LSPR – Jakarta represented Indonesia at the ASEAN Omnimedia Seminar 2018 Mission of the People’s of Republic China for ASEAN invited ASEAN Public Relations Network (APRN) & STIKOM The London School of Public Relations (LSPR) – Jakarta to represent Indonesia at the ASEAN Omnimedia Seminar 2018. The seminar was also attended by other ASEAN countries such as Myanmar and Laos.

At the Opening Ceremony of the Seminar, Rizka Septiana, M.Si, IAPR, as STIKOM LSPR – Jakarta’s fulltime lecturer and also the Membership Director of APRN, was privileged to represent the entire ASEAN media delegations in giving an opening remark. During the seminar, Mr. Dendy Muris, M.Si., as the Associate Dean of Campus B STIKOM LSPR-Jakarta, presented the result of collaboration between APRN and LSPR-Jakarta about the Indonesia’s Media Landscape. The attendees highly appreciated the presentation.

Taking a different approach to enhance the effectiveness, the agenda of the ASEAN Omnimedia Seminar 2018 took place between 8 May and 21 May 2018 in several cities such as Nanning, Liuzhou and Beijing. Besides the seminar itself, the delegations were invited to visit the local large corporations. The in-depth exploration and discussions about omnimedia integration in China with the local large corporations truly enhanced the quality and the overall effectiveness of the delivering a comprehensive seminar and of realizing the above-mentioned main purposes.

The 2018 ASEAN Omnimedia Seminar was hosted by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China and organized by the China ASEAN Expo Secretariat. The two main purposes of this first ever seminar were to assist ASEAN countries to gain an in-depth and comprehensive understanding about China and to strengthen the information exchange between ASEAN countries and China on omnimedia so that ASEAN countries can more accurately and more objectively deliver news from China.

At the Opening Ceremony, Mr. Wang Desheng, Deputy Special Commissioner in Nanning of the Ministry of Commerce and Mr. Zeng Zhong, Vice Secretary-General of the CAEXPO Secretariat said respectively that since the construction of China-ASEAN Free Trade Area, especially since the China-ASEAN Expo has been successfully held for 14 consecutive years, bilateral economic relationship between China and ASEAN has developed rapidly, bringing tangible benefits to enterprises and people of both sides, enjoying great potential in the future. This seminar not only provides an opportunity for mutual learning, but also serves as a bridge for enhancing mutual understanding and friendship between the two sides.