Twitter to live broadcast Digital Media Asia on Nov 1

2017-10-31 16:04 682

SINGAPORE, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The news media elite is gathering in Singapore on November 1 & 2 for Digital Media Asia 2017 (DMA), Asia's largest digital event for the news publishing industry. Organized by WAN-IFRA, the event's first day will be broadcasted live on Periscope at @AsiaEditorForum.

Digital Media Asia 2017 will gather over 250 participants (check who's coming here) from 30 different countries.

Speakers include: Shailesh Prakash, CIO and VP Product of the Washington Post; Gary Liu, CEO of SCMP; Sachin Doshi, co-founder, Scroll; Chris Janz, Managing Director, Metro Newspapers, Fairfax; Gyan Gupta, CEO, DB Digital, Sue Brooks, Global Head of Products, Reuters, Marc Lourdes, Director, CNN Digital Asia; Hiromi Ohnishi, Executive Director, Digital Business, Asahi Shimbun; Su Lin Tan, Head, Sales & Strategy Operations, SPH; Yusuf Omar, Founder, HashTagOurStories, and many more...  

Click here to check the full program.

Follow the conference live at @AsiaEditorForum

For those unable to attend the event, Twitter will live broadcast Digital Media Asia sessions on Periscope from @AsiaEditorForum, on 1st November. The following DMA sessions will be available on live streaming:

  • Session 1- Leading digital trends, with presentations from Reuters and WAN-IFRA, at 9:00-10:30 (SG time)
  • Session 2 - Are Alibaba and Amazon reinventing the news ecosystem, with presentations from the Washington Post and SCMP, at 11:00-12:30 (SG time)

Top 5 digital priorities

Asian news publishers are reaching on digital platforms more readers than they ever did before! Through mobile, chat apps, websites or on social media networks, journalists are constantly innovating with new content formats and creating outstanding news experiences... But the one and only issue for everyone remains finding sustainable ways to monetise this great content.

Digital Media Asia 2017 will notably focus on 5 digital priorities:

  • Paid content and digital subscriptions
  • Reclaiming the ad premium market
  • Enhancing programmatic yields
  • Big Data and AI in today's newsrooms
  • Creating viral mobile content for millennials

Event venue & registration

Seats are still available for the conference. Register here, or buy your ticket at the door. The conference's updated programme and speakers list is available at To register, please go to the event's website or contact Wilson Leong at +65.6562.8446 or

Digital Media Asia 2017 will also feature a Services & Tech Expo and the presentation of the annual Asian Digital Media Awards. It will take place at The Orchard Hotel, 442 Orchard Road -- in the heart of Singapore's premier shopping and entertainment district.

For more information on sponsorship or exhibiting, please contact Kimberly Lim at +65.6562.8444 or at

Hashtag: #DMASG17

Source: WAN-IFRA
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