This is our first-time participation in the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition). To promote our brand, we are showcasing four new IoT solutions including ClickVisitor Visitor Management System, ClickLocate Real Time Location Checking System, ClickVideo Video Analysis Solution and ClickBook Resource Booking System. Just a few hours after the opening of the fair, we have found several potential buyers from IT companies and a bank who are interested in our IoT solutions. We are also happy to see that the HKTDC has lined up virtual meetings for us to meet with overseas buyers on its AI-powered Click2Match platform after the physical show, to further explore overseas business opportunities. We are very satisfied with this fair.
Local Sales Manager
Chung Pak Battery Works Ltd.
Celebrating its 41st anniversary this year, Chung Pak is a leading manufacturer of single-use batteries and rechargeable batteries in Hong Kong. To show that our company remains healthy, we have maintained our presence at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition). The fair provides a good place for us to promote our new products including two new models of power stations that provide electricity support for electric vehicles, camping and emergency use. So far, we have met with more than 20 buyers who are interested in our rechargeable batteries and they will confirm orders soon.
BillionGroup Technologies Limited.
Our company provides a wide range of energy, environment and waste management services. We have been participating in the Eco Expo Asia for more than 10 years because it provides an ideal platform for us to enhance our visibility and cooperate with business partners from all over the world to combat global warming and climate change. At this year’s expo, we have met with 10 buyers who want to cooperate with us to develop high-value-added environmental protection projects such as green buildings, disinfectant spray for coronavirus, and organic fish feed. We are going to have virtual meetings with overseas buyers through the HKTDC’s Click2Match service. The offline and online hybrid mode has become the new normal under the pandemic
Fion Lai, Marketing Manager (left) & Sam Chong, Manager (right)
We promote our indoor hydroponic smart grower and encourage a greener lifestyle through the Eco Expo Asia. We have met with more than 20 buyers from Europe and Hong Kong who have expressed strong interest in our smart growers and further negotiations will be conducted after the expo. The physical expo allows us to have face-to-face meetings and interactions with buyers and let them know how our smart grower combines life science and innovative technology to reduce carbon emission and a chieve sustainable development goals. Meanwhile, the Click2Match service provides an additional channel for us to have virtual meetings with overseas buyers.
Using IoT technology, we create smart helmets and collision prevention systems that can improve the health and safety of construction workers and the management of construction sites, maximise work efficiency and save construction costs. As we target local customers, Innobuild held physically under the pandemic provides an excellent platform for us to connect with new customers in the local market and introduce our smart products to them. During the first two days of the fair, we have made some 40 new contacts from construction companies and government departments, far exceeding our expectation. We expect 30% of our new contacts will buy our products after the fair. We are satisfied with the results of the fair.
Business Development Manager
We have developed the Data Literacy Empowerment Programme (DLEP) to nurture data talent who can help corporates to achieve digital transformation. We have been participating in the International ICT Expo since 2019 to introduce DLEP to our target customers including financial institutions, banks, insurance companies and property management companies. At this year’s Expo, we have received strong responses from buyers and established more than 60 new contacts mostly from Hong Kong and also from Europe and India. We expect more than 10 new buyers will join our programme after the Expo. The physical Expo allows us to explore more business opportunities in the local market while virtual meetings arranged via the Click2Match platform helps to enhance our overseas exposure. Such arrangements are perfect.
Head of Business Development
Dayta AI Limited
Our innovative Cloud solution, Cyclops, is an affordable and user-friendly AI video analytics tool for offline retailers to understand visitor traffic, demographics and customer behaviour. We have set up our own booth at the International ICT Expo for the first time to introduce Cyclops to offline retailers. So far, we have made 30 new contacts from Hong Kong including retailers and buyers from NGOs and the IT sector. We closed a deal with a fashion retailer on the second day of the Expo and we expect more deals after the Expo. The physical Expo allows us to explore business opportunities under the pandemic. We’ll have virtual meetings with three potential business partners from Indonesia, Russia and the UAE via the Click2Match platform and we trust the virtual meetings can help us to explore more opportunities in these new markets.
Precision Robotics (Hong Kong) Limited
We are an innovative robotic company which aims to advance surgical robotics with intelligent surgical systems. As we are going to launch SIRIUS robotic flexible endoscope system in the market in the second half of 2022, we are showcasing it at the Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair. This physical fair provides a perfect platform for us to promote this innovative surgical system to target customers and let them see the real product. Buyers’ responses are better than our expectation. We have established more than 20 new contacts who are doctors, buyers from private and public hospitals, and distributors. They have made serious enquiries and are interested in buying our systems. The VIP guided tour arranged by the HKTDC has also given us a good opportunity to introduce this new system to medical superintendents of local hospitals. Based on the positive comments given by the buyers at this fair, we are optimistic about the sales of our new endoscope system.
Founder & CEO
Demaryo Labs Limited
Demaryo Labs is a smart home company which creates hardware for people to control their devices such as lighting products and air conditioners. Currently, we focus on the local market and we are looking for business partners through our first-time participation in the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition). We are getting a lot of attention from both retailers and consumers. So far, we have connected with 10-15 high-quality sales leads who are retailers and resellers. We expect two to three retailers and resellers to place orders after the fair and each buyer will place orders worth US$200,000 per year. About 5-10 local buyers have expressed strong interest in using our smart home service. We are very optimistic about our smart home business because people are stuck at home due to the pandemic and more willing to spend more on their homes. It’s a good show. We’ll be back next year with a bigger booth.
Director, Operation Dept.
Shandong Kaer Electric Co., Ltd
Our company specialises in the production of communication terminals, IoT terminals, smart school solutions, smart student cards and face recognition devices. This is our seventh year participating in the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition). The fair provides a valuable platform for companies from Mainland China to connect with international buyers. During the first three days of the fair, we have made more than 80 new contacts from Africa, Europe, North America, South America and overseas buying offices in Hong Kong. We expect 30% of new contacts to place orders and hope to achieve US$5 million in sales through this year’s fair. Our company has a strong R&D team and more than 100 patents. Leveraging Hong Kong as the platform to connect with overseas buyers, we are very confident about our business prospect.
Hong Kong Public Key Infrastructure Forum
Hong Kong Public Key Infrastructure Forum (HKPKIF) has set up a dedicated pavilion at the International ICT Expo for the first time to promote decentralised data management technology and demonstrate its advantages to virtual business applications by verifying one’s credentials without travelling. We are showcasing decentralised data management technology applications through five business domains: education, healthcare, banking, securities and e-Commerce. Decentralised data management will be one of the most effective solutions for businesses to go virtual securely with protected privacy and better service delivery. No system integration is needed between the issuer and the verifier. Our pavilion has attracted a lot of visitors and we have virtual meetings with overseas buyers who want to learn more about decentralised data management technology applications. HKPKIF also hosted a seminar on the second day of the expo for local businesses to share their user experience.
Senior Manager (Sales & Operations)
Green Links Global Limited
Our company is an agent of various eco-friendly products such as hybrid fans and water-soluble bags. Eco Expo Asia provides an important platform for us to promote the benefits of our products to both commercial customers and consumers. We have met with more than 100 new buyers from enterprises, engineering companies, property developers, schools and elderly homes who are keen to look for eco-friendly solutions. We estimate that about 50% of new contacts are interested in buying our products. The expo is very useful because it helps to arouse awareness of environmental protection and generates important sales leads for us to develop new business.
Established in 2011, Novelty Lane operates an online platform and a physical store offering 250 fashion designer brands mainly from Hong Kong. This is our first time visiting the International ICT Expo to look for advanced ICT solutions that can help us generate more profits. Thanks to HKTDC’s business matching team, we have found two quality service providers. One of them provides AR technologies for the production of online fashion shows and customer events, while the other offers data analytics solutions that can help us understand more about customer behaviour so that we can allocate our resources wisely. We’ll cooperate with them on custom-made solutions.
Jessica Hung (right) & Michael Mak (left)
Social Work Supervisors
Caritas Elderly Service
We provide community support services to the elderly in Hong Kong and need to source rehabilitation products regularly to meet the needs of the elderly. This is our first time visiting the Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair. After meeting with more than 10 exhibitors, we have found some new products such as walking aids, electrotherapy devices, pressure relief cushions and cognitive games. We have invited potential suppliers to conduct product demonstrations in our office so that our physiotherapists, occupational therapists and nurses can choose the right products for our order.
GreenCo ESG Advisory Limited
GreenCo provides ESG advisory services to listed companies in Hong Kong, helping them to implement ESG strategies and policies. This is my first time visiting Eco Expo Asia, and I found that the HKTDC’s business matching service is very useful and it helps me screen suitable suppliers for onsite meetings. I have successfully identified three potential suppliers of waste management machines and food waste decomposers, and I’ll introduce them to my clients. Eco Expo Asia provides an ideal platform for me to see the latest trends in environmental protection. I’ll visit the expo again next year.
Andre de Souza
Guelcos sources all kinds of products for retailers and distributors in Brazil. It’s good to have seven physical tech shows all under one roof especially during the pandemic because I can see and touch real products. Meanwhile, the online shows and virtual meetings can work as a good complement for the physical fairs. At the physical shows, I have found 10 potential suppliers of smart watches, smart bands, smart scales, metabolism test kits and Bluetooth speakers. I like the Startup zone very much because startupsthey offers bright ideas and new products.
Cindy Yeung (right)
Manager – Digital Solutions
ESD Services Limited
ESDlife is a digital service provider which offers customised B2B digital solutions and customer relationship management systems. This is my first time visiting the International ICT Expo. The Expo provides an excellent opportunity for me to see the latest ICT solutions and look for new business partners. I am particularly interested in five ICT service providers which offer AI chatbot solutions, blockchain technology for data transmission and app-based property management systems. The Expo is a good show and I’ll be back next year to keep abreast of the latest ICT trends.
Chicago Booth Angels Network
I am building a network of angel investors to help startups grow their business in the Greater Bay Area. The HKTDC has done a good job in gathering many startups in the seven tech fairs. I think startups that help us to build a better world can attract more investors. I am interested in ESG and energy-saving solutions, camera stabilisers and passenger information systems. I have identified six startups and will meet them again after the fairs to explore investment opportunities. We target to invest in each startup from US$50,000 to US$1 million.
Patrick KS Lee
Regional Business Development Lead (APAC), Business Collaboration, Mobility & IoT Solutions
Tata Communications (Hong Kong) Ltd
We are looking for IoT collaboration opportunities at the International ICT Expo and concurrent tech fairs. We need business partners to work together to build new services or solutions for our end customers from different industries. We are interested in smart safety helmets for construction site management, air filters for use in buildings with remote management, and smart city solutions. We have made initial contacts with these solution providers and will explore cooperation opportunities after the fairs.
ARRI Asia Ltd.
Headquartered in Germany, ARRI is a leading manufacturer of cameras and lighting systems for the film and broadcast industry, with a worldwide distribution network. I am looking for new suppliers of parts and components at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition). So far, I have found several potential suppliers of semi-conductors, connectors, wires and cables. I am also interested in ear phones which can be used as souvenirs for customers who buy our products. In addition, I am impressed by web cameras that automatically follow body movements to move and I am thinking whether this new technology can be applied to our camera production.
Eddy A W Ng
Senior Product Manager, Product Marketing
CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited
Our company provides IoT services and solutions to SMEs all over the world. This is my first time visiting the International ICT Expo. I am particularly looking for innovative IoT solutions and AI solutions. The expo provides a good place for me to see what’s new in the ICT industry. So far, I have identified two potential business partners. One of them provides AI automated check-in service which suits the needs of our hotel customers. The other company provides an IoT health check device which can work with our 5G data transmission technology to provide total solutions to insurance companies. We will discuss cooperation opportunities after the expo.
Director of Project Engineering
Langham Hospitality Group
Langham Hospitality Group is a global hotel company with more than 30 properties located in major cities over four continents. Sustainability is the key objective of our group. The Eco Expo Asia provides an ideal platform for me to look for new equipment that can save water and electricity and improve energy efficiency. I am considering adopting a smart fan coil unit with an energy-saving Permanent Magnet Synchronous (PMS) motor and also a water treatment system for use in air-conditioning main plant room to save water and electricity. Before procurement, I’ll conduct due diligence checks on the factories, review their job references and verify their KPIs.