Forbes Returns To HK For Fourth Annual ‘Under 30 Summit Asia’

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM Print This Post

Forbes announced today that its annual Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia will return to Hong Kong, on July 11-13, 2019. Now in its fourth year, the summit will bring together some 300 young leaders, entrepreneurs and gamechangers from across Asia, as culled from the Forbes’ “30 Under 30 Asia” lists, as well as CEOs, mentors, industry leaders, investors and changemakers for three days of motivating panels, tech demos, networking, food and music festival and more.

Themed “A Lasting Impact”, the summit will see these young leaders sharing ideas not just on how to drive change, but also how to cement its positive effect in the long run. From technological innovations to long-term investments and businesses that drive environmental and economical sustainability, speakers will demonstrate their ideas and accomplishments across all industries. Participants will also get the chance to network with their fellow 30 Under 30 list-makers in various activities throughout the vibrant and energetic city of Hong Kong, Asia’s business, innovation and culture hub.

“Following the resounding success of last year’s summit, we’re excited to return to Hong Kong with the fourth edition of the Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia,” said Randall Lane, Chief Content Officer at Forbes Media. “The Summit will gather a new cohort of dynamic young Asian entrepreneurs and changemakers, who will join Forbes’ global Under 30 alumni network in creating innovative solutions to change our world for the better.”

Carrie Lam, Chief Executive, Hong Kong SAR said, “We are delighted that for the second year in a row, the Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia will be coming to Hong Kong, bringing the best of Asia’s talent, new opportunities and exciting events to our City. As a hub for innovation, technology and entrepreneurship, I look forward to welcoming and sharing with these promising and innovative entrepreneurs, leaders and gamechangers, the best that Hong Kong has to offer.”

At the summit, the Chief Executive will be engaging in a one-on-one dialogue with Randall Lane.

The Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia will present diverse content in different formats. Panels and keynote interviews will feature an all-star lineup of speakers, while tech demos and displays will showcase new technological innovations from this year’s 30 Under 30 list honorees. Cooking demos and musical performances by some of the list’s rising young stars will also take place during the summit’s ‘Food and Music Festival.’

Invest Hong Kong, Brand Hong Kong and Hong Kong Tourism Board are Supporting Organisations for the Summit. Sino Group is a Corporate Sponsor for the Summit.

Past speakers and featured participants at the Summit include notable “30 Under 30 Asia” list honorees K-pop singer-songwriter Eric Nam (South Korea); Neelofa, Founder of NH Prima International (Malaysia); Hu Zhenyu, Founder & Executive director of Linkspace (China); Tara Baker, Founder of Dancing with Her (Australia); Togo Ogi, Cofounder of FunLife Inc (Japan); Maxine Ryan, Cofounder & COO of Bitspark Limited (Hong Kong) and Saket Modi, Cofounder & CEO of Lucideus (India) among others. Industry leaders and mentors such as Goodwin Gaw, Managing Principal and Chair of Gaw Capital Partners from Hong Kong; Tan Min-Liang, Cofounder and CEO of Razer from Singapore; Allan Zeman, Founder and Chair of Lan Kwai Fong Group from Hong Kong and Chatri Sityodtong, Chair and CEO of ONE Championship also shared valuable insights and advice with attendees at previous summits.


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