Social Media Week Heads to Jakarta for the Third Time this September

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Social Media will be the major topic of discussion in Jakarta when the biggest social media event in Indonesia, Social Media Week Jakarta, is held for the third time, from 11 to 15 September 2017. Organized by Merah Cipta Media Group, Social Media Week Jakarta 2017 will unravel the future of communication, delve in how technology plays a role in the evolution of communication, and probe on the interaction between machine and human. This year, Social Media Week Jakarta brings a lineup of conferences, workshops, community meet ups, and many other activities with the theme, “Language and The Machine: The Future of Communication.”

Merah Cipta Media Group CEO, who is also the Chairman of Social Media Week Jakarta, Antonny Liem, said, “We are very pleased to be back to present Social Media Week for the third time in Jakarta. Today we see how rapid advancement of digital technology is changing the way humans connect and communicate, and how many new and emerging language elements are made possible by technology. With this theme, we would like to invite participants to further see how these trends encourage a shift in the way people communicate, and how industry practitioners should anticipate the next era of communication and capitalize on these latest trends.”

Well known industry players, such as Facebook, Google, Line, LinkedIn, Kantar Millward Brown, Digimind, Salesforce and Socialbakers, among many others, will be present at Social Media Week Jakarta 2017. The conference sessions — which will last for three days from 13 to 15 September 2017 — will host prominent speakers such as Reynold D’Silva, Head of Vertical Marketing in Facebook Asia Pacific; Frank Koo, Head of Southeast Asia Talent LinkedIn Solutions; Pankaj Khushani, Head of Media Technology Solutions for Google Southeast Asia, India & Korea; Rainbow Cheung, Head of Social, Salesforce Asia; Revie Sylviana, LINE Indonesia Business Development Director; Charles Tidswell, VP of Socialbakers Japan and Asia Pacific; and Olivier Girard, Asia Pacific’s Customer Success Director for Digimind.

“I am very pleased with the composition of the main speakers for Social Media Week Jakarta this year. I’m sure that their shared insights will help social and digital industry practitioners to realize the potential of social media and digital technology in Indonesia. We cannot wait to welcome these big names on the stage during our Conference,” Antonny Liem added.

More exciting than the previous years, this year, the event also brings a series of workshops classes, providing a more in-depth knowledge and practical insights from the experts within the social media and digital industries. Social Media Week Jakarta collaborates with in bringing these classes to the participants. Participants may check the workshop details thoroughly at

From 11 to 15 September 2017, SMW Jakarta participants may participate in more than 40 community gathering sessions and workshops combined, which are filled by various topics and interesting activities. Some of the confirmed well-known communities that will be conducting meet ups during the event are Social Media Strategic Club, Indovidgram, Young on Top, Gushcloud, Sociabuzz, Girls In Tech, Makedonia, and UXID.

In addition to the conference, workshop and community meet up, SMW Jakarta participants will also be able to see and experience the latest technology and trends in the digital world first-hand, presented by various technology providers as well as industry players at their main venue, The Hall, 8thFloor, Senayan City, Jakarta.

To get more information on Social Media Week Jakarta 2017, please visit: For those who purchase the group ticket (minimum of 5 tickets), will receive a 25% discount. Follow SMW Jakarta 2017 twitter account @SMWJakarta and Social Media Week Jakarta Facebook account, to find the latest update on the event.

Source PR Newswire

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Kirstie Magowan

Kirstie Magowan

Kirstie Magowan is the managing editor of IT Chronicles. Kirstie is an experienced journalist and publisher who has been working in the IT Service Management industry since 1999. Kirstie is a regular speaker at industry conferences globally.