The Community & CSR Sub-Group of the Chamber’s Young Executives Club held a meeting on 16 June. Members brainstormed ideas on activities to contribute to and strengthen ties with the community. The group is led by YEC Vice Chairman Samuel Tsang.
The explosive growth of social media platforms has created a world where anyone can become a KOL or influencer. At the Supercharge Your Social Media Strategy webinar on 9 June, Ivy Wong, Founder and CEO of VS MEDIA, introduced the different social platforms available, and shared some tricks on how to help businesses build brand image and grow in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area via these platforms within a short period of time.
The YEC tennis team took part in the 29th Dr Henry Fok Corporate Patron League from 4 - 6 June. The team captain, Oscar Chow, Vice Chairman of the Chamber’s General Committee and also founding Chairman of YEC, led the team to second place in the group stage and to the Gold knockout stage. Well done to all the players!
Hong Kong’s State Theatre, a former cinema and celebrated cultural landmark in North Point since the 1950s, is set to undergo a major renovation by New World Development. Before the restoration project starts, a group of YEC members including Eric Fok, Co-Chairman, Jacky Cheung and Samuel Tsang, Vice Chairman, were given the opportunity to visit the heritage building on May 13, and see its interior and exterior, including the parabolic exoskeleton structure on the rooftop, also known as the "flying trusses.”
Members of YEC’s football team joined with players from the young executives’ groups at a number of other business chambers in Hong Kong to play a match at Southorn Playground on 13 May. They enjoyed the opportunity to get to know one another and enhance cooperation between the chambers while practicing their football and competitive skills. The hot weather clearly has not dampened their passion for football!
The Chamber’s Young Executives Club held a meeting of its Membership & Fellowship Sub Group on 5 May. Members of the group brainstormed and exchanged ideas on activities to engage members, build networks, and also recruit new members. The group is led by YEC Vice Chairman Jacky Cheung.
The YEC subgroup on Education & Information, led by YEC Co-Chairman Elsa Wong, held a meeting on 27 April. Members of the subgroup put their heads together and had a fruitful discussion on plans for upcoming activities.
The YEC football team held a practice session at Southorn Playground on 23 April. The teammates enjoyed the great weather and the chance to improve their soccer skills at this fun Friday evening event.
YEC has established a new sub-group on Youth Development Programmes, which aims to reach out to university students to enhance understanding between the business community and the younger generations in Hong Kong. The sub-group held its first meeting to enable its members to exchange views on 19 April. The sub-group is led by YEC Co-Chairman Eric Fok and Olivia Kung, Vice Chairman of the club.
The market value of Bitcoin has rocketed in recent years. At the same time, cryptocurrencies have become increasingly mainstream, as major institutions have entered the market and Beijing has created a digital version of the RMB. At a YEC webinar on 12 April, Adrian Lai, CEO of Liquefy, and Kevin Loo, Senior Portfolio Manager of New Vision Asset Management, shared their views on the future of cryptocurrencies. Loo said that global political tensions and major investment banks entering the market had added fuel to Bitcoin’s recent rally. Lai was also positive about the prospects for cryptocurrencies generally, but highlighted his concern on the sustainability of the “proof of work” system behind Bitcoin.