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iMedia Brand Summit: Southeast Asia August 14 - 16, 2017, Phuket, Thailand

2017 Theme - Brands: Disrupted

iMedia Brand Summit provides an intimate environment for senior brand marketers to converge, debate and discuss the major strategic issues they face. This exclusive, invitation-only event is a closed forum for the sharpest minds in the industry to connect and discuss shared challenges, as well as network, build relationships and meet potential partners.

If  you are a technology solution/provider or agency, you can attend as a networker by purchasing your tickets directly using the below button, or enquire through the below form to find out more or about becoming a sponsor.

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Up to 80 of the most influential marketing executives from Southeast Asia's leading brands are invited to spend three days and two nights at this unique Phuket Summit at the Slate Resort, as guest of iMedia. Our delegates comprise of:

  • CMOs, CIOs and CEOs
  • Heads of Digital
  • Directors of Digital

Featured Speakers

  • Jason Monteiro

    Jason Monteiro

    Marketing Director - Asia


  • Victor Cui

    Victor Cui


    One Championship

  • Weng Wai Koh

    Weng Wai Koh

    Head of Marketing Communications

    Singapore Press Holdings

  • Tim Martin

    Tim Martin

    Chief Executive Officer


  • Sakshi Prakash

    Sakshi Prakash

    Social Analytics Lead


  • Marcelo Silva

    Marcelo Silva

    Founder and Director

    Digital Transformation Scores

  • Phil Townend

    Phil Townend

    Chief Commercial Officer


  • Rainbow Cheung

    Rainbow Cheung

    Head of Social, Asia

    Salesforce Marketing Cloud

  • Byron Munson

    Byron Munson

    Director, APAC


  • Nick Erskine-Shaw

    Nick Erskine-Shaw

    Managing Director SEA

    90 Seconds

  • Yvonne Adele

    Yvonne Adele

    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer

    Yvonne Adele Studio

  • Simon Kemp

    Simon Kemp

    Founder and CEO


  • Tai Morshed

    Tai Morshed

    Commercial Director


  • James Nicol

    James Nicol



  • Rohan Kamra

    Rohan Kamra

    Regional Digital Media Manager APAC & Japan


  • Sophia Guan

    Sophia Guan

    Marketing Manager


  • Agenda

    11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
    Check in available from 2pm
    2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
    Free Time
    3:45 PM - 5:30 PM
    A compulsory event where delegates are required to request and confirm meetings prior to the Summit. The session involves 6 x 10 minute meetings designed to float top line objectives and set up subsequent meetings after exploring synergies.
    Sponsored by:
    Studio 60
    5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
    Free Time
    6:45 PM - 7:30 PM
    Take 15 minutes to start your introductions just before the opening remark
    7:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer
    7:45 PM - 8:20 PM
    iflix is the world’s leading Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service for emerging markets, offering users unlimited access to thousands of TV shows and movies from all over the world - all for the price of a single pirated DVD. In a world where linear watching is rapidly declining and OTT contin ... ()
    Marketing Director - Asia
    8:20 PM - 10:00 PM
    7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
    Day two begins with breakfast, fresh juice and coffee
    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer
    Sponsored by:
    MMS Singapore
    8:45 AM - 9:20 AM
    Brands that view social media as simply a broadcast platform are missing the value of social media as a listening and learning tool. Accordingly, marketers must put in place relevant technologies and practices to identify and assess what is being said about their company, product or brand across the ... ()
    Social Analytics Lead
    9:20 AM - 9:55 AM
    Ownership of MarTech has long sat on the brand side and attracted significant investment of time and budget. AdTech was more likely to be outsourced to agencies – however this silo’d approach is beginning to change. Leading brands are realising the enormous opportunity of having marketing insights i ... ()
    Commercial Director
    Regional Digital Media Manager APAC & Japan
    9:55 AM - 10:05 AM
    Join Datorama's APAC director, Byron Munson to learn why it is essential to get the big picture that will enable a 360 degree view of your customers and allow you to uncover all-new insights to help you drive value from your data and grow bottom line growth.
    Director, APAC
    10:05 AM - 10:15 AM
    In this session I want to dive into the complexity of todays landscape in producing content at scale. With the ever expanding number of mediums that Marketers now face to reach audiences, how do they keep up with creating targeted content at scale that really delivers ROI
    Managing Director SEA
    10:15 AM - 10:25 AM
    Every business is undergoing some form of disruption and thus digital transformation. During this session Marcelo Silva will share research findings specifically discussing disruption & transformation challenges and opportunities . 40 of APACs most influential digital minds were surveyed including ... ()
    10:25 AM - 10:55 AM
    Grab a refreshment and network with like-minded, innovative brands, sponsors and networkers.
    Sponsored by:
    MMS Singapore
    10:55 AM - 11:30 AM
    Every moment of every day, we collectively ask audiences to embark upon a journey that leads to our business and their consumption to our bottom line. In this session we will explore how, in isolation; data is not enough - We will demonstrate how, by turning insights into action, we can get past sim ... ()
    12:05 PM - 12:40 PM
    OTTs or Online Streaming services have disrupted incumbent Television business models like never before! The success of Netflix and iFlix are testament to this along with traditional companies like HBO pivoting and going direct to consumers. Sport is one of the last bastions for cable companies wit ... ()
    Chief Executive Officer
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Activity 1
    Quad Bike Island Adventure Leave the conference room behind and join the team from ATV Thailand and enjoy unforgettable hours of fun and adrenaline-fueled entertainment as you ride an amazing ATV through moderate bumpy trails and work your way through dense mangrove forests to hidden beaches.
    Sponsored by:
    Activity 2
    Thai Cooking Mystery Box Challenge Do you love the exotic flavours of Thai food? Want to learn the secrets of authentic Thai cooking? What better place than right here in Thailand with iMedia.
    Sponsored by:
    5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Free Time
    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Join the delegation for dinner at Rivet and Re bar
    Sponsored by:
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer
    Sponsored by:
    MMS Singapore
    9:30 AM - 10:05 AM
    Native advertising via content marketing is fast becoming a central focus of many advertising campaigns. Making great content becomes ever important. How do you set your brand up for content success? What would be the content dream team?
    Head of Marketing Communications
    10:05 AM - 10:40 AM
    As consumers take control and subsequently demand more from brands, how do the likee of Blockchain technology and Marketing Algorithms assist marketers in developing better products and relationships with consumers?
    Founder and CEO
    10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
    Grab a refreshment and network with like-minded, innovative brands, sponsors and networkers.
    Sponsored by:
    MMS Singapore
    11:10 AM - 11:45 AM
    With trends coming and going so quickly, keeping up with what your audience is talking about in real-time is crucial to staying relevant. This session will look at how to effectively leverage data from social media to harvest industry and customer insights, keep on top of trends, and create content ... ()
    Marketing Manager
    11:45 AM - 12:20 PM
    Customer experience is 'top of mind' for all marketers. In this session, we will talk about the change in consumer and marketer's perception of the role of social and how that impacts the customer experience with your brand. We'll also talk about the kind of transformational change brands need to ad ... ()
    12:20 PM - 12:55 PM
    ONE Championship is Asia’s largest sports media property in the history of Asia and broadcast to 118 countries and 1 billion viewers worldwid. It attracts some of the biggest brands in Asia as their partners: Disney, Marvel, Facebook, LG, Haier, Casio and Alienware to name a few. ONE was the first s ... ()
    12:55 PM - 1:00 PM
    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Join us for a delicious lunch.
    Sponsored by:

    Advisory Board

  • Rod Strother

    Rod Strother

    VP - Digital Transformation


  • Geraldine Yip

    Geraldine Yip

    Head of Marketing, Asia, Financial & Risk

    Thomson Reuters

  • Weng Wai Koh

    Weng Wai Koh

    Head of Marketing Communications

    Singapore Press Holdings

  • Cassius Taylor-Smith

    Cassius Taylor-Smith

    Executive Director & Head

    Colliers International

  • Klemen Struc

    Klemen Struc



  • Yammie Huang

    Yammie Huang

    Digital & E-Commerce Manager

    Coty Luxury

  • James Hansford

    James Hansford

    eCommerce Manager

    Nespresso Singapore

  • Simon Kemp

    Simon Kemp

    Founder and CEO


  • Event Sponsors

    • Datorama
    • Studio 60
    • Adobe
    • Salesforce
    • Sizmek
    • Digital Transformation Score
    • Unruly
    • Digimind
    • Converzion
    • Zanroo
    • Cyberbia
    • Marketsoft
    • Shootsta
    • 90 seconds
    • 123RF
    • Sparcmedia
    • Tech In Asia
    • Brightcove
    • Upland Adestra
    • PR Newswire Asia
    • Stockunlimted
    • World Branding Forum
    • Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau

    If you are a media agency, creative agency, digital agency, publisher or a technology platform / solution provider, you NEED to be at the iMedia Brand Summit SEA:

    Ready to get involved?

    Please email us


    The Slate Phuket
    The Slate Phuket 116, Moo 1, Sakhu Thalang Chang Wat
    Phuket, Thailand 12121

    +66 (0)76 327 006

    The conference starts at 1:00pm on Monday 14 August, and finishes at 3pm on Wednesday 16 August. Please ensure you arrive in time for the first session.

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