ICT CS Joseph Mucheru set to grace Social Media Week Nairobi & the inaugural digital media awards

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ICT Cabinet Secretary Joseph Mucheru is set to be The Chief Guest at the third edition of the annual Social Media Week Nairobi – Nairobi’s Premier Digital and Technology conference.
The conference is set for 12th – 14th of June 2018 with the Digital Media Awards on the 15th June 2018 at the Movenpick Residency and Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.
This year’s theme “Closer” will explore the intensifying conflict between individualism and community and will tackle three big sub-themes including The YouUniverse, The Social Divide and AI vs. Humanity. Social Media Week Nairobi is a leading news platform and worldwide conference by Go Gaga Experiential, which curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insights into how Digital and Technology are changing business, society and culture around the world.
Speaking on the upcoming event, Norah Muthoni Co-founder Go Gaga Exp. says. “It’s always exciting having Social Media Week Nairobi. It’s a great platform to learn about digital & technology in Marketing, Media and Publishing. This being our 3rd year, we are raising the bar a notch higher to ensure our participants get the best out of each edition. We are grateful to all our sponsors who see the vision.
The conference is set to bring together key stakeholders and leaders in Kenya’s technology and digital space. This year’s conference will also feature the launch of the first Digital Media Awards in Kenya. This seeks to recognize excellence by Brands, Agencies, Techies and Individual doing remarkable work ranging from digital content creation, to digital campaign management, to digital publishing, to App development and use of new media in digital campaigns.
Speakers at this year’s SMW Nairobi will include not only International but also local thought leaders such Prof. Bitange Ndemo – Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship – University of Nairobi Business School, Mr. Charles Murito – Country Manager – Google Kenya, Mr. Manish Sardana – MDSquad Digital and Head of Digital Media Group M, Mr. Caine Wanjau – CTO – Twiga Foods and Mr. Ali Hussein Kasim – CEO – FinteXX among others.
Social Media Week Nairobi (#SMWNairobi) is a platform that brings together professionals with a curiosity and passion for new ideas, innovations and emerging trends in the social media spaces.