The Government of Canada, represented by the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong & Macao, would like to invite companies to join the Canadian ICT Partnering Mission to Hong Kong, to be held April 12 – 16, 2020. This mission coincides with the HKTDC International ICT Expo, an annual ICT Trade Show in Hong Kong.
The application deadline is January 30, 2020.
Target companies, including start-ups, can be from a broad range of technologies including:
· Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
· Cyber Security and Data Protection
· Cloud-based Enterprise Applications
· Internet of Things
· Next-Gen Communications for verticals of Smart City, Retail, Healthcare, Financial Services and Wireless Communications
What Does the Mission Offer?
Mission delegates will benefit from a range of business programs organized by the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) in Hong Kong, with the aim of helping delegates gather information on market trends and opportunities, network with local contacts, and explore partnership opportunities in Hong Kong and the APAC region. The business program includes:
· A briefing session on market trends and opportunities.
· A personalized business matching service for those whose products fall into the areas listed above, subject to the TCS’s market potential assessment
(for panel exhibitors only).
· Site visits or partnering events at technology clusters in Hong Kong.
· An information counter at the Canadian Pavilion at ICT Expo 2020 (for panel exhibitors only).
· Access to conferences and seminars held concurrently with ICT Expo 2020.
How to Apply
· The participation fee is C$300 per company. Click HERE for the EOI and Application package. Application deadline is Thursday, January 30, 2020. Applications will be evaluated for suitability for the HK market and must be a TCS client.
· Successful applicants will be notified by the Consulate General of Canada on or before Friday, February 14, 2020.
· For further enquiries, please email Eunice Wong, Trade Commissioner, Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong.