News • Oct 03, 2020 13:53 +08
Consumers fighting over toilet paper has become a defining image of the Covid lockdowns - and NTUC Fairprice CEO Seah Kian Peng reflects expertly on all the craziness in his supermarkets.
News • Oct 03, 2020 13:53 +08
We rarely nominate politicians to these awards, to avoid any allegations of bias. But we can't help but nominate Eric Chua, Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, who displays excellent presentation skills, not least of which is the conviction with which he speaks.
News • Oct 03, 2020 12:58 +08
Ho Kwon Ping's CNBC interview shows how candour creates credibility
Press releases • Sep 29, 2020 09:05 +08
In recognition of the trend towards online learning, Hong Bao Media is pleased to announce the launch of its online learning platform, HBM Academy with two of our market-proven courses, "Business presentation skills for future leaders", and "Video Savvy - Express course for marketers producing video".
Blog posts • Sep 20, 2020 21:48 +08
Messaging dilemma: how can you respond to the most difficult of questions about HK's new security law?
Press releases • Jul 29, 2020 09:42 +08
Hong Bao Media (HBM) is thrilled to announce that the Asia Pacific Association of Communications Directors (APACD) is supporting the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards this year.
Blog posts • Jul 26, 2020 12:22 +08
In their haste to move physical B2B events into the virtual realm, event managers risk alienating their audiences.
Blog posts • Jul 24, 2020 17:10 +08
The Singapore Tourism Board’s two planned hybrid business events raise the question: will delegates attend in person, or prefer to take part in a virtual event from home? The upshot of this for communications specialists is to make people feel included, irrespective of where they are joining from. Here are five changes to the ways events will be run in future.
Press releases • Jul 20, 2020 21:17 +08
Hong Bao Media is pleased to launch an influencer-led campaign, hashtag #SGReadyForBusiness, to help Singapore SMEs communicate their unique business value to their target customers, and survive the Covid-related economic downturn. Business owners are invited to use our automated pitch generator at https://www.hongbaomedia.com/sgreadyforbusiness to create a one-minute on-camera script.
Blog posts • May 16, 2020 16:54 +08
We are finding the difference between video conferences and live webcasting are still poorly understood, so if like so many people you’re new to virtual events, here are six points you need to consider.
Blog posts • Apr 26, 2020 14:50 +08
The Singapore Exchange has issued strongly-worded guidance on the levels of disclosure they expect from companies. Is your Chairman ready for the Virtual AGM?
Blog posts • Apr 24, 2020 09:28 +08
Publicly-listed companies on both sides of the Causeway have had to deal with social distancing rules which effectively ruled out shareholders attending their Annual General Meetings – but the authorities have taken very different approaches to communicating this to companies.
Blog posts • Apr 17, 2020 09:00 +08
As many of our clients are switching their communications focus online, one of the questions I frequently get is, can you use Zoom or Microsoft Teams to do a webcast? And what is the difference between live webcasts and video conferences, anyway? Answers here.
News • Apr 13, 2020 09:00 +08
Hong Bao Media’s Mark Laudi was interviewed by Lianhe Zaobao about being approached by companies that are interested in making their AGMs virtual.
Blog posts • Mar 20, 2020 08:43 +08
Now that you're likely working from home you are bound to have had more video conferences than ever before - how's it going? I bet you've found that it's not so easy to keep everybody engaged for long periods, and that important differences - but also similarities - to face-to-face meetings have arisen. Some key thoughts.
Blog posts • Mar 04, 2020 10:05 +08
It’s true media training should put your spokespeople through their paces. But I am not at all a fan of mock interview exercises which result in humiliation, fear, and ultimately defeat.
Blog posts • Feb 28, 2020 15:20 +08
We have had many requests from SGX-listed companies about staging virtual AGMs in our studio due to the COVID-19 disruptions – but there are some pitfalls company secretaries, investor relations officers and communications directors need to know.
Blog posts • Feb 27, 2020 08:30 +08
I've come to the disarming realisation that for years, presentation skills have been taught all wrong. But everyone is talented in something. We all have talents. And I've found a way to make them work for introverts.