The largest experiential gathering of digital communication enthusiasts in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, is to focus on capacitating participants with high-level digital strategies, tactics and how-tos, to performing their jobs better in the rapidly growing algorithmic media ecosystem.
The Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), organiser of the event, which announced this in a statement to Platforms Africa, also announced the confirmed speakers headlining the fifth Lagos Digital Public Relations Summit, themed: Shaping Virtual Brand Experience online.
“Participants will earn a Certificate of Participation and the coveted honorary Lagos Digital PR Ambassadorship,” the statement issued by Chairman, Lagos NIPR, Segun McMedal, read.
The speakers include the Group Head, Corporate Comms, Dangote Group, Anthony Chiejina, Chief Executive Officer, Gemstone Group, Fela Durotoye; Director of Public Affairs, Nigerian Breweries, Sade Morgan; Managing Partner, Olumide Babalola Law Practice, Olumide Babalola; and Chief Press Secretary to the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Akosile.
Others include the Managing Partner, APEX Public Relations Inc. (Canada), Kenneth Evans; Director, Communications, Panorama Strategy (USA), Autumn Lerner; Chief Executive Officer, Plaqad Inc., Gbenga Sogbaike; Creative Team Lead, OLITA 360, Tokunbo Osagiede John; Chief Executive Officer, ID Africa, Femi Falodun; Chief Executive Officer, Salesruby Academy, Bunmi Jembola; and Chief Executive Officer, Intense Digital, Leye Makanjuola.
The Summit brings together senior marcomms professionals, Generation X and Millennials managing communications for government, corporate, media and NGOs to equip and expose them to contemporary techniques and glean new insights into the fast-growing digital media space for modern-day strategic communication practice.
This edition of the Summit is organized in partnership with leading communications consultancies and Internet-related and social networking services firms including the media.