HKCBA | Canadian Delegation to Hong Kong

Canadian Delegation to Hong Kong | December 3 - 5, 2018

In an ever-changing international business landscape, China continues to make strides in opening its doors to the growing middle-class. With market diversification top of mind for many Canadian companies, previously inaccessible supply chains are freed up creating further opportunity to expand global reach. How can Hong Kong best position Canadian businesses to benefit from emerging developments in the Asia Pacific region? 

Startups, SMEsand corporations alike will benefit from timely market inteland gain insight into targeted strategies to help propel growth overseas. Highlights of the  program include:

  • The Transpacific Entrepreneurial Conference which will focus on the Greater Bay Area opportunities as they relate to Canadian companies
  • The E-tailing Summit which will provide insights on of the impacts of rising digital consumption in China's economy
  • Exclusive Networking Opportunities with business professionals from across Canada, Hong Kong and the 30 member countries of the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide.

Join the Canadian Delegation to Hong Kong December 3 - 5, 2018.

 

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HKCBA members are invited to participate in the 2018 Team Canada Delegation to Hong Kong

We are leading a delegation December 3rd to 5th, 2018 in conjunction with the annual flagship event of the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide, the 19th Annual Hong Kong Forum. 

Canadian companies will have the opportunity to create awareness, strengthen strategic alliances, build partnerships and gather information to build or update your China strategy. 

 

Program Overview

 

December 3, 2018: HKCBA Program

Cost: The program on December 3rd, 2018 is free for all HKCBA members. Register here to confirm your attendance. 

 

HKCBA Presentation

Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

Location: Novotel Century Hong Kong (Plaza 4, Lower Lobby, 238 Jaffe Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong)

Join in on exclusive insights from the Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Corporate Services and the Hong Kong-Canada Business Association. 

 

HKCBA Luncheon sponsored by HKTDC

Time: 12:00 - 1:15pm

Location: Novotel Century Hong Kong (Le Cafe 1/F, 238 Jaffe Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong)

All participants from the morning's session are invited to attend this complimentary luncheon sponsored by HKTDC to network amongst fellow HKCBA members from across Canada.

 

TransPacific Entrepreneurial Conference

Time: 1:40pm - Registration, 2:00 - 6:00pm

Location: HKTDC SME Centre, The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKTDC SME Centre, 1/F, The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Dr, Wan Chai, Hong Kong)

Jointly presented by the HKCBA and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, the Transpacific Entrepreneurial Conference is a targeted session for Canadian startups, SMEs and corporations alike on the emerging opportunities in Asia and Hong Kong. 

This conference serves as a bridge; connecting members to industry experts and professionals with in-depth market intelligence. Hear first hand experiences from international firms operating in Hong Kong, how entrepreneurs are linking to mainland China through Hong Kong and government organizations on their initiatives to support your diversification efforts. 

 

Cocktail Reception

Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm

Location: IVEY Business School (Phase 1 HKCEC Level 3, 1 Harbour Road)

Join us, members of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, government representatives and business speakers from the day's sessions to unwind at this networking reception. 

 

December 4 - 5, 2018The 19th Hong Kong Forum

The conference serves as a platform for delegates from around the world to exchange ideas, connect with market players taped into the heart of Asia and engage in the exchange on the latest information on China. Click here to register now. 

Location: The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (1 Expo Dr, Wan Chai, Hong Kong)

 

Cost:

HK$1050 Early bird pricing 

HK$1350 After November 2, 2018

 

December 5 - 8, 2018: Optional programming

  • Hong Kong Forum side trip to Mainland China (Zhuhai and Zhongshan). Confirm your attendance for this side trip through your registration for the Hong Kong Forum. 
  • Business IP Asia Forum, Hong Kong (December 6 - 7, 2018): Explore business opportunities in IP trading and monetization as well as technology commercialization. Interested parties can contact Andrew Yui, HKTDC Toronto office at andrew.yui@hktdc.org for registration and more information.

Registration to the Hong Kong Forum includes the below conferences December 5 - 8, 2018:

  • Asian E-tailing Summit, Hong Kong (December 5, 2018)
  • SmartBiz Expo, Hong Kong (December 5 - 7, 2018): Use the Canadian Pavilion as the jumping point to meet useful contacts from the Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong and the region. 
  • HK International Franchising Show, Hong Kong (December 5 - 7, 2018)
  • DesignInspire, Hong Kong (December 6 - 8, 2018): Explore business opportunities in innovative design and technologies. 

 

Check back for updates as the program shapes up. If you have any questions or would like advice tailoring a program to best suit your business objectives, contact nationaled@hkcba.com. 

Thank you to our Airline Sponsor

In 2017, the Forum was attended by 350 participants from 29 countries.

Click here for more information on last year's program, speaker line-up, presentations and more.

Not a member?

Check out one of our eight sections across Canada to become a member of The Hong Kong - Canada Business Association and join our delegation to Hong Kong!

Congratulations HKCBA Edmonton and Ottawa!

At the Forum’s award ceremony, the HKCBA Edmonton section was presented The Best Initiative Award by the Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide. HKCBA Ottawa was awarded the Outstanding Membership Award for their growth in the 2017 year. 

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