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More than 830,000 visitors attend 31st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair
Jul 20, 2021 19:00 JST
The HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, the HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo and the debut HKTDC World of Snacks drew to a successful close today. The seven-day fairs, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), attracted more than 830,000 visitors, offering a brand-new experience by bringing together a broad selection of books, sports and leisure products and snacks from more than 760 exhibitors.
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30th HKTDC Education & Careers Expo opens today
Jul 15, 2021 19:00 JST
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 30th edition of the HKTDC Education & Careers Expo opened today and runs until 18 July (Sunday) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
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HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, Sports and Leisure Expo and World of Snacks open to public today
Jul 14, 2021 18:00 JST
The 31st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), begins today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and closes on 20 July.
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Renowned authors speak at HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair
Jul 09, 2021 20:00 JST
The long-awaited 31st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair takes place from 14 to 20 July at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
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HKTDC twin international jewellery shows open in July
Jul 08, 2021 18:00 JST
The 37th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and seventh HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will run from 25 to 29 July at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
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HKTDC Education & Careers Expo opens next week
Jul 06, 2021 19:00 JST
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 30th edition of the HKTDC Education & Careers Expo runs from 15 to 18 July (Thursday to Sunday) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The event will run concurrently with the HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo and World of Snacks, all taking place at the HKCEC.
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Start-up Express Pitching Final showcases innovation
Jun 29, 2021 20:00 JST
Start-up Express, an entrepreneurship development programme organised annually by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), has returned for its fourth edition. The Pitching Final of the programme came to a successful conclusion today with a judging panel selecting exceptional Hong Kong tech start-ups that presented inspirational ideas and innovative solutions to help overcome social and environmental issues.
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Bay to Bay: Synergies between San Francisco Bay Area and China's Greater Bay Area
Jun 25, 2021 07:00 JST
A research report identifying synergies and collaboration opportunities between the San Francisco Bay Area and China's Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) was published and presented at a webinar today by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute, based in San Francisco, and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).
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31st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair opens on 14 July
Jun 24, 2021 19:00 JST
The 31st HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will run from 14 to 20 July (Wednesday to Tuesday) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
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HKTDC Export Index 2Q21: Export confidence rises for fifth consecutive quarter
Jun 23, 2021 18:00 JST
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) announced today that its Export Index has risen for the fifth consecutive quarter, soaring from a record low of 16.0 at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last year to 48.7 in the second quarter of 2021, which is close to expansionary territory. The sustained upturn indicates that local exporters have gradually regained confidence in the city's export outlook.
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Tech, innovation, growth markets key to business recovery: HKTDC to focus on 14th Five-Year Plan opportunities
Jun 11, 2021 17:00 JST
In the face of continuing challenges in the global economy resulting from the pandemic, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will focus on helping businesses capture opportunities in Mainland China and other markets, especially in sectors that can ride on opportunities arising from the mainland's "dual circulation" strategy and 14th Five Year Plan, as well as industry developments in technology, healthcare and sustainability.
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HKTDC launches GoGBA one-stop platform
Jun 10, 2021 16:00 JST
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has announced the launch of the GoGBA one-stop platform, a new business support programme that helps companies access the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). Consisting of digital information and business tools, advisory services and training as well as promotional and networking activities, the GoGBA one-stop platform offers multi-faceted business support online and offline.
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Global awards honour hktdc.com Sourcing
May 26, 2021 18:00 JST
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council's (HKTDC) hktdc.com Sourcing online trading platform has demonstrated solid performance since being upgraded in October last year to more efficiently connect global buyers and suppliers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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HKTDC's Start-up Fiesta kick-starts today
May 05, 2021 19:00 JST
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) today announced the launch of the inaugural Hong Kong Start-up Fiesta campaign that will run in May and June. Comprising a full range of activities organised by the HKTDC and other organisations, the aim of the campaign is to support and foster the local start-up eco-system and help innovative new companies capture business opportunities amid the challenges of the pandemic.
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HKTDC Lifestyle ShoppingFest draws to successful close
May 03, 2021 18:00 JST
The HKTDC Lifestyle ShoppingFest, a brand-new public fair organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), came to a successful close yesterday (2 May). The fair kicked off on 28 April (Wednesday) and ran over five days at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), featuring 430 exhibitors and attracting more than 55,000 public visitors.
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HKTDC's debut Lifestyle ShoppingFest opens today
Apr 28, 2021 18:30 JST
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is launching a brand-new public fair, the Lifestyle ShoppingFest, which opens today (28 April) and runs for five days until 2 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
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HKTDC's debut Lifestyle ShoppingFest opens 28 April
Apr 20, 2021 19:00 JST
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is launching a brand-new public fair, the Lifestyle ShoppingFest, which will run from 28 April to 2 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
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FASHIONALLY Collection #16 - Fall/Winter 2021
Apr 15, 2021 16:00 JST
The pandemic has led to a reset for traditional fashion events, with virtual fashion shows becoming the new normal. This gives fashion brands from around the world the opportunity to make their mark in the digital world and build new horizons for their brands.
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HKTDC International Sourcing Show: Fashion industry experts reveal post-pandemic moves
Apr 12, 2021 12:00 JST
As the fashion world continues to react to the impact of the pandemic, a new paradigm is emerging within the industry. The HKTDC International Sourcing Show | ONLINE hosted three fashion-related webinars last month, with industry experts revealing the changes and opportunities that the pandemic has brought to the fashion arena.
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HKTDC International Sourcing Show | ONLINE attracts 23,000 buyers
Apr 08, 2021 19:00 JST
The HKTDC International Sourcing Show is the first online-and-offline trade exhibition organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).
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MarketingPulse Online attracts more than 21,000 viewers
Apr 01, 2021 17:00 JST
MarketingPulse Online, a two-day virtual conference organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), attracted more than 21,000 viewers from more than 50 countries and regions.
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MarketingPulse Online opens today
Mar 30, 2021 19:00 JST
MarketingPulse Online, a two-day virtual conference organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened today, bringing together more than 40 marketing and advertising experts from around the globe to share their creative strategies. They will also examine the latest marketing trends under the new normal and share success stories in the area of digital transformation.
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HKTDC International Sourcing Show: O2O strategies vital for businesses during pandemic
Mar 23, 2021 17:00 JST
To help SMEs adapt to the changing landscape and adopt online-to-offline/offline-to-online (O2O) strategies, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has launched the "Let's Go Phygital: Power Up for the New Normal" seminar series with the support of AsiaWorld-Expo and the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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HKTDC Export Index 1Q21: Export confidence continues to grow
Mar 22, 2021 18:00 JST
The HKTDC Export Index rose a further 2.8 points to 39.0 in the first quarter of this year compared with the preceding quarter, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) announced today.
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7,000 international participants attend FILMART Online
Mar 18, 2021 18:00 JST
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the HKTDC Hong Kong International Film and TV Market | Online (FILMART Online) attracted nearly 7,000 industry participants from 81 countries and regions over four days, with the release and promotion of some 2,200 film and television productions.
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HKTDC International Sourcing Show opens tomorrow
Mar 16, 2021 18:00 JST
As global sourcing becomes increasingly digitalised in the wake of the pandemic, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is debuting the HKTDC International Sourcing Show, a trade exhibition held in both online and physical formats, to help businesses adjust to the new sourcing model.
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25th FILMART opens today as online event
Mar 15, 2021 19:00 JST
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 25th Hong Kong International Film and TV Market | Online (FILMART Online) opened today and continues through 18 March, bringing together nearly 7,000 industry participants, including representatives of more than 670 exhibitors, from 81 countries and regions. The event will see the release and promotion of over 2,000 film and television productions to potential buyers from around the world.
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HKTDC welcomes economic recovery measures in 2021/22 Budget
Feb 24, 2021 17:00 JST
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) welcomes the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) 2021/22 Budget, including the additional funding to the Council, to help revive the economy and support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to tackle the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn. The Budget was announced by the HKSAR Financial Secretary Paul Chan earlier today.
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Leon Lai returns as Ambassador for Entertainment Expo
Feb 22, 2021 15:00 JST
Hong Kong superstar Leon Lai has accepted the invitation from the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to once again act as Ambassador for the 2021 Entertainment Expo, taking part in a photo shoot to introduce this year's event.
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