Sponsors | Digital Media Asia 2018

Digital Media Asia 2018

07 Nov 2018 hasta 09 Nov 2018
Tsim Sha Tsui
Hong Kong

Sponsors | Digital Media Asia 2018


Ensure your company stands out from the competition by sponsoring the Asia's largest new-media conference dedicated to the news publishing industry. Supporting Digital Media Asia as a sponsor allows you to engage with your target audience, opening the doors for your organisation to connect, network and advance your business. A variety of sponsoring and hosting opportunities are available, each delivering exceptional impact.

WAN-IFRA would like to thank the following partners for supporting Digital Media Asia 2018, Hong Kong.

For more information on exhibiting or sponsoring DMA 2018, please contact kimberly.lim@wan-ifra.org or +65.6562-8444. Download the Marketing Kit 2018. To find out more about our past participant profile, please click here to find out more.


Strategic Partner

South China Morning Post is a leading global news company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s newspaper of record, with a growing correspondent staff across Asia and the United States. SCMP's vision is to “Elevate Thought” and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”. Additionally, SCMP publishes a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles in Hong Kong including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire and, Harper’s BAZAAR. SCMP is also home to Abacus, a digital news brand focused on China's tech industry; Inkstone, a daily news brief for those curious about China's growing impact around the world; and Goldthread, a content platform with a focus on food, travel and culture in China.


 Platinum Sponsor



Asian Digital Media Awards Exclusive Sponsor

The Google News Initiative is our effort to work with the news industry to help journalism thrive in the digital age.



Masterclass Sponsor & Ambassador Programme Sponsor

bitgrit is a Japan-based technology company aimed at democratising access to Artificial Intelligence (AI). Leveraging blockchain technology, it will create both a decentralized AI marketplace and a global data scientists network.

At its core, bitgrit is an arena for technological innovation where data scientists can develop AI in an open environment - and in doing so, contribute to the development of society at large. By empowering the exchange of information among data scientists and building a decentralised AI marketplace, bitgrit will provide the necessary financial incentives for data scientists to contribute algorithms and data sets, while offering companies access to sophisticated AI models. bitgrit envisions a future "cloud brain" where AI models can interconnect seamlessly to solve the world's most pressing problems.


Masterclass Sponsor & Ambassador Programme Sponsor


REDHILL is a rapidly growing PR and communications firm. We provide strategic solutions for branding, public relations, crisis management, internal communications and digital narratives across industries and sectors.

Driven by a team of communications specialists and public relations consultants, we build solutions that boost bottom-lines.

Headquartered in Singapore and embedded in South East Asia, with a reach that extends to India, Japan, Korea, Europe and the US, our lean, close-knit, multi-national team works to support our clients across the globe with a range of skill sets.


 Masterclass Co-Host

Freedom, justice and solidarity are the basic principles underlying the work of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS). The KAS is a political foundation, closely associated with the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU).With more than 70 offices abroad and projects in over 120 countries, we make a unique contribution to the promotion of democracy, the rule of law and a social market economy.


Breakfast Session Sponsor

WoodWing Software is a global supplier of multichannel publishing and digital asset management software. We enable brands, media companies and publishers to create great content against reduced costs, optimized for each channel and with a shorter time to market.   


Breakfast Session Sponsor

CCI develops multichannel publishing platforms for media corporations all over the world. We help our customers create engaging content, reach new audiences, and optimize their business strategies.   Our new cutting-edge digital publishing platform, CUE, is designed for the digital-first newsroom and a constantly changing media environment. CUE offers countless ways of bringing innovation to content production and a whole new perspective on newsroom optimization.


Event App Sponsor

EidosMedia is the world leader in digital news publishing solutions. Our software allows our customers to create, share and deliver high-value content to a multitude of channels and devices.

Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Milan, Italy, EidosMedia today is a leading supplier with customers in the media and financial sectors and with subsidiaries in France, UK, Germany, USA, Brazil, Australia and China. The solution EidosMedia developed is now used by more than 70 news organizations to publish over 600 newspaper titles and 500+ Internet sites each day. Our software is also increasingly used by investment banks and asset management companies to publish critical financial analysis and reporting.


Opening Video Sponsor

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider. Employing more than 2600 journalists in nearly 200 locations around the world and reporting news in more than 20 different languages, Reuters delivers award-winning international and national news coverage with speed, accuracy and insight.


Session Sponsor

CoinDesk is the leading digital media, events and information services company for the crypto asset and blockchain technology community. Its mandate is to inform, educate and connect the global community as the authoritative daily news provider dedicated to chronicling the space.


Session Sponsor

MioTech turns data into insights to empower your decisions with AI. Our platform studies rich data sets across various sources around the world. We help you visualise relationships, discover connections, identify market trends, and reveal hidden patterns, all presented with a click of a button on our intuitive interface for intelligent decision making.



Session Sponsor

SmartChain Media is a blockchain media company that is creating a crowdfunding platform for Premium Online TV and Movies and the first crowdfunding platform in the world that allows users to earn revenue from the projects they fund. The SmartChain Media model dynamically changes crowdfunding and distribution for entertainment around the world by creating a new paradigm called Fan Based Media.

SmartChain Media’s ground breaking streaming portal will mutually benefit the entertainment industry as well as the consumer by combining the explosive concept of Fan Based Media and immersive social media with the exciting world of film and television.


Session Sponsor

YAP Global (Your Angle Presented Globally) is an international PR and communications firm that helps meaningful fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrency projects tell their stories on the global stage. Its mission is to be a bridge between quality journalism and emerging technology companies who are making a difference in the world.


Travel Grant Sponsor

Zilliqa aims to make decentralized blockchain the building block of future enterprises and applications, by addressing two key limitations it faces today – scalability and security. It is building a public blockchain platform designed to meet the high scaling and security requirements of applications such as digital advertising, gaming, and payments. Zilliqa’s technology is bringing academic research – including a paper on scaling public blockchains through sharding, co-authored by Zilliqa’s co-founder Prateek Saxena – into real-world use.


Dinner reception sponsor




newsasset is a uniform platform, designed and developed by ATC, supporting a common Content Hub and the ability to converge editorial production for Print, Digital, Radio, TV, even News Agency activities; hence, a truly Integrated newsroom can be implemented. The platform also addresses the Fake News phenomenon, providing specialized digital tools for journalists to validate user generated content.



Chartbeat, the content intelligence platform for publishers, believes that today's content creators need mission-critical insights – in real time and across desktop, social and mobile platforms – to turn visitors into loyal audiences. That's why our software helps content creators understand what, within their content, keeps people engaged. Partnering with over 50,000 sites across 60+ countries, Chartbeat's software and front-line tools help the world's leading media companies harness the truth to measure and value the attention earned by their content.



Easy to use content management that makes your business fly.   https://www.atex.com/


Vizrt creates leading-edge content production tools for the digital media industry, real time 3D graphics, Sports analysis and video management through integrated video workflow solutions and online publishing tools. 

Vizrt will be showing Viz Story a video content creation and distribution tool designed for digital publishers.  

Viz Story saves time & money for digital media companies by helping quickly create captivating videos with amazing graphics, publishing simultaneously across multiple platforms, in different brands and aspect ratios. Come learn more about how Vizrt has helped other media companies produce more content, of high quality, much faster and reach a wider audience than today without the need to increase headcount.


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Logo sponsor

Channel NewsAsia Singapore was established in March 1999 by Mediacorp, and is an English language Asian TV News channel.  Positioned to “Understand Asia”, it reports on global developments with Asian perspectives.  Channel NewsAsia brings viewers not only the latest news but also the stories behind the headlines. Based in Singapore, it has correspondents in major Asian cities and key Western ones, including New York, Washington D.C., London and Brussels. The channel is complemented by an online presence at channelnewsasia.com, and social media services like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. Channel NewsAsia (International), was launched in September 2000.  It is now viewed in 28 territories across Asia with its satellite footprint stretching across the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia and Australia.

Mediacorp is a Singapore-based media company with a complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, digital and out-of-home media.

For more information, please visit Channel NewsAsia’s website at channelnewsasia.com

Logo sponsor

The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news organisations, providing a broad range of information, news and services for the global business community. It is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. In 2016, the FT passed a significant milestone in its digital transformation as digital revenues overtook print revenues for the first time. In 2017, our circulation increased to 910,000 paid readers, with a 20% growth in corporate subscribers; FT.com has also become one of the fastest news sites in the world. 


Logo Sponsor

Growing consistently since 2008, Layout International helps publishing enterprises cope with the growing technological needs in the market by providing highly customizable solutions. With 100% client retention, more than 300 print & digital channels, and more than 76 million page views a month, Layout International supplies its 200+ clients with cutting- edge technology to increase their efficiency and profitability. From enterprise news portals, mobile apps, and paywalls, to analytics, reporting and task management, we have the expertise to cover every possible requirement needed in this essential transformation.


Logo sponsor

ppi Media is a German software company headquartered in Hamburg and Kiel with another branch office in Chicago. We have been a leading producer of solutions for automated newspaper production, which are being used around the world, for more than 30 years. These solutions help make production more efficient, secure and resource-friendly, and are well suited to large media corporations as well as magazine and
corporate publishers. In addition to that, we support the digital transformation of publishers and media companies with innovative new product features, whilst also regularly developing new revenue models for the media industry.


Logo sponsor

Protecmedia is an international software engineering and Consulting Services Company with more than 500 clients in 26 countries that develops applications and services covering all areas of publishing companies: Advertising, Multimedia & Multichannel Newsroom, Circulation, Subscriptions and Audience Management.

Protecmedia has a team of 165 highly specialised and motivated professionals who are in constant contact with the day-to-day reality of the industry and its customers count on it as a business partner rather than a mere supplier.


 Logo sponsor

The New York Times Licensing Group empowers companies to connect with their audiences, harnessing The Times’s world-class journalism and content curation to elevate experiences and engage customers. From political reporting and business, to culture and travel – we give audiences access to expert analysis and global perspective through stories that inform, entertain, and inspire.


Logo sponsor

Unruly is the video marketplace you can trust to move people, not just reach people.

We help the world’s biggest advertisers engage global audiences by harnessing the power of our data-powered video marketplace, UnrulyX, on brand-safe, premium sites, while helping top publishers better monetise their audiences. Our superpower is emotional testing and targeting via UnrulyEQ, which leverages over a decade of video data and almost 2.2 million viewer reactions to videos to provide deep analysis of metrics that matter, enabling us to deliver better targeting and higher campaign ROI at scale. 

Unruly was founded in 2006 with a mission to transform advertising for the better. We’re passionately committed to encouraging and celebrating diversity and wellbeing through our inclusive and nurturing company culture.

Unruly was acquired by News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) in 2015 and now has over 350 Unrulies doing amazing things across more than 20 locations worldwide.


Media Partners

PR Newswire (www.prnasia.com), a Cision company, is the premier global provider of media monitoring platforms and news distribution services that marketers, corporate communicators and investor relations professionals leverage to engage key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry in 1954, PR Newswire today provides end-to-end solutions to produce, distribute, target and measure text and multimedia content across traditional, digital, mobile and social channels. Combining the world's largest multi-channel content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire powers the stories of organizations around the world. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions.


In print and online across India, southeast Asia, Australasia and beyond, GXpress Magazine (www.gxpress.net) brings an independent perspective to what’s happening in newspapers and newsmedia, with a strong focus on technology for both print and digital. Join our mailing list to receive regular free e-newsletters. For advertisers, GXpress provides a unique environment in which to present product and company developments to an informed audience of senior newspaper and newsmedia management.


Started in 2015, Splice goal was to work with newsrooms as consultants to help them on their digital transformations — from vision, to strategy, to operations, to workflows. We deliver the intelligence behind the transformation of media. We believe that the business models of traditional media are broken, and want to help build an ecosystem that develops new ones.


The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) was founded in 1982 to champion freedom of the press, promote excellence in journalism and endorse best practices for all local and regional publishing platforms in the Asia Pacific region. SOPA is a not-for-profit organization based in Hong Kong and representing international, regional and local media companies across Asia. The Society of Publishers in Asia is also host to the prestigious annual SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence, which serve as the world-class benchmark for quality journalism in the region


The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) is a leading non-profit private university in the region, with five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation) and around 5,000 full-time students. Adopting the “Liberal + Professional” education model which incorporates the iGPS “desired graduate attributes” framework, HSUHK is a residential institution which puts quality teaching and students’ all-round development as its highest priorities. HSUHK features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research on corporate sustainability, and excellent student support services, with the aim of nurturing young talents with critical thinking, innovative minds, caring attitude, moral values and social responsibility. 

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