The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), HSBC and the Greater Bay Area Business School recently organised a seminar to help service professionals enter the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA), at which industry experts analysed demand for services and how individuals and firms could seize opportunities.
InnoClub, a one-stop platform jointly created by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Hang Seng Bank, recently held a seminar Connecting Upstream and Downstream: Building a Smart Supply Chain with Digital Technology. Supply chain, logistics, operations and procurement managers tackled the supply chain and payment system pain points of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Easy BUD, a simplified application process for the government’s Dedicated Fund on Branding, Upgrading and Domestic Sales (BUD Fund), was launched last month to cut the processing time for applications.
Hong Kong has long been a shopper’s paradise drawing people from all over the world for retail therapy and over the past two decades the fastest growing segment has been consumers from nearby parts of Mainland China.
SmartHK, a flagship event of Guangdong-Hong Kong Cooperation Week, drew about 2,000 business elites to Guangzhou this week, boosting cooperation between Hong Kong and the mainland centres of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA).
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) began running its SmartHK programme in major cities in Mainland China (including Guangzhou, Jinan, Chengdu, Fuzhou and Hangzhou) in 2011. This year's SmartHK is the first large-scale HKTDC in the mainland since border reopening with Mainland China. It is of special significance to connect enterprises from the two places.