Nigeria’s Premier and foremost financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced its sponsorship of the 2019 Social Media Week (SMW), Lagos, scheduled to start on Monday 4 February 2019 and end, 8 February 2019. The 2019 event is themed; STORIES: With Great Influence Comes Great Responsibility”
The yearly event, is a weeklong conference convened to provide the ideas, trends, insights and inspiration to help people and businesses understand how to achieve more in a hyper-connected world. The event features a central stage for keynotes and panels, multiple rooms for workshops, masterclasses and presentations, and an area dedicated to co-working, networking and interactive installations. The Bank is sponsoring the event for the fourth time and with its participation, the Bank’s digital lounge would once again be activated. The FirstBank digital lounge provides a platform for engagement between the Bank’s customers and other attendees at the event in a friendly and interactive manner. The lounge also provides a conducive platform to showcase FirstBank’s array of digital centric services notably Chat Banking on WhatsApp; *894# USSD banking; the mobile app, Firstmobile and the FirstBank Agent banking service, Firstmonie amongst others.
Among the planned highlights of the Bank’s participation at this year event is the #FirstBankIdeasChallenge, designed to have participants share their ideas on different banking products, their challenges and suggested approach to resolving specific issues and glitches to tasks provided on the FirstBank facebook page; www.facebook.com/firstbankofnigeria.
A key criteria to participating at the event is for one to like the FirstBank facebook Page and get one’s friends to like the page and vote for the best ideas. The top three winners will get N500,000 each while 25 people will win N20,000 each for liking, and engaging in the campaign.
First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is the premier Bank in West Africa and the leading banking services solutions provider in Nigeria for 125 years. With some 15 million customer accounts, FirstBank provides a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services with over 750 business locations. The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank in the Republic of Congo, Ghana, The Gambia, Guinea, Sierra-Leone and Senegal, as well as a Representative Office in Beijing.