Marking its 10th Anniversary and Inauguration of the Youth Committee Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Association Hosts the 4th Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Awards Presentation Ceremony

HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 11 November 2022 – Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Association (GBWEA) is a leading women’s chamber of commerce in Hong Kong. Driven by its vision ─ “Two sides of the strait; Women unite as one family; Exploring business opportunities; Giving back to society” ─ it strives to unite female entrepreneurs. GBWEA proudly presented the 4th Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Awards Presentation Ceremony today (11 November). On this special occasion of GBWEA’s 10th anniversary Ms. Katherine Cheung, President of GBWEA, looked back on the association’s accomplishments over the last decade. She also shared GBWEA’s long-term vision for the future as well as the ideals and aspirations of the newly established youth committee. Her speech received fervent response from an audience of more than 100 distinguished businesswomen.

The group photo of the 4th Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Awards Presentation Ceremony

GBWEA was delighted to have Ms. Alice Mak, SBS, JP, Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, the HKSAR Government, to present the awards at the ceremony. While cheering for every female entrepreneur who has enjoyed success by dint of wisdom and perseverance, they celebrated the 10th anniversary of GBWEA which has brought greater acclaim and recognition to Hong Kong’s women entrepreneurs over the last ten years. The two ladies encouraged more women to strive for business success. Ms. Katherine Cheung, President of GBWEA, said in her speech at the presentation ceremony, “Celebrating our 10th anniversary, we will roll out a series of events this year, including Child Care Month and “Friends of the Road” charity screening. I hope to see GBWEA advancing to a new level in the future.” On this happy occasion, she also announced the inauguration of GBWEA’s youth committee which aims to serve a growing population of young women who have emerged and excel in the bold new age of technology. The committee will organise various activities to support young women entrepreneurs’ business startup dreams.

The 4th Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Awards have been supported by an eminent panel of judges who are seasoned and insightful leaders of their individual fields. They include Dr. Bernard Chan, JP, Under Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Bureau; Ms. Maggie Chan, MH, JP, All-China Women’s Federation Executive Committee Member / President of All-China Women’s Federation Hong Kong Delegates Association Limited; Dr. Sophia Kao, GBS, SBS, JP, Director of Bay Area Hong Kong Centre; Mr. Dennis Chow, Chairman of Deloitte Asia Pacific; Professor Anthony Wu, GBS, JP, National Standing Committee Member, Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, of which Ms. Pansy Ho, SBS, JP, Chairperson of Hong Kong Federation of Women and Ms. June Leung, Executive Director of BExcellent Group were the Honorary Awardees of the Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Awards.

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Established in 2012, GBWEA was the first trade organisation in Hong Kong aiming at bringing together business women from diverse occupations. Founding members were women entrepreneurs and women senior executives actively engaged in local industries, businesses, professional and service sectors, who care for the business environment in Hong Kong, their own career development, and the exploration of further opportunities within Greater China. GBWEA is committed in helping members build business networks and develop business platforms both within Hong Kong and in the Greater China region. It is also keen on becoming a bridge of communication between various departments of the HKSAR government. By hosting various events, GBWEA keeps members abreast of the current business environment and latest government policies in Hong Kong, while collecting feedback on policies related to the economy, businesses and SMEs. To date, GBWEA has signed collaboration agreements with various partners, including among others Guangdong Women Entrepreneur Association and Taiwan Women Entrepreneur Association, serving more than 7,000 members on both sides of the strait. Official website of GBWEA:

Supporting organisations of the Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Awards

  • Deloitte Global
  • Hong Kong Brand Development Council
  • Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
  • Hong Kong Productivity Council
  • Hong Kong Trade Development Council
  • Hong Kong Young Industrialists Council
  • The Y. Elites Association
  • Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
  • Guangdong Province Women’s Federation
Media partner – Hong Kong Economic Times