Held on the 3rd of June 2016, IFRA (International Franchise, License & Business Concept Expo & Conference) has gathered 180 foreign and local enterprise participants, advancing it as one of the most prestigious franchise event in Indonesia. In conjunction with the grand event, Alfamart and Mindstores took the opportunity to introduce Alfamind, Indonesia’s first 3D AR-VR Store Network, for the first time to the public. Alfamind is a groundbreaking '3D virtual partnership store network' that ...

One of the many different conferences and forums that DÄV participated this year is the Asia Pacific Media Forum 2016 (APMF 2016). APMF itself is a forum that is held once every two years, where the who’s who in marketing, advertising, and media industry flock together to Bali, Indonesia to challenge old conventions and embrace new ideas that shape the future of media and consumer engagement. It is being hailed as the ideal ground to introduce new services, products, and technology; explore ...

In 14-15 May 2016, DÄV went to the second SLUSH Asia that was held in Tokyo Japan. With 4,000 attendees, which included 360 startups, 100 investors, 200 journalists and 70 speakers from all around the world, Slush Asia is considered as one of the largest startup and technology events held in Asia. It was truly an international event with its 400 volunteers coming from more than 38 countries. Notable speakers in attendance this year includes William Tanuwijaya, CEO and Co-Founder of Tokopedia; ...

On 21-23 April 2016 DÄV participated in WPP Stream in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. WPP Stream is lauded as Indonesia’s premier and only unconference that brings together CEOs and various rising stars from brands, media, and technology companies. In the three days the event was held they debated, discussed, and shaped ideas and opportunities on over 25 different topics such as why are the current conditions are so attractive for brand-building and what the future holds for the Indonesian technology ...

Celebrating the new year of 2016, WIR Group held an exciting costume party on March 4 attended by all the business units. Communicating this year’s theme of "Partnership To Multiply", the event has the aim to further strengthening the bond amongst all members while embedding the different personal values as set by both the Board and the Human Capital department. The members were divided into separate groups with each of them given a different value & theme to perform on. The event was also ...

Representing WIR Group and its technology units, Daniel Surya & Jeffrey Budiman were invited as one of the key speakers at Slush 2015 in Helsinki, Finland amongst other key speakers such as Niklas Zennstrom (Co-Founder of Skype), Caterina Fake (Co-Founder of Flickr), Prince Daniel (Prince of Sweden), Toomas Hendrik Ilves (President of Estonia), Bracken Darrell (CEO of Logitech) and others. Slush has grown into one of the largest Technology-event worldwide and a central hub for established ...

An event in conjunction with Indocomtech 2015 being one of the largest tech centric event in the capital city of Jakarta, Indonesia – ARTX 2015 introduced the concept of ‘Internet of Things’ through its smart home exhibition. The smart home pavilion accommodates several rooms to display various aspects that can be controlled with a simple push of a button. The event was a big success with 100,000 visitors and reported to various medias such as Jakarta Post, Net TV, CNN Indonesia and many ...

Singularity University is a California Benefit Corporation part university, part think-tank, part business-incubator located in Silicon Valley whose stated aim is to "educate, inspire and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges.” The likes of Stephen Hawking has been working together with the institution to go beyond such as trying to defy gravity. WIR Group has been invited to participate in one of their important events. It was founded in ...

Another invitation on the 21st October, to speak at the session ‘VR in Marketing and Branding’: Creativity and innovation are the hallmarks of the early adopters of VR and AR who are engaging their audiences with rich immersive experiences. Presenters will demo exemplary projects and discuss technology, design, client relationships with a new medium and more. Daniel spoke together with Jarratt Carson, Chief Content Officer, Greenfish Labs and Zéluis Teixeira, Chief Operating Officer, ...

October 20th, interviewed at BUSINESS ROCKSTARS, the largest daily producer of entrepreneurial content, bringing together some of the world’s biggest and most accomplished CEO’s, Start-ups, and Entrepreneurs. With a cume audience of over 1 million listeners and viewers, 800+ episodes. The show is hosted by Ken Rutkowski; he Founded METal, an 1600 elite member networking group boasting top CEO’s, VC’s and Entrepreneurs. He has been profiled in the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, BBC, ...

On October 20th, speaking for the ‘VR for Everyone: Mobile VR and AR – Compelling Experience - Opening the Doorway to the Consumer’ together with Aaron Luber, Head of Partnerships, Google Cardboard; Andy Cochrane, Interactive and New Media Director, Special Projects Lead, Mirada; Michael Yang, Managing Director, Comcast Ventures; Joel Susal, Director, VR/AR, Dolby Labs; Scott Broock, VP of Content, Jaunt; Moderated by Craig Dalton, Co-founder and CEO, DODOcase. Conducted by The Ritz ...

The world's largest trade fair for books, based on the number of publishing companies represented, as well as the number of visitors and this year of 2015, Indonesia is the guest of honor. AR&Co is selected as one of the contingent members to showcase their technology while the book ‘We Indonesians Rule’ by WIR Networks Studio Geometry is selected to be exhibited at the Indonesian pavilion.

The Annual EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women 2015 is a national competition and executive leadership program that identifies a select group of high-potential women entrepreneurs whose businesses show real potential to scale and then helps them do it. Daniel Surya, Group Chief Executive Officer of WIR Group was invited as one of the judges in the "Finalist One-on-One Meeting with the Judges" that was held on Thursday, 17 September 2015 in Jakarta. During the judging process, as mentioned ...

One year has passed, from the emergence of Indonesia’s new leading Insurance Company. A joint-collaboration between PT Astra International, Indonesia largest diversified company and Aviva, a leading United Kingdom Insurance company. Where DM ID had an honorable opportunity to be involved in the process of delivering the new brand here in Indonesia. By delivering thorough yet compelling brand strategy with a personality that clearly differentiate the brand from the cluttered competition in ...

Once again, AR&Co. was invited as one of the key speakers at one of the Slush events in Los Angeles, California. Represented by Ms Elsie Mullers being the Group Associate Director for International Business Development, she shared how the technology will play a key role in our future lifestyle during the session, widely known as FUTURE BRUNCH – an intimate and exclusive event for entrepreneurs and thought-leaders in the Los Angeles media and tech space. Hosted by memBrain (organizers of ...

During the end of 2015, WIR Group has expanded its presence in various key cities globally such as Malta, New York, and Silicon Valley. Each office is working at its full potential to win and manage projects in creative technology and branding solutions for clients in their respective markets. In February 2015, WIR’s Overseas Development team won a special project in Nigeria that helped seal a better future for Nigerians. WIR currently is in talks to open a representative office in ...

WIR Group, represented by Mr Daniel Surya being the Group CEO has delivered a talk about the use of interactive technologies in tourism industry during one of the panel sessions that day in the island of Malta. Assisted by Jeffrey Budiman being the CTO to do some live technology demonstrations, the session has shown that technology have been significantly influencing the evolution of the tourism industry in the world today. The 2014 Mediterranean Tourism Forum was organised by the Malta ...

For two years in a row, students from Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI) Yogyakarta visited WIR office to get to know about the company better, including its view on branding, and its approach on working with global or local clients. As the speaker for this visitation, DM ID Senior Brand Designer, Ms. Anastasia Octacian talked about her experiences in creating comprehensive brands for clients, as well as shared about the challenges and the methodology used in building compelling brandmark with its ...

WIR Group, with one of the units AR&Co, has been invited to share knowledge on November 1st 2014 in the 9th YIO Annual Reunion on the topic of “Change through Generation” in London. YIO or the Young Investors Organization, as sponsored by Credit Suisse is the premier network of the next generation of the most influential families around the world, aiming to support the next generation in their responsibilities as investors and empower them to become competent global decision makers.

AR&Co, in collaboration with the Royal Bank of Canada, has conducted a roadshow entitled “Are You Ready For The Next Reality?” across five key cities within four Asian countries, they are Jakarta, Surabaya, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Taipei. The successful series of events have inspired the audiences to be ready to embrace the future and maintain their relevance towards the new generation of audiences through digital.