SOPA is a not-for-profit organization based in Hong Kong and representing international, regional and local media companies across Asia. The Society of Publishers in Asia is also host to the prestigious annual SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence, which serve as the world-class benchmark for quality journalism in the region.
Our commitment to editorial excellence is evidenced through a range of activities and initiatives:
- SOPA stands as a vocal and passionate proponent for freedom of the press regionally.
- We advocate for best business practices that support and sustain the publishing industry.
- SOPA hosts topical events to promote industry dialogue, education and innovation through its Media Insider Series, as well as forums that unite and strengthen our publishing community. This includes outreach and initiatives targeting Asia’s next generation of journalists through partnerships with universities including the HKBU-SOPA Award Winners Forum.
- We embrace the promotion of technological advances and innovation that best serve the information needs of our membership.