Current Itinerary for the 2018 delegation

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Following is the current Itinerary, designed to ensure delegates meet a broad range of professionals and business people whilst in Hong Kong to build relationships and connect for mutual business opportunities. 
Date Time Activity Venue
Sunday

14th January

6.00 pm for

7 pm to 9 pm

 

Welcome Cocktail for delegates, partners, local VIP’s and networks

 

Bus Leaves at 6 pm from Century Novotel or arrange taxi

Australian Consulate Generals Residence (tbc)

Monday 15th January 8.00 am

 

All to convene for coffee, badges and group photo Harbour Road Coffee Shop

Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)

8.30 am for 9 am to 7.00 pm -Day 1 of AFF – Plenary Sessions, networking and Exhibitions, followed by cocktail networking from 6.16 pm HKCEC
7.00 pm to 9.30 pm -DINNER: Pacific Economic Basin Council/KPMG “The Digital Belt and Road and the Importance of Connectivity” Dynasty Club, South West Tower, Convention Plaza, One Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Tuesday 16th January 8.15 am to

6 pm

-AFF Day 2 including Breakfast event, plenaries and breakout sessions.

-AFF Deal Flow, sector presentations and financial services consultations

All to HKCEC
6.30 pm to

8.30 pm

NZCCHKonnect – New Zealand Chamber networking drinks Mirage Bar, Renaissance Harbour View, 1 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai
Wednesday 17th January Delegate Seminars To be promoted via AustCham and other networks
7.45 am for light breakfast to 9.30 am Migration to Australian & New Zealand – delegate seminar (see draft speakers/topics) KPMG, Prince’s Building, 8/F, 5-5E Ice House St, Central
12 pm for sandwich lunch to 2 pm Australian Property & Agri Update – delegate seminar (see draft speakers/topics) As above – contact is Mandy Jung b/o Darren Bowdern
9.45 am to 11.00 am    Education Seminar

-NSW, QLD & VIC trade – tbc

-StudyLane

Credit Suisse, Kowloon – Maria Lee to invite clients
BREAK – follow-up meetings or return to hotel
Wednesday 17th January 4.00 pm

4.10 pm

4.25 pm

 

 

4.40 pm

 

5.00 pm

 

5.30 pm

5.40 pm

6.00 – 6.30 pm

Delegation arrives

-Austrade – Update on Hong Kong

-AusCham Finance, Legal Tax initiatives including AUS/HK FTA, MPF, Stock Connect etc

– Hong Kong Trust Company, Carolyn Butler & GPS Legal, Brett Stewien – Setting up companies and fund structures, why HK is the gateway to China.

ServCorp – using serviced office.

-Q&A

-drinks and networking

ServCorp L19, Two International Finance Centre, 8 Finance St | Central, Hong Kong
7 pm to

9.30 pm

Private Junk cruise of Hong Kong Harbour hosted by The Hong Kong Trust Company Depart Pier 9,

Central, Hong Kong

Thursday 18th January 8.00 am – 10.00 am Ferry to Shenzhen (bring passports including Chinese Visa (get before leave Australia – at least 1 week) Meet at Wharf at Central Pier to go to Shekou, Shenzhen

Bus to meet with English guide

Briefings and site Visits Site visits:

10.30        GREI – Phillip Peng

12.00    TenCent or Baidu – to be arranged

Hitech Park Nanshan District Shenzhen. +8613510012929,

 

Both are close by

LUNCH

and family visit (Simon Kaiyu Li)

1.00 pm -LUNCH with locals  – exposure to the real China – how they live, spend money, invest, show wealth etc,

– Visit supermarket – appreciate broad range of choice

Nick to speak to connection

To advise venue

Shopping 3.30 pm Louhu Commercial City and/or Huaqiangbei market
5 pm to 7 pm Thirsty Thursday – AusCham, Shenzhen – networking drinks

 

Westin Hotel S9028-2 Shennan Ave, HuaQiaoCheng, Nanshan Qu, Shenzhen
7.30 pm to 9.30 pm Bus return to Hong Kong Drop Century Novotel, Wan Chai
Friday 19th January

 

 9 am to 5 pm

arrange venue for lunch 12.30 to 2 pm

Family Office Solutions Showcase – Day 2 (starts Thursday 18th January) Aust to have 2/3 speaking spots – total 1 hr. PwC, 21/F, Edinburgh Tower, Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong
Saturday 20th January 9 am to 12 pm Asia Co-Investors Workshop – Family Office Investment in FinTech & Real Estate PwC, 21/F, Edinburgh Tower, Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong

 This is the current program for the AusNZ Mission to the Asian Financial Forum led by Stacey Martin, Expat Advisors Community. The program may be subject to change due to new opportunities, delegate preferences or unforeseen circumstances. For further information contact Stacey Martin via email: stacey.martin@expatadvisorscommunity.com.au or call +61 413 127 677.

  

Date Time Activity Venue
Sunday

15th January

6.30 pm to

8.30 pm

Welcome Cocktail for delegates, partners, local VIP’s and networks The Envoy at The Pottinger, 3/F 74 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong
Monday 16th January 8.00 am

 

All to convene for coffee, badges and group photo Harbour Road Coffee Shop

Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)

8.30 am for 9 am to 6.00 pm Day 1 of AFF – Plenary Sessions, networking and Exhibitions HKCEC
6.15 pm to 8 pm AFF 10th Birthday cocktail function HKCEC
Tuesday 17th January 8 am to

9.30 am

Securities and Futures Commission – private breakfast briefing on KYC Stacey & Paul with Carolyn Butler
8.15 am to

6 pm

AFF Day 2 including Breakfast event, plenaries and breakout sessions.

AFF Deal Flow, sector presentations and financial services consultations

All to HKCEC
6 pm to

8 pm

Mix at Six with AustCham Hong Kong and NZ Chamber of Commerce Tamarind Terrace, 2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre,

30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai

Wednesday 18th January 8.30 am to

1 pm, followed by lunch until 2.15 pm

Family Office Conference covering set-up, jurisdiction, regulatory issues, family governance, legacy, philanthropy, multigenerational wealth, succession for Asian families (see program for morning session overviews and speakers of this 2-day conference) 8/F Prince’s Building,

10 Chater Road,

Central, Hong Kong

3 pm to

5 pm

Hong Kong Investment Funds Association briefing on funds management in Asia from Cindy Chen, Managing Director, Citibank & Marie-Anne Kong, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers 50/F Citibank Tower Plaza,

3 Garden Rd,

Central, Hong Kong

    Taxis From Citibank Tower Central to Sha Tin Racecourse
6 pm to

11 pm

Hong Kong Jockey Club, dinner in private box with The Hub, children and youth centre charity Members Entrance

Private box F632

Sha Tin Racecourse,

Sha Tin, New Territories.

Thursday 19th January 9 am to

11 am

Tour of CBA Innovation Hub

–        Why CBA is expanding in Hong Kong & Overseas interest in Australian Property – George Vallas

–        Overview of Fintec – Craig

–        Delegate present on Fintec platform – Adam Goern

–        RMB Internationalisation (Video)

CBA Innovation Hub

13/F One Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

  Taxis to Cyberport
11.45 am to 2.00 pm Presentations and Lunch

Overview of structures, market entry – Carolyn Butler, CEO Hong Kong Trust Company

Cyberport overview of innovation in Hong Kong and tour –  Mark Clift, COO Cyberport

100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

Go to Meeting Room 1-2, Cyberport 1

 

 

FREE TIME
4.00 pm to 5.30 pm “Investing In Australia”

Private briefing of Australian agricultural and property projects with Open Sesame

The American Club

48-49/F Two Exchange Square,8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

7 pm to

9.30 pm

Private Junk cruise of Hong Kong Harbour hosted by The Hong Kong Trust Company Depart Pier 9,

Central, Hong Kong

FREE TIME
Friday

20th January

10 am to

11.00 am

Private Briefing at Invest Hong Kong with Rob Findlay from Next Money & “StartMeUp” orgainiser 25F Fairmont House, 8 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong
12 pm to

3 pm

 

Australia Day Lunch with keynote speaker Holly Ransom, the Youngest ‘Australia’s 100 Most Influential Women’.

followed by networking drinks

Ballroom, 5/F, Island Shangri-La Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central

 

 This is the current program for the Australian Financial Services and Business delegation, led by Stacey Martin, Expat Advisors Community. The program may be subject to change due to new opportunities, delegate preferences or unforeseen circumstances. For further information contact Stacey Martin via email: stacey.martin@expatadvisorscommunity.com.au or call +61 413 127 677.

Perth – Monday 2nd October 2017

5.00 pm – 7.00 pm hosted by HKABA at Hopgood Ganin

RSVP: Click here for more information and to register

Melbourne – Thursday 4th October 2017

5.00 pm – 7.00 pm hosted by Bank of Melbourne

RSVP: Click here for more information and to register

Sydney – Tuesday 17th October 2017

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Level 5, Hong Kong House, 80 Druitt Street Sydney.

RSVP: Click here for more information and to register

Brisbane – Tuesday 24th October 2017

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Chew and Dormers, Level 11, 127 Creek  St, Brisbane.

RSVP: available soon

Auckland – Thursday 2nd November 2017

5.00 pm to 7.00 pm hosted by HKNZBA

RSVP: available soon

Hong Kong – Thursday 30th November 2017

5.00 pm to 7.00 pm hosted by HKTDC

RSVP: available soon

 

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