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07 June 2019
Provider: Canadian Municipal Business Gateway (CMBG)
Time: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Venue: IBM Innovation Space Markham Convergence Centre
3600 Steeles Avenue East, Markham, ON, L3R 9Z7
Price: Complimentary entrance and lunch
***A letter of attendance will be provided***
Join us for the Opening keynote session by Ms. Emily Mo, Director of Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office followed by a light lunch at 12:45 pm and additional sessions from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
The Business Explore & Investment Summit offers a solid platform for businesses to exhibit, showcase and pitch their companies to both local and international investors. Connect and establish mutually beneficial business relationship among entrepreneurs. Join us for a day of learning and networking opportunities, business connections, and investments!
Who should attend?
Architects and business owners wanting to explore opportunities in the international arena and any construction and development companies who want to explore local and overseas business or investment opportunities with business partners or seek potential investors, are welcome to join this event. We anticipate about 150 investors, entrepreneurs and business decision makers in attendance.
Topics and Speakers:
“Architect’s Role on Developments & Technological Challenges”
Presented by Thomas Yeung, OAA member, a Senior Project Director of Topfar Developments who has over 30 years of experience in the USA, Canada, Hong Kong, and China. He is passionately involved with multiple design competitions and won many awards on projects. He was also the visiting Professor for Ryerson University and design critics with the University of Michigan. Under Kirkor Architect, he led one of GTA’s biggest mixed-use complex, World on Yonge and was awarded the best high-rise “BILD AWARDS”
“Architecture and Business Opportunities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong -Macau Greater Bay Area”
Presented by Jeff Leung, Business Development Director of JET, a Toronto based architecture firm, participated in various Ontario Green Trade Missions to China from 2014 to 2018 and has a wealth of knowledge and experience in business development in Asia. In 2014, JET won the Hong Kong West Kowloon M+ Pavilion Competition. In 2018, JET joint ventured with USI and SHDT and won the Shenshan City Competition.
For more event details:
Kim Tran, General Manager