Thursday, September 20, 2007

BSG - no relative

I was interested to see today in a China Tech Stories blog post about Baidu hitting 70% market share the use of the acronym BSG. This is one which has, of course, become very dear to our hearts.

Among China marketers though, it sadly doesn't seem to stand for Business Strategies Group, Asia's only consultancy focusing on business media, information and events. It stands for Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

After all these years covering the China market, I've never seen that before. Hmmm.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Starting the 8th year

It's hard for me to believe that BSG is now starting its 8th year of business. According to Cantonese numerology, this should be a lucky year. I've lived in Hong Kong long enough now (22 years) to know that this is serious business; there are no row 4s on Cathay Pacific's planes and I wouldn't sit in one even if there were. Row 8 would be great. Row 38's pretty cool too.

Anyway, there will be lots of new things for us to focus on this year: