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Winners of Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2020 announced

Winners of Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2020 announced

Press releases   •   Jan 12, 2021 14:46 +08

A union chief, a watch collector, a data scientist and a durian candy maker among winners of Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2020 CEOs of NTUC Fairprice, Carousell, Japfa Ltd and Lifeline Medical win Singapore Awards Data scientist and CEO of Sunshine Kingdom win Awards in Malaysia Awards supported by Asia Pacific Association of Communications Directors

APACD joins HBM in Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2020

APACD joins HBM in Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2020

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.

Hong Bao Media launches #SGReadyForBusiness to help Singapore SMEs survive the Covid downturn

Hong Bao Media launches #SGReadyForBusiness to help Singapore SMEs survive the Covid downturn

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.

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Tom Chng brings out the human face of watches in online interview

Tom Chng brings out the human face of watches in online interview

News   •   Dec 01, 2020 07:50 +08

​Think about watch collectors and you might imagine technical discussions about watch faces, dials, or movements. But Tom Chng of the Singapore Watch Club goes into the stories of each watch, making us nominate him for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2020.

Dr Lau Cher Han breaks through the complexity of data in BFM interview

Dr Lau Cher Han breaks through the complexity of data in BFM interview

News   •   Dec 01, 2020 07:50 +08

Data has been described as the new oil, yet in trying to explain it on camera you run the risk of either boring or confusing your audience. Thankfully viewers can turn to Dr Lau Cher Han, who uses analogies to break down the complexity so well that we are nominating him for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2020.

Ema Shazneen's interview style is as authentic as her Kelantanese dishes

Ema Shazneen's interview style is as authentic as her Kelantanese dishes

News   •   Dec 01, 2020 07:50 +08

Ema Shazneen is not just a businesswoman who sells authentic Kelantanese food from home. Her authentic interview style on BFM took us on a journey to meet women entrepreneurs typical of the state worthy of a nomination for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2020.

Bryan Chin puts best foot forward in sneaker preview

Bryan Chin puts best foot forward in sneaker preview

News   •   Dec 01, 2020 07:50 +08

Bryan Chin is so relaxed on camera you would think you are speaking to a friend instead of an interviewee. This is why we have nominated him for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2020. Some business leaders could follow in his footsteps. Okay, maybe not barefoot, but at least not so straight-laced.

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How to apply the principles of TV news presentation to make video conferences engaging and productive

How to apply the principles of TV news presentation to make video conferences engaging and productive

Blog posts   •   Jan 10, 2021 14:12 +08

​It’s time to get serious about how you appear in video conferences and live webcasts. They’re here to stay, even after COVID-related lockdowns end – yet I’m still hearing them described as boring, disengaged, ineffective and waste of time. Phrases like “screen fatigue”, “technical difficulties” and “you’re on mute” have entered our global consciousness. So, we've done something about it.

How useful is PowerPoint's automated Presenter Coach?

How useful is PowerPoint's automated Presenter Coach?

Blog posts   •   Jan 09, 2021 22:06 +08

We road-tested PowerPoint's automated Presenter Coach - here are our findings.

How will delegates take to STB's pilot hybrid events?

How will delegates take to STB's pilot hybrid events?

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.

Why Jimmy Kimmel cut Kanye West off when asking about Donald Trump

Why Jimmy Kimmel cut Kanye West off when asking about Donald Trump

Blog posts   •   Aug 12, 2018 16:36 +08

The discussion over Kanye West's pregnant pause, when Jimmy Kimmel asked him about Donald Trump, is missing some important nuances. Worse, any camera-shy Asian business leader who watches West getting cut off will wonder whether they can still take time to think before answering questions, or if they should take part in live TV interviews at all.

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VIDEO: Helen Lee shares five key learnings from her first broadcast interview

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Helen Lee, MD of Zenith Media Singapore, has five key messages for fellow senior business leaders who are afraid to appear in the media.

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VIDEO: Isabel Kum wins Hong Bao Media Savvy Award 2018 for Best Conference Presentation

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When Isabel Kum from the Singapore Institute of Retail Studies (SIRS) gave a TEDx talk at the PSB Academy, she didn't just present in an ...

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VIDEO: Calling senior business leaders who think their English isn't good enough to appear in the media

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Our shortlisted candidate for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards this week not only qualifies to be nominated for Best Conference Presentati...

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CEO of CNMC Goldmine - the importance of being Media Savvy

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CEO of CNMC Goldmine, Peter Choo Chee Kong talks about the benefits of communicating frequently and honestly and how he developed these s...

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