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[Vietnam] Samsung Receives Four Awards at Editors’ Choice Awards 2023
Samsung Electronics Vietnam received four honorable accolades at the Editors’ Choice Awards 2023 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Organized by the Vietnam Audio-Visual Magazine, industry experts and technology reporters voted on the best innovations from the year. Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Ultra, Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra, Galaxy Watch6 Classic and Bespoke AI were recognized for their outstanding design and powerful capabilities.
[Chile] Samsung’s The Wall Installed at Aninat Gallery
Samsung’s The Wall display has been installed at the Aninat Gallery in Santiago, Chile — offering visitors a larger-than-life artistic experience until March 2024. To celebrate the breathtaking installation, an elegant cocktail event was held at the gallery as visitors enjoyed live music, new exhibitions and a unique blend of art and technology in the space.
[Malaysia] Samsung Named Recipient of CXP Best Customer Experience Awards 2023
Samsung Electronics Malaysia has been recognized as a recipient of the CXP Best Customer Experience Awards 2023 — a regional award acknowledging customer service excellence in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and Hong Kong. Teng Kah Wee, Head of Customer Satisfaction at Samsung Malaysia, accepted the award at the event and expressed the company’s fervent dedication to delivering superior customer service.
[U.K.] Samsung Presents First-Ever Live Streamed Gaming Event on London’s Piccadilly Screen
Samsung Electronics U.K. unveiled a groundbreaking gaming event streamed live to the Piccadilly screen in London, U.K. Gamers Vatira and Apparently Jack went head-to-head in Rocket League in a battle for the Samsung Gaming Hub Champion title. Using Ocean Outdoor’s DeepScreen® Alive technology, spectators shared live reactions to the match via mobile QR code for a more immersive gaming experience.
[Poland] Samsung Electronics Poland Wins ‘Employer of Tomorrow’ Competition
At its seventh annual competition, the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) awarded Samsung Electronics Poland the “Employer of Tomorrow” title in the Telecommunications and Cybersecurity Sector category. Samsung received the award for its Solve for Tomorrow program, which is currently in its third year.
[Poland] Samsung Wins Most Votes at Tech Awards 2023 in Poland
At the annual eighth edition of the Tech Awards, Samsung Electronics Poland was nominated 13 times and won six out of eight categories. In the competition organized by Onet and Komputer Świat, tens of thousands of Polish tech enthusiasts voted for their favorite devices across TVs and monitors, smartphones and more.
[Philippines] Samsung Introduces Its First-Ever Galaxy Campus Student Ambassadors
Samsung Electronics Philippines has selected its first batch of top young tech innovators, content creators and sustainability advocates to be part of its first-ever Galaxy Campus program. Fifty college students from universities all over the country gathered at the Galaxy Campus First Day High launch event held in Grand Hyatt Manila on December 16 and 17.
[U.S.] Samsung Hosts Series of Panels With The Hill To Discuss Sustainability
Samsung Electronics America hosted The Hill on a series of panels to showcase the commitment the U.S. government and non-profits are making toward reducing energy emissions after the COP-28 summit in Dubai. Mark Newton, Samsung’s Head of Sustainability, and Joe Ruffolo, general manager of The Hill, discussed Samsung’s ongoing sustainability efforts.
[India] Samsung Wins Appliance of the Year at BEE’s National Energy Conservation Awards
Samsung’s Top Load EcoBubble™ Washing Machine received the “Appliance of the Year” award at the National Energy Conservation Awards, presented by the Honorable President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu. Recognized for its innovative technologies aimed at reducing energy waste, the 5-star energy rated EcoBubble™ Washing Machine consumes 73% less energy and 19% less water.
[Vietnam] Samsung Announces 4 Winners of ‘Samsung Ghi Net — Flex Your Unique Self’ Contest
Samsung Electronics Vietnam announced the winners of the “Samsung Ghi Net — Flex Your Unique Self” video contest, part of the empowering Samsung x You campaign that encourages the younger generation to express themselves. The contest garnered hundreds of entries on online platforms and more than 120 million views. Samsung awarded the top four applicants while hosting a light exhibition and workshops celebrating personal values and identities.
[Czech Republic] Samsung and Czech Fashion Designer Hold Fashion Event in Prague
Samsung Electronics Czech Republic and fashion designer Lukáš Macháček held a fashion event at the trendy GRAM Bistro in Prague, Czech Republic. With influencers, journalists and fashion lovers in attendance, the event showcased Macháček’s collection of sleek, custom-made accessories for the Galaxy Z Flip5 and Z Fold5 and featured a performance by the Prague Roller Girls.
[MENA] Samsung Announces ‘ACT28 AI for Climate Hackathon’ at COP28 With UNDP
Samsung Electronics Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to organize the ACT28 AI for Climate Hackathon, building on the success of the 2022 ‘Hack for Climate Action Hackathon’ at COP27 in Egypt. With guidance from Generation17 mentors Nora Altwaijri and Oğuz Ergen, participants will create projects that support efforts to tackle climate change and advance sustainable development by leveraging AI, machine learning and other advanced technologies.
[U.S.] [Video] Living My Best Life With Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
In the latest installment of Samsung Electronic America’s “Living My Best Life” series, Field Sales Manager Steve Peters reveals how he seamlessly navigates between his professional and creative pursuits using his Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra. Outside of work, Steve is a content creator, author and motivational leader whose online courses help people become more confident in public speaking.
[India] Samsung Research Institute-Delhi Holds Mental Health Awareness Week
Recognizing the importance of mental health and well-being, Samsung Research Institute (SRI)-Delhi held a week-long mental health awareness campaign for employees called “The Joyous Chaos.” With a variety of mental health-related activities, the event aimed to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health and provide employees with tools to reduce stress in their work and personal lives.
[Türkiye] The Collaborative Effort of Samsung and Raisa Vanessa Resulted in the Dazzling “Flip Collection”
In an innovative collaboration, Samsung Electronics and the renowned fashion label Raisa Vanessa unveiled the “Flip Collection” at the Pilevneli Gallery. This unique collection, inspired by the sleek design of the Galaxy Z Flip5, represents a pioneering fusion of advanced technology and high fashion. Integrating the technological sophistication of the Galaxy Z Flip5 with the elegant fashion sense of Raisa Vanessa, the collection symbolizes the harmonious blend of two dynamic industries.
[Poland] Samsung Kicks Off Second Design with Bespoke Competition
Samsung Electronics Poland is inviting students, architects, designers and interior stylists to participate in the second edition of its Design with Bespoke competition. Applicants can submit their conceptual designs featuring the Bespoke refrigerator for three different interior styles — Japandi, mid-century modern and modern organic. Projects will be evaluated by a panel of judges next year, with the winner receiving a grand cash prize of 10,000 PLN (around 2,500 USD).
[Philippines] Samsung Named in the Philippines Best in Customer Service 2023 Survey
Samsung Electronics Philippines has been recognized for its superior customer service standards in the Philippines Best in Customer Service 2023 Survey — conducted by the Philippine Daily Inquirer and leading data and business intelligence organization Statista. With responses from more than 11,000 Filipino customers, the survey highlights Samsung’s commitment and dedication to excellent customer service.
[U.S.] Samsung Announces Multi-Year Partnership With Kansas City Current
Samsung Electronics has announced a new multi-year partnership with the Kansas City Current women’s soccer team — becoming the Official Display Partner of the CPKC Stadium, the world’s first stadium built for a professional women’s soccer team. As part of the partnership, Samsung will equip the stadium with a 75-foot-wide video scoreboard along with high-definition TVs and a state-of-the-art audio system.
[Austria] Samsung Ranks First in Goldbach Youngstar Q3 Study
Samsung Electronics Austria has received a high score of 64.4 in the Goldbach Youngstar Q3 study — a qualitative analysis conducted quarterly by the Austrian Gallup Institute that evaluates a brand’s favorability among young people. Samsung surpassed the previous year’s Goldbach Youngstar Award winner, positioning the company as a promising candidate to win this year’s award.
[Singapore] Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Receives Two Awards at PRISM Awards 2023
Samsung Singapore’s Solve for Tomorrow 2022 campaign has received two awards from the Institute of Public Relations of Singapore (IPRS) at PRISM Awards 2023 — the Outstanding Corporate Purpose Campaign Distinction Award and the Outstanding Stakeholder Engagement or Community Relations Distinction Award. These awards recognize Samsung’s meaningful impact on empowering young minds from the local community, with over 270 students participating in the 2022 edition of the competition.
[U.K.] Samsung and Skateboard GB Create Samsung Flip Park
As interest in skateboarding rises, Sky Brown and others are redefining what it means to be a skateboarder. In line with this, Samsung Electronics U.K. has partnered with Skateboard GB, the national governing body for skateboarding in England, to unveil Samsung Flip Park — a new immersive skateboarding experience inspired by the Galaxy Z Flip5 in London, U.K. From now until December 16, visitors can drop in to the skate park and enjoy skateboarding culture up close.
[India] Samsung Student Ecosystem for Engineered Data Lab Established in Bangalore
Samsung R&D Institute, Bangalore has joined hands with the Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) to establish the Samsung Student Ecosystem for Engineered Data (SEED) Lab. VIT students and faculty will be given the resources to explore artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and data engineering. Students and faculty will participate in joint research and development projects on alongside senior engineers at Samsung R&D Institute, Bangalore.
[U.S.] Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra Selected as Official Tablet Partner of Big Ten Conference
Samsung Electronics and the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra have been chosen as the official tablet partner of the Big Ten Conference, the oldest Division I collegiate athletic association in the U.S. To kick off the partnership, the Big Ten, Samsung and Indiana Sports Corp will host a workshop for high school football coaches on December 2 — where they will use the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra to break down game plans.
[Latinoamérica] Highlighting the Influence of Content Creators
Influencers have become a central part of the social media experience, building tight-knit communities where people can share their specific passions. To recognize this, Samsung Electronics Latinoamérica is spotlighting three well-known influencers from the region — David Chacón, Karla Urbina and Henry Urbina — and sharing how their content inspires and empowers fans.
[Austria] Samsung Hosts First Solve for Tomorrow Day for Children of Employees
Children of employees at Samsung Electronics Austria had the opportunity to participate in a Solve for Tomorrow workshop during the company’s first Solve for Tomorrow Day. Hosted by Samsung and educational organization The Things We Learn, six participants were able to put their problem-solving skills to the test by engaging in a variety of creative challenges that utilized important skills such as teamwork and critical thinking.
[Thailand] Samsung Opens Galaxy-Themed Pop-Up Café With KKI Sweets and Babyccino
Samsung Electronics Thailand has partnered with famous Singaporean dessert brand KKI Sweets and Thai brunch café Babyccino to open Cup of Sam, an interactive and elevated dining experience. The pop-up café offers unique desserts and drinks inspired by the Galaxy Z Flip5, signature menu items from KKI Sweets and café-themed photo zones for visitors to enjoy.
[Latinoamérica] Samsung Unveils New Executive Briefing Center in Ecuador
Samsung Electronics and its strategic partner IDF have opened a new executive briefing center (EBC) in Quito, Ecuador — enabling the companies to meet growing demand as national business development expands. In addition to providing customized business solutions, the center will offer visitors the opportunity to experience Samsung’s digital displays, HVAC systems and home appliances up close.
[Malaysia] Winners of Go The S-Tra Mile Photo Competition Announced
Samsung Electronics Malaysia has announced the winners of its Go The S-Tra Mile photo competition in which participants captured stunning shots using Galaxy S series smartphones. The six winners of the contest will be taken to South Korea where they will be accompanied by professional photographers for the ultimate photography trip around the country.
[U.S.] Samsung Upholds Veterans Day Tradition in South Carolina
To support veterans and military communities, Samsung Electronics America recently hosted the 7th annual Veterans Day Luncheon at the Veterans’ Affairs Office in Newberry, South Carolina. Despite the inclement weather, volunteers handed out hundreds of meals with Samsung-branded items and special treats — giving back to those who have sacrificed their time and lives for the country.
[Indonesia] How the Galaxy M54 5G Can Take Content Creation to the Next Level
The “A Day in My Life” vlog has emerged as a new trend on social media with content creation becoming a popular hobby and career aspiration for younger generations. Samsung Electronics Indonesia is highlighting some of the innovative features of the Galaxy M54 5G smartphone that enable users to film their best daily vlogs — including the 108MP camera lens, Video Digital Image Stabilizer (VDIS) function and Super AMOLED screen.
[Kazakhstan] Samsung Unveils Bespoke Zone at Platform-A Food Market
Samsung Electronics Kazakhstan opened an interactive Bespoke Zone at Platform-A, the largest food market in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Visitors to the Bespoke Zone could experience Bespoke appliances up close or virtually, participate in a floral arrangement workshop, enjoy delicious dishes, enter a raffle to win exclusive Bespoke merchandise and more.
[Belgium] Samsung Teams Up With B-Girl Camine Van Hoof for Breakdance Class
As a sponsor of the 2023 World Breaking Championship, Samsung Electronics Belgium is bringing attention to breakdancing and ncouraging young girls to follow their passions. Samsung held a special breaking workshop hosted by female breakdancer (B-girl) Camine Van Hoof at De Es High School in Berchem, Belgium — encouraging young women to express themselves through energetic dance.
[Türkiye] Samsung and UNDP Provide Job Training to Turkish Youth
Samsung Electronics Türkiye and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Türkiye joined hands to organize a two-day job training event at the Samsung Innovation Center in Istanbul, Türkiye. On November 18 and 19, selected youth attended valuable workshops on networking, interviewing and resume writing as part of Samsung Innovation Campus.
[Canada] Samsung Named One of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for Ninth Consecutive Year
For the ninth consecutive year, Samsung Electronics Canada has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers — a list curated by The Globe and Mail. The competition recognizes employers with exceptional human resource programs and workplace policies. Samsung’s inclusion demonstrates the company’s commitment to supporting employee well-being and building an inclusive workplace culture.
[Vietnam] Samsung Vietnam Holds Recruitment Aptitude Test for University Graduates
On November 19, Samsung Electronics Vietnam held its Global Samsung Aptitude Test (GSAT) for engineers and university graduates to seek new talent for its global employee network. Applicants who pass the test will qualify to participate in an interview round in December for potential employment at one of Samsung Vietnam’s branches.
[Spain] Samsung Joins Hands With Michelin-Star Chefs To Power Cooking Series
Samsung Electronics Iberia has teamed up with renowned Spanish chefs Javier and Sergio Torres to showcase the powerful cooking capabilities of Samsung’s smart kitchen appliances. The chefs’ film set will feature the latest appliances such as Samsung ovens, equipped with Dual Cook technology, with the chefs releasing weekly recipes and courses on the Hermanos Torres Digital Channel from December.
[India] Samsung R&D Institute Receives Two Accolades at 2023 Nasscom Spotlight Awards
Samsung R&D Institute Bangalore (SRI-B), Samsung’s largest R&D facility outside of Korea, has been awarded two accolades at the 2023 Nasscom Spotlight Awards — a ceremony recognizing outstanding achievements in Engineering Research & Development (ER&D). Samsung received awards for leading innovation for its Galaxy Upcycled program and Smart Building (b.IoT) solution in the categories of Ideation to Engineering Leadership and Concept to Engineering Leadership.
[Canada] Samsung Earns Forest Stewardship Council® Award for Forest Protection Efforts
Samsung Electronics Canada has received the prestigious Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Leadership Award for its commitment to supporting FSC’s mission – to protect and conserve Canada’s forests. Samsung donated $1 from every online and in-store purchase to FSC during Earth Month, in addition to earning FSC certification for its product packaging.
[Argentina] Solve for Tomorrow Winners Develop Innovative Air Pollution Solution
Samsung Electronics Argentina’s 10th edition of Solve for Tomorrow has officially concluded, with team CitySensor from Buenos Aires taking home first place. The team’s innovative project sought to address air pollution concerns in the local community by installing solar-powered sensors in various neighborhoods, providing real-time measurements of pollution levels via an interactive map.
[Sweden] Samsung To Co-Develop Smart Home Complex in Sweden
Samsung Electronics Sweden has partnered with several leading organizations to develop a new modern smart home complex in Brobyholm, Sweden. By 2028, nearly 2,000 homes will be equipped with a Smart Home Energy Management System that includes Samsung’s SmartThings Energy solution and eco-conscious appliances, showcasing the future of sustainable living.
[U.S.] How Samsung and the CTA Foundation Are Working for a More Inclusive Future
Committed to creating a more accessible and equitable future for all, Samsung Electronics is joining hands with other like-minded industry leaders to develop innovations that address accessibility challenges within tech. As a part of its “Partners in Accessibility” series, Samsung is spotlighting the CTA Foundation — an organization that supports programs for seniors and people with disabilities — and sharing how the two organizations are driving inclusive change for the future.
[U.S.] Solve for Tomorrow Alumnus Shares Path Since Competition
To highlight the positive impacts of Solve for Tomorrow, Samsung Electronics America is spotlighting students who participated in the competition through its “Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Alumni: Where Are They Now?” series. Solve for Tomorrow alumnus Donovan Carter shares how his team’s AcceleRoute program awakened his passion for electrical engineering.
[India] Samsung Releases Bixby Support for Indian English Accents
Samsung Electronics released an update for Bixby this past July providing support for Indian English accents. The update provides a natural range of intonations and pronunciations of native Indian words, locations, entities and more, offering users a more inclusive and tailored experience when communicating with Bixby.
[Latinoamérica] Samsung Empowers Young Minds at World Robot Olympiad 2023
This year’s World Robot Olympiad — a global robotics competition for young people — was held in Panama City, Panama, from November 7 to 9. Participants competed in creating sustainable and efficient shipping solutions through robotics during the three-day event. As an official sponsor, Samsung displayed its SmartThings technology at the company’s dedicated Experience Zone.
[U.S.] Samsung Holds National Skills and Repair Competitions for Technicians
Samsung Electronics continually invests in upskilling programs and initiatives to help its technicians grow professionally and serve customers better. This past October, Samsung Care hosted its annual National Skills and Repair Competitions, where top Mobile eXperience (MX) and Consumer Electronics and Home Appliance (CE) technicians put their skills to the test and tackled complex technical problems.
[South Africa] First Cohort of Lesotho Students Graduate From Samsung Innovation Campus
Samsung Electronics Africa recently held a graduation ceremony at Lerotholi Polytechnic Grounds to celebrate the first cohort of Lesotho students who successfully completed the Samsung Innovation Campus program. 44 graduates were awarded certificates in Coding & Programming, AI, Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, equipping them with the future-forward skills necessary to grow Lesotho’s technology sector.
[U.S.] New York-based Interior Designer Highlights How Bespoke Appliances Revamped Her Laundry Room
Parker Bowie Larson, a New York-based stylist and interior designer who’s worked with ELLE DECOR and Architectural Digest, recently gave her laundry room a stylish new makeover, complete with Samsung’s Bespoke AI Washer and Dryer. Larson shares how she transformed a utilitarian space into a colorful room that sparks joy and discusses how the Bespoke AI Washer and Dryer add sleek style and functionality to her laundry room.
[Vietnam] Four Samsung Products Recognized for Innovative Features at Better Choice Awards 2023
Samsung Electronics Vietnam has won four awards at the Better Choice Awards 2023, a national award ceremony in Vietnam recognizing products creating unique innovations that bring value to local communities. Four Samsung products — including the Galaxy Z Flip5, Z Fold5, Bespoke refrigerator and Neo QLED 8K TV — took home awards for their innovative features, with the Galaxy Z Flip5 winning Grand Prize — “Trendsetting Technology Product” award for its iconic foldable form.
[Italy] Samsung Ranks No. 1 in After-Sales Service Standards for Air Conditioners
For the fifth consecutive year, Samsung Electronics Italy has been ranked No. 1 in after-sales service for its air conditioners in the “Best in Italy — Service Champions 2024” survey. The survey was conducted by the independent research organization German Institute for Quality and Finance (ITQF), with this accolade recognizing Samsung’s excellent customer service standards throughout the product lifecycle.
[Latinoamérica] Samsung Celebrates 10 Years of Solve for Tomorrow in Latin America
Samsung Electronics is celebrating 10 years of Solve for Tomorrow in Latin America, with the competition providing over 311,000 students in 20 countries the opportunity to develop innovative STEM projects for their communities during that time. To commemorate this anniversary, Samsung brought together former participants from different countries at an event in Bogotá, Colombia to share their stories on how the competition impacted their lives.
[Africa] [Editorial] Ensuring Quality STEM Education and Learning Opportunities
Education has the power to change lives drastically, both in the present and future. Bumsuk Hong, President and CEO of Samsung Electronics Africa, discusses how Samsung’s leading CSR initiatives are expanding access to technical education in Africa. While hundreds of individuals graduated with certificates in technical and engineering skills as a result of Samsung Engineering Academy, Solve for Tomorrow was piloted in 51 schools throughout South Africa to give more students the opportunity to grow and apply their knowledge in STEM.
[Europe][Editorial] Support for Youth Tackling Pressing Societal Problems
Samsung Electronics is committed to supporting the academic growth of Millennials and Gen Z by paving the way for them to build a brighter future. Simon Sung, President and CEO of Samsung Electronics Europe, highlights some of the company’s positive academic impacts in the region. With 44 offices across Europe, Samsung has worked to spearhead initiatives in local communities that provide youth with skillsets needed for the future. Focusing on STEM education for young people, Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow has a significant presence in 20 European countries whereas Samsung Innovation Campus has impacted the lives of around 30,000 participants.
[Latinoamérica][Editorial] Equitable Education Opportunities for Young Latin Americans
To make STEM education more equitable for young Latin Americans, Samsung Electronics is striving to ensure that country-specific educational needs are met through its various CSR activities. Hong Sang Jo, President of Samsung Electronics Latin America, explains how the company is prioritizing a holistic approach to education and empowering diverse groups of youth. Solve for Tomorrow has involved students from 20 Latin American countries since launching in the region in 2014, and the company is seeking to expand this reach going forward. Additionally, Solve for Tomorrow and Samsung Innovation Campus have supported more than 357,000 students and teachers, including marginalized groups such as indigenous communities and women.
[Southwest Asia] [Editorial] Empowering Youth Through Education and Equal Opportunities
Samsung Electronics recognizes the unbridled potential within the Indian youth and strives to provide them equal access to technology and technical education across the country — from the biggest cities to the smallest remote villages. JB Park, President and CEO of Samsung Electronics Southwest Asia, elaborates on how the company has taken steps to create educational opportunities that will elevate India’s next generation to meet the challenges of tomorrow. Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow competition has helped to nurture the talents of young Indians over the past two years. Samsung is also creating more diverse and job-ready workforce for the future through Samsung Innovation Campus. Additionally, Samsung Innovation Campus is promoting gender representation within STEM with an all women batch in Visakhapatnam.
[Southeast Asia & Oceania] [Editorial] Paving the Way for Changemakers and the Next Generation of Innovators
Samsung Electronics has made notable strides within the Southeast Asia and Oceania (SEAO) region to equip youth with the necessary digital and technological skills for the future. Sangho Jo, President and CEO of Samsung Electronics Southeast Asia and Oceania, highlights how the company’s initiatives in empowering young people in the region have extended to the Philippines, Indonesia, Samoa, New Zealand and more. Since its inception in SEAO, Solve for Tomorrow has attracted more than 110,000 students from 1,000 schools to participate in the competition. Likewise, Samsung continues to expand its Samsung Innovation Campus program, with the launch of the CSR initiative in Cambodia and Laos this year. Through its programs, Samsung has enabled thousands of students to gain skills in future-forward topics and encouraged the next generation of innovators to think critically about solutions for pressing social issues.
[Vietnam] Samsung Receives Two Certificates of Merit for Outstanding Employee Welfare
On October 29, Samsung Electronics Vietnam (SEV) and Samsung Electronics Vietnam Thai Nguyen (SEVT) received two Certificates of Merit at the Typical Enterprises for Employees 2023 ceremony, an event recognizing organizations committed to the highest employee welfare standards. SEV and SEVT were awarded accolades from the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, respectively, affirming its status as a great workplace for employees.
[North America] [Editorial] Creating a More Inclusive World by Uplifting Communities
Throughout its 54-year history, Samsung Electronics has remained committed to fostering co-prosperity by pioneering meaningful social change at the local level. KS Choi, Samsung Electronics North America President and CEO, discusses how the company has worked to ensure its actions directly support the well-being of employees and surrounding communities. Samsung has ensured students have access to technology and STEM education through its Samsung Solve for Tomorrow competition — first launched in the U.S. in 2010 — and has been making strides to address industry gaps through Samsung Innovation Campus. To create a more inclusive world for all, the company has also strengthened community outreach programs through Samsung Gives initiatives and supported the work of diverse employee resource groups (ERGs).
[Netherlands] Samsung Releases Unique Sleep Track To Help Young People Improve Their Sleep
Samsung Electronics Netherlands has released an innovative sleep track created in collaboration with Dutch DJ duo Mr. Belt & Wezol and independent neuroscientist and sleep expert Dr. Els van der Helm. With the aim of helping Dutch young people improve their sleep, the track was created using sleep data collected from the Samsung Sleep Rave in Amsterdam — where participants listened to an eight-hour DJ set while data was recorded on their Galaxy Watch6.
[Indonesia] Samsung Unveils New Campaign for Ultimate Customization Possibilities
Samsung Electronics has released a new campaign called Samsung x You for users in the Southeast Asia and Oceania (SEAO) region, demonstrating its commitment to providing users with ultimate customizability for their devices. The company will host a series of exciting local events in each of the region’s markets, including pop-ups, artist and brand collaborations, exclusive accessory releases and contests — giving users in the region countless ways to personalize their devices.
[U.S.] Samsung Ranks Top in 8 Categories in U.S. Appliance Satisfaction Survey
Samsung Electronics America has ranked highest in eight out of 11 categories in the J.D. Power 2023 U.S. Appliance Satisfaction Study, a consumer study that measures customer satisfaction. The company had the highest rankings in Customer Satisfaction and received the most awards for Kitchen and Laundry Appliances in 2023 — with many participants lauding Samsung products for their innovative designs and functionalities, as well as the company’s superior customer service.
[Italy] How Italians Are Incorporating Sustainability Into Their Daily Routines
Samsung Electronics Italy and market research institute Human Highway conducted the “Italians, Savings and Good Practices” survey to learn more about sustainable everyday habits among more than 1,000 respondents. The result shows that both younger and older generations care about pressing environmental issues, and the use of smart appliances and technological devices can support people in their daily lives in terms of energy efficiency, savings, and consumption management.
[Southeast Asia and Oceania] Samsung Executive Highlights the Region’s Personalization Efforts
For Millennials and Gen Z, smartphones and personal devices are an extension of themselves and an outlet for self-expression. Sangho Jo, President and CEO at Samsung Electronics Southeast Asia and Oceania, outlines the region’s various efforts and campaign for users to personalize their devices and embrace their individuality.
[U.S.] Mentoring the Next Generation To Bridge the DEI Divide
Samsung Electronics is committed to creating an inclusive organizational culture and amplifying the diverse voices working to achieve this goal. In recognition of Global Diversity Awareness Month, Alok Shah — Vice President of Networks Strategy, BD & Marketing — discusses the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts and highlights his experience working at Samsung.
[India] 396 Students Graduate From Samsung Innovation Campus
Samsung Electronics India is celebrating another round of graduates from Samsung Innovation Campus, the company’s flagship CSR initiative. 396 students from Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow received training in coding, programming, AI and big data — with the company on track to reach its goal of educating 3,000 students in future tech domains by the end of 2023.
[Brazil] Samsung’s Booth Turns Heads at Brazil Game Show
At this year’s Brazil Game Show (BGS), the largest electronic game fair in Latin America, Samsung Electronics Brazil’s booth was one of the main highlights of the event. Attendees participated in a variety of activities including meet and greets, live streams and in-person gameplay while experiencing Samsung’s ecosystem and leading products such as Smart TVs, Odyssey gaming monitors, Galaxy smartphones and more.
[U.S.] How Samsung Is Supporting the Next Generation of Innovators
With their social media prowess and tech-savviness, Gen Z middle and high school students are problem-solvers ready to turn their passions into enterprises. Ann Woo, Head of Corporate Citizenship at Samsung Electronics America, shares her thoughts on this idea and explains how Samsung continues supporting educational growth for students through its Solve for Tomorrow competition.
[Chile] Samsung Holds First Wellness Festival in Chile
Samsung Electronics held the first Watch6 Wellness Festival at the La Reina Country Club in Chile — bringing attendees together to partake in diverse sports and exercise activities. During the instructor-led yoga, spinning and CrossFit classes, 150 participants tracked their health statistics on the Galaxy Watch6 and gained detailed insights into the impact of exercise on their bodies.
[U.S.] Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Survey Shows Gen Z’s Attitudes on the Future of Work
Samsung Solve for Tomorrow conducted a survey with Morning Consult, a business intelligence agency, to gain insights into Gen Z’s perspectives on the future of work and the job landscape. The survey polled 1,000 U.S. students aged 16 to 25 and found that 40% believe AI will disrupt the job market in traditional industries while 50% expressed interest in becoming an entrepreneur. In response to Gen Z’s entrepreneurial mindset, Samsung introduced the “Rising Entrepreneurship Award” and committed to supporting their journey.
[Belgium] Samsung Tops Strongest Brands List in Belgium
Samsung Electronics Belgium has ranked first on the 2023 Top 30 Strongest Brands in Belgium list from Kantar BrandZ — a leading brand valuation organization. Collecting the opinions of over 7,200 Belgian consumers, the ranking recognizes Samsung’s commitment to superior customer service standards, leading innovation and high-quality products.
[Mexico] Samsung Wins Campaign Award at YouTube Works Awards
On October 11, Samsung Electronics Mexico was awarded the Best Full Funnel Campaign accolade at the YouTube Works Awards ceremony, an event celebrating the most creative and effective campaigns on the platform. The company was recognized for its widely successful #ShareTheEpic Galaxy S23 campaign that launched in February and raised product and brand awareness among Gen Z.
[Chile] Samsung Celebrates Latest Graduates From Women in Big Data Program
Samsung Electronics Chile held a commencement ceremony at Ceduc UCN Coquimbo to celebrate the end of its Women in Big Data program, a job training project carried out by Samsung Innovation Campus. Thirty women from the Coquimbo region successfully completed the intensive program centered on various applications of data use, gaining new technical skills to enhance and expand their career paths.
[Malaysia] Malaysian Content Creator Showcases Innovative Features of Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra
For content creator and lifestyle influencer Yaya Zahir, having the right tools to seamlessly capture her ideas is essential, making the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra the perfect creative companion for her work. Zahir showcases some of the unique and powerful functions of the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra that help her make her ideas a reality — including Multi Window, Multi Control, S Pen and more.
[Spain] Samsung Kicks Off My Flip Week Tour at Spanish Universities
Samsung Electronics Spain has begun My Flip Week tour, an initiative in which a trailer will visit 12 universities in the country with the goal of connecting young people to the latest Galaxy innovations. Students can get hands-on experience with the new Galaxy Z Flip5 and Z Fold5, play games on the Samsung Gaming Hub and participate in the Flip Tour contest for a chance to win a trip to Seoul, South Korea.
[Netherlands] Samsung To Host Sleep Rave To Study Effects of Music on Sleep
Samsung Electronics Netherlands has organized the first-ever Sleep Rave in the city of Amsterdam with the goal of examining how music affects sleep. Participants will listen to an eight-hour music set from Dutch DJ duo Mr. Belt & Wezol while the Galaxy Watch6 records and monitors their sleep patterns. Using the collected data, Samsung will create an epic sleep track to help Dutch Galaxy users sleep better.
[Latin America] Samsung’s Efforts To Promote Product and Resource Circularity
In celebration of International E-Waste Day, observed annually to reflect on the global impacts of electronic waste and the necessity of circularity, Samsung Electronics Latin America is highlighting its efforts to promote sustainability throughout the product lifecycle. From incorporating recycled materials into its devices to offering self-repair kits for users, Samsung is committed to reducing environmental impact and helping users do the same.
[U.S.] The Importance of ENERGY STAR Certification in Samsung Home Appliances
To celebrate ENERGY STAR Day, Samsung Electronics is discussing the significance of energy efficiency and the role ENERGY STAR certification plays in sustainability. With over 500 ENERGY STAR certified Samsung products, Samsung Newsroom dives into the advantages of the certification and the company’s commitment to ensure its products help users live more eco-consciously.
[Brazil] Samsung Brazil Employee Highlights Women’s Presence in Gaming Industry
As the gaming industry continues to transform, the diversity within the global gaming community has been the center of many conversations. Marina Correia, Monitor Product Manager at Samsung Electronics Brazil, discusses how women are a prominent part of the gaming community in both Brazil and the world, emphasizing the need for strengthened inclusion within the industry.
[Mexico] Tech Influencer Walks Galaxy Users Through Galaxy Self-Repair Kits
Technology influencer Isa Luna demonstrated how Galaxy users can repair their devices conveniently at home using Samsung’s self-repair kits. With the necessary parts, tools and step-by-step guides on three types of repairs included in the kits, users can keep their Galaxy S20, S21 or S22 in optimal condition.
[U.S.] Samsung Employees Share Their Favorite ENERGY STAR-Certified Appliances
Samsung Electronics is committed to helping homeowners around the world incorporate sustainability into their daily routines at home by simply using its leading ENERGY STAR-certified appliances. In celebration of ENERGY STAR Day on October 11, Samsung employees highlighted how their favorite Samsung home appliances help them and their families save energy and live more eco-consciously.
[Austria] Samsung Showcases Solve for Tomorrow Initiative at Vienna Education Festival
On October 6, Samsung Electronics Austria attended the first Vienna Education Festival held in Vienna, Austria — an event hosted by the Hub for Education Innovation Vienna (HEIV) showcasing emerging trends within education. Attendees were able to learn more about Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow initiative and how empowering youth through educational projects and competitions can help inspire the next generation of great minds.
[Malaysia] Samsung Wins Brand and Service Accolades at Asian Experience Awards 2023
Samsung Electronics Malaysia received two awards at the Asian Experience Awards 2023 — an event hosted by the Asian Business Review celebrating the outstanding experience initiatives of companies in Asia. In recognition of its superior customer service standards, Samsung earned the honorable accolades of Malaysia Brand Experience of the Year – Electronics and Malaysia Service Experience of the Year – Electronics.
[U.S.] How Samsung’s Presence Boosted Local Economy in South Carolina Community
In 2017, Samsung Electronics Home Appliances America (SEHA) opened the company’s first U.S.-based home appliance manufacturing facility in Newberry County, South Carolina — quickly becoming an essential part of the local community. Since its launch, the effects on the community have been far-reaching, with Samsung’s presence in Newberry helping stimulate local business, housing development, employment rates and more.
[Indonesia] Samsung and Paris Baguette Team Up To Create Flip Café
Samsung Electronics Indonesia has partnered with Paris Baguette to create Flip Café, a K-Wave-themed space for young people to express their creativity using Samsung’s iconic foldable phones. From now until October 31, visitors to select Paris Baguette stores can participate in a variety of exciting activities — including coffee-making workshops, content creation opportunities and the #JoinTheFlipSelfie challenge for a chance to win a Galaxy Z Flip5 or Galaxy Buds2.
[Canada] Samsung Partners With Possibilities Clinic To Support Individuals With ADHD
In recognition of ADHD Awareness Month, Samsung Electronics Canada has partnered with Possibilities Clinic — an organization specialized in assessing and treating ADHD and ADD — to create a resource hub to support Canadians with ADHD. Visitors can learn how SmartThings, Samsung apps and other connected technologies assist individuals with ADHD by improving routines, reducing distractions and more.
[U.S.] Samsung Partners With IDEMIA To Bring Mobile Driver’s Licenses to Samsung Wallet
Samsung Electronics America is bringing mobile driver’s licenses and state IDs to Samsung Wallet, with the rollout beginning in Arizona and Iowa. Samsung has partnered with IDEMIA — the global leader in identity technologies — to ensure mobile IDs are state-verified and securely stored on Galaxy devices, helping users streamline everyday activities from making age-restricted purchases to clearing airport security.
[Europe] Samsung Powers Anti-Poaching Initiative With Galaxy Devices
Samsung Electronics Europe announced the expansion of its Wildlife Watch pilot initiative, a project in collaboration with Africam and The Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit to protect animal poaching in the South African bush. The Galaxy S23 Ultra and S21 Ultra will be used to broadcast 24/7 live streams of the animals and collect footage for poaching investigations in the Balule Nature Reserve in South Africa.
[U.S.] Samsung The Wall Display Enhances Guest Experiences at Hilton Waikiki Beach
Samsung Electronics America is redefining hospitality at the Hilton Waikiki Beach with a new installation of The Wall All-In-One 4K Display to elevate the hotel ambiance and offer guests and visitors an unforgettable viewing experience. Installed by Samsung and Pacific Digital Sign in the LBLE lobby bar, The Wall provides guests with lodging information and entertainment throughout the day.
[Brazil] Samsung Announces Participation in Brazil Game Show
Samsung Electronics Brazil announced its role as a major partner of the Brazil Game Show (BGS) 2023, the largest electronic gaming event in Latin America. From October 11 to 15, attendees can take part in a variety of events, such as meet and greets and live lectures, and experience Samsung’s line of top gaming technologies — including its premium gaming monitors, laptops and Smart TVs.