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Launch Takes Off!

Launch 2nd Feb 2010

Nearly 200 creatives showed up to support LAUNCH!, Singapore's Premier Networking Evening for the Film, TV, Media and Arts industry on February 2nd 2010. There was a great vibe at the Helipad and a great crowd came out including over 20 local production companies, several talent agencies, directors, producers, casting directors, creative directors, writers and many actors, hosts, models and other creatives.

It was a wonderful chance to catch up with past and present work colleagues, as well as meet and network with new contacts. Entertainment by Singapore's only Beatbox A Capella Crew BEATZ went off as did the fantastic accoustic set performed by the very talented Joshua Simon and Steph Micayle. Many new friendships and connections were made which hopefully will be a springboard for future collaborations and projects! Thank-you to all of you who supported the Evening and we look forward to seeing you at the next LAUNCH! Event.

Check out the Official Photos from LAUNCH Here.

The event was also covered by Lifestyle Asia , check out the photos here.

Don't Forget to leave your comments and feedback below in the comments box :)!!!

For more information on The Launch and up coming activities, go to www.The


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More photos can be seen at the Gallery here and at Lifestyle Asia

Thank-you to The Launch Sponsors

Official Designer: Blabbering Chilly Jilly - thanks for staying up till the wee hours of the morning and doing such a great work on the Launch Logo and Board design!

Official Photographer: Joe Hani and team from XKuisit Photography

And a Special thanks to everyone who helped make the event possible Brainstorming - Simon Yin, Bobby Khanna, Karen Teo and many others for helping with brainstorming the brand Name and website.

Support - Kelvin Sng, Chris Lee, Laura Kee

Advisors - Nic Chee @ Sinema Academy for offering advice and supporting for the event, Caine Teo - Ape Communications for event advice. Marcus Foo.

Design - Joshua Simon - for helping create the original LAUNCH Graphic and VIP Invitations

Printing - Barry Seah from TLS- Performance for all his help and assistance in making the printing happen despite the problems we faced!

Spreading the Word - Jason Chan & Wendy Ho from AADB, , All the Wordies - Laura Kee, Jacklyn Kuah, Simon Wong, Tushar, Steve Lai, Jae Leung, Ethan Tan, Ethan Chia, Waikit, Mike Kwah and Ray Loh


Thank-you to the City news Crew - Sharon Chew, Theresa Tan, Rubez & Michael Setting Up - Laura Kee, Jacklyn Kuah, Waikit Kun, Tushar Ismail, Steve Lai, Farid.

Registration - Laura Kee and Jacklyn Kuah for their amazing effort at the registration desk and organising the printing of the name tags. Alan Tan for his great assistance and Tushar Ismail and Ethan Chia for filling in after.

Event Facilitation - Simon Wong, Steve Lai, Tushar Ismail, Farid, Mike Kwah,Laura Kee, Jacklyn Kuah

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Entertainment: Thanks to Jeff Lim for managing the Sound and of course the perf omers - BEATZ (Mr. Z, Chrisso, Fallenangel & Queen K) and Joshua Simon and Steph Micayle and the EMCEE for the evening - Adrian Rodrigues

Additional Photography: Thanks to Timothy Boey from Lifestyle Asia

Venue: Helipad - thank-you to Addamm, Hannah, Kenneth and all the staff for making it a pleasure to work with

Feedback - And thank-you to the many many people I chatted with asking for your thoughts and ideas about putting on the LAUNCH event, your feedback was invaluable in helping make the event what it was!


ABOUT LAUNCH: Launch began as an idea in late 2009. After arriving in Singapore looking for work as a host and actor, Derrick Siu was fortunate to have worked with many great cast and crew on various productions and events. Realising that most people in the industry are too busy and rarely get the chance to interact with each other outside the work environment, the idea to organise a mixer and bring creatives together for a chance to not only catch up socially with past work colleagues, but also to expand possibilities of future work by meeting and making new contacts in the industry. After some research, the idea became a work in motion and the concept of LAUNCH was born on Jan 15th 2010. As an extension of LAUNCH - Singapore's Premier Networking Event for the Film, TV and Media Industry, was established and aims to exist as a platform for creatives to connect, collaborate and create! Subscribe and Keep informed of upcoming Launch Events!


Update 18th May 2010 - Post a comment or provide feedback below about LAUNCH! and receive a  Free complimentary Ticket (when you buy 2) to upcoming Charity Event IN HER SHOES happening on 25th May 2010.

With over 25 local stage and TV Stars, designers and musicians - This event promises to be a great evening to support a great cause and a wonderful opportunity to meet other creatives and professionals!. - So leave a comment below then head over to In Her Shoes For More Info and Book your Tickets! Hope to see you there!