Shenzhen’s emergence as a global epicentre for innovation in recent years has produced a number of hugely successful technology companies. The Greater Bay Area is now creating new opportunities for Hong Kong in Shenzhen as the development fosters increased cooperation between the two cities.
Members enjoyed an exclusive visit behind the scenes at some of these tech giants during a mission to Shenzhen on 29 March. The visit was organized by the Digital, Information & Telecommunications Committee and led by Committee Chairman Eric Chin.
The delegation first visited Huawei’s headquarters in Bantian Industrial Zone and learnt about the company’s latest cloud and 5G developments. They then visited Tencent’s head office in Binhai to see how the company is using new technologies to enhance everyday life.
At Forms Syntron Information, delegates toured the new headquarters and learned how the company is driving the growth of ICT industries within the GBA. The mission ended with a presentation at WeBank, China’s first digital bank, to help members understand how virtual banks are transforming customers’ experience and the banking landscape.