World Association of News Publishers

65th World Newspaper Congress


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65th World Newspaper Congress

Date and Location

  • 02 Jun 2013 - 05 Jun 2013


EUR 1,190

EUR 1,890

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List of Exhibitors

  • 4Cplus is an Indian IT company with a core focus on print, broadcast and online media. 4Cplus provides end-to-end software solutions that include:

    • Multimedia editorial system
    • Page planning system
    • Advertisement management system
    • Circulation and subscription
    • Archival system
    • ePaper
    • ERP for Media Companies
    • Tablet & Mobile Apps

    Contact: Ashish Aron
    Phone: +91 0120 2770608
    Fax: +91 0120 2770611
    Mobile: +91 9811195275

  • AFP is a global news agency delivering fast, accurate, in-depth coverage of the events shaping our world from conflicts to politics, sports, entertainment and the latest breakthroughs in health, science and technology. With 2,260 journalists spread across almost every country, AFP covers the world 24 hours a day in six languages. AFP delivers the news in video, text, photos, multimedia and graphics to a wide range of customers including newspapers and magazines, radio and TV channels, web sites and portals, mobile operators, corporate clients as well as public institutions.

    Contact: Mervin NAMBIAR, Sales & Marketing Director, Asia-Pacific
    Phone: +852 2829 6238
    Mobile: +852 90291291

  • Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. Founded in 1846, AP today is the most trusted source of independent news and information. On any given day, more than half the world's population sees news from AP.

  • CCI is supplier of the most robust and powerful editorial and advertising systems in the industry. CCI solutions are implemented in news organizations across five continents. CCI provides the platform to support the world¹s largest news organizations, and scalable solutions to help growing media brands optimize their business strategies.

    Contact: Mike Garland
    Phone: +61 414 335 559

  • Digital Collections, based in Hamburg, Germany is a leading supplier of software for managing and research of digital information. DC-X integrates news monitoring, research, archiving, workflows and now content creation too, all intelligently in one system. And it does this equally for online and print applications and mobile devices, with external web content integrated using semantic technology.
    Contact: Torsten Behn
    Phone: +49 40 23523-0
    Fax: +49 (40) 23535180
    Email: info@digicol

  • The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing essential news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of more than 602,000 (Deloitte assured, Q4 2012). has over 316,000 paying digital subscribers and the newspaper has a global print circulation of 275,375 (ABCs, January 2013). Mobile is an increasingly important channel for the FT, driving 30% of traffic and 15% of digital subscriptions.


    Direct: +44 (0) 20 7873 4816

  • GIS is a global intelligence service providing independent, analytical, fact-based reports from a team of experts around the world. We provide our clients with access to expert insights in the fields of geopolitics, economics, defence, security and energy.
    Contact: Reiner Mittelbach, CEO
    Phone: 0041 78 884 0055

  • Develops 'Publish live' for digital publishing and news communities. Over 60 media companies, 5000 editors and millions of mobiles use KnowledgeView's technology.
    Also showcase LiveBridge from partner Rewardisement that ‘Makes Print Ads go live on Mobile’ using smart media recognition.


    Contact: Tarek Hamdan, Head of Sales
    Phone: +961 1 345178 Ext 17
    Mobile: +961 76 092626


    +961 1 345178 Ext 17

  • MediaSpan Group, Inc. powers digital content management, online marketing, advertising and business productivity solutions for the world's leading media companies including Sun Media, Advance Publications, MediaNews, Gannett and Radio One.  With more than 4,000 local newspaper, radio, and television properties relying on its solutions, MediaSpan is the world’s largest network of local media companies and media consumers.   
    Headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI, MediaSpan has development, support and sales offices worldwide including Melbourne, FL, New York City, London, UK, Montreal. Quebec, and Sao Paulo, Brasil.

    Contact: Manish Popat ,Director of International Sales
    Phone UK: +44 (0) 7831 171 307
    Phone USA: +1 734 887 4400 Ext. 2211
    Fax: +44 (0) 20 8839 9240

  • Newsmodo is a web-based platform that connects media organisations with a fast-growing global network of freelance contributors including journalists, photographers, camera operators and other media professionals.

    Contact: Rakhal Ebeli, Founder & Director
    Phone: +61 425 741147

  • As chosen partner of more than 3,000 publishers worldwide, NewspaperDirect helps deliver the most authentic and engaging newspaper and magazine experience to millions of readers on their tablets, smartphones, eReaders and computers, wherever they live, travel, work or play.

    Contact: Nikolay Malyarov, Vice President, Publishing and Legal Affairs
    Phone: +1 604 278 4604
    Fax: +1 604 278 4684

  • Based in Taiwan, Next Media Animation is one of the largest full-service, digital animation studios in Asia with more than 500 creators and artists. Next Media Animation provides animated news graphics to media outlets around the world in industry-leading turnaround times.

    Contact: Richard Hazeldine, Managing News Editor
    Phone: +886 2 6601-3602

  • Ninestars provides digital content solutions that help customers increase monetization and user engagement across channels. Since 1999, we have delivered high-quality digital assets from newspaper archives to signature mobile apps for firms in media,publishing, media monitoring and content aggregation.

    Name: Varadarajan MS, GM – Business Development
    Phone: +91 98805 97937

  • OneVision is a global provider of innovative software solutions for the printing and publishing industry. Its software solutions ensure quality, save time and reduce costs in numerous data- and image-intense premedia operations. Also with OneVision cross media solution, it simplifies repurpose print media files for web, android, ipad and other digital platforms for the media.

    Contact: Ramsay McAllan, Account Manager International sales
    Mobile: +49 1707 828375

  • At ppi Media we believe in publishing. We deliver solutions to newspaper publishers to increase profits and reduce cost. Over 5000 daily editions are produced with our production workflow. Our digital publishing suite enables publishers to increase margins in display advertising sales. Our media-neutral editorial solution helps the newsroom to produce innovative products timely throughout the process of news gathering, layout and content creation.

    Contact: Christian Finder
    Phone: +49 (0)40 227433-637
    Fax: +49 (0)40 227433-666

  • Project Syndicate

    Project Syndicate provides the world’s leading newspapers with exclusive commentaries by prominent leaders and opinion makers. It currently offers 60 monthly series and two weekly series, covering topics ranging from economics and finance to politics, international affairs, science, and philosophy.
    Contact: Damen Dowse, Head of Global Relations
    Direct: +420 221 507 666
    Fax: +420 221 507 670

  • Scoopshot is a digital service that changes the way modern media companies work with photos. With Scoopshot media has instant
    access to a global pool of both mobile and professional photographers. Media can send out photo tasks to engage the crowd, assign professional photographers, or buy news photos from a constant stream of eyewitness photos from around the world.
    Contact: Niko Ruokosuo
    Phone: +358 40 358 8622

  • The New York Times News Service & Syndicate offers award-winning NYT journalism, photos, graphics, and video, distributes content from Harvard Business Review, Richard Branson, National Geographic, and many others.

    Contact: Whye-ko Tan

    Direct: +65 6723 8150


  • The Washington Post News Service with Bloomberg News offers content from two of journalism's most respected organizations, plus Foreign Policy, Slate and other publications, to subscribers worldwide. The Washington Post Writers Group offers commentary, political cartoons, comics and other features.

  • TimesMobile Limited (TML) is the telecom venture of India’s largest media house Times Group. TML is a 100% subsidiary of Times Internet Limited and offers services on most popular short code 58888, accessed by consumers via SMS, IVR and Apps. Some of the very popular offerings include the breakthrough product (ALIVE) for Augmented Reality, mobile consumer service like celebrity blogs (FOLLO) and  (GreetZAP) for Social Greetings and Gifting through mobiles.

    Contact: V.A. Varghese
    Phone: +91-9811940300
    Fax: +91-120-6636863

  • Tolerans AB is the global leader in advanced in-line stitching systems for newspaper and commercial print.

    Since 1947 the Swedish company has installed over 2000 stitching systems in more than 70 countries. Stitching supports the global trend towards the compact newspaper format. It makes newspapers and commercial print easy to navigate, empowers portability, extends lifetime and secures recycling.

    Stitching provides better packaging of supplements and increases value for readers and advertisers.

    Contact: Andreas Funke, Sales Director

    Direct: +46 8 448 7030

    Fax: +46-8 448 7040


  • is a leading Global Mobile Ad Network with strong presence in emerging markets. Vserv presents a compelling value proposition for brand advertisers, premium publishers, app developers and telecom providers with its two innovative platforms, AppWrapper which powers One Click App Monetization for 20000+ Apps and AudiencePro which is a revolutionary mobile audience targeting platform.

    Contact: Prashant Dixit, GM - Global Publisher Alliances
    Phone: +91 9920123197

  • WoodWing offers editorial solutions for the publishing industry. The company's suite of editorial solutions includes a publishing platform, allowing publishers to seamlessly push content to any publication channel. WoodWing has established itself as the international leader in the publishing industry. WoodWing Software is located in The Netherlands, and has regional sales companies for Europe, North and South America and Asia-Pacific. Customers are served through select partners.

    Contact: Remco Koster, Managing Director
    Phone: +60 3 8320 1839

  • Atex is a leading global technology company providing software and services for media-rich industries. Atex develops content management, advertising management and audience systems that enable companies to streamline operations and build multi-channel revenues.
    Contact: Jerome Laredo, CEO APAC
    Direct: 65-6836-8486
    Fax: 65-6836-8487

  • EidosMedia

    EidosMedia is an international organization headquartered in Milan, Italy. Founded in 1999, it is now the leading supplier of cross-media publishing solutions, with customers in the media and the financial sector.

  • red.web

    red.web, developer of editorial software, is the practice-oriented partner for all publishing houses – from the locally oriented newspaper to the nationwide media group. Its successful combination of experience and innovation makes red.web open for the demands of the media future.

    Contact: Philipp Prinz von Thurn und Taxis, International Sales Manager

    Direct: +49 261 892 121

    Fax: +49 261 892 96121


  • VG News Portal

    A tool for citizen journalism. Making readers to contributors. Collecting tips, stories, pictures and videos. The news editors handle all incoming information in real time in one web application.

    Made by the Norwegian newspaper “VG” - a part of the successful Schibsted Media Group.

    Contact: Vidar Meisingseth, Project Manager

    Mobile: +47 90 548 970

    Fax: +47 22 418 138


Contact information



  • CEO and Co-Founder, Shinkuro Inc., US
    Steve Crocker
    CEO and Co-Founder, Shinkuro Inc., US
  • Markus Pettersson
    Markus Pettersson
    Project Manager, Stampen, Sweden
  • Michael Chalhoub
    Founder, Gulf Sports Media FZ-LLC, UAE
  • David Hedengren
    Publisher and Editor in Chief, Your Middle East (
  • Amadou Mahtar Ba, Chief Executive, African Media Initiative (AMI)
    Amadou Mahtar Ba
    Chief Executive, African Media Initiative (AMI). Co-founder and Chairman, AllAfrica Global Media. Inc – Owner and Operator of
  • Shrijeet Mishra
    Shrijeet Mishra
    COO, Bennett Coleman & Co, India
  • Eskoensio Pipatti
    Eskoensio Pipatti
    Focus Area Director, Research programme Next Media
  • Lisa MacLeod
    Lisa MacLeod
    Head of Operations,, UK
  • Dipankar Das Purkayastha
    Managing Driector & CEO, ABP Pvt Ltd, India
  • Tobias Trevisan
    Tobias Trevisan
    Managing Director, FAZ - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Gmbh, Germany
  • Anders Berglund
    Anders Berglund
    VP of Sales, Schibsted, Sweden
  • Cherilyn Ireton, Executive Director World Editors Forum, WAN-IFRA
    Cherilyn Ireton
    Executive Director World Editors Forum, WAN-IFRA
  • Johnny Ryan, Chief Innovation Officer at The Irish Times
    Johnny Ryan
    Chief Innovation Officer, The Irish Times, Ireland
  • Lisa Blakeway, Executive Director, Vuselela Media, South Africa
    Lisa Blakeway
    Executive Director, Vuselela Media, South Africa
  • Randy Covington
    Director, WAN-IFRA Newsplex Training Centre - South Carolina, USA
  • Supakorn Vejjajiva
    Supakorn Vejjajiva
    President and COO, Post Publishing, Thailand
  • Mark-Oliver Multhaup
    Managing Director / CEO, WAZ NewMedia
  • Kavi Chongkittavorn
    Kavi Chongkittavorn
    Advisor, National Press Council of Thailand
  • Peter Kvarnstrom
    President of BC Community Media, Glacier Media, Canada
  • Caspar de Bono
    Caspar de Bono
    Managing Director B2B, Financial Times Ltd
  • Suzanne Raitt
    Suzanne Raitt
    Vice President, Marketing and Innovations, Newspaper Canada, Canada
  • Sanjana Hattotuwa
    Sanjana Hattotuwa
    Senior Researcher and Head of Media Unit, Centre for Policy Alternatives, Sri Lanka
  • Geoff Tan
    Senior Vice President, Head - Strategic Marketing, Singapore Press Holdings, Singapore
  • Javier Moreno Barber
    Javier Moreno Barber
    Head of Global Content, PRISA media, Spain
  • Peter M. Zollman
    Peter M. Zollman
    Founding principal, AIM Group and Classified Intelligence, USA
  • Boris Lozhkin
    Boris Lozhkin
    President, UMH Group, Ukraine
  • Madhav Chinnappa, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Google
    Madhav Chinnappa
    Head of Strategic Partnerships, Google, UK
  • Justin Arenstein
    Justin Arenstein
    Investigative Journalist, OpenData Advocate and Entrepreneur, South Africa
  • Thomas Jacob, Chief Operating Officer, WAN-IFRA
    Thomas Jacob
    Chief Operating Officer, WAN-IFRA
  • Ole Mølgaard
    Ole Mølgaard
    Program Director, CBS Executive, Denmark
    Group MD & CEO of Star Media Group Berhad (“the Company or “Star”)
  • Suthichai Yoon, Chairman, Nation Multimedia Group, Thailand
    Suthichai Yoon
    Chairman, Nation Multimedia Group, Thailand
  • Henrik Bruun, NORDJYSKE Medier, Denmark
    Henrik Bruun
    Head of Circulation, NORDJYSKE Medier, Denmark
  • Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer
    Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer
    Chief Executive Officer, Grupo RBS, Brazil
  • David Rowan
    David Rowan
    Editor, WIRED Magazine, UK
  • Zaffar Abbas
    Zaffar Abbas
    Editor, The Dawn Media Group, Pakistan
  • Matt Kelly
    Matt Kelly
    Publishing Consultant, Cases i Associats, UK
  • Geir Engen
    fagsjef for digitale medier, MBL, Norway
  • Philippe Massonnet, Global News Director, Agence France-Presse, France
    Philippe Massonnet
    Global News Director, Agence France-Presse, France
  • Nathalie Alvaray
    Nathalie Alvaray
    Vice President Media, Cadena Capriles, Venezuela
  • Patrick Daniel
    Editor-in-Chief, English & Malay Newspapers
  • Andreas Vogiatzakis
    Andreas Vogiatzakis
    CEO, Omnicom Media Group, Malaysia
  • Kylie Davis
    Network Editor, Real Estate, News Ltd, Australia
  • Craig Smith
    Managing Director, The New York Times, China
  • Frédéric Filloux
    Head of Digital, Les Echos, France
  • Andrew Green
    Andrew Green
    Global Chief Marketing Officer, Ipsos
  • Jeff Jarvis, Director of the Interactive Journalism Program, CUNY
    Jeff Jarvis
    Director of the Interactive Journalism Program, CUNY
  • Erik Bjerager, President World Editors Forum
    Erik Bjerager
    Second Vice President World Editors Forum, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director, Kristeligt Dagblad, Denmark
  • Peter Lamb
    Peter Lamb
    President, Lamb Consulting, USA
  • Larry Kilman, Secretary General, WAN-IFRA, France
    Larry Kilman
    Secretary General, WAN-IFRA, France
  • Todd Forest
    Executive Producer Asia Pacific, Microsoft Online Media and Publishing, Singapore
  • Siddharth Varadarajan
    Editor, The Hindu, India
  • Vincent Peyrègne
    Chief Executive Officer, World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA)
  • Jim Chisholm
    Jim Chisholm
    Media Consultant and Analyst, France
  • Juan Señor, Partner, Innovation International Media Consulting Group, UK
    Juan Señor
    Partner, Innovation International Media Consulting Group, UK
  • Eugen A. Russ
    Eugen A. Russ
    Managing Director/Owner, Russmedia, Austria
  • Ulbe Jelluma
    Marketing Manager, Print Power Europe, Belgium
  • Andrew Holden, Editor-in-Chief, The Age, Australia
    Andrew Holden
    Editor-in-Chief, The Age, Australia
  • Chavarong Limpattamapanee
    Chavarong Limpattamapanee
    Chief of Information Centre, Thairath Daily Newspaper, Thailand
  • Guy Crevier, President, La Presse, Canada
    Guy Crevier
    President, La Presse, Canada
  • Roshan Thiran
    Roshan Thiran
    Director of Operations, STAR Media Group, Malaysia
  • Martin van der Meij, Head of Revenue Development, TMG, The Netherlands
    Martin van der Meij
    Head of Revenue Development, TMG, The Netherlands
  • Anette Novak
    Anette Novak
    CEO, Interactive Institute Swedish ICT, Sweden (Moderator)
  • Manfred Werfel
    WAN-IFRA Deputy CEO, Germany
  • Robin Hu
    Robin Hu
    CEO, South China Morning Post, Hong Kong
  • Jacob Mathew
    President, WAN-IFRA and Executive Editor and Publisher, Malayala Manorama Group of Publications, India
  • Javier Garza Ramos
    Javier Garza Ramos, Knight International Journalism Fellow, Mexico
  • Gilles Guillou, Chief Revenue Officer, La Place Media, France
    Gilles Guillou
    Chief Revenue Officer, La Place Media, France
  • Mirjana Milosevic
    Head of Media Development, WAN-IFRA
  • Kevin Beatty
    Kevin Beatty
    CEO, dmg media, Daily Mail & General Trust (DMGT), UK
  • Sarah Marshall, Social media editor for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Wall Str
    Sarah Marshall
    Social media editor for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Wall Street Journal, USA
  • George Brock
    Professor and Head of Journalism, City University, UK
  • Ahmet Dalman
    Ahmet Dalman
    Vice President Executive Committee, Hurriyet Group, Turkey
  • Jonathan Halls
    Adjunct Professor, The George Washington University and Principal, Jonathan Halls & Associates, USA
  • John Stackhouse
    John Stackhouse
    Editor-in-Chief, The Globe and Mail
  • Marcelo Rech, Director of Journalism, RBS Group, Brazil
    Marcelo Rech
    Director of Journalism, RBS Group, Brazil
  • Robert Dickey
    President US Community Publishing, Gannett

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