Side Trip Programme

Side Trip to Dongguan & Foshan
- 07 Dec 2019
Registration Deadline:
28 Nov 2019
Participation Fee:
HK$6,000 per head (Single Room)
HK$5,000 per head (Double Room)
No refund after 8 November 2019
05 Dec 2019 (Thursday)
07:15 Assemble at Harbour Road Entrance of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
07:30 Depart from Hong Kong to Dongguan
10:30 Visit Shengyi Technology (生益科技)

Shengyi Technology Co., Ltd. (SYTECH), invested by Hong Kong’s AVA International Limited (as one of the major shareholders), is a global leading supplier of electronic circuit base materials which integrates R&D, production, sales, marketing and technical services. After more than 30 years of development, SYTECH produced more than 88 million square meters of laminate materials in 2018.

Shengyi products are applicable to home appliances, portable and consumable electronics, automobiles, computers, aerospace, communication networking as well as other high-end electronic products.

SYTECH’s leading products are qualified by many world-famous companies, such as Huawei, ZTE, Nokia, Bosch, Lenovo, Sony, Samsung and Philips. Products are exported to many countries and regions including America, Europe, Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia.

SYTECH is headquartered in Dongguan, establishing wholly-owned subsidiaries and holding companies in Hong Kong and other regions, with nearly 10,000 employees in the group.

11:45 Depart for Networking Luncheon
12:00 Networking Luncheon with Dongguan Enterprises
13:30 Depart for Songshan Lake Xbot Park (松山湖機器人基地)
14:00 Visit Songshan Lake Xbot Park (松山湖機器人基地)

Songshan Lake Xbot Park is a startup incubator that specializes in entrepreneurial incubation in the field of robotics and smart hardware, established by Professor Li Zexiang of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).

Xbot Park aims to equip innovators with the resources needed for entrepreneurship. By building a complete robotics ecosystem, Xbot Park allows incubated teams and enterprises to develop stronger core competitive advantages, cultivate more world brands, and realise the benefits of technological innovation in our everyday lives quickly.

15:00 Depart for Meeting with Dongguan's Government Officials
16:00 Courtesy Call on Dongguan Government
18:00 Networking Dinner hosted by Dongguan's Government Officials
20:30 Check in Pullman Forum Hotel Dongguan
06 Dec 2019 (Friday)
07:45 Check out and gather at hotel lobby
08:00 Depart from Dongguan to Foshan
10:30 Courtesy Call on Foshan Government
12:00 Luncheon hosted by Foshan Government Officials
13:15 Depart for Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Cultural Center (周大福珠寶文化中心)
14:00 Visit Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Cultural Center (周大福珠寶文化中心)

Founded in 1929, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited is a jewellery business of the Chow Tai Fook Group, and listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in December 2011.

With an extensive retail network on the Mainland China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and the United States, and a fast-growing e-commerce business, the Group is implementing effective online-to-offline (O2O) strategies to succeed in today’s omni-channel retail environment. As of 31 March 2019, there are over 3,000 retail outlets across the world.

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Culture Center located in Shunde Lunjiao town (順德倫教鎮), a famous jewellery town in China. It is a showcase of the Group’s commitment to innovation and craftsmanship.

16:00 Depart for Midea Group (美的集團總部)
16:30 Visit Midea Group (美的集團總部)

Midea is a technology group of consumer electronics, robotics and automation systems, and intelligent supply chain (logistics), offering a wide range of products and services.

Midea was founded in 1968 in Guangdong with approximately 135,000 employees worldwide in more than 200 countries and territories. At the same time, Midea is the largest shareholder of the world's leading robotic intelligent automation company KUKA Group (about 95%).

Midea has developed its business in Hong Kong since 1986, with wide range of home appliances businesses nowadays. It was awarded 4 times of "Consumer favorite Chinese brand – Consumer Award” which was jointly organized by Ming Pao and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

17:30 Depart for Foshan Shunde Marriott Hotel
18:00 Check in Foshan Shunde Marriott Hotel
18:30 Casual dinner (To be self-arranged by delegates)
07 Dec 2019 (Saturday)
08:45 Check out and gather at hotel lobby
09:00 Depart for Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Techonology Exhibition and Exchange Centre (三山新城粵港澳科技展示交流中心)
10:00 Visit Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Techonology Exhibition and Exchange Centre (三山新城粵港澳科技展示交流中心) founded by 工合空間

Foshan as the leading manufacturing hub in the Greater Bay Area, has been driven by the Central government to undergo manufacturing transformation and upgrade, and promote high-end services cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao.

Sanshan New City of Foshan has attracted the establishment of a pool of incubator platforms for youth innovation and entrepreneurship, including Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Technology Exhibition and Exchange Centre which was established by 工合空間.

11:15 Depart for Casual lunch
11:30 Casual lunch arranged by TDC
12:40 Depart from Foshan to廣州南高鐵站
14:10 Depart from 廣州南高鐵站 to Hong Kong West Kowloon Station via the High Speed Rail
15:15 Arrive at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station