The 38th edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and the seventh edition of the Salon de TE were held at the HKCEC on 3-7 September 2019. The two concurrent events provided an annual platform for the industry players to explore business opportunities. Various activities held during the fairs enabled exhibitors and buyers from around the globe to promote their brands and to foster collaborations, restating Hong Kong’s role in the international watch and clock market.More
The ever-popular Japan Pavilion filled the HKTDC Food Expo 2019 with delicacies from around 270 exhibitors. The HKTDC spoke to Takuro Wanami (JETRO) about this year's product offerings, and Hong Kong’s business advantages as the largest market for Japanese food exports. More
California accounts for roughly one-third of US food and agricultural exports to Hong Kong. Building up the California brand in Asia is Jeffrey Williamson (California State Trade Expansion Program (STEP)). STEP returned to Hong Kong to exhibit for an 8th time at the HKTDC Food Expo 2019, a platform that Mr Williamson believes will continue to “deliver results” in the midst of global trade uncertainties.
The Summit brought together policy and business leaders: Gábor Gion from Hungary spoke beside the event of his country’s diversification towards China for investment while the Philippines’ Angelo Taningco underlined upgraded Belt and Road investment. Senior ASEAN corporate leaders underlined Belt and Road opportunities while Simon Loong of Hong Kong’s WeLab described his successful FinTech launch in Indonesia.
The second edition of MarketingPulse, a marketing conference organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), ran successfully with more than 50 globally celebrated marketing and advertising experts share their success stories and the latest marketing trends. The third edition of MarketingPulse will be held on 27 March 2020 at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Challenges nurture creativities and innovations and talents who can turn those new ideas into businesses become entrepreneurs. At the Entrepreneur Day, start-ups were encouraged to present their creative products and services that provided solutions everyday life challenges. Under the theme “The Start-up Living Lab”, the two-day exhibition held on 16 and 17 May 2019 brought together more than 280 exhibitors, offering a one-stop shop to connect start-ups, prospective entrepreneurs and investors.More
Financial technology was a prominent subject for discussion at the Belt and Road Summit 2019. Simon Loong of Hong Kong’s WeLab, commented at a thematic breakout forum on “Belt and Road opportunities for the younger generation”. Loong credits the Belt and Road in offering ‘’unique opportunities for young entrepreneurs and tech companies’’.More
At the Belt and Road Summit 2019, industry leaders and government officials gathered at to discuss opportunities presented under the Belt and Road initiative. Pauline Ngan, Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Mainland Headwear Holdings Limited, credits the initiative in expanding her manufacturing business onto Bangladesh.
Hungary’s strategy of diversifying its economy fits with its alignment on the Belt and Road Initiative, says the country’s Minister of State for Financial Policy Affairs. Speaking beside the event, Gábor Gion says the co-operative development with China of the Budapest to Belgrade railway sits with Hungary’s north-south connectivity in Eastern Europe, while Hungary can learn from Hong Kong in creating a “China gateway to Europe”.More
A Belt and Road “success story” for the Philippines has been the large increase in trade and investment with mainland China while Hong Kong is a gateway for ASEAN exports to Belt and Road countries, says Angelo Taningco. Speaking beside the Belt and Road Summit 2019 the Philippines’ Trade and Industry Assistant Secretary says the event fosters collaboration and innovation, with Hong Kong contributing much needed technology transfers.More