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Canadian Delegation to Hong Kong

The Hong Kong - Canada Business Association leads a Canadian delegation to Hong Kong each year where attendees are invited to participate in the HKCBA National Meeting, the Transpacific Entrepreneurial Conference and the Hong Kong Forum. 

Canadian companies have the opportunity to create awareness, strengthen strategic alliances, build partnerships and gather information for their organization's China strategy.

In 2015, 76 Canadians from coast to coast joined HKCBA in Hong Kong November 30th - December 2nd for a successful week of B2B as well as a little fun. 

Join us this year from November 28th - 30th, 2016!

HKCBA members are invited to participate in the 2016 Team Canada Delegation to Hong Kong

We are leading a delegation November 28 to November 30, 2016 in conjunction with the annual flagship event of the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide, the 17th 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

November 28, 2016: HKCBA Program (Register here to secure your place at any or all of these great sessions) 

Cost: The program on November 28th, 2016 is free for all HKCBA members. 

 

HKCBA Presentation

Time: 10:45am - 12:00pm

Location: Function Room 4-6, 2/F, Harbour View Hotel (4 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong)

Join in on exclusive insights from our strategic partners including the Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO), the Hong Kong Trade Development Office (HKTDC) and the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide (FHBAW). This session is free and will also give you an opportunity to connect with the association's national and regional directors. 

 

HKCBA Luncheon

Time: 12:00 - 1:15pm

Location: Harbour Restaurant, 1/F, Harbour View Hotel (4 Harbour Road, 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.

 

Third TransPacific Entrepreneurial Conference

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

Location: 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 Third Transpacific Entrepreneurial Conference is a tailored session to educate Canadian startups, SMEs and corporations alike on the advantages of conducting business with Asia through Hong Kong. 

This conference will serve as a bridge, connecting members to industry experts and professionals with in-depth market intelligence. Hear first hand experiences from Canadian firms operating in Hong Kong, why entrepreneurs are using Hong Kong as their link to mainland China and government organizations on their initiatives to support your market expansion efforts.

The five discussion panels are as follows:

  • Hong Kong: Canada's Gateway to Half the World
  • "How I Started: How I Made it" Entrepreneur Experience Sharing Session 
  • Growth Through Partnership 
  • Innovation, Imagination and Creativity: "Thinking Outside of the Box"
  • How we are Helping Canadian Companies Expand their Business into Hong Kong and China

 

Cocktail Reception

Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm

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

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. Registration is included if you are attending the Third TransPacific Entrepreneurial Conference. 

 

November 29 - 30, 2016The 17th 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. Register now to take advantage of early pricing. 

Cost:

  • HK$800 for first time participants
  • HK$950 for returning participants
  • HK$1300 after October 21, 2016

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

 

December 1 - 3, 2016: Optional programming

 

  • Hong Kong Forum side trip to Qingdao, Mainland China (December 1 - 3, 2016). Confirm your attendance for this side trip through your registration for the Hong Kong Forum. 
  • Business IP Asia Forum, Hong Kong (December 1 - 2, 2016): 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.com for a limited number of free HKTDC sponsored registrations (regularly $230 USD) and more information. 

 

Registration to the Hong Kong Forum includes access to the below conferences:

  • World SME Expo, Hong Kong (December 1 - 3, 2016): Use the Canadian Pavilion as the jumping point to meet useful contacts from the Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong and the region. 
  • Inno Design Tech Expo, Hong Kong (December 1 - 3, 2016): 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. 

In 2015, the Forum was attended by 415 participants representing 361 companies from 26 countries.

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

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