Think Asia, Think Hong Kong

Date: 21 Sep 2017
Location: Queen Elizabeth II Centre Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London

About think ASIA, think HONG KONG

Connecting global businesses with Asia via Hong Kong

“Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” (TATHK) is a mega promotion campaign organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to attract overseas companies to use Hong Kong’s service platform to tap into the Chinese mainland and other Asian markets. TATHK brings together business communities from Hong Kong and different economies to discuss developments and trends in the dynamic global market and highlight Hong Kong’s key advantages in

  • Chinese Outbound Investment
  • Creative Industries (Design, Digital Entertainment, Content)
  • Film
  • Finance (RMB Business and Fundraising)
  • Hong Kong plus Pearl River Delta Collaboration
  • Infrastructure Development & Real Estate-Related Services
  • Logistics & Maritime Services
  • Professional Services (Accountancy, Legal, Consultancy, etc)
  • Technology Collaboration (Including Bio, Green and Manufacturing Tech)
  • Selling to China and throughout Asia


8:45 – 9:30


9:30 – 10:00

Opening Session

  • Mr Vincent H S Lo, GBS, JP (Chairman, Hong Kong Trade Development Council)
  • The Right Honourable Liam Fox, MP (British Secretary of State for International Trade)

10:00 – 10:40

Think Asia, Think Hong Kong

Given the continuing global economic shift to the East and the rise of Asia’s emerging markets, Hong Kong is perfectly placed to help overseas companies sell their goods and services in Asia, particularly the Chinese mainland. Prominent business leaders will share their experience and insights into realising opportunities in the booming markets of Asia.

Panel Chair

  • Lord Sassoon (Chairman, China-Britain Business Council)


  • Mr Victor Chu (Chairman, First Eastern Investment Group)
  • Mr Douglas Flint, CBE (Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings plc)
  • Professor Frederick Ma, GBS, JP (Chairman, Mass Transit Railway Corporation Limited)
  • Dr Fu Yuning (Chairman, China Resources (Holdings) Limited)

10:40 – 11:05

Q&A Session

11:05 – 11:25

Coffee Break

11:25 – 12:05

Overseas Companies finding success in Asia through the Hong Kong Platform

This session will feature success stories of tapping into the Asian market through Hong Kong. Speakers will share their practical insights into how one can leverage Hong Kong service excellence to expand their business in Asia and explore the Belt & Road opportunities.


  • Mr Graham Cartledge, CBE, DL (Chairman, Benoy)
  • Mr Gregory Hodkinson (Chairman, ARUP Group Limited)
  • Mr Jiang Zhengxin (Deputy General Manager, China United Network Communications Group Company Limited)

12:05 – 12:30

Q&A Session

12:30 – 14:00

Networking Lunch

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