An Essential Revival



After experiencing its first fiscal shortfall in 15 years as a result of months of social unrest and fallout from the US-China trade war, the outbreak of Covid-19 could not have come at a worse time for Hong Kong’s economy. While experts anticipate even further short-term economic contraction as a result, business leaders, foreign officials and global thought leaders have expressed wider concern that Hong Kong may lose its once prestigious status as Asia’s financial centre, making many businesses reconsider their long-term prospects in the city.

For the first time ever, the South China Morning Post’s China Conference: Hong Kong will be held exclusively through a virtual platform, bringing together business leaders, government officials and researchers from Hong Kong, China and the international community to discuss and debate what the immediate future holds for Hong Kong, while considering Hong Kong’s long-term position within the Greater China framework. Experts will deliberate on how the city’s hardest-hit industries can recover and explore new avenues of growth. Thought-provoking theories on these issues and more will provide an unparalleled lens into how Hong Kong can overcome the toughest challenge it has ever faced in its history.

/ 2020
14 & 15
Exclusive insights

Learn from forward looking panel discussions and exclusive interviews on timely topics to help businesses recover and explore new avenues of growth

Star speakers

Hear from high-ranking government officials, corporate chiefs, well-known entrepreneur and health expert speakers from China and Hong Kong

Global audience

Broader reach of delegates from diverse sectors, functions and geographical locations

Social distancing

Experience a completely safe & innovative approach to impact conference from the comfort of wherever you are while practising safe social distancing

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South China Morning Post is a leading global news company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s newspaper of record, with a growing correspondent staff across Asia and the United States. SCMP's vision is to “Elevate Thought” and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”. Additionally, SCMP publishes a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles in Hong Kong including Cosmopolitan,ELLE, Esquire and, Harper’s BAZAAR. SCMP is also home to Abacus, a digital news brand focused on China's tech industry; Inkstone, a daily news brief for those curious about China's growing impact around the world; and Goldthread, a content platform with a focus on food, travel and culture in China.

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