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Wednesday, 4 August 2010, 16:45 HKT/SGT

Source: CASBAA
Nick Brien of McCann at CASBAA Convention 2010

HONG KONG, Aug 4, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - CASBAA today announced that Nick Brien, Chairman & CEO of advertising giant McCann Worldgroup, will participate in an "In Conversation" session at the CASBAA Convention 2010 in Hong Kong on October 26th.

Among the many areas covered in a "fireside chat" format at the CASBAA Convention 2010 will be the "Agency's role in the new advertising world" and "Strategies for leveraging video services as an effective, interactive and innovative advertising platform for clients and agencies in a fast-moving digital world".

As a highly regarded global figure, Nick Brien's responsibilities span over 120 countries, serving many of the world's most famous brands. Nick Brien has two decades of worldwide experience in advertising, marketing services and media, with a substantial record of delivering great business impact to clients.

"Nick Brien is a terrific talent, much more than just a top-tier international media executive. His extensive experience in the media and marketing arena will certainly bring invaluable insights to us," said Marcel Fenez, Chairman of CASBAA and Global Leader of Entertainment & Media Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers. "Certainly it will be our greatest pleasure to have Nick Brien as part of our heavyweight speaker line-up for the Convention 2010. Advertising (and television in all its forms) is resurgent and Nick Brien has some fascinating views on its development."

"I am honored to participate in the CASBAA programme and look forward to the lively discussions that are the trademark of this important gathering," said Brien.

CASBAA Convention 2010 is supported by ABS, Arianespace, AsiaSat, CNBC, Comcast, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, Disney Media Distribution, Ericsson, Eurodata TV, Eurosport, Fashion One, FRANCE 24, Globecast, HBO, Invest Hong Kong, MEASAT, MGM Channel, MTV Networks, NHK World, Paul Weiss, Playboy TV, RRsat, SES WORLD SKIES, Synovate, Tiger Gate, Turner, Universal Networks International and Warner TV, along with the support of over 30 media partners and trade organisations.

The Convention 2010 will be staged at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Hong Kong on October 25th - 28th. For more programme details and registration, please log on to www.casbaaconvention.com.


Casbaa is THE trade association for the video industry and ecosystem in Asia Pacific. It serves to make the video industry stronger and healthier through promoting the common interests of its members. Casbaa leads the fight against video piracy, publishes in-depth reports and hosts conferences and seminars aimed to support a vibrant video industry. For more information, visit www.casbaa.com.

Adela Chen
Marketing & Communications Director, CASBAA
Tel: +852 3929 1711
Email: [email protected]

Helen Shek 
Communications Manager, CASBAA
Tel: +852 3929 1712
Email: [email protected]

Source: CASBAA

Topic: Trade Show or Conference
Sectors: Broadcast
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