A Celebration of Asian Industry Growth

Hong Kong, 10 November, 2010 – The CASBAA Convention 2010 concluded with a registered record of over 1,000 speakers, sponsors, media and delegates from across the globe.

Themed “Unlock Your Networks”, the Convention 2010 was a hotbed of conversations shaping the future of Asia-Pacific pay-TV market.

This year’s conference programme was drawn from Asian distribution powerhouses such as J-Com (Japan), Astro (Malaysia), PCCW (Hong Kong), HCML (India), Zee Entertainment (India), Indovision (Indonesia), StarHub (Singapore), TrueVisions (Thailand) and Tudou (China).

The show also heard from advertising and content giants McCann Worldgroup, Lionsgate Entertainment, Turner International, Endemol, MTV Networks, Disney Media Distribution and Scripps, with top speakers and presenters on hand from Microsoft, Hulu, Nielsen, Google, Concurrent, Ericsson and Nagravision to share their vision of the industry future.

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Capping the Conference 2010 were presentations of the CASBAA Chairman’s Award 2010, the CASBAA Lifetime Achievement Award and the official unveiling of a long-awaited CASBAA re-branding emphasising the new world of Asia Pacific pay-TV services.

In spectacular fashion the Convention 2010 was wrapped by the CASBAA Charity Ball themed ICONS, presented by Turner Broadcasting System. With 420 stellar guests, the Charity Ball 2010 featured guest appearances by US President “George W Bush”, CNN presenter “Larry King” and Turner International AP President, Steve Marcopoto. For CASBAA Members and delegates access to selected Conference 2010 videos

“We are delighted with the outcome of the Convention 2010,” said Marcel Fenez, Chairman of CASBAA. “With pay-TV now connected to 50% of all Asian TV homes, combined with the emergence of new technologies and the growth in digital services, consumers and advertisers are benefiting from more choice over more platforms than ever before. This has been a great time for a celebration.”

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CASBAA is the association for digital multichannel television, content, platforms, advertising and video delivery across Asia. The CASBAA mission is to promote the growth of pay-TV and video content through industry information, networking exchanges and events while promoting global best practices. To view the full list of CASBAA members please visit here.

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Adela Chen

Director, Marketing & Communications, CASBAA

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