Thunder 11 by Iko Uwais
Business advisory &
Switching the entertainer image of Iko Uwais as a sports entrepreneurs
Iko Uwais has been known as Indonesian martial arts actor with a long line of the prestigious movie both in the national and global scale. However, the actor is now trying to expand his career as a businessman through the development of martial arts center called Thunder 11. Thunder 11 was founded in along with the support of his partners. The purpose of this center is to provide access for Indonesian’s public with self-defense training as well as to discover and build more martial arts talent in Indonesia. Dialogue position in Thunder 11 is quite unique whereas we are trusted to become not only their PR partners but also the business advisor that provide them from marketing to fundraising strategy. Utilizing Dialogue channel to a potential partner that can connect them to investors, Thunder 11 has become a client that trust their reputation as well as business continuity with Dialogue Communications.
One of the most prominent projects that Dialogue has been conducted was the opening of Thunder 11 very first martial art center in Bekasi. Thunder 11 along with Dialogue is also developing several pilot projects which all are design to position IkoUwaisas the key figure in Indonesia’s martial art industry. The effort to switch the strong image of an entertainer is surely takes a long haul in the process. To pursue this goal, Dialogue starting with the development of strong key messages on how Ikohas always have the dream to expand his career path and to help more people to reach their dreams in becoming talents through martial arts. This messages slowly penetrated in every story angle we tried to disseminate to the media. The work is still on progress and yet already shows progressive results.
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