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Contest opens for social media influencers

BEIRUT, November 30, 2017

The Arab world’s biggest digital competition and series Sadeem has opened doors in Beirut, Lebanon for the next generation of Arab social media influencers.

With applications opening on December 1, Sadeem will take candidates on an exciting journey of discovery, creativity, and digital growth that inspires them to achieve their dreams and positively influence the world, a statement said.

Through a competitive yet entertaining experience that is the first of its kind, Sadeem is incubating future content creators in the Arab world and giving them the chance to connect with digital experts who will help them become the next generation of Arab influencers–ones that entertain, while presenting their virtual communities with inspiring and meaningful content.

Meanwhile, Sadeem’s audience will get to watch their favourite contestants through an exciting online reality series (broadcasted on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter and Instagram) that will culminate in the crowning of the Arab world’s digital super star.

The region’s biggest established influencers have come together to host, mentor and judge Sadeem’s participants as they compete in a series of challenges where they will learn to improve their digital content creation skills, unleash their creative expression, and develop affinity to digital growth and branded content strategies.

During its special launch in Beirut in the presence of a number of distinguished local and regional media representatives and social influencers, Sadeem revealed the competition’s panel of judges that includes Kuwait’s Youtube sensation Shuaib Rashed, Egypt’s rising motivational speaker Kareem Esmail, Algeria’s popular online satirist Youcef Zarouta, and Kuwait’s influential fashion blogger Ascia Al Faraj.

The two superstar influencers hosting the shows are Jordanian actress and Youtube celebrity Tima Shomali, and Lebanon’s king of velfies Issam Merheb.

Sadeem will run through five phases. During the first phase, thousands of applicants from every corner in the Arab world will submit their own engaging self-introductory video via

The second phase will have judges filtering submissions down to a hundred auditions. Following a second video submission, Sadeem’s judges will choose the top 20 applicants based on their charisma and digital potential.

The 20 will then fly into phase three, the Final Qualifiers, where they will go through a thorough range of team-building activities, leading up to the selection of the 9 finalists who will be a part of the 4thand main phase of the competition.

The fourth phase, titled “The Hub”, will be the most intense phase thus far. 9 finalists will fly to Doha where the contestants will attend a series of professional workshops conducted by Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube!

In the fifth and final stage of the series, three top finalists will fly home to film their “epic challenge video”. The finale will be held on May 12, 2018 to announce Sadeem’s winner. – TradeArabia News Service

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