The SBI Media Workshop has mentioned it is going to be using on concept of blockchain for the third version in its collection, which has been scheduled to carry on December 3, 2022 in Ikeja, Lagos.
In an announcement by SBI Media, statistically, cryptocurrency is the largest use case of blockchain expertise.
This yr, CEO of SBI Media, Rotimi Bankole and his crew mentioned they’ve scoped the trade and the economic system, and decided that the theme for this yr, Media within the Blockchain Period, is a doable recreation changer that members must be outfitted for.
“It’s projected that blockchain expertise will increase the share of income captured by content material creators and producers by offering revolutionary mechanisms for possession and monetisation. Therefore, drawing from our final version the place we guided members to make the swap to video, it’s crucial that we additional equip younger media entrepreneurs and professionals with the data and abilities to reap the benefits of the of the revolutionary outcomes that blockchain expertise guarantees for this sector,” mentioned Bankole.
He additional expressed his perception that, throughout the media trade, many firms and shoppers would possibly wrestle to determine and adapt to this new age of digital transformation, and confused that SBI Media Workshop will maybe be one of many first platforms in Nigeria to coach members within the space.
“This version of SBI Media Workshop,” mentioned Bankole, “will concentrate on three broad areas: the interface between blockchain expertise and media; the way forward for funds, digital media, and blockchain; and entrepreneurship alternatives within the blockchain ecosystem.”
While the organisers promised to disclose the line-up of facilitators for this yr’s occasion, Bankole, has introduced that there can be extra interactions amongst members through extra fireplace chats. “Apart from these advantages on provide on the Workshop, a grant of N2 million in BNB can be distributed amongst members who generate probably the most possible concepts in the middle of the Workshop,” mentioned Bankole.
‘‘With a nationwide schooling system that was crippled for over eight months, following the protracted strike by the Tutorial Workers Union of Universities (ASUU), in addition to rising unemployment charge within the nation, Bankole mentioned the SBI Media Workshop can be an oasis to lots of of members who can be attending in-person on the venue, and lots of extra who will be capable to take part on-line through Fb, Instagram and YouTube livestreams.
Whereas noting that the Workshops was designed for folks between the ages of 18 and 35, he added that the topic for 2022 was fastidiously decided to offer members with cutting-edge data, trade interactions, and help to remain forward within the media area. This, Bankole noticed, is especially as a result of blockchain expertise is ready to disrupt a number of facets of the media trade, from content material creation, mental property monitoring, dissemination, and monetisation,’’ the assertion learn partially.
Based in 2020 by Rotimi Bankole, CEO of SBI Media, the yearly occasion, which presents free coaching to budding media entrepreneurs and professionals for a future within the media sector, is notable for being the one one in all its form within the trade.