Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Hong Kong Trade Development Council

October 18, 2005 11:15 ET

Media Briefing on "Succeeding in China"

Invitation to media representatives for briefing with speakers of business seminar on "Succeeding in China" Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, City Editor, Media Editor, News Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 18, 2005) - Media Advisory

"Succeeding in China"

Canadian companies, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs), have been looking for viable ways to diversify their business into China. A seminar advising these aspiring Canadian enterprises on their "China business strategies" will be held this Thursday in Toronto. There will also be a media briefing immediately prior to the seminar for the speakers to meet the media:

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2005
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Venue: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, Level 700, Room 707,222 Bremner Blvd., Toronto

Who:

* Steve Alexander, Deputy Director, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
(Focus: Hong Kong+Pearl River Delta: China's Best Entry Point)

* Zhang Shun-Guang, Vice Mayor, Dongguan Municipal People's Government, China
(Focus: Dongguan: Platform for Canadian companies to capture business opportunities in China)

* Mike Rowse, Director-General, Invest Hong Kong
(Focus: Hong Kong as the springboard for Canadian companies' China business)

* Anthony Wong, Commissioner for Innovation and Technology, Hong Kong SAR Government (Focus: Springboarding technology for commercial success)

* Jay Leung, Managing Partner, IMC Capital Corporation
(Focus: Capitalizing on Hong Kong's fund raising role to execute your China investment and exit strategy)

* David Goldhar, Vice President, WowWee Ltd. (Robosapien success story)
(Focus: a successful business model for Canada + Hong Kong + Pearl River Delta = success in the world market)

* Leo Seewald, Partner, Goodmans
(Focus: Viable business structure for Canadian companies in the Pearl River Delta)

Immediately after the media briefing, media representatives are most welcome to attend the seminar entitled: "Hong Kong-Dongguan: Your Partners for Success in China" at the same venue (Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, Level 700).

Seminar website: http://www.tdctrade.com/canadaroadshow2005/

Requests for individual interviews of any of the above list of speakers are also welcome.

For more information, please contact

Andrew Yui, Director, Canada, Hong Kong Trade Development Council,
Tel: (416) 366-3594

IN: ECONOMY, FINANCE, INTERNATIONAL, TECHNOLOGY, TRADE

Contact Information

  • Andrew Yui, Director, Canada, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
    Primary Phone: 416-366-3594
    E-mail: andrew.yui@tdc.org.hk