Past Events

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Town Hall Forum Series: Stephen Phillips, Director-General of Investment Promotion, Invest Hong Kong

Town Hall Forum Series: Stephen Phillips, Director-General of Investment Promotion, Invest Hong Kong

Town Hall Forum Series

Hong Kong continues to attract overseas and Mainland businesses, particularly start-ups, with a large proportion being led by international founders. Stephen Phillips, Director-General of Investment Promotion, Invest HK, explained at a Town Hall Forum on 20 May that Hong Kong is the best place for businesses to capture opportunities being created by the Belt and Road and Greater Bay Area developments.

2019/05/20

Mapping Out a Modernised Risk Management Strategy for the Future

In 2018, Dun & Bradstreet released a study entitled “The (R)Evolution of Risk Management” which revealed that many financial leaders around the world believed that it is particular challenging when being tasked with data and risk management. Given the rapid pace of change in the modern business world, there is a strong need for an optimisation of risk management strategies. Business that wish to maintain an edge over their competitors must act quick to bring in a modernised and streamedlined approach that harnesses the power of data and technology. At a lunchtime seminar on May 16, Michael Siu, Senior Solutions Architect and Michelle Tam, Product Director from Dun & Bradstreet spoke on how predictive/performance-based insights, and emerging technologies such as AI can enhance risk management. They also touched upon their recommendations to simplify the finance transition to modern risk management.

2019/05/16
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Network & Learn: From Networking to Real Business

Network & Learn: From Networking to Real Business

Network & Learn

It is vital for small businesses to know how to convert new contacts into real clients and business deals. On 16 May, the Young Executives Club organized a Network & Learn event with Noel Lo, Director of HNR Universal Co Ltd. Based on his own experience, Lo discussed how important it is for entrepreneurs to build successful relationships by networking smartly, and also shared some useful strategies to help business do just that. After the talk, participants had the chance to practice Lo’s advice over a glass of wine.

2019/05/16

Revitalisation Scheme 2.0 in East Kowloon – What are the opportunities?

The Chief Executive has revived the revitalisation scheme of industrial buildings first introduced ten years ago. Under the new scheme, owners of industrial buildings, provided that they are pursuing or have completed revitalisation, are allowed to convert their properties into transitional housing for low-income families. At a roundtable luncheon on 10 May, Ms Rosanna Tang, Head of Research from Colliers, spoke on the prospects and opportunities arising from this Government initiative with particular emphasis on East Kowloon where a second Central Business District is gradually taking shape.

2019/05/10
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European General Data Protection Regulation

The European General Data Protection Regulation – What Hong Kong Businesses Need to Know

Duncan Gillespie, a UK-based independent legal consultant, spoke on the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at a well-attended seminar on 9 May. In his presentation, he highlighted the ways in which companies could find themselves in breach of the GDPR and what they could do to ensure compliance.

2019/05/09
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