Posted by: APO | 3 June 2013

APO Named Official Wire Service for AfricaCom, Connecting West Africa and NigeriaCom 2013, Africa’s Leading Telecoms Events


APO Named Official Wire Service for AfricaCom, Connecting West Africa and NigeriaCom 2013, Africa’s Leading Telecoms Events

  • APO will distribute AfricaCom, ConnectingWest Africa and NigeriaCom’s press releases via Africa Wire®, the service for press release wire distribution and monitoring in Africa
  • As the official newswire, APO is offering exhibitors a 20 percent discount off news release distribution

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, June 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The Com World Series, part of Informa Telecoms & Media has named the African Press Organization (APO) (http://www.apo-opa.org) the official wire service of AfricaCom 2013, Africa’s leading telecoms event (www.comworldseries.com/africa), held in Cape Town, South Africa, 12-14 November 2013, Connecting West Africa (www.comworldseries.com/westafrica) held in Dakar, Senegal, 11-13 June 2013 and NigeriaCom (www.comworldseries.com/nigeria) held in Lagos, Nigeria, 17-18 September 2013.

As the official newswire, APO is offering exhibitors of the 3 events a 20 percent discount off news release distribution.

AfricaCom, Connecting West Africa and NigeriaCom’s press releases will be distributed via Africa Wire®, the service for press release wire distribution and monitoring in Africa, reaching over 25,000 media contacts, bloggers, social networks, and redistributing content to over 50 African websites.

Used by some of the world’s largest technology companies, including Orange, Airtel, Microsoft, Symantec, Tigo, Main One Cable, Mahindra Comviva, and more, Africa Wire® guarantees the most extensive reach to Africa, helping APO’s clients engage with their audience in all parts of the continent.

APO Executive Director, Eloïne Barry comments, APO is delighted to have been named official wire service for events as prestigious as AfricaCom, Connecting West Africa and NigeriaCom. This once again shows the unrivaled capacity of APO to not only reach mainstream media but industry-specific publications across Africa.

Julie Rey, Research Director, Com World Series comments “we are pleased to work with APO on AfricaCom, Connecting West Africa and NigeriaCom; these events already have a great reach in Africa’s business community and we are looking forward to expanding it further through this partnership”.

More information about Africa Wire®: http://www.apo-opa.org/our-services/press-release-distribution-monitoring

Contact:

Aïssatou Diallo

sec.sg@apo-opa.org

+41 22 534 96 97

About APO

The African Press Organization (APO) (http://www.apo-opa.org) is the leading press release wire in Africa, and the global leader in media relations related to Africa.

With headquarters in Dakar, Senegal, APO owns a media database of over 25,000 contacts and the main Africa-related news online community.

It offers a complete range of services such as press releases wire and monitoring services, online press conferences, interactive webcasts, media interactions, strategic advice, public diplomacy, government relations, and events promotion. To know more please visit, http://www.apo-opa.org.

About the Com World Series & Informa Telecoms & Media

The Com World Series is a world-class series of congress & exhibitions delivering next generation solutions for the telecoms, media & technology industries in developing markets.

Event locations for 2013 include Senegal, Nigeria, Dubai & South Africa and will attract over 10,000 senior-level delegates including 700+ CxOs.

For more information, please visit our website
http://www.comworldseries.com/.

Informa Telecoms & Media is the leading provider of business intelligence to global telecoms and media markets.

Our aim is to provide actionable, strategic advice and forecasting on all aspects of converging mobile, fixed, entertainment and IT markets.

Driven by constant first-hand contact with the industry our team of analysts and researchers produce over 300 annual events and intelligence services including news and analytical products, in-depth market reports and data sets.

We benefit from outstanding people, including 100+ analysts, researchers and journalists across 14 countries. Our customers include major blue-chip vendors, operators, and regulators in addition to key players from the financial and content communities.

We are proud of the role we play in bringing the industry together and keeping 100,000 individuals better informed.

For more information, visit our website http://www.informatandm.com.

Contact:

Subuola Akinkugbe
Marketing Executive

Subuola.akinkugbe@informa.com

SOURCE

African Press Organization (APO)


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