Our good friends at the Bloggers Association of Kenya have organized a camp dubbed Digital Camp Kenya which will be running from 6th-8th November for those individuals who have a stake on the online space. That is bloggers, online marketers, social media influencers, PR practitioners and basically anyone involved or interested in online content generation.
The digital camp will have a rich lineup of speakers from Caroline Mutoko, Group marketing director for Radio Africa, Mutua Matheka a photographer and award winning blogger (mutuamatheka.co.ke), Jackson Biko (bikozulu.co.ke) a creative writer, Mark Kaigwa founder at Nendo, Mikul Shah CEO at Eat Out to Owaahh (owaahh.com) a writer and researcher. Topics that will be discussed during the camp include but not limited to online content creation and free expression, monetization online and the future of digital advertising, investing in online enterprises. The idea behind the camp was to help foster community relations between content creators and stakeholder in the space. The camp also aspires to create the perfect opportunity for the digital community to network and from lasting relationships in this growing industry.
This year’s digital camp will be held at Crayfish campsite in Naivasha. The tickets are going for a nominal fee of Kshs.3, 500.00 for BAKE members and Kshs.4, 500.00 for non-Bake members. You can pay for the ticket via M-pesa on Paybill No. 865850 using the word “CAMP” as the account number. Did I mention that you can win a ticket to the camp? Well yes you can, all you need to do is write a captivating piece of between 600-800 words on the theme “Harnessing the digital economy in Kenya” and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. The editorial team at BAKE will shortlist two of the best articles and post them on their website. If your article happens to be among the two you automatically get a ticket to the Digital camp.