News in Category: 2022

Online Summit - Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit

The 6th Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit (GIES) Online Summit held on 13-14 October. Over 30 overseas speakers were presenting and sharing their views on the application and development of gerontech, agendas including Policy Frameworks for Enabling Gerontech, Tech for Dementia & End-of-life Care, Use of Art Tech to Enhance Social Care, Overseas Experience in Gerontech Adoption amid the Pandemic etc.

“Belt and Road Summit 2022 - Heralding a New Chapter: Collaborate and Innovate ”

Since its inception in 2016, the Summit has been gathering senior government officials and influential business leaders from countries along and beyond the Belt and Road to exchange insights on multilateral collaboration and explore concrete business opportunities. The 2021 Summit was staged online and attracted more than 18,000 viewers from over 80 countries and regions. The Investment and Business Matching Session also received overwhelming response, with more than 260 investment projects participated and over 770 one-to-one business matching meetings arranged.

Under the theme of “Heralding a New Chapter: Collaborate and Innovate” this year, the 2022 Belt and Road Summit was organized in hybrid format. It covered a wide range of topics including International Infrastructural Development, Green Finance, ESG and Sustainability, Digital Technology, Smart City and Smart Manufacturing. To cater for different time zones and further beep up business exchanges and opportunities, we extended our Investment and Business Matching Sessions beyond the event dates this year.

HKTDC Simply Shopping Fest

With the fullest enthusiasm from the HKTDC team, they are most pleased to inform us that the long-awaited HKTDC Simply Shopping Fest, HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show staged at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) during 29 July – 2 August 2022, and HKTDC cordially invited our members to visit.

HKTDC Simply Shopping Fest is an all-encompassing shopping festival that allows you to replenish your daily necessities (food & household essentials, health & beauty products) and upgrade your home with trending electronics, toys, and home décor products. As the much-needed social life is coming back, don’t forget to pamper yourself with fashionable jewellery and lifestyle items, as well as gourmet and wine from around the world.

Opening doors to jewellery lovers and laymen, the twin jewellery shows offer a vast array of stunning jewellery pieces, from fine jewellery to loose stones at pleasantly competitive prices. The visit experience is as enjoyable as if you were at a front row seat to appreciate exquisitely crafted with artistic excellence and the highest professional possible standards.

Shop with us in celebration of the arrival of the second batch of government consumption vouchers!

MAYCHAM event United Nations World Youth Day - Empowering our talent for the future

MAYCHAM invited our members to join this event in conjunction to the UN World Youth Skills Day.

Empowering our talent for the future

In the midst of the many issues impacting our society, our work place and our personal lives, the United Nations World Youth Skills Day is a great opportunity for us to gather thought leaders together to share views on the future of talent. This event was being organized in collaboration with the United Nations, the Chambers network and PwCas the Knowledge Partner, where the PwC's Global Workforce Hopes and Fears Survey 2022, representing more than 52,000 workers in 44 countries and territories around the world will also be shared.

Webinar - Emerging Business Opportunities in Hainan Free Port

Developing the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) and the Hainan Free Trade Port (Hainan FTP) are China's national strategies that are planned and promoted by President Xi Jinping. As Hong Kong and Hainan enjoy a strong bond and abundant economic complementarities with one another, our interdependent development offer unparalleled opportunities for Hong Kong companies.

Since the release of the Master Plan of the Construction of Hainan Free Trade Port two years ago, Hainan has attracted global enterprises to invest in the province and share new business opportunities leaps and bounds. Thanks to the open policy framework featuring "Zero-Tariff, Low Tax Rate, Simplified Tax System and much more Freedom".

With independent customs operations launched from year 2025, Hainan will be the largest free trade port in the world. To enable Hong Kong companies to fully embrace policy advantages and investment opportunities Hainan FTP has to offer.

Information Security Summit “Security Transformation for the Next Normal – Evolution of Risk Management and Data Protection in a Post Pandemic World”

Jointly organised by the HKPC and leading information security organisations in Hong Kong, Information Security Summit (IS Summit) returned physically at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre on 6-7 September 2022!

Revolving around the theme of "Security Transformation for the Next Normal - Evolution of Risk Management and Data Protection in a Post Pandemic World", IS Summit will cover how the enterprises can transform successfully under the cyber security challenges and the escalating cyber threats of the next normal through keynote speech and plenary sessions, expert panel discussion and showcase booths.

Enrol now to stay on the pulse of the paramount cyber security trends in the digitalised world!

Global Institute for Tomorrow Virtual Conference The 25th Anniversary: The Future of Hong Kong

GIFT was hosting the first of three virtual conferences, The 25th Anniversary: The Future of Hong Kong on 25th August 2022. This conference was part of the series Join the Conversation: China in the 21st Century and was held by GIFT with the support of the Commissioner’s Office of China’s Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong S.A.R.

The first conference was held in recognition of the 25th Anniversary of the Handover. Its goal was to bring together experts and opinion shapers to discuss how Hong Kong has remained a resilient and dynamic city despite the challenges the city has faced. The conference also provided an opportunity to have open conversations about what the future may hold, with a focus on Hong Kong’s place on the international stage.

There was two panels comprising of esteemed experts, scholars and leaders, each followed by Q&A sessions open to the audience:
• Panel 1: Hong Kong’s Emerging New Identity – Experiences from the First 25 years
• Panel 2: Hong Kong’s Place the International Stage

Asian Licensing Conference Online

Organised by HKTDC and sponsored by Licensing International, the Conference is Asia’s flagship licensing event, which aims at facilitating participants to explore enormous licensing business opportunities in Asia.  The Conference was an ideal platform to expand business networks and explore cross-sector collaboration.

This year, all conference programmes  provided in video-on-demand format throughout the event period. In response to the ever-changing business environment and market trends, the ALC 2022 covered hot topics including but not limited to:

  • • Latest developments in global licensing
  • • The metaverse and NFTs: key trends
  • • ESG in Licensing
  • • Brands crossover
  • • Licensing Merchandise tied to Original Content
  • • Digital and Physical Brands Crossover
  • • Live-action role-play (LARP) games and licensing
  • • Beverages x IP: maximise the value of IP licensing to expand customer base through licensing
  • • Health & Wellness x Licensing​

Joint Business Community Budget Speech Webinar: 2022-2023 Budget The Honourable Paul MP Chan Financial Secretary of the HKSAR

The Honourable Paul MP Chan, GBM, GBS, MH, JP, Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, delivered his 2022-2023 Budget Speech to the Legislative Council on 23 February 2022.

Every year, the Hong Kong business community hosts a luncheon for hundreds of executives to hear the Financial Secretary elaborate on the details of his latest Budget. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 situation, this is not possible again this year. However, we are deeply honoured that the Financial Secretary accepted our invitation to speak to the Hong Kong business community online on 23 March. Attendees were able to hear Mr Chan discuss the Government??s plans to steer its fiscal policy and enhance Hong Kong's competitiveness. Not least, he also discussed measures to help Hong Kong businesses cope with the extreme difficulties they are experiencing as economy struggles with this pandemic.