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Source: HKTDC
HKTDC Hong Kong Dinner Draws Nearly 400 in Paris
"Think Asia, Think Hong Kong" Promotion Moves to Milan Tomorrow

HONG KONG, Oct 29, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Almost 400 political and business leaders attended the Hong Kong Dinner in Paris organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) on 28 October.

HKTDC Hong Kong Dinner Draws Nearly 400 in Paris

Watch the Paris video here: http://youtu.be/nmU0U9uqtKs

The Hong Kong Dinner, which followed the inaugural HKTDC "Think Asia, Think Hong Kong" symposium in Paris, was hosted by HKTDC Executive Director Margaret Fong with John Tsang, Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong SAR Government as the guest of honour.

Speaking at the Hong Kong Dinner, Ms Fong said she was encouraged by the large number of attendees from France, Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland. "Although we come from different backgrounds, have different tastes and speak in different tongues, we are united in our desire to do business," Ms Fong said. "Our 'Think Asia, Think Hong Kong' promotion is an opportunity, on an unprecedented scale, to explore new avenues to expand our bilateral trade and investment flows in a complex and competitive world."

Ms Fong said French businesses seeking to expand to Asia should take full advantage of the HKTDC's global network, in-depth research offerings, award-winning online trading platform, fairs and exhibitions and its series of conferences.

The "Think Asia, Think Hong Kong" promotion will move to Italy tomorrow with a Hong Kong Dinner in Milan (29 Oct) followed by the main symposium on 30 October. Keynote speakers at the symposium will be Jack So, Chairman, HKTDC; John Tsang, Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong SAR Government; and Carlo Calenda, Vice Minister of Economic Development of Italy.

Photos Download: http://filesharing.tdc.org.hk/hktdc/download.php?fid=_phpA6oQdv

Website: http://www.thinkasiathinkhk.com/eu

Video: www.thinkasiathinkhk.com/eu/en/intel_success_stories.html


The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade. With 50 offices globally, including 13 in Mainland China, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a two-way global investment and business hub. The HKTDC organises international exhibitions, conferences and business missions to create business opportunities for companies, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), in the mainland and international markets. The HKTDC also provides up-to-date market insights and product information via trade publications, research reports and digital news channels. For more information, please visit: www.hktdc.com/aboutus. Follow us on Twitter @hktdc and LinkedIn.

Corporate Communication Department
Parker Robinson
Tel: +852 2584 4341
Email: [email protected]

Source: HKTDC

Topic: Trade Show or Conference
Sectors: Trade Shows
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