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Generación de valor para los accionistas

Value generation for shareholders

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Generación de valor para los accionistas

Cine Colombia achievements

At the end of 2018 the company’s operation completed 45 multiplex, 321 screens and 61.000 chairs. Cine Colombia’s share regarding the number of cinematographic complexes (multiplex), was 20,7% and on screens 28.4% in relation to the total industry nationwide.

  • Cine Colombia managed to consolidate its best year both in viewers and at the box office. Of the 12 months of the year, 8 of them reached the record for the best month in history. In 2018, 27,7 million viewers entered the theaters, billing $252,176 million, compared to 2017 when 24,9 million viewers entered and $238,798 million were billed at the box office.
  • In the industry market share the leadership was also strengthened in box office and viewers, with 45,6 % and 43,3 %, respectively. In the previous year (2017) these same indicators were 43,8 % and 39,7 %. This confirms the success of the strategies applied by the company. Likewise, of the 13 cities where Cine Colombia is present, in 9 of them it is the box office market leader.
  • The food business in 2018 grew 15,2 % compared to the previous year, achieving sales of $225.069 million, figures with which the company in this line would be in the top 10 of the large food chains in the country.
  • The Cineco APP grew 48% as a sales channel compared to 2017, managing to sell 2,2 million tickets for cinema and alternative content; this means that the APP participated in 7,8% of the total tickets sold by Cine Colombia

The other special products of the company presented the following behaviors:

  • Cineco Card: 300 new cards were placed and 1,1milion cards registered transactions.
  • Cineco Plus Bracelet: this novel bracelet targeted at kids was launched, with which they can buy products and services at a special price through collectible pins and redeem prizes.
  • Platinum Cineco Card: in its second year of operation this loyalty card reached 18,879 clients in this category, which compared to the 15,490 users of the second issuance of the card represented a growth of 22%.
  • Cineco Portal: 1,1 million tickets were sold through this channel and 45,7 million visits were received.
  • Box Office Express / Kiosks: The service Box Office Express was implemented through which 1,2 million tickets were sold.
  • Pop Cinema: the “Pop Cinema” product was launched, the new microwave popcorn that can be found at box office and supermarkets. 

The company carried out several measurements throughout 2018 which reaffirmed the position of leadership, positioning and excellent reputation. These measurements were:

  • The Net Promoter Score (NPS), an indicator that allows knowing the recommendation rate and customer satisfaction with the brand. The results of this indicator have been 64 for 2018, which compared to a score of 57 in the previous year gives a growth in satisfaction of 12,2 %.

    External brand health study, where the brand predisposition went from 46,3 % in 2017 to 48,2 % in 2018. This indicator measures the percentage of people who think of Cine Colombia as the first option to go to the movies.

  • Route 90 is the initiative that has the greatest external recognition and that has helped to boost the good reputation of the company. This initiative has managed to transport the magic of movies so that thousands of families enjoy for the first time the big screen. In its first two years it reached 28 of the 32 departments of the country, traveling 38 thousand kilometers and more than 2,000 nautical miles to visit a total of 309 towns.

Cine Colombia outstanding initiative

  • During 2018, Cine Colombia concentrated on launching innovative experiences that keep holding good and exciting the experience of going to the movies.

Achievements

  • It inaugurated the Multiplex Viva Envigado in Medellín, the largest Cine Colombia Multiplex, and has 14 cinemas, all the food businesses, a Platinum Zone, 2 Platinum cinemas (with reclining chairs with superior level specifications, and restaurant service to the chairs), 2 alternative content cinemas, and the first IMAX screen for the Company.
    • The “IMAX Commercial Laser Projection System” is one of the few installed in the world, with a projector that uses the RGB laser technology and produces a higher brightness on the screen. It has a 12.1 channel sound system and a floor-to-ceiling screen of 22.5 meters wide by 12.8 high for a total projection area of 288 m2 making it the second largest in the country by size. This screen has maintained 54.8% occupancy and ranks first in billing in the country.
  • It premiered the Onyx Room, Samsung LED 4K screen, at the Andino Multiplex in the city of Bogotá. Samsung and Cine Colombia made an alliance to install the first Onyx Room with LED 4K screen for commercial cinema in Colombia, which has been a milestone in the evolution of cinema exhibition formats, as it is the first theater without a projector to be installed in South America, and number seventeen in the world.

Cine Colombia challenges 2019 – 2020

Cine Colombia must face the accelerated growth of movie access platforms via streaming and competition. For this, it has as challenges:

  • To get premium locations in the cities where it wants to be present.
  • To maintain the profitability in the negotiations of premises for Multiplex.
  • To innovate permanently in technology: type of theaters, screens, projectors, sound, chairs and food formats.
  • To strengthen the APP’s (digital applications).
  • To keep consolidating products like Pop Cinema, Cineco Plus and Platinum Card.
Buen gobierno y ética empresarial

Good governance and business ethics

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Buen gobierno y ética empresarial

Cine Colombia achievements

  • Strict compliance with the procedures of SAGRLAFT (Self-control and Risk Management System for Asset Laundering and Terrorism Financing) by the Compliance Officer.
  • Meetings of the Board of Directors, Shareholders’ Assembly and Audit Committees in accordance with the schedules and the Corporate Governance guidelines.
  • Timely attention to all legal requirements of the company.
  • Active participation in the Legal Committee at Group level.
  • Follow-up on the few complaints from the company’s ethical line.

Cine Colombia’s outstanding initiative

  • Cine Colombia has stood out for its rigor in the control and fulfillment of all its actions.

Achievements

  • To consistently implement expense control processes in purchasing decisions, verifying against the budget and guaranteeing the quality of suppliers.
  • To carry out weekly purchasing and allocation committees, complying with the supplier evaluation policies.

Cine Colombia challenges 2019 – 2020

  • Due to the high turnover at the operational level, the great challenge is to maintain employees permanently informed of all the measures implemented to maintain the good corporate governance practices within the company.
Desarrollo y bienestar del talento

Talent development and well-being

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Desarrollo y bienestar del talento

Cine Colombia achievements

Programs for access to cinema for low-income populations among which the following stand out:

  • “Social Cineco” Program / Special functions. In 2018 the company managed to enable 286,117 girls and boys to benefit from its various corporate social responsibility programs. With this initiative, more than 1,300 free performances were programmed nationwide.
  • “Condor’s eye view” Festival. This festival was developed in the twelve main municipalities of the Cundinamarca Department, aiming to contribute at the construction of social fabric through the recognition of culture and wealth. Within the framework of this festival, the experience of cinema was promoted as a fundamental part of culture.
  • “Cinema for Everyone” Program. Cine Colombia makes investments in the infrastructure of its Multiplexes that allow access to cinema to the population with disabilities. Since July 2018 “Cinema for everyone” has managed to program 72 functions in 12 cities, allowing 20,533 girls and boys with visual and hearing disabilities to enjoy the cinema accompanied by their families.
  • 98% of the 321 movie theaters have the necessary conditions to serve the population with physical limitations.

Cine Colombias’s outstanding initiative

  • Cine Colombia continues to focus its efforts towards sustainable growth by being at the forefront of technology, launching new products and services that keep the experience of going to the movies attractive.

Achievements

  • Permanent innovation by launching new experiences for clients: ex. Pop Cinema and Cineco Plus
  • Opening of the Multiplex Viva Envigado.
  • Launch of Imax, Onyx and Platinum Zone theaters.
  • Permanent investment in maintenance and improvement of the Multiplexes for proper operation and client service. More than 7 billion pesos were invested in updating the infrastructure in the Company’s main Multiplexes.

Cine Colombia challenges 2019 – 2020

  • To continue with the implementation of sustainable development strategies.
  • To have constant innovation processes.
  • To strengthen the alternative content and the cultural programs that have positioned Cine Colombia very well.
Inversión responsable

Responsible investment

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Inversión responsable

Cine Colombia achievements

Programs for access to cinema for low-income populations among which the following stand out:

  • “Social Cineco” Program / Special functions. In 2018 the company managed to enable 286,117 girls and boys to benefit from its various corporate social responsibility programs. With this initiative, more than 1,300 free performances were programmed nationwide.
  • “Condor’s eye view” Festival. This festival was developed in the twelve main municipalities of the Cundinamarca Department, aiming to contribute at the construction of social fabric through the recognition of culture and wealth. Within the framework of this festival, the experience of cinema was promoted as a fundamental part of culture.
  • “Cinema for Everyone” Program. Cine Colombia makes investments in the infrastructure of its Multiplexes that allow access to cinema to the population with disabilities. Since July 2018 “Cinema for everyone” has managed to program 72 functions in 12 cities, allowing 20,533 girls and boys with visual and hearing disabilities to enjoy the cinema accompanied by their families.
  • 98% of the 321 movie theaters have the necessary conditions to serve the population with physical limitations.

Cine Colombias’s outstanding initiative

  • Cine Colombia continues to focus its efforts towards sustainable growth by being at the forefront of technology, launching new products and services that keep the experience of going to the movies attractive.

Achievements

  • Permanent innovation by launching new experiences for clients: ex. Pop Cinema and Cineco Plus
  • Opening of the Multiplex Viva Envigado.
  • Launch of Imax, Onyx and Platinum Zone theaters.
  • Permanent investment in maintenance and improvement of the Multiplexes for proper operation and client service. More than 7 billion pesos were invested in updating the infrastructure in the Company’s main Multiplexes.

Cine Colombia challenges 2019 – 2020

  • To continue with the implementation of sustainable development strategies.
  • To have constant innovation processes.
  • To strengthen the alternative content and the cultural programs that have positioned Cine Colombia very well.
Cuidado y buen uso de los recursos

Care and good use of resources

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Cuidado y buen uso de los recursos

Cine Colombia achievements

Savings in energy consumption: actions were taken to reduce energy consumption such as lights and folding automation, reaching a coverage of 54% of movie theaters. Likewise, the implementation of the automation of the dimerization of theaters in the Multiplex Viva Envigado and Andino began.

  • Cine Colombia hired an expert firm in eco-efficiency in order to objectively measure the environmental impact of the operations and the effectiveness of the measures that have been taken regarding water savings in recent years. The facilities have 100% sinks with saving systems.
  • 98% of potties do not require water for its operation and 41% of the toilets operate with low discharge technology.
  • Consumption savings were achieved between 2017 and 2018 compared to 2016; 22,226 (11,3 %) and 24.330 (11,6 %) cubic meters of water, respectively.

Iniciativa a destacar de Cine Colombia

Cine Colombia’s outstanding initiative

  • Cine Colombia implemented a recycling campaign aiming to contribute to environmental care, and to spread social and environmental messages to its clients.

Achievements

  • Through the campaign “Ecological Cineco”, the effective recycling of waste generated in theaters was promoted, seeking to sensitize employees, clients and suppliers on the importance of sorting waste at the source.
  • Nearly 333 tons were collected, 21% more compared to the 276 tons collected in 2017, with an increase in viewers of 11.4%.

Cine Colombia challenges 2019 – 2020

  • To get clients to contribute to recycling in movie theaters every day.
  • To continue with programs that continue to allow constant water and energy savings in Multiplexes.
  • To implement recyclable and biodegradable materials in confectioneries and food businesses.

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