Hong Kong Upcoming Events 2024-05-22 01:00:04

SFi Asian Family Impact Summit 2024

22 May 2024

Asia Society

With the theme “How Capital Meets Purpose,” the second SFi Asian Family Impact Summit will reconvene Asia’s leading family offices and wealth owners in the impact investing movement, one of the first of its kind in APAC. This unconventional gathering is invite-only and highly interactive, designed to share candid stories and concrete examples among purpose-driven leaders. In 2024, the event will illuminate how Asian impact investors navigate the winding journey to create scalable impact across Investment, Business and Philanthropy, to inspire bold action in uncertain times.

Programme (Hong Kong Time)

Opening: How Capital Meets Purpose
• Junice Yeo, Executive Director & Head of ESG Intelligence, Eco-Business
• Katy Yung, Managing Partner, Sustainable Finance Initiative

Tale of Purpose & Risk
• Dharsono Hartono, Founder and CEO, PT. Rimba Makmur Utama

Icebreaker: Outrage & Optimism

APAC Landscape Trends
• Tasos Zavitsanakis, Co-Head Sustainable Finance APAC, UBS

Panel: How to Navigate Your Journey to Action
• Robert Kim, Managing Director, JLIN LLC
• James Lindsay, Director – Investments, Builders Vision
• Jamie Lee, Associate, Happiness Capital 

Panel: How to Invest Boldly in Uncertain Times
• Junice Yeo, Executive Director & Head of ESG Intelligence, Eco-Business
• Michaela Edwards, Partner, Capricorn Sustainable Investors Fund
• Hanson Gong, Partner, Oogway Capital
• Sophie Khau, Managing Director, Mastery Holdings

Moonshot Ideas
• Sophiya Chiang, Founder, CTO, deploy. Incoming Curator, WEF Global Shapers HK Hub
• Tim Parker, Founder & Chief Solutioneer, Circular City


Debate: Approaches to Competitive Return
• Jian Li Yew, CEO, Citrine Capital
• Ramanan Raghavendran, Managing Partner, Amasia 

Thematic Clusters : Regions and Issues
• Ronie Mak, Managing Director, RS Group
• Sonalie Figueiras, Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Green Queen
• James Lindsay, Director – Investments, Builders Vision
• Jeongtae Kim, CEO, Merry Year Social Company
• Elsa Pau, Founder & CEO, BlueOnion
• Yijing Wang, Founder & CEO, 2060 Advisory
• Stephanie Choi, Sustainable & Impact Investing Strategist, UBS
• June Nagao, Director, Paulownia Group & Board Director, The ImPact  
• Ann Tan, Managing Director, Centre for Sustainable Finance & Private Wealth (CSP)
• Marie-Laure Schaufelberger, Head of Sustainability, Pictet Group

Spotlight: SFi Community

Thematic Clusters: Regions & Issues (Round 2)

Closing: Tale of Ambition & Collaboration
• Poman Lo, Founding Managing Partner, AlphaTrio Capital
• Chavalit Frederick Tsao, Chairman, TPC (Tsao Pao Chee) Group

Closing : Your Commitments, Our Community
• Katy Yung, Managing Partner, Sustainable Finance Initiative

6:00pm – 7:30pm
-Networking Drinks-

Foodie Forks Awards 2024

23 May 2024

20/F, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar St, Central

The Foodie Forks Awards returns for its tenth edition, celebrating the one of the best of Hong Kong’s dining scene in the 2024 Awards. 

The Foodie Forks Awards is an earmark annual event of Hong Kong’s F&B industry and presents the high-prized Foodie recognition of outstanding accomplishments.

Kindly note that the event is by invitation only. 

Event Programme (Hong Kong Time)
5:00pm – Doors Open/ Mingling Session
6:00pm – Ceremony Starts
6:05pm – Speech from Foodie
6:10pm – Speech from InvestHK
6:20pm – Begin Announcement of Awards
7:30pm – Booze and Drinks
8:00pm – Event Finishes

The Asian Banker Summit 2024

23 May 2024 (Thursday)

Conrad Hotel, Hong Kong

The Asian Banker Summit is the premier annual gathering of global thought leaders and senior industry practitioners in the region. It serves as a vital forum for engaging on global finance themes, bringing together leading minds and industry specialists for insightful discussions.

Comprising several complementary dialogues, the Summit reflects the complexity of today’s industry dynamics. Attendees can expect to explore a diverse range of topics, gaining valuable insights into the evolving landscape of finance and emerging trends.

Hosting the 25th summit edition in Hong Kong, one of Asia’s most innovative and vibrant financial hubs, further enhances its significance. With Hong Kong’s dynamic ecosystem of financial institutions, technology companies, and startups, the Summit offers a unique opportunity to delve into the latest industry developments and forge meaningful connections.

Don’t miss this chance to join us at the Asian Banker Summit in Hong Kong and be part of the conversation shaping the future of finance. Register now to secure your spot!

Our Food Our Future Unconference 2.0

31 May 2024

EY wavespace™, 22nd Floor, Citic Tower, 1 Tim Mei Avenue, Admiralty, HK

Create your Food Sustainability Plan in 1 day and hear from the best in the industry

In light of the findings from COP28, which emphasised the importance of changes in diet, agriculture, and a reduction in global meat production and consumption to combat CO2 emissions, this year’s Unconference holds even greater significance. 

This will be a day filled with exciting discussions, design-thinking workshops and networking opportunities with like-minded professionals. Walk away with real-life case studies to inspire you to take action and Future Green’s signature Food Vision template to help align your team and budget holders. This is an event you don’t want to miss. 

BIO International Convention

3-6 June 2024

San Diego Convention Center, California

The BIO International Convention is the largest and most comprehensive event for biotechnology, representing the full ecosystem of biotech with over 20,000 industry leaders from across the globe.

Please click here for more information. 

Money2020 Europe

4-6 June 2024

RAI Amsterdam, Europaplein 24, 1078 GZ, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Launched by industry insiders in 2012, Money20/20 is the heartbeat of the global fintech ecosystem. Some of the most innovative, fast-moving ideas and companies have found their feet (and funding) on our show floor. From J.P. Morgan, Stripe, and Airwallex to HSBC, Deutsche Bank, and Checkout.com, Money20/20 is the place where money does business.

Please click here for the event programme. 

Asia-Pacific Superyacht Summit 2024

5-6 June 2024

Renaissance Harbour View Hotel, Hong Kong

The inaugural Asia-Pacific Superyacht Summit will be taking place on 5 and 6 June 2024 in Hong Kong, with the goal of developing the Asian superyacht market in a bid to attract more yachts to the region.  There will be discussions from key decision-makers from the different Asian regions and global superyacht industry professionals.  The Summit will focus on the development of Asia as a superyacht cruising destination and how to get more Asian clients interested in the construction, purchase, and charter of yachts.

Invest Hong Kong is thrilled to take part and support the event. Please click here for detailed programme.  Please contact Ms Kathy Chan (kathychan@investhk.gov.hk) for enquiries.

Enabling the Ecosystem for Resource Circularity in the MICE Industry

6 June 2024

Rayson Huang Theatre, The University of Hong Kong

The seventh Knowledge Primer (KP) titled “Enabling the Ecosystem for Resource Circularity in the MICE Industry” under the “Partnership for Sustainability Leadership in Business” (PSLB) project, initiated by the Centre for Civil Society and Governance (CCSG) of HKU with full support from the Hongkong Bank Foundation, will be held on 6 June 2024.

Leveraging the knowledge and practical experience of speakers from the meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) industry, this Knowledge Primer will take a close look into the necessary conditions–be they infrastructure, policy change, industry support or innovative collaboration models–for resource circularity to take root in business events.

The event will also celebrate the launch of “A Practical Guidebook to Circular Economy (Volume 2): Collaborating with Value Chain Partners for Organising Circular Events and Exhibitions”. The Guidebook is a consolidated self-learning resource for the MICE industry practitioners to integrate resource circularity principles in the business operation through the value chain-based event frameworks. A well-thought step-by-step guidance and templates are made available to help readers putting ideas into action. 

The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute – 25th ACRU

7 June 2024

N101 (New Wing), Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

The most anticipated annual regulatory conference, the 25th Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU), will be held on 7 June 2024. Connect directly with regulators and gain insights into crucial corporate and regulatory themes and enforcement trends. The lineup includes six key regulators discussing recent changes in company and securities law, listing regulations, competition law, GBA cross-boundary personal information flow, and ethical governance perspectives, all aimed at advancing “better governance, better future”.

To take advantage of the early-bird discount, please register before 15 May 2024. For details and programme rundown, please visit the designated website: https://acru.hkcgi.org.hk/

For enquiries, please contact the Professional Development Section at (852) 2881 6177 or email cpd@hkcgi.org.hk.

Navigating the GBA Market: Capturing Opportunities in Food Services and Trading

7 June 2024

Invest Hong Kong Office – 24/F, Fairmont House, 8 Cotton Tree Drive, Central

Join us for an insightful event where industry experts share their knowledge on the dynamic food services and trading landscape in the Greater Bay Area (GBA). Explore key market trends, growth potential, and consumer preferences across cities like Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and throughout the GBA.

Don’t miss this opportunity to attend an informative and interactive event focused on financing and banking solutions tailored for companies seeking to expand in the GBA. Gain valuable insights into successful market entry strategies, overcoming challenges, and capitalizing on opportunities within the vibrant food services and trading sector of the Greater Bay Area. Navigate the GBA market and empower your restaurant or food trading company with the expertise shared at this event.

Please click event programme for details. 

Hong Kong ICT Awards 2024

Enrolment Period: 22 April – 12 July 2024

Organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), the Hong Kong ICT Awards (HKICTA) aims to recognise and promote outstanding information and communications technology (ICT) inventions and applications, thereby encouraging Hong Kong’s ICT elites and enterprises to strive for innovation and excellence. Through concerted efforts of the ICT sector, academia and the Government, the HKICTA has always been highly regarded by the information technology industry.

The HKICTA 2024 consists of eight award categories. There will be one Grand Award in each category, and an “Award of the Year” will be selected from the eight Grand Awards by the Grand Judging Panel. In addition, in a bid to foster the innovative use of artificial intelligence (AI), each of the eight categories will establish a new distinguished accolade: the “Best Use of AI” award, magnifying and honouring outstanding achievements in harnessing the power of AI in respective areas.  The HKICTA 2024 is open for enrolment from 22 April to 12 July.

Please click here for details. For enquiries, please contact the Secretariat Office of the HKICTA 2024 at hkictawards@ogcio.gov.hk or +852 3974 5224.