Heineken Club Quest website

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Overview

With a tradition dating back to Heineken’s Bierbrouwerij in 1863, Heineken is one of the world’s most recognised imported beer brands (NYX:HEIA).

In 1999, Digital Tsunami was approached to create a bilingual web presence for a national, summer-long campaign to be held across China. Heineken Club Quest was a search for two talented people (a DJ and a ‘personality’), through a series of heats in large nightclubs across the country.

Utilising Heineken’s online style guide (including graphics and hexadecimal colours), the website included instructions, schedule, booking forms, images, video and progressive results, in simplified Chinese characters and English.

To address concerns about page loading time, given the limited access and connection speeds in China at the time, Digital Tsunami co-located the site on webservers in Beijing and Boston (USA), so that wherever the visitor, maximum access speed was guaranteed.

As multiple heats were held each week, Digital Tsunami regularly updated the website until the winners were announced months later.

This dynamic and funky web presence contributed to the massive success of the campaign.

Heineken Club Quest

Details

Client: Heineken
Solution/s: web
Sector/s: advertising & marketing, broadcasting, communications & entertainment, consumer goods, fashion, food & beverage, media & publishing
Region/s: Asia & Pacific
Language/s: English, Mandarin
Scope: web
Features photo gallery, video, bilingual, co-location

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Digital Tsunami has supported us for many years now, and we continue to be impressed by the standard of service and advice. We not only get quality web design and implementation, but also honest feedback and suggestions which are crucial to the final product.

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When our website is the first thing people look to when making an assessment on our company, I’m pleased to know that we have Andrew and his team behind us.

Roger Christie
Web Project Manager
Sydney, NSW, Australia
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Andrew was able to create an entirely new website in a short period of time and to budget. He and his team worked very well with both our Marketing and IT team.

Steve Mannion
General Manager, Sales & Marketing
Silverwater, NSW, Australia
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We are all very happy with the new website and believe it captures the essence of the Group One brand.

Andrew and colleagues were able to assist at every step of the website production process, providing a sleek layout with high quality images. We would like to thank the Digital Tsunami team for an excellent job.

Jake Gorman
General Manager
Canberra, ACT, Australia
Group One
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CEO
Sydney, NSW, Australia
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By taking the time to understand our business, industry and vision, Digital Tsunami created a site that truly reflected our leadership position in the market and our strategic direction.

Digital Tsunami's expertise in visual design, photography, website navigation and business writing, resulted in an extremely effective website.

The project was expertly managed from end to end which resulted in a fast and efficient process.

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Finance Manager
Portland, Victoria, Australia