CASBAA launches talent development programme
Hong Kong, 25 July 2011 – CASBAA and China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) of China have announced the creation of the CGWIC-CASBAA Internship Programme.
With seed funding from CGWIC, CASBAA will offer internship opportunities in support of international university students specialising in communications, legal/regulatory and international relations.
Participants will be engaged in hands-on support for CASBAA’s mission to “Inform, Represent and Connect” the multichannel TV industry across Asia.
“The development of human capital for the continued growth of the pay television industry is vitally important and we are delighted that CGWIC is providing support for this initiative,” said Marcel Fenez, Chairman of CASBAA.
The internships will be offered seasonally to qualified applicants initially working at the CASBAA headquarters in Hong Kong or at participating member companies’ locations.
The internship opportunities will be posted on the CASBAA website and further announced through general CASBAA communications.
Yin Li Ming, President of satellite launch specialist CGWIC, commented: “CGWIC is pleased to provide the ‘seed stage’ funding for this important programme. Identifying talented youngsters throughout the Asia Pacific and providing them with important professional experience will help to grow a healthy and collaborative culture throughout the cable and satellite community. We sincerely hope other CASBAA member firms will join us in expanding this program throughout our industry in Asia and beyond.”
About China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC):
CGWIC is one of the largest providers of commercial launch services in the world with 3 active launch sites. After 30 years’ development, CGWIC has developed into a system integrator for space products and services, meeting customers’ multi-directional needs by providing comprehensive solutions for commercial launch services, satellite export, satellite ground tracking and control station, satellite applications, project financing, project insurance and technical training, etc.
About CASBAA – www.casbaa.com
Established in 1991, CASBAA is the Association for digital multichannel TV, content, platforms, advertising and video delivery across Asia for the past two decades. Spanning 16 geographic markets, CASBAA and its Members reach over 365 million pay-TV homes through a footprint ranging from China to Australasia, Japan to Pakistan. The CASBAA mission is to promote the growth of multichannel 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.
For enquiries, please contact:
Desmond Chung, PR & Communications Manager, CASBAA
Tel: +852 3929-1712
Adela Chen, Director, Marketing & Communications, CASBAA
Tel: +852 3929-1711