This event has ended. Visit the official site or create your own event on Sched.

Log in to bookmark your favorites and sync them to your phone or calendar.

Industry Peers & Colleagues (B2B) [clear filter]
Tuesday, February 27

3:00pm WAT

Disruptive Journalism & New Media
Limited Capacity seats available

The aim of this panel is to uncover the effects, opportunities, and possibilities of new media in the field of journalism. Journalism as we know it is rapidly changing, as the emergence of social media and new media has expanded the possibilities for journalists to tell stories in unique ways. New media is giving the journalism industry, an opportunity to break boundaries with the use of new media, while telling the world’s most important stories.  

As the leading Business daily in West Africa, BusinessDay Media aims to further the conversation on the disruption in journalism brought about by the emergence of new media. The panel of well- seasoned journalists and new media enthusiasts, will focus on the effect of new media on their work using their own careers as case studies, while also discussing the current state of the journalism industry. This will provide an opportunity to dive into possible ideas and recommendations on how the industry can benefit from the ongoing disruption.

 Audience members can expect to learn practical industry knowledge from the esteemed panelists who have adapted to the shift of new media in journalism as well as industry insights as it pertains to the emergence of new media.

  • Learn how to maximize the disruption caused by new media as a story teller
  • Learn from west Africa's most recognizable journalists and new media enthusiasts
  • Learn how to your journalistic content

Tuesday February 27, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm WAT
Experience Stage

4:30pm WAT

Digital Design & Business Success
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Good design is good for business. In a complex and highly connected world, people expect meaningful products and services from brands. In an increasingly competitive business landscape, design is the new battleground and the success of your business depends on it. By analysing brands such as Apple and Google, we will be addressing three core areas of design that affect customer acquisition and retention

- User Interface & Experience Design

- Product Design

- Branding & Identity Design

avatar for Evans Akanno

Evans Akanno

CEO, Cregital Design Agency
Evans is the Founder of Cregital - A Digital Design & Development Agencythat collaborates with brands to increase their value and impact through branding and digital experiences. He is also Founder of Zegist.com a social network for everyday people.
avatar for Ogeh Ezeonu

Ogeh Ezeonu

Front-End Developer, CREGITAL
Ogeh Ezeonu is a Front-End developer and UI/UX designer at Cregital, with a passion for product development. She loves creating awareness for the growth of technology in Nigeria, as well as helping to facilitate its advancement by providing solutions to everyday problems through the... Read More →
avatar for Habeeb Sanni

Habeeb Sanni

Senior Designer, CREGITAL
Habeeb is a brand designer at Cregital. He has over three years experience spanning across strategic branding, graphic design and digital marketing. An advocate of a modern, clean and user-friendly design, Habeeb is passionate about helping businesses solve communication problems... Read More →

Tuesday February 27, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm WAT
Floor 3
Thursday, March 1

12:00pm WAT

Innovating On The Edge Of Innovation: Growing Startups In An Avant-garde Sector
Limited Capacity seats available

Innovating On The Edge Of Innovation: Growing Startups In An Avant-garde Sector is a panel discussion that explore innovating in a sector that is an innovation in itself. We are going back to basics to discuss competing with the intangible.

We'll Cover:
  • highly competitive environments/market dynamics demand innovation to survive
  • Agility/adaptiveness/localisation
  • Finding the gap in the market and the market in the gap

Thursday March 1, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm WAT
Experience Stage

12:30pm WAT

Closer To Your Customers: Building Customer Relationships That Drive Repeat Sales
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

In this digital age, it has never been more expensive for small and medium businesses to get their customers' attention. It's quite noisy out there and having a good product/service offering or being able to merely acquire customers is no longer a competitive advantage.  Your competitive advantage is now in your brand and the quality of your customer relationships. This session will share with participants how to use loyalty marketing and similar practices to reach customers, improve relationship with them and drive repeat sales in their businesses.

avatar for Ayo Dawodu

Ayo Dawodu

CEO, Loystar/LagosPay
Ayo leads the team at Loystar, a customer loyalty and retail platform that connects retail merchants with their customers and drives repeat sales in their businesses. Ayo's interests include delivering delightful customer experiences and building customer loyalty. He started Loystar... Read More →

Thursday March 1, 2018 12:30pm - 2:30pm WAT
MEST Lagos

7:00pm WAT

The Media & Pop Culture Meet Up: Igniting Creative Minds Through Synergy
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

The Media & Pop Culture Meet Up is an essential and relaxed way to stay connected with the several industry peers within the Nigerian music, entertainment, art, fashion and lifestyle community. It's a session that will give people the opportunity to mix and mingle with pop culture content developers & creators/analysts/reporters as well as industry professionals as attendees will get to utilize this meet up for the exchange of creative ideas.

Attendees Benefit:
  • Opportunity to meet industry experts
  • Network with fellow industry peers

Who should attend this session?
Everyone interested in pop culture. (Media Personalities/VJs/OAPs/Bloggers/content developers & creators/analysts/reporters)

avatar for Moet Abebe

Moet Abebe

Video Jockey/Tv Presenter, SOUNDCITY TV
A Nigerian video jockey, television presenter, actress, catering exec.
avatar for VJ Adams

VJ Adams

On-Air Personality, SOUNDCITY FM
A Nigerian video jockey, television presenter, entrepreneur, musician cum executive producer.
avatar for Daddy Freeze

Daddy Freeze

On Air Personality (Oap), COOL FM NIGERIA
A Nigerian Radio Host and Presenter.
avatar for Maria Okanrende

Maria Okanrende

On Air Personality (Oap), BEAT FM, LAGOS
Maria Okanrende is a Nigerian television and radio personality. She is currently co-host of The Morning Rush on The Beat 99.9 FM. She previously hosted at Dropout UK, Hayes FM and worked as a production assistant at Global Radio.
avatar for Bizzle Osikoya

Bizzle Osikoya

Co-Founder/Principal Consultant,The Plug, THE PLUG NG
Nigerian Entertainment Consultant, Social Media Influencer and Promoter
avatar for Ill Rymz

Ill Rymz

A Nigerian television host, radio personality, writer, producer, Event MC, artiste and former model.

Thursday March 1, 2018 7:00pm - 10:00pm WAT
Friday, March 2

4:30pm WAT

The Digital Takeover: How Millennials Are Changing The Financial Landscape
Limited Capacity seats available

Every generation leaves its mark on the world, and every generation is influenced by the world they are nurtured in. Infact, with each passing generation comes a new set of values and expectations.

Today, we are so caught up on the millennial discussion. What trends are they driving? What are their interests? Why do they do the things they? Finally, how can industries adapt to continue to appeal to their newest target audience?

Growing up with an anytime, anywhere outlook to accessing a proliferation of online content and social media, millennials expect the same convenience and ease from their service providers - regardless of the industry. The financial services sector is no exception.

As millennials’ purchasing power continues to increase, this ‘always-on’ generation is continuously transforming banking by demanding and creating upgraded digital services that meet and exceed their own increasingly high service delivery expectations.

Their interest in solutions that simplify daily tasks such as bill payments, bank transfers, withdrawals and deposits, is already inspiring traditional financial institutions to push the industry envelope, thinking outside the box to offer banking solutions that keep pace with their online-only competitors.

2018 Social Media Week Lagos (#SMWLagos) provides us with a veritable platform to deepen discussions on this subject matter. Fidelity Bank, on the other hand is organizing a focused session on ‘The Millennial Takeover: How Millennials Are Changing The Financial Landscape”. Don’t be left out of the conversation, join us!

avatar for Mo Abudu

Mo Abudu

CEO, EbonyLife TV
ABOUT MO ABUDUMo Abudu has achieved success in various fields, including energy, hospitality and human resources before entering the world of media as the Creator and Hostess of “MOMENTS WITH MO”, earning the accolade of Africa’s ‘first lady of chat’. The show was the first... Read More →
avatar for Bayo Adekanmbi

Bayo Adekanmbi

Chief Transformation Officer, MTN Nigeria
Bayo Adekanmbi is an award-winning business executive who combines 17 years of cognate industry experience in Strategy, Marketing and Analytics from two largest economies in Africa (Nigeria and South Africa).He is a hands-on Data scientist validated by Kaggle.com and in the Top 1... Read More →
avatar for Shola Akinlade

Shola Akinlade

Shola Akinlade is the Co-Founder and CEO of Paystack, an online payments company that helps African merchants get paid by anyone, anywhere in the world.Over 7,000 businesses use Paystack to collect both one-time and recurring payments, including some of Nigeria’s largest brands... Read More →
avatar for Gbolahan Joshua

Gbolahan Joshua

Chief Operations & Information Officer, Fidelity Bank Plc
Gbolahan has over 17 years experience in assurance and banking where he has held leadership positions including Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Strategy Officer, and Chief Information Officer (CIO). He is currently the Chief Operations & Information Officer of Fidelity Bank with... Read More →
avatar for Ndidi Nwuneli

Ndidi Nwuneli

Founder/Director, LEAP Africa
Ndidi Nwuneli is the Founder of LEAP Africa, a leading youth leadership nonprofit organization, and co-Founder of AACE Food Processing & Distribution, an indigenous agroprocessing company that was founded in 2009 to fight malnutrition, reduce post-harvest losses among smallholder... Read More →
avatar for Sam Onyemelukwe

Sam Onyemelukwe

Managing Director, Trace
Mr. Onyemelukwe comes from a creative background with a degree in Fine Arts and began his career at Walt Disney in Burbank, California.He has been works in media and entertainment in Nigeria and across The Continent since 2008 and was most recently Business Development Manager, Nigeria... Read More →
avatar for Oluwole Oyeniran

Oluwole Oyeniran

Technology & Digital, Deloitte & Touche
I am the Technology & Digital leader for Deloitte & Touche in West Africa. In this role I have responsibility for enterprise solutions and the technical elements of digital transformation. I also have oversight of other technology advisory areas. I assist my clients understand and... Read More →

Friday March 2, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm WAT
Experience Stage