Hong Kong

Hong Kong government offers HK$1bn coronavirus subsidy

The Hong Kong government is offering a subsidy of just over HK$1bn (USD$130m) to subsidise exhibition and convention organisers and delegates in the region.

Hong Kong: association insists events will go ahead, despite major cancellation

The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association has released a statement assuring visitors and exhibitors that trade exhibitions and conferences in Hong Kong are running ‘smoothly and without interruption’, as large-scale political protests that began in March remain on-going.  “Hong Kong is a welcoming city for investors and visitors,” continued the statemen...

Hong Kong protests escalate as hundreds of thousands rally for democracy

Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong at the weekend.

Hong Kong protests now reach airport terminal leading to flight cancellations

Hong Kong’s mass demonstrations continue and are now impacting international flights, with departing flights being cancelled, as anti-government protests hit Hong Kong’s main terminal over the weekend.

Shows go on, but 200 flights cancelled amid Hong Kong unrest

Over 200 flights were cancelled in Hong Kong on Monday 5 August amid calls for a general strike and demonstrators and mobs continuing to cause unrest in the Asian financial hub.

HKCEC embarks on five-year renovation project

The management company of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited (HML), has embarked on major new renovations at the facilities.

Drop off in Hong Kong numbers ‘less than expected’, despite US-China trade war

The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) has released results from its 2018 survey of the exhibition activities in Hong Kong.

CMW’s delegate reporter on Hong Kong mob violence

Unchecked mob violence in Hong Kong over the weekend could put into jeopardy the city’s reputation as a safe and efficient meetings and events destination, at least in the short term.