Tag: Hong Kong


Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre sets new standards for catering Asia

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) has announced a number of new appointments to its 330-strong catering team, which has served over 2.4 million patrons over the past year. After the appointment of Mr Paul Jeffrey Chandler as Director – Food & Beverage early 2017, HML added new positions and restructured the Division. Mr Richie Li joined HML as Assistant Director – Food...

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Main attractions at HKTDC Electronics Fair and electronicAsia Gallery

The recently concluded 38th HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) and the 22nd electronicAsia attracted 87,000 buyers from 139 countries and regions over a four-day period. Buyer attendance grew from a number of countries and regions including mature markets such as Canada, Italy, Singapore, Taiwan and the UK, and emerging markets such as Brazil, the Chinese mainland, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Russia. More than...

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HKTDC survey at Electronics Fair highlights trade fears from Sino-US political friction Asia

The recently concluded 38th HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) and the 22nd electronicAsia attracted 87,000 buyers from 139 countries and regions over a four-day period. Buyer attendance grew from a number of countries and regions including mature markets such as Canada, Italy, Singapore, Taiwan and the UK, and emerging markets such as Brazil, the Chinese mainland, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Russia. More than...

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Energy-saving and green tech set to be centre stage at Eco Expo Asia Asia

The 13th edition of Eco Expo Asia is set to draw 330 exhibitors, when it runs 25-28 October at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, the show is expecting groups from the Chinese mainland’s Hunan, Zhaoqing and Inner...

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Airport Authority Hong Kong acquires AsiaWorld-Expo for HK$900m Asia

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has announced the acquisition of AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited, alongside the rights and equity interest held by IEC Investment Limited, for a total price of HK$900m (US$115m). In 2003, in order to develop the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE), the Hong Kong Government, the AA and IEC Investments Limited formed a joint venture company known as Hong Kong IEC Limited, of which the Hong...

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Hong Kong’s first high-speed rail line opens this weekend Asia

Following almost 20 years of planning and construction, the Hong Kong Express Rail Link will open fully on 23 September. The rail line will connect the city with the rest of mainland China’s 25,000km long national high-speed rail network for the first time, and will greatly increase travel capability for events. The line will be known as the Vibrant Express, and will travel through 44...

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HKCEC reports record attendance and plots further advances Asia

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) reports that its fiscal year 2017-2018 (July 2017 to June 2018) saw 1,061 events take place at the venue, including 166 international and local conferences and 118 exhibitions. Total attendances at all events totalled 8.2m and conference topics covered topics including start-up, franchising, diving and resorts, technology for the elderly, finance, medical science, cloud technology, amusement and...

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The 28th annual dinner of the HKECIA Asia

The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) has released the latest in its series of annual surveys of the exhibition activities in Hong Kong. The results show continued growth in the region, reaffirming Hong Kong’s position as the trade fair capital of Asia. Key indicators of the survey, such as the number of exhibiting companies and the number of exhibition visitors, show encouraging...

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