We have some fantastic sponsors onboard who have shown tremendous support in this exciting endeavour. Here are some of our generous benefactors. Watch this space as we confirm more exciting partnerships daily.
Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and wine. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Windsor, Buchanan’s and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One vodkas, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Jose Cuervo, Tanqueray and Guinness. Johnnie Walker and Smirnoff are the official spirits partners for Social Media Week Singapore 2013.
Deezer is a music service that delivers an exciting, multi-local music experience to more than 26 million music fans worldwide.The story of Deezer is above all the story of an online music company and its young founder Daniel Marhely, who wanted to reinvent the way people access their music. Daniel Marhely created Blogmusik in 2006.Using the original, web-based version of Blogmusik as a platform, the founder was determined that its service should be a legitimate, licensed model, supporting musicians and others who earn their living from music, and so negotiations were opened with the main rights-holders in 2007. Agreements were reached with the French copyright societies, major and independent labels between 2007 and 2009. Deezer.com was born.
Since its launch in 1998, JUICE has been covering the cooler aspects of local and international music, fashion and nightlife. Irreverent, edgy, credible, free-of-cheese and never afraid to make waves, JUICE is the tangible manifestation of street culture in Singapore. Yes, we rock.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau Southeast Asia; Singapore Chapter is established and supported by leading digital advertising companies operating in Singapore and Southeast Asia and acts to educate marketers, agencies, media companies and the wider business community about the value of interactive advertising, evaluate and recommend standards and practices, and develop and distribute research on interactive advertising. Visit www.iab.sg
Vocanic is Asia’s leading Word of Mouth and Social Media Marketing agency with offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Jakarta. Headquartered in Singapore, Vocanic works with brands across the Asia Pacific region to develop Social Media Marketing strategies, which include Measurement, Management and Amplification of Advocacy, through the use of proprietary Social Media tools.
Avalon set the Singapore night scene ablaze when it first opened its doors at Marina Bay Sands in September of 2011. The super club is housed in a spectacularly architected Crystal Pavilion designed by Moshe Safdie, nestled amongst glittering waters of Marina Bay with a panoramic view of the city skyline. Avalon’s promises of a glitzy night are delivered upon entrance to its 2 level party area set with the evocations of high fashion spanning over 17,000 square feet.
In January 2012 Comedy Masala signed a one season, 13-episode TV Series deal with MediaCorp to air “The Comedy Masala Show” on Cable TV in Singapore. The landmark deal is Singapore’s first ever TV signing of a standup comedy open mic series. Comedy Masala was founded by Umar Rana in September 2010 to establish a weekly Standup Comedy Open Mic platform in Singapore and to give anyone a chance to learn and perform standup comedy to a live audience. Comedy Masala kicked off on 5th October 2010, and it has since seen a multitude of local comedians get up onstage for three to five minutes every Tuesday.
Since their opening in March 2004, Home Club has been Singapore’s preferred underground club. Here, you can expect to hear drum ‘n’ bass and dubstep beats, indie and electro tunes, psy-trance and techno sounds – the music that they live, breathe and believe in.
Championing authentic luxury, discernment, culture and social conscience, Billionaire.com is the indispensable lifestyle resource for high and ultra-high net worth individuals who think and act globally — ‘the global mobile elite’ Visit www.billionaire.com.
Broadcast HQ brings you audio pleasure; your celebrant for the union between sound and movement; mediating resolutions between the conflict of staying in and rocking out; cannot love you, but in time you will grow to love it and Broadcast HQ feels no pain, only joy. Broadcast HQ brings you the most wondrous events, delicious food, amazing drinks, podcasts/ mixes, reviews, artists, Record shop, beats, DJ School, the letter B and the number 5.
Perhaps the world’s greatest hotel, Raffles Singapore stands where it has always stood, at the crossroads of civilisation and culture, a colonial oasis in the heart of one of the world’s most exciting cities. No trip to Singapore is complete without a stay at Raffles; tradition demands it. First opened in 1887, and since then a destination in its own right, Raffles epitomises the romance of the Far East – an intoxicating blend of luxury, history and colonial ambiance that no other hotel can match.
Located at the Raffles Place entrance to Boat Quay, one of Singapore’s most colourful and vibrant river-front entertainment zones. The Penny Black Victorian London Pub is without doubt your quintessential Victorian Public House. The quayside seating area provides the ideal setting for ‘al fresco’ drinks overlooking the Singapore river. The authenticity of the pub provides a form of “escapism” for those who want to get away from the maddening crowds of Singapore.
Reading Room is a full service digital agency that provides everything under one roof, from dazzling creative design to tight technical services.Reading Room started in 1997 and the company’s mission then was to help its clients understand the potential of the web. That mission remains the same, and it now includes harnessing the incredible benefits of Web 2.0 and social media.
Named 2011 Global Digital/Social Consultancy of the Year by The Holmes Report, the Social@Ogilvy practice leverages social media expertise across all Ogilvy & Mather disciplines, offering an extensive list of services within the foundational business solutions — Listening and Analytics; Social Business Solutions; Social Media Marketing and Communications; Social Shopping; Social CRM; Social Care; and Conversation Impact™.
Occupying the almost 200-year-old building that was Singapore’s first Parliament House, The Arts House at the Old Parliament has been offering its audiences a broad range of arts and culture programmes since its opening in 2004. At the same time, we also play an active role in the Singapore creative scene. Since 2011, The Arts House has been focusing on the development of literary arts, while we continue to present and support programmes and festivals that aim to give our audiences a wide and multidisciplinary experience.
An offshoot of the BluJaz Café, which occupies an adjacent corner in the same neighbourhood, Piedra Negra is a Mexican restaurant that takes up two units of adjoining shop house space at the sleepier end of the hip Arab Street enclave.