5 reasons you should be at Social Media Week Lagos 2018

5 reasons you should be at Social Media Week Lagos 2018

Social Media Week Lagos 2018 is definitely one of the most anticipated and attended events by professionals and individuals in the industry; a conference that hasn’t disappointed attendees since its inception. Industry specific events like this have consistently proved to be a brilliant and a perfect way to gain lots of insight and a better knowledge of what’s happening beyond your network. According to the organisers, ‘Social Media Week Lagos is a weeklong conference that provides the ideas, trends, insights and inspiration to help people and businesses understand how to achieve more in a hyper-connected world. The event features a central stage for keynotes and panels, multiple rooms for workshops, master classes and presentations.


Social Media Week Lagos 2018 is organised to dissect different areas of tech, digital and new media. It is a conference that caters to the fast growing Social Media and technology industries and the opportunities they provide for Nigerian businesses. It’s a great avenue to connect with like minds, network and gain knowledge from professionals that have been in the game long enough to know what works and what doesn’t.

Everything about the evolving world owes a lot to social media, from the things we’ve been able to share and the opportunities that have been created, there’s a huge goldmine in the topic that is social media. If you’ve ever wondered why you should attend Social Media Week  Lagos, find out below.


  1. Learning and Development

If there’s anything that is priceless in business and self development, it is resourceful and authentic learning. SMW Lagos holds different sessions on media, politics, tech, tourism and many more industries. Secrets and industry insights that you don’t get to hear anywhere else will be shared at sessions held by highly respectable professionals in top positions within their industries. Progress starts with knowing what to do at the right time; it takes some resourceful learning to be at the top of your game.

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  1. Interact With Like-Minds

To keep your spark and fire burning as a creative, it takes mixing with other fire creative professionals to stay afloat. SMW Lagos is an event guaranteed to have like-minded individuals in attendance. You get to mingle, share knowledge and network with professionals from a wide variety of industries. You also get to soak up knowledge at the different sessions of impactful teachings from industry experts. As businesses continue to understand the need for tech, social media and digital marketing, you’re assured of meeting with individuals from different industries.

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  1. Meet Top Industry Professionals

At SMW Lagos, you get a chance to meet with people whose work and progress you’ve always admired from a distance. It’s a significant event because it brings together thought leaders, key stakeholders and the public to explore issues that are important for the modern world. Feel free to approach and speak with thought leaders providing the situation is right.  While at sessions, listen carefully as they share their experiences, so you can learn from them and adopt the ones that work for you.


  1. Get Inspired

It’s not every time you get to be surrounded with intelligent, driven and passionate people from different industries. SMW Lagos is the largest, tech, new media and business conference in Africa. It has over 12,000 people participate in the yearly event. From listening to different speakers, to finding out what people do, there’s so much that will happen to your mind.

  1. Network!

A very popular saying goes, ‘a man is not an island’. In other words, you can’t progress in isolation, at one point or the other you will need the help of others as there’s only so much you can do without others. Other individuals have the power to take you to your next level of success in life, business and career. Prepare to meet and connect with different professionals and entrepreneurs, practice your elevator speech and have enough business cards handy. You never know where a single contact will get you in your professional journey.

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Social Media Week Lagos will hold on the 26th February – 2nd March 2018.  Register to be a part of it and don’t forget to have fun!

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