Social Media Week (SMW) Independent [SMWi] is for the first time taking place in Kenya. The SMWi kicked off yesterday Sept. 12th at the KICC in Nairobi, Kenya and will run until Sept. 26th.
SMWi is a global platform connecting people, content curators, and sparking conversation about the emerging trends in the social media and mobile space. SMWi will bring together founders, entrepreneurs, senior marketers, influencers, and digitally savvy consumers from across a range of industries including media, marketing, advertising, education, banking, communications, publishing, banking, technology, entertainment, and arts.
There will also be workshops and master classes that will take place at the iLab Africa at Strathmore University. The SMWi Nairobi will be exploring the unifying theme for this year:
The Invisible Hand: Hidden Forces of Technology (and How We Can Harness it for Good)
Toby Daniels, the Founder and Executive Director of Social Media Week said: “The invisible Hand represents the intangible, under-valued processes driving our technology, and ultimately, our decisions, forward. As we become more efficient, dynamic, and diverse human beings, we have the responsibility to understand the present and future potential of these hidden forces all …read more