Archive

Year: 2016

  • #FH70 A Day of Friendship, Food, and Music: Celebrating Inclusion at Majulah Belanja

    October 17, 2016

    #FH4Inclusion is a commitment across our global offices to make a collective impact on social inclusion, an initiative that is an essential part of FleishmanHillard’s 70th anniversary celebration. Our team in Singapore supports the cause for inclusion of low-wage migrant workers; they’re an integral part of our city’s economy and social fabric, and we want to help tell their stories. We found an enterprising partner in Geylang Adventures. This young team has been actively advocating...

  • The best way to get a head start in PR? Jump into the deep end with an internship

    September 28, 2016

    It’s been slightly more than a year since I first joined FleishmanHillard as a graduate intern in the week of my actual graduation ceremony itself, and it has been (and still is!) an eye-opening experience into the world of public relations. Having joined on a whim to intern directly under the global crisis lead, I initially had no idea what to expect and what I should be taking away from the internship. After completing the...

  • Millennials and the Future of Commerce: Insights from Asia’s 1st Millennial 20/20 Summit

    September 23, 2016

    The Millennial generation grew up in a world of intense disruption led by technology and innovation. The power of the internet combined with the proliferation of mobile technology has transformed millennials’ needs, wants, and behavior. The Millennial 20/20 Summit (M2020) was a 2-day industry gathering hosted at the iconic Singapore ArtScience Musuem. More than 130 speakers and 1500 brands, companies, startups, and visitors came together to exchange thoughts and ideas on the future of technology...

  • Snapshot: Twitter Character Count

    September 21, 2016

    What you need to know To be relevant: Twitter is simplifying what counts toward its 140 character tweet limit. The rollout (effective Sept. 19) includes the following features for organic tweets only (not promoted-only tweets): Media Attachments: Natively added attachments will no longer count as characters within a tweet. This includes: Quote Tweets A poll with up to four answers One GIF Video up to two minutes 20 seconds long Up to four photos Any...

  • Snapshot: Twitter Quality Filter

    September 16, 2016

    Twitter has reportedly been creating a functionality for users to filter specific words and hashtags on their timeline. What you need to know To be relevant: According to Bloomberg, the reported change will give users the power to block certain offensive words and slurs from their timeline and mentions. Hate speech has been a reoccurring problem on the platform. Most recently, actress Leslie Jones, faced a barrage of racist and sexist attacks. Previously, only verified...

  • FleishmanHillard supports success and leadership summit for women for the second year in a row

    September 9, 2016

    To lead in a rapidly-changing and diverse world, it is paramount that individuals and organizations harness the power of diversity and inclusion. For a second year in a row, FleishmanHillard supported and sponsored the leading BREAK THE CEILING TOUCH THE SKY conference in Singapore on 29 August 2016. The success and leadership summit for women, featured over 40 inspirational leaders from the world’s best organizations who shared with delegates their best practices for success and...

  • Riding the fintech wave

    September 7, 2016

    We have heard a lot about how every business is a technology business these days – understanding digital, mobile and integrating technology across and throughout the organization is crucial for every business that wants to survive and thrive. Fintech has attracted much attention and confusion over the last few years for the finance sector, and it continues to drive significant changes and innovation. To start with, fintech is usually applied to the segment of the...

  • Discover the future of nextgen commerce as our client debuts Asia’s 1st Millennial 20/20 Summit

    August 11, 2016

    Times are rapidly changing and innovation, disruption and technology will be the key components of the future of the millennial generation. Join us as we discover the future of nextgen commerce with our client @Millennial20_20 as the Millennial 20/20 summit makes its Asia debut in Singapore on 7-8th September at the ArtScience Museum. Photo credit: Accenture, title sponsor of the Millennial 20/20 Summit Engage in exciting conversations with more than 130 world-class speakers and industry movers & shakers in attendance...

  • FleishmanHillard Commits $5 Million in Pro Bono Work to Celebrate 70th Anniversary

    July 4, 2016

    ST. LOUIS, June 30, 2016 – 2016 marks FleishmanHillard’s (FH) 70thanniversary. To celebrate this milestone, the company announced that it is uniting colleagues across its global network to take action in their own way, toward a singular cause: social inclusion. The company has set a goal to provide $2 million in pro bono services specifically related to social inclusion and is asking each office to select a project that will support the cause for people in...

  • A closer look at WEF’s take on ASEAN

    June 10, 2016

    For all its potential, Southeast Asia’s economic future largely remains unclear given the different stages at which its members find themselves. Its story is characterized by the positive elements of any growth narrative, and these factors will not easily be shaken. But, even as it begins to weather (though not entirely overcome) long-standing and well-publicized impediments to unlocking further possibilities, it is now being confronted with new and defining challenges that are as varied as...