The biggest offline LinkedIn event in the north-central region of Nigeria has ever seen is set to happen in just a few days.
With more than three editions conducted in Lagos, as well as events hosted by locals in Abuja, Kano, Oyo, Owerri, and Ondo states amongst others. Jos is set to host its very first edition of Linkedin local Jos with the theme “Bridging the gap between education and employment”.
Having successfully bridged the gap between the virtual and physical space, Linkedin local Jos will take place on Wednesday 25th of October, 2023 at the Social Sciences Hall (Red Chamber) situated within the Naraguta Campus, University of Jos on Wednesday from 8 am to 3 pm.
LinkedIn local Jos like every other around the world is an organic physical meetup set up by some of the 950 million LinkedIn users situated within the city of Jos, Plateau State Nigeria for the sole purpose of networking by building a community where industry trends and in-app global best practices are discussed and deliberated on for the aim of fully utilizing and benefiting from the 26.3 billion worth dollar platform that prides itself as being the worlds foremost Social corporate platform. One where professionals, entrepreneurs, and individuals from varying fields of expertise connect beyond the boundaries of time and space to learn and exchange ideas and experiences as well as opportunities that have kept increasing since the official launch of the platform on 5 May 2003.
Sodunke Williams Tomide, a digital marketing expert and LinkedIn growth strategist, the convener of this initiative stated that “LinkedIn Local – Jos (LLJ) came to be as a result of the yearning to bridge the gap between education and employment, hence the theme, Digital Skills and Networking: Bridging the Gap between Education and Employment”, same vision shared by the Co-convener, Oluwamayowa Kolawole who’s an executive virtual assistant and a professional business developer.
LinkedIn Local Jos, true to its theme, is targeted to educate over a thousand individuals on the importance of cultivating digital skills and the significance of networking in the world’s biggest digital job market for optimal productivity in a world where traditional knowledge and a degree are no longer sure paths to successful and fulfilled careers.
Author Napoleon Hill observed “More gold has been mined from the thoughts of man than has ever been taken from the earth”, a statement that gives credence to the powerful minds of amazing individuals set to grace the stage as keynote speakers to not only share from their wealthy mines of experience in their various professional fields but practical secrets on how you can harness the digital space to work for you.
From innovative entrepreneurs to educators who are reshaping the digital world and education as a whole, these speakers include and are not limited to David Daser, Director, Startup Growth and Public Policy at nHub, Murtala M. Abdullahi, Founder, Smart Web Nigeria Ltd, Tabitha Hris, Founder of Hriscare Intl Foundation, Chief Koppe Sylvanus, Founder, A+ Computer Training Technology Limited, Denu Bon, Founder, GoLoko Diaries & Denu’s Money Circle, Oladotun Ajayi, LinkedIn Marketing Insider / Co-Founder, Student on LinkedIn, Bashir Sheidu, C.O.O nHub Nigeria & Foundation / Chairman NNIA, and Christie Dasaro, Rector, ECWA International College of Technology.
A significant part of Linkedin local Jos is a panel discussion where thought-provoking, conversational insights, experiences and advice will be shared from Notable panelists the likes of which include Johnstone Kpilaakaa, Tech Journalist at Bendada.com, Jerry Doubles, Founder, Jos Hike It & President, Zenith Agro-Allied Co-operative Society, SaintCharles Emmanuel, Executive Director, Ekkolaptikos Institute of Strategic Leadership, Monday Binshak, Founder/CEO, Sparkling Event Planners Limited, Jeremiah Da’a, Fullstack Developer, Ponfa Miri, Social Impact Strategist/President at Prince Ponfa Miri Foundation, Johnpaul Nwobodo, Founder, CrestHub, and Kim Musa Ndoh, CEO, iHUB Digital Solutions & Chairman, EEAN, all of whom are making waves in their various career paths and industries of choice.
The session will also allow attendees the privilege to enquire and seek clarifications on various digital skills which the panelists are more than qualified to respond to.
LinkedIn Local Jos being the biggest physical gathering of LinkedIn users and digital enthusiasts promises rare networking opportunities between attendees to forge meaningful relationships as well as the chance to connect and engage with industry professionals to explore potential career opportunities and mentorship possibilities. One’s network after all determines one’s net worth.
All these activities will be spiced up with entertaining performances from creatives to a variety of fun and engaging games. Networking no doubt is best enjoyed when having a good time and linked in local Jos promises amongst a treasure trove of fun events.
Attendance fee to this premium event is free but intending attendees are expected to register via the official website to secure a free ticket. However, there is the provision to upscale your ticket to either VIP or VVIP mode, which comes with several juicy benefits captured on the event website.
Not in town but would love to attend. no headaches. LinkedIn Local Jos would be live-streamed online for those who have registered but can’t be physically present through an access link that is generated after registration.
The maiden edition of LinkedIn Local Jos (LLJ) is proudly sponsored by Zeus Pay, CrestHub, nHub, and Smartweb.