New event dedicated to virtual business will be an industry highlight and help businesses GO virtual to capture unlimited online opportunities
HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 24 March 2021 – 2020 had been hard for Hong Kong’s business communities, yet the difficulties have fueled the growth of virtual businesses in Hong Kong, and opened doors of online opportunities to those who dare take on the digital challenge. In anticipation of the rebound of business activities led by virtual businesses, Baobab Tree Event Management Co., Ltd. (BTE) announced today that BTE is joining forces with CP Exhibition Ltd. (CPE), together with co-organizer GS1 Hong Kong Ltd. (GS1 HK), to organize the first edition of GOVirtual Business Expo & Conference (GOVirtual Expo), to be held on 10-12 June 2021 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, to help the GOVirtual transformation of businesses in the region and support their post pandemic recovery. As the anchor conference co-located with the Expo, the 20th edition of GS1 Hong Kong Summit will also be held on 10 June with a compelling lineup of speakers.
Baobab Tree Event Management Company Limited
Founded in 2011, Baobab Tree Event Management Co., Ltd. (BTE) is a multi-disciplinary event & exhibition specialist headquartered in Hong Kong with branches in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. BTE offers a complete array of value-driven project management services from strategy consultation to concept development to planning to execution. BTE takes great pride in being a strategic partner to its clients, contributing its expertise and capabilities to the success of more than 20 large-scale exhibitions and mega events annually.
BTE manages some of the world’s leading tradeshows and events, such as InfoComm China – Asia’s number 1 Pro-AV Communications exhibition (www.infocomm-china.com), International Electronics Circuit Exhibition by HKPCA – largest PCB & EA exhibition in the world (www.hkpcashow.org), Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival – Asia’s largest wine & food event, International Chinese New Year Night Parade – Hong Kong ‘s most attended public spectator event; and co-organizes two of Asia’s foremost health & green living trade shows: LOHAS Expo (www.lohasexpohk.com) and Vegetarian Food Asia (www.vegfoodasia.com).
CP Exhibition Limited
CP Exhibition Ltd. (CP) has been a leading organizer of industrial and consumer trade shows in Hong Kong for over 40 years. Since its establishment in 1976, CP has organized nearly 400 trade exhibitions in China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and the Philippines in over 20 topics.
CP launched its first exhibition, “USA Electronics”, in Guangzhou, China in 1980, followed by the very successful biennial “Beijing Aviation” between 1984 and 2013. In 1991, CP launched the “SaigonTex & SaigonFabric – Textile/Garment Machinery and Fabric Expo”, which has now grown to become the largest international exhibition in Vietnam. Between 2006 and 2008, CP joined the Hong Kong Trade Development Council to launch the “Hong Kong International Medical & Healthcare Fair.” CP also launched the first “Philippine Garment Industry and Textile Expo” in Manila in 2018.
GS1 Hong Kong Limited
Founded by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce in 1989, GS1 Hong Kong (GS1 HK) is the local chapter of GS1®, which provides global supply chain standards (product identification key and barcode) and a full spectrum of standard-based platforms, solutions and services that support companies’ digitization to enhance supply chain transparency and efficiency, ensure product authenticity, and facilitate online and offline commerce.
Currently, GS1 HK has around 8,000 corporate members covering close to 20 industries including retail consumer goods, food and food services, healthcare, apparel, logistics as well as information and technology. By engaging with communities of trading partners, industry organisations, government, and technology providers, GS1 HK is fostering a collaborative ecosystem with the vision of “Smarter Business, Better Life”.
Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, GS1® is a not-for-profit, standards organisation that has 115 national chapters serving 150 economies globally.
Established on 8 Dec 2006, KORNERSTONE, a renowned professional training provider and educational event producer in Asia, has over 10 years of experience in providing professional programs to individuals and corporate members. With the letter K stands for Knowledge, KORNERSTONE has a strong belief that knowledge is the cornerstone of success for every business.
TRAINOCATE becomes the major stakeholder of KORNERSTONE in January 2017. Combined, the companies possess 30 years of experience in delivering superior professional development training programs and events in info-tech, finance, and management across Asia including Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Hong Kong, China, Thailand and Vietnam.
Angel Investment Foundation
Association of Cloud and Mobile Computing Professionals (ACMCP)
Communications Association of Hong Kong (CAHK)
E-Commerce Association of Hong Kong Limited
Federation of Hong Kong Industries (FHKI)
Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (FinnCham HK)
Hong Kong Association of Freight Forwarding and Logistics (HAFFA)
Hong Kong Computer Society
Hong Kong Federation of E-Commerce
Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
Hong Kong Information Technology Federation
Hong Kong Retail Technology Industry Association (RTIA)
Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation
Hong Kong Sea Transport and Logistics Association Ltd
Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA)
IoT HK Association Limited
Meetings & Exhibitions Hong Kong
Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
Swiss Chamber of Commerce in HK
The Chamber of HK Logistics Industry
The Hong Kong Shippers’ Council