Following the announcement of being an e-commerce partner of the Asian Bloggers and Social Media Conference 2010 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last week, a press conference was held on 26 July to announce the event. As the conference’s e-commerce partner, QNet was represented by Regional Director Mr Kuna Senathirajah, on the panel. He spoke about how QNet has realised the significance of social media in building customer relationships and has made great strides in improving our communication with our global customer base through various social media channels.

The following two newspapers covered the event, featuring a picture of the panellists that includes Mr Kuna.

  1. Nanyang Siang Pau
  2. China Press

Summary of translation of the articles:

China Press and Nanyang Siang Pau

The Asian Bloggers and Social Media Conference will be launched on 28 – 29 July at Times Square, Kuala Lumpur, which aims to educate social media users and bloggers how to explore business opportunities via the Internet. The 2-day event, organised by My Event International, has gained support from the Federal Territories and Urban Well-Being and Higher Education Ministry, Cyber Security Malaysia, and the Multi-Media Development Corporation.

At this conference, many famous bloggers and social media experts will share their thoughts on how to utilise social media to strengthen an organisation’s  performance. Renowned speakers include Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad, Air Asia CEO Datuk Tony Fernandes, and many more. My Events Group Chief Executive Officer, Shahul Hameed Shaik Dawood, said they expect about 400 participants to attend this event.

Building Social Network Connectivity

As an entrepreneur, social media can reduce cost and provide a great business platform. Attendees such as Berjaya Hotel Sales Marketing Director Mondi Mecja; Celcom Chief Marketing Officer Chee Pok Jin; Asia e-University e-marketing head Yazmeen Abd Razak; Shahul Hameed; QI Regional Director Kuna Senathirajah; and Kinkybluefairy.com owner Joyce Wong were some of the main speakers.

This conference aims to educate participants on how to build their brand names via the social network, how to effectively communicate with bloggers to explore business opportunities, and how to bridge a better relationship via social media networks.