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This in-depth and exclusive study tour will include innovative entrepreneurship lectures by renowned faculties at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; visits to some of the rising startups and innovative companies in Israel; in addition to cultural tours along the Jerusalem Heritage, the Dead Sea and Masada.

Home of many high-technology products and innovations, Israel has the second-largest number of startups in the world and the largest number of NSADAQ-listed companies outside North America. It is definitely a place worth visiting, expanding networks with fellow business executives, and exploring potential business opportunities.

* This study tour is jointly organized by the HKGCC Young Executives Club and the HKU Space Executive Academy in collaboration with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. It is fully supported by the Consulate General of Israel in Hong Kong and Macau. *All lectures and presentations will be conducted in English.

More about Israel: "Israel: Land of Tech Opportunities" Article

TENTATIVE ITINERARY (*subject to change)

1 April, 2019 (Mon)
• Morning: Arrival at Tel Aviv (suggest flight CX 675 at 01:10 / arrival at 06:55 same day)
Jerusalem Heritage Cultural Tour (breakfast and lunch)
• Hotel check-in
• Evening: Welcome Dinner

2 April, 2019 (Tue)
Innovation Entrepreneurship Programme @ The Hebrew University
• Lecture (1): Future Technologies and Their Business Application

• Hebrew University Inside Tour + lunch at University Canteen (self-arrange)
Lecture (2): Game Theory: Game Engineering by Nobel Prize Winner, Professor Yisrael Robert Aumann
Start-up Visit (1): Siftech or Atobe Accelerator
• Dinner

3 April, 2019 (Wed)
Innovation Entrepreneurship Programme @ The Hebrew University
• Lecture (3): The Three Gates of Judaism
• Lecture (4): The Israeli Army (IDF) and Innovative Thinking "Get Boots on Ground" – Translate Battlefield Experience into Your Business Culture

• Statement of Attendance Presentation by HKU SPACE & HKGCC
• Lunch at University VIP Room (mingle with Professors and Israel Business Chamber representatives)
Start-up Visit (2): Mobileye
• Dinner

4 April, 2019 (Thu)
Company Visits: Innovation Center Taglit, ProoV, The Floor, etc (TBC)
• Lunch at nearby restaurant
• City Tour / Cultural Experience
• Dinner

5 April, 2019 (Fri)
Dead Sea and Masada Tour (Lunch)
• Dinner

6 April, 2019 (Sat)
• Hotel check-out
• Coach bus transfer from hotel to the airport for departure (suggest flight: CX 676 departure from TLV at 14:30 / arrival at 06:15(+1) HKG)

More about the lectures and visiting companies: click here

* Lectures and company visits are conducted in English.
* Accommodation: 5 nights Leonardo Plaza Hotel Jerusalem or similar ( 5- star hotel, just 15 minutes walk from the Old City)
* Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded a Statement of Attendance from HKU SPACE and HKGCC.

Participation Fee includes lecture & programme fees, local transport, 5-night hotel accommodation with daily breakfast, meals specified in itinerary, tour guide, and administrative expenses & tips; but excludes round-trip air tickets, travel insurance, travel visa (if applicable), and personal expenses.

Single Occupancy: HK$47,000
Sharing Twin: HK$43,000
(***additional saving of HK$2,000 per person if 2 or more people enrolled at the same time!!)
* Full payment of the participation fee is required for booking. No place will be reserved without full payment.
** Booking deadline is 1st March 2019 (Subject to upward adjustment due to high demand for hotels in April).
*** Members should arrange their own air tickets. Please do not book your tickets before receiving confirmation of your participation from the Chamber.
*** HKSAR passport holders enjoy 30-day visa-free access into Israel.

Please click here to download the Registration Form. Kindly complete it and return to us with full payment.

Supporting Organizations:

Language English
Date and Time 2019/04/01 to 2019/04/06
Venue Tel Aviv, Israel
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Vera So
Tel: 28231280
Fax: 28239580
  • HK$ 47,000 for Members / HK$ 47,000 for Non-Members (Standard Rate (Full Package, Single Occupancy))
  • HK$ 43,000 for Members / HK$ 43,000 for Non-Members (Standard Rate (Full Package, Sharing Twin))
Notes 1. The itinerary is tentative and may subject to changes where appropriate. Costs and details of the trip could be adjusted due to factors such as participation, weather condition, peak season surcharge, etc.
2. The trip is limited to a maximum of 24 people. Priority will be given to HKGCC members. Bookings will only be confirmed with full payment, on a first-come, first-served basis. The decision to accept or decline any booking shall be at the sole discretion of the Chamber.
3. Payments are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by the organizer. Substitution may be allowed upon written request at least 3 weeks before the departure date, and may incur additional fees and handling charges where applicable.
4. In the event that the trip is cancelled by the organizer due to unforeseeable circumstances, a refund will be arranged after deducting any cost incurred.
5. Participants agree to indemnify the Chamber and the hosting party all liabilities for property damage, physical injury or death in relation to this event. Participants are advised to take their own insurance against all risks.
6. Participants are responsible for their own valid travel visa or effective travel document to Israel.