Think Business, Think Hong Kong – 成就機遇．首選香港 – is a signature promotion campaign organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to showcase the city as a resilient business and innovation hub facilitating global businesses to capture new demands and realise business opportunities worldwide.
Social commerce is a well-established concept – the term appeared nearly two decades ago – but this branch of e-commerce is continually evolving, leaving marketing and sales professionals navigating through a shifting maze.
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) began running its SmartHK programme in major cities in Mainland China (including Guangzhou, Jinan, Chengdu, Fuzhou and Hangzhou) in 2011. This year's SmartHK is the first large-scale HKTDC in the mainland since border reopening with Mainland China. It is of special significance to connect enterprises from the two places.
A flagship event in the Hong Kong-Guangdong Cooperation Week, Chic Hong Kong will introduce Hong Kong’s excellent brands and characteristic designs to consumers in Shenzhen and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, including consumer electronics and technology products, smart home products, food and beverages, trendy clothing, hygiene and epidemic prevention products.
SmartHK is the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s (HKTDC) annual promotion event held in leading cities in Mainland China (including Guangzhou, Jinan, Chengdu, Fuzhou and Hangzhou) since 2011. The conference-oriented forum offers interactive sessions and business matching services for enterprises.
As the post-pandemic world takes shape, exhibitors and buyers are flocking back to physical exhibitions. At the same time, lifestyle and licensing-product suppliers are adapting to profound shifts in buyers’ tastes and priorities.
Business confidence in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area rallied to a record high in the first quarter of this year after the Mainland China-Hong Kong borders fully reopened.
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) this week launched the Foshan GoGBA Business Support Centre for Hong Kong businesses, a facility co-organised by the HKTDC and Foshan Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment.
As face-to-face events ramp up in Hong Kong following the end of travel restrictions, the marketing world flocked to the city for two marketing and sales conferences held in hybrid digital-physical form. The conferences ran in parallel with the HKTDC Hong Kong International Film and TV Market (FILMART) and associated Entertainment Expo Hong Kong.
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.
As Hong Kong companies continue to face significant business challenges following the COVID-19 pandemic, they can look to government programmes set up specifically to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) expand their horizons.
Summertime this year came with celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), as well as the city’s continued recovery following the fifth wave of the COVID-19 epidemic.
Under the recently implemented 3+4 COVID quarantine rules, travellers arriving from overseas or Taiwan need to spend three days in a quarantine hotel followed by four days in their own accommodation under medical surveillance. During those four days they must contact rapid antigen (RAT) tests. They can visit their workplaces and shops for essentials, but are excluded from public venues such as restaurants.