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WPP group chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell will join a host of Chinese media heavyweights, including Baidu, Tencent and Sina Weibo, on stage at The Festival of Media Asia 2013 in Singapore.
Adding to its already stellar line-up of speakers, Baidu director of international communications Kaiser Kuo, Tencent president of online business S Y Lau and Sina Weibo general manager of marketing strategy Ken Hong are among the latest speakers confirmed to speak at the conference.
Other recently confirmed speakers include Bloomberg Media Group chief executive Andy Lack, Kimberly-Clark senior director of marketing APAC Michelle Froah and Maxus global chief executive Vikram Sakhuja, the first global chief executive to be based in Asia.
This year's agenda boasts a host of advertisers including Mastercard
Worldwide, Coutts, Manchester United, Volkswagen, Chrysler, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Coca-Cola, Diageo and Unilever. For a full list of confirmed speakers, please see www.festivalofmedia.com/asia/speakers.
"We stand to gain a great deal, learning from their experiences and hearing the secrets of their success," says C Squared chief executive and the Festival founder Charlie Crowe. "The Festival of Media Asia is the best place to come in contact with brands, and hear best practices and successes directly from them."
This year's Festival theme is 'Mobility: The issue of 2013', with speakers focusing on the topics of brand mobility, business mobility, content mobility and cultural mobility. To view The Festival of Media Asia 2013 agenda, see www.festivalofmedia.com/asia/agenda.
The Festival of Media Asia is taking place from the 3-5 March 2013 at W Singapore - Sentosa Cove. For more information on booking your place at the conference, see www.festivalofmedia.com/asia/how-to-book
You can follow all the conversations and announcements as they unfold live on Twitter @FestivalofMedia or via the hashtag #FOMA13.
About The Festival of Media Asia 2013
The Festival of Media Asia 2013 is the only event dedicated to media in Asia. 2011 was a successful launch, bringing together 600 attendees from 23 different countries across Asia and the globe. The event will bring together a host of new features for attendees to enjoy including a stronger awards programme, the launch of the global Media Accelerator Programme (M.A.P.) alongside an outstanding line-up of speakers from local markets within Asia, all in a spectacular and unique venue.
Join us at The Festival, 3-5 March 2013 at the W Hotel Singapore, for three days of networking, invigorating debates and an Awards celebration and be inspired by local thought-leaders. For more information about The Festival of Media Asia 2013 and how to register to attend the event visit our website: www.festivalofmedia.com/asia
Follow the conversation as it unfolds live on Twitter @FestivalofMedia and don't forget to use the hashtag #FOMA13.
Source: The Festival of Media Asia 2013
Contact: Amala Naravane / Hyacinths Pennefather Rice Communications for The Festival of Media Asia 2013 Tel: +65 6221 8324 / +65 6221 8729 Email: email@example.com
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