25 June 2009

AsiaWorld-Arena affirms its position as Hong Kong’s top entertainment venue Summer Pop Live set to rock Hong Kong this summer with two days of great music

The venue of choice for Hong Kong’s hottest entertainment, AsiaWorld-Arena is proud to welcome its latest mega-event, Summer Pop - Live in Hong Kong organised and produced by the Performing Industry Association (Hong Kong) Limited and presented by the Hong Kong Tourism Board. This mammoth musical festival brings together some of the top performers from Hong Kong and Asia for an event like no other.

Held on 15 and 16 August 2009, and running from 3:00pm to 11:00pm daily, Summer Pop - Live in Hong Kong is a thrilling opportunity for local and regional music fans to see over 80 Asia’s top singers and bands in action.

“It’s a great honour to welcome Summer Pop Live,” said Mr. Stuart Wang, Chief Commercial Officer, AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited. “This is a landmark event for this summer season and is yet further proof that AsiaWorld-Arena is at the very forefront of Hong Kong’s entertainment industry.”

Indeed, AsiaWorld-Arena is the perfect venue for an event of this scale and calibre.  Its world-class facilities set a new benchmark for Hong Kong, with state-of-the-art infrastructure and management that ensures a superb experience for performers and fans alike.  As Hong Kong’s largest, purpose-built indoor entertainment venue, AsiaWorld-Arena has already hosted some of the biggest entertainment events, from ice shows and award ceremonies to international concerts, sports events and much more.  Since opening in December 2005, over 200 leading international, regional and local artists have staged live performances at AsiaWorld-Expo and AsiaWorld-Arena.

Featuring enhanced transportation links, AsiaWorld-Expo offers convenient and speedy connections from three major transportation hubs in Hong Kong, Kowloon and the New Territories.  Thanks to the in-venue station, the Airport Express is one of the fastest and most comfortable ways to AsiaWorld-Expo from Hong Kong Station, with exclusive promotional fares of just HK$48 for a same-day return trip (HK$24 one-way). Together with two dedicated express non-stop franchised bus services from Tai Wai (X48 Express) and Tsim Sha Tsui (X21 Express), these enhanced transportation links enable audience members to reach AsiaWorld-Expo in just twenty-something minutes for twenty-something dollars. In addition, free shuttle bus services between Tung Chung MTR Station and AsiaWorld-Expo will be available on the concert dates.

For the perfect day out, concert-goers at AsiaWorld-Arena are also spoiled for choice with a wide range of food and beverages for every budget and preference, from fast-food kiosks to a wine bar and an elegant sea-view restaurant. With its team of award-winning chefs, AsiaWorld-Expo and AsiaWorld-Arena ensure that every event is an occasion to be savoured.

Tickets (Day Pass) for Summer Pop - Live in Hong Kong can be p urchased for HK$500 and HK$350 via Urbtix, online at www.urbtix.hk or by calling (852) 2111 5999 / (852) 2734 9009 from 3 July 2009. 

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For media inquiries, please contact
AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited
Kenneth Chan / Fiona Lau
Tel: (852) 3606 8888
Fax: (852) 3606 8889
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]
Website: www.asiaworld-expo.com

About AsiaWorld-Expo

AsiaWorld-Expo has emerged as one of the world’s leading EXPOtainment venues, offering over 70,000 square metres of rentable space that is comprised of 10 state-of-the-art, ground-level and column-free exhibition halls including the Arena – the biggest indoor seated venue in Hong Kong with a maximum capacity of 14,000. Strategically located at the heart of a multi-modal transportation hub and adjacent to the Hong Kong International Airport and Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. AsiaWorld-Expo, with a convenient and in-venue MTR station, enjoys efficient transport connection to Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and other global regions.

 

With a proven track record of successes, AsiaWorld-Expo has received a number of accolades, namely the “Best International Venue” at the coveted Exhibition News (EN) Awards organised by Mash Media, a leading UK media for MICE in partnership with UFI, and the “Outstanding Venue Award” presented by The Asian Federation of Exhibition and Convention Associations (AFECA). For 8 consecutive years, AsiaWorld-Expo has been named as the “Best Convention & Exhibition Centre in Asia Pacific” by the prestigious CEI Asia magazine.

 

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