Side Trip Programme

Side Trip to Zhuhai and Zhongshan
- 08 Dec 2018
Registration Deadline:
19 Oct 2018
Participation Fee:
HK$5,300 per head (Single Room)
HK$4,300 per head (Double Room)
No refund after 19 October 2018
06 Dec 2018 (Thursday)
07:15 Assemble at Harbour Road Entrance of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
07:30 Depart from Hong Kong to Zhuhai via the HK-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HKZMB)

Situated at the waters of Lingdingyang of Pearl River Estuary, HKZMB is a mega-size sea crossing linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai City of Guangdong Province and Macao.

It consists of a Main Bridge in Mainland waters together with the boundary crossing facilities and link roads within the three places.

10:30 Visit Guangdong Free Trade Zone (Hengqin) (廣東自貿區橫琴片區)

Hengqin Free Trade Zone (FTZ), situated in the south of Zhuhai, is only 34 miles from Hong Kong. With the completion of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, Hengqin becomes the only place in the Chinese Mainland directly connected to both Hong Kong and Macao. The zone focuses on pillar industries including finance, business services, tourism, culture, traditional Chinese medicine, research and high-tech industry.

As of April 2017, there are more than 550 Hong Kong companies registered in Hengqin, including Lai Sun Group and Media Asia Film.

Hengqin Showroom and Innovalley (創業谷) which featured and supported start-ups will be visited in the tour, leading by key officials in the Hengqin FTZ.

11:40 Depart for Networking Luncheon
12:30 Networking Luncheon with HK and local enterprises
14:00 Depart for Gree Electric Applicances Inc. (格力電器)
14:30 Visit Gree Electric Appliances Inc. of Zhuhai (格力電器)

Gree Electric Appliances, Inc. of Zhuhai is a diversified international industrial group, which covers residential air conditioners, central air conditioners, intelligent equipments, home appliances, etc.

Gree’s headquarter is in Zhuhai, with over 80,000 employees. It has established 11 production bases around the world (9 are in China and 2 are in Brazil and Pakistan). Since 2005, Gree has been the No.1 in production and sales volume of residential air conditioners for 13 consecutive years in China. It achieved sales revenue of RMB 150.02 billion in 2017, with net profit of RMB 22.402 billion. Gree has a branch in Hong Kong and is responsible for overseas market operations.

16:00 Depart for Meeting with Zhuhai's Government Officials
17:00 Courtesy Call on Zhuhai Government
18:00 Networking Dinner with Zhuhai's Government Officials
20:30 Check in at Sheraton Zhuhai Hotel
07 Dec 2018 (Friday)
08:15 Check out and gather at hotel lobby
08:30 Depart from Zhuhai to Zhongshan
09:30 Visit the Museum of Dr. Sun Yat-sen (孫中山故居)
10:30 Depart for Zhongshan Government
11:15 Courtesy Call on Zhongshan Government
12:00 Welcome luncheon hosted by Zhongshan's Government Officials
13:30 Depart for Ming Yang Smart Energy Group (明陽智慧能源集團)
14:00 Visit Ming Yang Smart Energy (明陽智慧能源)

The Headquarter of Ming Yang Smart Energy Group., Ltd. is located in Zhongshan. With nearly 10,000 employees, Ming Yang mainly focuses on new energy investment, manufacturing high-end equipment, R & D of megawatt wind turbines, maintenance services, etc. It sets up seven R&D and marketing centres across the world, including Hong Kong, Zhongshan, Beijing, Shanghai, and Silicon Valley. Ming Yang dedicates to benefit the society with smart energy.

15:00 Depart for One Point (簡單一點科技有限公司)
15:30 Visit One Point (簡單一點科技有限公司)

The first company in China to provide one-stop software and management solutions for the unmanned retail industry (無人零售行業). Using Artificial Intelligence technology to create new consumer experience, One Point improves the operational efficiency of the retail industry, and builds a new ecosystem of unmanned retail in different consumption scenarios, which created a smart IoT platform.

It worked with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) for technology development

16:30 Depart for Hilton Zhongshan Downtown
17:00 Check in at Hilton Zhongshan Downtown
18:00 Casual dinner (To be self-arranged by delegates)
08 Dec 2018 (Saturday)
09:00 Check out and gather at hotel lobby
09:30 Depart for Guzhen (古鎮)
10:30 Visit China Lighting Plaza (華藝燈飾廣場) and Huayi Lighting Co., Ltd Showroom (華藝燈飾展廳) at Guzhen (古鎮)

Guzhen, well known as China's Lighting Capital, is the largest lighting production base, and lighting wholesale market in China. In 2016, the total output value of the lighting industry reached RMB 19 billion, accounting for more than 70% of the national market share. The total export value was US 370 million. Products are not only sold in domestic market, but also in overseas markets, including the US., the Middle East, South Africa and Europe.

Huayi Lighting Co., Ltd. (華藝燈飾照明有限公司) has been the exhibitor of the HKTDC lighting fair and expanded their business to the globe through Hong Kong.

12:00 Casual lunch at Guzhen (古鎮)
13:30 Depart from Zhongshan to Hong Kong via the HK-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HKZMB)
17:00 Arrive at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre