KUALA LUMPUR (5 March 2014) – Local and international bloggers are set to gather for the ‘Sepetang Bersama Blogger’ (SBB) 2014 event this 8th March at Saloma Bistro, Jalan Ampang. The blogging event which had rolled out its inaugural debut in 2012, has so far obtained a total number of 350 attendees with participants mainly from Malaysia, Brunei, and Indonesia to make SBB 2014 one of the biggest blogger gatherings in the country.
Organised by Denaihati Network Sdn. Bhd. (www.denaihati.com) who was awarded ‘Best Personal Blog of 2013’ at the recent Malaysia Social Media Week 2014, the third edition of the blogging event will host a panel of local celebrity bloggers such as Ben Ashaari, Red Mummy, Shafie Bustan, and Zarul Husin.
A total of 6 speakers will be present to discuss core elements and trends of blogging, including case studies and success stories. In addition, international industry expert Nicola Fusco will be speaking on effective affiliate marketing for bloggers as a side income.
The organisers have announced Yeos as their main event sponsor, and online e-commerce giants Lazada Malaysia, health products Al Ansar Health, web administrator MYNIC Berhad, and beauty product Ephyra Collagen as following sponsors. Local celebrity couple and ambassadors for Ephyra Collagen – Norman Hakim and Memey Suhaiza will also be present to lend support as sponsors of the event.
SBB 2014 will be Lazada Malaysia’s first time in sponsoring an offline event. “Our presence at this event is to tell everyone we are here to stay and grow with the Malaysian public, and essential through bloggers as well,” said Igor Pezzilli, Chief Executive Officer of Lazada Malaysia (www.lazada.com.my).
In a bid to draw the crowd, 18 lucky draw prizes amounting to a total of RM26,000 which include iPad Minis, iPhones, Samsung Android phones, and other electronic devices are up for grabs to all participants attending. “We can’t deny that we are all truly Malaysian at heart, and free gifts are definitely an appreciated gesture in our community. We try to make sure that a lucky draw segment is a must-have of this event every year,” said Denaihati Network Sdn. Bhd.’s general manager, Mohd Hadihaizil Din.
Those interested to attend SBB 2014 may visit http://sbb.my/ to register and inquire on availability of seats. For a fee of RM20.00, participants will be able to attend all workshops and talks from 10am – 5.30pm, including lunch.