Social Media Summit & Awards 2017 (SMSA)

We, Vibri Media who in association with the Andhra Pradesh State Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Mr. Chandrababu Naidu, are conducting the first edition of the Social Media Summit & Awards ,2017 at Vijayawada on Nov 18th and 19th, 2017.

This Summit is being planned as part of the Vision of Mr. Chandrababu Naidu, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Hence is being blessed by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. SMSA is a national event connecting people, content and conversations around emerging trends in media and Delivered through a network of creative conferences and streamed online through social media.

The event has an Awards Night that targets at recognising the best practioners in Social Media and we have a panel of Social Media Analysts who have shortlisted the Winners in various categories. The awardees would set themselves as exceptional models.

Envisioning the vital role of social media in the day to day life of people and the change it might bring with respect to information, governance, business and commerce, the government of Andhra Pradesh takes the initiative of starting a conversation around social media through Social Media Summit 2017.

Social media, now, is a billion-dollar industry that offers endless opportunities for brands to connect with their audience. In order to take advantage of it, companies have to understand that the social media sphere evolves very quickly, so staying ahead of these shifts is crucial.
The Social Media Summit aspires to

Engage – Entrepreneurs, Journalists/Bloggers, Brand Managers, Social Media Strategists, Students, Artists and Activists, Technologists, Media Specialists and Developers.

Educate – by discussing trends, pros and cons of this industry, way- forward, and take note of strategies that remove risks involved.

Entertain – by highlighting the importance of incorporating social media into your marketing strategy by demonstrating how it can add value to a business in terms of both revenue and brand.

SPEAKERS on Day 1:

What is Social Media? Relevance of Social Media in Society.
MAUTUSI MAITY
Prof. of Marketing Management at IIM Lucknow

How is video content accentuating Social Inclusion
SATYA RAGHAVAN
Head Entertainment Partnerships at YouTube

Best practice in creating socially relevant snackable content
ANKUR MEHRA
Regional Partnership, Facebook India

Community building and sports content
ANEESH MADANI
Head Sports Partnerships Twitter Asia Pacific

Panel discussion on Solving Real Life problems with Social Media
BALAJI PATTURAJ
Famous Radio Jockey & Actor

GAUTAM SAWANG
Commissioner of Police, Vijayawada

RAJNEIL KAMATH
Digital Media Professional

Effective use of Social Media to promote a movie
TARAN ADARSH
Film Critic

Awards & Performances on Day 1:

Presentation of Awards for All India & Telugu Content Creators on Youtube

Performance by Shraddha Sharma

Humor Play – Standup by Shareef

Performance by India Got Talent – UV Act

Presentation of Awards for Most Popular on Social Media – Rana Duggabati, Deepika Padukone, Anirudh and RJ Balaji

Performance by India Idol Revanth

Performance by India Got Talent – TRON Dance Act

Performance by India Idol Revanth & Closing Ceremony