Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Social Media Awards 2012 slated for November

The 2012 Social Media Awards (SoMA) will be held on 10th November at the Serena Hotel, Nairobi. The awards, which were established to honor Kenyan personalities who have had a great impact in the use of social media, will focus on three social media platforms that include Facebook, Twitter, and blogs.  
The awards will bring together leading organizations, marketing and communications managers, information technology experts, bloggers, among other social media enthusiasts.
The public is invited to nominate their favourites social media properties according to the outlined categories. Afterwards, judges will shortlist nominated properties and the top 5 properties in each category will be presented to the public for voting.  
The judging panel is made up of The Star Newspaper Editor and founder of www.nairobiliving.com James Murua, CEO of Socialight Media Ltd Marvin Tumbo, Kenya’s Social Media Guru Stephen ‘Syoks’ Musyoka, and Founder of popular blog www.savvykenya.com Ms. Harriet Ocharo.  

Soma Awards Categories:
Social Media Personality of the Year
J        Journalist of the Year
J        Artiste of the Year
J        Politician of the Year
J        2012 Facebook President
J        Journalist of the Year
J        Artiste of the Year
J        CEO of the Year
J        Politician of the Year
J        Tweep of the Year
Social Media News Channel of the Year
J        Television Channel
J        Radio Channel
J        Newspaper Channel
Social Media Campaign of the Year
J        Facebook Campaign of the Year
J        Twitter Campaign of Year
J        Viral Campaign of the Year  
J        Customer Service
National Integration Social Media Award
J        Facebook Page
J        Twitter Account
J        Blog
Social Media Blogger of the Year   
Objectives of the awards
J        Create a platform that will enhance product and consumer engagement through creativity and innovation
J        Highlight the impact of social media in brand building and encourage companies to intensify online presence
J        Recognize and celebrate the best in social media
For more details go to www.soma.or.ke

The awards are organized by Eyeballs Marketing Ltd, Kennya Kaburu illustrator at Standard Group, Phillip Ogolla director at TimeOut Media Ltd and social media strategist at Kenya Red Cross, and Muthuri Kinyamu blogger and director at Social Edge Africa. 

1 comment:

  1. It is sound great news and it will make social media users enthusiastic.


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