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woensdag 8 november 2017

Hong Kong: Events & News 2017

Events Calendar
7 November - Creative Lunch: ALT-254
9 November - China Seminar 2017
14 November - InterSME Breakfast on Sustainability
15 November - Wealth & Wine
16 November - ABN AMRO Golf Tournament
17 November - The Netherlands - Belt and Road
22 November - Leading across cultures
28 November - InterCham YP Cocktail
29 November - Predict disruptive technologies
30 November - Bankers Dinner
14 December - Christmas Cocktail
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Creative Lunch: ALT-254
Join us for a creative lunch at ALT-254, to get an unique insight into architecture. This interactive talk will be hosted by Parner Vincent McIlduff and Head of Design Saul Smeding. Vincent and Saul both have an extensive background working with the world renowned Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas (OMA) in Rotterdam and Hong Kong.
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When: Tuesday 7 November, 12.30-2.00 PM
Venue: ALT-254, 7/F, Wing Hing Commercial Building, 16 Sutherland Street, Sheung Wan
Cost: HKD 150 (members), HKD 250 (non-members), including lunch
China Seminar 2017 - China: a continent in itself
This year we focus on the vast and varied geographic expanse that makes China almost a continent in itself. During this dinner seminar we will have a panel discussion that provides better insight into the inter-cultural differences in China to understand what drives the market. This will not only help you to grasp and explain these differences, but also to tailor your own market strategies.
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When: Thursday 9 November, 6.30-10.30 PM
Venue: Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Cost: HKD 800 (members), HKD 950 (non-members)
InterSME Breakfast Seminar: Small Business, Big Impact
Worldwide, SMEs account for approximately 90% of businesses and therefore play a crucial role in achieving a more sustainable world. During this InterSME Breakfast Seminar on sustainability, our expert panel will offer inspiration as well as practical solutions on how SMEs can make sustainability work in their advantage.
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When: Tuesday 14 November, 8.00-10.00 AM
Venue: KPMG, Prince's Building, 8/F, 10 Chater Road, Central
Cost: HKD 150 (members) / HKD 250 (non-members), incl. breakfast
Wealth & Wine: Financial planning for Young Professionals
During this interactive workshop our experts will describe the core components of financial planning most relevant to Young Professionals to get you on your path to financial health & wealth. Afterwards, you can discuss what you've learned and mingle with fellow YP's on the Tartine rooftop, while enjoying wine and canapes. 

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When: Wednesday 15 November, 7.00-9.00 PM
Venue: Tartine, 38 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central
Cost: HKD 150 (members) / HKD 200 (non-members), incl. 2 wines and canapes
ABN AMRO Dutch Chamber Golf Tournament 2017
Be part of our annual tradition and expand your network at this unique golf tournament with prize giving ceremony on the water!

All proceeds will go to Foodlink Foundation Ltd. Hong Kong's leading hunger relief charity.
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When: Thursday 16 November, 10.00 AM - 8.30 PM
Venue: Kau Sai Chau Golf Course
Cost: HKD 200 (members only)
The Netherlands - Belt and Road Development and Opportunities
China and the Netherlands have established a trade relation via the ancient Maritime Silk Road since the 15th century. Nowadays, interconnection and mutual trade between the two countries is not confined to the Maritime Silk Road. The Netherlands is the home to Europe's largest port – Port of Rotterdam. It is a connecting point between the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road and the Silk Road Economic Belt, the two main components of China's "Belt and Road Initiative". The presentation on "The Netherlands - Belt and Road Development and Opportunities" will not only enable participants to understand the latest developments of the Netherlands, but also know about the country's role in the "Belt and Road Initiative".

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When: Friday 17 November 2017, 2.00 PM
Venue: HKUST Business School Central, 15/F Hong Kong Club Building, 3A Chater Road, Central
Cost: Free of charge, by registration
Leading across cultures
Hong Kong is a multi-cultural society and a city where leaders can experience many contrasting habits and attitudes. Leading Across Cultures requires us to expand our worldview and consider differences of every kind, including corporate cultures and professional groups. Join us for discussions and sharing experiences on Leading Across Cultures with Case Everaert of Black Isle Group and Bart de Wit of Bluwater Consultants. 
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When: Wednesday 22 November, 6.30-8.30 PM
Venue: CUHK Business School Town Centre, 1/F, Bank of America Tower, 12 Harcourt Road, Admiralty
Cost: HKD 150 (members) / HKD 280 (non-members), incl. drinks and snacks
66th InterCham Young Professionals Cocktail
Join us at the 66th edition of the InterCham Young Professionals Cocktail on the 28th of November and mingle with YPs from all Chambers in Hong Kong. All proceeds will be donated to InterCham Scholarship Fund.
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When: Tuesday 28 November, 6.30-9.00 PM
Venue: Jinjuu, UG/F, 32 D'Aguilar Street, Central
Cost: HKD 220 (members), HKD 320 (non-members), including 2 drinks
HUMANIFICATION: Predict disruptive technologies
Imagine being able to spot the next big wave of change in your industry. Imagine having a code that gives you the pwoer to invent, predict or harness the next big technology. Christian, a futurist tech-entrepreneur speaker, identifies these game-changing trends and turns them into competitive advantage. He challenges you to think and act like a surfer helping to recognise and transfrom disruptive threats into disruptive opportunities.
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When: Wednesday 29 November, 8.00-9.30 AM
Venue: Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Innovation Lab, 13/F, One Exchange Square, Central
Cost: HKD 250 (members) / HKD 350 (non-members), incl. breakfast
Bankers Dinner
The Finance Committee of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce is proud to invite financial executives to its 4th Annual Bankers Dinner. We are honoured to have Mr Eric Smit as our keynote speaker. Mr Eric Smit is journalist/social entrepreneur with a specific interest in the flows of money and most of all: gripping stories. As co-founer of Follow The Money, he strives for transparency and justice in a world that is ever more controlled by economic motives. 
In line with tradition, attendants will also compete for the Dutch Banker of the Year Award!

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When: Thursday 30 November 2017, 7.00-11.00 PM *NEW DATE*
Venue: The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Cost: HKD 950 (Members) / HKD 1150 (Guests)
Christmas Cocktail
Join us at our annual SME Christmas Cocktail on Thursday 14 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 drinks and Dutch snacks at Mokum! 
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When: Thursday 14 December, 7.00-9.30 PM
Venue: Mokum, 43-45 Wyndham Street, Central
Cost: HKD 280 (members) / HKD 400 (non-members), incl. 2 drinks and snacks
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Oxfam Trail Walker - 100 KM race

This year, two Dutch CWS teams (including several Dutch Chamber members) will participate in the Oxfam Trail Walker, a 100 km endurance race on the Maclehose trail in Hong Kong. 
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Other events supported by Dutch Chamber
China Business Week 2017

Wil je succesvol de Chinese markt betreden? Kom 6 t/m 9 november naar de China Business Week in Den Haag, Zwolle, Den Bosch en Maastricht. Adviseurs voorzien je van praktische informatie, tips & tricks en contacten voor jouw specifieke onderwerp.
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The 18th Hong Kong Forum

Members of the Dutch Chamber are welcome to join two sessions at the Hong Kong Froum with free admission: 'China's Window to the World' seminar and the Young Executive Programme. This takes place on 5 and 6 December at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More information can be found online. 
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New Members of the Dutch Chamber
Associate Member
Reinoud Kimman
Chimborazo Beheer
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Great Eagle Centre
23 Harbour Road
Wan Chai
Hong Kong