa,  news of Etisalat’s support of Africa’s first Social Media Week spread like wild fire! “SMW Lagos’s partnership with…

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With Lagos, Nigeria added to the Social Media Week city line-up, the partnership between Nokia and Social Media Week has never been more important! As a global technology leader and brand that connects millions of African people across the continent SMW Lagos is proud to work with Nokia to promote social media advocacy in Nigeria!…

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On January 11, 2013 the SMW #Picyourcity contest officially closed for submissions. Hundreds of photos from all across the world were submitted and Lagos definitely represented!  Our team spent an entire day reviewing the Lagos #picyourcity entries and were finally able to narrow it down to 10 iconic images that capture the  spirit of Lagos. All 10…

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