BUD Fund Project - Synergising Hong Kong ICT Hub with Mainland Businesses (1 March 2013 to 28 Feb 2015)
Progress Update (June - August 2014)

  1. Overall progress

    Deliverable Progress Reference

    1. Project Website and Business Matching Directory

    - Over 400 users registered in Business Matching Directory

    - Project Website (www.hkitcs.hk)

    - Business Matching Directory www.hkitcs.hk/en/business-directory)

    2. Promotion video

    – Now viewable on smart phones...

    - http://www.hkitcs.hk/en/events/common-redirecting-page

    3. Promotion through China Magazine

    - Ad. placed on “商界” in July 2014 issue

    - https://www.facebook.com/HKISPA

    4. Promotion through China social media channel(s)

    - Baidu keyword search and banner display promotions have attracted over 5000 visits to our project website during this period. Visitors came from different cities all over China.

    5. Fourth Mainland Expo and Seminars (Yiwu, Zhejiang Province)

    - APEC Small & Medium Enterprises technology Conference and Fair in Yi Wu浙江省義烏市第八屆APEC(亞太經濟合作組織)中小企業技術交流暨展覽會 (19 – 22 June 2014)

    - Four participating companies: SunnyVision (香港新力訊數據中心); China Virtual Telecom (中國威信香港有限公司); 36 Cloud; DataMax OSI Ltd. (亞太環通)

    - Around 135 participants for the 2 seminars - Around 80 enquired or left name cards in the Expo

    - Around 61 registered in the Business Matching Directory of the project Website

    - Local TV & Media Coverage on the Event :

    • 浙江資訊港
    • 金華之聲
    • 浙江熱線
    • 浙江之窗
    • 科技之窗
    • 杭州熱線

    (Please see more details in section 2.1 below)

  2. Recent Event Highlights and Forward Plan

    2.1 The 8th APEC Small & Medium Enterprises Technology Conference and Fair第八屆APEC中小企業技術交流暨展覽會

    The second Eastern Mainland event was successfully completed at Yiwu where the delegation exhibited at the 8th APEC Small & Medium Enterprises Technology Conference and Fair.

    The event attracted coverage from the local TV station and our delegation was interviewed. They were featured on the local evening news and the Daily Business programme (see link below):

    http://v.ywcity.cn/folder96/folder107/2014/06/2014-06-2179104.html (can be viewed at 8:18 minute)

    In addition, six local newspapers/media reported on our event:






    In parallel to the expo event, the delegation held 2 consecutive seminars on the 19th and 20th.
    Keynote speaker

    Mr. Anthony Chung, Managing Director of 燕京行(深圳) gave a presentation on his experience with choosing data service provider and why he was using Hong Kong service providers. His presentation was 利用香港大數據庫優勢,為中小企拓品牌掘商機 which was in-line with the theme of the project and the expo. The whole presentation was well received by the audience.
    Our delegation was fortunate again this time when our booth was visited by high Yiwu officials at the opening day, which pulled a large crowd.

    Business Engagements

    Participating Hong Kong Service Providers
    In addition to the four participating companies mentioned in Section 1.5, the following
    companies/organisations also distributed their catalogues at the event:

    1.     OGCIO (香港特別行政區政府 政府資訊科技總監辦公室)
    2.     LuckyTone (全線通訊有限公司)

    2.2 Coming Mainland Events

    China Wuhan Periodicals Fair 中國(武漢)國際期刊交易博覽會18 – 21 Sept 2014Wuhan
    The 20th China Yiwu International commodities fairOct 2014Yiwu
    Expo + seminarsNov 2014 – Feb 2015 (Tentative)Wuhan