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    VIMN Africa wins prestigious research award

    Media entertainment powerhouse Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa was awarded The Rookie of the Year Award at the Vision Critical 2016 EMEA Summit for its research submission, "The Power of Plugged In". The award recognises companies that have within the last 12 months achieved proven results thanks to insight communities.
    VIMN Africa wins prestigious research award
    VIMN Africa has been leveraging its own insight communities - VIMNAtion in South Africa and MTVBaseFam in Nigeria - over the last year to drive content and marketing decisions that resonate with its consumers.

    VIMN Africa insight communities are an online based network of people who provide the business with interactive and accurate feedback.

    Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President and MD, VIMN Africa, says “An important part of our business is to ensure we deliver innovative content that enables us to deepen our connection with our audiences. In just twelve months, our insight community has empowered us to make more informed decisions with regards to editorial and marketing which has positively impacted our ratings, budgets and client relationships.”

    Jake Orpen, CEO of nudge (VIMN Africa’s implementation partner) congratulated VIMN Africa adding: “It has been remarkable what VIMN Africa has been able to achieve with VIMNAtion in a short period of time. This online community is already implementing best-practice across all aspects of a complex engagement platform.”

    Held in London, The Vision Critical 2016 EMEA Summit features two days of inspiring talks,
    insightful workshops and intelligent conversations about customer-centricity. The Summit is
    revered industry-wide as an unparalleled opportunity to network with the brightest professionals in marketing, customer-experience, innovation and research. Every year Vision Critical celebrates customer successes with awards at the Summit.

    For more information about Viacom in Africa, find us on LinkedIn at or follow us on Twitter @ViacomAfrica.

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