World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


Fri - 27.02.2015

Publish Asia 2015


Publish Asia 2015


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Introduction to Event

Publish Asia is the leading newspaper industry event in Asia. It has gathered more than 400 media executives from various countries in many beautiful countries across Asia Pacific.

For its 15th edition, Publish Asia will be held in Bangkok from 28 - 30 April 2015. The CEO Conference for senior executives will be supplemented by 3 simultaneous events - Newsroom Summit Asia, Advertising Summit Asia and Printing Seminar - and will also feature a foyer exhibition, masterclasses and several networking opportunities.


CEO Conference
This conference is intended to help CEOs, managing directors and senior management executives benchmark their transformation strategies and to give them inspiring insights from media leaders. It will showcase innovative business models and concrete ideas for preserving the effectiveness and sustainability of news publishers’ print operations while building sound foundations for digital growth.

Advertising Summit
Marketing and advertising executives will benefit from this event. It will cover, via case studies and expert analysis, the specific challenges of the news media industry as it faces a radical transformation of its advertising models. The Advertising Summit will feature strategies and ideas that leading publishers have implemented in recent months in order to boost their advertising revenues, both in print and on digital platforms.

Newsroom Summit
Journalists worldwide are facing growing pressure to do more with less and maintain high editorial standards while reaching larger audiences on multiple platforms. The Newsroom Summit will tackle problems facing editors, managing editors, chief reporters, and all those who are involved in managing newsrooms in a multiple-media environment.

Printing and Production Seminar
The Printing and Production Seminar will feature recent innovations and best practices in newspaper production that can have a decisive impact on a news media group’s bottom line. This event is targeted to the technical and production directors, plant managers and IT heads.

Publish Asia will offer several one-day, in-depth, learning workshops on hot topics that are especially relevant to media companies’ Editorial, Digital and Advertising departments today.



  • Anita Zielina
    Journalist and Former Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Stern Magazine, Germany

    Anita Zielina is a journalist based in Hamburg, Germany and was, until recently, the Deputy...


  • Anita Zielina
    Journalist and Former Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Stern Magazine, Germany

    Anita Zielina is a journalist based in Hamburg, Germany and was, until recently, the Deputy...

  • Cherilyn Ireton
    Executive Director World Editors Forum, WAN-IFRA

    Cherilyn Ireton heads up the World Editors Forum, the global network for editors within...

  • Eamonn Byrne
    Business Director, The Byrne Partnership Ltd, UK

    Eamonn Byrne progressed through the advertising & commercial departments of prestigious...

  • Helena Phua
    Executive Vice President - APAC , International New York Times

    Currently holding the Executive Vice President position for Asia Pacific, she sits in the senior...

  • Mark Pope
    Managing Director, Dow Jones, Asia Pacific & Publisher, The Wall Street Journal Asia

    Mark Pope is managing director of Dow Jones and its business in Asia Pacific. He is also...

  • Stephen Rae
    Group Editor in Chief, INM, Ireland

    Stephen Rae is Group Editor in Chief of INM, Ireland’s largest media group. INM is the...

  • Thepchai Yong
    Group Editor-in-Chief, Nation Multimedia Group, Thailand

    Thepchai Yong is  Group Editor-in-Chief of  the Nation Multimedia Group,  one of...

  • Pichai Chuensuksawadi
    Editor-in-Chief, Bangkok Post, Thailand

    Pichai Chuensuksawadi has been Editor-in-Chief of The Post Publishing Public Company in Bangkok...

  • Maria A. Ressa
    CEO and Executive Editor, Rappler, Philippines

    Maria A. Ressa is the CEO and Executive Editor of Rappler, a social news network which uses a...

Further Information

Publish Asia 2015 offers several opportunities for Asian media professionals to meet, network and party. These include a welcome Reception, the Publish Asia Expo and the annual Asian Media Awards gala dinner, open to all delegates on a complimentary basis.


Delegates will be able to interact with vendors of services and equipments of the news media industry who will showcase the latest in technology and services offerings.

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited, the “Official Airline” for Publish Asia 2015 is pleased to offer special airfare on business and economy class for participants traveling on THAI operating flights from their point of origin to attend the conference.

Centara Grand Hotel at CentralWorld is the official hotel for Publish Asia 2015. The conference will be held in the Bangkok. The conference and summits will be held in the Bangkok Convention Centre located on the 23rd floor of Centara Grand Hotel at CentralWorld.


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

WAN-IFRA Asia Pacific
25 International Business Park
#04-110 German Centre
Singapore 609916
Tel: +65.6562-8440
Fax: +65-6562 8441


Date and Location

  • 28 Apr 2015 - 30 Apr 2015

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