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Thursday, March 1 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Creatives Connect: Building Tribes & Impact Through Digital Influence FULL

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Community building in the digital space is changing the way we do business and create impact. Beyond content, there is a need to deepen relationships by creating conversations, building community and collectively supporting individual perspectives, while helping each other to thrive.
Digital influence built on community and impact, has proven to birth forth stronger success. In addition, brands who work with digital influencers are more convinced through engagement and the impact (conversions) that such partnerships create. They see more ROI when a trusted tribe has been built by the influencers they work with. It’s no wonder, Mark Zuckerberg updated the mission of Facebook to focus on building communities when he said– “Give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.”
Social media has given creatives, leaders and gamechangers the opportunity to express themselves, build a following, and also earn through their passions. This has aided more people to leverage on the power of the online space.
However, there is a huge gap amongst entrepreneurs and professionals in the creative and online space as regards building real impact, transforming lives, creating stronger communities and thriving in the process. How can we use social media to educate other aspiring leaders, creatives and entrepreneurs using community learning, which helps us build better networks and partnerships? How can technology aid a young fashion creative to connect and promote local manufacturing in the Nigeria fashion industry? How can we use technology to build communities we can trust through real time conversations?
The rise of creatives, online entrepreneurs and other professionals in this digital age, is truly a blessing. However, we can create greater impact that benefits the influencers, brands and the communities they serve.
This Meetup will create more awareness and possibilities available through community building, and enlighten attendees on the various opportunities available to build products and services that will add more value to their communities. Furthermore, attendees will network with like minds, learn from experts, and leave with ideas to help them thrive better in their businesses.
 
 Attendees will Learn:
    •More about the importance of building solid communities through content
    •How to Create a Vibrant Web Based Community
    • Becoming a digital Influencer by building an online community through impact
    • Utilizing Social Media For Developmental Relationships
    • Transiting From Digital To Physical ( Building Physical Interactions from Digital Connections )
    • Case Study: Ideas on how to build products and services that will benefit your tribe/community (and create more trust)
    •From experts that have built thriving communities
    • Oppourtunity to meet industry experts
    • Network with fellow creatives, entrepreneurs and start ups
 

Who should attend tis session?
Creatives, entrepreneurs, visionaries in Fashion, beauty, tech and digital creatives, online coaches, writers, designers, fashion bloggers, lifestyle and social entrepreneurs, Youtubers, investors, innovators and enthusiasts interested in building real impact and influence online.

Speakers
avatar for Ifeoma Amadi

Ifeoma Amadi

DRAPEDINBASICS
Currently a student of the University Of Lagos, Social media strategist, blogger at drapedinbasics.com and content creator.
avatar for Edirin Edewor

Edirin Edewor

Founder, OPEN
Edirin Edewor is a Two-time Amazon bestselling author, Online Publishing Expert and an Authors and Mindset Coach. She is the Founder of Online Publishers and Entrepreneurs Network (OPEN), an online community that caters to thousands of some of Africa's rising authors and entrepre... Read More →
avatar for Akah Nnani

Akah Nnani

CEO, AKAH NNANI
Akah Nnani is a Nigerian born Actor, TV host, Content Creator and YouTuber. Since 2014, Akah is a talent who has been cast in several 'MNET Africa' TV Films, Web Series, Feature Films, with aspiration on becoming a global brand. Akah Nnani is regarded as one of the most talented... Read More →
avatar for John Obidi

John Obidi

Founder, SMARTBCAMP
John Obidi is an Online Business Consultant who helps thought leaders to communicate and monetize their knowledge, using the Internet.In 2013, he was nominated for The Future Awards Africa Prize for New Media for his contributions to the industry.He's the founder of SmartBcamp, a... Read More →
avatar for Afua Osei

Afua Osei

Co-Founder, SHE LEADS AFRICA
Afua Osei is a co-founder of She Leads Africa, a media company for millennial African women. She is an expert in creating digital content and live experiences that impact and connect with a new generation of smart, ambitious African women.Afua has been all over the world with her... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Uloko

Jennifer Uloko

Founder, YANGABEAUTY
Anyone in the industry knows that you cannot really talk about the rise of the Nigerian beauty industry without really delving into the phenomenon of mobile internet in Nigeria. Prior to the introduction of Nigerian beauty brands like Sleek Beauty and House of Tara, beauty was a... Read More →
avatar for Adewale Yusuf

Adewale Yusuf

CEO, TECHPOINT.NG
Founder & Publisher of Techpoint.ng. I tell stories with photographs and text. I love travelling.


Thursday March 1, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
WÈRÉ House 7b Mike Adegbite Avenue, Lekki Phase 1