SUPPORTED EVENTS

Global Town Hall: Sustainability

May 11, 2022 - May 11, 2022
08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

Virtual

You’re invited to join us for our Global Town Hall on Sustainability on 11 May 2022
With a distinguished panel of experts coming together, including Advance GameChangers and Australian industry experts, the discussion will focus on the opportunities for Australia to take action on the climate now and into the future.

This will be an insightful and thought-provoking event, acknowledging that climate change is the driver behind Australia’s recent extreme weather events. The panel will discuss steps that Australia can take in reducing the severity of the looming crisis and why Australia is most vulnerable to climate change.

OUR SPEAKERS AND PRESENTERS (so far...)

  • Saul Griffith - successful inventor, author and founder of multiple companies and non-profits.  "Electrify" is Saul's latest book, advocating we electrify everything we do
  • Nicole Iseppi - strong advocate for accelerating pragmatic solutions to address global energy and industry transition in order to achieve net zero trajectory
  • Caroline Angoorly - with specific expertise in building and running clean energy and sustainable infrastructure businesses and funds
  • Professor Quentin Grafton - works as a Professor of Economics and Director of the Food, Energy, Environment and Water Network at the Australian National University
  • Hudson Worsley - with strong experience in sustainable development, he is focused on centralised planning, designing and implementing of customised sustainable solutions
  • Athena Savvas - Sustainability and Projects Manager at M.J. Bale and passionate do gooder!



Challenges and Opportunities for Australian Businesses in Hong Kong Post COVID and Beyond

May 16, 2022 - May 16, 2022
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Victory Offices, International Tower III, Level 25, 300 Barangaroo Avenue, Sydney

Challenges and Opportunities for Australian Businesses in Hong Kong Post COVID and Beyond

Presented by Invest Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand

Topics covered:

  • Continuation of common law system and institutions
  • Connectivity with Greater Bay Area
  • Reinvigorated platform for mainland China
  • Fintech and technology incubation and acceleration
  • Reopening of Chinese economy and outbound activity
  • Maintenance of low tax system, free port, independent tradeable currency and leading financial centre.

Speakers: 

Brett Stewien & Phillip Georgiou, Partners, Georgiou Payne Stewien LLP

Gary Tok, Group Chief Commercial Officer, Tricor Global

Richard Beattie, CEO, Tricor Australia

Dr Luc De Leonardis, Head Investment Promotion, ANZ, InvestHK

RSVP: Joyce Ho - joyce.ho@gpslegal.asia 

 



A Practical Guide for Setting Up in the GBA via Hong Kong

May 17, 2022 - May 17, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Virtual

The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) has been seen by many as one of the most attractive regions in the world for high-value businesses. How can businesses capitalise on these opportunities?

InvestHK and PwC will be releasing a joint publication titled “A Practical Guide for Setting Up in the GBA via Hong Kong”, which provides an overview of investment landscape in the GBA, practical tips, case studies, and FAQs with useful insights to help you tap into the GBA market.

Please join our webinar where InvestHK together with PwC subject matter experts and industry representatives will share our findings in the publication and latest updates in the GBA and Hong Kong.

Highlights of the webinar include:
• Overview of investment landscape of the GBA cities and special economic zones
• Major business opportunities in the GBA and the strategic role that Hong Kong plays in its development
• Practical tips on how to set up business in Hong Kong and Mainland China
• Successful case sharing to showcase how companies leverage Hong Kong to enter the GBA



2022 Community Business Virtual Awards Ceremony

May 26, 2022 - May 26, 2022
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Virtual

AustCham is delighted to be a supporting organisation of the 2022 Community Business Awards. The winners for the 2022 Community Business Awards will be announced at the Virtual Awards Ceremony sponsored by Citi on Thursday 26 May. The event will feature an inspiring keynote speaker as well as exclusive entertainment from across the region. The 2022 Community Business Awards is the market’s most valued, credible and rigorous awards for the celebration of responsible and inclusive business practices and employee wellbeing in Asia. These Awards shine a spotlight on and drive the wider adoption of best practice.

Individual tickets for this event are free of charge but come with a suggested donation of US$50 to help Community Business as a not-for-profit sustain their work across Asia.

Don’t miss this chance to celebrate the advances and achievements in responsible and inclusive business and employee wellbeing in Asia at this inspiring and fun-filled event!