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Mobile Web West Africa 2013, the region’s leading mobile focused conference, has almost hit full capacity over a week before the event is due to be held. The event takes place from May 7th through 10th at the Four Points by Sheraton in Lagos, Nigeria. Only a handful of places now remain for the popular industry get-together; this will be the third year in a row that the event completely sells out.

 

Matthew Dawes, the Event Director, expressed his enthusiasm: “This year’s edition of Mobile Web West Africa has booked up faster than either of the previous conferences and this is an indication of the level of progress in the industry. MWWA2013 features our best speaker line-up yet and the industry support is above and beyond anything we’ve experienced before. My hope is that the presentations, discussions and networking on offer will enable and facilitate growth, as that is my main objective. Next week it’s very much a case of “game on” and I look forward to arriving again in one of the most vibrant and fast paced mobile hubs in the world.”

 

The Mobile Web West Africa 2013 speaker faculty is composed of the very best local and international experts from organisations including Qualcomm, Etisalat, MXit, VConnect, biNu, Thomson Reuters, iROKING, Jumia Nigeria, M-Net Africa, Spinlet, L5Lab, Eskimi, Guinness Nigeria and Airtel. Main One, Dimension Data, Carat MP and MIH Internet are just a few of the many companies sending representatives to the event.

 

The 2013 edition features the first ever Mobile Marketing West Africa Focus Day, a mini-event in itself. On Tuesday May 7th mobile marketing experts from Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and South Africa will share best practice insights and case studies on mobile advertising, data & analytics, mobile social networks and location based services. Focus Day presenters include Google, Konga, Wild Fusion, 2go, Twinpine and AdsBrook.

 

MWWA2013 will also bring together the top minds in mobile app development. The App Developer Competition will showcase creations from 5 of the region’s best app developers; prizes include BlackBerry handsets and an iPad mini. A dedicated invite-only App Developer Day on May 10th will provide detailed training for developers seeking to optimize and monetize their mobile apps.

 

Kenneth Omeruo
Omeruo Ndukaku Kenneth is an Innovation Management expert,the CEO of Emerging Media,a new media company.He is a member of ISPIM - International Society for Professional Innovation Management and the US-Africa chamber of Commerce.He is the Founder of TechTrends Nigeria Blog,Nigeria Innovation Summit and the African Innovation Academy.Kenneth is a highly sought-after Internet Marketing Consultant who has through his seminars, articles, training and consulting, helped many organizations, Individuals, Businesses maximize the Internet for business purposes.Kenneth has also being featured as a guest on the TV show TODAY ON STV Nigeria and on Bloomberg Africa TV.He is the author of the best –selling Internet Book: How To Create Unlimited Internet Wealth. He is a syndicated columnist with the following Newspapers in Nigeria: Daily Independent, Financial Standard, PUNCH, BusinessDay, and Sun.Kenneth organises the EduNet Conference for Universities in Nigeria. Kenneth is a member of Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria( ISPON ) Roundtable For Capacity Development in Nigeria,member pre-selection committee for Nigeria at the UN World Summit Awards,a Panelist for Youth Enterprise With Innovation in Nigeria(YouWIN)-a Federal government initiative created by the ministry of finance,supported by ministries of Communications Technology,Youth Development,Worldbank and DFID. A 2013 Judge at the Google Cloud Developers Challenge for Sub Saharan Africa.He has been a contributing editor of Nigeria Communications Week,Africa Telecom and IT Business Magazine,ICT Today magazine,M2 magazine.Kenneth has been invited to the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation Forum, Oracle Open World Conference USA, Oracle Cloud World Dubai, and GITEX Dubai. He now lives in New York with his family and presently working on an Open Innovation project for Nigeria. You can contact Kenneth through email: (kenneth (at)techtrendsng.com) Facebook:www.facebook.com/Kenneth.omeruo On Twitter:www.twitter.com/kennethomeruo Skpe:Kenneth.Omeruo

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