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Grab Supports Indonesia’s Creative Communities through Brightspot 2017

Grab, the leading on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, today announce its role as the official ride buddy for Indonesia’s annual modern culture festival, Brightspot 2017.


  • Grab is the official ride buddy of the most anticipated creative event in Jakarta, Brightspot 2017
  • Creative industry enthusiasts can enjoy seamless, safe, convenient and comfortable rides to their favorite event
  • Exclusively designed GrabCar, Grab The Art Car, will be stylishly showcased at the four-day modern culture festival event

Jakarta, November 2nd, 2017 – Grab, the leading on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, today announced its role as the official ride buddy for Indonesia’s annual modern culture festival, Brightspot 2017. This partnership continues to emphasize Grab’s commitment to be the platform that inspires people and encourage them to follow their passions and do it with gusto, while Grab helps to connect it to them.

Through the participation at this year’s event, Grab also introduced “Grab the Art Car” as its first curation program in partnership with Brightspot, showcasing ten GrabCar units that have been exclusively designed by ten country’s top young artists with unique art preferences. The ten artists involved in the project were Adi Dharma ‘Stereoflow’, Aver Roes, Isa Indra Permana, Bunga Yuridespita, Marcella Liunic, Muchlis Fachri ‘Muklay’, Muhammad Taufiq ‘EMTE’, The Popoh, Ratta Bill dan Zaky Arifin.

“Our participation at Brightspot affirms our commitment in becoming an integral part of our customers’ life. Creative industry underpins economic growth, creates jobs and brings people together which aligned with our brand promise. Grab platform is a means of connecting and providing access to the things that matter to people, including their passion that we encourage them to do it with gusto. Brightspot is about highlighting extraordinary local products and talents and as a company with hyperlocal approach, we are beyond ecstatic to be part of the effort to support the growth of the creative industry by providing a platform for the country’s local artists to showcase their idea and creativity,” said Mediko Azwar, Marketing Director of Grab Indonesia.

“Brightspot has become the creative market pioneer and barometer in Indonesia. In its eighth edition, Brightspot returns with a brand new concept, ‘Modern Culture Festival’, as we are always offering fresh, innovative, and set to be the trendsetter and trend-maker to promote the modern culture of the country. Our partnership with Grab is aligned with our target market and spirit to always innovate,“ said Anton Wirjono, one of the Brightspot Market founders.

Brightspot visitors can enjoy special privileges inside the Grab Lounge. Grab users can charge their phone, enjoy free Wi-Fi, and redeem their GrabRewards points in exchange for shopping vouchers.

A special pick-up point will also be present at the venue. Easy to spot and convenient, Brightspot visitors will enjoy effortless departure and arrival process. “Here, we celebrate the diversity and creativity of Indonesia’s brightest talents. We hope that our participation encourages the artists to follow their passion and inspire all the visitors,” Mediko concluded.

This year’s Brightspot will run from 2 to 5 November at PIK Avenue Ballroom in 300m2 area with supports of more than 170 tenants over the four-day period with five main areas: Fashion area, F&B area, Music & Collaboration area, Art Installation area & Kids area. Each area to host entertaining shows for the visitors to spend their weekend in a real festival ambiance.

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Grab is Southeast Asia‟s leading on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform. Grab solves critical transportation challenges to make transport freedom a reality for 620 million people in Southeast Asia. Grab‟s core product platform includes transport solutions for drivers and passengers with an emphasis on convenience, safety and reliability, as well as its proprietary mobile payments platform, GrabPay, which is increasing access to mobile payment solutions for millions of Grab riders and drivers across Southeast Asia and deepening financial inclusion in the region. In Indonesia, Grab‟s network of agents is helping the unbanked and underbanked utilize GrabPay‟s platform to participate in the digital revolution. Grab currently offers services in Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar. For more information, please visit:

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