Hong Kong Trade Development Council

HKTDC to host Summer Virtual Expo

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 7:00am

The HKTDC will also organise a Summer Virtual Expo next month to complement its physical fairs, doubling support for Hong Kong businesses.

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  • The HKTDC will also organise a Summer Virtual Expo next month to complement its physical fairs, doubling support for Hong Kong businesses.
  • The Spring Virtual Expo, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded successfully with 1.4 million buyers visiting the online marketplace, hktdc.com Sourcing.
  • The HKTDC will organise a Summer Virtual Expo next month and send out weekly personalised email newsletters to buyers, helping them seal deals with suppliers more quickly.
  • The HKTDC offers a variety of online-to-offline (O2O) packages, helping suppliers reach global buyers through the Summer Virtual Expo coupled with physical showcase displays at these fairs.

Hong Kong Presents Top Innovators at CES 2020

Monday, January 6, 2020 - 9:34pm

Electronics innovation will be on vibrant display in the Hong Kong Trade Development Councils ( HKTDC ) 43rd annual Hong Kong Pavilion at CES , featuring 47 companies in bold and exciting exhibits that showcase why electronics is the number one export for the world city.

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  • Electronics innovation will be on vibrant display in the Hong Kong Trade Development Councils ( HKTDC ) 43rd annual Hong Kong Pavilion at CES , featuring 47 companies in bold and exciting exhibits that showcase why electronics is the number one export for the world city.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200106005973/en/
    Strategically located in the heart of Asia, within a five-hour flight to half of the worlds population, Hong Kong has long been a hotbed of entrepreneurship.
  • Today, more than 3,100 start-ups call Hong Kong home, a 21% increase from 2018.
  • As a key international sourcing hub, 27 Hong Kong innovators will also be featured in the Design and Source to supply the needs of global buyers who attend CES this week.

HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair is Set to Return in January 2020

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 7:00am

The 46thHKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair is set to be held from 6-9 January 2020.

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  • The 46thHKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair is set to be held from 6-9 January 2020.
  • Digitalisation continues to make inroads into all areas, also bringing inspiration to traditional toys such as soft toys, board games, puzzles, etc.
  • A highlight event - the Hong Kong Toys Industry Conference 2020 will feature heavyweight speakers to share their insights on key global and regional trends shaping the toys industry.
  • The HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair, Hong Kong International Stationery Fair and the HKTDC Hong Kong International Licensing Show will be held concurrently.

HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair 2019

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 9:07am

The HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair presents its 12th edition from 7-9 November at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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  • The HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair presents its 12th edition from 7-9 November at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
  • More than 1,000 international exhibitors are expected to participate the fair this year, where they will be showcasing their exquisite wine and spirits from around the globe.
  • With the extension of the collaboration between the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Veronafiere S.p.A., the Vinitaly Pavilion will return to the fair as one of the largest pavilions that showcases fine wines from Italy.
  • Every year, the Wine Industry Conference attracts over a hundred of wine professionals.

Hong Kong International Optical Fair Opens in November

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 4:57am

The 27th edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Optical Fair will be held from 6-8 Nov 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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  • The 27th edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Optical Fair will be held from 6-8 Nov 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191007005884/en/
    This year, the fair includes group pavilions representing France, Italy, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Visionaries of Style (VOS) as well as the Hong Kong Optical Manufacturers Association (HKOMA).
  • The fairs 2018 edition attracted over 16,800 buyers from 111 countries and regions, attesting to Hong Kongs prominent status as a global hub for optical business.
  • A highlighted event - the 17th Hong Kong International Optometric Symposium, jointly organised by HKTDC, HKOA and HK PolyU, will welcome experts from New Zealand, the United States, Malaysia, Mainland China and Hong Kong to share their insights on the topic of Advancements in Optometric Specialties.

‘Think Asia, Think Hong Kong’ comes to Los Angeles

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 4:00pm

More than 1,500 business leaders and participating companies, representing a broad spectrum of industries, are expected to attend Think Asia, Think Hong Kong , a one-day symposium taking place on Friday, September 20 at the JW Marriott in downtown Los Angeles.

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  • More than 1,500 business leaders and participating companies, representing a broad spectrum of industries, are expected to attend Think Asia, Think Hong Kong , a one-day symposium taking place on Friday, September 20 at the JW Marriott in downtown Los Angeles.
  • The event will see industry leaders from the US and Hong Kong share their insights on the citys business advantages and offer advice on how US companies can seize global opportunities through the Hong Kong platform.
  • For more about Think Asia, Think Hong Kong and registration details, please visit www.thinkasiathinkhk.com/2019 .
  • The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

Legal Professionals to Share Insights on Latest Developments in Pan-Asian Business-Dispute Resolution

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 3:00pm

Disputes related to cross-border transactions involving construction, development and, most significantly, intellectual property, cannot be ignored as a factor in the kind of dramatic business growth that characterizes Asia.

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  • Disputes related to cross-border transactions involving construction, development and, most significantly, intellectual property, cannot be ignored as a factor in the kind of dramatic business growth that characterizes Asia.
  • 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.
  • The HKTDC also provides up-to-date market insights and product information via trade publications , research reports and digital news channels .

All Eyes on Asia for Fintech Growth

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 3:00pm

This robust growth is set to continue as the fintech market is projected to reach US$72 billion by 2020.

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  • This robust growth is set to continue as the fintech market is projected to reach US$72 billion by 2020.
  • Hong Kong is therefore best placed to help US companies capitalize on opportunities arising from Asias fintech development.
  • Ways to partner with Hong Kong and share the regions fintech growth will be discussed at the Think Asia, Think Hong Kong Symposium, organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and expected to attract more than 1,500 attendees.
  • The breakout session titled Smart Banking empowering rapid fintech development in Hong Kong will address trends and emerging opportunities in smart banking and fintech.

Future of Smart Living, Digital Entertainment in Focus at ‘Think Asia, Think Hong Kong’

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 7:28pm

And how can United States businesses benefit from the global trends and opportunities in smart living and digital entertainment?

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  • And how can United States businesses benefit from the global trends and opportunities in smart living and digital entertainment?
  • Among these sessions, the conference track The Future of Smart Living and Digital Entertainment will showcase two panel discussions covering a panoply of possibilities for a smart-living and advanced-entertainment future.
  • For more information about Think Asia, Think Hong Kong and FREE registration details, please visit www.thinkasiathinkhk.com/2019 .
  • The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair Showcases Top-notch Timepieces

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 8:24am

The HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and the concurrent Salon de TE will be open during 3-7 September 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), gathering over 840 exhibitors from more than 20 countries and regions.

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  • The HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and the concurrent Salon de TE will be open during 3-7 September 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), gathering over 840 exhibitors from more than 20 countries and regions.
  • In 2018, the events welcomed more than 21,000 buyers from all over the world, reinforcing Hong Kongs role as the trade hub of timepieces.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190814005276/en/
    Pageant of Eternity at the Watch & Clock Fair displays premium finished watches from around 160 exhibitors.
  • Other exhibiting categories consist of Complete Watches, Clocks, Machinery & Equipment, OEM Smart Watches, Packaging, Parts & Components and Trade Services.