Other Events of Interest

 

Hong Kong Investor Relations Association – The 3rd Investor Relations Awards

This is the 3rd IR Awards since HKIRA first launched the inaugural event in 2015, to recognize Hong Kong-listed companies and local IR professionals their excellence and achievements in investor relations. It has been an annual campaign, and HKIRA aims to initiate the IR Awards as the industry benchmark for high standard of excellence in IR for the companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

Key Dates*
Nomination Announcement Press Conference 7 February 2017
Nomination period 7 February – 10 March 2017 (closes 23:00 HK time)
Voting period 20 March – 21 April 2017 (closes 23:00 HK time)
Judging Panel meeting Late April 2017
Award Conference cum Presentation Luncheon 31 May 2017

* Subject to final confirmation

For more details, please visit HKIRA website.

For inquiries about the HKIRA Awards, please contact (852)2117 1846, or email irawards@hkira.com.

 

HKICS 18th Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update – Register NOW!

Date: 2 June 2017
Time: 8:50am – 6:20pm
Fee: HKSI Institute Member:
AM Session: HK$890
PM Session: HK$890
Full Day: HK$1,500
Accreditation: AM Session: 3.5 ECPD points
PM Session: 3.5 ECPD points
Full Day: 7 ECPD points
Language: English
Venue: Hall 5G, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

 

The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) once again brings you prominent speakers from the regulatory bodies in Hong Kong: the Companies Registry, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, and the Securities and Futures Commission at its 18th Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU 2017) on Friday, 2 June 2017. This annual signature event will provide first-hand knowledge of the latest corporate and regulatory developments as well as emerging trends from leading regulatory bodies.

For details and registration, please visit www.hkics.org.hk/ACRU2017.

For enquiry, please call 28306011 or 28306069 or email to ecpd@hkics.org.hk.

 

Myanmar Investors Development Association - Myanmar Investment Forum 2017 (6-7 June 2017)

The Myanmar Investment Forum 2017 is the inaugural forum organized by the Myanmar Investors Development Association ("MIDA"), which will be held on 6-7 June 2017 at Myanmar International Convention Centre II, Naypyitaw, Myanmar.  A two-day Forum will bring together leading Government Officials and representatives of local and international businesses to explore and discuss possible investment opportunities in Myanmar.

The Forum is expected to be attended by the State Counsellor, high government officials, the Diplomatic Corps in Yangon, including Commercial Counsellors, both local and international entrepreneurs and investors and other participants presently involved and planning to be involved in the development of Myanmar economy.  Nine substantive sessions on various topics are planned.

This is an event not to be missed.  For more details, please contact Hong Kong Macau and Myanmar Chamber of Commerce & Industry at secretariat@hkmmcci.org or by phone at +852 2529 3800.

 

ACCA Hong Kong Annual Conference: Redefining Businesses for the New Normal

Date: 10 June 2017
Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm (Registration at 8:30pm)
Fee: HKSI Institute Member: HK$1,600
Non Member: HK$2,000
Guest of Honour: Mr Paul Chan, Financial Secretary, The Government of HKSAR
Language: Cantonese
Award: 7.5 CPD
Venue: Conrad Hong Kong, The Grand Ballroom, LL, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong


This is an evolving new world of networked individuals empowered by internet and mobile technology. Digital natives continue to rise up their career ladder and begin to take up more important roles in various organisations, including those in the accounting industry. These companies will have to adapt to a more digital lifestyle, one that millennials are accustomed to, and adopt mobile accounting practices as the new normal.

ACCA Hong Kong’s Annual Conference will discuss the trends and likely future developments that will shape the way accounting professionals operate. As the industry is experiencing profound changes as they embrace new technologies, the conference shall explore evolving sustainable and competitive business models, as well as risk management.

For details, please click here.

For any enquiries on enrolments, please contact our Event Secretariat, Mastermind Events Ltd, at +852 2114 2811 or by email at acca@mastermindevents.com.hk .


Hong Kong Trade Development Council – Belt and Road Summit 2017

Date: 11 September 2017
Fee: Standard Fee: HK$2,400
HKSI Institute Member: HK$1,680
Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

 

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will again jointly organise the second edition of the Belt and Road Summit on 11 September in Hong Kong, to further pursue the immense opportunities brought by this important Initiative, and riding on the success of its debut, under the theme of "From Vision to Action". The Summit this year will feature insights of senior officials of related economies and case studies highlighting Hong Kong's role in helping companies to unlock the massive Belt-Road opportunities. The full-day programme will comprise a high-level symposium with panel sessions, thematic breakout forums, a keynote luncheon, as well as an investment and business-matching session.

For the latest programme details, please visit www.beltandroadsummit.hk.

 

Israel day at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited

Date:

18 May 2017

Time:

1:30pm – 8:00pm

Fee:

HKSI Institute Member: HK$400
Non Member: HK$500

Language:

English

Venue:

The Exchange Auditorium
The Exchange Exhibition Hall
1/F., One & Two Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong

ng Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited ("HKEX"), the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, PwC, Meitav Dash and Weinstock Zecler & Co are jointly presenting a half-day event to discuss Hong Kong's pivotal role as the premier international listing and venture capital fund raising gateway in Asia for Israeli enterprises.

Israel has one of the largest pool of startup companies globally, second only to the US. This event will showcase company profiles within a visiting Israeli delegation incorporating a wide variety of industries. The delegation is visiting Hong Kong to connect with professional legal and financial advisors and the investor community, including both private equity and venture capital, in Hong Kong. Through a panel discussion moderated by the HKEX, representatives from an Israeli investment bank, Israeli law firm, Israeli accounting firm and a Hong Kong buy-side association will discuss relevant issues relating to offshore listings of Israeli companies and inbound investments in Israel.

Registration will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Registration deadline is 10 March 2017 (Friday). Please complete and return this Registration Form (link to attachment) together with your payment to ACFE HK by:

Registration:
Please click here to register before noon on 15 May 2017.

Enquiries:
Jessica Wong | Tel: +852 2289 1553 | Email: jessica.sl.wong@hk.pwc.com
Sylvia Leung | Tel: +852 2289 8615 | Email: sylvia.hf.leung@hk.pwc.com