Platinum Sponsors


Founded in 1971 by Dr. Stephen Tai, GBM, GBS, SBS, JP, Four Seas Group is one of the largest food enterprises in Hong Kong. The core businesses are food manufacturing, trading, distribution and retailing, food materials supply, cafés and restaurants operation, and investment holdings.

Over the past 47 years, The Group has established solid foundation and earned international recognition for its excellent management and outstanding business achievements. It has 19 production plants in Hong Kong and mainland China, distributes excellent quality food from more than 20 countries and collaborates with over a hundred internationally renowned brands. It is also the owner of 15 high-end restaurants and cafés in Hong Kong and mainland China.


FWD Group spans Hong Kong & Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, and Japan, offering life and medical insurance, general insurance and employee benefits across a number of its markets. 

FWD is focused on creating fresh customer experiences, with easy-to-understand products, supported by digital technology. Through this customer-led approach, FWD aims to become a leading pan-Asian insurer that changes the way people feel about insurance. 

Established in Asia in 2013, FWD is the insurance business of investment group, Pacific Century Group. FWD currently has more than 14,000 tied agents and 4,500 staff serving 2.8 million customers across its key markets.

For more information visit www.fwd.com


Mizuho Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering comprehensive financial and strategic services through its subsidiaries. The group has over 900 offices and 60,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. As of December 31, 2017, its total assets were $1.8 trillion.

The Mizuho Hong Kong branch combines Mizuho Bank, Mizuho Securities Asia, and Asset Management One into a single office. This leverages our broad suite of complementary, integrated financial products and services to create tailored solutions that satisfy a wide variety of client needs.

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MUFG is a leading global financial group with over 1,800 offices in more than 50 countries. Our 150,000 professionals provide continuous support to our customers’ businesses by offering an extensive range of banking and investment solutions to businesses, governments, and individuals worldwide.

MUFG Bank, the group’s commercial banking entity, has a presence in Hong Kong for 65 years and partners Japanese and multinational corporates to harness the city’s status as a gateway to Mainland China and a global financial hub for growth. We strive continuously towards being the world’s most trusted financial group, earning our clients’ trust while flexibly responding to their financial needs.


SMBC Group aims to be "A global financial group that leads growth in Japan and Asia by earning the highest trust of our customers."

SMBC Group supports the global business development of our domestic and overseas customers by leveraging our extensive network of branches and offices. The Group's overseas network is currently comprised of 130 branches and offices in 40 countries and regions. At the same time, we actively promote cross-selling among loan, deposit, foreign exchange and capital markets, and also institutional investor business by proposing investment opportunities which take advantage of SMBC Group’s strengths in various products within the global market.

Since establishment of its Hong Kong branch in 1962, SMBC has strongly supported and grown local and international business in Hong Kong. SMBC will be your bridge to link Hong Kong and Japan and across the world to the future.

Diamond Sponsors


BOCHK is a leading commercial banking group in Hong Kong with strong market positions in all major businesses. We are also one of the three note-issuing banks and the sole clearing bank for Renminbi business in Hong Kong. With our extensive local branch network and diverse service platforms, we offer diversified financial, investment, wealth management and cross-border services to personal, corporate and institutional customers.

To implement the BOC Group's overseas development strategy, we expedite our business expansion in Southeast Asia aiming to "Build a Top-class, Full-service and Internationalised Regional Bank". In recognition of our outstanding business performance, we are named The Strongest Bank in Asia Pacific and Hong Kong by The Asian Banker for five consecutive years and The Bank of the Year in Hong Kong by The Banker in UK for the third time.


Incorporated in 1918, The Bank of East Asia, Limited (“BEA”) is a leading Hong Kong-based financial services group listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong with total consolidated assets of HK$808.9 billion (US$103.5 billion) as of 31st December, 2017.

BEA provides a comprehensive range of corporate banking, personal banking, wealth management, and investment services to customers throughout Greater China and beyond via an extensive network of nearly 200 outlets covering Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Mainland China, Southeast Asia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. For more information, please visit www.hkbea.com.


The Chevalier Group was founded in 1970 by Dr Chow Yei Ching, and its group holding company, Chevalier International Holdings Limited, is listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. The Group has developed into a diversified global conglomerate with around 10,000 employees working in its subsidiaries and associated companies with a presence in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Canada, USA and Australia.

Chevalier is a seasoned expert in the industry that can provide one-stop service for any kind of construction and engineering projects. Our diverse business portfolio includes Construction and Engineering, Property Investment, Property Development and Operations, Healthcare Investment and Car Dealership. Over the years, the Group has actively expanded its businesses and is committed to contribute to the communities where it operates through corporate social responsibility initiatives.


Sino Group is one of the leading property developers in Hong Kong, which comprises three listed companies – Sino Land Company Limited (HKSE: 083), Tsim Sha Tsui Properties Limited (HKSE: 0247) and Sino Hotels (Holdings) Limited (HKSE: 1221) as well as private companies held by the Ng Family.

Our core business of developing residential, office, industrial and retail properties is complemented by a full range of property services encompassing management, security and environmental services to ensure a seamless Sino Experience.

We are also a key player in hotel and club management. Over the years, the Group has developed more than 200 projects in China (Hong Kong and Mainland) and Singapore, spanning a total attributable plot ratio area of over 84.6 million sq ft.


Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group. Our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good.

We operate in over 60 markets worldwide, with more than 80% of our income and profits are derived from Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Our businesses serve four client segments; Corporate and Institutional Banking, Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, and Private Banking, in four regions; Greater China & North Asia, ASEAN & South Asia, Africa & Middle East, and Europe & Americas.

Special Acknowledgement


The Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific, together with Cathay Dragon, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific, offers scheduled passenger and cargo services to over 200 destinations in Asia, North America, Australia, Europe and Africa, using a fleet of close to 200 aircraft. Cathay Pacific Group currently operates over 150 flights a week between Hong Kong and 6 cities / 7 airports in Japan. Cathay Pacific is a founder member of the oneworld global alliance and Cathay Dragon is an affiliate member. Cathay Pacific was named “World’s Best Airline” four times in the Skytrax World Airline Awards.