Latest Happenings

News

Representatives of basketball associations from close to 150 countries and regions attended FIBA’s first-ever mid-term congress in Hong Kong on 4-5 May. Hong Kong made a big splash at this year’s IMEX show in Frankfurt, fronting a strong alliance of 23 Hong Kong trade partners and generating over 420 pre-scheduled hosted buyer appointments. The first figure in the world of Indonesian President Joko Widodo was officially unveiled on 1 May 2017 at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. This year, nine ASAE members representing a range of industries flocked to Hong Kong for a fruitful study mission. Medicine has long been one of HK’s strongest suits in terms of international conferences. MEHK and the Faculty of Medicine of CUHK have joined forces to launch a co-hosted workshop on 3 Apr 2017. Hong Kong took centre stage at IT&CM China held in Shanghai from 21-23 March when Meetings and Exhibitions Hong Kong fielded a strong alliance of 22 local trade partners to host over 800 buyer appointments at the Hong Kong Pavilion. South Korea added to the Top MICE Agents Awards programme for the first time to further tap its market potential The Pre-arrival Registration for Indian Nationals will be implemented on 23 January 2017. Yet another successful year comes to a close for Hong Kong, with a win in the ‘City destination for meetings and events, Greater China’ category and MEHK recognised in the ‘Best Convention Bureau, Greater China’ category of CEI Asia’s inaugural Editors’ Choice 2017 awards, paving a strong beginning for year 2017. On the heels of winning two prestigious awards at the World Travel Awards 2016, Hong Kong was once again crowned ‘Favourite Business City in the World’ based on votes from the highly discerning readership of Business Traveller China. Hong Kong has set new records at the IMEX America Las Vegas show from 18-20 October 2016, with the largest-ever booth and a record-breaking number over 280 hosted buyer appointments, a growing trend compared to that of last year. Asia’s world city leads by taking home two prestigious awards, ‘Asia's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination’ and ‘Asia's Leading City Break Destination’ for two consecutive years at the World Travel Awards 2016. Asia’s world city took home another prestigious travel award - the ‘Best City for Business City in Northeast Asia’ accolade from the 2016 Business Traveller Asia Pacific, for the ninth year running! The Economic Development Commission (EDC) is established to provide visionary direction and advice to the Government on the overall strategy and policy for broadening Hong Kong’s economic base and enhancing Hong Kong’s economic growth and development. Asia’s world city has once again outperformed its regional competitors and earned the accolade of ‘Best Business City in Asia’ by Smart Travel Asia in 2016, according to the Best in Travel Poll. HKTB joined hands with 24 Hong Kong trade partners to exhibit at IMEX Frankfurt in Germany, one of the largest MICE exhibitions in Europe. HKTB teamed up with 23 trade partners to participate in the Incentive Travel & Conventions, Meetings China (IT&CM China) held in Shanghai to share the latest development in Hong Kong’s MICE sector. Fifty MICE winners of the 2015 Top Agent Awards Programme (TAAP) recently enjoyed the trip of a lifetime to Asia’s world city. Asia’s world city has been awarded the prestigious award of Asia's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination for 2015 by the World Travel Awards. MEHK hosted eight members of the International Association of Professional Conference Organisers (IAPCO) on their study mission as they engaged with key MICE stakeholders and explored the city’s potential. Asia’s world city won the ‘Best City for Business Events’ title, while MEHK won plaudits for ‘Best Convention Bureau’ according to a CEI Readers' Choice Awards poll in 2016. Avenue of Stars in Tsim Sha Tsui is closed for repair and improvement works. A selection of the Avenue of Stars exhibits is displayed at Garden of Stars and Starry Gallery from 15 November 2015. Representatives of basketball associations from close to 150 countries and regions attended FIBA’s first-ever mid-term congress in Hong Kong on 4-5 May. Hong Kong made a big splash at this year’s IMEX show in Frankfurt, fronting a strong alliance of 23 Hong Kong trade partners and generating over 420 pre-scheduled hosted buyer appointments. The first figure in the world of Indonesian President Joko Widodo was officially unveiled on 1 May 2017 at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. This year, nine ASAE members representing a range of industries flocked to Hong Kong for a fruitful study mission. Medicine has long been one of HK’s strongest suits in terms of international conferences. MEHK and the Faculty of Medicine of CUHK have joined forces to launch a co-hosted workshop on 3 Apr 2017. Hong Kong took centre stage at IT&CM China held in Shanghai from 21-23 March when Meetings and Exhibitions Hong Kong fielded a strong alliance of 22 local trade partners to host over 800 buyer appointments at the Hong Kong Pavilion. South Korea added to the Top MICE Agents Awards programme for the first time to further tap its market potential The Pre-arrival Registration for Indian Nationals will be implemented on 23 January 2017. Yet another successful year comes to a close for Hong Kong, with a win in the ‘City destination for meetings and events, Greater China’ category and MEHK recognised in the ‘Best Convention Bureau, Greater China’ category of CEI Asia’s inaugural Editors’ Choice 2017 awards, paving a strong beginning for year 2017. On the heels of winning two prestigious awards at the World Travel Awards 2016, Hong Kong was once again crowned ‘Favourite Business City in the World’ based on votes from the highly discerning readership of Business Traveller China. Hong Kong has set new records at the IMEX America Las Vegas show from 18-20 October 2016, with the largest-ever booth and a record-breaking number over 280 hosted buyer appointments, a growing trend compared to that of last year. Asia’s world city leads by taking home two prestigious awards, ‘Asia's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination’ and ‘Asia's Leading City Break Destination’ for two consecutive years at the World Travel Awards 2016. Asia’s world city took home another prestigious travel award - the ‘Best City for Business City in Northeast Asia’ accolade from the 2016 Business Traveller Asia Pacific, for the ninth year running! The Economic Development Commission (EDC) is established to provide visionary direction and advice to the Government on the overall strategy and policy for broadening Hong Kong’s economic base and enhancing Hong Kong’s economic growth and development. Asia’s world city has once again outperformed its regional competitors and earned the accolade of ‘Best Business City in Asia’ by Smart Travel Asia in 2016, according to the Best in Travel Poll. HKTB joined hands with 24 Hong Kong trade partners to exhibit at IMEX Frankfurt in Germany, one of the largest MICE exhibitions in Europe. HKTB teamed up with 23 trade partners to participate in the Incentive Travel & Conventions, Meetings China (IT&CM China) held in Shanghai to share the latest development in Hong Kong’s MICE sector. Fifty MICE winners of the 2015 Top Agent Awards Programme (TAAP) recently enjoyed the trip of a lifetime to Asia’s world city. Asia’s world city has been awarded the prestigious award of Asia's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination for 2015 by the World Travel Awards. MEHK hosted eight members of the International Association of Professional Conference Organisers (IAPCO) on their study mission as they engaged with key MICE stakeholders and explored the city’s potential. Asia’s world city won the ‘Best City for Business Events’ title, while MEHK won plaudits for ‘Best Convention Bureau’ according to a CEI Readers' Choice Awards poll in 2016. Avenue of Stars in Tsim Sha Tsui is closed for repair and improvement works. A selection of the Avenue of Stars exhibits is displayed at Garden of Stars and Starry Gallery from 15 November 2015.
 

Event Calendar