HKTDC SmartBiz Expo | Online

HKTDC Hong Kong International Franchising Show | Online

Reimagine ‧ Reinvent 2 - 4 Dec 2020

Event Schedule

Live HKT 09:30 AM - HKT 10:10 AM
T-Chat: Riding the wave of the Stay-at-Home Economy and Managing a Remote Business
COVID-19 has hit the world economy hard and affected almost all industries. While most of the enterprises and SMEs are struggling in this challenging time, the pandemic has fuelled up the growth of Stay-at-Home Economy which is expected to worth trillions of dollars, and speeded up business transformation in many industries. In this session the keynote speaker will share insights on how to stay on top of the wave and lay out the key of managing a successful remote business
Language: English (with SI service in Cantonese and Mandarin)
Moderator:
  • Denise Tsang
    Hong Kong News Editor, South China Morning Post
Speakers:
  • Robert Glazer
    Founder and CEO, Acceleration Partners
Live HKT 11:00 AM - HKT 12:30 PM
World SME Summit
世界正經歷百年未有變局,肺炎疫情全球大流行令大變局加速演進,給世界形勢帶來了極大變數。本論壇以「2021年國際新格局之趨勢」為主題,分析香港中小企面對全球新格局,如何部署營商策略及尋找機遇。
Co-organiser: The Hong Kong General Chamber of Small and Medium Business
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Moderator:
  • David Wong, GBS, JP
    Principal Consultant, The Hong Kong General Chamber of Small and Medium Business
Speakers:
  • Francis Lui, BBS, JP
    Professor, Ex Center for Economic Development of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Hugh Chow
    Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited
  • Dennis Ng, SBS, BBS, MH
    President, The Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong
Live HKT 02:00 PM - HKT 03:00 PM
Winning the E-Commerce Race - Recreating a brand new customer experience
[InnoTech for Digital Transformation Webinar Series] E-commerce nowadays is more than just putting your products online, but also one-stop experience for your customers. Join this session and learn from the industry experts to stand out in the E-commerce race from multiple aspects to deliver a brand new experience for your customers, from platform feature and set-up to influential marketing promotion.
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Gordon Lam
    Board Executive Director, Bonjour Holdings Limited
  • Angel Cheng
    Business Development Manager, SHOPLINE
Live HKT 04:15 PM - HKT 05:15 PM
Keeping up with the AI & Big Data Trend
[InnoTech for Digital Transformation Webinar Series] AI and Big Data has become the key to success in many industries, and some may even suggest that data is the new oil in the business community. While many large corporations have been using these technologies for years, SMEs should not be left out in the scene. In this session, industry experts will walk you through the practical application for SMEs to make use of AI and big data to enhance and transform your business.
Co-organiser: Trade and Industry Department
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Cristina Ng
    Senior Manager, Openrice Limited
  • Bianca Ho
    Co-Founder & COO, Clare.AI Limited
Live HKT 11:15 AM - HKT 12:15 PM
Redefining Work under COVID-19
The pandemic has changed the working pattern of a variety of businesses. Many companies have now adopted different level of technologies into their workplace including remote-workplace, cloud solutions, ERP system upgrade, etc. Join this session and learn from the industry experts to enhance your companies’ efficiency and effectiveness.
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Peter Lee
    Head of Corporate Business, Microsoft Hong Kong Limited
  • Ellis Ho
    NetSuite Sales Director, ONE Pacific Limited
Live HKT 01:00 PM - HKT 02:00 PM
Secure your Digital Workspace: Building Resilience against Cyber Risks
While more and more innovative technology has widely been used in corporates, companies should never neglect the importance of cyber security. Do not leave your digital door open and learn from the industry expert in this session.
Co-organiser: Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Hakkan Lui
    Cyber Security Manager, Cyber Security Department, Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited
  • Ben Lee
    Head of IT, Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited
Live HKT 02:45 PM - HKT 03:45 PM
A glimpse into Funding and Supporting Schemes for Business Upgrades and the Competition Ordinance
Join this session, choose the right funding and supporting schemes that suit your business and learn about the common mistakes when applying to these schemes, and understand more about the competition ordinance.
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Fion Chan
    Manager, Industry & Startup Relations, SME Engagement Division, Hong Kong Productivity Council
  • Vicki Kwok
    Communications Specialist, Competition Commission
  • Shy Cheung
    Customer Service Manager, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Live HKT 04:45 PM - HKT 05:45 PM
Franchising Opportunities in Challenging Times
Under the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have to adjust their business plans and directions to cope with the challenging situation in order to sustain or expand. Join this session and learn about the implications and insights of the franchising industry in the challenging times.
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Franco Lee
    Chairman, Franchising, Licensing & Franchising Association of Hong Kong
  • Jess Sit
    Consultant, InfinityPlus Asia Ltd
Live HKT 10:00 AM - HKT 11:00 AM
Disruptive Supply Chain Solutions: More than just moving products
Logistics and supply chain solutions are more than just transporting products from point to point nowadays. A series of smart solutions from manufacturing, warehousing to transportation is available in the market. In this session, industry experts will walk you through a number of disruptive supply chain solutions to help you with your logistic efficiency.
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Stefanie Chow
    Deputy General Manager, Boxful Limited
  • Samson Suen
    General Manager, Smart Manufacturing, Hong Kong Productivity Council
Live HKT 12:15 PM - HKT 01:15 PM
Exploring Cross-Border Franchising Opportunities
Among the many ways to expand your business across countries and regions, franchising is one of the commonly used method. Join this session and learn from the industry experts on the tips of operating a cross-border franchising business
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Johnson Lo
    Founder & Executive Director, Sprouts Concepts International Co Ltd
  • Alex Lau
    Director, Hong Kong Intellectual Property Advisory Service Limited
Live HKT 02:45 PM - HKT 03:45 PM
How to be a tech-savvy SME via 5G implication?
As the future mega trend, 5G has become one of the most heated topics in the community. While large corporates have kick-started their 5G implementation plans in the market, SMEs should also keep up with the trend. Learn from the industry experts and be a tech-savvy SME under the 5G era.
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Raymond Ho
    Principal Regulatory Affairs Manager, Office of Communications Authority
  • Daniel Chung
    Vice President, Products and Services Marketing, CSL Mobile Limited
  • Keith Rumjahn
    Co-Founder, KARA Smart Fitness
  • Max Wong
    Maintenance Director, Shan On Engineering Company Limited
Live HKT 04:30 PM - HKT 05:45 PM
Selling to China: Remastered Series for HKSMEs - Cash in on Mainland’s "Internal Circulation" Growth Model
As the mainland market is anticipated to sustain its growth under the new “internal circulation” model, it’s a market that Hong Kong SMEs should not miss. For this webinar, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) would invite experts to share the new normal and opportunities brought about by Mainland China’s new “internal circulation” growth model, and advise how Hong Kong SMEs could seize this opportunity to expand their business through various online sales and marketing avenues. This webinar is part of the seminar series “Selling to Mainland China: Remastered Series for HK SMEs”, which aims to provide Hong Kong SMEs with the latest practical knowledge and essential skills for penetrating into the ever-changing mainland market
Language: Cantonese (with SI service in English and Mandarin)
Speakers:
  • Alice Tsang
    Assistant Principal Economist (Greater China), Hong Kong Trade Development Council
  • Victor Chong
    Director of Business Development, InSky Global eCommerce Ltd
  • ATung Lee
    General Manager, Zerotosix Technology Company Limited
  • Jennifer Chan
    Merchandising Manager, Design Gallery, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

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.

Speaker List