HKTDC

Young Fashion Designers' Contest 2021 winners revealed

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 11:00am

HONG KONG, Sept 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Asia's leading fashion event CENTRESTAGE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded on 12 September with the 2021 Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest (YDC).

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Sept 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Asia's leading fashion event CENTRESTAGE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded on 12 September with the 2021 Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest (YDC).
  • Following the catwalk parade, a judging panel of industry professionals picked out three winners from a pool of 10 for the four YDC awards.
  • Design: "Emotion the Shift of the Self"
    The winners at YDC 2021 were as follows:
    - Champion and Best Visual Presentation Award: Cady Lee.
  • The judging panel for this year's YDC was made up of an impressive roster of fashion experts and media pundits.

HKTDC Export Index 3Q21: COVID, transportation costs dim Christmas sales outlook

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 10:00am

The latest survey results indicate perceived uncertainties over Hong Kong's export performance in the coming months, especially during the traditional peak Christmas season.

Key Points: 
  • The latest survey results indicate perceived uncertainties over Hong Kong's export performance in the coming months, especially during the traditional peak Christmas season.
  • HKTDC Director of Research Nicholas Kwan said business confidence in Hong Kong's exports for the near term has been undermined by continuing uncertainties over the COVID-19 pandemic and surging transportation costs.
  • The most-cited pandemic-induced problems include reduced order sizes (59.5%) and order cancellations (28.1%), as well as disruptions to logistics and distribution (58.6%) and increased transportation costs (53.6%).
  • - HKTDC Export Index 3Q21: Threat of Covid-19 Variants Triggers Decline in Exporter Confidence Over the Near Term: https://bit.ly/3k5GEde

Asia's fashion showcase CENTRESTAGE concludes

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 11:00am

The three-day extravaganza (10 to 12 September) brought together more than 200 fashion brands from 24 countries and regions, with 30 fashion events taking place.

Key Points: 
  • The three-day extravaganza (10 to 12 September) brought together more than 200 fashion brands from 24 countries and regions, with 30 fashion events taking place.
  • The sixth CENTRESTAGE brought together more than 200 fashion brands from 24 countries and regions, with 30 fashion events taking place.
  • More than 20 fashion shows were held at CENTRESTAGE, including the Hong Kong Emerging Talents Show and Fashion Go Places.
  • HKTDC Deputy Executive Director Benjamin Chau said: "CENTRESTAGE, the premier annual event in the Asian fashion industry, is the first and largest fashion event staged in Hong Kong since the pandemic began.

HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and Salon de TE conclude successfully

Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 1:00pm

HONG KONG, Sept 12, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The 40th HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and the ninth Salon de TE, jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association Ltd and the Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades and Industries Ltd, drew to a successful conclusion today.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Sept 12, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The 40th HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and the ninth Salon de TE, jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association Ltd and the Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades and Industries Ltd, drew to a successful conclusion today.
  • The physical elements of the 40th HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and the ninth Salon de TE drew to a successful close today.
  • Experts shared their insights into industry prospects, trends and watch investment at the Hong Kong International Watch Forum, Asian Watch Conference and "Global Luxury Watch Investment and Market Outlook in Mainland China" seminar.
  • Benjamin Chau, Deputy Executive Director of the HKTDC, said: "The Watch & Clock Fair and Salon de TE returned as special editions this year to help generate business opportunities for industry players.

Hong Kong fosters stronger economic ties with Thailand

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 9:30am

HONG KONG, Sept 11, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - With business travel continuing to be restricted due to the global pandemic, Hong Kong is exploring ways to foster stronger economic ties with its trading partners.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Sept 11, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - With business travel continuing to be restricted due to the global pandemic, Hong Kong is exploring ways to foster stronger economic ties with its trading partners.
  • The MOU, which renews one signed in 2018, aims to promote trade and business activities, enhance the exchange of trade-related information, and strengthen the economic partnership between Hong Kong and Thailand.
  • The agreement was witnessed by Bernard Chan (centre), Convenor of the Executive Council, HKSAR, and Chairman of the Hong Kong - Thailand Business Council.
  • The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

CENTRESTAGE ELITES unveils spring/summer fashion trends

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 9:00am

HONG KONG, Sept 11, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - A major fashion extravaganza, CENTRESTAGE ELITES, was held last night (10 September) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Sept 11, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - A major fashion extravaganza, CENTRESTAGE ELITES, was held last night (10 September) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
  • For the first time, the CENTRESTAGE ELITES show was boosted by extended reality (XR) elements.
  • CENTRESTAGE, which runs from 10 to 12 September, is Asia's premier fashion event, offering a promotional platform for fashion brands and designers to showcase their talent.
  • Across the three days of the fair, attendees can participate in 30 events including fashion shows, a fashion summit and lucky draw sessions.

Asia’s Fashion Showcase CENTRESTAGE Opens in Hong Kong

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 8:36am

Asias premier fashion event CENTRESTAGE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened on 10 September 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Asias premier fashion event CENTRESTAGE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened on 10 September 2021.
  • A number of Hong Kong designers presented their 2022 Spring/Summer collections, attracting the attention of fashion buyers and fashionistas.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210911005004/en/
    Asia's fashion showcase CENTRESTAGE (Photo: Business Wire)
    The sixth edition of CENTRESTAGE adopts Chapter Infinity as its central theme.
  • CENTRESTAGE will also present other Hong Kong brands at FASHIONALLY Presentations, combining a short fashion film with an onsite performance to showcase their 2022 Spring/Summer collections.

Asia's fashion showcase CENTRESTAGE opens today

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 8:00am

The three-day extravaganza features 30 fashion events at which brands and designers can showcase their creativity in the fashion arena.

Key Points: 
  • The three-day extravaganza features 30 fashion events at which brands and designers can showcase their creativity in the fashion arena.
  • A number of Hong Kong designers presented their 2022 Spring/Summer collections today, attracting the attention of fashion buyers and fashionistas.
  • CENTRESTAGE will also present other Hong Kong brands at FASHIONALLY Presentations, combining a short fashion film with an onsite performance to showcase their 2022 Spring/Summer collections.
  • CENTRESTAGE in Town features a series of fashion events beyond the CENTRESTAGE fairground, includes fashion exhibitions, workshops and promotions with shopping malls and restaurants.

HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and Salon de TE open today

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 11:00am

HONG KONG, Sept 8, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The special edition of the 40th HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and ninth Salon de TE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association Ltd and The Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades and Industries Ltd, officially open today, bringing together more than 160 exhibitors.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Sept 8, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The special edition of the 40th HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair and ninth Salon de TE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association Ltd and The Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades and Industries Ltd, officially open today, bringing together more than 160 exhibitors.
  • Meanwhile, the Hong Kong International Watch Forum, broadcast online on 6 September, featured sharings by representatives of watch associations from Mainland China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan and Switzerland.
  • To nurture budding local designers, the HKTDC joined together with the Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association Ltd and the Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades & Industries Ltd to organise the 38th Hong Kong Watch & Clock Competition.
  • - Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair: https://hkwatchfair.hktdc.com
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

Sixth Belt and Road Summit draws to successful close

Friday, September 3, 2021 - 4:00am

HONG KONG, Sept 3, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The sixth Belt and Road Summit, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), drew to a successful close yesterday (2 September).

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Sept 3, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The sixth Belt and Road Summit, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), drew to a successful close yesterday (2 September).
  • Under the theme "Driving Growth through Fostering Regional and International Trade", the sixth Belt and Road Summit brought together more than 17,000 participants from about 80 countries and regions.
  • They all came together to discuss the latest developments driven by the Belt and Road Initiative.
  • - Belt and Road Summit website: https://www.beltandroadsummit.hk/en
    - HKTDC Belt and Road Portal: http://beltandroad.hktdc.com
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.