On November 25, professionals from diverse fields and backgrounds will come together to explore the future of their industries at the MOBILE FESTIVAL 2013. The event, to be held at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay, will showcase mobile’s power in transforming every aspect of business--from marketing, media, commerce, customer care, and even business models.
Amy Saper, International Partner, TWITTER
Danile Lee, Vice Director of Digital Projects - Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Afica, MCDONALD’S
Valli Lakshmanan, Global Head, Mobext
Rushit Jhaveri, Senior Manager - Asia Pacific, FREMANTLE MEDIA
Christian Geissendoerfer, CEO and Founder, YOOSE
Mia Icasiano-Bulatao, CRM Head and Junior Vice President, LBC EXPRESS
Reuben Ravago, Chief Innovations Officer, SSI Group
More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.
Another highlight of the event is “The Pitch,” the first local competition for mobile marketing strategy. The Pitch will be participated in by select students of the Mobile Marketing Academy, where they will be given 24 hours to solve a real business challenge through mobile during a preliminary round.
The teams will have the opportunity to present their ideas during the Mobile Festival, to a jury composed of advertising and marketing heads. Winners will receive over USD 2,000 worth of prizes, and the distinction of creating the next great mobile idea.
“The Mobile Festival will showcase the best of mobile thinking and its transformative power,” said Arthur Policarpio, Head of Mobext Asia-Pacific and Co-Chairman of the Mobile Festival. “We want people to discover how far mobile has gone--from being a communication device to a tool that can transform businesses, industries, and lifestyles.”
For Hans Roxas Chua, CEO of e-Learning Edge and Co-Chairman of the Mobile Festival, said: “It is important for us to double our efforts in bringing mobile learning in the country because globally, it is becoming the new must-have for brands and businesses. With our unique event format, participants will get practical and first-hand advice from those who have cracked the mobile code in their respective industries.”
Registration is already open for the Mobile Festival 2013, and marketers, retailers, agencies, entrepreneurs, start-up owners, and students are all invited to attend.
Corporate packages are available for groups and companies. For more details, contact Christian Miguel at +632 219 0786, or email email@example.com.
The Mobile Festival 2013 is co-organized by Mobext and e-Learning Edge and is supported by major organizations such as the Philippine Association of National Advertisers (PANA) and the Philippine Retailers Association (PRA).
To learn more about the Mobile Festival, visit the website at http://mobilefestival.org/