Hong Kong was the setting for the world’s most beautiful jewels, when it hosted the International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show, and the International Jewellery Show. A record 4,480 exhibitors from more than 50 countries and regions attended the twin trade events held 28 Feb-6 March 2017.
Turkey-based Barsan Global Logistics is using its Belt and Road connections to reduce cargo transit times from Hong Kong to Turkey by more than half, according to Director Ebru Busra Tunca. It’s 35 global branches keep integrated operations running smoothly while Hong Kong acts a super connector for Asia.
There is enormous potential to expand fashion trade on traditional Silk Road routes between Pakistan and China, according to Richard West, Operations Manager, Umar Garments Printing. While exhibiting at the January 2017 HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter, Mr West explains the logistical advantages for global fashion brands to partner with Pakistani manufacturers to tap Belt and Road opportunities.More
From bright colours to sunny opportunities for the future of Asia’s fashion industry, trend expert Michael Leow, Asia/Pacific Sales & Marketing Head, Fashion Snoops, shared his insights during the January 2017 HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter. In this podcast interview, he outlines the borderless opportunities available to the fashion industry under the Belt and Road Initiative.More
Hong Kong’s Design Icon has been developing products for global and regional clients – and finds its’ own new, branded photographic solution is picking up interest from companies in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, among others, after launching it at the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition). Director Kevin O’Doherty sees the Belt and Road Initiative introducing new countries and consumers to its design services.
Hong Kong-based Eliron Cargo Tracking uses a bespoke, GSM-based system to update clients on shipments door-to-door across the Belt and Road Initiative routes. CEO Elias Heikar says the high-technology cargo tracking business is well fitted for operating from Hong Kong, with the SAR’s scalable services in areas such as office access, book-keeping and data collection, as well as a super connector to Belt and Road countries.
Hong Kong-based Design Icon views the SAR as a regional centre for intellectual property protection as it develops its branded photographic design solution. Director Billy Liu says the company aims to establish Hong Kong as an outstanding location on the global design map, while Director Mike Jerome sees the Belt and Road Initiative bringing a new client base to Hong Kong.
Seeking to tap the multitude of licensing opportunities available across Asia, Viacom International Media Networks took part in the region’s leading licensing event in Hong Kong. On the sidelines of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Licensing Fair, Ron Johnson, Executive Vice President, Consumer Products, Promotions and Recreation, Viacom International Media Networks, discusses why Viacom chose Hong Kong as the place to build brand awareness in Asia.More
The thirteenth edition of Entertainment Expo Hong Kong opens 13 March and continues to 25 April. This year’s Expo features ten events covering a global mix of film, TV, music and digital entertainment.More
Digital brand Rovio Entertainment, famous for the Angry Birds franchise, was in the spotlight at the January 2017 Asian Licensing Conference in Hong Kong. In this podcast interview, Alex Lambeek, Chief Commercial Officer & Executive Vice-President Consumer Products, Rovio Entertainment Ltd, explains why Hong Kong is an ideal hub to expand his licensing network and gain consumer insights for markets across Asia.More