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SMW Lagos 2016 was truly a break out year with record attendance and online engagement. In just 4 years the conference have grown from a seed of an idea to a week-long event with 12,000 attendees, 200+ speakers, and a global online reach of 801 million.
The SMW Lagos 2016 Annual Review provides a summation of this year’s conference, includes key analytics and a look at our growth over the past 4 years.Our goal for year 5 is to continue to build Africa’s largest, most influential technology & business event. At the same time, we aim to provide a platform that sparks innovative ideas and fosters dialogue that impacts people, communities and industries.
The SMW Lagos team is already deep in planning mode for 2017 and it promises to be a game changing week for everyone involved and in attendance. In the coming months we will be announcing our 2017 dates, themes and key partners. Be sure to watch this space for updates.