2019.09.20 – Think Asia, Think Hong Kong Symposium by HKTDC

September 20th, “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” Conference, JW Marriott LA LIVE (Complimentary admission, very limited seats)

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will lead a 100+ Hong Kong business delegation comprising CEOs; investors; innovators; designers; start-ups together with trade and investment institutions to Los Angeles this fall.  With the presence of the visiting delegation, HKTDC will host a full-day symposium themed “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” at the JW Marriott at LA LIVE on September 20th.   Interested companies are invited to register now for complimentary admission.  Learn about new business opportunities in Asia through Hong Kong and gain insights into practical tips of doing business in Asia amid the ever-changing global trade dynamics.  Set to be this year’s largest conference on Hong Kong and Asia in Los Angeles, the event is expected to draw over 2,000 attendees and the full-day program will examine the trends of Asia’s new economy, innovation and creativity,  practical tips for doing business in Asia, IP protection etc. Complimentary networking luncheon as well as free consultation on cross-border professional services will be available.  HKTDC will arrange customized business matching for participating companies interested in fundraising, cross-border trade, fintech, digital entertainment, wearable technologies, health innovation, Asia expansion, start-up collaboration, design and innovation, and many others. 

Speaker line-up (confirmed as of July 10, and many more to announce soon)

  • Dr Peter Lam, GBS, Chairman, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
  • Bernard Chan, Convenor of Non-Official Member of the Executive Council, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Bonnie Chan Woo, Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer, Icicle Group
  • Norman T.L. Chan, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
  • Sonia Cheng, Chief Executive Officer, Rosewood Hotel Group
  • Eric Garcetti, Mayor, Los Angeles
  • Nick Halla, Senior Vice President, International & Retail, Impossible Foods
  • Kent Ho, Founder and General Partner, S28 Capital
  • Prof John Kao, Head of Biomedical Technology Cluster, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks
  • Henry Ko, Managing Director, Asia, Flexport
  • Dr Kenny Lai, Chief Executive Officer, RainsOptics Limited
  • Chelsia Lau, Creative Director (Mobility Design), Ford Motor
  • Michelle Leung, Senior Vice President, Head, Fung Omni Services (Fung Group)
  • Prof John Luk, Chief Executive Officer, Arbele Limited
  • Katherine Mui, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, ASA Innovation & Technology
  • Dr Langston Suen, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Opharmic Technology
  • Dr Stanley Sy, Chief Executive Officer, Sanomics Limited
  • Jimmy Tao, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Vitargent (International) Biotechnology Limited
  • Yangbin Wang, Chairman, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Vobile Group
  • Aldrin Yim, Chief Executive Officer, Codex Genetics
  • Karr Yip, Founder & CEO, ADO Limited; Chairman, Hong Kong Designers Association

We shall welcome the below delegations from Hong Kong, and would love the Washington business community to join us!

  • Hong Kong Start-up mission
  • Hong Kong Design mission
  • Hong Kong IT and VC mission
  • Hong Kong Science and Technology Park delegation
  • Hong Kong Professional Services mission
  • Cyberport mission
  • HK Institute of Architects group