For Immediate Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SINGAPORE, July 16th 2014 – MASS Connect and HEART MEDIA to launch WOW THAILAND magazine in December 2014
MASS Connect Ltd, a leading publisher in Thailand, is set to launch the Thai edition of WOW (World of Watches) in December 2014.
Owned by HEART MEDIA in Singapore, WOW is Singapore’s premier and most widely read luxury watch publication with regional editions in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. As part of a licensing agreement, MASS Connect will expand the publication’s reach in Thailand, serving watch collectors in Thailand’s major cities with the latest trends and features on the timepieces that they love. WOW Thailand will be a quarterly bilingual magazine (Thai / English languages).
The launch of WOW Thailand will take place in Bangkok in December 2014 and will gather celebrities, watch collectors, as well as the country’s top watch retailers.
Mr Ali Ziani, Managing Director of MASS Connect, says, “WOW is Singapore’s original and most prominent watch magazine. Since its launch in 2001, the magazine has always celebrated the passion of watch collectors and watchmakers alike. MASS Connect will be creating an engaging and vibrant magazine that will have the widest distribution in Thailand. WOW Thailand will provide credible and substantial readings to the fast growing number of affluent and discerning watch buyers.”
MASS Connect publishes a portfolio of five titles including Thailand’s leading high-end female fashion magazine L’OFFICIEL Thailand, as well as L’OPTIMUM Thailand, L’OFFICIEL Art, L’OFFICIEL Enfant and L’OFFICIEL Wedding.
CEO of HEART MEDIA, Olivier BURLOT, adds, “We are thrilled to be associated to the dynamic and highly-respected MASS Connect team for the launch of WOW Thailand. Already published in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam, WOW will further strengthen its clout in Asia and conquer new readers. Our commitment to quality and insightful reporting is paying off. Get ready for a strong inaugural issue that will surprise and please Thailand’s watch collectors and aficionados”.
About MASS Connect
MASS Connect publishes some of Thailand’s leading upscale magazines including L’OFFICIEL Thailand, the country’s most prominent high-end women’s fashion magazine, L’OPTIMUM Thailand, L’OFFICIEL Art, L’OFFICIEL Enfant, L’OFFICIEL Hommes, L’OFFICIEL Wedding and the soon to be launched, WOW Thailand. MASS Connect has a strong expertise on the high-end magazine market as well as in the digital space. The group has built a strong and consistent working relationship with all luxury, fashion and watch brands operating in Thailand.
For more information contact: [email protected]
Tel: +66 (0) 2650 9956
About HEART MEDIA
HEART MEDIA, the publisher of L’OFFICIEL Singapore, L’OFFICIEL Hommes Singapore, ART REPUBLIK, WOW (World of Watches), WOW Jewellery, MEN’S FOLIO, FORM, ROOM and PALACE magazines, is committed to publishing market-leading magazines and digital media which connect with the region’s affluent and brand-conscious consumer, through their chosen lifestyle activities. HEART MEDIA’s titles have established solid reputations in their respective sectors with illustrious track records. Each one has built a strong market presence across Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
With a vision to strengthen its regional growth and offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam and Shanghai, HEART MEDIA is regarded as one of Asia's fastest growing media and publishing houses.
All HEART MEDIA titles are also digitally available on MAGZTER via Apple iTunes and Google Play.
For more information, please visit: www.heart-media.com
Or contact us at [email protected]