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October 2019

Agency Leaders Attend Rigorous Cooking Class in the Spirit of Team Building

Asia Pacific MD Caroline Hsu led a three-day regional summit last week. After two days of discussions, brainstorming, and yes, a “few” PowerPoint presentations, day three gave new meaning to the phrase, “If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen.” Breaking into four teams, participants cooked a traditional four-course Thai meal: Tom [...]

September 2019

Opening the Doors to Our New Digs in Taiwan 抵家

By Stephanie Yang, Account Director, Hoffman Taiwan On a burning hot summer day, Hoffman Taiwan held a housewarming party at our new office — which happens to have one of the best views of Taipei. The photo above, fit for a postcard, was taken from our office on the 30th floor during the big event. [...]

Translating a Silicon Valley Culture in Japan

By Shingo Nomura, Vice President, North Asia for The Hoffman Agency I joined The Hoffman Agency to lead its Japan office in 2002. After roughly four years at a traditional local PR company in Japan, I found the idea of blending a Silicon Valley mentality with the Japanese way quite appealing. While I didn’t understand exactly [...]

June 2019

Tech Journalists in Hong Kong Share Insights with PR in Mind

Hong Kong continues to serve as an important media hub for Asia. With this in mind, Alessandra Tinio, an account director in our Hong Kong office, summarized a panel she attended that featured three tech journalists: Lulu Yilun Chen: Senior reporter with Bloomberg in Hong Kong, covering technology. A regular commentator on Bloomberg TV and [...]

February 2019

The Secret Sauce Behind Global Collaboration

To “borrow” a line, offices don’t work with each other. People work with each other. With this in mind, the Agency has taken steps in its operation and implemented several programs all in the name of helping staff members get to know their colleagues in other offices around the world. One of these programs is [...]

January 2019

Chinese New Year Greetings

A short note to wish all those celebrating the Chinese New Year a relaxing break. This is the Year of the Pig. Considered a symbol of wealth, the pig’s chubby face and big ears serve as symbols of fortune. The pig is also considered a realistic creature and one who puts actions behind [...]

October 2018

What Is a Japanese Press Club (Kisha Kurabu)?

Implementing a media relations campaign in Japan is not an exercise for the squeamish. In the U.S., PR cold-calls journalists on a daily basis. In comparison, PR in Japan would rarely reach out to a journalist without a proper introduction. When it comes to media relations, nothing captures the “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re notin Kansas [...]

September 2018

Mid-Autumn Festival Send-off

Mid-Autumn Festival Send-off   We wish you a happy Mid-Autumn Festival.   Here come the actions behind the words.  

December 2016

호프만에이전시, 아시아 진출 20주년 맞아

세계적인 테크놀로지 전문 PR회사 호프만에이전시는 2016년 11월, 아시아 진출 20주년을 맞이했다고 밝혔다. 호프만에이전시는 1994년 현대전자산업(현 SK하이닉스)의 아시아 프레스 투어를 계기로 1996년 11월 싱가포르에 첫 오피스를 열며 아시아 지역에 진출했다. 아시아, 유럽, 미국에 위치한 오피스에서 약 1천1백오십만 달러(한화 약 136억) 상당의 수익을 창출했으며, 2012년부터 매년 평균 9%의 성장률을 기록하고 있다. 특히, 총 [...]

August 2016

How We Roll in Asia, The First 20 Years

Creating a timeline covering 20 years is fraught with peril. On the pragmatic side, how much does anyone really remember from, say, 1999? If we had known back in 1996 that we would be putting together a timeline in 2016 commemorating 20 years in the region, we would have systematically captured [...]