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Smart tech makes great business – SmartBiz Expo 2019

The HKTDC SmartBiz Expo is a one-stop platform for enterprises, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs), to explore market opportunities and trends in business transformation and upgrade through innovation, creativity and the application of technology and design.

In 2018, SmartBiz Expo featured a total of more than 500 exhibitors from 30 countries and regions, who came to showcase their innovative ideas and worldwide business opportunities. The Expo was held in parallel with the HKTDC Hong Kong International Franchising Show (HKIFS), and the two events attracted more than 12,000 visitors from 64 countries and regions during the three-day fair period.

What to Expect from SmartBiz Expo

  • Intelligence: Find the latest technological and creative business solutions and ideas and look for partnership opportunities through the exhibition and seminar programmes.
  • Inspiration: Inspiration will flow from start-ups pitching, inventors and tech-focused demonstrations and meetings with experts to discuss innovative ideas.
  • Interaction: Develop connections with potential partners from around the world through a series of networking events and business matching sessions.

Fair Highlights

This year’s Expo has adopted the theme of “Smart tech makes great business”. The exhibition will focus on three main business areas, namely Smart City, Smart Living and Smart Commerce, to let SMEs explore the business opportunities presented by high-speed connectivity.

  • Smart City: A display of the latest smart technology that addresses urban challenges and inspires city innovation.
  • Smart Living: An exploration of how smart technologies – IoT, cybersecurity, HealthTech, InsurTech and travel tech – are reshaping daily life.
  • Smart Commerce: A showcase of the latest developments and trends on cross-border e-commerce, AI for customer experience enhancement, smart retailing and digital marketing.

Five zones are featured at the 2019 Expo, each of which focuses on an area that can help SMEs adjust to the fundamental shifts that are changing the nature of business and transforming the way we live.

The Tech Zone features a wealth of exhibitors showcasing the latest innovations and solutions, from virtual reality, augmented reality, IoT and FinTech to blockchain and a whole lot more. Meanwhile, inventions from around the world are displayed at the Invention Zone, and The Boosters highlights a broad range of services, including IT, security systems and services in marketing, real estate and design that underpin successful modern businesses.

In line with the HKTDC’s commitment to foster forward-looking, cutting-edge new companies, the Start-up Zone features a range of innovative tech start-ups from Hong Kong and overseas. At the Global Opportunities Zone, visitors can explore worldwide business and investment opportunities, including economic hotspots in the ASEAN, along the Belt and Road and in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

Fast Facts

Fair Date & Time: 4-5/12/2019 (Wed-Thu): 0930 – 18:00

6/12/2019 (Fri): 10:00 – 18:00

 

Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

 

Admission: Free admission. Trade visitors aged 18 or above only

 

Organiser:

 

Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Website: http://m.hktdc.com/fair/smartbizexpo

 

 

Free admission. Register now!

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