AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited appoints Stuart Wang as Chief Commercial Officer New appointment enriches the senior AsiaWorld-Expo team with strategic MICE experience and proven managerial skills
AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited is pleased to announce the new appointment of Mr Stuart Wang in the key role of Chief Commercial Officer. Stuart assumed his new post on 5 January 2009. In this critical role, he is responsible for overseeing the company’s business development, corporate affairs, communications and marketing, as well as broadening the company’s business development portfolio and exploring new business opportunities.
“I’m thrilled to be a part of the AsiaWorld-Expo team,” remarked Stuart. “As one of Asia’s leading exhibition and events venues, my new role offers many exciting career challenges as well as a one-of-a-kind opportunity to help take the venue and Hong Kong’s MICE industry to a new level.”
“The appointment of Stuart is yet another important milestone,” added Allen Ha, Chief Executive Officer of AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited. “AsiaWorld-Expo has already established itself as one of the world’s finest event venues. Under the leadership of Stuart for our commercial initiatives, I’m confident that we will build on that success and ensure that AsiaWorld-Expo continues to act as an engine for the growth of Hong Kong’s exhibition and convention industry.”
Stuart comes to AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited with years of solid experience and strong credentials in all areas of commercial operations, leasing, conventions and exhibitions, and food and beverage businesses. Prior to joining the company, he was the Director and General Manager of another established convention and exhibition centre in Hong Kong, where he was responsible for four major business units. During his tenure, he also successfully spearheaded the revamp of the event venue into a thriving entertainment, exhibition and office centre.
During his career, Stuart has travelled extensively in China, and has a thorough understanding of regional business markets. He graduated from Boston University, USA, with a BA and BSc in Marketing and Economics.
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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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