The RoofTop Lounge on Karimu Kotun, Victoria Island saw a gathering of tech enthusiasts for the West Africa Mobile Awards, 2017 which held on 18th May, 2017.
Though slated to begin at 6:00pm, the event didn’t start till about 9:00pm. The two-hour delay had the tech savvy guests networking and selling their business to potential clients amidst finger foods and drinks.
The award-gala party which was hosted by Williams Uzoma kicked off without the unnecessary preambles associated with award ceremonies. A total of 10 awards were given to deserving individuals and tech firms as the audience erupted in cheers of congratulatory messages and back thumping.
See list of the winners :
*WAMAS Marketing Campaign Award – Global Interacting.
*Commerce Retail Award – Buy Chat.
*Mobile Education Award – Optiweb Communication.
*Mobile Innovation Award – Vas2net.
*Best App Award – NairaBox.
*Financial Tech Award – FlutterWave.
*Social, News & Entertainment Award – Battabox.
*Social Impact Award – Airtel mobile money.
*Young Gun of the Year – Iyin Aboyeji of FlutterWave.
*Outstanding Industry Achievement Award – Rebecca Enonchong of Active Spaces.
The West Africa Mobile Awards recognizes the regions best mobile and tech companies.
The WAMAS was supported by BBM, Mobile West Africa (MWA), AppsAfrica.com, MEF, Wimbart PR, Dress Me Outlet, Connect Nigeria and others.
Report by: Busari Yusuf
Photo credit: King Solomon Ekhaiyeme