Introducing the Festival of Media Asia Pacific

The Festival of Media Asia Pacific is the largest gathering of media leaders in the Asia Pacific subregion, welcoming delegates from over 23 countries : Media owners, agencies and brands, for a three-day session featuring speakers interventions and networking times.

This year, the festival will focus on the “Agility” theme, with conferences and discussion panels addressing the increasing needs for business to be nimble and responsive to the changing media environment.

In addition to the speakers’ line-up, the event will also feature Festival of Media Asia Pacific’s renowned awards program, celebrating the best media thinking in the region, as well as the Rising Star Award, rewarding the brightest young media talents in Asia.

When ?

The Festival will take place from 16th to 18th of March 2014

Where ?

The venue that will host the event is the Capella Hotel in Singapore

Who ?

This year, the festival will feature some prestigious speakers, key players of the Asian media market :

Steve Mosko, President, Sony Pictures Television

Professor Jerry Wind, Wharton Future of Advertising Program

Rose Tsou, Senior Vice-President, Yahoo! APAC

Scott Lamb, Vice-President International, Buzzfeed

Peter Vessenes, Founder & CEO, CoinLab and Chairman, Bitcoin Foundation,

Manmeet Vohra, Marketing Director at Tata Starbucks

Rita Nguyen, Co-founder and CEO of SQUAR

Francis Belin, Senior Vice-President, Consumer Goods, Greater China, Swarovski

Linda Yueh, Chief Business Correspondent, BBC World News

Lakshmi Pratury, Host & Curator, The INK Conference

Leo Liang, Senior Director, National Business Development, YouKu Tudou

Vipul Chawla, Vice-President and CMO, Yum! Asia

You will find more information about the speakers here.

Program :

Day one – Monday 15 March

9.15 Session One : consumer watch

11.40 Session Two : Speaking Native

2.30 Session Three : Unlocking India

4.15 Session four : Focus on the social

Day two – Tuesday 18 march

9.45 : Session One : Meet the change agents

12.45 : Session Two : Moving in real time

2.45 : Session Three :  Business agility

You will find the complete agenda here, and you can register and find more information on the Festival’s website here.