The 8th edition of the Social Media Week Lagos officially kicked off today with a bang. The week-long event is poised to expose attendees on how best to leverage digital tools, trends, ideas, and policies to transform industries and communities across Africa.
The event was held at Landmark Event Centre, strategically located at Victoria Island, an affluent city of Lagos, Nigeria. Attended by different people from the tech and social ecosystem, the environment had a robust air of excitement and enthusiasm.
Here is all that went down at SMW Day 1 – Monday, February 24th, 2020
The GIGM shuttle picked up attendees from Maryland and Jibowu at exactly 6:15 am. On arrival, there was a yoga session titled Rise & Shine Morning Yoga Flow at 8:30 am.
Day 1 Masterclasses
Product Developers Meetup: Building Human-Centric Products
Lumination Live With Temisan Emmanuel (Taymesan)
Journaling and the Art of Documenting Time
How to Leverage Lettering to Tell Compelling Stories by Yemi Fetch
Defining and Regulating ‘Hate Speech’: Impacts on Audience Needs and Retention
Living to Work or Working to Live? How to Live Well in a World That’s Always On
Amateur Sports and Digital Opportunities
Doing Common Things Uncommonly Well … A Human-First and Experience-Driven Approach
Sleep Workshop: Learn How To Sleep Well And Live Better Seats Filling Fast!
Social Hour: Lunch + Networking Powered By Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc
Africa’s Visual Economy
Stories Not Statistics: Humanizing Your Pr and Communication Strategies
My History – My African Roots
Social Media War – Dreads, Tattoos and Passwords
Extroversion – Na Condition Make Crayfish Bend Queue Early!
3d Animation Content Creation Queue Early!
Podcasting Hub: Connection With Your Audience & Creating Appealing Podcast Content
5-Day Meditation Challenge Seats Filling Fast!
Yoga Club Lagos
Designing For The Next Billion Users With WordPress
Growing Audiences In A Competitive Digital Space Seats Filling Fast!
How To Cover, Promote And Brand Women’s Sport In The Digital Era
Leveraging Technology To Improve The Quality Of Primary Health Care In Nigeria
Africa Works: Unlocking Your Passion And Monetizing Your Hustle
Work-Life Balance: Prioritizing Your Health And Fitness In Today’s Competitive, Busy And Noisy World.
Creative Entrepreneurs Digital Meetup
Get Started With Vision Boards: How To Make Your Vision Tangible, Clear And Easy To Actualize
Building Tech-Enabled Global Communities
Telling The Africa First Story In The Digital Age
Safe Space – From Changing Our Local Community To Creating A Digital Community Network
Marketplace Alchemy: Driving Authentic Conversations Between People And Brands
Opening Nite Mixer
There was a lineup of attendees registering at the front desk when we arrived. We picked up our press badges then proceeded to the masterclasses in our schedules. Here is the event schedule for those that intend to attend SWM 2020.
The next article will contain a more detailed recap of some of the masterclasses we attended. Catch us tomorrow at SMW 2020 Day 2!
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