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CASBAA Convention 2011
CASBAA Convention 2011
31 Oct 2011 - 03 Nov 2011
Grand Hyatt - Hong Kong


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The CASBAA Convention 2011 – TV365: Watch Closely! concluded on Thursday, November 03, 2011 with the annual Charity Ball presented by Turner.

During the four day, intensive Convention, delegates were treated to a vast array of panels and discussion with some of the top industry executives from around the world in topics ranging from the country specific (China, Japan, India and Malaysia) to the evolving technological landscape and new revenue streams.

Among the high-profile speakers at this year event were Hong Kong Financial Secretary, John Tsang Chun-wah; Tetsuo Yamakawa, Vice Minister for Policy Coordination, Ministry of Internal Affairs & Government of Japan; Jana Bennett, President, Worldwide Networks & Global iPlayer, BBC Worldwide; Andy Lack, CEO, Bloomberg Media Group; Liang Xiao Tao, President, CITVC; Olivier Barberot, Chairman & CEO, GlobeCast Worldwide; and, Jeff Shell, President, NBCUniversal International.

With networking opportunities ranging from informative breakfast sessions, social lunches, the always popular Golf Masters and Charity Ball, various sponsored parties and the Delegates Matching Programme, there was ample opportunity for delegates to forge new connections and make new contacts.

Highlighting this year’s Convention, various awards were given to deserving recipients including Lifetime Achievement Award winner Richard Li Tzar Kai, Chairman of PCCW, Chairman’s Award Winner, Tom Keaveny of Discovery Networks Asia Pacific and Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award winner Shizuoka Telecasting of Japan.

American Idol finalist, David Archuleta, provided world class entertainment with a moving tribute to Japan and an exclusive mini-concert for this year’s delegates.


Grand Hyatt
Hong Kong
Country: hk