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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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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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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SMW Lagos 2013 Stats

The SMW Lagos Team is happy to announce the release of our SMW Lagos 2013 Report.  In preparing the report the huge impact of SMW Lagos became quite clear.  As a first time host city and the first African city to host SMW we met and surpassed numerous milestones to deliver a week that was truly historic.  SMW Lagos was a game changer for Lagos and the continent of Africa. View + Share The SMW Lagos 2013 Report Here:…

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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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  Fans of social media  know that Twitter is often entertainment itself!

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We put out the call and the community responded! Back in early November we asked you to Get Involved and you did! When we asked for individuals and organizations from around the world to submit their ideas for Africa’s first Social Media Week, we had no idea what to expect. In the past month, we’ve…

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