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Festival of Media Asia Pacific Awards: Meet the young talent

SINGAPORE: Meet Asia's young talent who made it through to the final 5!

4 Feb 2014 12:06


Announcing Festive of Media Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE: Don't miss your chance to take part in the Festival of Media Asia Pacific 2014.

17 Jan 2014 07:02


Spikes Asia announces 2013 winners

SINGAPORE: The hotly anticipated Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony has taken place at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. Over 1,000 delegates attended to be the first to hear this year's winners and celebrate the best of creativity in communications from across Asia Pacific.

19 Sep 2013 05:49


Spikes Asia: Metro is Advertiser of the Year 2013

Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, has presented this year's award to Metro, Melbourne's train system.

10 Sep 2013 11:40


Spikes Asia counts down to three unmissable days

SINGAPORE: Taking place in under two weeks, the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, Asia Pacific's premier event for the creative communications industry, is set to offer its biggest content programme to date across an unmissable three days.

4 Sep 2013 12:13


Spikes Asia: Final jury members

SINGAPORE: The final jury members who will make up the judging panels at this year's Spikes Asia have been announced, completing a line-up of 78 members who will judge the 16 entry categories at the 2013 awards.

19 Aug 2013 15:40


D&AD Awards: The nominations

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22 Apr 2013 11:05


Spikes Asia 2013: Open for delegate registration

SINGAPORE: The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, Asia Pacific's premier festival and awards for the creative communications and advertising industry, has today opened for delegate registrations.

18 Apr 2013 10:24


Festival of Media Asia: The winners

SINGAPORE: The winners of The Festival of Media Asia Awards have been announced at the Awards Ceremony at the W Singapore-Sentosa Cove attended by over 350 guests.

7 Mar 2013 08:16


Festival of Media Asia: Festival roundup

SINGAPORE: Here's your festival roundup for the Festival of Media Asia 2013, taking place at Sentosa Cove, Singapore from 3-5 March 2013.

19 Feb 2013 10:04


Festival of Media Asia 2013: One step away from being a winner

SINGAPORE: The Festival of Media Asia Awards 2013 received an impressive number of entries, with over 500 from across the region.

12 Feb 2013 10:54


Festival of Media Asia 2013: Rising Star Award

SINGAPORE: The Festival of Media is committed to connecting people and businesses, rewarding great work and showcasing thought leadership. With talent so essential to the media industry that we celebrate, we are proud to launch the following initiatives at this year's Festival of Media Asia.

23 Jan 2013 13:06


M.A.P Asia launches at The Festival of Media Asia

SINGAPORE: Launching in Asia by industry demand, M.AP (Media Accelerator Program) is a unique initiative designed to present innovative new media products and services to the most senior decision makers in Southeast Asian market and media.

17 Jan 2013 10:01


Festival of Media Asia 2013: Keynotes announced

SINGAPORE: The unmissable keynote speakers for The Festival of Media Asia 2013, have been announced.

9 Jan 2013 16:37


Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012 08:23


Nanyang Technological University, WAN-IFRA launch Newsplex Asia

A new facility that will revolutionise the training and operations of newsrooms officially has opened at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. Jointly set up by NTU and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), Newsplex Asia will be an inter-disciplinary news laboratory to train news professionals and journalists to work with emerging technologies.

15 Oct 2012 11:08


Spikes Asia honours 2012 winners

SINGAPORE: The winners of the Spikes Asia 2012 Awards were announced last night at the hotly anticipated Awards Ceremony which took place at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

19 Sep 2012 13:47


Spikes Asia 2012 Festival: First shortlists released

SINGAPORE: The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity has today opened its doors for a three-day programme of outstanding content. Industry professionals from 27 countries will be present at the 2012 Festival, benefiting from 30 world-class seminars, The Forum - a new stream of content and dedicated evening networking events.

18 Sep 2012 11:02


Spikes Asia entries reach all-time high

SINGAPORE: A record number of Spikes Asia entries have been submitted this year totalling 4860 from 23 countries. The largest creative communications festival in Asia Pacific, which kicks off on Sunday in Singapore, is also set to welcome industry professionals from 27 countries who over two insightful days of learning, networking and celebration will have the opportunity to view Asia Pacific's creative excellence in advertising and communications.

12 Sep 2012 07:31


Festival of Media Asia Awards - enter now

SINGAPORE: Returning to Singapore on 5 March in 2013, the Awards at the Festival of Media Asia 2013 aim to provide a platform to promote the best work across the Asia Pacific region by celebrating the best in media thinking and communications.

10 Aug 2012 11:45


Festival of Media Asia 2013

SINGAPORE: The Festival of Media Asia's second event within the region has a number of new and exciting additions to the programme.

3 Aug 2012 12:36


Festival of Media Asia returns

SINGAPORE: Following on from its launch last year, the organisers of Festival of Media Asia say they have had some invaluable feedback from many of their delegates on how to shape the festival for 2013...

26 Jul 2012 07:50


Spikes Asia: Film, Print, Outdoor and Radio Jury announced

SINGAPORE: Spikes Asia, the regional creative advertising and communications festival for Asia Pacific, taking place 16-18 September in Singapore, has announced the Film, Print, Outdoor and Radio Jury - the first of 10 juries that will vote on this year's entries.

25 Jul 2012 07:53


NTU, WAN-IFRA to establish Newsplex for 21st century newsrooms

SINGAPORE: Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) have unveiled plans for a new centre dedicated to creative innovation, training and research for newsrooms of the future.

29 Mar 2012 10:32


Last chance: Book now for Festival of Media Asia 2011

SINGAPORE: With only three weeks to go until The Festival of Media Asia opens in Singapore, make sure you don't miss out. Book your ticket today.

21 Oct 2011 11:18


Record entries for Spikes Asia 2011: 19% increase

SINGAPORE: A total of 3647 entries from 17 countries will be competing at this year's Spikes Asia Festival, which kicks off this forthcoming Sunday in Singapore, an overall increase of 19% versus last year, with growth in most categories.

14 Sep 2011 07:29


Antony Young is Spikes Asia media jury president

SINGAPORE: The Spikes Asia Media Jury, which awards excellence in media strategy, planning and execution, will now be chaired by Antony Young, formerly CEO of Optimedia US, incoming CEO Mindshare North America.

8 Aug 2011 13:46


Global adspend up 8.8% in Q1 2011: Advertisers push TV spend

NEW YORK, US: Global advertising rose 8.8% year-on-year in Q1 to total US$118 billion* based on published rate cards, as advertisers spent more on television and continued to invest in booming consumer Asian and Latin American markets.

11 Jul 2011 12:07


Record year for Cannes Lions entries

CANNES, FRANCE: A total of 28 828 entries from 90 countries (725 from SA) have been submitted to the Cannes Lions 58th International Festival of Creativity, the international annual awards for creative advertising and communications. This is the most entries in the history of the festival.

1 Jun 2011 07:19


Spikes Asia: New-look website; new awards

SINGAPORE: Launching the newly designed 2011 website, the Spikes Asia Advertising Festival has announced that they will be introducing Mobile and PR as two new entry categories and recognising the Independent Agency of the Year at this year's Awards.

14 Mar 2011 12:08

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