Mobile social network Eskimi has sponsored Mobile West Africa 2014, the fourth West African edition of the interactive mobile focused events in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Set to be held returns to the Four Points by Sheraton, Lagos, Nigeria on May 13 to 16. Eskimi sponsors the event and will distribute sunglasses to participants and give a 20% discount to its users on attendance using code 1MWAESK.
In a statement, Vytas Paukstys, CEO of Eskimi said, “From our past experience, the event proved to be one of the best on the African continent, gathering the most important industry professionals and creating opportunities for networking, deal-making and new contacts. The Eskimi brand name is all about fun, so we are also happy to sponsor the category that will bring a smile to every participant – presenting branded Eskimi sunglasses.”
With its capacity is limited to 200, Mobile West Africa reports to have sold over half of the places already as masses pay in to listen to world-renowned mobile expert Tomi Ahonen, who also spoke at the Mobile East Africa conference.
Ahonen will deliver a special address during the main conference, as well as a dedicated full-day workshop on Friday, May 16. The Mobile Marketing West Africa Focus Day, featuring practically learnt lessons and experience-based case studies delivered by the experts, will be held on Tuesday, May 13.
“I’m absolutely delighted that Eskimi have chosen to support Mobile West Africa 2014. I believe that the speaker faculty that we have built and the support of such prominent companies illustrate what a superb conference we’re building again. From my perspective, Eskimi are one of the companies leading mobile industry growth so bringing them on board is a key building block”, Matthew Dawes, Founder & CEO, All Amber commented on the sponsorship.
Other speakers at the event will include top local and international speakers from organisations including DSTV Digital Media, Meltwater Group, Nigerian Breweries, iROKO Partners, L5Lab, Enough Is Enough Nigeria, PZ Cussons, Wild Fusion, Bozza, Co-Creation Hub, Praekelt and Airtel Nigeria.
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