12 Jul '17, 12am

Justin Bieber's Singapore show organiser seeks China expansion - The Straits Times

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - After staging concerts in Singapore for the past two decades, the city state's best-performing initial public offering this year is taking its entertainment on the road. Unusual, which will run Justin Bieber's concert in Singapore later this year, wants to double the number of shows it organises by next year, chief executive officer Leslie Ong said in an interview on Tuesday (July 11). New markets it is expanding into include China's second-tier cities and capitals across South-east Asia. "These cities have great potential because of their population and because there aren't many concerts there," Mr Ong said, referring to smaller Chinese cities such as Wuxi and Wuhan. "The crowd is hungry for such events." While China offers opportunities, a challenge the company may face is in securing venues, which are largely operated by private entities, accordi...

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