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The Eyes Have it Webcast
Leading Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek has made his name hand-crafting scrapwood into fine furniture, some of which are displayed in prominent museums including the MoMa in New York and Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.
14 Dec 2016
Mexican Magic
Hong Kong F&B brand ZS Hospitality Group is expanding its reach fast, recently transforming the building at 8 Lyndhurst Terrace in Central into a dining hub featuring Thai (My Tai Tai), Italian (Ee Da Le) and Mexican/Cuban (Mamasita’s Cantina) eateries.
7 Dec 2016
Thirst for Knowledge
High demand for wine and spirit education across Greater China led London-based Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the largest global provider of industry qualifications, to locate its first international office in Hong Kong.
1 Dec 2016
Bridge to India
A high-level Indian business delegation travelled to Hong Kong in November to identify potential local industry sectors in which Indian companies can collaborate.
28 Nov 2016
Start-up Support
Local workspace community Retro Creative is sponsoring 20 start-ups to exhibit at next month’s HKTDC InnoDesignTech Expo, 1-3 December.
21 Nov 2016
Navigating a Steady Course
In 2013, Royal Caribbean’s Voyager-class ocean liner Mariner of the Seas was the first cruise ship to dock at Hong Kong’s newly opened Kai Tak cruise terminal.
10 Nov 2016
Year of the IoT Entrepreneur
Josh Steimle is CEO of global digital marketing agency MWI, which has offices in Hong Kong, Shenzhen (China), and the United States.
2 Nov 2016
Works Speak Louder
Toby Ng is one of Hong Kong’s most promising graphic designers of his generation, creating provocative works that seek to inform and challenge the way we view the world.
31 Oct 2016
Youth Enterprise
As Chairman of Hong Kong’s Commission on Youth, Lau Ming Wai advises the government on issues relating to the city’s young population, gathering information and opinion through engagement and outreach.
18 Oct 2016
The Lifestyle Business
More than food and wine, Italian culture is about a unique lifestyle that celebrates a simple and relaxed way of living.
14 Oct 2016
A Thai Twist on Hong Kong Flavours Podcast
Inspired by her beginnings helping out at the family’s Chinese cuisine catering business in Hong Kong, Chef Denice Wai went on to gain professional training and establish a career in Canada.
4 Oct 2016
Franchise Model Ripe for Export
During his time as the Australian Government Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson saw first-hand the depth of opportunity for SMEs and entrepreneurs beyond their nation’s shores.
28 Sept 2016
Springboard to Asia Webcast
Southeast Asia is a potential new market for Messe Frankfurt to extend its footprint in Asia, where it has been present for nearly 30 years.
21 Sept 2016
Trade along the Belt and Road Webcast
Founded in 2015, the Silk Road Development Association was set up to promote a deeper understanding of China’s Belt and Road Initiative and assists companies in finding business partners along the Belt and Road.
14 Sept 2016
Water at Source
A critical environmental challenge facing the world today is the lack of clean drinking water.
6 Sept 2016
Sustainable Gastronomy Webcast
Food innovation is at the heart of the success of two of Asia’s celebrated chefs. Hong Kong’s Alvin Leung is the creative brains behind the three-star Michelin Bo Innovation.
31 Aug 2016
Collaborators in Quality Design
Hailed as the “wunderkind” of German industrial design, Sebastian Herkner has created objects and furniture for manufacturers such as ClassiCon, Dedon, Fontana Arte, La Chance, Moroso, Pulpo, Rosenthal and Very Wood, combining new technologies with traditional craftsmanship, and merging various cultural contexts.
29 Aug 2016
Sustainable Sourcing
Global packaging material firm Avery Dennison Corporation manufactures and distributes adhesive materials, apparel branding labels and tags, RFID inlays and specialty medical products.
16 Aug 2016
Financial Connectivity is Key Webcast
China’s Belt and Road Initiative requires a large range of financial services to launch infrastructure and development projects along the maritime and land routes across 65 countries.
11 Aug 2016
Better, Cheaper and Faster Logistics Webcast
Hong Kong brings many skills and experience to the table when it comes to helping China implement its Belt and Road Initiative, according to John Slosar, Chairman of John Swire & Sons (HK) Ltd and Swire Pacific.
3 Aug 2016
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