Year: 2017

  • Don’t Hunt the Big Cats: Listen to the Lion Cubs

    July 28, 2017

    Written by James Hacking, Senior Vice President of BlueCurrent Hong Kong The array of speakers from an impressively diverse range of industries at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity was as glittering as the city itself. This year the event played host to Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos, human rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson while Oscar winners like Dame Helen Mirren, rap star A$AP Rocky and photographer Mario Testino provided a hit of...

  • RISE Day Three Snapshot

    July 14, 2017

    Good morning. For three action-packed days, Hong Kong has been the centre of the tech universe. We’ve mingled with more than 14,000 entrepreneurs and investors, including 580 of the world’s most exciting startups. We’ve heard from the leaders of Alibaba Group, Stripe, WeChat and Google, along with some 240 other world-class speakers. And we’ve met 565 bloggers, writers and reporters from all over the world. RISE 2017 is over, but the insights shared and connections...

  • RISE Day Two Snapshot

    July 13, 2017

    Good morning. Here we go again, with another day of insight and excitement at RISE 2017. AI for financial services and personal mobility continued to create buzz, along with signals that robots are now making their way from the military and manufacturing spheres into our personal lives. Presenters dug deep to offer practical advice and answer pressing questions. Robots take over (the stage) Taking the AI debate to a new height, two robots shared the...

  • RISE 2017 Day One

    July 12, 2017

    Good morning. RISE 2017 kicked off yesterday with more than 14,280 attendees from 90 countries and markets registering for the three-day event. Many are here in Hong Kong to woo investors and partners, many have been drawn by the calibre of 240 expert speakers lined up to share their insights this year, and all are ready to mix and mingle, make connections and play a part in shaping the future. Leaders and startups embracing AI...

  • FleishmanHillard Wins Gold in the B2B Agency of the Year 2017

    June 12, 2017

    FleishmanHillard Hong Kong has won gold in the B2B Agency of the Year 2017, marking the second year in a row the agency has earned this top industry distinction. The award recognizes agencies that provide the best business-to-business marketing solutions which successfully helped clients to achieve business goals. Feature article in Marketing-Interactive:

  • FleishmanHillard Named Greater China Consultancy of the Year

    June 8, 2017

    FleishmanHillard Hong Kong was named the Greater China Consultancy of the Year 2017 by PR Awards Asia. The award recognizes the agency’s financial growth, client wins and retention, talent retention and development, as well as industry innovation and thought leadership. Congratulations to the team! The annual PR Awards Asia celebrates the most creative, inspired and successful campaigns, companies and practitioners from across Asia-Pacific’s communications industry...

  • Truth, the Comeback King

    May 17, 2017

    Rachel Catanach, Senior Partner and President of FleishmanHillard Greater China, shared her point of view with Marketing Interactive on the fake news controversy and how people are reclaiming truth: “Is Truth Dead?”, asked Time magazine recently after interviewing Donald Trump on his responsibility as president of the United States to get the facts straight before communicating them. Despite the sobering conclusion of this article, and headlines to the contrary, truth isn’t dead. In fact, it’s...

  • FleishmanHillard Announces Hong Kong Leadership Changes

    April 25, 2017

    Geoff Bilbrough Named GM (right), Patrick Yu Named Deputy GM (left) HONG KONG, 25 April, 2017 – FleishmanHillard has appointed Geoff Bilbrough general manager of its Hong Kong operations. Bilbrough has been deputy general manager and senior vice president at FleishmanHillard since arriving in Hong Kong four years ago from New Zealand; he became partner in 2016. In his new role, he will report to former managing director Rachel Catanach, who remains FleishmanHillard's senior partner and...

  • Is Globalisation Dead? A Public Affairs Panel by FleishmanHillard, Vriens & Partners and PublicAffairsAsia

    April 19, 2017

    When: Thursday, May 18, 08:00 a.m. Where: 28/F, The Park Lane Hong Kong, A Pullman Hotel, 310 Gloucester Rd, Causeway Bay   Is globalisation dead? John Saunders, President and Chief Executive Officer of FleishmanHillard, will moderate a lively breakfast debate where panelists address the global political context and its business impact on Asia Pacific. Joined by Hans Vriens, Founder and Managing Partner of Vriens & Partners, our panel of experts from in-house, agency and media...

  • HK4As AdSchool 2017 Brand Experience Master Class

    April 10, 2017

    When: April 27-28, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Where: HK Federation of Youth Groups Building, Room 801, 21 Pak Fuk Road, North Point, Hong Kong   Patrick Yu, Senior Vice President and Partner of FleishmanHillard Hong Kong, will speak at the HK4As AdSchool 2017 Brand Experience Master Class on future trends in PR, crisis communications and social media. Organized by the Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies of Hong Kong (HK4As), AdSchool 2017 brings together eight...