Industry News

2014

  • Social Matters 2014 The end of easy organic reach on social media and the rising demand for fast content has seen increased investment from brands to enhance their digital presence. Social Matters returns for its 3rd edition on the 14-15 October at the Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong with speakers from leading social brands, platforms and researchers to answer the question: What is the commercial return on social?   Last year, over 750 executives attended Asia Pacific’s premier social conference. Join the world’s top brands and media as they share their visual, content-driven approaches to digital branding, marketing and advertising. Attendees will discover how other brands quantify ROI and how social platforms can provide the best ROI for brands.  SOPA members can enjoy a 25% discount when registering with the discount code SPSM14 at www.socialmatters.asia or by contacting elsa@branded.asia
  • Digital Media Asia (DMA) is Asia’s largest digital news media event. It includes a 3-days hackathon, a 2-days conference, the presentation of the Asian Digital Media Awards and a series of dedicated masterclasses.  Under the theme “Driving Innovation in News Media,” DMA 2014 will showcase some of the hottest international trends in digital media. Media executives from Asia and around the globe with share their best practices and insights on online content monetization, digital advertising, social media, tablet publishing, big data, and other recent digital trends.  SOPA members will enjoy a 20% discount on the conference and masterclasses standard fees by using the following discount code: DMA_SOPA_Members
  • Native Advertising Summit 2014 14-15 October, 2014 (Singapore). Native Ad is the NEW advertising! Find out why and how top publishers and brands are turning to Native Ad as a new business model and new ad format! It will take off in Asia providing key benefits to publishers, advertisers, brands, social media, ad agencies, mobile advertising and marketing players, technology, online analytics firms, PR companies. Email – Deborah@asher-russell.com for more info.
  • Bringing together more than 400 elites and leaders in media and publishing industries in Taipei. The conference will include keynote speech and panel sessions with the hottest topics of vital interest to today’s magazine media leaders and an exhibition featuring some of the newest magazine media-related and multi-platform products and services, providing rich opportunities for publishers across the globe.  Don’t miss out the triennial event of Asia magazine industry-The International Magazine Conference of Taipei, 10-11 July 2014!
  • For all that matters in Digital, Music and Social Media.  AllThatMatters is the only Business2Business2Fan event in Asia that covers all entertainment verticals; music, digital, sponsorship and social media. 20-25 May, 2014 – Singapore. SOPA members can register here with this discount code: SUPSOPA
  • Publish Asia 2014Hong Kong, 23-25 April.  Is it wise to partner with Facebook, Google and Yahoo or can news publishers succeed without them? Is native advertising possible without sacrificing credibility? What can Big Data do for traditional media?  Those are some of the questions to be answered at Publish Asia, Asia’s leading annual conference for newspapers and news publishers.  Under the theme “Riding the waves of news media disruption,” the programme for the event, organised by WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, reflects the changing face of news media in the digital and mobile age.
    SOPA members will enjoy a 15% discount by using the promo code PA14HongKongOffer at the online registration website of  www.publishasia.com
  • Asiamediajobs.com, founded by a former Pulitzer-Prize finalist Washington Post reporter, is the only job/career website exclusively for media professionals in the Asia-Pacific region.  Employers can reach media professionals from Beijing to Singapore in one place by posting their jobs/fellowships or internship openings on AsiaMediaJobs.com.  Companies and organizations can find highly qualified candidates in print, TV, new media, public relations, marketing, advertising, publishing and academia. Media companies can also search through resumes of qualified media professionals.
  • In this seventh installment, ad:tech asean 2014 will continue to be the preeminent digital marketing event with top industry leaders as speakers, delving into the up and coming industry trends and insights.  Aside from the plentiful thought-provoking sessions, expect to network and connect with the projected 3000 – 3500 attendees.   08-09 July 2014 at Suntec Singapore (20% discount off, discount promot code: W2FAU4N the conference price for SOPA members)
  • The Festival of Media Asia Pacific is the premier festival for the Asian region celebrating media innovation and creativity.
    16-18 March 2014 in Singapore.  10% discount to SOPA members attending the conference (Promo code: sop10mpx)
  • Interactive Digital News Design 2014 28-29 April 2014, Singapore.  Interactive Digital News Design will present exciting case studies on successfully news re-launches and re-designs for mobile and tablet editions. It will feature user experience and engagement strategies, news app & interactive design planning and story structuring and layout.    *Members of SOPA will get 10% off the fee (Code: IDND 2014_SOPA).  Register early!

2013

  • Launched for the first time in 2009, Digital Media Asia has developed into the largest conference on New Media for newspapers and news media publishers in the Asia Pacific region.
    With 3 days fully dedicated to online & social media, mobile media & tablet publishing and digital business innovations, the event will gather over 300 news media executives from more than 25 countries.
    Hot topics this year such as paid content, big data or online video will be addressed by companies such as the FT, Metro UK, Fairfax, The Mainichi Shimbun, The Economist, etc.  For its 5th edition, Digital Media Asia will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on November 12-14SOPA members will enjoy 10% discount on the standard price. Register online, choose ” payment by transfer” and, in the “Remarks” field (on the last registration page), specify “SOPA Member”.
  • Digital Journalism World 7-8 October, 2013 in Singapore  This first and inaugural event in Asia, Digital Journalism World 2013 will capture the exciting shift in Journalism & Newsroom onto the digital stage, as it embraces new technology, tools of change and innovations in the digital sphere with multiple online platforms for news broadcast, while leaving old paradigms behind.
    *Members of SOPA will get 10% off the special rate fee (Code: DJW2013_SOPA).  Register by 18 September
  • SOPA invites you to the Social Media Matters, 10 Sept 2013 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.
  • Hongkong Post will adjust principal postage rates with effect from 1 October 2013.  To provide some time-limited relief to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Hong Kong,  Hongkong Post will provide a 5% rebate for the first $3,000 of stamps purchased or postage incurred by SMEs in Hong Kong during the three-month period from 1 October to 31 December 2013.  Click here for more info.
  • China International Magazine Media Forum, 14-16 September at Wuhan China, Wuhan International Expo Centre.    English press release / 期刊论坛新闻稿
  • Publishing Directory Asia Lists 1,974 Print Titles, Produced by 810 Publishers in 19 Asia-Pacific Countries.
    If You are a Publisher based in the Asia Pacific Region, place your free listing here

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Digital Journalism World 7-8 October, 2013 in Singapore
*Members of SOPA will get 10% off the special rate fee (Code: DJW2013_SOPA).  Register by 18 September

Launched for the first time in 2009, Digital Media Asia has developed into the largest conference on New Media for newspapers and news media publishers in the Asia Pacific region.
With 3 days fully dedicated to online & social media, mobile media & tablet publishing and digital business innovations, the event will gather over 300 news media executives from more than 25 countries.
Hot topics this year such as paid content, big data or online video will be addressed by companies such as the FT, Metro UK, Fairfax, The Mainichi Shimbun, The Economist, etc.
For its 5th edition, Digital Media Asia will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on November 12-14.

 

Asiamediajobs.com, founded by a former Pulitzer-Prize finalist Washington Post reporter, is the only job/career website exclusively for media professionals in the Asia-Pacific region.

Employers can reach media professionals from Beijing to Singapore in one place by posting their jobs/fellowships or internship openings on AsiaMediaJobs.com.

 

Companies and organizations can find highly qualified candidates in print, TV, new media, public relations, marketing, advertising, publishing and academia. Media companies can also search through resumes of qualified media professionals.

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