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In2Summit: Tomorrow’s Brands Will Be Tribal Rather Than Global

Paul Holmes
21 Sep 2014

In the future, a select group of brands won’t be either global or local in their focus; they will be “nomad” brands, finding “tribes” of enthusiasts.

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In2Summit: Are Asia’s Communicators Ready For Technological Disruption?

Paul Holmes
21 Sep 2014

"As an industry we are way behind. We are not ready for this."

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"I Touch Myself" Cancer Campaign Takes Top Honors At Asia-Pacific SABREs

Holmes Report
18 Sep 2014

Ogilvy Public Relations won more Gold and Diamond SABRE Awards for its clients than any other firm, picking up 10 awards for its campaign work.

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Ashley Madison Steps Up Search For Asian PR Support

Arun Sudhaman
18 Sep 2014

Controversial adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping up its search for PR support, as it considers launching in Thailand.

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In2Summit: Asia’s PR Industry Must Win War For Talent

Arun Sudhaman
18 Sep 2014

Some of the biggest names in the Asian comms world discussed how the industry can better find and retain new types of talent, at today’s In2Summit.

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Film, Fashion, Fun: Lenovo’s Brand Transformation At Beijing In2 Summit

Paul Holmes
18 Sep 2014

Lenovo has been transforming its brand from “trusted uncle” to something younger and hipper, CMO Arthur Wei told the In2 Summit in Beijing today.

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Edelman Hires APCO's Stephanie Lvovich To Lead Global Public Affairs

Holmes Report
17 Sep 2014

Edelman has hired APCO's Stephanie Lvovich as its new global public affairs head, as the firm aims to turn the practice into a worldwide source of growth.

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Outstanding Individual Achievement Award For P&G Exec Rene Co

Holmes Report
16 Sep 2014

Rene Co has played a major part in the quality of the firm’s work and of its reputation in the region.

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APCO's Jim McGregor To Receive Individual Achievement SABRE Award

Holmes Report
16 Sep 2014

Jim McGregor, chairman of APCO Worldwide Greater China, has been promoting business connections between the US and China for more than 25 years.

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Asia-Pacific News In Brief (September 16, 2014)

Holmes Report
16 Sep 2014

New people at Edelman, Sefiani; new business for Ogilvy, Professional PR.

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In2Summit Beijing: Watch Live Webcast Of Thursday's Conference

Holmes Report
15 Sep 2014

A free webcast is available for people to watch the In2 Innovation Summit in Beijing, taking place on 18 September.

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Global PR Summit To Feature Competitive Social Media Crisis Simulation

Holmes Report
15 Sep 2014

Whether you are working for General Motors of the National Football Leaguesooner or later every public relations professional will be forced to confront a crisis.

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Social Commerce: The ‘Holy Grail’ For Communicators?

Arun Sudhaman and Aarti Shah
12 Sep 2014

As the latest attempt to connect social media to sales, Twitter’s new ‘Buy’ Button should be of particular interest to public relations pros.

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Qatari Telco Searches For PR Firm To Support Global Growth

Arun Sudhaman
12 Sep 2014

Qatar-based telecommunications giant Ooredoo is seeking global PR support as it steps up global expansion under its new corporate brand.

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Philips Brings Agency Staff In-house For Singapore Digital Unit Launch

Robin Hicks, Mumbrella Asia
12 Sep 2014

Philips has opened a digital command centre in Singapore that the company says will enable it to communicate with consumers in realtime.

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Waggener Edstrom Brings In Michael Murphy For Global Advisory Role

Arun Sudhaman
09 Sep 2014

Waggener Edstrom has brought in former Grayling CEO Michael Murphy as a senior global advisor, as part of an effort to rejuvenate growth at the firm.

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The PRactice's Nandita Lakshmanan To Receive Individual Achievement SABRE Award

Holmes Report
07 Sep 2014

As the founder and CEO of The PRactice, Nandita Lakshmanan earns one of our 2014 Individual Achievement SABRE Awards.

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Speakers From Target, Walmart, Al-Jazeera Join Global Summit Lineup

Holmes Report
07 Sep 2014

Senior communicators from brands such as Al-Jazeera, Monsanto, PayPal, Target, and Walmart are among the confirmed speakers and panelists.

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The Bite/Text 100 Merger: Why Stop At Asia?

Arun Sudhaman
05 Sep 2014

Next 15's decision to merge Bite and Text 100 in Asia-Pacific and Continental Europe raises questions about the firms' futures in the UK and US.

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Rowan Benecke Departs Text 100 To Lead Burson's Global Tech Practice

Arun Sudhaman
04 Sep 2014

Burson-Marsteller has hired Text 100 veteran Rowan Benecke to lead its global technology practice.

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Edelman Promotes Maria Amundson To Global Tech Role

Aarti Shah
03 Sep 2014

Longtime Edelman veteran Maria Amundson is stepping up as global head of technology.

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Bordeaux Wines Finalises Multimillion Dollar Global PR Roster

Arun Sudhaman
03 Sep 2014

The French industry body that represents the key wine-growing region of Bordeaux has hired several agencies to oversee PR duties in key markets.

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Seagate Gives Creation US PR Business Amid Global PR Review

Arun Sudhaman and Aarti Shah
03 Sep 2014

Seagate has awarded its US PR business to Creation after reviewing PR duties across the US, EMEA and Asia-Pacific.

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Latest HP PR Reshuffle Sees Burson Lose Out And Omnicom Benefit

Aarti Shah and Arun Sudhaman
02 Sep 2014

HP's latest consolidation of PR activity will see it end its decade-long relationship with Burson-Marsteller in favour of Omnicom PR firms.

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Weber Shandwick Named Asia-Pacific Consultancy Of The Year

Paul Holmes and Arun Sudhaman
02 Sep 2014

Consultancy of the Year honors for PPR, Blue Focus, Adfactors, Vector, Prain, Eon, Ruder Finn, Brunswick, Edelman, Ryan, Rice, and Sharpe Lankester.

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Author David Meerman Scott Joins Global PR Summit Lineup

Holmes Report
01 Sep 2014

David Meerman Scott, online marketing expert and author of The New Rules of Marketing & PR, will be among the speakers at the third Global Public Relations Summit.

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3rd Independent PR Firm Forum Addresses Insight, Creativity, Talent and Succession Planning

Holmes Report
01 Sep 2014

The Independent Public Relations Firm Forum will bring together speakers from agencies around the world to discuss the most critical issues for agency growth.

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Asia-Pacific News In Brief (September 1, 2014)

Holmes Report
01 Sep 2014

New people in new roles at SenateSHJ, MSL, Four Seasons; new business success for Bite, MSL.

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Payment Player ACI Hands Multi-Market Brief To Bite

Holmes Report
27 Aug 2014

ACI Worldwide has handed PR duties for three Asia-Pacific markets to Bite.

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Alibaba Strengthens International Corporate Affairs Team

Holmes Report
27 Aug 2014

Alibaba Group, the Chinese online commerce giant, has expanded its international corporate affairs team with the addition of three senior staff.

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12 Different Firms Earn In2 SABREs in Asia-Pacific

Holmes Report
27 Aug 2014

12 different firms from across the region will be recognized for the quality of their content creation at the first Asia-Pacific In2 Summit next month.

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WPP PR Revenues Up 2.3% In 1H 2014

Arun Sudhaman
26 Aug 2014

Public relations and public affairs revenues from WPP's PR firms grew 2.3% in the first half of 2014, following an improved second quarter performance.

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Ogilvy Leads Asia-Pacific SABRE Nominations

Holmes Report
26 Aug 2014

Ogilvy Public Relations and its various subsidiaries and operating companies have been recognized with a record 38 nominees in the Diamond and Gold categories.

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Booz Allen's Chris Foster To Deliver Inaugural AMEC Lecture At Global PR Summit

Holmes Report
26 Aug 2014

Management consulting giant Booz Allen Hamilton will be the presenting sponsor of a new lecture series focused on measurement and evaluation.

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Holmes Report Announces Asia-Pacific Consultancy Of The Year Finalists

Holmes Report
26 Aug 2014

Global giants Edelman, FleishmanHillard, MSLGroup, Ogilvy Public Relations, and Weber Shandwick are the finalists for Asia-Pacific Consultancy of the Year.

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Asia-Pacific News In Brief (August 26, 2014)

Holmes Report
26 Aug 2014

New people at Text 100; M2.O joins PROI; new business for BlueCurrent, Pulse.

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BlueFocus PR Revenues Up 67% In 1H 2014

Arun Sudhaman
22 Aug 2014

BlueFocus has reported PR revenue growth of 67% for the first half of this year, amid strong interim numbers from the Chinese marcomms giant.

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Comms Head Roma Balwani Elevated To President Role At Vedanta

Arun Sudhaman
21 Aug 2014

Roma Balwani has been elevated to president of group communications, sustainability and CSR at mining group Vedanta Resources.

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Asia-Pacific News In Brief (August 18, 2014)

Holmes Report
17 Aug 2014

People in new roles at Vedanta, Robosoft; an expanded Asia presence for M&C Saatchi; new business for DEC, PR Solution.

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BlueFocus Hires Holly Zheng To Oversee International Expansion

Aarti Shah
14 Aug 2014

China communications group BlueFocus has brought on Holly Zheng from Marvell to runs its burgeoning international operations.

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Lewis PR Delivers Double-Digit Growth For FY 2014

Aarti Shah
11 Aug 2014

Independent PR firm Lewis delivered 17% organic growth for its 2014 fiscal year, boosted largely by strong demand for its digital offerings.

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Lord Chadlington Stepping Down As Huntsworth CEO

Paul Holmes
11 Aug 2014

Lord Chadlington is stepping down as chief executive of Huntsworth, the public relations holding company.

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SanDisk Reviews Enterprise PR Duties In Global Markets

Aarti Shah
06 Aug 2014

Flash storage maker SanDisk is amid a global PR review for its enterprise business following its recent acquisition of Fusion-io.

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Allison+Partners Opens Third Asia-Pac Operation With Singapore

Aarti Shah
05 Aug 2014

Allison+Partners has opened an office in Singapore with an eye toward doubling its footprint in the growing Asia-Pac region over the next 12 months.

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Next 15 Merges Bite With Text100 Across Asia-Pacific

Aarti Shah
05 Aug 2014

Bite, still recovering from management turmoil in the US, will see its Asia-Pacific business passed to sister tech firm Text 100.

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Asia-Pacific SABRE Jury Anticipates Region's Best Campaigns

Holmes Report
03 Aug 2014

The Holmes Report has rounded out its jury for this year’s Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards competition with the addition of senior in-house communicators.

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Asia-Pacific News In Brief (August 4, 2014)

Holmes Report
03 Aug 2014

SE10 expands in Singapore; Doremus opens Shanghai office; Kite adds new client.

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Edelman Eyes $1bn Threshold, Led By Integrated Offerings

Aarti Shah
01 Aug 2014

The world’s largest PR agency is poised to break the $1 billion mark by 2017.

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APCO's Ed Walsh To Depart For Top Global Comms Role At Philips

Arun Sudhaman
01 Aug 2014

APCO Europe MD Ed Walsh is departing the firm to take on the top global comms role at Philips.

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Baidu, P&G, Emirates Join In2Summit Beijing Lineup

Holmes Report
01 Aug 2014

Senior executives from Baidu, Procter & Gamble and Emirates have joined the lineup for the In2 Innovation Summit Beijing, taking place on 18 Sept.

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