Can companies afford artificial intelligence (AI)? Small and medium-sized enterprises often need the power of AI even more than large ones. As AI applications become more and more extensive, the role of AI is greater than you imagine. From graphic design to virtual models, from advertising copywriting to automatic posting, all can be completed with one click. AI can save a lot of time and money and can also greatly improve productivity for SMEs with limited resources.
Leaders in the key Gulf states of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) enthusiastically welcomed the 30-strong Hong Kong delegation led by Chief Executive Mr John Lee and organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), underlining the city’s role to connect them with the world.
Business policies and regulations in Mainland China are different from those of Hong Kong – how should Hong Kong companies enter the mainland market and what should be paid attention to before opening?
The inaugural InnoEX, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Hong Kong SAR Government, offers exhibitors and visitors a chance to explore the next business opportunity at the premier platform for smart city innovation and technology commercialisation. Make your visit to discover next-generation strategies that provide a clear path towards brighter, smarter cities of tomorrow.
The 25th Beijing-Hong Kong Economic Cooperation Symposium late last year was themed "Integrating into the new pattern, creating a new chapter in cooperation" and was held in hybrid online-physical mode letting participants join without leaving their own cities.
Digitalisation is transforming Hong Kong’s traditional pillar industries – such as finance, trade, professional services and property. At the same time the city is seeking to further diversify its economy and is placing innovation & technology (I&T) front-and-centre in its development plans.
The post-pandemic workforce is changing as independent contractors and full-time employees demand more flexible hours or remote working. Payroll and compliance provider Deel, which set up operations in Hong Kong earlier this year, is a one-stop platform for global hiring, payroll and compliance, collaborating with partners including co-working space WeWork, cloud-based accounting software firm Xero, and information technology consultants Hofy to localise compliance and payments.
As global financial woes blunt overseas markets, Hong Kong firms are looking to Mainland China, and especially the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA), but are faced with several challenges, a survey shows.
The Hong Kong business community has welcomed authorities’ move to relax COVID-19 prevention requirements for arrivals, who from 12 August will need to stay in a quarantine hotel for three days followed by four days of self-isolation.
As the government loosens COVID-19 restrictions and more employees in Hong Kong return to the office, it seems the hybrid working model is here to stay. Within many organisations, the workforce remains still remains split between office-based colleagues and staff working remotely – a hybrid arrangement that is new to most businesses. Sandra Henke, Group Head of People & Culture at recruitment specialist Hays, explains how companies can make it work, ensuring employees remain happy, productive and safe.
Two sourcing professionals will discuss their experiences and insights on sourcing in the Asia Pacific region at this webinar. They will identify profitable products for specific markets and trustworthy suppliers in Asia, along with best practices in sustainable sourcing, tips on negotiation and how to gain a competitive edge in Asian countries. Businesses ranging from innovative start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises to larger companies are welcome to join and raise questions on how to capture opportunities arising from the recovery across Asian markets.
The Belt and Road Summit is a premier international platform for promoting business collaboration along the Belt and Road. The summit gathers senior government officials and business leaders from countries and regions along and beyond the Belt and Road to exchange insights on multilateral cooperation and explore concrete business opportunities.
As the exhibitions industry moves through its third year of working amid COVID-19 restrictions, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has fine-tuned its online-physical hybrid exhibition model, rolling it out in time for its spring-summer events this year.