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Source: Spikes Asia
Cheil Worldwide Sponsors Spikes Asia Student Academy for a Third Year

SINGAPORE, Sept 8, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Spikes Asia and Cheil Worldwide are once again teaming up to form the Spikes Asia Student Academy, offering a unique educational programme for a select group of 15 students from across Asia Pacific.

Taking place during the three-day Spikes Asia Festival, the Academy students currently in tertiary education studying advertising, marketing and communications, will be tutored by Noor Azhar, a lecturer on Visual Communication and Media Design at Singapore Polytechnic.

They will benefit from a tailored agenda which will include exclusive access to personalised tutorials and masterclasses from top industry figures, as well as participating in the Spikes Asia seminar and workshop programme and enjoying the evening networking events, giving them an exceptional first-hand insight into the creative advertising and communications industry of which they will be part of in the future. The Academy's activities will culminate in a graduation ceremony.

"We look forward to welcoming this year's group of students. The Spikes Academy will expand their knowledge about the advertising and communications sectors, giving them the skills they need to stand out from the crowd when they embark on a career in the industry. We are delighted to work with Cheil Worldwide again to deliver this unique learning platform," says Steve Latham, Director of Talent and Training for Spikes Asia.

Commenting on their Spikes Academy sponsorship, Nack-Hoi Kim, President and CEO of Cheil Worldwide says, "This will be our third year sponsoring the Spikes Academy, and we are very excited to be inviting 15 promising students in Asia to attend the festival this year. We have no doubt that these students will learn and be inspired from the industry leaders as well as the wonderful, rich programme which will be tailor-made for the group. I hope that this experience will inspire them to reach their fullest potential in their future endeavours."

This year's group of students who have earned a place on the 2011 Spikes Asia Academy are:

- Cheng Hui Chun, National Chengchi University, Taiwan

- Shanika Perera, Academy of Design Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

- Pathum Vishvakarma, Academy of Design Colombo, Sri Lanka

- Ian Gregory Tan, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore

- Yeon You Jin, Ewha University, Korea

- Kim Ko Eun, Dongkuk University, Korea

- Takuma Namba, University of Waseda, Japan

- Shuto Umemura, Tama Art University, Japan

- Lolitya Anindita, Universitas Gadjah, Indonesia

- Doppy Catur Prasetya, Gadjah Mada University Yogyakarta, Indonesia

- Punit Chadha, Delhi University, India

- Vivek Agarwal, Mumbai University, India

- Chan Hop Lao Henry, Savanna College of Art & Design, Hong Kong

- Iris Chang Ka yu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

- Chen Wang, Tsinghua University, China

For more information about Spikes Asia or register to attend, please visit http://www.spikes.asia

Spikes Asia is jointly organised by Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and Haymarket, publishers of Campaign Asia.

About Spikes Asia

The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, celebrating and inspiring Asia-Pacific creativity in advertising. Suntec City, Singapore, 27-29 September, 2017. Building on 30 years of the illustrious Spikes Awards, the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity is the result of a collaboration between the organisers of Cannes Lions and Haymarket, publishers of Campaign Asia Pacific.

The Festival provides the region's growing creative and advertising industry with a platform to network and exchange ideas, bringing together some of the finest creative thinkers from across the region and around the world. Spikes Asia, attended by over 1,800 delegates in 2016, offers an inspirational programme of seminars, tech talks and forums, focusing on creativity and learning, exhibitions of creative work from Asia-Pacific, networking events in the evening and the Spikes Asia award show.

The Spikes Awards, judged by leading international and regional creatives, honour the best creative work in the categories of Film, Print, Outdoor, Radio, Digital, Integrated, Direct, Promo & Activation, Media, Print Craft, Film Craft, Design, Mobile, PR, Branded Content & Entertainment, Healthcare and Innovation.

Incorporating Tangrams Effectiveness @ Spikes brings 15 years of celebrating Effectiveness and Strategy under one roof. The Tangrams celebrate the latest thinking in marketing effectiveness and showcase the very best examples of effective brand building from Asia Pacific. The Tangrams awards honour clients and their agencies for marketing strategies that deliver solid results to transform businesses and brands in categories for Effectivenss, Digital Strategy, Media Strategy, Data & Analytics and e-commerce.

Ascential Events

Ascential powers the prestigious Cannes Lions festival for the branded communications industry, the world's premier payments and financial services congress Money20/20, Spring Fair/Autumn Fair, the global fashion trend forecasting service WGSN, environmental risk data business Groundsure, e-commerce analytics provider One Click Retail and advisory and business services firm, MediaLink.

Ascential Events is part of Ascential plc, which transforms knowledge businesses to deliver exceptional performance. Ascential plc is a global business-to-business information company that informs and connects the business world in 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services. Ascential's premium products enable focus, growth and value. The company provides customers with world class content and connections empowering their businesses to be the best informed and best connected. www.ascential.com

About Haymarket Media Group

The Haymarket Media Group established in 1957 is the largest privately-owned magazine publisher in the UK, and one of the fastest growing media companies globally. The principal business is centred around its consumer, business, professional and customer publications. These are complemented by digital platforms and live events, including extensive exhibitions, conferences and awards. The Group's global expansion comes from wholly owned subsidiaries, joint ventures and extensive licensing of key magazines to other publishers.

In Asia from their offices in Hong Kong, Mumbai and Singapore, Haymarket Media Ltd publish market-leading titles Campaign Asia-Pacific, Finance Asia, Asian Investor, CEI Asia Pacific and Campaign India. In addition Haymarket organise a number of the region's leading industry awards and conferences relating to the communications and finance sectors. For more information about the Haymarket Media Group see www.haymarket.com.

Contact:
Amanda Benfell
PR & Press Manager 
Spikes Asia Advertising Festival 
Tel: +44 20 7728 4040
E-mail: [email protected]


Source: Spikes Asia

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