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donderdag 17 november 2016

Hong Kong: Upcoming Events & News





Events Calendar
17 November - Creative Talk: Art & Wine Pairing
22 November - FinTech Series:
Asset & Wealth Management
24 November - InterSME: Cross Border E-Commerce
24 November - 63rd InterCham YP Cocktail
6 December - Cyber Security Seminar
15 December - SME Christmas Cocktail 2016
24 March 2017 - DutchCham Business Awards
Reaching for the Stars
 
In this week's newsletter 
News Flash
Other Events
New Members
Photo Gallery
Contact Us
 
NaturalHolland is the winner of the Shooting Star Award 2016!
 
Creative Talk: Art & Wine Pairing
 
After 8 years of working for a branding and design agency, Sarie Moolenburgh transformed her photography hobby into a full time job, working for various companies and brands. Sarie will tell about her passion for photography and will take us through the process of making each of her art pieces.
As every photograph has a story, so does wine, and the two go together very well. Therefore, Beta Wine Studio and Sarie teamed up to prepare an interesting wine and art pairing evening. Can you guess which wine matches with each photograph?
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When: Thursday 17 November, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Venue: Beta Wine Studio, Basement, 46 Elgin Street, Central
Cost: HKD 220 (Members) / HKD 320 (Non-Members), incl. wine & canapes
 
FinTech Series: Newest Trends in Asset & Wealth Management
 
Silicon Valley and Wall Street share a hot new market. Smart devices have lowered the barriers to entry for Fintech startups, which are enjoying a flood of global investment. Fintechs are tapping into lingering mistrust from the financial crisis, as well as introducing algorithmic services that challenge traditional advisory models. Meanwhile, Silicon Valley firms are moving into distribution, generating a perfect storm of disruption for incumbents.
Join us to hear more about these developments and how wealth and asset managers can adapt at our newest Fintech talk with Jeroen Buwalda, Partner at EY.
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When: Tuesday 22 November, 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Venue: EY, 12/F, Citic Tower, 1 Tim Mei Avenue, Admiralty
Cost: HKD 150 (Members) / HKD 300 (Non-Members), including lunch
 
InterSME: Cross Border E-Commerce
 
During this InterSME Breakfast Seminar our expert speakers will help you better understand:
- the current China e-market and how to cross-border e-commerce works;
- platforms and tools that you can use;
- new government regulations and integrated tax policies that you need to be aware of;
- real case studies with success and failures that you can learn from.
Here is the chance to identify business opportunities in this attractive yet competitve growing market.
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When: Thursday 24 November, 8:00 - 10:00 AM
Venue: Harcourt Suite, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Cost: HKD 280 (Members) / HKD 450 (Non-Members) including breakfast
 
63rd InterCham Young Professionals' Cocktail
 
Join us at the 63rd InterCham Young Professionals' Cocktail.

Meet and mingle with hundreds of Young Professionals from 28 international business organisations in Hong Kong.

All proceeds will be donated to the InterCham Scholarship Fund.
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When: Thursday 24 November, 6:30 - 9:00 PM
Venue: PLAY, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central
Cost: HKD 220 (Members) / HKD 320 (Non-Members), incl 2 drinks & canapes
 
Cyber Security Seminar
 
Cyber attacks are growing at an enormous pace and your customers are concerned about this. Consumers say that a cyber security breach would stop them from using a business in the future. Should you be worried as an SME? After all, your company is not a big bank or large enterprise. 

In the Blue Arca Cyber Security workshop for SMEs we focus on you and your company. Our goal is to help you understand how to identify and protect your sensitive data, information and systems. Wel'll guide you through the process of balancing people, processes and technology, to effectively protect your business from reputational damage, disruption of your business and financial losses.
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When: Tuesday 6 December, 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Venue: Intertrust Office, 38/F, 3806, Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
Cost: HKD 150 (Members) / HKD 280 (Non-Members), incl drinks & food
 
SME Christmas Cocktail 2016
 
Join us at our annual SME Christmas Cocktail at 15 December. During this event five contestants will battle against each other on the soapbox for the famous Golden Christmas Hat and other great prizes.
Come and listen to their most successful/funny/unique business story and enjoy some authentic Snert (traditional Dutch soup) and other delicious delicacies at Orange Peel!
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When: Thursday 15 December, 7:00 - 9:30 PM
Venue: Orange Peel, Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38-44 D'Aguilar Street, Central
Cost: HKD 280 (Members) / HKD 400 (Non-Members), incl 2 drinks & food
 
DutchCham Business Awards - Reaching for the Stars
 
On Friday 24 March 2017, the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong will proudly host its bi-annual Business Awards Ceremony with a gala dinner.
The theme of this year's Business Awards festive evening will be Reaching for the Stars. We would like to shine a special light on entrepreneurs, who have started new businesses, to live their dreams and reach for the stars, as new businesses and innovation are curcial for the economic success of both Hong Kong and the Netherlands.

Business Awards can be won in the following categories:

- Young Talent Award
- New Business Award
- Sustainability Award
- Food & Beverage Award

We are currently seeking suitable companies or individuals to be considered for the awards and invite you to submit your application. Every member can nominate another member for any of the award categories. You may also apply yourself if you think you or your company qualifies!
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When: Friday 24 March
Venue: Park Lane Hotel
Cost: -
 
The Dutch Chamber is hiring!

Check out the job descriptions here.

 
News Flash
Soapbox Contest Shout Out

Apply now to be one of our five Contestants during the Soapbox Contest at our Christmas Cocktail!
The Challenge: Share your company's most successful/funny/unique story in 3 minutes and convince the audience why they should vote for you.
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Participation of Powerling at the 2016 Vendée Globe

The Vendée Globe is a solo, non-stop, around-the-world sailing race, departing from Les Sables d'Olonne, France. American skipper Rich Wilson's "Ocean Challenge Live!" educational program allows educators, students, sailors, seniors, families and those with asthma to follow the voyage closely. 
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Vion Food Group is looking for a Personal Assistant / Administrator

Netherlands based meat producer with sales offices in more than ten countries worldwide. Currently they are looking for candidates who are energetic, detail-oriented and a good team player to work in their Asia Pacific head office which is located in Wanchai, Hong Kong. 
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Other events supported by Dutch Chamber
14 Nov - 238 Surprise Dinner

At 16 November 238 the Grill celebrates its 3rd anniversary. At 14 November they offer a special '238 Suprise Dinner' for all Dutch Chamber members, including one glass of bubbles. Book your table now, limited seats available!
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New Members of the Dutch Chamber
Young Professional
Annabel Breakey
St James's Place
Overseas Member
Vincent Gorissen
Withuis Trade
 
Photo Gallery
Go to our website to check out all the pictures.
 
Contact Us

Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
Unit 2402B, 24th Floor
Great Eagle Centre
23 Harbour Road
Wan Chai
Hong Kong



 
 


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