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maandag 2 april 2018

Hong Kong: evenementen april en mei

Events Calendar
10 April - Creative Mixer
17 April - SME Academy: An Ex-Googler's Guide to Digital Marketing
18 April - Company visit: Hutchison Ports *Waiting list*
20 April - A New Cold War?
25 April - Hong Kong Smart City Blue Print under Review
16 May - 15th InterCham Connecting People Cocktail
In this week's newsletter 
News Flash
Other Events
New Members
Photo Gallery
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Creative Mixer
The Creative Committee of the Dutch Chamber organises a Creative Mixer: a get together of people from the creative industry, in the broadest sense of the word. 

Join us for a drink and mingle with fellow creatives!

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When: Tuesday 10 April, 6.30-8.30 PM
Venue: SohoFama, G/F, Block A, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central
Cost: Free of charge, buy your own drinks
SME Academy: An Ex-Googler's Guide to Digital Marketing
Digital marketing nowadays can be very complex and difficult to navigate. During this interactive workshop, Tina Goguia - Founder and Managing Director of Pandasia Digital and former Googler and Facebook employee - will teach the following:

- How to get started with Digital Marketing
- Available online channels (SEO, Social Media, AdWords, Analytics)
- How to measure performance

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When: Tuesday 17 April, 6.30-8.30 PM
Venue: Vistra, 19/F, Lee Garden One, 33 Hysan Avenue, Causeway Bay
Cost: HKD 150 (members) / HKD 250 (non-members), incl. drinks and snacks
Company visit: Hutchison Ports *Waiting list*
Join us for an exclusive company visit to Hutchison Ports, the world's leading port network. This visit will include:
- Introduction to Hong Kong Port and Hutchison Ports global footprint
- Visit to Hutchison Ports HIT's Control Tower
- Presentation on HIT's Next Generation Terminal Management System
- Kwai Tsing Container Port container yard tour
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When: Wednesday 18 April, 4.30-5.30 PM
Venue: Hutchison Ports, Terminal 4, Container Port Road South Kwai Chung
Cost: Free of charge

A New Cold War?
Michael Every is back with a new interesting topic. This year he will zoom in on the historical political-economic look at how we got to the current state of US-China tensions, where we go next, and what it means for all of us.
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When: Friday 20 April 2018, 8.00-9.30 AM
Venue: Rabobank, 32/F, Three Pacific Place, 1 Queen's Road East, Hong Kong
Cost: HKD 170 (members) / HKD 280 (non-members), incl. breakfast
Hong Kong Smart City Blue Print under Review
In December 2017 the Hong Kong government presented the Hong Kong Smart City Blue Print. The Environment & Energy Business Council of the European Chamber presents in April a position paper with a review of the measures proposed to create a Smart Environment and profound recommendations on how to make Hong Kong more sustainable. The Chairman, Tom Uiterwaal, will present the views of the European Business Community on how to make Hong Kong a world class sustainable smart city. 
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When: Wednesday 25 April, 12.30-2.00 PM
Venue: KPMG, 8/F, Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong
Cost: HKD 150 (members) / HKD 280 (non-members), incl. lunch
15th InterCham Connecting People Cocktail
Join us at Zafran for the 15th edition of the InterCham Connecting People Cocktail and mingle with guest from all Chambers of Commerce. 
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When: Wednesday 16 May 2018, 6.00-9.00 PM
Venue: Zafran, Basement, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
Cost: HKD 330 (members) / HKD 450 (non-members), incl. 2 drinks and canapes
News Flash
Dutch Chamber is looking for one more member to join the Board of Directors!

The Board of Directors is looking for a new member with a special focus on (new) membership strategy and execution. If you are interested in being (more) actively involved in the Dutch Chamber, a keen networker and eager to find all those potential new members, we look forward to hearing from you!

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Vacancy: General Manager European Chamber HK

The General Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, including the management of the office. The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of tasks, exceedingly well organized and flexible, and will enjoy the challenges of supporting a small office of diverse people and programs. The candidate should be able to professionally represent the Chamber to internal constituencies, the government and the broader Hong Kong business community. 
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Two tier tax rate comes into effect on April 1

The two-tiered profits tax rates regime will be applicable to any year of assessment commencing on or after April 1, 2018. The profits tax rate for the first $2 million of profits of corporations will be lowered to 8.25 per cent. Profits above that amount will continue to be subject to the tax rate of 16.5 per cent. For unincorporated businesses (i.e. partnerships and sole proprietorships), the two-tiered tax rates will correspondingly be set at 7.5 per cent and 15 per cent. A tax-paying corporation or unincorporated business may save up to $165,000 and $150,000 each year respectively. 
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Other events supported by Dutch Chamber
Internet Economy Summit

The IES brings together top global and local thought leaders to explore directions and strategies in capturing endless opportunities arising from the propelling internet economic growth. Renowned industry leaders and experts will discuss and share their exclusive and inspirational insights on how today's businesses can harness the internet-led growth in the new economy. 
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Belt and Road Summit

The Belt and Road Summit brings together senior government officials, representatives of international institutions, business leaders and industry experts from countreis along and beyond the Belt and Road to exchange views on multilateral co-operation and explore new business opportunities arising from the Belt and Road Initiative. Special Offer to the Dutch Chamber of Hong Kong's members and refererrals applies. 
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New Members of the Dutch Chamber
Pieter Paul Wittgen
Gold Member
Willem Jan Hoogland
Triple Eight Limited
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