The International Cruise & Yachting Festival (Hong Kong) 2019

The International Cruise & Yachting Festival (Hong Kong) 2019 is set to be held during the Hong Kong Maritime Week 2019 (HKMW 2019) between November 17 and 23, 2019.

The Festival aims to promote maritime tradition of Hong Kong, raising public awareness of the maritime and yachting industries and encouraging employment.

On November 18th, from 1pm-5pm at Kai Tak runway park promenade will be a forum with speaker sessions conducted in English.  The program is:

13:00  Registration and welcome coffee

13:55 Chairman’s Opening Remarks:  Ms Kara Yeung, Executive Director, Hong Kong Cruise & Yacht Industry Association

14:00  Yacht Financing:  Mr Curtis Chu CFA, Credit Advisory Specialist HSBC Private Banking

14:30  Panel Discussion – Superyachts The Next Generation:  What do we as an industry need to attract, engage and inspire the thousands of potential clients who don’t understand the superyacht sector.  Can we build a new market proposition and change the perception of yachting and more future thinking regarding ownership models.

15:00 Networking coffee

15:20  S & P Transactions & Escrow agreement in Yachting: Mr Anthony Cowie, Counsel, Hill Dickinson Hong Kong

15:50  The Yacht Class Aspect of ‘Environment & Sustainability in the Yachting Industry’: Mr Mario Moretti, Senior Director, RINA Asia

16:15  Hong Kong Legal, Tax & Regulatory Review – session about the best platform to develop the economic chain the Greater Bay Area:  Mr Benjamin Wong, Head of Transport & Industrial, Invest HK

17:00 Closing and Light Refreshments


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