On 18th February, CPC Central Committee and State Council officially published the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong S.A.R.), the Macao Special Administrative Region (Macao S.A.R.) as well as the provincial government of Guangdong Province have also organized seminars to jointly discuss the opportunities this plan can bring. As the only financial institution from Hong Kong being a global strategic partner of World Economic Forum, AMTD Group hosted the ”Greater Bay Area Night”, “Greater Bay Area Young Entrepreneur Day” for the first time in the history of WEF Annual Meeting in Davos, presenting on this global stage the Greater Bay Area’s development and achievement, especially the dreams, passion, and innovative power of its young entrepreneurs.
AMTD · Greater Bay Area Night
On 23 January, with great effort by the AMTD team, the “AMTD · Greater Bay Area Night” was successfully held. Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong S.A.R., Guohui Wen, the Mayor of Guangzhou City, Ren Xuefeng, Deputy Secretary of Chongqing Municipal Committee, former Deputy Secretary of Guangdong Provincial Party Committee and Secretary of Guangzhou Municipal Party Committee, Dai Dongchang, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Transport of China attended this event, together with more than 300 elites from around the world representing the political, business, academic, media and other discipline from different regions, witnessed the Greater Bay Area’s development and achievements. The “AMTD · Greater Bay Night” is, in the 50 years’ history of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, the first to use the “Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macau Greater Bay Area” as a theme, with representatives from the two key cities in the Greater Bay Area giving a speech to the audience, namely the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong S.A.R. and the Mayor of the Guangzhou City, and is supported by the Greater Bay Area enterprises; this is also a first for Greater Bay Area enterprises to showcase to the world the development opportunity and achievements of the Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macau Greater Bay Area during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos.
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news.gov.hk’s report on “AMTD · Greater Bay Area Night” (English)
news.gov.hk’s report on “AMTD · Greater Bay Area Night” (Chinese)
AMTD · Greater Bay Area Young Entrepreneur Day
In the evening of 22 January, AMTD, together with Greater Bay Area Investment Group and technological and innovative companies in the region such as Royole, iFlytek, DayDayCook, GoGoVan, established the Greater Bay Young Entrepreneurs Association, and successfully organized the Greater Bay Area Young Entrepreneurs Day. Paul Chan, Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong S.A.R Government, Zhiying Chen, member of the Standing Committee of Guangzhou Municipal Committee and Deputy Mayor of Guangzhou, Bin Qi, Executive Vice President of Chinese Investment Corporation, Edward Yau, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of the Hong Kong S.A.R Government, have attended the event, and joined by more than 200 leaders and elites from around the world representing the political, business, academic, media and other discipline from different regions, together they witnessed and shared the dreams and passion of these young entrepreneurs from the Greater Bay Area.