(Auckland) September Event: 5th Hong Kong Festival – Closing Gala

The Hong Kong Festival (New Zealand) is an annual flagship event hosted by the Hong Kong New Zealand Business Association in Auckland and Wellington, to celebrate the arts, culture and opportunities Hong Kong has to offer. On the 5th birthday of the festival, the HKNZBA is hosting a business seminar to highlight the important bridge between the social culture and business, as the Association’s September event.  Mr Simon Young will be speaking on how New Zealand exporters can take on the challenge of reaching a Chinese audience that is highly engaged with digital and online channels.

Staying true to this connection, this event will be held in conjunction with the CELEBRATE HONG KONG Closing Gala for the festival. The dinner event will mark the successful closing of the 5th HKNZBA Hong Kong Festival (New Zealand) in 2013.  The seminar & dinner programme includes:

  • Seminar presentation on the implications of social media for business, by Mr Simon Young, CEO of the marketing consultancy syENGAGE
  • Keynote speech by Ms Angie Chen, director of Scorpio Films (Hong Kong) and part-time lecturer at the Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Musical performance by All The King’s Men King’s College choir, Silver Award winner of the Big Sing National Finale competition
  • Silent auction to raise funds for our Hong Kong Festival charity partners SPCA Auckland and the White Ribbon Campaign

Auction items include:

  • Sponsored item from Cathay Pacific Airways Limited
  • Two nights’ accommodation at The Langham (Auckland)
  • A framed Chinese painting
  • Wine selection basket
  • Cinema movie tickets