Advances in Global Entertainment Technology: Latest Growth & Innovation Trends

A 2014 Social Media Week Grand Finale Event Hosted By Black Enterprise, iROKOtv & Black Student Union at NYU
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NEW YORK - Jan. 14, 2014 - PRLog -- IBOM LLC ( , innov8tiv, and Social Media Week ( (SMW) today announced speakers for the Advances in Global Entertainment Technology symposium ( (,which will be held at 7 p.m. EST on Friday, February 21, 2014, at the Tishman Auditorium in Manhattan (40 Washington Square South, NY, NY).

The RSVP-only event ( will be promoted using the official hashtag #smwGET. Advances in Global Entertainment Technology will focus on and showcase latest growth trends worldwide, rising coverage of technology innovation, use of social media technology by Africans in the Diaspora and continuous globalization fueling the proliferation of the entertainment technology market.

The symposium will feature keynote speaker Jason Njoku, CEO and Co-Founder, iROKOtv, joined by a lineup of industry leaders sharing insights on advancements in the technology, growth and career trends in the industry and best practices for using social media to successfully engage with individuals and brands.  Confirmed speakers include:

Jacqueline Nwobu (, Co-Founder, Munaluchi Bridal Magazine (
Janel Martinez (, Technology Editor, Black Enterprise; CEO, Aint I Latina (
Oldine Jean-Charles, Founder, The Interactive Life Social TV project

Event Moderator:  Janell Hazelwood (, Associate Producer, Black Enterprise

“Over the past two years, IBOM LLC has earned a reputation for developing social media week events that provide actionable insights on best practices for brand power and equity in a hyper-connected world, said Anie Akpe, IBOM LLC’s CEO.  Last year’s event focused on Social Media for the Afropreneurs and attracted a broad base of professionals eager to hear about new developments in the industry and ways they could benefit from them. This year’s program is even more exciting given the launch of our new tech innovation news portal, innov8tiv magazine ( Digital technology is the wave of the future. Whether you own a business or you are representing yourself, our 2014 installation for SMW will provide professionals with popular tech tools to brand themselves appropriately.”

This year's program is being organized in collaboration with Social Media Week, and sponsored with the generous support of several known tech innovators in the business, education and lifestyle industries, including , Afromix Entertainment , Aint I Latina, Black Enterprise, Black Student Union at NYU, FE Photography, iROKOtv, Lord, Jean-Charles & Lord Group LLC, MUI-The PR Company, The Boss Moves and UDR Radio. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. Interested brands and individuals should email

Follow @innovativmag ( on twitter and visit to RSVP and be kept up-to-date with announcements and news for #smwGET.



IBOM LLC has served small business owners in New York, New York for over 3 years. Our main focus is to educate Africans in the Diaspora, by providing the best consulting services for their small and medium sized businesses. Visit  for more information.

Innov8tiv is a dynamic Web source for technology news, resources and innovation, with a special focus on the entrepreneurial advances of Africans on the continent as well as in the Diaspora. This site seeks to not only inform consumers and companies about the latest in tech trends and ideologies, but to shed light on a phenomenon often ignored: the inventive, life-changing and creative engine that exists in Africa and among leaders of color around the world, including the UK, the Caribbean, Australia, and Asia.   Visit for more information.

Social Media Week
is a weeklong series of events organized globally twice a year, will be coming back February 2014 to New York City, focusing on the enormous social, cultural and economic impact of social media. This week gives many a chance to dialogue, network and explore platforms and innovations that are now guiding the landscape of modern lifestyle and business every day.  Visit for more information.

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