The year opened with a flurry of activity for the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) as the first events held after the reopening of the border with Mainland China and easing of COVID-19 restrictions on overseas travel drew heavy traffic.
The metaverse can offer an effectively unlimited virtual business space to enterprises. Many Hong Kong firms are gradually incorporating the metaverse into their business, integrating online and offline resources, creating synergies and exploring new business opportunities.
Explore a world of cutting-edge smart-city solutions and information and communications technology (ICT) applications across all sectors at the HKTDC International ICT Expo. Learn about the next-generation strategies that can provide a clearer path towards the brighter, smarter cities of tomorrow.
This year’s entertainment showcase reflected on the wisdom of working for streaming services and digital portfolios as sources of revenue.
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are pulling real-world assets into the metaverse and giving them value in the content-owner-driven world of Web 3.0. But since the metaverse is content-only and everyone can create items from scratch, or even virtualise real-world performers and let them live forever, why not go all-virtual?
Hong Kong has a long history as an entertainment hub, drawing talents, investors and merchants from all over the world – and providing a bridge to the world’s largest entertainment market in Mainland China. The digitisation of the entertainment world, which moved into overdrive as a result of COVID-19 control measures, is bringing significant change to the industry, and companies need to know how to adapt.
From a colour‑changing car to a finger‑nibbling cat robot (the Amagami Ham Ham, courtesy of Yukai Engineering and the Liv Heart Corporation, main picture), the recent CES 2022 brought the latest tech ideas from around the world to Las Vegas for a combined in‑person and digital event.
The planned metaverse will bring profound changes to virtual and physical supply chains. This webinar will explore the implications and opportunities for the Hong Kong business community. It will also consider how the COVID-19 pandemic has turbocharged the shift towards the digital economy as service providers turn to technology-driven initiatives to create new customer experiences and generate innovative online sales and marketing channels.
As Asia’s leading content-trading platform for the entertainment industry, the 26th edition of FILMART will continue to showcase productions from TV, theatres, streaming platforms and mobiles. Production companies, investors and buyers can use the platform to connect and collaborate through online exhibitions and business-matching meetings.
The COVID-19 pandemic pulled the entertainment industry in two very different directions – on the one hand live performances and cinema shows were shut down for much of last year (and in many places remain closed or heavily restricted) while the demand for home offerings jumped.