The biggest digital influencers’ convention is underway in Sabah, Malaysia

With over 50 participants, a dozen VIP speakers and delegates from India and hundreds of local attendees, the biggest digital influencers’ convention in 2019 has began.

Digital Influencers’ Convention and Earthy Awards, organised and spearheaded by Travel. Earth, an Indian travel media company commenced on the 27 June, 2019. The event has seen a huge response since its first announcement. With over 300 applicants registering for the event, a select 54 have been chosen to attend the event which will take place in Shangri La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa. These participants will get to witness various aspects of Sabah and its local culture during the two days of the tour. This will be followed by two days of a convention with various sessions targeted at understanding digital platforms, influencer marketing and its benefits.

The audience will benefit from various presentations by speakers with immense experience in their respective fields. Meera Muhunthan of Twitter will touch upon Millennial’s travel trends, habits and interests. Celebrated photographer Bobby Joshi will cover a session on the use of photography in influencer marketing. Jessie Paul, well known in marketing circles will enlighten the audience on how technology can help leverage marketing. Veteran photographer and current visual editor for The Hindu, Dinesh Krishnan, will share his experience in decades of visual editing to enable marketers to recognise good content.

There will also be panel discussions comprising influencers sharing their experiences and success stories. The various panel discussions will include a session on vlogging and understanding how to benefit from platforms like YouTube, a discussion between industry representatives and influencers on how they can collaborate with each other for mutual benefits and many more.

The second day will end with an Awards Night, where 31 different awards will be given to the most deserving candidates based on their work and their levels of influence. Award-winning anchor Kavea R Chaveli who is an avid traveller herself and has hosted more than 1,300 shows across the globe will be hosting both the days of the convention as well as the Earthy Awards night. The nomination rating and selection were done by an independent jury panel using Judgify, a tech partner for the Awards.

The event will be covered live on Travel Earth’s YouTube channel. This event has been made possible with the effort of the Travel Earth team and support from partners such as Sabah Tourism Board, Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board, MATTA, Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria, Air Asia, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air and Make My Trip.