For Immediate Release

C! PUBLISHING AND MEDIA GROUP and HEART MEDIA to launch WOW Philippines in April 2015

 World Of Watches Philippines To Launch In April 2015 1


SINGAPORE, February 24th 2015 – C! PUBLISHING AND MEDIA GROUP and HEART MEDIA to launch WOW PHILIPPINES magazine in April 2015

C! PUBLISHING AND MEDIA GROUP, a leading publisher in the Philippines, is set to launch the Filipino edition of WOW (World of Watches) in April 2015. The C! Group has been publishing the independent premium automotive monthly “C! Magazine” for thirteen years and has been publishing the premium independent watch and luxury monthly “Calibre Magazine” for ten years. The group also produces specialist publications and events.

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, Thailand and Vietnam. As part of a licensing agreement, C! PUBLISHING AND MEDIA GROUP will expand the publication’s reach in the Philippines, serving watch collectors with the latest trends and features on the timepieces that they love. WOW Philippines will be a special quarterly magazine published in English, bringing a regional view to the Philippine market alongside the established independent monthly Calibre Magazine.

Carl Cunanan, Managing Director of C! PUBLISHING AND MEDIA GROUP, says, “WOW is Singapore’s most prominent watch magazine. Since its launch in 2001, the magazine has always celebrated the passion of watch collectors and watchmakers alike. The C! PUBLISHING AND MEDIA GROUP has always believed that stoking the fires of enthusiasm and knowledge are the keys to long term development and growth.  We will be creating another engaging and vibrant magazine targeting a broad audience of watch lovers and watch collectors with this additional new title sitting and growing alongside our other publications. Respectful of the magazine’s original DNA and the passion of the C! Group, WOW Philippines will help us provide credible and substantial readings to the country’s fast growing number of affluent and discerning watch buyers. And, as we always have, we will not only feed the passions already there but we will attract whole new waves of fans and enthusiasts in a way that answers the needs of all parts of this industry. We have not yet begun to satisfy the demand we see coming.”

CEO of HEART MEDIA, Olivier BURLOT, adds, “We are thrilled to be associated to the dynamic and highly-respected C! PUBLISHING AND MEDIA GROUP team for the launch of WOW Philippines. Already published in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand 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 Philippines’ watch collectors and aficionados”.



Founded by Mr. Carl Cuninan in Manila, C! PUBLISHING AND MEDIA publishes a portfolio of titles which includes the Philippines’ best-selling car magazine C! as well as the well-established monthly watch publication CALIBRE.


HEART MEDIA, the publisher of WOW, WOW Jewellery, L’OFFICIEL Singapore, L’OFFICIEL Malaysia, L’OFFICIEL HOMMES Singapore, MEN'S FOLIO, ART REPUBLIK, FORM, ROOM, and PALACE is committed to publishing market leading magazines and digital media which connect with the region’s affluent and brand-conscious consumers 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, Indonesia and SEA.

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