Singapore, 7 June, 2006 – CNBC, the world leader in business news, is the official broadcast media partner for Singapore Airshow 2008.
Singapore Airshow is the world’s largest airshow in Asia. Reputed as the must attend aviation and defence showcase in the industry global calendar, the airshow in Singapore provides an excellent platform for the industry's international buyers and sellers to seal billion-dollar deals, share perspectives on industry and technological trends as well as high level networking. With the new site at Changi East, exhibitors and visitors can expect many firsts in addition to a world-class experience.
“We are delighted with the partnership. Singapore Airshow is the biggest aviation and defence event in the region. It not only attracts the bellwethers, it is also a melting pot of the most innovative ideas in the industry,” said Jeremy Pink, President and Managing Director of CNBC Asia Pacific. “Being the official broadcast media partner of this show will give us exclusive access to movers and shakers, and latest happenings within the aviation businesses, giving our viewers unprecedented insights into this booming industry, and reinforcing our position as the world leader in business news.”
“This inaugural partnership between CNBC and Singapore Airshow is a synergy reflecting the global focus of both of the partners. Singapore Airshow 2008 will be a spectacular showcase, and with CNBC as our official broadcast media partner, we can ensure that our exhibitors and the Singapore Airshow have a direct communication conduit to reach a global audience,” said Jimmy Lau, Managing Director, Singapore Airshow.
The agreement includes first access to speaker and participants by CNBC at the event to facilitate editorial coverage, cooperative advertising, and marketing programs.
About CNBC Asia Pacific
In Asia Pacific, CNBC is headquartered in Singapore and is available in over 22 countries across the region and distributed to over 148 million households. CNBC Asia Pacific’s channels, include CNBC Asia, CNBC-TV18 (India), CNBC Pakistan and Nikkei-CNBC (Japan). CNBC also has a strategic alliance with China Business Network, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Shanghai Media Group. The channels are distributed via satellite, cable and terrestrial broadcast networks, as well as broadband. CNBC content is also distributed on the 3G platform through selective markets. For more information, please visit us at www.cnbcasia.com
About Singapore Airshow
Singapore Airshow is one of the top three airshows in the world, and the largest in Asia Pacific, offering a comprehensive showcase of static and flying displays spanning commercial aviation and defence technologies. Several high level conferences will also be held in conjunction with this premier show.
Singapore Airshow 2008 will be held from 19 to 24 February 2008.
Singapore Airshow & Events Pte Ltd, the organiser, is a joint venture between the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the Defence Science & Technology Agency (DSTA).
Please visit www.singaporeairshow.com.sg for more information.