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  • Paradigm Shifts in Crisis Management

    July 18, 2017

    News no longer breaks – it tweets. But are companies ready to communicate at the speed of their audience? While most organisations have crisis management plans, they are still less prepared than ever: only 49 percent have a crisis communications playbook for specific scenarios and less than a third conduct crisis simulations. Simply having a crisis plan is no longer enough – particularly if that plan has not been updated or tested in more than...

  • DigiMarketing Lab: FleishmanHillard at CommunicAsia2017

    June 2, 2017

    DigiMarketing Lab powered by FleishmanHillard Singapore returned for the third year at Asia’s premier ICT event – CommunicAsia2017- from 23rd May to 25th May. This year, we held 12 speaking sessions and 9 one-to-one consultation sessions where our colleagues shared the latest trends and insights in today’s digital world. New to the DigiMarketing Lab this year were our Clinic Sessions, giving CommunicAsia visitors the opportunity to engage with our consultants in one-to-one, personalized sessions to...

  • Vriens & Partners Signs Affiliation Agreement with FleishmanHillard in Asia Pacific

    February 22, 2017

    ST. LOUIS, February 14, 2017 – Government affairs consulting firm Vriens & Partners and global strategic communications firm FleishmanHillard today announced an affiliate partnership that leverages the considerable strategic consulting expertise of both agencies in Asia. From its regional headquarters in Hong Kong, FleishmanHillard provides communications counsel to many of the world’s largest enterprises with interests in Asia Pacific. Vriens & Partners, headquartered in Singapore, specialises in government affairs, public policy and political risk analysis...

  • #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...