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Hong Kong Convention Ambassadors of 12 Sectors Celebrate Achievements of Securing 70 Conventions in Appreciation Night

Hong Kong Tourism Board

Hong Kong honored industry leaders for attracting 70 conventions and 70,000 visitors, solidifying its status as a top global business hub.

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) hosted the Hong Kong Convention Ambassador (HKCA) to honour ambassadors from across 12 sectors for their exceptional success in bringing about 70 conventions to Hong Kong, attracting about 70,000 high-spending visitors. These achievements solidify the city’s status as a premier global hub that consistently draws world-class events and conferences to its shores.

Dr Pang Yiu-Kai, Chairman of HKTB said, “The programme has proven its value in just three remarkable years. We are truly grateful to have over 140 top leaders from the local business community and the Mainland as advocates for Hong Kong’s conventions sector. The HKCAs have collectively achieved resounding success by bringing in conventions of their respective sectors, ranging from medical sciences to innovation & technology, financial services, aviation & transportation, professional services and more. These world-class conventions are a strong testament to Hong Kong as a premier MICE destination and underline the city’s position as a leading international business hub.”

Highlights of the Appreciation Night was a panel discussion featuring Dr Pang and three industry leaders who brought in some significant world congresses to HK, namely Ms Angela Yau Shing-Yam, Director of HK Harp Society; Dr Janice Tsang, oncology specialist and clinical assistant professor of the University of HK’s Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine and Mrs Vivian Cheung, Chief Operating Officer of the Airport Authority H K.

Aviation and Transportation Events Taking Off

Mrs Vivian Cheung recounted Hong Kong International Airport’s recent success in securing multiple conventions and exhibitions to the city, including, IATA World Cargo Symposium 2024, Super Terminal Expo 2024, Routes World 2025 and more.

“Hong Kong’s role as an international aviation hub and our track record as the world No. 1 air cargo hub, coupled with the latest development of the Airport City, make it an ideal city for global aviation pioneers to push forward high-level exchanges in our city,” she said.

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