Margaret Fong

30th HKTDC Education & Careers Expo opens today

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 11:00am

Hub for study and job opportunities, 2,600+ vacancies offered

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  • Hub for study and job opportunities, 2,600+ vacancies offered
    HONG KONG, July 15, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 30th edition of the HKTDC Education & Careers Expo opened today and runs until 18 July (Sunday) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
  • The expo is held concurrently with the HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo and HKTDC World of Snacks, all taking place at the HKCEC.
  • Open to the public free of charge, the two major sections at the expo - Education and Careers - provide comprehensive information on education and job opportunities.
  • In her welcoming remarks, Margaret Fong, HKTDC Executive Director, said: "Entering its 30th edition, the Education & Careers Expo is a one-stop platform for students and jobseekers looking to review a broad range of education opportunities and career options.

Business of IP Asia Forum opens today

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 9:00am

HONG KONG, Dec 3, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Addressing the importance of open innovation (an innovation management model that promotes collaboration with external parties) and collaboration in corporate development in times of change, the 10th Business of IP Asia Forum (BIP Asia Forum) opened today and runs online until 4 December.

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  • HONG KONG, Dec 3, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Addressing the importance of open innovation (an innovation management model that promotes collaboration with external parties) and collaboration in corporate development in times of change, the 10th Business of IP Asia Forum (BIP Asia Forum) opened today and runs online until 4 December.
  • Details of the eagerly awaited open-innovation competition, IPHatch Hong Kong, were announced today, with speakers including past winners and IP experts from renowned technology companies.
  • In a welcome message, HKTDC Executive Director Margaret Fong highlighted the BIP Asia Forum as a platform for IP professionals and business leaders to discuss the latest industry developments and explore opportunities for business collaboration.
  • - Business of IP Asia Forum: http://bipasiaforum.com/
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

Standard Chartered and HKTDC Launch "Standard Chartered GBA Business Confidence Index"

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 11:00am

(from left) Standard Chartered's Kelvin Lau, Senior Economist, Greater China; Rose Kay, Head, Greater Bay Area; Mary Huen, Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong; HKTDC's Margaret Fong, Executive Director; Johnny Wan, Director, Publications & E-Commerce; and Nicholas Kwan, Director of Research, at the launch ceremony of "Standard Chartered GBA Business Confidence Index".

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  • (from left) Standard Chartered's Kelvin Lau, Senior Economist, Greater China; Rose Kay, Head, Greater Bay Area; Mary Huen, Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong; HKTDC's Margaret Fong, Executive Director; Johnny Wan, Director, Publications & E-Commerce; and Nicholas Kwan, Director of Research, at the launch ceremony of "Standard Chartered GBA Business Confidence Index".
  • Mary Huen, CEO, Hong Kong, Standard Chartered, said: "We are very pleased to join forces with the HKTDC to introduce the first GBA business confidence index in the market.
  • Margaret Fong, Executive Director, HKTDC, said: "We are delighted to collaborate with the Standard Chartered again.
  • Standard Chartered incorporated its Hong Kong business on 1 July 2004, and now operates as a licensed bank in Hong Kong under the name of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Chartered PLC.