Monday, November 27, 2017 06.17PM / OPAN
Online Publishers Association of Nigeria (OPAN), Nigeria’s premier association
of digital/new media publishers and entrepreneurs is set to launch its inaugural
Annual New Media Conference.
Conference tagged “New Media as the future of the fourth estate”, will
hold February 7, 2018, in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, from 10 am – 4 pm.
one-day conference which is one of the projects conceptualized for the new year
by OPAN to improve quality of digital news content and build capacity amongst
entrepreneurs in the new media genre, will be an interactive platform where all
legitimate new media practitioners – publishers, bloggers, PR consultants and social
media influencers will come together under one roof for the first time, to meet
and greet and engage in discussions that seek to provide a blueprint on how to
significantly boost standards and quality of media contents in line with best
practices in the industry globally.
recalls that the conference will be coming few months after new executives were
elected for OPAN which saw the emergence of the Publisher of THEWILL news,
Austyn Ogannah as the President and Mr Emmanuel Asiwe of Huhuonline as
Vice President. A statement issued by OPAN and sent to ALEDEH, says the
Conference host will continue to chart and articulate the need for
responsibility in content to practitioners as bearers and transmitters of news
because we represent the future of the fourth estate. The conference is open to
all new media publishers and practitioners who have a verifiable and legitimate
platform and are seeking to network with policymakers, PR consultants and
advertisers. Attendance is free.
all prospective attendees must be pre-registered to attend the conference.
Meanwhile, OPAN has Nigeria’s online integrated media platform, ALEDEH(www.aledeh.com), THEWILL news, Huhuonline,
InvestAdvocate, Elombah.com, Proshare, Secret Reporters among others as