Johor Bahru (ad-wow.com, 15 Jul 2006) - Last Saturday, more than 300 audience flooded the lecture hall in Foon Yew High School to witness the first WOW!Talk™ held in a high school premise.
Titled A Branding Guy from Foon Yew, the 3-hour talk was delivered by AdWOW! Group Managing Director, George Heng. He was invited by the school's Journalist society to give the audience a preview of the exciting world of branding and advertising. His talk also discussed how he learned from active participation in curriculum activities in school as well as his route to entrepreneurship. Guests who graced the event include students, lecturers, fellow professionals from the local creative industry and also the vice principal of Foon Yew High School.
""Insightful! I believe this talk will have a positive influence on the youth. Hopefully the students can take these valuable experience as significant advice for their future." Madam Xie, vice principal commented. "Inspiring! It's interesting to see how someone like George can accomplish so much yet still able to enjoy himself fully in this tough and long journey ." Added Vivienne Tan, student from Foon Yew.
"I hope my simple yet enjoyable 'success' story can help inspire the next generation to strive for their dreams with confidence and joy..." said George, during the post-talk interview. Althouh the talk ended past schedule, most of the audience (including students, parents, lecturers and the vice principal) remained to take pictures, seek autographs and catch up with George and his fellow AdWOWers!
""The response was overwhelming! 95.6%* of the attendees requested for more seminars such as this. We're deeply encouraged... we'll surely plan more events to share our ideas and stories very soon." Said Miss Tang, the event organizer of WOW!Talk™.
WOW!Talk's next destination will be Kuala Lumpur, where George and Co. are scheduled to conduct a 1-day leadership training for the corporate sector. Stay tuned for more updates from AdWOW! as they continue their mission to develop a platform to cultivate effective and impressive brand communication.
*Based on the feedback survey conducted on the audience after the talk.
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