World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

Publish Asia 2012


The annual gathering for the Asian newspapers and news publishing industry


Publish Asia 2012

Date and Location

  • 10 Apr 2012 - 12 Apr 2012


CEO Conference

WAN-IFRA Member: SGD 1620

Non Member: SGD 1980

Advertising, Newsroom & Printing Summits

WAN-IFRA Member: SGD 1260

Non Member: SGD 1620

Learning Workshops

Workshop Only

WAN-IFRA Member: SGD 540

Non Member: SGD 720

When Booked With Conference

WAN-IFRA Member: SGD 360

Non Member: SGD 540

Partner and Sponsors

Kindly supported by

Media Partners

Sub title

Publish Asia 2012 makes big bang in Bali!

Publish Asia 2012

H.E. the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Boediono, opens Publish Asia 2012 on 11 April 2012H.E. the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Boediono, opens Publish Asia 2012 on 11 April 2012718 newspaper executives from over 31 countries gathered in Bali for WAN-IFRA's 12th anual Asian conference. The event was opened by His Excellency the Vice President of Indonesia, Mr. Boediono.

With the theme of Shaping the Future of News Publishing, Publish Asia 2012 featured four concurrent conferences:CEO conferenceAdvertising Summit AsiaNewsroom Summit Asia and Printing Summit Asia

The conferences were supplemented by learning workshops and several networking functions including a welcome reception and a golf tournament. The prestigious Asian Media Awards were presented at the Gala Dinner.

Conference presentations

Publish Asia 2012 presentations are available for download on this website for the exclusive benefit of the conference participants. All registered delegates will receive a personal password in order to open the presentation pdf files.

Executive Summary

> A comprehensive Executive Summary of Publish Asia 2012's CEO Conference is available for all WAN-IFRA members. Click here to access the Executive Summary of the event.

> Non-members can access an abbreviated version of the Summary in return for a tweet or a Facebook entry about the event. Click on the picture below to send your tweet and download the abbreviated summary.

Event pictures

Click the links below to access photo galleries of some of the event's highlights:

Thank you to all Publish Asia 2012 participants, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors for contributing to make an outstanding success out of this event!

Contact information

For more information on Publish Asia ConferencePublish Asia Expo sponsorship and speaking opportunities, please contact:

WAN-IFRA Asia Pacific

25 International Business park

#04-110 German Centre

Singapore 609 916.

Tel. +65-6562 8440. Fax. +65-6562 8441

Contact information


  • Michael Cooke
    Editor-in-Chief of the Toronto Star
  • Raymond McRobbie
    Production Director, DC Thomson, UK
  • Allan Marshall
    CIO, Strategic Technology Solutions, Telegraph Media Group, UK
  • Shoma Chaudhury
    Managing Editor, Tehelka, India
  • Mike Savage
    Vice President, Content, Media Partners Asia, & Editor, The Asia Media Journal
  • Soren Ostergaard Sorensen
    Owner, Sorsoso Strategy & Advice
  • Jack Matthews
    CEO, Fairfax Media Metro Division
  • Roh Sung-hwan
    Director, Media Industry Department, Korea Press Foundation
  • Pelle Mattisson
    CEO, Stampen Media Partner
  • Muk Kwong Meng
    Senior Production Manager (Engineering), Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
  • Malou Mangahas
    Executive Director and Co-Founder, Philippines Centre for Investigative Journalism
  • Juan Señor, Partner, Innovation International Media Consulting Group, UK
    Juan Señor
    Partner, Innovation International Media Consulting Group, UK
  • Eamonn Byrne, Business Director, The Byrne Partnership Ltd, UK
    Eamonn Byrne
    Business Director, The Byrne Partnership Ltd, UK
  • Cliff Buddle
    Editor, Special Projects, South China Morning Post
  • Ross Dunkley
    Managing Director & Editor-in-Chief (E), Myanmar Consolidated Media Ltd.
  • Henrik Johansson
    Head of Business Development, Metro
  • Matthew A. Heller
    Strategic Business Development, Southeast Asia, Google
  • Dipankar Das Purkayastha
    Managing Driector & CEO, ABP Pvt Ltd, India
  • Michael Chalhoub
    Founder, Gulf Sports Media FZ-LLC, UAE
  • Sriram AL
    Executive Vice President - Asia, TELiBrahma
  • Bob Satchwell
    Executive director, Society of Editors
  • Chua Wee Phong
    Executive Vice President of Circulation, Singapore Press Holdings Limited
  • Jack Knadjian
    Managing Director, HJ Consulting, UK
  • Moritz Schwarz
    Senior Consultant, Kirchner + Robrecht management consultants GmbH
  • Manfred Werfel
    WAN-IFRA Deputy CEO, Germany
  • Sanat Hazra, Technical Director, Bennett, Coleman & Co, India
    Sanat Hazra
    Technical Director, Bennett, Coleman & Co, India
  • Farouq Affandi Bin Mamat
    Senior Production Manager, Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Berhad
  • Rahul Kansal
    Chief Marketing Officer, Bennett Coleman & Company Ltd
  • Jesse Morris
    Business Director, Asia Pacific, AD20NE Group Pty Ltd

Partner and Sponsors

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