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    APMF 2014: Kentaro Kimura and the Creative Alchemy

    Kentaro Kimura was one of the highlights at Asia Pacific Media Forum this year. The highly decorated co-CEO of Hakuhodo Kettle presented his theory on creative alchemy and the two contrasting ways of thinking through impressive story telling and fascinating visuals.

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    Snapshots of APMF 2014

    This year’s Asia Pacific Media Forum was the most attended with more than 750 people present during the two day conference, including nearly 40 speakers who shared their insights, experience, stories, and wisdom. Kickstarted by a welcome dinner from CEO of Indonesia’s MNC Group Hary Tanoesudibjo the night before the conference began and ended with…

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    No End in Sight as Telcos Press on With Intrusive Advertising

    Intrusive mobile advertising remains an issue almost two years on as Telkomsel and XL Axiata both insist that the practice does not violate any laws while Indonesia eCommerce Association and the Indonesian Digital Association demand the telcos cease the practice of inserting advertising into websites without consent. Head of the oversight committee at the Association…

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    Understanding Digital Platforms at APMF 2014

    The first day of Asia Pacific Media Forum 2014 was filled with many insightful revelations about being in the digital industry and understanding the shift in consumer trends and behaviors. Following AKQA CEO Ajaz Ahmed’s speech on innovation, longevity, and leadership qualities, world president of the International Advertising Association Fariz Abouhamad spoke about consumer behavior…

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    What Competitions Like Young Spikes Offer to Young Creative Professionals

    This year’s Spikes Asia competition will be held on 23-26 September at Suntec City in Singapore and on 28 August, Indonesia’s event partner, Femina Group, held Young Spikes Indonesia to encourage young creative professionals to participate in the regional competition. We spoke with Leo Burnett Group ECD Brian Capel about the competition and what it…

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    With Great Creativity Comes Great Return

    Chairman of Cannes Lions Terry Savage visited Jakarta at the end of August and we had an opportunity to have a one on one chat with the man who is concerned but also excited about Indonesia’s future in the advertising world.

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