Hong Kong – TEDxWanchai (www.tedx.com), one of Hong Kong's most established TEDx communities, has appointed international public relations firm Ruder Finn as its official communication partner in Hong Kong.
Building on the legacy of TED (Technology – Education – Design), independently organised TEDxWanChai promotes innovation and intellectual dialogue in Hong Kong by inviting thought leaders and experts in their own fields to share "Ideas Worth Spreading." Previous speakers at TEDxWanChai have included CEO of social entreprise Diamond Cab Mrs. Doris Leung, Creative and Programme Director of PMQ Mr. William To, and renowned Hong Kong-based artist Simon Birch.
Joining sponsors including Deutsche Bank, Thomson Reuters and The Women's Foundation, Ruder Finn will bring expertise in communication, digital marketing and stakeholder engagement to support ongoing marketing activities. A focus for 2015 will be TEDxWanchai's two primary events: TEDxWanchai Women (May 2015) and TEDxWanchai Main Stage (Q4,2015).
"We are delighted to partner with TEDxWanchai which is an active, vibrant, well-respected community,” said Charles Lankester, SVP Reputation Management at Ruder Finn Asia. "Like us, TedxWanchai is dedicated to looking ahead, answering the question ‘what’s next?’ Ruder Finn is focused on helping businesses and institutions transform the way they do business, go to market and reach the people who matter most through authentic, impactful communications
TEDxWanchai curator Vincent Ng expressed: "Over the past five years, TEDxWanchai has invited both influential and inspiring speakers to drive important conversations around key issues and breakthroughs relevant in Hong Kong and the world at large. We are now excited to partner with the team at Ruder Finn and share a common vision of innovation and momentum."