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Tuesday, 22 January 2013, 23:32 HKT/SGT

Source: Festival of Media Asia Pacific
WPP Chief Executive Sir Martin Sorrell joins Chinese heavyweights on stage at The Festival Of Media Asia 2013

SINGAPORE, Jan 22, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - WPP group chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell will join a host of Chinese media heavyweights, including Baidu, Tencent and Sina Weibo, on stage at The Festival of Media Asia 2013 in Singapore.

Adding to its already stellar line-up of speakers, Baidu director of international communications Kaiser Kuo, Tencent president of online business S Y Lau and Sina Weibo general manager of marketing strategy Ken Hong are among the latest speakers confirmed to speak at the conference.

Other recently confirmed speakers include Bloomberg Media Group chief executive Andy Lack, Kimberly-Clark senior director of marketing APAC Michelle Froah and Maxus global chief executive Vikram Sakhuja, the first global chief executive to be based in Asia.

This year's agenda boasts a host of advertisers including Mastercard Worldwide, Coutts, Manchester United, Volkswagen, Chrysler, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Coca-Cola, Diageo and Unilever. For a full list of confirmed speakers, please see www.festivalofmedia.com/asia/speakers.

"We stand to gain a great deal, learning from their experiences and hearing the secrets of their success," says C Squared chief executive and the Festival founder Charlie Crowe. "The Festival of Media Asia is the best place to come in contact with brands, and hear best practices and successes directly from them."

This year's Festival theme is 'Mobility: The issue of 2013', with speakers focusing on the topics of brand mobility, business mobility, content mobility and cultural mobility. To view The Festival of Media Asia 2013 agenda, see www.festivalofmedia.com/asia/agenda.

The Festival of Media Asia is taking place from the 3-5 March 2013 at W Singapore - Sentosa Cove. For more information on booking your place at the conference, see www.festivalofmedia.com/asia/how-to-book

You can follow all the conversations and announcements as they unfold live on Twitter @FestivalofMedia or via the hashtag #FOMA13.

Amala Naravane / Hyacinths Pennefather
Rice Communications for The Festival of Media Asia 2013
Tel: +65 6221 8324 / +65 6221 8729
Email: amala.naravane@ricecomms.com / hyacinths.pennefather@ricecomms.com

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