InvestHK Creative Industries Newsletter

What’s happening on Hong Kong’s creative front that you cannot afford to miss?                                    Oct-Dec 2022

Investment Promotion Week (17 – 21 Oct) -
Lifestyle and Creative Industries Day (19 Oct)

A week not to be missed if you want to learn about the latest investment and business opportunities in Hong Kong. On 19 Oct, Lifestyle & Creative Industries Day themed “Looking to the Future” gathers the best ideas from visionaries and leaders in art and culture, tourism, sports and entertainment, retail and eCommerce, carbon neutrality, art tech and the Metaverse.Full agenda can be found HERE

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Knowledge of Design Week (KODW) 2022 
(now until 22 Oct)

For the first time, KODW transforms the traditional format of an international design conference into a high-quality production on primetime television. KODW Talk Series panel discussions will also be streamed online on bodw+ and on social media platforms to provide full access to the globe, while interactive live chats will be hosted to engage international audience. Episodes to be aired on ViuTVsix.

KODW Talk Series -
8 Oct (Sat): Regenerative Design for Social Good
15 Oct (Sat): Regenerative Economy
22 Oct (Sat): The Future of Regenerative Culture

KODW 2022 is also hosting public workshops and masterclasses in October which will be held in a mix of physical and virtual formats, exploring various takes on 'Regeneration by Design'.

2022 Hong Kong Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture (Hong Kong) (now until 26 Nov)

UABB 2022 will re-discover the diverse seeds of resilience from the personal, communal, ecological and many more aspects across various locations, including The Star Ferry Piers and The Central Market.


ARTE M Immersive Media Art Exhibition
(7 Oct onwards)

In collaboration with K11, Korean digital media design company, d’strict, has launched an immersive media art exhibition at the K11 HACC in Quarry Bay. This special exhibition showcases selected highlights from the company’s ARTE MUSEUM in Korea. Visitors can experience the best of ARTE MUSEUM, which reinterprets the subject and space of nature as media art under the theme of ETERNAL NATURE. The event serves as a teaser to the ARTE MUSEUM to be launched at 11 SKIES in late 2023 to early 2024. Come and immerse yourself in the works of this award-winning art tech company from Korea!


The MarTech Summit Hong Kong (13 Oct)

A full-day and in-person conference cum networking event, The MarTech Summit is designed for senior executives in functions such as marketing & technology, customer experience & engagement, eCommerce marketing, digital strategy, social media, content strategy, digital transformation & growth, SEO & SEM, etc.


Digital Art Fair Xperience Hong Kong 2022 (20 Oct – 6 Nov)

The Hong Kong grown Digital Art Fair returns with its special Xperience show that is set to transform the 20,000 sq. ft Central venue into an engaging and interactive high-tech Web 3.0 art experience with thousands of digital artwork pieces and the fair’s first international public art installation. A hybrid seminar on “Hong Kong as the Digital Art Hub” will be held on 27 October 2022 featuring speakers from auction house, gallery, investors and artists.


Cyberport Venture Capital Forum (27 – 28 Oct)

Themed “Thriving in the Dynamic: Refocusing for Growth”, CVCF 2022 will unveil the latest venture landscape and decode investors’ focuses and priorities, as well as realign start-ups’ strategies to scale their business in Hong Kong, the GBA, and other regional markets. This year, CVCF will present an in-person cum online format along with compelling agenda, elite speaker line-up, great technovation marketplace and deal sources, offering you an integrated event experience to stay on the leading edge. Don’t miss the chance to learn from global speakers, meet investors, explore your next business collaboration! Visit for registration and more programme details.


Asia Video Summit (31 Oct – 3 Nov)

This annual marquee event of the Asian video industry will kick off with the Policy Roundtable on Monday 31 October. The Main Event will take place from 1 – 2 November and closing off will be the State of Piracy Summit on Thursday 3 November. The aim of the summit is to tell a holistic story of the state of the video industry, looking at all aspects and articulated by decision makers, to provide you with a comprehensive view of what you need to survive and thrive in the industry today.


Hong Kong Fintech Week (31 Oct – 4 Nov)

Join Asia’s flagship financial technology conference to connect with some of the brightest minds in the industry and seize fast-growing business opportunities in Asia and beyond. The Main Conference will be held from 31 October – 1 November, both at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre and online.


Business of Design Week (BODW) 2022
(28 Nov – 3 Dec)

BODW 2022: Design for Change - Enterprises, large and small, and diverse ecosystem actors of our planet are driven by a new sense of purpose and urgency to address the most critical issues of our time. Through cross-sector learning, sustainable innovation and global insights including the best of Dutch design thinking, we are co-creating new possibilities and charting impactful paths through a time of great volatility and uncertainties. DESIGN FOR CHANGE brings to the forefront the vision, leadership, trends and creative energy shaping our future as design takes up its role as a force for good.



Hong Kong Once Again Ranked as the World's Freest Economy

The Fraser Institute continued to rank Hong Kong as the world's freest economy in the Economic Freedom of the World 2022 Annual Report. Hong Kong has gained the top rank since the inception of the report. Among the five areas of assessment, Hong Kong continued to rank top in "Freedom to Trade Internationally" and "Regulation".


Journey of Discovery – Discover a World of Multimedia Experience at HKIA

With the aim to transform the passengers’ travel experience at the Hong Kong International Airport, three multimedia zones, developed in collaboration with multimedia studio Moment Factory, are set up at the airport to enhance the ambience of the terminal. The three zones are named “Crystal Elevator” and “Waterfall Gardens” in the non-restricted areas, and “Totems of Joy” at the boarding gates within the restricted area.


ARTIFACT Labs (United States)
Artifact Labs is a Web3 advisory and NFT company that builds blockchain strategies, products, platforms, and communities to serve organisations with historical IP. The company is on a mission to "Preserve and Connect History" on the blockchain, and enable all institutions to maximise the impact of valuable assets. In March 2022, Artifact Labs launched "ARTIFACTs by SCMP", featuring the South China Morning Post's archival front-pages. This inaugural collection, which sold out in two hours, is the first of many partnerships between Artifact Labs and global companies that allow collectors to own and share pieces of history.
Huntersay Lab (Mainland China)
Huntersay Lab is a Hong Kong based blockchain game studio and gamification services company that is devoted to connect the real economy with the blockchain world and create a meaningful world of the metaverse. Leveraging on its “Play to Produce” GameFi platform and NFT marketplace, LULU Games, the company targets to support traditional games developers, brands and enterprises to enter into the Web3, devising an omnichannel strategy that combines blockchain gaming and product selling in the real world.
Meler Productions Limited
(United States)

Meler Productions is a Los Angeles based company providing event management, fashion show production and eCommerce developer services. It is founded by Fionna Wong and Laurent Meler in 2018. The company has since expanded its operation to Hong Kong in 2019, and more recently to Dubai in 2022. The company works with international independent fashion designers and local brands in Hong Kong, USA and Dubai, and provides unique entertainment experience to every show and project by creating contemporary and innovative strategies.
Metalympics (Korea)
Metalympics is a metaverse agency and esports event organiser in The Sandbox, specialising in helping corporate clients and brands enter into the metaverse. The company is also actively engaged in metaverse education business, offering trainings, seminars and workshops on Web3 and NFT production to corporates and schools in Hong Kong.
STEPN (Australia)
STEPN is a fast-growing “Move-and-Earn” Web3 lifestyle app with GameFi and social elements. The company has opened an office in Hong Kong with the goal of using the city as its first regional Headquarters outside Australia. The app rewards users for movement. Users equipped with STEPN NFTs can earn by walking, jogging and running outdoors. STEPN is actively looking for partners in various industries in Hong Kong, including education, sports, retail, finance and others.

The MetaArt Club (TMAC)
(The Netherlands)

As a fine art platform, TMAC identifies and promotes emerging artists in the digital NFT art market by focusing on value-creation for stakeholders, connecting emerging digital artists with significant NFT collectors, promoting a Digital Art ecosystem and fostering community.

The Stroll Gallery (Korea)
Stella A&C, an art, craft and culture marketing and distributing management agency, recently opened The Stroll Gallery, bringing Korea’s exquisite artisan products, craft and culinary culture to Hong Kong, Mainland China and other Asian countries.
ReThink Hong Kong
5 – 6 Oct
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre


Fine Art Asia
5 – 8 Oct
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre


International ICT Expo
13 – 16 Oct
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Sustainability Conference 2022
24 Oct
Nina Hotel Hong Kong

Hong Kong Sevens
4 6 Nov
Hong Kong Stadium


16 – 18 Nov
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre


MIPIM Asia Summit
7 Dec
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong



Learning & Teaching Expo
9 Dec
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre



Construction Innovation Expo
13 17 Dec
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre


Eco Expo Asia
14 – 17 Dec
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

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Doris Fong
Head of Creative Industries
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Maki Ishida
Digital Marketing & Gaming
T: +852 3107 1022  

Winnie Lee
Media & Entertainment
T: +852 3107 1051
Cynthia Yau
Art & Culture, Design
T: +852 3107 1457
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