23 May 2013
Entrepreneur Day to Feature Over 120 Exhibitors
Fair to Showcase Start-up Opportunities and Support Services
Speaking at a press briefing today, HKTDC Product Promotion Director Ralph Chow said that HKTDC Entrepreneur Day offers SMEs and would-be-entrepreneurs a wealth of opportunities to learn about creating a successful business
|Sharing their insight, experience and success stories at the HKTDC Entrepreneur Day press briefing were (left to right): Ron Chan, co-founder, C3yoyodesigns; Peter Choi, co-founder and CEO, Snapshock; Mingles Tsoi, Project Director, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Center for Entrepreneurship; Ralph Chow, Product Promotion Director, HKTDC; Francis Lau, Vice President, Hong Kong Small and Medium Enterprises Association; and Maryann Hwee, Executive Director, FringeBacker|
The two-day event, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will showcase business opportunities and support services for entrepreneurs.
Highlights of this fifth edition will include some 20 seminars and feature the business stories of a variety of successful entrepreneurs. They include Danny Yeung, CEO of Groupon Hong Kong, Raymond Li, CEO of The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Ltd and Stark Chan, Founder of Bull.B Tech.
Participating organisations will offer the latest information on start-up funding, incubation programmes, franchising, business intermediaries, online business, accounting, legal advice, information technology, marketing and management support and intellectual property.
“Deal Flow,” new this year, a deal-sourcing and matchmaking session, will feature one-on-one meetings between potential investors and project owners. Another new fair session, “Entrepreneur Arena,” will allow young entrepreneurs to present their business plans in public, with judges and audience members responding to their proposals and ideas.
Entrepreneur Day Hours
31 May: 11am-7pm
1 June: 10am-6pm
Venue: Hall 1E, HKCEC
Please contact the HKTDC's Corporate Communication Department:
Tel: (852) 2584 4216
About the HKTDC
A statutory body established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is the international marketing arm for Hong Kong-based traders, manufacturers and service providers . With more than 40 global offices, including 11 on the Chinese mainland, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China and throughout Asia. The HKTDC also organises trade fairs and business missions to connect companies with opportunities in Hong Kong and on the mainland, while providing information via trade publications, research reports and online. For more information, please visit: www.hktdc.com.