Each year APO Group offers journalists the opportunity to attend major events as a part of its commitment to supporting journalism in Africa
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 10, 2018 — APO Group, the leading global media relations consultancy and press release distribution service, today announced that Online News Editor Frank Eleanya (@Iamfrankelean) from Nigeria has won APO’s invitation to attend the Web Summit, the Largest Tech Conference in the World, to be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from November 5 to 8.
APO Group, will offer one round trip ticket and accommodation in Lisbon for Frank Eleanyao to attend the Web Summit.
The Web Summit is the largest tech conference in the world with 1.200 speakers and over 70.000 delegates from 170 countries gathering for three full days of networking and business.
Over 2.500 journalists from more than 100 markets came to Web Summit in 2017, including editors from many of the world’s most influential publications, as well as market-shaping industry reporters from leading technology trade publications and blogs.
“APO Group congratulates Frank and is proud to offer this opportunity to an experienced reporter with a rich background. APO Group offers invitations each year to major African events as part of our commitment to supporting journalism in Africa and creating opportunities for journalists to learn and grow across Africa,” says Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group.
APO Group is the leading media relations consultancy in Africa and the Middle East, offering organizations a range of advisory services alongside its press release distribution and media monitoring solutions. Each year APO Group offers journalists the opportunity to attend major events as a part of its commitment to supporting journalism in Africa.
For instance, the three previous recipients of the AfricaCom invitation were science journalist Aimable Twahirwa from Rwanda, journalist John Churu from Botswana and journalist Lilian Murugi Mutegi from Kenya. In September 2016, reporter Aggrey Mutambo from Kenya has won APO’s invitation to attend the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), the leading hotel investment conference in Africa.
APO also sponsors the APO Energy Media Award and the APO Media Award where a journalist wins $500 a month for one year, one laptop and one intercontinental flight ticket to a destination of his or her choice as well as one year of access to over 600 airport VIP lounges.
More information about the Web Summit.
About APO Group:
Founded in 2007, APO Group (APO-opa.com) is the leading media relations consultancy and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East. We assist private and public organizations in sharpening their reputation and increasing their brand equity in target countries. As trusted partner, our role is to leverage the power of media and build bespoke strategies that enable organizations to produce a real and measurable impact in Africa and the Middle East and outside the regional frontiers. The trust and recognition that have been granted to APO Group by global and multinational companies, governments and NGOs inspires us to continuously enhance our value proposition within Africa & Middle East to better cater to our clients’ needs. Among our prestigious clients: Facebook, Dangote Group, GE, Uber, Microsoft, Nokia, PwC, DHL, Marriott Group, Samsung, Hilton, Total, Merck, Société Générale, L’Oréal, Philips, Ernst & Young, Orange, Government of Dubai, Siemens, Greenpeace, Rotary, Al Jazzera, Western Union, Accor Hotels, McKinsey & Company, Heineken, Ericsson …
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