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31 May 2017
Hong Kong and China Seminar in Bristol

A business seminar will be held in Bristol on Friday 23 June to highlight new opportunities and developments in Hong Kong and China along with the Belt and Road initiative.

Entitled “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong – Your Super-Connector  to the Belt and Road”, the seminar will be held 1430 – 1750 hrs at The Radisson Blue Hotel, Broad Quay, Bristol BS1 4BY. It is organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.

As an international business, trade and financial hub, Hong Kong serves as the gateway to the Chinese mainland and across Asia. It has the fundamental expertise, information and human resources to tap into the Asian marketplace, which has made Hong Kong the world's 9th largest trading economy, with the Chinese mainland as its most significant trading partner.

 Programme

14:30 - 15:00   Registration & Refreshment

15:00 - 15:10   Welcome Remarks - Ms Priscilla To, Director-General of Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office

15:10 - 15:30   Business Opportunities in Hong Kong along the Belt and Road - Mr David Marsden, Director of UK, Benelux & Ireland, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Q & A Session

15:30 - 15:50   Exporting to Hong Kong - Case Study - Mr Richard Lowe, Director of Training and Digital Learning, Hewlett Rand

Q & A Session

15:50 - 16:50   Panel Discussion

Chaired by: Mr Thorsten Terweiden, Deputy Head of FinTech, Invest HK

Mr Mike Morris, Export Manager of Bath Ales Ltd (TBC)

Mr Jamie Shaw, China Business Adviser of China-Britain Business Council

Mr Jonathan Smith, Marketing Specialist (China) of Business West

Q & A Session

16:50 - 17:50  Networking Reception

 If you have any queries please e-mail wing.wz.koo@hktdc.org