A Hong Kong start-up has developed a platform that improves operational efficiency in getting food delivered to the consumer.
11 August 2022
Bespoke gourmet shops marketing through platforms such as Instagram and Facebook are proliferating. Hong Kong start-up Calioo saw the pain points boutique caterers were experiencing – from receiving orders to delivery – and decided to address the issue, developing an online-to-offline (O2O) platform to help them solve problems and increase turnover.More
Massive in terms of both the size of its market and its environmental footprint, the toy industry is far from synonymous with sustainability. Two Hong Kong mothers, however, believe their innovative toy library platform could help bolster the sector’s green credentials.More
Plugging a gap in the fast-growing meat substitute market won this start-up a place in the HKTDC’s entrepreneurship development programme.
10 August 2022
As the shift to vegetarian diets becomes more deeply rooted in Hong Kong, local start-ups are seizing the opportunity to develop new food technologies. Hong Kong start-up Good Food Technologies has developed a plant-based pork substitute made from konjac (a root vegetable widely cultivated in Asia), coconut oil and soyabeans. The firm's first round of financing attracted HK$12 million (US$1.53 million) which will be used to build new production facilities, develop retail capabilities and grow beyond Hong Kong.More
The HKTDC’s chairman lauds further opening up of the city and outlines five key strategies to help SMEs capture opportunities.
09 August 2022
The Hong Kong business community has welcomed authorities’ move to relax COVID-19 prevention requirements for arrivals, who from 12 August will need to stay in a quarantine hotel for three days followed by four days of self-isolation.More
Workforces being split between the office and home has become a fixture in many companies, even as COVID-19 control measures ease.
08 August 2022
As the government loosens COVID-19 restrictions and more employees in Hong Kong return to the office, it seems the hybrid working model is here to stay. Within many organisations, the workforce remains still remains split between office-based colleagues and staff working remotely – a hybrid arrangement that is new to most businesses. Sandra Henke, Group Head of People & Culture at recruitment specialist Hays, explains how companies can make it work, ensuring employees remain happy, productive and safe.More
Businesspeople with rich experience in the Asian market will share valuable insights at this hktdc.com Sourcing webinar.
08 August 2022
Two sourcing professionals will discuss their experiences and insights on sourcing in the Asia Pacific region at this webinar. They will identify profitable products for specific markets and trustworthy suppliers in Asia, along with best practices in sustainable sourcing, tips on negotiation and how to gain a competitive edge in Asian countries. Businesses ranging from innovative start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises to larger companies are welcome to join and raise questions on how to capture opportunities arising from the recovery across Asian markets.More
The HKTDC Food Expo heads a series of home-focused exhibitions that will help householders adapt to the post-COVID reality.
05 August 2022
The HKTDC Food Expo, HKTDC Home Delights Expo, HKTDC Beauty & Wellness Expo and HKTDC Hong Kong International Tea Fair will run from 11-15 August at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The four home-focused fairs, jointly themed "Living a New Style", will present nearly 1,000 exhibitors and feature a wide array of global gourmet foods and various new products.More
The HKTDC Education & Careers Expo serves as a platform where people of all ages can embark on a new journey in life.
04 August 2022
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 31st HKTDC Education & Careers Expo ran for four days late last month at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The expo ran in parallel with three other HKTDC events – the Hong Kong Book Fair, Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo and World of Snacks.More
The recent prolonged supply chain disruptions have posed ongoing logistics challenges on a global level. To solve these problems, a local technology firm applies blockchain technology to enhance traceability and visibility of shipments, and simplify, in turn, the cargo release and trade finance processes.More
The HKTDC’s annual signature public event attracted 850,000 visitors, auguring well for the upcoming run of summer exhibitions.
02 August 2022
A strong showing at the 32nd HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair in July has cheered organisers, who now expect good attendances and robust business at its string of summer shows, led by the ever-popular Food Expo.More
A start-up platform is taking the hard work out of searching for credit and debit card offers.
01 August 2022
From buy-one-get-one-free Michelin-starred meals to 30% discounts at top retail outlets, credit cards offer plenty of attractive deals – yet many consumers remain unaware of them. Realising that many deals go unnoticed by consumers, former investment banker turned entrepreneur David B. Wang was inspired to set up krip, a personalised credit card deal platform, which launched this May.More
Government officials and business leaders can exchange insights and explore opportunities at this annual signature conference.
01 August 2022
The Belt and Road Summit is a premier international platform for promoting business collaboration along the Belt and Road. The summit gathers senior government officials and business leaders from countries and regions along and beyond the Belt and Road to exchange insights on multilateral cooperation and explore concrete business opportunities.More
Japan-listed Valuence Holdings Inc. Centres Global Expansion around Hong Kong
29 July 2022
Susumu Muguruma, COO of Valuence Holdings Inc, explains why the Japan-listed pre-owned luxury goods trading company chose Hong Kong as its first overseas base and headquarters, and highlights the new opportunities that the city provides for the company’s global business expansion.More
More than 20,000 buyers seize global opportunities online and offline as the HKTDC brings seven trade fairs under a hybrid umbrella event.
28 July 2022
As the exhibitions industry moves through its third year of working amid COVID-19 restrictions, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has fine-tuned its online-physical hybrid exhibition model, rolling it out in time for its spring-summer events this year.More