Hong Kong Trade Development Council

HKTDC International Sourcing Show | ONLINE attracts 23,000 buyers

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 11:00am

The HKTDC International Sourcing Show | ONLINE featured more than 1,400 exhibitors from 20 countries and regions and 19 pavilions, attracting some 23,000 buyers from 131 countries and regions to source online.

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  • The HKTDC International Sourcing Show | ONLINE featured more than 1,400 exhibitors from 20 countries and regions and 19 pavilions, attracting some 23,000 buyers from 131 countries and regions to source online.
  • Following a successful debut at HKTDC Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE last year, the HKTDC once again offered 3D virtual booths at the International Sourcing Show | ONLINE.
  • As the trend for combining online and offline sourcing gains traction, the HKTDC conducted an online survey to gauge the views of exhibitors and buyers joining the International Sourcing Show.
  • *The seven fairs are: the HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles & Furnishing Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week, HKTDC Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, and the Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair.

MarketingPulse Online attracts more than 21,000 viewers

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 9:00am

HONG KONG, Apr 1, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - MarketingPulse Online, a two-day virtual conference organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), attracted more than 21,000 viewers from more than 50 countries and regions.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Apr 1, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - MarketingPulse Online, a two-day virtual conference organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), attracted more than 21,000 viewers from more than 50 countries and regions.
  • Navigating the confluence of art, science, technology and the natural world, the globally renowned art collective teamLab unveiled their creative philosophies and immersive experiences to the audience at MarketingPulse Online.
  • The MarketingPulse Online platform will remain open until 30 April.
  • The HKTDC also provides up-to-date market insights and product information via trade publications, research reports and digital news channels.

MarketingPulse Online opens today

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 11:00am

HONG KONG, Mar 30, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - MarketingPulse Online, a two-day virtual conference organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened today, bringing together more than 40 marketing and advertising experts from around the globe to share their creative strategies.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Mar 30, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - MarketingPulse Online, a two-day virtual conference organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened today, bringing together more than 40 marketing and advertising experts from around the globe to share their creative strategies.
  • MarketingPulse Online has brought together more than 40 marketing and advertising experts from around the globe to share their creative strategies and marketing expertise.
  • Under the theme "Marketing for GOOD", this year's MarketingPulse Online examines how companies are enhancing their branding strategies to engage consumers as part of the post-pandemic business recovery.
  • MarketingPulse Online brought together marketing experts from leading platforms and brands to explain their strategies and tricks of the trade to seize the significant opportunities presented by these platforms.

HKTDC International Sourcing Show: O2O strategies vital for businesses during pandemic

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 8:00am

The first round of webinars was held as part of the HKTDC International Sourcing Show with sessions including "International Sourcing Outlook", "Survive and Thrive: Leveraging End-to-end E-commerce Solutions" and "Utilising Licensing to Expand Your Business".

Key Points: 
  • The first round of webinars was held as part of the HKTDC International Sourcing Show with sessions including "International Sourcing Outlook", "Survive and Thrive: Leveraging End-to-end E-commerce Solutions" and "Utilising Licensing to Expand Your Business".
  • At the Plenary Session of the HKTDC International Sourcing Show, industry leaders shared on the latest market trends at a webinar titled "International Sourcing Outlook".
  • First, they need to pay attention to the changing global supply chain, which saw more customers sourcing within the region during the pandemic.
  • The International Sourcing Show is the first online-and-offline exhibition organised by the HKTDC.

HKTDC Export Index 1Q21: Export confidence continues to grow

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 9:00am

"Although the index has risen for four consecutive quarters, it remains in contractionary territory, suggesting a cautiously optimistic export outlook," said HKTDC Director of Research Nicholas Kwan.

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  • "Although the index has risen for four consecutive quarters, it remains in contractionary territory, suggesting a cautiously optimistic export outlook," said HKTDC Director of Research Nicholas Kwan.
  • The HKTDC conducts the Export Index survey every quarter, interviewing 500 local exporters from six major industries including machinery, electronics, jewellery, watches and clocks, toys and clothing, to gauge business confidence in near-term export prospects.
  • HKTDC Economist Samantha Yim said export confidence improved across all major industries.
  • The HKTDC also provides up-to-date market insights and product information via trade publications, research reports and digital news channels.

7,000 international participants attend FILMART Online

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 9:00am

HONG KONG, Mar 18, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the HKTDC Hong Kong International Film and TV Market | Online (FILMART Online) attracted nearly 7,000 industry participants from 81 countries and regions over four days, with the release and promotion of some 2,200 film and television productions.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Mar 18, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the HKTDC Hong Kong International Film and TV Market | Online (FILMART Online) attracted nearly 7,000 industry participants from 81 countries and regions over four days, with the release and promotion of some 2,200 film and television productions.
  • Having become more familiar with doing business through online platforms, exhibitors and buyers used the online meeting function at FILMART Online to participate in more than 2,000 meetings.
  • The multifunctional FILMART Online platform will remain open until 18 May.
  • Running from 15 to 18 March, FILMART Online saw a total of 27 online events staged, including nine conferences.

HKTDC International Sourcing Show Opens on 17 March, Online-and-Offline Fair Helps Businesses Capture New Opportunities

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 1:44am

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is debuting the HKTDC International Sourcing Show, a trade exhibition held in both online and physical formats, to help businesses adjust to the new sourcing model.

Key Points: 
  • The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is debuting the HKTDC International Sourcing Show, a trade exhibition held in both online and physical formats, to help businesses adjust to the new sourcing model.
  • Once the pandemic situation eases, businesses can join the physical show at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 26 to 29 July to explore further opportunities.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210316006131/en/
    In response to the pandemics impact on trade exhibitions globally, the HKTDC is debuting the HKTDC International Sourcing Show that will be held in both online and physical formats.
  • Highlighted webinars include International Sourcing Outlook, Survive and Thrive: Leveraging End-to-end E-commerce Solutions and Utilising Licensing to Expand Your Business.

HKTDC International Sourcing Show opens tomorrow

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 9:00am

HONG KONG, Mar 16, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - As global sourcing becomes increasingly digitalised in the wake of the pandemic, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is debuting the HKTDC International Sourcing Show, a trade exhibition held in both online and physical formats, to help businesses adjust to the new sourcing model.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Mar 16, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - As global sourcing becomes increasingly digitalised in the wake of the pandemic, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is debuting the HKTDC International Sourcing Show, a trade exhibition held in both online and physical formats, to help businesses adjust to the new sourcing model.
  • In response to the pandemic's impact on trade exhibitions globally, the HKTDC is debuting the HKTDC International Sourcing Show that will be held in both online and physical formats.
  • The first round of seminars will be held in March during the International Sourcing Show and will include sessions such as "International Sourcing Outlook" and "Survive and Thrive: Leveraging End-to-end E-commerce Solutions".
  • * The seven fairs are: the HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles & Furnishing Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week, HKTDC Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, and the Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair.

HKTDC welcomes economic recovery measures in 2021/22 Budget

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 8:00am

HKTDC Chairman Dr Peter K N Lam said: "We welcome the economic recovery measures announced in the Budget, including fee waivers, tax reduction and optimising the 'SME Financing Guarantee Scheme' which would help relief the pressure on cash flow for SMEs.

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  • HKTDC Chairman Dr Peter K N Lam said: "We welcome the economic recovery measures announced in the Budget, including fee waivers, tax reduction and optimising the 'SME Financing Guarantee Scheme' which would help relief the pressure on cash flow for SMEs.
  • The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.
  • With 50 offices globally, including 13 in Mainland China, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a two-way global investment and business hub.
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Leon Lai returns as Ambassador for Entertainment Expo

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 6:00am

HONG KONG, Feb 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Hong Kong superstar Leon Lai has accepted the invitation from the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to once again act as Ambassador for the 2021 Entertainment Expo, taking part in a photo shoot to introduce this year's event.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Feb 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Hong Kong superstar Leon Lai has accepted the invitation from the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to once again act as Ambassador for the 2021 Entertainment Expo, taking part in a photo shoot to introduce this year's event.
  • Hong Kong superstar Leon Lai has once again accepted the invitation from the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to act as Ambassador for the 2021 Entertainment Expo.
  • Commenting on being appointed into the role, Mr Lai said: "The pandemic has created a new normal for the local film and television entertainment industry.
  • I am proud to act as Ambassador for the expo during this particularly challenging period to continue promoting Hong Kong's entertainment industry."