As part of the pre-awards activities for the eighth season of The Future Awards, its central working committee held the second edition of the Online Master Class series on Friday, June 28, 2013 at Prince of Anthony Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos.
The event was aimed at enhancing the potential of future online media entrepreneurs, and featured some of the most recognised names in the industry including: Noble Igwe of 360nobs, Editi Ediong of Anakle, Ediong Umoh of Nigeria News Desk, and Kingsley Ezeani of Information Nigeria.
Held as a series of in-depth interactive sessions, some of the topics discussed were building digits , online marketing, developing an online personality, how to use Facebook to engage your audience and more.
“The online market is growing at an amazing rate; people are getting on board and it is only proper for a development brand such as The Future Project to help educate and enlighten people on the do’s and don’ts of the online market,” said Chude Jideonwo, the executive director of The Future Project.
“This year in partnership with Information Nigeria, we decided to bring together some of the best minds in the industry for what turned out to be an explosive brain storming session in order to create social media giants that will bring together an army of change agents in the online market.”
The master class was organised as part of The Future Project (of which the The Future Awards is part), in partnership with Information Nigeria.
Media partners included Bella Naija, Channels Television, Silverbird TV, Guardian Life, Nigeria Info, Linda Ikeji Blog, Premium Times, 360Nobs, Ladun Liadi Blog, Information Nigeria, Jobberman and Ventures Africa. Official Media Partners are Africa Magic, Cool FM, Wazobia FM and Y!/YNaija.com.
For more information, visit @TFAAfrica on Twitter or the website www.thefutureafrica.com/awards.