Right off the bat, I’ll be honest with you. If you weren’t at Africabeta, you missed a lot. I learned a lot from the conference. And as much as we tried to make everyone join in as it happened – via Twitter and livestream – you just had to be there to experience it in person.
Still, that doesn’t mean we won’t try.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, when you’re done with this picture gallery, could you do the math of how many “words” this post is worth? You can read the recap of all that happened at the event right here.
Here are the pictures from the Africabeta Conference that held on Saturday.
Here we are, at the venue: the Event Hall at Clear Essence Spa, Ikoyi
Some pre-event shots
And then the guests started arriving.
We interviewed some of them
Bolarinwa Motoni, Founder of Jekalo
Femi Taiwo, CEO of INITS
…And the keynote speakers arrived
Adia Sowho, Director of Digital Media, Etisalat Nigeria
Idemudia Dima-Okojie, WeChat Regional Manager for West Africa
Etop Ikpe, Co-MD Dealdey
So, the guests settled down
Then the event was kicked off by Lamide Akintobi
Lamide Akintobi, Event Host
Up next, Seyi Taylor, Co-founder, Big Cabal Media, gave a welcome address
After Seyi Taylor, Adi Sowho made her presentation
Etop Ikpe making his presentation
Followed by Idemudia Dima-Okojie
Then came the raffle draw. People were frantically trying to win a phone.
Adia was like: “Did I win? Did I win?”
No she didn’t.
People rushed out to claim the prize
There were 5 winners! Each of them won a Samsung Galaxy Note Edge.
Bankole Oluwafemi brought the event to a close
So, there was WeChat Swag pack for everybody.
And then came the networking and refreshments