Supported Events

Asia-Pacific Business Forum 2018
10 – 11 April 2018
Cyberport, Hong Kong

The Forum is jointly organised by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) and Hong Kong Cyberport Management Co Ltd (Cyberport).

The theme of the APBF 2018 is “Harnessing Business to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals through Technology, Innovation and Financing”. The Forum aims to identify how regional leaders can strengthen business engagement in achieving inclusive and sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region. Specifically, the Forum will discuss how private sector-led innovation, technology and financing can enhance efforts towards achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and associated Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The multi-stakeholder setting of the Forum enables effective engagement among policymakers, business sector representatives, international agencies, civil society organizations and academics across the 53 member states of UN ESCAP.

The APBF 2018 will be an exceptional occasion to hear insights from regional thought leaders and network with potential business partners for future collaboration. Click here for more details.

The Conscious Festival
20 – 22 April 2018
PMQ Central

The Conscious Festival is an annual event by Green Is The New Black run in multiple cities in Asia, empowering people with the knowledge and inspiration they need to take positive actions for their life and work.

This year in Hong Kong, The Conscious Festival will be a 3-day celebration of Earth Day. The first day will focus on making businesses circular, including The UnConference. The following two days will be dedicated to individuals and families who want to live more consciously. Together we can do more with less and reduce our collective footprint the planet.

For more information or to participate, visit here.

Fundamentals of Business Writing – improve your written communication in two days

26 - 27 April 2018
AustCham Business Centre, Room 302, 3/F Lucky Building, 39 Wellington Street, Central

Are you frustrated with the written communication of your staff? Do you spend valuable time checking and editing emails and reports? Are you losing potential customers and business because of poor writing?

Join English Business Writing first training course in Hong Kong. In two days, they can improve everyone’s writing. With highly experienced Australian facilitators, they offer a short two-day course which will transform written expression. It provides a simple but effective process, which will improve the most skilled writer. There will be a further course in May.

AustCham members can enjoy an early bird discount. For group and repeat discounts please contact Glenn Carter on + 852 52792227 or  by email.

71st CFA Institute Annual Conference
13-16 May 2018
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

The Conference is the investment industry’s largest and longest-running educational gathering of investment professionals, bringing attendees latest thinking, expert opinions, thought leadership, and unrivaled networking opportunities.

In May 2018, the global 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference will be held in Hong Kong. Over 1,500 chief investment officers, fund managers and investment professionals from more than 70 countries will converge on Hong Kong. This is only the second time the conference has been held in Asia and the very first time in our Asia headquarters in Hong Kong.

50+ speakers including The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Mrs Carrie Lam and 2002 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences Daniel Kahneman.

AustCham members can use promotion code: ANN18-S4 to enjoy 15% off discount on registration fee for full pass. Click here  for details and registration.