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  • #FHCannes: Chinese Myths and Legends

    July 2, 2019

    In China, last week’s insights can lose their currency in the blink of an eye. The market continues to evolve at an incredible pace as consumers constantly seek the thrall of the new. At Cannes International Festival of Creativity, four China marketing experts joined our own Rachel Catanach, president, Greater China, to debunk some commonly held but misguided perceptions about Chinese consumers in the Connecting Culturally in China session. Myth 1: Chinese consumers like big Western brands China marketing...

  • FleishmanHillard Wins Bronze in the Best Acquisition/Retention Agency of the Year 2019

    June 14, 2019

    FleishmanHillard Hong Kong has won bronze in the Best Acquisition/Retention Agency of the Year 2019. The award recognizes agencies that deliver outstanding strategies to retain a long-term relationship with existing clients, and acquire new clients. Awards will go to those who clearly demonstrate the growth of the client base and returning clients – and here we are!...

  • Technology Industry Confronts Reputational Challenges from Techlash in New Report from FleishmanHillard

    June 13, 2019

    Technology has unquestionably lived up to its promise of making everyday life better and more efficient in many wonderful ways. But in the last few years, the drawbacks have become glaringly evident. Privacy invasions. Misuse or outright theft of personal information. Workforce disruptions from AI. And, in some cases, the aggressive pursuit of corporate growth at the expense of ethics and social responsibility.   Today we launch a global report looking at the reputational challenges...

  • Money20/20 Day Three snapshot

    March 22, 2019

    Singapore has been the epicenter of the financial services, payments, and fintech world over the past three days, with thousands of influencers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and visionaries coming together for Money20/20. Presentations, Q&A sessions, networking breaks, meet-ups, and the sector’s most stylish party, Industry Night, overlooking the stunning Singapore skyline, have allowed ideas and friendships to flourish. Audience participation was up this year, with 1,000 questions from the floor in just the first two days of...

  • Money20/20 Asia Day Two snapshot

    March 21, 2019

    Money20/20, the world’s largest payments and fintech conference, continued in Singapore yesterday, with speakers and attendees keeping a weather eye on future trends. Here are some of the insights, announcements, and updates that caught our attention on Day Two. “Payments have gone from boring to the boardroom.” Ron Kalifa, deputy chairman of Worldpay, kicked off Day 2 on the CEO breakfast panel by explaining that payments is now strategic. Global CEOs and marketing heads want...

  • Money 20/20 Asia Day One snapshot

    March 20, 2019

    Following its exciting Asian debut last year, Money20/20 returned to Singapore yesterday with a line-up of more than 320 innovative and disruptive speakers. More than 3,500 attendees are expected for the three-day event, with senior executives from financial firms and tech giants joining startup superstars to exchange ideas, hone their plans, and forge new partnerships that will shape the future of money. Opening Day One, Money 20/20 president Tracey Davies outlined the four central themes...

  • Holiday arrangement

    February 4, 2019

    FleishmanHillard Hong Kong wishes you & your family good health, fortune and prosperity in the Year of the Pig. Kung Hei Fat Choy! For the Chinese New Year holidays, our office will be closed from 1pm on February 4 through February 7. Business will resume as normal on February 8, 2019...

  • FleishmanHillard Announces Leadership Transition in Hong Kong

    January 29, 2019

    HONG KONG, 29 January 2019 – FleishmanHillard has promoted Patrick Yu to general manager of its Hong Kong operations, effective immediately. Yu succeeds Geoff Bilbrough who has stepped down to return home to New Zealand. Yu will report to Rachel Catanach, FleishmanHillard’s senior partner and president of Greater China. Yu previously served as deputy general manager of FleishmanHillard’s Hong Kong office and will remain the Financial and Professional Services sector lead across Asia Pacific. A...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2019 – Day 5 Highlights Part 2

    January 25, 2019

    Startup Impact Summit draws Hong Kong unicorns, investors and world-class innovators Pain of fundraising, benefits of Hong Kong, changes in crypto, benefit of clear regulation, Tom Chi’s cat and why consensus is death Brandishing more numbers on Hong Kong’s startup sector, Karena Belin, Co-founder & CEO of WHub and AngelHub gave opening remarks at the Startup Impact Summit, an event hosted by WHub designed to showcase impact and how to make an impact. It took...

  • StartmeupHK Festival 2019 – Day 5 Highlights Part 1

    January 25, 2019

    AI & Education looks beyond classic friend-or-foe relationship between AI and humans to explore how technology can make us better humans Job loss & creation; future proof; importance of soft skills; AI-related ethics; GBA as foundation of technological advancements On the final day of this year’s StartmeupHK Festival 2019, the AI & Education Conference, hosted by EdTech Asia, went beyond the classic friend-or-foe debate on the role of AI and discussed what would happen to...