BANGKOK More than 18,000 members of Lions Clubs International (LCI) will convene in Bangkok as part of the association's 91st Lions Clubs International Convention.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Visa has appointed Coca-Cola's David Fielding as its new head of Asia-Pacific country marketing, replacing Dee Dutta who left the company suddenly in September last year.
BEIJING - Edelman has expanded its China consumer marketing practice with two key hires and the promotion of another executive to a newly created national consumer brand role.
Shumone Chatterjee, Levi's new VP for marketing in Asia-Pacific on how people watching has enabled his to move the brand forward.
SINGAPORE - Omnicom's BBDO/Proximity is set to launch a retail and shopper marketing operation in Singapore called Proximity Shop.
The World Trade Organisation's recent ruling that China had broken its rules by restricting the import of foreign media content certainly made the headlines.
GLOBAL - Porsche, the German luxury car company, has awarded its global media planning and buying account to Omnicom Media Group's PHD.
SINGAPORE - Omnicom swept the board and took the grand prize of Parent Company of the Year at the Agency of the Year Awards, which took place at the St. Regis in Singapore last night. Here are the winners and the first of the photos from the event.
SEOUL - G2 Seoul has been appointed to the CGV theatres account and is tasked with handling overall visual communications for the brand nation-wide.
DUBAI Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2008, which took place between May 6 to 9 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, attracted over 2,200 participants from 70 countries - a 7% increase on last year's show.
BANGKOK Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has teamed up with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), airlines and six MICE agencies to host Connection Plus 2008 in Bangkok and familiarisation trips from June 27 to 30.
ASIA-PACIFIC - MSL Group Asia, Publicis Groupe’s flagship speciality communications, PR and events network, today announced two regional senior appointments to support the network's growth plans in the region.
SINGAPORE – Haymarket Media unveiled the launch issue of Campaign Asia-Pacific to a star-studded industry audience last night at the Mandarin Oriental Singapore. Campaign Asia-Pacific caught up with some of the industry’s leading figures at the launch party to gage their reactions to the new-look magazine.
Softly spoken Prasad Narasimhan, the chief marketing officer at Virgin Mobile India, knew that with a host of telecom players already slugging it out in the country, his brand would have to take an eye-turning, hatke (meaning 'different' in Hindi) route.
FRANKFURT Singapore has maintained its position as Asia's top convention city for the ninth time in ICCA's 2007 Global Rankings. Singapore was also ranked the world's third best convention city for the second consecutive year.
The insurance giant's CMO is gearing up for the second phase of an ambitious rebranding campaign, writes Kate Nicholson
SINGAPORE - Starcom Mediavest Group Philippines has scooped the top award for its 'Skelan nationwide church invasion' in the best local campaign category for United Labaratories at the first Media Thinking Awards held at the St Regis hotel in Singapore today.
SINGAPORE - Media's 2009 Agency of the Year awards, taking place in Singapore in a week's time, will this year be themed around popular US drama series Mad Men.
SHANGHAI - Levi Strauss & Co (Levi's) has called a media pitch for its business in mainland China.
BANGKOK Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has initiated its new 'Thanks a Million' campaign which promises to reimburse one million baht (US$32,000) to cover local expenses for any 1,000-delegate convention that lasts a minimum of three days.