Nigeria Social Media Awards 2023 Press Conference

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen of the press. Thank you all for joining us here today.

We are excited to announce the 2023 Social Media Awards, celebrating the amazing work being done across various social media platforms. The event will honour individuals and organizations that are using social media in innovative and impactful ways.

A lot has happened in about 3 years from 2020 EndSars to the 2023 general election, and Social media was the battleground. It is time to call the results of who did what and who deserves the awards.

This Social Media Award (SMA) has come to open a platform to applaud and reward all facets of efforts upholding/driving the Social Media world and enable an improving system. This entrenches beyond the participation in social networking, creation, and sharing of content via applications, websites, or what have you. This is a movement to enhance excellence. This has come to unleash the hidden or undiscovered potential to inspire a continuous higher realm of creativity and innovation.

Alternative Adverts Ltd and its partners are proud to power this laudable milestone in the history of our country. We open this opportunity to everyone to find their way on the stage.

The Social Media Awards aim to recognize those who are pushing the boundaries of what social media can do for good. Whether it’s spreading joy, raising awareness for important causes, or simply providing useful information and entertainment

The awards will have multiple categories; some of the groupings and categories are listed below:

  1. Campaign Awards
  2. BEST SOCIAL INFLUENCER CAMPAIGN
  3. BEST AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT CAMPAIGN
  4. BEST INFLUENCER MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR
  5. General  – Awards
  6. SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR, 2023
  7. SOCIAL MEDIA PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR, 2023
  8. MOST INNOVATIVE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA, 2023
  9. EMERGING SOCIAL MEDIA PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR  
  10. BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ENTERTAINMENT
  11. MOST POPULAR SKIT ON SOCIAL MEDIA
  12. MOST ENGAGED TV STATIONS ON SOCIAL MEDIA
  13. BEST SPORTS AND BETTING PLATFORM ON SOCIAL MEDIA
  14. BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA – FINTECH
  15. MOST ENGAGED RADIO STATION ON SOCIAL MEDIA
  16. Content Awards
  17. BLOGGER OF THE YEAR
  18. BEST ENTERTAINMENT VIDEO CONTENT
  19. MOST EDUCATIVE VIDEO CONTENT
  20. BEST INSTAGRAM VIDEO CONTENT
  21. BEST YOUTUBE  VIDEO CONTENT
  22. Video Awards
  23. BEST  INSTAGRAM VIDEO OF THE YEAR 2023
  24. BEST FACEBOOK VIDEO OF THE YEAR 2023
  25. BEST YOUTUBE VIDEO OF THE YEAR 2023
  26. BEST TIKTOK VIDEO OF THE YEAR 2023

Other groups and categories of awards will be posted later

The stage is set to vote for the winners of the 2023 social media awards. It is going to be the most credible and transparent award in Nigeria. People will decide the winners through online voting

Nomination

Nominations commence tomorrow 14th June 2023 and close on 30th of June 2023. We encourage every social media user to participate in nominating individuals or organizations for one of the award categories.

Voting

The voting process will commence on the 1st of July 2023 and closes on the 31st of August 2023

Anyone can nominate an individual or organization for one of the award categories. We want to encourage as many nominations as possible so we can recognize the great work being done by people across our nation, large and small.

Website for nomination and voting

www.sma.ng

We are hopeful that the Social Media Awards can help highlight the positive side of social media and inspire others in this great country, Nigeria, to use this powerful tool for good. Social media truly has the power to bring people together and create change. By recognizing those who are harnessing its power in responsible and effective ways, we hope to spread that positive impact even further.

That concludes an overview of our plans. We look forward to sharing more details soon and answering any questions you have. Thank you for your support of this new initiative!

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