The set was cozy and lavish. The environment? Techie! The technologically savvy attendees ordered their drinks via Google + and tweeted away the highlights of the unfolding event on their sleek hand-held devices.
It was the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) Award winners gala at the Nairobi Serena Hotel. It was a meeting of the leading bloggers – they who rule the Kenyan blogosphere. We had been invited , because the Bata Kenya Shoe Blog had been nominated in the Best Corporate Blog Award category.
The Bloggers Association of Kenya is “a body that promotes content creation on the web in Kenya and represents a group of content creators who are of Kenyan origin, descent or are based in Kenya.”
The MC for the evening was CNBC Africa TV personality Larry Madowo. Leading bloggers , media personalities ,tweeps , and artists made short speeches and presentations. One of the judges Ms. Pinky Ghelani-Raj explained the criteria for choosing the best blogs which included the writing style used , the consistency and the relevance of the content.
And when came the time to announce the winner of the Best Corporate blog the winner was none other than Bata Kenya Shoe blog! Ms. Christine Mwiti was there to receive the award on Behalf of the Bata Kenya marketing team.
We are proud and honored to be voted the best corporate blog in Kenya!