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Disney and Najwa Shihab to Join Social Media Week Jakarta 2017's Speakers Lineup

2017-09-07 11:00
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-In less than a week into the social and digital festivities in Jakarta, Social Media Week Jakarta team announced new additions to its speakers' lineup.

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Who has never heard of Cinderella and Mickey Mouse? Many of us grew up listening to Disney stories, fantasies, and fairy tales, such as those two. Even until this day, we have witnessed various stages of Disney evolution in creating stories.

Social Media Week Jakarta 2017 Line Up
Social Media Week Jakarta 2017 Line Up

Today, Social Media Week Jakarta 2017 announces additional keynote speakers for their conference sessions, that will be held from 13 to 15 September 2017: Matt Briant -- Head of Social Media from Disney South East Asia; and Najwa Shihab -- a journalist and host of Mata Najwa who is widely known by Indonesians.

As the Head of Social Media from Walt Disney Company in South East Asia, Matt Briant will share how Disney tell stories and interact with its fans digitally, with a topic, 'Disney Reveal: The Forces of Storytelling, Fan base Building and Content Marketing,' scheduled on the third day of the conference session, Friday, 15 September 2017.

"Disney is a name that sits closely to our reality, that accompanies every moment of our lives with its fantasies and wonders. With Disney's success in making their characters and movies legendary, we are excited to invite the master of storytelling to share how to build a story, interact and create emotional ties with its fans in the digital sphere," said Antonny Liem as the CEO of Merah Cipta Media Group and Chairman for Social Media Week Jakarta.

In addition to Disney, Najwa Shihab, a widely known Indonesian public figure, is confirmed to be one of the keynote speakers for Social Media Week Conference session this year. In a series of main events scheduled from September 13 - 15, Najwa Shihab will share her experience as a journalist and host of Mata Najwa, as well as her views on current social and technological media, with the topic "Social Media and Technology's Influence on Journalism and Public Media."

"Najwa Shihab is a very familiar name in the realm of Indonesian media. As a journalist and host of Mata Najwa, Nana - her nickname - has sharply revealed truths and presented facts to Indonesian viewers for years. I am very happy to welcome Najwa Shihab's participation in Social Media Week Jakarta 2017; I believe there will be many things we can learn from Najwa Shihab," added Antonny.

Social Media Week Jakarta main event will be held at The Hall, 8th floor, Senayan City, divided into 3 stages that present various topics related to social media and technology -- including various tips and case studies, which of course can add insight and be implemented by the participants.

On the main stage -- the Conference stage -- practitioners and activists of the social media and digital industry will learn directly from the experts, both from within and outside the country. In addition to Disney and Najwa Shihab, the conference sessions will also be enlivened by Facebook, Google, LINE, LinkedIn, Adidas, Salesforce, Social Bakers, Digimind, Kantar Milward Brown, and more.

Aside from the Conference stage, as part of Social Media Week Jakarta main chain of events, there will be numerous Community Meet-up sessions that will be filled with various talk show and sharing sessions, including Young On Top, Indovidgram, Social Media Strategic Club, Facebook, Detik.com, and many others. These sessions will share successful stories, digital strategies, and interesting tips that will add knowledge to the participants -- both practitioners and social media and digital enthusiasts. As well as for fellow communities, bloggers, influencers, entrepreneurs and even startups, who would like to advance their digital activity by utilizing social media platforms or any other digital platforms for promotion. More than 12 community meet-up and sharing sessions daily will be held on two Community Meet-Up stages for three days, from 13-15 September 2017 at The Hall, 8th floor, Senayan City. These Community Meet-Up sessions is open for public to attend with Daily Event Pass of Rp 50,000,-/day.

Besides the 3 Main Stages, this year Social Media Week Jakarta introduces workshop classes that provide intensive training. The classes will be taught by practitioners from digital industry from within and outside the country, who will bring their first-hand experience. These workshop sessions are scheduled to be held for four days, from 12 to 15 September 2017, with more than 10 sessions available.

For further information regarding the latest schedule, ticket purchase, and complete information on Social Media Week Jakarta 2017, please check out https://socialmediaweek.org/jakarta/. Don't forget to follow their Twitter and Instagram account (@SMWJakarta) and Facebook.

About Social Media Week Jakarta

Social Media Week (SMW) is a leading news platform and international conference that gathers and shares ideas, innovations and best insights on how social media and technology are transforming businesses, communities and cultures around the world.

Social Media Week Jakarta 2017 will be held from 11 to 15 September 2017, simultaneously with SMW London and SMW Sao Paolo. After the opening the event with a press conference, on 11 September 2017, the event will have a series of workshops classes starting from 12 to 15 September 2017. The main conference sessions will be conducted for three days, starting from 13 to 15 September 2017, located at The Hall, Senayan City, 8th floor, Jakarta -- Indonesia. 

About Merah Cipta Media Group

PT Merah Cipta Media (MCM) is a leading digital media company in Indonesia that provides solutions in marketing, branding, communication, technology, and strategy, as well as digital media execution for major and renowned industries. MCM has the vision and mission to generate the creative and digital technology industries in Indonesia.

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Ismoyo Djajapurusa
(+62) 812 8404 7082
ismoyo.djajapurusa@ogilvy.com
Ogilvy PR Jakarta

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Source: Social Media Week Jakarta

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