4 Oct 2018
Hong Kong Pavilion at China Hi-Tech Fair 2018
WHAT: The Hong Kong Pavilion at the China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) 2018 will highlight homegrown tech start-ups and the latest technology developments from tertiary education institutions in Hong Kong. With smart-city development in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Bay Area as the theme of the coinciding Hong Kong Technology Forum, speakers from award-winning technology firms will shed light on the business opportunities and experience. A two-day business mission will be organised to connect members of the Hong Kong and Shenzhen technology communities and facilitate collaboration.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the CHTF includes forums and networking events which represent the latest innovations in the Internet of things, intelligent manufacturing, artificial intelligence, energy saving and environmental protection, augmented reality/virtual reality, big data, autonomous systems, smart city, aeronautics and astronautics, new energy, new materials, optoelectronic flat panel displays and modern agriculture.
WHEN: 14-18 Nov 2018
WHO - CHTF: Jointly hosted by the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, State Intellectual Property Office, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering and Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government. The event typically draws 3,000 exhibitors from as many as 50 countries and regions, and attracts half a million visitors.
WHO - Hong Kong Pavilion: Co-organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the Innovation and Technology Commission of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government
WHY: The CHTF draws high-profile delegates and speakers from around the world, including the greatest minds in science, technology and financing. The forum is a key access point to cutting edge technology and investment opportunities. Businesses and organisations can identify potential partners from enterprises, intermediate agencies and thousands of investors with diverse interests in high-tech products at home and abroad. The expo serves as a one-stop shopping experience for professional buyers seeking a huge variety of technology products. The event also draws innovators and start-up businesses.
WHERE: Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Centre [http://www.szcec.com/en/]
AND YOU CAN QUOTE ME: “Our first appearance in the CHTF 1999 enabled us to access the capital market and for the first time capture the interests from finance, which laid the very foundation for Tencent’s incessant rise,” Pony Ma Huateng, Chairman of Tencent.
FAIR WEBSITE: http://www.chtf.com/english/