Where Technology Meets Humanity:

In its third year, Social Media Week Nairobi (#SMWNairobi) brings together professionals with a curiosity and passion for new ideas, innovations and emerging trends in social media.

This year the theme is Closer and we will explore the intensifying conflict between individualism and community and will tackle three big sub-themes including The YouUniverse, The Social Divide and AI vs Humanity.

Join us for four days of inspirational talks, rigorous debate and a glimpse into the future of the Digital Industry. SMW Nairobi will be held at Movenpick Hotel & Residences, Mkungu close, Westlands, Nairobi from 11th-14th June 2019.


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Access Latest Trends On The Digital & Technological Space:

At #SMWNairobi we will explore the theme through numerous sessions, including breakfast sessions, plenary session, master classes and workshops.

Come learn new skills and tools that will help in advancing your career and organization to the next level.



  • How to get Involved

    1. Attend
    2. Exhibition
    3. Volunteer
    4. Submit as Speaker or Event Partner
    5. Be an Advisor
    6. Become a Sponsor/ Partner

  • Attend

    Mark your calendar – SMW Nairobi will be joining cities around the world to celebrate Social Media week from 12th- 15th June 2018. Conference passes are available on a limited first-come basis. Sign up and be the first to receive updates. Attend

  • Exhibition

    SMW Nairobi offers a Unique platform for Organizations to showcase their products and services. Exhibition stands of 3 by 6 meters will be set up to ensure interaction between the exhibitors and consumers. To become an exhibitor, Get in touch to book a space.
  • Volunteer

    Volunteers are the heart of Social Media Week, and Nairobi is no difference. SMW Nairobi is a great opportunity for students, young professionals or those with a flexible schedule to get involved in a community event, network with social media professionals and gain valuable experience in event marketing. Please fill and submit this form.

  • Submit as Speaker or Event Partner

    Interested in speaking at SMW Nairobi? We have a limited number of opportunities for keynote speakers, panelists and workshop facilitators. If you are an experienced speaker with expertise in the fields of social media, business and technology. Please fill and submit the form. We’re also open to partnering with organizations looking to host events affiliated with #SMWNairobi – if you have a concept, speaker(s) and event space in mind, Please fill and submit this form.

  • Be an Advisor

    Are you a marketing leader or a social media guru? We are looking for executives and emerging leaders to join our Advisory Board. As an Advisory Board Member, you will help guide content, programming and facilitate key partnerships that will ensure the event is a success in 2018 and for years to come. Get in touch to inquire about joining the board.

  • Become a Sponsor/Partner

    SMW Nairobi offers a wide and customizable range of sponsorship opportunities for organizations looking to gain exposure to our attendees as well as our rapidly growing social media following. We are looking for sponsors and partners of all kinds – Please fill and submit this form.

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Past Speakers

Hon Joseph Mucheru

EGH Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology Read More

Prof. Bitange Ndemo

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, University of Nairobi’s Business School Read More

Melissa D’Arienzo

Head of Channel Sales in EMEA for LinkedIn Market Solutions Read More

Juliet Gateri

Founder and Director -HR Expert Read More

Kennedy Kirui

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Silas Macharia

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Who attends #SMWNairobi?

The SMW Nairobi audience is made up of professionals at the intersection of media, marketing and technology across a range of industries including, advertising, communications, media, publishing, technology and entertainment.

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