Burda invests in global photography platform Sweet Escape
Burda invests in global photography platform Sweet Escape
Hubert Burda Media announced an investment in Sweet Escape, an AI-driven photography platform based in Indonesia. Burda’s growth capital arm BurdaPrincipal Investments invested in the US$6 Million Series A funding round which was co-led by Openspace Ventures and Jungle Ventures. The business was first established to solve a very simple problem: to allow people to capture their experiences while traveling with beautiful photos via locally curated professional photographers. “We loved the company’s vision of providing photography services around the world in a personalized yet efficient manner, and believe there is a strong overlap ...
Immediate Media Co acquires Upper Street Events
Immediate Media Co acquires Upper Street Events
News from our family members at Burda's publishing house in the UK Immediate Media Co,  Immediate Media Co, the special interest content and platform company and since 2017 part of Hubert Burda Media, today announces the acquisition of Upper Street Events, one of the UK’s leading producers of consumer enthusiast events. The acquisition of Upper Street significantly strengthens Immediate’s strategic audience development capabilities. The alignment of the special interest events, such as craft, with Immediate’s existing portfolio of market leading brands creates exciting future growth opportunities. “The acquisition of Upper Street Events is a further ...
Prestige Ball 2018 - Asia's luxury event like no other
Prestige Ball 2018 – Asia’s luxury event like no other
Every year, partners, friends, advertisers and esteemed guests of Prestige Malaysia look forward with excitement to the Annual Prestige Ball, a Gala Dinner event held at The Majestic Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, this year's theme 'Sugar & Spice' was playful, fun and sophisticated. Prestige Malaysia's guests arrived on a long red carpet from the front steps, all the way to their seats, our guests were treated with a variety of on-point activation by event sponsors, including photo opportunities  and an amazing array of luxury brands pop-ups waiting to be discovered, ...
Lifestyle Asia Website
Lifestyle Asia unveils revamped website
ARTICLE BY ELSE YEO, BURDA DIGITAL 16 NOVEMBER, 2018 | SINGAPORE - Burda International Asia, housed under German media group Hubert Burda Media, announces the revamp of luxury lifestyle digital platform, Lifestyle Asia. After months of research and development, the publisher is thrilled to unveil a brand new layout and features. Lifestyle Asia’s new interface and platform was designed by digital creative agency, Wondersauce, with the latest market trends for a savvy audience. The intuitive and visually-driven aesthetic provides a more immersive experience, allowing readers to both locate information quickly and browse leisurely. Among its ...
Prestige Luxury Media of the Year
Prestige and AUGUSTMAN Singapore take home Gold at Asia Pacific Publishing Awards 2018
Singapore, 13 November 2018 – Burda Singapore received six awards from trade association Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) at its Awards Gala Dinner held at One Farrer Hotel on November 8, 2018. The Asia Pacific Publishing Awards (APPA) and MPAS Awards 2018 was held in Singapore at the One Farrer Hotel Grand Ballroom on Thursday 8 November 2018. The event was organised by Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) and the awards ceremony was attended more then 200 publishers and partners in the industry. The awards’ official sponsor is PressReader, represented by ...
The first DLD Singapore Conference at Capella Hotel on Sentosa
The first DLD Singapore Conference at Capella Hotel on Sentosa
Hotspot Singapore ARTICLE BY: Dorothee Stommel, Head of DIgital Communications at Burda OCT 20th 2018 - SINGAPORE, DLD Event - Diversity is the strength of the ASEAN states (Association of Southeast Asian Nations). The region has been recording high growth rates for years. The increasing economic importance of Southeast Asia and the ASEAN states' new focus on digitization are also of great interest to Burda. That's why DLD welcomed to the first DLD Singapore conference! Newbies and positive chaos A spontaneous questioning of DLD founder Steffi Czerny during her welcoming speech showed that more than half of the ...
Rubin Khoo, Associate Publisher, Burda Asia
The Importance of Education at Work
The Importance of Education at Work Article by: Phoebe Cheong 6 NOVEMBER, 2018 | HBM MALAYSIA - As the current Associate Publisher of Hubert Burda Media Malaysia, it’s hard to imagine that becoming a journalist was never part of Rubin Khoo’s initial plans. With a background in social psychology, his goal when he graduated was to become a child psychologist, with plans to either have his own practice or centre. “My goal was always to be in education,” he recollects fondly. “I had this vision that I wanted to make an ...
Prestige Thailand Celebrates 13th Anniversary with Tastemakers Ball 2018
Prestige Thailand Celebrates 13th Anniversary with Tastemakers Ball 2018
(Bangkok, Thailand) – The Thailand edition of luxury lifestyle magazine Prestige celebrated its 13th anniversary in the kingdom with a glamorous event on September 22 that acknowledged eight tastemakers for their special contributions in different spheres of society. Held in the Magnolia Ballroom of the recently opened Waldorf Astoria Bangkok, the 2018 Prestige Tastemakers Ball saw the cream of Bangkok society dressed to the nines, inspired by a Studio 54 dress code – an ode to an era of style, glamour and unadulterated indulgence. In the late 1970s, the famous ...
Celebrating the MEA's 60th anniversary, with a charity run by AUGMENT.
Celebrating the MEA’s 60th anniversary, with a charity run by AUGMENT.
Article by: Dominique Brouwer AUGUST 1, 2018 (Bangkok) MEA 60th Anniversary, 2018 The AUGMENT Thailand team is organizing a charity run for one of the biggest players in the electric power industry In Bangkok, The Metropolitan Electricity Authority.  Nontalikarn Suriyawat (Meow) and Naddhanin Charoenphol (Koong) from the Thailand Augment team, pitched their creative vision for the custom event format to the MEA and were awarded the project. The custom event will adopt the name: ‘60th Anniversary MEA Smart Run Smart Metro 2018’ and will be the very first large-scale sport ...
Lena Kwek, Burda Asia, Luxury Publishing, Singapore
Burda International Asia, announces new Managing Director of Print Publishing for Burda Singapore
Singapore, (August 7, 2018) Burda International Asia, a subsidiary of Hubert Burda Media, has announced the appointment of Lena Kwek as Managing Director of the Print Publishing unit of Burda Singapore Pte Ltd. This follows a reorganisation of the publisher’s leadership team, which was announced on April 12, 2018. Lena has more than 20 years of experience in the Singapore publishing industry; she was formerly General Manager of Sales at Edipresse Media and Atlas Press (T: The New York Times Magazine). She assumed her responsibilities on August 1, following the ...