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What is SMWi Nairobi?

Social Media Week Independent Nairobi, which is hosted by Go Gaga Experiential Limited has partnered with Strathmore University, through @iLabAfrica, to provide the venue of the Social Media Week Nairobi edition. SMWi is a global platform that connects people, content, and conversation around emerging trends in social and mobile media. We share insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society, and cultures around the world.


SMWi Nairobi bring thousands of people together every year through learning experiences that aim to advance our understanding of social media’s role in society.


What is SMWi Nairobi?

Social Media Week Independent Nairobi, in its first year, brings together thousands of professionals in marketing, media, and technology.


The one-week conference that runs from 12th-16th September features a central stage for keynotes and panels, multiple rooms for workshops, master classes and presentations, and an area dedicated to co-working, networking and interactive events. These provide the ideas, trends, insight, and inspiration to help people and businesses understand how to achieve more in a hyper-connected world.


In 2016 SMWi Nairobi will explore our global theme: The Invisible Hand: Hidden Forces of Technology (and How We Can Harness it for Good). Read More


Who will Be Attending?

The SMWi Nairobi audience comprises of; senior marketers, founders, entrepreneurs, influencers & digitally connected consumers across a range of industries including marketing, advertising, communications, media, publishing, education, banking, technology, politics, arts, and entertainment.


Why Should You Attend? 

Social Media Week provides engaging, entertaining, educational, diverse content and experiences that help us to think differently about human connectivity and our shifting relationship to technology. By displaying influential speakers, innovators and thought leaders, we examine how the ways we live, work and create can lead to meaningful change and a more productive life.



To attend this event, you need a ticket that you can easily buy here. Please choose the ticket that is relevant to your specific needs.