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Research shows that large corporations in Hong Kong are neglecting the value of their No.1 digital asset - their corporate website - to market themselves effectively online, and are falling behind in areas that range from mobile responsiveness to engaging online annual report content. Although easy to overlook, the online platform through which a company communicates and interacts with key stakeholders such as investors, partners, regulators, potential recruits and the media and broader public, could potentially make or break a company's brand.

At this luncheon seminar, Wendy Choy and Nick Read of MerchantCantos, will share their insights on the trends with corporate digital performance. They will also provide advice on which aspects of corporate websites to focus on in order to stand out in today's digital-first landscape.

Key topics covered include:
• The value of corporate digital channels in building trust
• Comparison of research data on website communication performance of companies in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom
• A look at some best practice examples from a selection of global companies that are leading the way

Speaker(s) Wendy Choy, Director (Client Services), MerchantCantos
Wendy is a Director with for MerchantCantos-- Brunswick's creative communications agency. She brings with her over ten years' experience advising global and regional communications for corporate, financial services and consumer brands.

Wendy was previously the Lead for Marketing Communications at a Singapore transport services company, where she led integrated campaigns, mobile app development, and website projects. Before that, she held communications planning roles with Ogilvy, Finsbury and FTI in Hong Kong, as well as with Ogilvy in Singapore and Yangon. Her clients have included, Alibaba, Ant Financial, AIIB, COFCO, FWD, HSBC, Melco, Shanda, UPS, Unilever and WTT.

Nick Read, Technical Project Manager, MerchantCantos
Nick is a Technical Project Manager with MerchantCantos, responsible for the delivery of digital projects in Hong Kong. Since joining, Nick has managed projects with clients including Alibaba, Ant Financial and PCG Group and has provided digital consultation for several listed companies across Asia.

Nick was previously Associate Director of Digital Butter, a leading boutique digital agency in Hong Kong, where he managed full-cycle web projects and oversaw accounts for both local and international clients including Blackrock and Manulife. He also worked extensively with the Hong Kong Rugby Union and Hong Kong Sevens delivering a range of digital solutions over a period of 5 years.
Language English
Date and Time 2019/10/03 12:30 to 14:00
Venue Chamber Theatre, 22/F United Centre
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Enquiries Stephanie Kwan
Tel: 28231246
Fee Members @ HK$190 / Non-Members @ HK$400
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
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