Hill+Knowlton Strategies Singapore appointed strategic communications consultant

8 May, 2012


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SINGAPORE — Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K Strategies), a full service international communications consultancy, has been appointed to drive an integrated communications campaign for the third edition of World Cities Summit, the fifth edition of Singapore International Water Week and the inaugural CleanEnviro Summit Singapore.

The three global events are being co-located for the first time this year at Sands Expo &
Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands, in Singapore. Co-location allows policy makers,
business leaders and experts from around the world to meet to address pressing water,
environment and city planning issues in a holistic manner.

The three events will showcase the latest innovations in urban planning, water and clean
environment solutions. Distinguished speakers from around the world will also be sharing the
latest trends and insights on building more liveable and sustainable cities at various plenary
sessions and business forums.

Mr Jimmy Lau, Managing Director, Experia Events, the appointed event organiser of World
Cities Summit and Singapore International Water Week said, “Hosting World Cities Summit,
Singapore International Water Week and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore together is just one
example of how Singapore is leading the way globally in taking a holistic approach to
sustainable urban development. We are delighted to partner H+K Strategies and share our
perspective and expertise in shaping the events’ global representation where policy makers and industry leaders across multiple sectors can come together to find integrated solutions to some of the world’s most pressing urbanisation challenges.”

Mr Aloysius Arlando, CEO of Singex Exhibition Ventures, which is appointed to organise the
inaugural CleanEnviro Summit Singapore and WasteMET Asia, said, “As many Asian cities
begin to urbanise, there will be vital opportunities and challenges in managing the various
environmental issues faced by every modern city. We are pleased to partner H+K Strategies on the first occasion that World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and
CleanEnviro Summit Singapore are being held concurrently under one roof. Our collective aim
is to highlight the fact that waste management effort must be a core feature of every urban
centre's agenda for sustainable development.”

Mr Baey Yam Keng, Managing Director of H+K Strategies Singapore added, “We are pleased to be appointed by the organising committees of World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore to drive the integrated communications campaign. Working on these three global, hallmark events will add to our track record in strategic communications campaigns for large-scale international events that combine thought leadership, industry innovation and high-level networking, such as the Singapore Airshow 2010 & 2012, IMDEX Asia 2011, Singapore International Water Week 2011, and World Orchid Conference 2011. This also enhances our capabilities in the fast developing and increasingly important fields of urban development and sustainability.”

World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore will run from 1 to 5 July 2012. For more information and accreditation, visit:

www.worldcitiessummit.com.sg  
www.siww.com.sg  
www.cleanenvirosummit.sg  


Contact
Baey Yam Keng
Managing Director
Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Singapore
+65 6390 3333

About Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Inc. is a leading international communications consultancy, providing services to local, multinational and global clients. The firm is headquartered in New York, with 85 offices in 46 countries, as well as an extensive associate network. The agency is part of WPP, one of the world's largest communications services groups.

About World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and CleanEnviro
Summit Singapore

Held concurrently during the first week of July 2012 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore will provide an integrated global platform for government leaders and industry experts to share solutions for sustainable urban development and the latest innovations in water and clean environment solutions. The co-location of the three events will enable exhibitors and participants to explore synergies, network and forge partnerships with a wider range of global industry leaders, policy makers and experts. Together, the three events showcase Singapore’s global thought leadership in sustainable development.

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