Described by the Chairperson of #SMWLagos as “one of the programme’s biggest events”, this year’s edition will take place on Thursday, 25 February, 2016, at the Experience Stage, Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
“It is imperative that the Nigerian tech market leverage opportunities for true local success and global competitiveness,” said Mr. Agbaje. “We are happy to partner with YNaija.com in creating a platform to showcase and honour some of Nigeria’s brightest innovators. Our sponsorship affirms our ardent belief in the immense potential of the Nigerian youth as a panacea for economic development”. He further stated that the theme of this year’s event resonates with the trajectory of the Bank in emerging from a leading financial institution in Nigeria to a globally renowned African brand committed to providing innovative solutions to its customers.
Themed, ‘Globalisation: Local Champions to Unicorns’, the event will also feature high-profile business leaders.
“It’s such an honour to have GTBank’s MD as keynote speaker at the #YTech100. Participants will have a rare opportunity to interface with, and learn from the driving force behind an institution that continues to innovate and push the boundaries of technology in delivering best in class services,” said Isime Esene, Managing Editor, YNaija.com.
The event will be streamed online, with an integrated online audience, and a robust interactive session.
The event is presented by leading youth media company, Y!/YNaija.com. The company is part of the RED brand, the media group to reach and inspire the largest number of Africa’s youth at any time.