The Launch Ceremony of SES 2021 kicked off on 2 September with a lighting ceremony, that symbolised stakeholders from different sectors joining hands to build a brighter future. The ceremony was officiated by Mr. Jack Chan, Acting Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr. James Law, Founder of Cybertecture Architects and designer of Tsuen Wan Water Pipe Homes.
The event also featured the thematic dialogue between Mr. James Law and Ms. Cora Chu, CEO of Dialogue in the Dark (HK) Foundation on how to address the challenges posed by COVID-19 and solution adapted by different sectors. The speakers also shared how to bring global market experience and local creativities together when introducing foreign social enterprise brands to Hong Kong.
The brand new “Fund Dating” session took place after the launch ceremony. Representatives of 10 social enterprises and 6 investors were invited to collaborate, communicate and build trust through a series of interactive experiences in a dark and soundless environment, so as to explore possibility of innovations and tackle challenges together.
SES 2021 is open for registration till 30 October. Early-bird offer for International Symposium Pass at $400 (Original: $500) is available by 15 October.