Events

Spikes Asia Awards Announced

Following three days dedicated to inspiring and enabling creativity, Spikes Asia 2015 concluded the evening of September 11 with a packed Awards Ceremony at the Ritz Carlton Singapore. Addressing the audience at the event, Lions Festivals CEO, Philip Thomas thanked

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4,351 Entries Received into Spikes Asia; Innovation Shortlist Announced

Spikes Asia, the Festival and Awards celebrating creative excellence across APAC, has recently announced that 4,351 entries from 23 countries have been received across the 18 categories this year. Increases were seen in the Media and PR categories, while Film

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Technology, Gender & Talent to be Tackled on the Smaller Stages at Spikes Asia

Forums, TechTalks & Masterclasses provide practical training and insights The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity will run three content streams throughout this year’s Festival including a new Silent Stage format which will host the programme of forums, sponsored by Cinime,

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3rd Bangladesh Investment Summit, Asia to be held on 1st September 2015 in Singapore

Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh and The City Bank Limited announced the 3rd Bangladesh Investment Summit, Asia. This summit will be organized by FinanceAsia in association with AsianInvestor and is scheduled to be held on 1st September 2015 in Singapore. Standard

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7th Berger Award for Excellence in Architecture Competition Announced

On 10 August, 2015, Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited (BPBL), in association with Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB), arranged a “Meet the Press” program at Lamda Hall of Gulshan Club to announce the commencement of 7th BERGER AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN

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Standard Chartered AGROW Award 2015 Honours Farmers & Institutions in Agriculture Sector of Bangladesh  

Standard Chartered Bank, Bangladesh honoured individuals and institutions who served as outstanding examples in the agriculture sector of Bangladesh in recent time through the second AGROW Award. An award ceremony was organized at The Westin Hotel Dhaka. Begum Matia Chowdhury, MP,

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The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity Opens for Registration

Celebrating and inspiring Asia-Pacific creativity in advertising. Suntec City, Singapore, 9-11 September 2015. Building on 28 years of the illustrious Spikes Awards, the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity is the result of a collaboration between the Lions Festivals, organisers of

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RICHARD CURTIS AND SIR JOHN HEGARTY TO UNVEIL FIRST EVER GLOBAL CINEMA AD CAMPAIGN AT CANNES LIONS

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, which started on Sunday, will this year welcome advertising legend and BBH founder Sir John Hegarty, and celebrated filmmaker and humanitarian Richard Curtis, as they unveil details of the creation and distribution of

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BRAC Bank-Samakal Shahitya Puroshkar 2014 Held

Harishangkar Jaldas, Sushmita Islam and Muzib Erom have won ‘BRAC Bank-Samakal Shahitya Puroshkar 2014’. Harishangkar Jaldas won the award for his book ‘Protidondi’ in poetry and novel category, Sushmita Islam for her book ‘Amar Dinguli’ in essay, autobiography, travel story and

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Went for Knowledge

More than 300 students from 22 renowned private and public universities came in search of insightful from the best marketing global minds in the student only “Go for Knowledge” seminar.  Go for Knowledge is a timely initiative of Bangladesh Brand

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GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2015 SHATTERS PREVIOUS RECORDS

With More Than 93,000 Visitors, Attendance Up By Nine Per Cent Over Mobile World Congress 2014 The GSMA on 5th March 15, 2015, reported that more than 93,000* visitors from 200 countries attended the 2015 Mobile World Congress at the

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Ekushey Boi Mela: Commemorating the Language Struggle

By Tashfia Rawnak Anika Tension was slowly building up in 1948 when Mohammed Ali Jinnah, at a gathering in University of Dhaka, declared that only Urdu would be the state language of Pakistan. Disregarding the language spoken by around 60%

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5th Standard Chartered-Financial Express CSR Award

Recognizing and Encouraging Corporate Commitment to Society   The Standard Chartered–Financial Express CSR Award was established in 2006 as a medium to encourage and honour effective and innovative corporate social initiatives that are positively impacting the development of Bangladesh. CSR

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