Travellers are welcome to visit Hong Kong! From 29 December 2022, travellers are no longer required to undergo PCR tests and can freely enter restaurants, attractions, performance and exhibition venues, etc., during their stay.
Four of the world’s leading flagship trade shows – Jewellery & Gem WORLD Hong Kong (JGW), Jewellery & Gem ASIA Hong Kong (JGA), Cosmoprof Asia, and premier fresh produce fair ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA – are returning to Hong Kong in 2023. This is in addition to the recent success of the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) in attracting over 30 major B2B conventions in the next few years. In total, these events are expected to draw over 300,000 participants.
Hong Kong welcomed an incentive group of Thailand’s top beauty brand IB Skincare from 25 to 28 November 2022. It is the first of a steady stream of overseas incentive groups that the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) anticipates to return to the city following further relaxation of social measures for inbound travel since mid-November.
Hong Kong played host to the 2022 Junior Chamber International (JCI) World Congress, held from 31 October to 4 November 2022 and attended onsite and online by more than 4,000 local and global future-generation leaders for inspirational knowledge exchange and insightful sharing of business best practices.
A visionary world-class arts-and-culture hub is opening up at the harbourfront of heritage-rich West Kowloon. Welcome to the West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD), where there is a perfect mix of indoor and outdoor spaces for creating dream events of any kind and scale.
The 18th World Congress of Chinese Medicine (WCCM), one of the world’s largest academic events in the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), was successfully held in Hong Kong for the first time at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 4 December 2021.
Hong Kong secured two major technology events to be held in 2022 – the very first Greater Bay Area Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Conference 2022 (GBAAIR Conference), and IEEE Region 10 Conference 2022 (TENCON), which was last held in the city in 2006.
RISE, “one of the world’s most influential tech events”, will return to Hong Kong, as an in-person event. This highlights Hong Kong’s thriving startup economy, leading position in innovation and technology, as well as its status as The World’s Meeting Place for business events to tap tremendous opportunities in the region.
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The Hong Kong Book Fair, the city’s largest annual fair, returned with fanfare this July with more than 830,000 visits recorded, about 85 per cent of the pre-pandemic levels, all under a new standard of stringent hygiene and seamless operations.
From April to June, Hong Kong’s exhibition scene has been picking up more momentum with the return of a series of close to 20 physical exhibitions at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
Over 100 distinguished leaders of business and professional bodies in Hong Kong have joined forces with MEHK as Hong Kong Convention Ambassadors to promote the city as the premier choice for regional and global Meetings, Incentive trips, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) events.
Art has the power to inspire, spark conversations and break down cultural barriers – so it’s emerging as an incredibly effective way to stimulate new ideas and build stronger connections between colleagues and business partners.
For the first time since the outbreak of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) held a physical seminar with the travel trade in Guangzhou and was thrilled by the enthusiastic response!
With collaborative efforts across the city, the Lohas Expo 2020 and Vegetarian Food Asia 2020 were successfully held last month at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), attracting a record-breaking physical attendance, as the city sets to welcome even bigger shows in the pipeline.
The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is pleased to announce that Hong Kong has been awarded the ‘Best City for Meetings’ in the Best of the Decade Awards (2010-2019) by Smart Travel Asia, in recognition of the city’s leading position as the ‘World’s Meeting Place’.
The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced that Hong Kong has been recently chosen as the host city for 4 international MICE events, including the city’s first-ever events of high strategic values, and 2 repeated events amidst the COVID-19 challenges. These business events are expected to bring in about 10,000 high-yield visitors in total and deliver great economic contribution to the city and drive multi-sector development.
In view of face-to-face trade events being hindered during the pandemic, MEHK creatively developed a series of three interactive webinars on 16–18 June and introduced a newly launched innovative online MICE business matching platform.
Several high-profile conferences held since September brought thousands of high-flying participants to Hong Kong. The Belt and Road Summit saw stellar support, with more than 5,000 political and business elites from over 60 countries and regions assembled on 11-12 September to discuss the opportunities generated under the Initiative.
Exhibitors and buyers from around the world cast their vote of confidence in Hong Kong as they came to the city for a series of trade fairs that went into full swing from September onward.
World Travel Awards is one of the travel industry’s most sought-after accolades rewarding leaders in the tourism, airline, hotel and hospitality sectors around the world. Hong Kong took home the ‘Asia's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2019’ award for the fourth time at World Travel Awards 2019.