Staff Reporters
Apr 26, 2012

Appies 2012 announces dates, keynote speakers

SINGAPORE - The Asia-Pacific Marketing Congress 2012 (The Appies) is scheduled to take place on 26 and 27 July at the National University of Singapore Society.

Marit Kievit, global brand director (Lux) at Unilever
Marit Kievit, global brand director (Lux) at Unilever

Held for the third year in Singapore, the two-day event will award the ten most outstanding marketing campaigns in the region, including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore.

Around 100 campaigns, covering consumer durables, consumer services, food and beverage, non-food FMCG, business services and government, cultural as well as social and environmental categories, will be showcased.

Marit Kievit, global brand director for Lux at Unilever, and Chris ter Steege, director of digital integration, integrated marketing and communications at Philips Asia-Pacific, have been confirmed as keynote speakers.

The Appies will see brand marketers and campaign creators presenting their entries live before judges and audience via an interactive ‘4-6-10’ format. Each presentation will begin with a four minute showreel video summarising the campaign, followed by a live six minute explanation of the key highlights and 10 minutes of questions from the judges and audience.




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