Carrie Lam, The Chief Executive, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China said, “We are very pleased that Forbes chose to host its Under 30 Summit Asia in Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, we nurture and provide a positive environment for innovation, technology and entrepreneurship to flourish. This summit will showcase the best that Hong Kong has to offer, and I look forward to welcoming these young and aspiring entrepreneurs, leaders and game changers to our city.”
At the summit, the chief executive will be engaging in a one-on-one dialogue with Lane to discuss Hong Kong’s role as a hub for entrepreneurship and innovation.
The Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia will also feature compelling content from an all-star lineup of speakers in panel discussions, display of innovative futuristic technologies in tech demos and fun activities across the dynamic city of Hong Kong over three days. The summit’s “Food and Music Festival” will also feature Asia’s most brilliant young chefs in cooking demonstrations and performances from rising Asian entertainers.
Past speakers and featured participants at the Summit include notable “30 Under 30 Asia” list honorees Jake Zyrus, Singer-songwriter (Philippines); Neelofa, Founder of NH Prima International (Malaysia); Ankit Kawatra, Founder of Feeding India (India); Vanessa Paranjothy & Rebecca Paranjothy, Cofounders of Freedom Cups (Singapore); Tatsuya Honda, User Interface Designer of Fujitsu Ltd (Japan) and Saket Modi, Cofounder & CEO of Lucideus (India) among others. Industry leaders and mentors such as Yossi Vardi, Entrepreneur and Chairman of International Technologies, Israel; Anthony Chen, award-winning film director from Singapore; Binod Chaudhary, Nepal’s first billionaire and Chairman of Chaudhary Group and Steven Lam, Cofounder and CEO, GoGoVan from Hong Kong also shared valuable insights and advice with attendees at previous summits.
The Under 30 Summit Asia announcement comes on the day Forbes launches its 2018 30 Under 30 Asia list. For the complete list, feature stories and exclusive videos, visit https://www.forbes.com/30-under-30-asia/2018/
For a list of the featured speakers and participants and the most up-to-date programme for the summit, visit here www.forbesunder30summitasia.com.