Larry Madowo, Chude Jidenowo, Olajumoke Okikilolu & Stephanie Busari speak at the 3rd Edition of New Media Conference 2017

The third edition of New Media Conference 2017 took place at Four Points by Sheraton in Lagos on the 27th July, 2017 and the theme for this year’s edition was “Excellence in New Media Practice“.

Bloggers, digital strategists, agencies, government institutions, non-governmental organizations, journalists gathered to explore the advancement of the industry as well as the issues faced by practitioners.

It was the perfect avenue for networking with great minds in the new media field. Salient points were discussed, Important issues were raised, and helpful debates took place. The atmosphere was made light and funny by the host Arit Okpo.

The guest speaker for the conference was Olajumoke Okikilolu, the Marketing Manager of Samsung Electronics West Africa. The conference had four sessions and the theme for the first session was “Upholding Standards and Professionalism in New Media Practice“. The panel was anchored by Princess Abumere (Deputy Editior-in-Chief at Pulse Nigeria) and the panelists are Chude Jideonwo (Co-Founder of Red Media Africa), Victor Fatanmi (CEO Fourthcanvas) and Bukola Fagbola (Digital Media Specialist).

The second session discussed the theme “New Media Content Strategy, Intellectual Property and the Future of Media in Africa” and anchored by Isabella Akinseye (Founder Yellow Tamarind Productions). The Panelists are Larry Madawo ( TV Personality & Digital Media Analyst), Efosa AiyevBomwan (Head, Public Relations M-Net West Africa & Africa Magic) and Chidieber Eze-Ajoku (Legal Counsel Samsung Electronics).

The third session had Lamidi Akintobi has the moderator of the theme “Shaping the Future Through Women Leadership and Empowerment: The New Media Approach“. The panelists are Stephanie Busari (Journalist & Editor CNN International), Adesunmbo Adeoye, Bidemi Zakariyau, Tewa Onasanya, Bukola Adebakin.

The last had Wunola Olatunde, Ikechi Uko and Chiamaka Obuekwe as the panelists and Tosyn Bucknor as the moderator while the theme for this session was “Opportunities in the New Media Era,Using Social Media to Attract Tourism”.




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