StoryFest Online 2020 (17 to 27 July)

Storytelling is an art that has captivated audiences through the ages. Now you and your family can enjoy StoryFest Online 2020  right from home!
This year’s festival takes place from 17–27 July with the theme: The Heart of Story. Different facets of storytelling will be presented by familiar faces from the local spoken word scene as well as emerging talents.  

Gain helpful tips from sessions like ‘How to Tell Personal Stories for a Story Slam’.
As the teaser goes:
‘There’s always someone at a dinner party with a captivating story to tell and an audience’.

The young—and young at heart—can step into the world of puppetry whose inhabitants include string puppets, marionettes and ventriloquist puppets!
Presented by The Storytelling Centre Ltd and The Arts House, this digital edition of StoryFest celebrates the timelessness of the oral tradition amidst a pandemic. Check out the programme @ https://storyfestsg.com/2020

Have an enriching and fun-filled festival!

#SingaporeBlockchainWeek2020 (21 – 23 July 2020) – Free virtual summit tickets for Singapore Press Club members

Free Virtual Summit Tickets for Singapore Press Club members

Members are invited to attend the Singapore Blockchain Week Virtual Summit.

It will provide insights into the latest development involving the use of blockchain in the various industries including finance and government. The finance and fintech industries are some of the shining lights in the Singapore economy, which have been badly hit by trade and travel due to Covid- 19.  
The Virtual Summit is part of the Singapore Blockchain Week which takes place from 21-23 July 2020.  The event focuses on a rapidly developing phenomena of blockchain based finance, where using the technology, leading enterprises and government organizations are coming together to strengthen the backbone of global trade. Link: www.blockchainweek.com.sg 
Speakers include Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore, and Hester M. Peirce, Commissioner, US Securities and Exchange Commission, among others. 

 
An email with the exclusive registration link to attend for free has been sent to members. If you did not receive the EDM, you can email secretariat@pressclub.org.sg

Essential vs non-essential

Singapore Press Club - Institute of Public Relations of Singapore Webinar

Essential vs non-essential:

the value of media, PR and marketing professionals during this pandemic

Singapore Press Club and Institute of Public Relations of Singapore are delighted to invite you to our upcoming webinar event being held on Thursday, 16th July 2020 11am to 12 noon

This online panel discussion will dissect the uproar last month over social media managers/PR specialists, creatives and business professionals being listed as “non-essential” jobs when in fact, these roles are more relevant than ever to corporates and the community. Panelists will discuss the recent story against the backdrop of media/marcomms-related challenges faced during this pandemic and ways to tackle them.

Event details

Date: 16th July 2020 (Thursday)

Time: 11am to 12noon

Panelists:

  • Moderator: Ms Lau Joon-Nie, Vice President, Singapore Press Club  & Director, Asia, World Association of News Publishers
  • Mr. Justin Fong, Honorary Treasurer, IPRS & Director, Corporate Communications at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
  • Mr. Oo Gin Lee, Managing Director GLOO PR Pte Ltd (former veteran tech journalist for 15 years)
  • Dr. Natalie Pang, Senior Lecturer & Principal Investigator, NUS Department of Communications and New Media, NUS Centre for Trusted Internet and Community

This event is FREE and is by invitation only, however registration is essential to secure your place.

Please click to register.
Any issues with registration please email secretariat@pressclub.org.sg