Recognition of Medialink’s contribution to the PRC animation industry
Medialink Group Limited (“Medialink” or the “Group”, stock code: 2230.HK), a leading distributor of quality media content, announced today that it was granted the Best Commercial Value IP Award by China International Cartoon & Game Expo (“CCG EXPO”) 2019, in recognition of the Groups success and contribution to the PRC animation industry.
Medialink has been engaging in animation content distribution and licensing in the PRC since 2000. Throughout years of hard work bringing quality international animation content to the market, Medialink is now PRC’s largest Japanese animation distributor (based on revenue in 2017). Popular animation titles distributed in the PRC exclusively by Medialink includes ‘My Hero Academia’, ‘Overlord III’, ‘Megalobox’ etc. Riding on our experienced team, innovative ideas, credibility, market sense and hard work, the Group has established strong relationship with and won the trusts of both upstream and downstream business partners.
Ms. Lovinia Chiu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Medialink, said, “We are happy to have received such an honour from CCG EXPO 2019, and congratulations to its 15th year of success. Thanks especially to our dedicated team of colleagues that has created effective marketing strategies to raise exposure and popularity of the animation titles we brought to the market, creating exceptional value to these IP brands. Moving forward, we will continue to bring quality content to the market, while also investing more resources to content production, with an aim of bringing more meaningful entertainment to the community.”
CCG EXPO is a comprehensive exhibition of comics and games co-sponsored by the Ministry of Culture of the PRC and Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, and co-organized by Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film and TV, China Animation Comic Game (ACG) Group, (Shanghai) National Comics and Game Industry Revival Base, Shanghai Radio and TV Station and Shanghai Media Group (SMG). It is the one of the most acclaimed industry event in the Greater China region.
About Medialink Group Limited
Medialink Group Limited (2230.hk) is a leading distributor of third-party owned media content headquartered in Hong Kong with presence in the PRC, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Indonesia and Japan. The Group has been engaging in the business of media content distribution for over 18 years, and also operates the brand licensing business. Under the media content distribution business, the Group cooperates closely with media content licensors through entering into content distribution arrangements and distributes media content relating to animation series, variety shows, drama series and animated and live-action feature films. Under the brand licensing business, the Group is involved in licensing of various rights in relation to brands owned by brand licensors including ‘merchandising rights’ for the use in toys, apparels and footwear, health and beauty products, food and beverage; ‘location-based entertainment rights’ for events, theme parks, shopping malls, cafes and restaurants; and ‘promotion rights’ in the Asia Pacific region. According a report issued by Frost & Sullivan, the Company ranked number one among Japanese animation distributors in the PRC in terms of revenue in 2017.
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