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Social Media Week Lagos, Here I Come!

Social Media Week is a global event that happens in multiple cities all over the world at the same damb time. The goal is to explore the “social, cultural and economic impact of social media.” So it’s basically All Social Media Everything.

It happens twice a year, in February and September. This next one is happening from February 18-22, and will be going on in Milan, New York, Washington DC, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Miami, Paris, Singapore, Tokyo, and LAGOS!!!

Yes, Social Media Week Lagos! Here’s what’s awesome about it. This will be the first time Social Media Week will be happening on the African continent, and it’s in Nigeria! WHOOT! It’s thanks to the persistence and work of Ngozi Odita of Society HAE. She’s really making SMWLagos happen so props to her!

Social Media Week Lagos

Anywho, the minute I found out about it, I knew I had to be there. Social Media Week can’t be on my home turf and I’m missing. NAWL!

So I will be in Lagos! And I’m speaking there too!

I submitted a panel called Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age and it was accepted! It’s all about how to stand out as a business owner in this social media space. Tiwa Works, marketing and event extraordinaire will be on it too!

ALSO, I’m a part of The Afripolitans, a collective of young Black leaders who want to see Africa prosper, and we’re hosting the welcome reception “The Arrival.” We’re looking for sponsors for this event, so if you’re interested in having your company be a part of it, email me at luvvieblog at gmail dot com for the sponsorship kit.

I was just added to a panel called Social Media vs Social Good: Going Digital The Non-Profit Way. It’s gonna be a full week in Naija.

Do I have any Lagosians as my readers? I hope you can come to some of these events! They’re free. You just have to register. And registration for events started today, so just go check out the SMWLagos schedule.

I’m SO excited for Social Media Week Lagos, y’all!

Is anyone else going? Let me know if you’re gonna be in Nigeria too.

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  1. Taj Mahal
    January 15, 2013 at 4:22 pm

    Awww, Yay, Luvvie! I’m happy or you and all of your sucess! I can’t wait to figure out my real career path, because I’m at this desk slowly dying inside whilst you trave to the mother land! I wish! lol

    • Taj Mahal
      January 15, 2013 at 4:22 pm

      Damn typos! I meant “Happy for you and all of your success”.

  2. January 16, 2013 at 3:04 am

    Woot! See you there!

    • January 16, 2013 at 1:03 pm


    • January 17, 2013 at 3:31 am

      Ok I’m legit excited. Can’t wait to meet you Luvvie. Funmi you actually read this and commented and didn’t tell me Luvvie was coming!!!

      For shame Funms.

      • January 18, 2013 at 2:16 am

        Oh yayyy!!! Looking forward to meeting you. I think you’re FIERCE! 😀

  3. Hattie
    January 16, 2013 at 5:53 am

    Congratulations, Luuvie! I’m so happy to see you doing big things!

    • January 16, 2013 at 1:06 pm

      Thanks, Hattie!

  4. Rachael
    January 16, 2013 at 8:15 am

    WHoot to Nigeria! I’m from Kaduna State, I’m in Maryland now. I don’t think I have any family left in Lagos. I got some in Abuja though. Wonder if they would be willing to make the commute. Nigeria Represent!

    • January 16, 2013 at 1:05 pm

      Hey gal! I love Abuja!

  5. ab
    January 16, 2013 at 12:45 pm

    I’m going… 🙂

  6. Adwoa
    January 19, 2013 at 9:46 am

    Finishing up a contract in abuja so will not be at the event. But if you swing through FCT i’d love to grab a drink!

  7. phebe
    January 21, 2013 at 5:20 am

    Why did I think this was tomorrow and I told my boss I wasn’t coming to work and sent him the website. He was like “yea but this is for next month though”. oops 😮

  8. February 23, 2015 at 11:11 am

    hmmm…but why do these thangs always happen when i am not in Naija?
    Anyhoo….I will be watching the hangout today…i know it will be “awesome”!
    Cant wait!
    PS: Any chance you are coming to The Netherlands soon to show us some luv? 🙂