A mega international promotion organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to highlight Hong Kong’s pivotal role in connecting Asia’s vibrant and expanding markets to the rest of the world.
It was successfully held on September 19-20, 2019 in Los Angeles, attracting a strong show of support from the business community in the United States with more than 1500 participants.
HKANC is proud to be one of the supporting organizations for this event. The day before the symposium (Sept 19), a high-level gala dinner was held at Vibiana. It was attended by more than 400 prominent business leaders, government officials, entrepreneurs and investors from the U.S. and Hong Kong. Hong Kong Michelin-starred chef Albert Au presented a special menu prepared together with LA celebrity chef Neal Fraser, owner of Vibiana.
The gala dinner also featured a performance by Hong Kong-born American singer Coco Lee, she is the first Chinese artist to perform at the Oscars. "Think Asia, Think Hong Kong" (Sept 20) a full-day symposium included panel discussions on a range of topical issues such as Hong Kong’s advantages for starting a business in Asia, dispute resolution, fintech development, and healthcare innovations.
The event also addressed topics such as the acceleration in smart living, developments in digital entertainment, the integration of design technology and business strategy, and Hong Kong’s strength as a professional services provider in the financial services sector. "Think Asia, Think Hong Kong" offered useful intelligence on the latest industry trends and market potential, while highlighting the advantages available for US enterprises looking to utilize Hong Kong as a springboard to tap into business opportunities in Asia.