July 29, 2009

LUNCH TIME!

By Michael de Souza, Executive Producer, South Africa and Esther Sutjiutama, BuzzCity Producer

Warning! If you haven't had your lunch yet, run. This blog entry may make your mouth water and stomach shout for attention.

July 17, 2009

SPIRIT of ENTERPRISE AWARDS 2009

We're happy to report that BuzzCity has been nominated for the Spirit of Enterprise 2009 Award, which celebrates our company's founders as models of inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Lai Kok Fung, Andrew Lim, Clifford Chew and Lee Cjin Pheow have been nominated as a group and are among 117 Nominees. Check out the nominating interview with KF and the team here.

The Spirit of Enterprise "promotes and advances entrepreneurial spirit in Singapore by honouring local self-reliant entrepreneurs operating small and medium-sized businesses." The programme also aims to inspire young Singaporeans to become entrepreneurs by facilitating interaction between students, business leaders and the general public.

July 16, 2009

MOBILE ADVERTISING INDEX (Q2-09)

We've released the advertising index for the 2nd Quarter.

Indonesia remains in first position with 3.78 billion impressions. India continued its growth trend, exceeding one billion banners, securing its position at number two in the rankings. The United Kingdom rose four places on the last quarter to 5th, reflecting increased advertiser interest in off portal advertising. Saudi Arabia also saw significant growth on the last quarter (63%), jumping ten spots to number nine.

This latest report also shows growth in Europe, with three countries appearing in the Top 20 for the first time. These include the United Kingdom (17%), France (26%) and Italy (23%).

July 09, 2009

The BuzzCity Roadshow 2009 : Cape Town

The BuzzCity Roadshow heads for Cape Town this August, where we'll share the latest in mobile internet advertising case studies and host a panel discussion with industry-leading creative agencies and digital specialists.

Date: 14 August 2009 (Friday)
Time: 1.00pm to 5.00pm
Venue: The One & Only Hotel Ballroom, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town