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HKCBA Ottawa Spring Gala 2024

29 May 2024
4:30pm - 9:15pm EDT

Ticket Name Sale Ends Price Quantity
Gala Attendance + HKCBA Professional Membership 29 May 2024 $200.00
Gala Attendance Only 29 May 2024 $105.00
Gala Attendance (Student Membership) 29 May 2024 $105.00


JOIN US FOR THE HKCBA OTTAWA SPRING GALA 2024 AND OUR 40TH ANNIVERSARY!

渥太華港加商會恭請您同來參與2024年春季晚宴及慶祝港加商會成立40周年!

 

Attendees Have a Chance Win the Grand Prize of One Free Cathay Pacific Premium Economy Return Ticket to Hong Kong!

有機會贏取一張國泰航空赴香港免費豪華經濟艙往返機票!

 

Date: May 29th, 2024 (Wednesday)  

Time: 4:30 pm Registration; 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm Pre Gala Seminar; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm Spring Gala  

Venue: SHANGHAI ONE FINE DINING 外灘一號 (1872 Merivale Rd Unit C Ottawa)

Price: $200 - includes one full HKCBA Professional Membership (many benefits - see below!), full-course dining, complimentary beverages, programming, door prizes and more!

Gala Only Price - $105

Student Membership + Gala Attendance - $105

 Registration Deadline is May 28th

Theme of the Spring Gala:  

The theme of the gala is a celebration of HKCBA’s 40th year of serving our community. We have invited prominent HKCBA Ottawa members - both past and present to share in the festivities. In addition, there will be entertainers and special guests!  

As a special event, a pre-Gala seminar is scheduled. Mark Kruger, former senior policy director of the Bank of Canada, and currently opinion editor at Yicai Global in Shanghai, will be delivering an engaging presentation on three key topics:  

1) Assessing China's macroeconomic situation during and after COVID;  

2) The takeaways from China's "Two Sessions"; and 

3) Chinese technology advancement.

 

Programme:  

Time (PM) 

Description

4:30 

Registration for pre-Gala and Gala

5:00 

Mark Kruger - presentations; questions/answers

6:00 

Registration for Gala

6:15 

Gala Opening with HKCBA Ottawa opening remarks  

Welcome remarks and acknowledgment (Sponsors, Patrons, VIPs)

6:30-7:00 

Honouring our 40 years of service  

• Remarks from HKCBA National President, Sonja Chong  

• Remarks from HKCBA Ottawa President, Frank Eng  

• Remarks from the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide,  Alexandria Sham  

• Special remarks from a revered founder  

• Introduction of past Board Members and Presidents  

• Toast to past Board Members and Presidents

7:00 

Dragon Dance

7:10 

Dinner

7:15-7:45 

Chinese Traditional Performance

8:00-8:30

Guest Speeches  

• Senator Yuen Pau Woo  

• Video from Mayor Mark Sutcliffe,  

• Ms. Jodi Robinson, Executive Director, China Trade and Investment, Global  Affairs Canada  

• Chandra Arya, Member of Parliament, Nepean. Standing Committee on  International Trade

8:30 

Door Prizes Draw

9:00 

Grand Prize Draw

9:15 

Closing Remarks

 
 

 

Summary  

• It is HKCBA’s 40th anniversary - thank you for being a part of the family!  

• We are looking to expand and continue to provide benefits to our members  

• Current conditions makes our services more relevant than ever - the right market intelligence is more important than ever  

• Networking within the Ottawa community to share knowledge and experiences is a key market intelligence activity 

• What do you (patron) want to hear about in the coming year? 

 

Background  

Founded in 1984, the Hong Kong-Canada Business Association is a non-government, non-profit  bilateral trade association with over 1,000 members in eight member cities (Vancouver, Calgary,  Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Atlantic) in Canada.

 

HKCBA continually strives to deliver value by:  

• Providing a conduit between government organizations and business promoting Hong Kong Canada bilateral trade and investment initiatives  

• Creating a forum for professionals and entrepreneurs alike to forge business connections 

• Providing timely and relevant market intelligence related to trade and investment opportunities in Asia and Canada through events and publications  

• Facilitating access to a global network of SMEs through our membership with the Federation  of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide

 

Sponsorship Benefits

Platinum Patron - CA $4,000/year  

• All benefits outlined at the PROFESSIONAL Membership level  

• Thirty (30) HKCBA Ottawa memberships valid for the current membership year 

• Thirty (30) tickets to the HKCBA Ottawa Chinese New Year or Gala celebration event 

• Your corporate logo on all HKCBA Ottawa event programs and website 

• Public acknowledgement at all HKCBA Ottawa events  

• Opportunity to host an event on a current and engaging topic  

• Distribution of your promotional material at all HKCBA Ottawa events 

• HKCBA Ottawa Director assigned to you for support throughout the year  

Gold Patron - CA $3,200  

• All benefits outlined at the PROFESSIONAL Membership level  

• Twenty (20) HKCBA Ottawa memberships valid for the current membership year 

• Twenty (20) tickets to the HKCBA Ottawa Chinese New Year or Gala celebration event 

• Your corporate logo on all HKCBA Ottawa event programs and website 

• Public acknowledgement at all HKCBA Ottawa events  

• Opportunity to host an event on a current and engaging topic  

Silver Patron - CA $1,800  

• All benefits outlined at the PROFESSIONAL Membership level  

• Ten (10) HKCBA Ottawa memberships valid for the current membership year 

• Ten (10) tickets to the HKCBA Ottawa Chinese New Year or Gala celebration event 

• Your corporate logo on all HKCBA Ottawa event programs and website  

Professional Membership  

• One ticket to the HKCBA Ottawa celebration event (2024 Spring Gala) 

• Complimentary or discount acces to all HKCBA events.  

• Exclusive member discounts from HKCBA partners on trade missions, events, publications, flights and hotel accommodations.  

• In-depth market intelligence on Hong Kong, Mainland China and other Asian markets and  timely business presentations with distinguished speakers.  

• Support for prospective transactions through our Hong Kong family organizations including  HKTDC and Invest Hong Kong.  

• Local networking opportunities at our various events in Ottawa.  

• National networking opportunity at the annual National HKCBA Forum in Canada. 

• Global networking opportunity at the annual Hong Kong Forum in Hong Kong.

 

Highlights of HKCBA Events  

• Asia Summit on Global Health - Canadian delegation lead  

• Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and the Built Environment (Montreal) 

• HKCBA’s Women’s International Network (WIN) and RBC Event  

• (WIN - HKCBA’s group dedicated to the design and planning of programs according to the  needs and requirements of women entrepreneurs/professionals.)  

• Canadian Mission to Hong Kong for Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation (ALMAC) 

• HKCBA Fall Networking Event (Montreal)  

• Lunch and Learn with CIBC (Toronto)  

• Hong Kong Forum  

• Hong Kong Food Tech and ESG  

• Hong Kong Fintech Week 2023  

• 10th Annual Transpacific Entrepreneurial Conference  

• Asia Summit on Global Health (Ottawa co-host)  

• HKCBA Ottawa Member Appreciation Event

 

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29 May 2024
4:30pm - 9:15pm EDT

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