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7,000 international participants attend FILMART Online

HONG KONG, Mar 18, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the HKTDC Hong Kong International Film and TV Market | Online (FILMART Online) attracted nearly 7,000 industry participants from 81 countries and regions over four days, with the release and promotion of some 2,200 film and television…

HONG KONG, Mar 18, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the HKTDC Hong Kong International Film and TV Market | Online (FILMART Online) attracted nearly 7,000 industry participants from 81 countries and regions over four days, with the release and promotion of some 2,200 film and television productions. Having become more familiar with doing business through online platforms, exhibitors and buyers used the online meeting function at FILMART Online to participate in more than 2,000 meetings.The four-day event FILMART Online concluded successfully today. Nearly 7,000 participants were engaged and more than 2,000 business-matching meetings held, facilitating cooperation between exhibitors and global buyers. The multifunctional FILMART Online platform will remain open until 18 May.Kaichen Li, Head of WeTV and iflix at Tencent, said that how well content is received does not necessarily stem from a big production and famous cast, but rather from the appeal of story, the quality of the script and the chemistry between the cast.As COVID-19 begins to ease, there is concern about whether the trend for “at home” entertainment will lead to continued growth in the number of users on over-the-top (OTT) platforms. David Simonsen, SVP of WarnerMedia (top, right), said that the impact of the pandemic was just accelerating the changes in a highly competitive market, in which quality local, regional and global companies are competing in the same space to expand their audiences.Facebook: 1 in 4 people create and upload videos to social media during pandemicRunning from 15 to 18 March, FILMART Online saw a total of 27 online events staged, including nine conferences. Speaking on the first day of the event, Saurabh Doshi, Head of Entertainment Partnerships, APAC at Facebook, said that about one in four people globally created and uploaded videos to social media during the pandemic. “This was huge among millennials aged 25-34 years old, and the behaviour was even more true in Southeast Asia, where 66% created or interacted with videos on social media and messaging platforms during the first half of 2020,” Mr Doshi said.Tencent: star-studded cast and big production not the only key to success Kaichen Li, Head of Tencent’s WeTV and iflix, shared about the development of over-the-top (OTT) programming. “We have spotted early signs of an upward trend for Chinese and Thai content,” he said. “For Chinese content, it’s not only the costume dramas but also modern dramas that have resonated well with the Asian audience. We believe that we are going to see a continued boom in Asian local content.”Eros Now: brand culture necessary for streaming media to winAli Hussein, CEO of OTT platform Eros Now, said that the streaming media business should not focus on purely being transactional. Rather, it should seek to identify the culture for each brand, which is very important once brands start working at a slightly higher level. He explained that Eros Now will launch English-language services in the second half of 2021, in addition to its content with ErosSTX. The company is also working with other content providers across the globe which will give it a more widespread network and allow it to optimise its customer base.Online platform runs until 18 MayThe FILMART Online platform will remain open until 18 May. During this period, industry members can continue to make use of the different features of the platform to connect with exhibitors and buyers and also review the content of previous events.FILMART Online website: https://event.hktdc.com/fair/hkfilmart-enPhoto download: https://bit.ly/2P1x264About HKTDCThe Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong’s trade. With 50 offices globally, including 13 in Mainland China, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a two-way global investment and business hub. The HKTDC organises international exhibitions, conferences and business missions to create business opportunities for companies, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), in the mainland and international markets. The HKTDC also provides up-to-date market insights and product information via trade publications, research reports and digital news channels. For more information, please visit: www.hktdc.com/aboutus. For more information, please visit: www.hktdc.com/aboutus. Follow us on Twitter @hktdc and LinkedInMedia enquiriesPlease contact the HKTDC’s Communications & Public Affairs Department:Angel Tang, Tel: +852 2584 4544, Email: [email protected] Lauw, Tel: +852 2584 4472, Email: [email protected] Copyright 2021 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. www.acnnewswire.com
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The Best Cryptocurrency Solutions for Enterprises

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MarketingPulse Online attracts more than 21,000 viewers

HONG KONG, Apr 1, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – MarketingPulse Online, a two-day virtual conference organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), attracted more than 21,000 viewers from more than 50 countries and regions. Under the theme “Marketing for GOOD”, a total of 27 seminars and workshops were staged during the conference, bringing…

HONG KONG, Apr 1, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – MarketingPulse Online, a two-day virtual conference organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), attracted more than 21,000 viewers from more than 50 countries and regions. Under the theme “Marketing for GOOD”, a total of 27 seminars and workshops were staged during the conference, bringing together more than 40 marketing and advertising experts from around the globe to share their creative strategies, examine the latest marketing trends under the new normal, and share success stories in the area of digital transformation.MarketingPulse Online, a two-day virtual conference, attracted more than 21,000 viewers from more than 50 countries and regions, bringing together more than 40 marketing and advertising experts from around the globe to share their creative strategies, examine the latest marketing trends under the new normal, and share success stories in the area of digital transformation.Jeny Yeung Mei-chun, Commercial Director, MTR Corporation LimitedExploring impact of digital transformationFocusing on digital transformation and the impact of new marketing technologies, one of the speakers was Mayur Gupta, who was Global VP for Growth & Marketing at Spotify and has been named on the Forbes list of the world’s most influential chief marketing officers. Now working as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer at Gannett – USA Today Network, Mr Gupta discussed how marketers can respond to behavioural shifts by leveraging technologies in the era of uncertainty, and by predicting future growth trends amid the digital transformation taking place in marketing. “COVID-19 basically punched all of us in the face, and it has taken us back to the basics of what marketing always had to be, and what it ought to be – the three simple Ps, which are defining your purpose, the promise you make to the consumer that reflects that purpose and, ideally, the product you deliver matching that promise,” he said.Jeny Yeung Mei-chun, Commercial Director, MTR Corporation Limited, shared her tips on how brands can connect with customers and the community at every digital touch point, with insights on digital acceleration in the future. “The MTR’s mission is to keep the city moving. Like transportation companies in many other cities around the world, the MTR is going through a smart journey to upgrade its capabilities to help the community. So, a lot of the features in our new app revolve around how customers can use our services better, but the other major component is lifestyle information since passengers are now demanding more than the basic core services.”Positive branding amid challengesArjan Dijk, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Booking.com, shared perspectives on how major brands have been responding to shifting consumer behaviour under the new normal, giving his predictions for marketing trends and tourism development as businesses begin to recover. “All marketing activities have to be performance-driven during the pandemic. Going forward, I see huge opportunities for staycations as well as ‘workcations’. I think many of us are thinking about our summer and imagining going on a week’s vacation and staying a week longer to work.”teamLab shares artistic journeyNavigating the confluence of art, science, technology and the natural world, the globally renowned art collective teamLab unveiled their creative philosophies and immersive experiences to the audience at MarketingPulse Online. A senior member from teamLab said: “[Digital works] can free us from materials and we are no longer stuck in one room. Boundaries are just an illusion that humans make. New ideas both come from and affect old ideas.”Examining the impact of livestream commerce and short video marketingEray Li, General Manager of Southern China, Kuaishou (Magnetic Engine), has also worked at digital giants Tencent, Cheetab Mobile and Alibaba. At the conference he explained Kuaishou’s strategies and tricks of the trade to seize the significant opportunities presented by their platform. “There was a user base of 818 million for short videos at the end of last year, accounting for 87% of netizens. The average daily time people spent on short videos exceeded the time spent on instant messaging, video calls, et cetera. In 2020, Kuaishou’s e-commerce sales were Rmb381.2 billion, and 84% of its users prefer to follow the recommendations of livestreamers.”Cracking the code for Gen ZTimothy Armoo, founder of Fanbytes, a leading influencer marketing agency, shared some of the latest strategies to win the hearts of the young generation through video content, influencer engagement and algorithms on Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and other social media. “Gen Z have short interest spans, not attention spans,” he said. “In the past, you needed a big budget to advertise on TV, but the world of social has created a more level playing field where anybody can play – small brands as well as large. But this also means Gen Zs have a lot of influence; in fact, so much influence that any brand that does not take them into consideration is playing a losing game.”Online platform runs until 30 AprilThe MarketingPulse Online platform will remain open until 30 April. During this period, industry members can continue to make use of the different features of the platform and also review content from previous events.MarketingPulse Online website: https://marketingpulse.hktdc.com/en/Photo download: https://bit.ly/2PJXIZAAbout HKTDCThe Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong’s trade. With 50 offices globally, including 13 in Mainland China, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a two-way global investment and business hub. The HKTDC organises international exhibitions, conferences and business missions to create business opportunities for companies, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), in the mainland and international markets. The HKTDC also provides up-to-date market insights and product information via trade publications, research reports and digital news channels. Follow us on Twitter @hktdc and LinkedInMedia enquiriesPlease contact the HKTDC’s Communications & Public Affairs Department:Christine Kam, Tel: +852 2584 4514, Email: [email protected] Copyright 2021 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. www.acnnewswire.com
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How soon is ‘soon’?

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Ubitquity Joins the Government Blockchain Association (GBA)

WILMINGTON, DE, Mar 24, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Ubitquity LLC, the leading enterprise blockchain-secured platform for real estate and title recordkeeping, is pleased to announce that it has officially joined the Government Blockchain Association. With a diversified product suite that includes solutions for the aviation, title abstracting, and escrow industries, Ubitquity will be offering…

WILMINGTON, DE, Mar 24, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Ubitquity LLC, the leading enterprise blockchain-secured platform for real estate and title recordkeeping, is pleased to announce that it has officially joined the Government Blockchain Association. With a diversified product suite that includes solutions for the aviation, title abstracting, and escrow industries, Ubitquity will be offering their technology and services to both government and private enterprise. Could this be the link that brings real estate and title recordkeeping on a blockchain to the government? “The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is a US-based non-profit, membership organization that consists of individuals and organizations that are interested in promoting blockchain related solutions to government requirements. We are excited to be joining such a well-respected global organization,” says Nathan Wosnack, Founder & CEO at Ubitquity. Mr. Wosnack also hopes this combining of enterprises will be mutually beneficial, creating a long-term impact for the entire GBA community.Ubitquity brings plenty of impact to the deal, hosting:- Enterprise-ready, blockchain-secured platform- Real estate record-keeping- Simple User Experience for securely recording & tracking property deeds & land records- Partnerships with academia, aviation companies, municipalities, and real estate companies- Ubitquity Token and NFT creation- Newly relaunched website: www.ubitquity.ioTo find out more about Ubitquity, Contact:Bryan Blumenfeld, VP of PartnershipsEmail: [email protected]: +1 (724) BITCOIN [248-2046]To learn more about the Government Blockchain Association, GBA, go to: www.gbaglobal.org Copyright 2021 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. www.acnnewswire.com
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