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Web Wednesday Hong Kong v.56.0 – 14 March 2012

The next Web Wednesday meet is this coming Wednesday, 14 March 2012, at Bisous Hong Kong, 9th Floor, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, 0000 Central District, Hong Kong.

A regular and vocal member of the Web Wednesday audience, Peter Dingle will be sharing the future of computing, be it tablets, ultra-thin laptops, brain plug-ins or holographic touch screens. Peter is the Interactive Marketing Manager for Intel in APAC so has plenty of great and inside-out stories to share.

Check out Intel’s latest creative move, “Pop-Up Theatre” – 60 Ultrabooks, choreographed to create the first human digital billboard: http://popuptheater.intel.com/

As per usual, there’s a HK$100 entrance fee, which includes one complimentary drink, an enlightening talk, high-quality networking and the chance to win lucky draw prizes.

The event will start at 6:30pm and wind up around 9:30pm, with the talk/interview starting at 7:15pm.

Source : Web Wednesday Hong Kong

March 12, 2012 Posted by | Event, Hong Kong, Social Networking, Web Wednesday, Web Wednesday HK | , , , , | Leave a comment

Web Wednesday v.48 “CNNGo – A Travel Start-up!” @ Volar – 8 June 2011

The next Web Wednesday meet is this coming Wednesday,8 June, at Volar, Basement, 38-44 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong.

This week, Web Wesnesdat will be featuring an interview with Andrew Demaria, Editor-in-Chief of CNNGo (http://www.cnngo.com/), Turner International’s Asia-based online travel and lifestyle platform, which launched in late 2009. Based in Hong Kong, he manages a team of 18 staff and oversees more than 500 freelance contributors across nine countries, with sites in four languages.

The event will start at 6:30pm and wind up around 9:30pm, with the talk/interview starting at 7:15pm.

As per usual, there’s a HK$100 entrance fee, including one complimentary drink.

Source : Web Wednesday Hong Kong

June 7, 2011 Posted by | Blogroll, Event, Hong Kong, Web Wednesday, Web Wednesday HK | , , | Leave a comment

Web Wednesday v.47 @ Volar – 4 May 2011

The next Web Wednesday meet is this coming Wednesday, 4 May, at Volar, Basement, 38-44 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong.

This week, Web Wesnesdat will be featuring an interview with Gerd Leonhard, CEO of TheFuturesAgency.

The event will start at 6:30pm and wind up around 9:30pm, with the talk/interview starting at 7:15pm.  Gerd will talk about the dramatic changes in our consumption of media and entertainment and why and how people will pay for it. He will define some of the megatrends (globally and with a special focus on Asia) and share some of the key foresights he has gained in working with over 100 clients.

As per usual, there’s a HK$100 entrance fee, including one complimentary drink.

Source : Web Wednesday Hong Kong

May 3, 2011 Posted by | Blogroll, Event, Hong Kong, Web Wednesday, Web Wednesday HK | , , , | Leave a comment

Web Wednesday v.46 @ Volar – 13 April 2011

The next Web Wednesday meet is this coming Wednesday, 13 April, at Volar, Basement, 38-44 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong.

This week, Web Wesnesdat will be featuring an interview with Jean-Jacques Verdun, Founder of deltabridges.com, Macau After Work and co-organiser of the Beishan Jazz Festival.

The event will start at 6:30pm and wind up around 9:30pm, with the talk/interview starting at 7:15pm.

As per usual, there’s a HK$100 entrance fee, including one complimentary drink and the chance to win lucky draw prizes.

Source : Web Wednesday Hong Kong

April 11, 2011 Posted by | Blogroll, Event, Hong Kong, Social Networking, Web Wednesday, Web Wednesday HK | , , , | Leave a comment

Web Wednesday HK (April) Postponed to 13 April 2011

For those who follow Web Wednesday Hong Kong closely, please note that the regular monthly meet-up for April is rescheduled to 13 April 2011.  For more details, check out their website (http://www.webwednesday.hk/) or follow them on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2402714948)

April 6, 2011 Posted by | Event, Hong Kong, Web Wednesday, Web Wednesday HK | , , | Leave a comment

Web Wednesday v.36 @ Volar – 5 May 2010 – sioksiok

The next Web Wednesday meet is this coming Wednesday, 5 May, at Volar, Basement, 38-44 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong.

For WW’s third birthday, WW have the pleasure of bringing you acclaimed filmaker Siok Siok Tan, who’s latest creation is “Twittamentary”, a crowd-sourced documentary about how the real-time web is changing social encounters around the world.
More on the documentary: http://www.twittamentary.com/
Siok (@sioksiok) describes herself as “a filmmaker, entrepreneur and a honorary geek with a deep passion for great storytelling in the age of real time web”. She is also an internet entrepreneur who has built Niurenku, an online video venture in China focused on sports, music and youth culture. Siok previously worked as an executive producer for Discovery Channel in Asia,. The shows she produced have clinched more than a dozen awards and nominations at the Asian TV awards and the Golden Bell Awards.Siok has also been a visiting lecturer at the Beijing Film Academy, where she directed a documentary about the Beijing Olympics with the assistance of her students. Siok holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honors) in Comparative Literature from Brown University, USA.

The mixer will kick off at 6:30pm and wind up around 9:30pm, with the interview starting at 7:15pm.

As per usual, there’s a HK$100 entrance fee, including one complimentary drink. Web Wednesday’s lovely assistant, Vivian, will issue receipts if you need one. (For students, you can get in for HK$50 without free booze). Thereafter, all standard drinks will be charged at special happy hour prices.

Web Wednesday will donate 10% of entrance fees to help fund the completion of Twittamentary.

Source : Web Wednesday Hong Kong

May 2, 2010 Posted by | Event, Hong Kong, Web Wednesday | , , | Leave a comment

Web Wednesday v.35 @ Volar – 21 April 2010 – aNobii

The next Web Wednesday meet is this coming Wednesday, 21 April, at Volar, Basement, 38-44 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong.

Given the renewed buzz about ebooks created by the recently launched iPad, I thought it only fitting to invite Greg Sung, the Founder and CEO of aNobii – “the neatest thing for booklovers since paper”, to speak at this month’s social mixer on Wednesday 21st April at Volar Bar & Club, Basement, 38-44 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong.

Greg will explain how he has successfully tapped into people’s passion for reading to create a community of digital bookworms, who have shared over 19 million titles via personalised bookshelves. We will also discuss how aNobii is using barcordes and iPhones to make the reading and book ordering experience so much more convenient.

Visit: http://www.anobii.com/iphoneapp

The mixer will kick off at 6:30pm and wind up around 9:30pm, with the interview starting at 7:15pm.

As per usual, there’s a HK$100 entrance fee, including one complimentary drink. Web Wednesday’s lovely assistant, Vivian, will issue receipts if you need one. (For students, you can get in for HK$50 without free booze). Thereafter, all standard drinks will be charged at special happy hour prices.

Web Wednesday will donate 10% of entrance fees to Oxfam Hong Kong.

Source : Web Wednesday Hong Kong

April 15, 2010 Posted by | Event, Hong Kong, Web Wednesday, Web Wednesday HK | , , , , | Leave a comment

Web Wednesday v.32 @ Backstage Live Restaurant – 6 January 2010 – How to become an eBay millionaire?

The next Web Wednesday meet is this coming Wednesday,  6th January at a Backstage Live Restaurant, 1/F Somptueux Central, 52-54 Wellington Street, Central.

The topic is “how to become an eBay millionaire?” with Benjamin Mark Wee, also known as “That eBay Guy”, the Singaporean entrepreneur who successfully broke down barriers between online and offline retail, and made wads of money from doing so..

The night kicks off at 6:30pm and ends around 9:30pm, there’s a HK$100 entrance fee, including one complimentary drink. Receipts will issue if you need one. (For students, you can get in for HK$50 without free booze). Thereafter, all standard drinks will be charged at a special discount of HK$40 each. 10% of the entrance fees will be donated to Oxfam’s Unwrapped Gift Campaign, providing sheep and goats to poor farmers in China. Send your own goat here: http://oxfamunwrapped.oxfam.org.hk/

Source : Web Wednesday Hong Kong

January 4, 2010 Posted by | Event, Hong Kong, Web Wednesday, Web Wednesday HK | , , | Leave a comment

Web Wednesday v.30 @ Roxie – 6 November 2009 – “Ma Yin Jeo 2.0 – Secrets of Running a Successful Online Presidential Campaign” with Charles Chuang

FRIDAY 6th November at a NEW VENUE, Roxie (formerly, the saucy strip club “Goodfellas”), Ground Floor, No 24-30 Ice House Street, Central (just down the street from The Fringe Club and the F.C.C.).

The topic is “Ma Yin Jeo 2.0 – Secrets of Running a Successful Online Presidential Campaign” with Charles Chuang, Taiwanese Internet entrepreneur and open source social enterprise activist.

The night kicks off at 6:30pm and ends around 9:30pm, there will be an entrance fee of HK$100, unless you’re a bona-fide student, in which case it’s HK$50. This includes one complimentary drink. All other drinks are at Happy Hour prices. 10% of entrance fees to Habitat for Humanity’s work in China: http://www.habitatchina.org/e/default_home.asp

Source : Web Wednesday Hong Kong

November 5, 2009 Posted by | Event, Hong Kong, Web Wednesday, Web Wednesday HK | , , | Leave a comment

Web Wednesday v.28 @ Volar – 2 September 2009

This month’s feature – an interview with Hong Kong’s leading Twitter Star, Jay Oatway, the face behind @jayoatway, @portension, @chargedmobi, and lead organiser of Twestival Hong Kong (@twestivalhk) and meet some unusual local proponents of Twitter, the microblogging phenomenon that in the past 12 months has grown from 2 million to 40 million users!

The night kicks off at 6:30pm and ends around 9:30pm, there will be an entrance fee of HK$100, unless you’re a bona-fide student, in which case it’s HK$50. This includes one complimentary drink. All other drinks are at Happy Hour prices. 10% of the receipt will go to a children’s charity.

Venue: Volar, Basement, 38-44 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central.

You can sign up here: http://is.gd/yBxr

Source : Web Wednesday Hong Kong

September 1, 2009 Posted by | Blogroll, Event, Hong Kong, Social Networking, Web Wednesday, Web Wednesday HK | , , , , | Leave a comment

Web Wednesday v.26 @ Volar – 2 July 2009

Topic: “Ben 10: creating a new multimedia cartoon empire“, interview with Benjamin Grubbs, Regional Head of Interactive Media for Turner Entertainment Networks Asia (owners of Cartoon Network Asia).

The night kicks off at 6:30pm and ends around 9:30pm, there will be an entrance fee of HK$100, unless you’re a bona-fide student, in which case it’s HK$50. This includes one complimentary drink. All other drinks are at Happy Hour prices. 10% of the receipt will go to a children’s charity.

Venue: Volar, Basement, 38-44 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central.

You can sign up here: http://is.gd/yBxr

Source : Web Wednesday Hong Kong

July 2, 2009 Posted by | Event, Hong Kong, Social Networking, Web Wednesday, Web Wednesday HK | , , | Leave a comment

First 2 Forward – 17 June 2009

F2F
First 2 Forward is…

Two top creative directors. Five rounds of competition. One event that reveals the freshest, funniest, and freakin’ coolest stuff from around the Web.

Join us the third Wednesday of every month to find out who’s got the hottest links in Hong Kong.

First 2 Forward is a spin-off event of Web Wednesday, the No. 1 community for Asian Digerati. (http://www.webwednesday.asia)

First 2 Forward就是由城中兩位出色的創意總監,進行五個回合的激戰,誓要以

最快速度,將網上最千奇百怪、搞鬼惹笑、怪誕瘋狂的網上資料公諸同好!

比賽將於每個月的第三個星期三舉行,想知道哪一位參加者能夠找到最多網上人氣連結?立即參加就可以!

First 2 Forward是由亞洲首屈一指的數碼媒體組織Web Wednesday策動,想知更多關於這個組織的資料,請即登入http://www.webwednesday.asia

First 2 Forward – Match#1
Wednesday, June 17

Thierry Halbroth, Sr CD, McCann Erickson
Vs.
Mark Ringer, ECD, TBWA\Tequila

It’s like a TV game show. It’s like a creative team show n’ tell. It’s like nothing you’ve ever seen.

Don’t miss this fun new event that reveals the freshest, funniest, and freakin’ coolest stuff from around the Web.

Come and cheer for your favorite contestant and help decide who wins!

Prizes from Adobe!
The winner takes home Adobe Creative Suite 4 Premium. The runner-up gets Photoshop Lightroom 2.

Free admission. Discounted drinks!

First 2 Forward – Match #1
2009年6月17日

這個比賽就好像電視遊戲節目一樣,由兩位參加者進行比賽,內容與網上資料有關,保證你前所未見!

得勝者將可獲贈由Adobe送出的免費軟件!

誰勝誰負由你主宰!
為你心愛的參賽者打氣,為賽果投下決定性的一票。

免費入場

June 15, 2009 Posted by | Event, Hong Kong, Web Wednesday | , , | Leave a comment

Web Wednesday is Tonight, 9 January 2008

Web Wednesday V8.0 will be held at the Lotus Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge on 37-43 Pottinger Street, Central Hong Kong. The event will kick of at 6:30 p.m. with a sofa session interview at 7pm and continue until your throat runs dry!

Guest speaker for the sofa session interview will Mr. P.K. Chan, CEO of Team and Concepts Limited, a local Hong Kong software development house that has developed an award-winning online spreadsheet service, called “EditGrid”, found at www.editgrid.com.

This Web 2.0 collaborative tool was launched in April 2006 and has already generated 50,000+ users worldwide. Remarkably, one of their financial spreadsheet creators has generated 1 million views!

You can read their blog posting here:
http://blog.editgrid.com/archives/345

EditGrid is a Winner of the Red Herring 100 Asia 2007 Awards
http://blog.editgrid.com/archives/314

And one of the five finalists of the Crunchies Best Enterprise Start-up, alongside 37 signals and zoho!
http://blog.editgrid.com/archives/386

The sofa session interview will focus on how to launch, fund and grow a start-up enterprise out of Hong Kong.

For more information in Web Wednesday Hong Kong, please visit their site at http://www.webwednesday.hk/

January 9, 2008 Posted by | Event, Web Wednesday, Websites | , | Leave a comment

   

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