Case Study

Bridging NZ Winegrowers and Chinese Customers Digitally on Mini Program

UMS has worked with New Zealand Winegrowers to launch a game changing WeChat Mini Program which acts as a bridge for businesses, wine lovers and consumers to connect with the brand and its offerings.   Challenge New Zealand Winegrowers is the national organisation for the country’s grape and wine sector, with over 600 grower members […]

Case Study: ENZ Mini Program leads the education space

Background NauMai NZ (‘Nau mai’, the Māori phrase meaning invitation and welcome) was launched in May 2019, a global site built to support New Zealand international students’ well-being and provide useful information. Today, it continues to support New Zealand international students by acting as a key source of timely and accurate information during the COVID-19 […]

How De Beers promotes diamond education and grading in China

De Beers Group Industry Services, a sub-company of the world’s leading diamond company De Beers Group, provides a premium grading service supported by innovative technology and a wide range of services to support the diamond sector. Its focuses in China are on natural and untreated diamond grading under the unique standard of 5C. In addition, […]

Case Study: virtual showroom advances businesses to exhibit 24/7

Background China is now New Zealand’s largest export market since New Zealand signed the China Free Trade Agreement (FTA) back in 2008. In the year ending December 2019, 23% of New Zealand’s total goods and services exports were with China, worth $20.1 billion. The COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented disruption to the global economy and […]

Case Study: KOLs bring success to Bundaberg’s latest campaign

  Bundaberg Brewed Drinks is an Australian family business which has been producing premium soft drinks since the 1960s, including the iconic Bundaberg Ginger Beer. Its products are sold in more than 50 countries globally, with China becoming an increasingly important market for the company. For over a year, UMS has been working with Bundaberg […]

Co-Branding: UMS’ recent case study on lifestyle brands

There are many ways to go about doing branding activities that involve utilising fitness platforms in China. These platforms require different investment and return to brands, hence it is not all about choosing the ‘right’ way, rather a smart way to execute marketing activities on these platforms in China that are highly engaging to the […]

How Education New Zealand use digital solutions to build awareness, generate leads and drive engagement in China

Education New Zealand (ENZ), the government body responsible for developing and promoting New Zealand as an International Education destination, wanted to expand its reach into the valuable China market.   With Chinese international students accounting for more than 30% of the total international students in New Zealand in 2018, and Education contributing more than NZD […]

The power of Key Opinion Leaders in China – a Recent Case Study

Working with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) to help brands promote their products and services as an effective marketing strategy has been adopted by many western marketers who are trying to connect with Chinese consumers. Some are still new to the game and eager to find out about China’s powerful KOLs.   In September, UMS organised […]

Australian Wine festival – wine month campaign

Case Study: Wine Australia Project: Australian Wine Festival – Wine Month Campaign     Wine Australia wanted to raise awareness among Chinese consumers about the high quality of Australian wines. To do this, the brand organized its first consumer facing wine event, partnering with premium offline retail stores throughout May 2019 to celebrate its wineries […]

Farmers Union AFL live streaming campaign

Client: Lion Group Project: Farmers Union AFL Live Streaming Campaign     Lion, one of Australasia’s largest food and beverage companies, was looking to raise awareness of its yogurt brand Farmers Union among Chinese consumers. However, faced with China’s hugely competitive dairy market, Farmers Union needed a way to stand out and cut through the […]