Canadian Mission to Hong Kong for the Belt and Road Summit

When:
May 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am – May 20, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
2016-05-16T09:00:00-04:00
2016-05-20T17:30:00-04:00

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), in partnership with The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO) in Canada, would like to invite Canadian companies to join the 

Canadian Mission to Hong Kong

May 16 -20, 2016

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About the Belt and Road Initiative

Spearheaded by the Chinese Government, this initiative is designed to boost economic, trade, investment and other ties of 65 countries acrossAsia, Europe and Africa covering 63% of the world’s population.It offers unprecedented business opportunities in such sectors as infrastructure, transportation, logistics, financing and investment in the beginning. It will then unfold a myriad of opportunities for companies to promote products and services to these markets.Canadian companies are invited to capitalize on these possibilities through partnership with the Super Connector: Hong Kong.Updated information on the Belt and Road initiative can be obtained from the HKTDC Belt and Road Portal: http://beltandroad.hktdc.com/en/index.aspx

Major objectives of this Mission

  • To facilitate the delegates to leveragetheinauguralBelt and Road Summitand the additional programmes to:
  • obtain first-hand market intelligence of the Belt and Road initiative from international thought-leaders, senior ministers from countries along the Belt and Road, and world-renowned business leaders;
  • explore potential business opportunities in the markets covered by the Belt andRoad initiative and make informed decisions on strategies and business plans;and
  • meet new contacts, potential partners and clients

Who should join this Mission?

  • Land Transportation: Suppliers of technologies, services and products, e.g intelligent transportation systems(ITS), etc. which enhance the connectivity and management of infrastructure facilities like railways and highways
  • Banking and Financial Services: Bankers, financiers, fund managers, assets management professionals, and private equity managers;
  • Logistics and Maritime Services: Owners and operators of railways, terminals, ports, airlines, shipping companies, freight forwarders, and third-party logistics services providers;
  • Professional Services: Lawyers, accountants, business management consultants, experts in arbitration and dispute settlement;
  • Infrastructure Development: Developers, engineers, surveyors, architects, landscape architects, town planners, and contractors;
  • Cross-border Investment: Heads of sovereign wealth funds, institutional investors, CEOs, entrepreneurs, corporates’ decision makers, CFOs and finance directors of conglomerates;
  • International Trade and Manufacturing: Supply chainmanagement professionals, owners and operators of industrial zones, industrialists, and traders; and
  • Governments and Institutions: Senior officials in charge of economic development

Travel Arrangements

Delegates are responsible for makingtheir respective air traveland hotel accommodation arrangements. For assistance, interested parties please contact our mission travel agent: Janice Hung of Sogo Travel (based in Richmond Hill, Ontario), Tel: 905-707-1199, email: janice.sogo@rogers.com. In addition, there is a list of “Value for Money”hotel options on the Summit website: http://www.beltandroadsummit.hk/en/participants/value-for-money-hotels.html

Registration to join this Mission

Pre-registration for this mission (including the optional programmes and the Belt and Road Summit) is necessary. For details, please contact Andrew Yui, Director, Canada, Hong Kong Trade Development Council –Toronto Office, at Telephone: (416) 366-3594 or email: andrew.yui@hktdc.org