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Entrepreneur Day to Feature Some 120 Exhibitors
Fair to Showcase Entrepreneurs and their Success Stories

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  Speaking today at a press conference for HKTDC Entrepreneur Day, 11-12 May, are (left to right): Gary Tang, Supervisor, Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups; Raymond Yip, HKTDC Assistant Executive Director; and Doris Leung, CEO, Diamond Cab
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  HKTDC Assistant Executive Director Raymond Yip encourages new companies to take advantage of Entrepreneur Day to build their business
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  Gary Tang, Supervisor of the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, introduces the federation’s young entrepreneur services
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  At today’s press conference, Doris Leung, CEO of Diamond Cab, discusses her experience in starting a transport service for the disabled
   
2 May 2012 – More than 120 exhibitors will take part in HKTDC Entrepreneur Day, 11-12 May, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). 

The two-day event, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will showcase business opportunities and support services for entrepreneurs. 

Making Magic
Fair highlights will include some 20 seminars and feature the business stories of a variety of successful entrepreneurs. They include Shih Wing-ching, Chairman of AM730; Arthur Shek, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Economic Times Holdings; Ray Chung, Founder of OpenRice.com; Amanda Strang, founder of French cake shop Petite Amanda; magician Louis Yan; and Doris Leung, CEO of Diamond Cab.

Participating organisations will offer information on franchising, business intermediaries, online business, accounting, financing, legal advice, information technology, marketing and management support.

Building Business
“Starting a successful business depends on having sufficient information to make wise decisions. Entrepreneur Day presents seminars, exhibitions, forums and consultancy services, showcasing a wide variety of business opportunities and support,” said HKTDC Assistant Executive Director Raymond Yip.

“We hope that new companies will take advantage of the fair to build their business,” added Mr Yip, who noted that the HKTDC has a strong network and long experience in promoting trade. “We understand the needs of companies and use our expertise to help newly established SMEs.”

New Trading Zone
This year’s event will also feature a new Intellectual Property (IP) Trading Zone. With its advisory services, the zone encourages new entrepreneurs to explore business opportunities. The fair’s well-received “I Want to Be a Boss” Attitude Analysis will also return this year.

HKTDC Entrepreneur Day
11 May:  11am-7pm
12 May:  10am-6pm
Venue: Hall 1E, HKCEC
Website: www.hktdc.com/eday 

Media Enquiries
Please contact the HKTDC's Corporate Communication Department:

Joe Kainz
Tel: (852) 2584 4216
Email: joe.kainz@hktdc.org

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 

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