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Driving Corporate Innovation & Digital Transformation in Business

The Hong Kong Awards for Industries is an annual event that is supported by the HKSAR Government to recognise the outstanding performance and achievements of Hong Kong enterprises in enhancing their competitiveness. As part of the effort to promote awareness of the Awards, the Chamber – in its capacity as the organiser of the Innovation and Creativity category – organized a seminar on 8 May during which three expert speakers were on hand to speak about the elements involved in fostering a culture of organisational innovation and creativity. They were respectively Andrew Young, Associate Director (Innovation), Innovation Department of Sino Land; Daniel Fung, Head of Strategy and Innovation of the Hong Kong and China Gas Company; and Jack Lau, Chairman of Swanland.AI. Participants were also briefed on the selection criteria for the award scheme.

Andrew Young's slideDaniel Fung's slideJack Lau's slide
Sino Land Company LimitedHong Kong & China Gas Company Limited, TheSwanland.AI Ltd
Canadian Consul General Residency

Visit the Canadian Consul General's Residence

Members enjoyed great Canadian hospitality during a visit to Consul General of Canada Jeff Nankivell’s residence on the morning of 7 May. The Consul General gave an overview of Canada’s business environment and some of its industries including fintech, green technologies, food, medical insurance and manufacturing. He also emphasized that Canada has a skilled and educated workforce. Consul General Nankivell pointed out to the visitors that many of the items of furniture and accessories in his home had been designed by Canadian artisans. Americas Committee Chairman Steve Wong led the Chamber delegation on the visit.

Consulate General of Canada, Commercial Division

Digital Transformation in China: WeChat Business Challenges and Opportunities

Thomas Meyer, CEO and Co-founder of Mobile Now Group, told members at a roundtable luncheon on 7 May that more than US$400 billion worth of goods will be sold through social media e-commerce platforms in Mainland China by 2022. Meyer shared his insights into the latest developments in e-commerce, and also discussed some of the success stories in the Mainland market. For example, in only seven years, WeChat has become a key player on the global tech scene and has the largest community of users and consumers in Asia.


Country Briefing Series – Bangladesh: The World's Third Fastest Growing Economy

Bangladesh is well known as a textile manufacturing colossus, but opportunities for investors are also now emerging in areas ranging from pharma to infrastructure. At a Chamber roundtable luncheon on 6 May, Consul General of Bangladesh Mehdi Hasan gave an overview of the country, which has been enjoying rapid economic growth and improvements to its business environment in recent years. Dewan Saiful Alam Masud, CEO of DSA International Company and General Secretary of the Bangladesh Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong, shared his insights on doing business in Bangladesh over the past 20 years.

PodcastSlides - CG Mehdi HasanSlides - Dewan Saiful Alam
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