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Humour can be a powerful tool for businesses of all sizes. Using it effectively can help you stand out from the competition, connect with your audience, and achieve your goals. This engaging seminar will explore the impact of humour in the business world. The speaker will demonstrate how laughter can enhance communication, unify teams, and transform marketing strategies. Participants will gain insights into how humour can be effectively used in communication, teamwork, advertising, and marketing.

Key Topics:
• Practical tips for integrating humour into corporate culture without compromising professionalism
• The psychology behind humour and its influence on consumer behavior
• Case studies of successful marketing campaigns that used humour to increase brand awareness and sales

Learning Objectives:
• Gain insightful strategies on how to incorporate humour into business practices, resulting in increased engagement and improved sales performance
• Create a positive and productive work environment leading to financial success
• Receive valuable insights and practical advice for adding humour to your business toolkit as an enlightening experience

Who Should Attend:
• Business professionals, marketers, advertisers and team leaders
• Anyone interested in leveraging humour to enhance business performance and workplace atmosphere
• For those in corporate training and development roles who wish to enrich their engagement strategies

Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

Recording, duplication or distribution of the contents of the online event is prohibited without prior written permission from the Chamber.


Shai Gelber, Humour Specialist

Shai Gelber is an expert in humour, holds a bachelor's and a master's degrees in English linguistics, with his MA thesis focusing on the discourse of humour. He is currently pursuing a doctoral degree on humour at Bar-Ilan University. In more than 15 years, Shai has been sharing his insights and giving lectures and workshops to tens of thousands audience and trainees from international corporations in the fields of aerospace, finance & insurance, telecommunication, electricity, food industry, hospitality industry and government offices including The Prime Minister's Office, The Bank of Israel, The Ministry of Finance, The Ministry of Health, The Ministry of Agriculture, Israel Ports Company and Israel Postal Company.

Language English
Date and Time 2024/06/24 15:00 to 17:00
Venue Chamber Theatre, 22/F United Centre
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Charis Cheung
Tel: 28231239
Email: [email protected]
Fee Members @ HK$380 / Non-Members @ HK$560
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
Notes - Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of payment, on a first come first served basis.
- Booking transfer is allowed for corporate members with advanced notice, walk-ins are normally not accepted.
- The Chamber reserves the right to decline any booking or cancel the event. In such case, a full refund of the participation fee will be issued.
- No refund will be made for last minute cancellations or no-shows. If the booking is cancelled at least 7 days before the event, and in such cases the refund will be subjected to a 10% administration fee, or HK$100 deduction, whichever is higher.
- Members paying with their BOC HKGCC Visa Card will enjoy a 30% discount on their reservation. The discount is only applicable to the card holder, and does not extend to their guests. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with Chamber Coupons.
- A $50 handling fee per person will be charged for all offline bookings (e.g. fax, e-mail, post) for all Chamber events. Go online today by downloading our app or registering on the HKGCC website to save the environment and money.
- Priority is given to corporate members. The decision to accept or decline any booking shall be at sole discretion of the Chamber.

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