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2014

31 March 2014

AsiaWorld-Expo is named with the ‘Outstanding Exhibition and Convention Centre’ at the 14th CAPITAL Outstanding Enterprise Awards for the fifth consecutive year

 

AsiaWorld-Expo is named the “Outstanding Exhibition and Convention Centre” at the 14th CAPITAL Outstanding Enterprise Awards, organised by CAPITAL, South China Media. This is the fifth consecutive year that AsiaWorld-Expo has won this high-profile award, which is designed to recognise the contributions and efforts of Hong Kong’s top enterprises.

 

1 March 2014

AsiaWorld-Expo has been awarded as a “5 Years Plus Caring Company Logo”

 

In recognition of the commitment in Caring for the Community, Caring for the Employees and Caring for the Environment over the past years, AsiaWorld-Expo has been accredited the "5 Years Plus Caring Company Logo" status by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service.

 

4 January 2014

AsiaWorld-Expo Wins the First Runner-up of “Best Convention and Exhibition Centre” in Asia

 

With excellent business performance and branding effect, AsiaWorld-Expo was named the first runner-up of “Best Convention and Exhibition Centre” in Asia at the renowned CEI Asia Industry Awards. “We are very honoured to have won this award - first runner-up of the ‘Best Convention and Exhibition Centre in Asia’ Awards. This recognition by the industry of AsiaWorld-Expo from second runner-up last year to first runner-up this year, despite keen competition in the region, is a boost of confidence for our venue team who has been in operation for just eight years. I wish to thank all the stakeholders in the industry for their continuous support.” said Mr. Allen Ha, Chief Executive Officer of AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited.

2013

24 November 2013

AsiaWorld-Expo has been awarded the “Friend of Social Enterprise 2013”

 

AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited has been awarded the “Friend of Social Enterprise 2013” in the “Friends of Social Enterprise Award Scheme 2013”, in recognition of its enduring support to the social enterprises in Hong Kong, enhancing the long-term development of the social enterprises, and bringing positive impact on the general public.

 

11 March 2013

AsiaWorld-Expo is named with the ‘Best Exhibition and Convention Centre’ at the 13th CAPITAL Outstanding Enterprise Awards for the fourth consecutive year

 

AsiaWorld-Expo is named the “Best Exhibition and Convention Centre” at the 13th CAPITAL Outstanding Enterprise Awards, organised by CAPITAL, South China Media. This is the fourth consecutive year that AsiaWorld-Expo has won this high-profile award, which is designed to recognise the contributions and efforts of Hong Kong’s top enterprises.

 

1 March 2013

AsiaWorld-Expo has been awarded the “Friends of EcoPark 2012/13” certification

 

AsiaWorld-Expo has been awarded the “Friends of EcoPark 2012/13” certification in recognition of its enduring effort in contributing to waste reduction and recycling over the year.

 

4 January 2013

AsiaWorld-Expo Wins Industry Recognition & International Acclaim Named Top Three ‘Best Convention / Exhibition Centre’ in Asia

 

AsiaWorld-Expo has named one of the Top Three ‘Best Convention / Exhibition Centres’ in Asia at the renowned CEI Asia Industry Awards for the second consecutive year. Mr Allen Ha, Chief Executive Officer of AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited, said, “AsiaWorld-Expo has achieved outstanding business performance this year and has won industry recognition and international acclaim again. The success is mainly attributable to the recognition of our brand from various sectors.”

2012

1 October 2012

AsiaWorld-Expo has been awarded the “Class of Good” Energywi$e Label

 

In recognition of its efforts to meet specific energy saving targets, AsiaWorld-Expo is awarded the “Class of Good” Energywi$e Label under the Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) programme.

 

21 September 2012

AsiaWorld-Expo wins Excellent Cultural Change Award at the HR Excellence Awards 2012

 

AsiaWorld-Expo has won the Excellent Cultural Change Award under the Strategic HR category of the HR Excellence Awards 2012 based on its success in implementing cultural change and enabling new business growth. Organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resources Management (HKIHRM), the HR Excellence Awards are an important event for the local HR industry. The influential panel of judges unanimously selected AsiaWorld-Expo in recognition of “its clearly defined HR objectives and the flawless execution of its HR strategy, which is an excellent example of outstanding HR best practices contributing to business success”

 

1 July 2012

AsiaWorld-Expo has been awarded the “Class of Excellence” Wastewi$e Label

 

In recognition of its efforts to meet specific recycling targets, AsiaWorld-Expo is awarded the “Class of Excellence” Wastewi$e Label under the Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) programme.

 

1 March 2012

AsiaWorld-Expo has been awarded as a “Caring Company” for 5 consecutive years

 

In recognition of its continuous dedication to corporate social responsibility, AsiaWorld-Expo has been accredited the 'Caring Company' status for the 5th year running by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. This is an invaluable accolade reflecting AsiaWorld-Expo's long-standing commitment to community service and good corporate citizenship.

 

1 March 2012

AsiaWorld-Expo is recognized with the ‘Best Exhibition and Convention Centre’ in the 12th CAPITAL Outstanding Enterprise Awards for the third consecutive year

 

AsiaWorld-Expo has been named ‘Best Exhibition and Convention Centre’ in the 12th CAPITAL Outstanding Enterprise Awards for the third consecutive year. Organised by CAPITAL, South China Media, the awards are designed to recognise Hong Kong’s most vibrant and forward-looking businesses, honouring them both for their achievements and for their contribution to the local economy.

 

4 January 2012

AsiaWorld-Expo is voted one of top three “Best Convention and Exhibition Centres” in Asia

 

AsiaWorld-Expo has been named one of the top three “Best Convention and Exhibition Centres” in Asia at the renowned CEI Asia Industry Awards 2012 — a remarkable achievement for a venue which has only been in operation for six years.Organised by prominent MICE publication CEI Asia magazine, the awards are based on votes and feedback by professionals and readers from the MICE industry worldwide.

2011

6 May 2011

AsiaWorld-Expo signs a MOU with Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) on Industry Education Partnership Programme and Student Work Attachment Scheme

 

Joining hands with IVE, AsiaWorld-Expo signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Institute to offer internship opportunities in the Conference and Exhibition industry. Under the partnership framework, AsiaWorld-Expo will provide comprehensive internship training to IVE students across different disciplines of the industry including event management and business development. Upholding its continued commitment in Corporate Social Responsibility, AsiaWorld-Expo is entrusted to strengthen the industry’s competitiveness through continuous nurturing of the new generation.

 

11 March 2011

The 11th CAPITAL Outstanding Enterprise Awards have named AsiaWorld-Expo the best events venue in Hong Kong for the second consecutive year

 

AsiaWorld-Expo is named the “Best Exhibition and Convention Centre” in the 11th CAPITAL Outstanding Enterprise Awards for the second consecutive year. This highly regarded award is organised by Capital Magazine, one of Hong Kong’s top finance and business magazines, to honour outstanding achievements in service to customers and society.

2010

21 November 2010

AsiaWorld-Expo wins a high-profile Catering Industry Safety Award

 

AsiaWorld-Expo has received the Safety Awareness Award in the Catering Establishment, Restaurants (non-Chinese) category of the Catering Industry Safety Award Scheme. This important award scheme is organised by the Labour Department, the Occupational Safety and Health Council and a number of key stakeholders in the industry to recognise companies with a commitment to occupational safety and health awareness.

 

9 November 2010

Open House@AsiaWorld-Expo extended connection with the community

 

Concurrent with the “River of Wisdom – Animated Version of the Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival” Exhibition, AsiaWorld-Expo held its first Open House. Members of the public could view the renowned exhibition, conference, banquet and concert venues, including AsiaWorld-Arena, Hong Kong’s largest indoor seated entertainment venue and Runway 11, the venue’s latest conference and event hall, to learn more about AsiaWorld-Expo, and the role it plays in welcoming the world’s top business and entertainment events.

 

9 November 2010

The highly-acclaimed public exhibition at AsiaWorld-Expo welcomed over 900,000 visitors

 

AsiaWorld-Expo played host to the high-profile “River of Wisdom – Animated Version of the Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival” Exhibition, which smashed Hong Kong’s record for ticket sales by day and by hour at a single event or exhibition. The exhibition ended on a high note on 29 November 2010 and welcomed over 900,000 visitors over 21 days.

 

30 July 2010

AsiaWorld-Expo hosted the first and largest indoor petting zoo in Hong Kong

 

AsiaWorld-Expo hosted the first indoor massive petting zoo in Hong Kong. Held as the inaugural event in a series of 5th Anniversary celebratory activities, "Happy Farm@AsiaWorld-Expo" received overwhelming public response and provided a groundbreaking new experience for the community.

 

19 March 2010

AsiaWorld-Expo named ‘Best Exhibition and Convention Centre’

 

AsiaWorld-Expo has been named ‘Best Exhibition and Convention Centre’ in the 10th CAPITAL Outstanding Enterprise Awards. Organised by CAPITAL, South China Media, the awards are designed to recognise Hong Kong’s most vibrant and forward-looking businesses, honouring them both for their achievements and for their contribution to the local economy.

2009

27 August 2009

AsiaWorld-Expo scoops Prime Awards for Brand Excellence

 

In recognition of its commitment to service excellence, AsiaWorld-Expo has been recognised as the winner of the celebrated Prime Awards for Brand Excellence in International Exhibition Service. Now in its 5th year, the Prime magazine awards are judged by a panel of industry and community leaders.

 

10 February 2009

AsiaWorld-Expo won top Outstanding Partnership Project Award and has once again been recognised as one of Hong Kong’s leading role models for corporate social responsibility

 

For the second consecutive year, the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) has awarded AsiaWorld-Expo its prestigious Caring Company logo. The company has also received an Outstanding Partnership Project Award, which is the top honour awarded to a Caring Company, acknowledging its pioneering work with vulnerable members of the community as well as contributions to the society by creating employment opportunities and providing vocational training for the socially disadvantaged members of the society.

2008

29 July 2008

F&B team of AsiaWorld-Expo won major culinary award

 

AsiaWorld-Expo’s award-winning F&B team won the top prize in a popular culinary competition ”California Strawberry Cooking Contest 2008” that attracted interest from over 60 teams across Hong Kong.

 

1 March 2008

AsiaWorld-Expo 2nd Anniversary

 

Confirmation of new and recurrent major exhibitions and conventions as well as new accreditations for corporate social responsibility with Caring Company status and Indoor Air Quality certification marked the second anniversary of AsiaWorld-Expo.

 

17 February 2008

Spectacular show by local mega-star put AsiaWorld-Arena in the Guinness Book of Records

 

A seven-day concert tour by local singing sensation, Aaron Kwok, marked a new level of popularity for the 13,500-seater AsiaWorld-Arena. The Arena showed off the full extent of its entertainment abilities with the construction of a Guinness record-breaking 450° revolving stage, which brought the Hong Kong pop-star thrillingly close to his fans. The success of the Aaron Kwok concerts put AsiaWorld-Arena firmly on the map as a stunning entertainment venue, and a string of other popular local acts soon followed.

2007

3 September 2007

Hosted the world's largest civil aerospace event - Asian Aerospace International Expo and Congress

 

Asian Aerospace International Expo and Congress, the World's largest civil aerospace event, has moved to AsiaWorld-Expo from September 2007 after 25 years in Singapore. There were more than 500 exhibitors from 20 countries including Airbus industries and Boeing.

 

17 January 2007

AsiaWorld-Expo celebrated the First Anniversary

 

AsiaWorld-Expo celebrated its first anniversary. The Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology, Mr. Joseph Wong (centre), Mr. Nicolas Borit, Chief Executive Officer (left) and Mr. Allen Ha, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited (right) officiated at the cocktail reception, which was attended by key business partners and customers.

2006

4 December 2006

Hosted Hong Kong's largest ever trade exhibition cum forum - ITU TELECOM WORLD 2006

 

ITU TELECOM WORLD 2006, the largest trade exhibition cum forum event ever held in Hong Kong, were attended by 700 top-notch exhibitors from 37 countries, including 150 from Mainland China and around 62,000 trade visitors from 141 countries.

 

15 April 2006

Hosted a series of China Sourcing Fairs

 

A series of China Sourcing Fairs organised by Global Sources was relocated from Shanghai to AsiaWorld-Expo since April 2006.

 

25 February 2006

Oasis, one of the UK's hottest rock n'roll bands, rocked the newly launched AsiaWorld-Arena

 

Oasis, one of UK's hottest rock n'roll bands, performed at AsiaWorld-Arena. It was the first international concert of the venue.

2005

21 December 2005

AsiaWorld-Expo officially opened

 

The much anticipated AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong's largest exhibition and events complex located at the Hong Kong International Airport, was opened on 21 December 2005 by Mr. Donald Tsang, Chief Executive of HKSAR (6th from right) and senior representatives of the shareholding and management companies.

2004

30 October 2004

French Minister Gilles de Robien visited AsiaWorld-Expo site

 

Mr. Nicolas Borit, Chief Executive Officer of AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited (right) briefed Mr. Gilles de Robien (third from left), Minister for Infrastructures, Transports, Housing, Tourism and the Sea of the French Republic on the latest developments of AsiaWorld-Expo on his visit to Hong Kong.

 

29 March 2004

Groundbreaking ceremony for AsiaWorld-Expo

 

(From left) Mr. Nicolas Borit, Chief Executive Officer of AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited; Mr. Hans Bakker, Commercial Director of Airport Authority Hong Kong; Mr. Tony Fung, Chairman of Yu Ming Investments Limited; Mr. Olivier-Marie Racine, Chief Executive Officer of Bouygues Batiment International; Mr. John Tsang, Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology; Mr. Mike Rowse, Chairman of AsiaWorld-Expo; Mr. Benoît de Ruffray, Vice Chairman of AsiaWorld-Expo and Managing Director of Dragages Hong Kong Limited; Dr. David J Pang, Chief Executive Officer of Airport Authority Hong Kong and Mr. Russell Black, Project Director of MTR Corporation took part at the groundbreaking ceremony of AsiaWorld-Expo.

2003

23 August 2003

Contract signing to develop AsiaWorld-Expo

 

(From left) Dr. David J Pang, Chief Executive Officer of Airport Authority Hong Kong; Mr. Mike Rowse, Director-General of Investment Promotion at Invest Hong Kong; Mr. Henry Tang, Financial Secretary of HKSAR; Mr. Luc Messier, Managing Director of Dragages Hong Kong Limited; Ms. Christina Nicholson, NEC Director and Mr. Tony Fung, Chairman of Yu Ming Investments Limited signed contract to develop AsiaWorld-Expo.