OLX Social Media Awards 2015 Winners

OLX Social Media Awards 2015 Winners

The OLX SoMA Awards 2015 finally took place at the Safaricom Kasarani Indoor Arena, on October 10th, 2015. The event honored companies and the people who crafted their online strategies that broke the mold in social media communications. These are the people who took chances, went against the grain and made great strides through their understanding of the power of social media.

Martin Muli SOMA Director opened with remarks and explained how he came up with this idea. He continued by explaining the huge impact social media can have on brands and how important social media is in marketing.

The keynote address at the Event was delivered by Nzioka Waita. He spoke about social media’s huge impact on companies and acknowledged all the nominees. Other speakers were, OLX Country Director- Peter Ndiangui and Digital Director Office of the President Mr Dennis Itumbi.

The Mcee of the night was Mwaniki Mageria and with no doubt the crowd was well entertained with close to all Kenyan comedians doing a piece on stage, from Eric Omondi, Chipukeezy, Karis, Sleepy, Owago and Mamito.

The OLX SoMA Awards are sponsored OLX.

Below is a list of the OLX SoMA Award winners.

SOCIAL NETWORK CATEGORY

FACEBOOK PERSONALITY AWARD Israel Burale
FACEBOOK GROUP AWARD 21 Days Of Change
TWITTER PERSONALITY AWARD @brianmbunde
INSTAGRAM PERSONALITYAWARD Sauti Sol
GOOGLE + PROFILE/PAGE AWARD Citizen TV Kenya
NEW BLOGGER AWARD girlsansdoubts.com
YOUTUBE CHANNEL AWARD Sauti Sol

 

SOCIAL CORPORATE CATEGORY

FINANCIAL SERVICES AWARD Equity Bank Kenya
RETAIL SERVICES/PRODUCTS AWARD Nakumatt
CONSUMER PRODUCT AWARD Nivea
TECH-TELECOM AWARD Safaricom Limited
HOSPITALITY SERVICE AWARD Carnivore Kenya
EVENT ENTERTAINMENT AWARD Churchill Show

BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Sports Award Sportpesa
BIZYANGU AWARD Bonfire Adventures and Events
ACTIVISM AWARD Boniface Mwangi

 

MEDIA CATEGORY

MOST SOCIAL TV SHOW AWARD Jeff Koinange Live – KTN
MOST SOCIAL RADIO SHOW AWARD Radio Maisha – #AlexnaJalas
NEWS CHANELL AWARD Citizen TV Kenya
Most Influential Media Personality Award Churchill -Daniel Ndambuki

 

GOVERNMENT CATEGORY

SOCIAL LEGISLATOR AWARD Ababu Namwamba
SOCIAL GOVERNOR AWARD Dr. Alfred Mutua
SOCIAL STATE CORPORATION AWARD Huduma Kenya

 

EDUCATION INSTITUTION CATEGORY

MOST SOCIAL LEARNING INSTITUTION AWARD University of Nairobi
MOST INFLUENTIAL STUDENT LEADER AWARD Babu Owino – University of Nairobi

 

 

By Kelley Boss

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