AdFest 2014. The Festival of fun and future.

AdFest 2014. The Festival of fun and future.

The first big creative show of the year has ended. Jimmy Lam and his team can rest for a bit. Pattaya, the seaside resort in Thailand is back in the hands of the…

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More news from AdFest

More news from AdFest

AdFest 2014 is just weeks away. The regional event continues to add interesting presentations and top creative people to its fare. Contagious Communications, who always excite an audience, are presenting ‘Telling for Selling’. This is a speaker session that explores…

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Local Singaporean creative agencies form a network

Local Singaporean creative agencies form a network

A group of local independent agencies based in Singapore have formed the Independent Agency Network (IAN) which was launched on 18th December. Many of these local shops have already made a name for themselves outside the republic.

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Hall of Fame rocks for IAS and Singapore

Hall of Fame rocks for IAS and Singapore

The gala dinner and ceremony at the Marina Bay Sands last Friday, 29th November, firmly established this event organised by the Institute of Advertising Singapore firmly in the ad industries calendar. The support from major advertisers which had been a bit thin in recent years was back with a bang. The guests included…

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Asia Business Summit 2013: Strategies for Asia

Asia Business Summit 2013: Strategies for Asia

The Financial Times and the Institute on Asian Consumer Insight (ACI) partnered to present the Asia Business Summit held recently at the InterContinental Hotel in Singapore. Co-chaired by David Pilling, Asia Editor of the Financial Times and the irrepressible…

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Spikes Asia 2013: Jackie Stewart wins again.

Spikes Asia 2013: Jackie Stewart wins again.

Former racing car driver, Jackie Stewart, impressed even those too young to remember him from the time he won the F1 world championship three times, as he spoke at Spikes Asia 2013. He revealed he was an undiagnosed dyslexic until he was…

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The APPIES: a great learning experience

The APPIES: a great learning experience

One hundred presentations, one hundred opportunities to learn from successful marketing campaigns. The Asia Pacific Marketing Congress known as The APPIES was once again held in Singapore recently. Organised by the Institute of Advertising Singapore, this event attracted…

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Print will live on – Asian Publishing Convention 2013

Print will live on – Asian Publishing Convention 2013

Despite a presentation by the Editor of AdAsia in the earlier plenary sessions predicting the end of print publications, a platform debate on the demise of printed publications resulted in an overwhelming vote of confidence for the future of this platform. Print is…

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Back to Suntec for ad:tech 2013

Back to Suntec for ad:tech 2013

Only one floor was operational after an extensive renovation but Suntec Exhibition and Convention Centre Singapore managed to stage ad:tech once more. This show, which is now No. 1 in its field in most cities, attracted 2,200 delegates to Singapore on 13th-14th June and showed a healthy growth in exhibitors and sponsors. There were excellent presentations…

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What’s free and gets your name in front of thousands of potential customers?

What’s free and gets your name in front of thousands of potential customers?

The new Marketing Services Directory Asia has been launched by AdAsia Media. Companies operating in this area such as ad agencies, media agencies, brand consultants, PR firms, digital agencies, web designers, printers, film production houses etc. can list themselves without charge.

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