Date: 20 September 2018 (Thursday)
Venue: GEM Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

"In Style • Hong Kong" Opening Session

Main Symposium

Hong Kong- Vietnam: Partnering for Prosperity

The connection between Hong Kong and Vietnam has always been strong. The completion of the newly signed Free Trade Agreement has further boost the momentum for cross-border collaboration and connectivity which will be creating new business opportunities and further enhancing trade between the two countries.

This main symposium has engaged a panel of Hong Kong business leaders, representing a wide perspective of various businesses. These speakers will share their first-hand experience and practical insights in the region and how Hong Kong service companies could collaborate with Vietnam companies to stay competitive and expand their global businesses together.


Q&A Session
Coffee Break
Thematic Session:
Cross-border Logistics: Navigating the Future of Retail

E-commerce is experiencing explosive growth in Asia, generating great opportunities and challenges on the retail industry, notably delivery channels and cashless trading. This session will highlight the growing trends of e-tailing, cross-border transaction and mobile payment as well as their impact on the supply-chain management and logistics.

Renowned speakers will share their experience and insights on how Vietnamese e-tailers can leverage Hong Kong’s logistics services to expand their online businesses to the global market.

Welcome Remarks:

  • Mr Stephen Liang
    Assistant Executive Director, Hong Kong Trade Development Council


  • Mr Brian Wu
    Chairman, Hongkong Association of Freight Forwarding and Logistics (HAFFA)


  • Dr Anthony Lau
    Chairman, Pacific Air (HK) Limited
  • Dr Gary Chan
    Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Giordano International Limited
  • Ms Carol Wan
    Vice President, Sales & Business Development for South Pacific Region, PCCW Global Limited

Panel Discussion and Q&A Session

Networking Luncheon
14:00 – 15:30
Thematic Session:
Creative Branding & Design: From Ideas to Business

This session will explore the latest design trends in business application of creative and innovative branding, interior design and licensing solutions. Renowned Hong Kong speakers with expertise will share their experience and insights on how creative design, branding strategy and licensing solutions can upgrade enterprises’ business in Asia.

Hong Kong is Asia’s lifestyle trendsetter with a long history of cross-cultural dynamics, which has nurtured a pool of creative professionals and business consultants well versed in both Western and Asian cultures together with business best practices. The steady rapid growth of the economies in Asia, particularly the China consumer market, offers Vietnamese companies a promising prospect for new business opportunities.


Panel Discussion and Q&A Session

*The programme is subject to further change without prior notice.