Social TV Forum Visits Singapore: TV Apps, Widgets and Augmented Experiences

After the great success in London in March 2010, the Social TV Forum is continuing its journey to the Asian TV applications and widgets market ( opening its doors at Suntec in Singapore on 22nd September 2010.

The one day conference will feature a free to attend exhibition showcasing the latest Social TV and social media trends such as the rapidly emerging TV apps marketplace, what social media offers the TV industry and will it bring new interactivity for broadcasters.

The growth and development in this emerging market has been explosive with the European TV widget and application market expected to be worth over €1 billion by 2013.  “By 2013, TV applications have the potential to generate over $1.7 billion in annual revenue,” says Keith Nissen, In-Stat analyst.

“Europe is not the only region experiencing rapid growth surrounding Social TV, indeed Asia has seen development in this area.  Leading Asian manufacturers have all been creating televisions that are not only internet ready, but also ready to accommodate widgets and applications that enable an augmented TV experience.” commented Ian Johnson, MD Six Degrees Events.

Some of the industry’s most knowledgeable speakers have confirmed their participation including:

  • · Fotini Paraskakis, Director of Production, Fremantle Media Asia
  • Blake Chandlee, VP & Commercial Director, EMEA, Facebook
  • Pooja Arora, Brand Manager, P&G
  • Thomas Crampton, Asia-Pacific Director, 360 Digital Influence, Ogilvy Public Relations

Alongside the conference the event will feature an exhibition showcasing all the latest in Social TV and Social Media trends, from agencies to technology providers.

The Social TV Asia Forum is co-located at the Social Media World Forum Asia ( on 22-23 September 2010.

To take advantage of the early booking discount of 25%, delegates need to register by 22nd August 2010 on