The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) reports that its fiscal year 2017-2018 (July 2017 to June 2018) saw 1,061 events take place at the venue, including 166 international and local conferences and 118 exhibitions.
Total attendances at all events totalled 8.2m and conference topics covered topics including start-up, franchising, diving and resorts, technology for the elderly, finance, medical science, cloud technology, amusement and theme parks.
Seven new exhibitions and 69 new conferences were held at the venue during the year including the 33rd Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Congress, and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Annual Conference 2018.
A total of 23 awards and certificates were won by the venue over the year, in recognition of service quality, community service, and environmental protection.
Ms Monica Lee-Müller, managing director of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited (HML), the professional and private management company of the HKCEC, commented: “We are proud of the results, but we would not rest on our laurels. We continue to look for opportunities to improve and share our success with our business partners, staff members and community at large. The commitment is reflected in the 30th anniversary slogan: Breakthrough‧Advance Together. A series of infrastructure and technological upgrade are already in progress.”
Caption: The Belt & Road Summit was successfully held at the HKCEC, with participation of over 5,000 delegates from many countries and regions.