Event Schedule

Live HKT 09:00 AM - HKT 09:10 AM
Joint Opening Session for HKTDC Entrepreneur Day and HKTDC SmartBiz Expo 2021
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Language: English (with SI service in Cantonese and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Ms Margaret Fong
    Executive Director, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
  • The Hon Paul CHAN Mo-po, GBM, GBS, MH, JP
    Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China
Live HKT 11:00 AM - HKT 12:30 PM
World SME Summit
The world economy is going through a drastic change especially under the pandemic. This year’s World SME Summit will focus on the future trends under the international landscape next year and will explore how local SMEs can adapt to it and seek for business opportunities.
Co-organiser: The Hong Kong General Chamber of Small and Medium Business
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Prof. Witman Hung, JP
    Hong Kong Deputy to 13th National People's Congress (NPC) and Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong, Shenzhen Qianhai Authority
  • Dr Joe Fang
    Research Director, One Country Two Systems Research Institute
  • Ms Pheona Kan
    Associate Director, Business Development, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
Live HKT 11:30 AM - HKT 12:15 PM
The Booming of 5G – Bringing you Speed and More
5G is not only a buzz-word in the market, but has already been widely used in multiple industries. The extremely fast data speed and ultra-low latency of 5G have improved the business efficiency and effectiveness in different sectors. Come and check out the impact and application of the 5G technology in the property and retail industry.
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Dr Stan Wong
    Assistant Vice President, HKT Limited
  • Ms Eva Kwok
    Cyber Risk Advisory Partner, Deloitte China
Live HKT 01:00 PM - HKT 01:45 PM
The Sustainable Journey: SMEs’ Business Opportunities in new ESG requirement for Listed Companies
Since 2020, listed companies face the new challenge of enhanced disclosures on environmental key performance indicators in their reports, in addition to continuing disclosure on the management approach for environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Join this session to gain insights on how SMEs can take part in this exercise and go hand-in-hand with listed companies in this journey towards sustainable development.
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Mr Mike Wong
    Chief Executive Officer, The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies
  • Ms Meico Cheong
    General Manager, Intelligence Business, Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency
Live HKT 03:30 PM - HKT 04:30 PM
Quick Commerce – The Latest form of E-commerce
In pandemic era, people have been relying more on e-commerce platforms in acquiring various daily necessities. With a suitable service provider in logistics and on-demand delivery service, corporates and SMEs can have their goods delivered to consumers without delay and with lower cost. Join this session to gain insights from not only a logistic agent, but an all-round e-commerce solution partner.
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Mr KK Chiu
    Co-founder & CEO, Zeek
  • Mr James Leung
    Executive Director & CEO, Pricerite Group Limited
  • Ms Joe Lai
    Co-Founder, Wash Duck
  • Ms Teresa Ng
    Head of Marketing, HKT Limited
Live HKT 10:30 AM - HKT 11:30 AM
Roadmap for SMEs into the Era of Industry 4.0
Industry 4.0 has been the major station in the journey of digital transformation for enterprises including SMEs. Industry experts will share their vision and insights in achieving digital transformation in accordance with their own business strategies and market trends while keeping it within the budget availability.
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Ir. Samson Suen
    General Manager, Hong Kong Productivity Council
  • Mr Calvin Wu
    Chief Executive Officer, Shing Hing Plastic Manufacturing Limited
Live HKT 12:00 PM - HKT 01:00 PM
Developing your Brand in Post-Pandemic Era
The pandemic has reformed purchase preferences and consumption behaviour of customers. Brand building is now of utmost importance for companies to gain consumers’ confidence and trust in order to boost sales and profit. Join this session and learn from industry experts on ways to formulate and consolidate your brand’s image, and to eventually transform digitally.
Co-organiser: Trade and Industry Department
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Mr Aldric Chau
    Head of Retail, e-Commerce & Travel Partnerships, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited
  • Mr Andy Lau
    Managing Director, Ngong Ping 360
  • Ms Percy Kwan
    Marketing Director, Klook
Live HKT 01:30 PM - HKT 02:30 PM
The GBA Platform - Springboard for your Business to Enter Mainland China Market
With huge population and high purchase potential, Mainland China is such a lucrative market for businesses to consider. If you are planning to expand your business and enter China, this is the session you should not miss. Market insight will be shared, especially on the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Mr Wing Chu
    Business Advisory Manager, Research Department, HKTDC
  • Mr Sun Jian
    Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce (China Business Advisor seconded to the HKTDC)
  • Mr Roman Law
    Senior Customer Service Manager, Corporate Communications & Marketing, HKTDC
Live HKT 09:30 AM - HKT 11:00 AM
Star Leaders Seminar : “Leverage Hong Kong’s Advantages Explore Innovation & Technology Business Opportunities”
Hong Kong is the ideal platform for Mainland innovation & technology companies and start-ups to ‘springboard’ to overseas markets. Riding on Hong Kong’s mature financial system, sound legal system, intellectual property protection, and diverse talent pool with international exposure, Mainland innovation & technology companies and start-ups can take advantage of Hong Kong’s professional services for attaining investments and financing, file patent applications, and commercialize and conduct technology transfer on R&D developments. In this seminar, our star speakers will be invited to share on their companies' experience in leveraging the advantages of Hong Kong's service industry to expand their business to overseas markets through Hong Kong.
Language: Mandarin (with SI service in Cantonese and English)
Moderator:
  • Mr Billy Wong
    Deputy Director of Research, HKTDC
Speakers:
  • Dr Bowen Guo
    General Manager, Yonyou (HongKong) Co., Ltd.
  • Ms Sisi Yu
    General Manager, HSG
Live HKT 10:30 AM - HKT 11:30 AM
Is Robot your Friend or Enemy? RPA in a Nutshell
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a software technology that emulate humans’ action and improve the efficiency inside the company. This session will explore the latest information about RPA and its applications in the operations of a company.
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Mr Tommy Fung
    Regional Channel Director, UiPath
  • Mr Calvin Cheng
    Founder & CEO, Wizpresso
Live HKT 12:30 PM - HKT 01:30 PM
Know Your Shoppers – Use of Artificial Intelligence in RetailTech
In order to retain your consumers, it is always important to know your shoppers and cater their preferences. Fortunate enough in today’s era, there is technology available to help us learn about shoppers’ behaviour. Listen to AI experts on how to grasp data and analyse your customers, so as to maintain your customer base and grow your business sustainably.
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Mr Patrick Tu
    CEO, Dayta AI Limited
  • Mr Tin Yan LEE
    Deputy Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong
Live HKT 03:30 PM - HKT 04:30 PM
Developing Hong Kong Brands in the Greater Bay Area
With the large population and the high consumption power present in the Greater Bay Area, it is certainly the next destination for Hong Kong Brands for business expansion. While many large corporations have made the move already, SMEs should not be left out in the scene. In this session, industry experts will walk you through their journey of entering the Greater Bay Area and share some tips for your business’s transformation as well.
Co-organiser: Trade and Industry Department
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Mr William Shum
    Founder & CEO, Memorigin Watch Company Limited
  • Mr Jofee Lee
    Managing Director, Hair Corner
  • Ms Carlotta Wong
    Chairman & Co-Founder, Lexington Limited
Live HKT 05:00 PM - HKT 06:00 PM
A Glimpse into Funding and Supporting Schemes for Business Transformation and the Competition Ordinance
Join this session, choose the right funding and supporting schemes that suit your business and hear the tips to increase the chance of success in applying to funding schemes.
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Ms Fion Chan
    Manager, SME ReachOut Team, Hong Kong Productivity Council
  • Ms Vicki Kwok
    Communications Specialist, Competition Commission

Remarks:

  1. The Organiser reserves the rights to change the programme schedules and content without prior notice.
  2. The opinions and views expressed are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of HKTDC. HKTDC shall in no way be responsible for the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information provided by them.

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