Stanbic IBTC, a member of Standard Bank Group, is sponsoring Social Media Week (SMW) Lagos for the third consecutive year. This year’s event runs from Monday 23 February to Friday 27 February at the SMW campus based at Landmark Centre, Water Corporation Road, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Social Media Week is a global event held in about 20 cities around the world that seeks to invite communities to connect with themselves digitally and socially. With over 70,000 physical attendees joining every year, 5,000 speakers and more than 1 million people connecting through social and mobile, SMW is an important source of information in regards to the future of human connectivity.
Social Media Week Lagos is a week-long 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, masterclasses and presentations, and an area dedicated to co-working, networking and interactive installations.
Mr Lloyd Onaghinon, Head of Business Banking Stanbic IBTC, explained that Stanbic IBTC uses the SMW platform to introduce its customers to the next frontiers of digital interactivity. Following its just concluded training sessions for SMEs in Lagos, Stanbic IBTC will be hosting sessions at the Stanbic IBTC Masterclass Suite to help create support forums for business’s growth and expansion aspirations and build a network of successful entrepreneurs.
With an ever expanding digital community, Stanbic IBTC is evolving and positioning itself as a digital bank – reaching out to its community through social media and providing them with banking products, services and ideas that can help move them forward.
The week-long event promises to be exciting with sessions on pensions, education, music, technology, culture, business, entrepreneurship, science, politics, networking, marketing, etc. Monday’s schedule of activities at the Stanbic IBTC Masterclass Suite.
• 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM From Handouts To Standout - How To Rock Social Media For Cash, Connections & Your Own Extraordinary Career
• 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Connecting Strategy with Your Business: A Case Study Approach
• 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM Integrating Africa with Social Media & User Applications
• 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM Social Innovator: Social as a Strategy, Social Media as a Tool for the Social SME
• 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM WordPress BootCamp: Create Professional Looking Websites & Blogs With Ease