Sunday, April 30, 2017

SushiVid Crunch Event

Many bloggers and youtubers were invited to the SushiVid Crunch Event at The Bee, Publika on 29th April 2017. This was a gathering for youtubers, bloggers, instagrammers, social media influencers to learn how to create quality content and grow through sponsorships.

The social media influencer workshop was organised by SushiVid, a platform connecting brands to social media influencers. SushiVid is Southeast Asia's leading influencer marketplace. With over 500 content creators, SushiVid helps brands scale and simplify the process of launching and managing an influencer campaign by providing YouTube analytics to gauge the effectiveness of a campaign. SushiVid has created over 100 campaigns in one year and has collaborated with brands such as Digi, Lazada, Shopee, 11Street, Bonia, Lelong, Watsons, TP-LINK, Panasonic, DBS Bank, Uniqlo, Hermo, b.liv, Havaianas, Shopback, Propsocial and many more.




The Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) supported this workshop which was organised to encourage branded content creation in media channels such as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and blogs.

From left to right, Hasnul Hadi Samsudin, Foong  Yuh Wen, Tan Sri Vincent Lee

Foetus International group executive chairman Tan Sri Vincent Lee together with MDEC’s VP of Creative Content and Technologies, Hasnul officiated the workshop. Hasnul Hadi Samsudin said that its focus has always been about growing Malaysia’s digital economy and the new media space. “We would like to support and create a complete New Media community that will learn and leverage on each other, and hope they will utilise platforms like SushiVid to fuel their growth together,” said Hasnul.


SushiVid chief executive officer, Foong Yuh Wen said SushiVid’s vision is to help content creator become successful. Foong said SushiVid successfully paid out RM293,000 to long-tail influencers in the span of 10 months. She also announced SushiVid’s future plans that includes new blogger integration and not just Youtubers. She wants the introduction of a monthly pricing plan for brands wanting to engage in influencer marketing.

At the workshop, Roberto Mata, Head of Online Marketing, Lazada shared what they look for when collaborating with social media influencers in their marketing campaigns.



From left to right, Roberto Mata and Foong Yuh Wen

Comedian Youtubers, Vikneswaran Veerasundar (Vikarworld), Adam Shamil and Taneshh introduced themselves and shared their experiences working with brands the fun and creative way while maintaining the facts and originality. They also shared their experiences when they met their fans even though some were in really awkward situations.

From left to right, Joelle Choong, Vikneswaran Veerasundar (Vikarworld), Adam Shamil, Taneshh


For more information on SushiVid, check out www.sushivid.com







These are some of the sponsors at the SushiVid Crunch event.


TAGBOOTH

Tagbooth is a photo booth provider with multiple different attractive packages to choose from. From their PhotoBox, photos can be printed on the spot.

Find out more at: http://tagbooth.com.my/
Havaianas

For this event, SushiVid worked with Havaianas to give to our influencers discount vouchers for a pair of Havaianas, keychains, 10 pairs of havaianas flip flops and floats to be won. One Thread stores are at Telawi Bangsar, Pavilion KL, and KLCC.
BLU

The DIAMOND M combines the use of special metallic paint along with electrolyzed technology to achieve a high end looking smartphone.

DIAMOND M is based on the MediaTek 6580 platform that offers 1.3GHz Quad Core processing speed and 512MB of RAM with a 5" display.

For more information you can go to http://bluproducts.com/devices/diamond-m/

JBL Grip 100

Twistlock™ Patented Design fits into ears without falling off easily. It is sweatproof, durable and comfortable even during long sessions.



HERMO

Hermo is Malaysia’s leading beauty online beauty retailer since 2012.


b.liv

b.liv is the leading brand in pores management solution and healhy skin

MILO® NUTRI UP™

With high calcium and protein, it has great Milo taste and is best consumed when chilled.

ZICO® Coconut Water
ZICO® is pure, Premium Coconut Water™ hand harvested from coconuts in Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines. With a balanced blend of electrolytes from Mother Nature, including potassium, ZICO Premium Coconut water is a refreshing way to stay hydrated and treat your body well.
Monster Energy
Monster Energy is an energy drink distributed by Coca-Cola Malaysia. The regular flavor comes in a black can with a green, torn M shaped logo. For more information on Monster Energy drink, click https://www.monsterenergy.com/my/en/about-us



I met many bloggers, youtubers and instagrammers at this workshop which was full of sponsorship opportunities with brands such as Hermo, b.liv, Havaianas, Lazada, MILO® NUTRI UP™, BLU, JBL, and ZICO® Coconut Water, Monster Energy, and TagBooth. My children loved the giant Havainas slipper float and we won that at the lucky draw. I liked TagBooth where I could take memorable and creative photos which were printed out for us but most importantly, I learnt how to improve myself as a blogger. Thanks to SushiVid for organizing this workshop.

27 comments:

  1. Wah so happening! looks like you really enjoyed yourself dear! nice to see you out and about :)

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  2. Wow, you look so happy in this event, i hope there will be similiar event like this for bloggers in my country too

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    1. Really hope there are similar events like this all over the world.

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  3. Woah. I have heard about this social platform. A really good platform for content creators.

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    1. Yes, SushiVid is a great platform. I am glad many bloggers like myself were there.

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  4. Thank you so much for coming to our event and supporting SushiVid. I am truly honored to be able to shape this space at all. Please don't forget to sign up and start making paid branded content! www.sushivid.com

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    1. Thanks to you and SushiVid for having me at this event. I have signed up.

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  5. interesting event! bring same group of people together!

    #YourFinanceDoctor

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    1. Yes, was a great event with many sponsors.

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  6. It would have been great if I was there as well. LOL Congrats on winning the float.

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    1. Yes, would be great if you were there. Thanks.

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  7. This is such a great platform for the influence and the best thing its available here, in Malaysia.

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    1. Yes, it's a good platform for influencers and brands.

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  8. Nice workshop for contents creators. Giving the influencers a reason to Love what the do. Congrats on your win

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    1. Thanks. My children are the happiest to win the Havaianas giant slippers.

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  9. this is such an amazing event and wow.. I am sure your kids must be thrilled bouncing or floating on the giant slipper...

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    1. Yes, my kids are thrilled. Now I need to bring them to swim more often.

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  10. wa congrats on winning. I saw many ppl attended that event. nice

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    1. Yes, met many bloggers there. Nice event with many sponsors.

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  11. Nice workshop for bloggers and influencer!too bad I miss out the event

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    1. Hope they will organize another one.

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  12. It's really nice to join in this kind of events, aside from the fact that you can learn more about blogging and was able to build connections to different brands and bloggers.

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  13. Ahh..looks like a fun event! I couldn't attend it due to work.

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