18 February 2009

AsiaWorld-Summit welcomes over 1,000 guests flying in from Japan Asia’s premier one-stop conference and banqueting venue delivers a seamless business and leisure experience for MICE visitors

AsiaWorld-Expo is delighted to launch its newly renovated Hall 2 as AsiaWorld-Summit, Hong Kong’s newest and largest indoor conference and banqueting venue.  As an integral part of the AsiaWorld-Expo complex, the fully carpeted AsiaWorld-Summit combines state-of-the-art infrastructure and logistics services with a team of award-winning chefs to meet the needs of even the most sophisticated business and social events.  Whether it’s an event for 700 or up to 5,000, the consummate expertise of AsiaWorld-Summit ensures that organisers and event participants enjoy an impeccable, hassle-free experience.

AsiaWorld-Summit is already proving that it has the world-class facilities and expertise to host large-scale conferences and banquets.  Today, the venue welcomes some 1,200 delegates from Japan who are attending the DIANA Co. Ltd. incentive and conference event.  This  high-profile  occasion  features  a  lavish  award  ceremony,  conference  and seminar  and   gala   dinner ,  all  hosted   at   AsiaWorld-Summit, and all drawing on the acclaimed culinary and event planning expertise of AsiaWorld-Expo.  To complete the experience, AsiaWorld-Summit has collaborated with the Hong Kong Tourism Board to arrange for a stunning performance of traditional lion dance for all 1,200 delegates to experience the unique culture of the modern East-meets-West Hong Kong.

“AsiaWorld-Summit was the perfect choice for our event,” remarked Mr Masaki Homma, President, DIANA Co. Ltd.  “The logistics of organising an event of this kind can be very complex, but AsiaWorld-Summit made it a simple and hassle-free experience.  From the quality of the facilities, and the comprehensive range of services and support, through to the excellent catering, we were thrilled to have chosen this truly world-class venue.”

Looking ahead, AsiaWorld-Summit will be welcoming many more high-profile events in 2009.  These include the return of the world’s biggest and most important gathering of the global freight forwarding industry, Sino-International Freight Forwarders Conference, which comprises a conference, exhibition, extensive F&B services and a full gala dinner for thousands of delegates from around the world.  Other noteworthy events include the Global Mayors Forum in September 2009.

“Our ability to organise and host a great variety of conference and banqueting events makes AsiaWorld-Summit the undisputed market leader in Hong Kong,” said Mr Allen Ha, Chief Executive Officer, AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited. 

“Our close, collaborative relationships with many nearby leisure destinations and hotel facilities, such as Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and Ngong Ping 360, also ensures an event experience that is unique in Asia.”

Mr Anthony Lau, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Tourism Board, said, “We congratulate AsiaWorld-Expo on the launch of the AsiaWorld-Summit, which serves as another testimony of AsiaWorld-Expo’s world-class facilities for MICE events.  The Hong Kong Tourism Board has been pleased to collaborate with AsiaWorld-Expo and endeavoured to bring a unique experience to DIANA’s delegates at this new venue.  The Board will also continue to work closely with the Government and MICE trade partners, including AsiaWorld-Expo, to attract more MICE events to Hong Kong.”

 

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AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited
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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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