Driving Change

From its famed “fragrant harbor”, to its bustling, cosmopolitan streets, the ever-changing city of Hong Kong will host this year’s Forbes Under 30 Asia Summit.

Now in its third year, the summit will bring together some 300 young leaders and entrepreneurs from around the region to share stories of inspiration and success, network with fellow 30 Under 30 list-makers, celebrate their achievements and discover what “Asia’s World City” has to offer in terms of innovation, culture and entertainment.

With compelling content from an all-star lineup of speakers, a display of innovative futuristic technologies and fun activities across this dynamic city, it promises to be three days to remember.


AGENDA

16:30

Meet some of the Hong Kong’s hottest startups, spanning industries like fintech, consumer tech, education, e-commerce and more. This casual gathering of local entrepreneurs will provide an incredible window into the city’s flourishing startup scene and the young men and women making it all happen.

Participants: 
Bobby Bao, Cofounder, Monaco, China
​Eric Gnock Fah, Cofounder, Klook Travel, Hong Kong
Tommaso Tamburnotti, Cofounder, Easyship, Hong Kong
Abby Zhang, Cofounder, YEECHOO, Hong Kong

18:00

The Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia welcomes all attendees to jump in and break the ice over cocktails and canapés in the heart of Hong Kong island’s Central district, where we’ll also showcase the works of up-and-coming local artists. Your culture fix from Hong Kong awaits you here.

21:00

Bottoms up! Since we’re right in the middle of Hong Kong’s famed entertainment district, Lan Kwai Fong, exploring some of the area’s trendiest and most unique nightlife 

10:30
11:00

Recover from the night before with a networking lunch as you inspect the most exciting inventions and products that landed their creators on this year’s 30 Under 30 Asia list. The products — including AR goggles, robots and more – will be available for a test drive in the Discovery Area.

Participants:
Shriyans Bhandari, Cofounder, Greensole, India
Leng Xiaokun, Founder, Leju Robotics, China
Shi Xiaogang, Founder, Beijing Xloong Technologies, China
Florian Simmendinger, Founder & CEO, Soundbrenner, Hong Kong
Sam Waldo, Cofounder, Mantra Eyewear, China
Esther Wang, Founder, Joytingle​, Singapore
Ye Hanzhong (Ayden), Cofounder, VeeR VR, China

12:45
13:00

Randall Lane, Chief Content Officer, Forbes Media
Edward Yau Tang-wah, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government

13:10

Togo Ogi, Cofounder, FunLife Inc, Japan

13:20

Ritesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, OYO, India
Maxine Ryan, COO, Bitspark, Hong Kong
Julius Tan, Founder, Electrify, Singapore

13:50

Saket Modi, Cofounder & CEO, Lucideus, India

14:05
14:30

Hu Zhenyu, Founder & Executive Director, Linkspace, China

14:40

Interviewer: Rana Wehbe, Senior Editor – Special Projects, Forbes Media

15:00

Aakriti Kumar, Founder, Differniture Spaces, India
Vinesh Sinha, Founder, FatHopes Energy, Malaysia
Anjal Niraula, Managing Director, Gham Power, Nepal

15:20

Reyhan Jamalova, Founder, Rainergy, Azerbaijan

15:30
15:50

Stanislava Pinchuk, Artist, Australia

16:05
16:25

Lim Yuet Kim, Cofounder, The Picha Project, Malaysia
Scott Stiles, Cofounder, Fair Employment Agency, Hong Kong
Tara Baker, Founder, Dancing With Her, Australia

16:50
17:00

Interviewer: Randall Lane, Chief Content Officer, Forbes Media 

17:30
18:00

Food: 
Chef Pichaya (Pam) Utharntharm, Chef, The Table, Thailand
Chef Talita Setyadi, Founder, BEAU, Indonesia
Chef Miko Aspiras, Chef, Tasteless Food Group, Philippines

21:30
12:00


2018 FEATURED PARTICIPANTS

  • Edward Yau Tang-wah
    Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
    Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government
  • Tan Min-Liang
    Cofounder & CEO
    Razer
    Singapore
  • Abby Zhang
    Cofounder
    YEECHOO
    Hong Kong
  • Tommaso Tamburnotti
    Cofounder
    Easyship
    Hong Kong
  • Bobby Bao
    Cofounder
    Monaco
    China
  • Allan Zeman
    Chairman
    Lan Kwai Fong Group
    Hong Kong
  • Tak Lo
    Partner
    Zeroth.ai
    Hong Kong
  • Eric Gnock Fah
    Cofounder
    Klook Travel
    Hong Kong
  • Esther Wang
    Founder
    Joytingle
    Singapore
  • Ye Hanzhong (Ayden)
    Cofounder
    VeeR VR
    China
  • Shi Xiaogang
    Founder
    Beijing Xloong Technologies
    China
  • Leng Xiaokun
    Founder
    Leju Robotics
    China
  • Sam Waldo
    Cofounder
    Mantra Eyewear
    China
  • Florian Simmendinger
    Founder & CEO
    Soundbrenner
    Hong Kong
  • Stanislava Pinchuk
    Artist
    Australia
  • Reyhan Jamalova
    Founder
    Rainergy
    Azerbaijan
  • Shriyans Bhandari
    Cofounder
    Greensole
    India
  • Vinesh Sinha
    Founder
    FatHopes Energy
    Malaysia
  • Scott Stiles
    Cofounder
    Fair Employment Agency
    Hong Kong
  • Aakriti Kumar
    Founder
    Differniture Spaces
    India
  • Tara Baker
    Founder
    Dancing With Her
    Australia
  • Lim Yuet Kim
    Cofounder
    The Picha Project
    Malaysia
  • Maxine Ryan
    COO
    Bitspark
    Hong Kong
  • Togo Ogi
    Cofounder
    FunLife Inc.
    Japan
  • Anjal Niraula
    Managing Director
    Gham Power
    Nepal
  • Julius Tan
    Founder
    Electrify
    Singapore
  • Hu Zhenyu
    Founder & Executive Director
    Linkspace
    China
  • Saket Modi
    Cofounder & CEO
    Lucideus
    India
  • Ritesh Agarwal
    Founder & CEO
    OYO
    India
  • Ah Moon Marip
    Singer
    Myanmar
  • Chef Talita Setyadi
    Founder
    BEAU
    Indonesia
  • Chef Miko Aspiras
    Chef
    Tasteless Food Group
    Philippines
  • Chef Pichaya (Pam) Utharntharm
    Chef
    The Table
    Thailand


HIGHLIGHTS

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LOCATION

InterContinental Hong Kong
18 Salisbury Road
Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong


For assistance on reservations:

Michael Yu
+852 2313 2313
hkghc.grouprsvn@ihg.com


CONTACT

General & Sponsorship

Tina Wee
info@forbesasia.com.sg

Registration

Serene Sim
forbesU30@forbesasia.com.sg

Public Relations

Melissa Ng​
pr@forbesasia.com.sg