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OutReach - 2 December 2021 - The long anticipated MIPIM Asia Summit
2021, revives its in-person conference and sought-after MIPIM Asia Awards Ceremony
at the Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong for two days from 7th to 8th
past few years, Asia has shown unbreakable resilience despite disputes across
the trade and from uncertainties caused by the pandemic. Thus, with the theme "Initiating
a New Era", MIPIM is proud to be hosting a safe event to shine light on
increasingly important topics, from sustainable development to regional
investment prospects, as well as to proudly showcase award-deserving projects
that continued to thrive amidst the global lockdown.
The Hon Mrs
Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong
Special Administrative Region, will deliver a Welcome Keynote at the long-awaited
celebratory luncheon for the MIPIM Asia Awards 2020 winners, on 7th
December to show her unconditional support towards industry professionals. Day one
of MIPIM Asia Summit will feature two conference discussions on the ongoing
pursuit of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and technological
innovations in the region, as well as, insights on the hospitality & retail
industries during the pandemic era.
day topics will be led by panelists, including Mr Gene Soo,
Head of Ecosystem at MTR, who will discuss ESG and technology innovation, Dr Aron Harilela, Chairman and CEO of
Harilela Hotels Limited, Mr Stephen Ho, President-Growth & Operations, Asia
Pacific of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, and Mr Girish Jhunjhnuwala, Founder and
CEO of Ovolo Hotels who will delve into the hospitality industry. And Mr
Christopher John Wu, Chief Financial Officer of Chongbang Development Ltd., Mr
Yu Yang, Chief Investment Officer of Chelsfield, Mr Dennis Au, Managing
Director of Real Estate of Chinachem Group, and Mr Gerald Li, Co-founder of
Leading Nation Hospitality, who will speak on how F&B
is transforming retail, alongside many
other distinguished speakers.
Additionally, attendees will engage in
insightful discussions about managing investment portfolios during the
pandemic, with a panel of experienced investors including: Mr Laurent Fischler,
Vice President of Ivanhoe Cambridge, Mr Kenny Lam, Senior Managing Director and
Head of Asia Real Estate Investments at Manulife, Mr Myung Joo, Managing
Director & Head of Investments and Investment Banking at KIS, Mr Chew Fook
Aun, Vice Chairman of Lai Sun Group, Mr Raymond Kwok, Senior Investment
Director of International Properties at Nan Fung Group, Ms Christina Gaw, Managing
Principal and Global Head of Capital Markets at Gaw Capital, and Mr Qiqi Zhang,
Managing Director at Warburg Pincus.
day of the summit, invites keynote speeches from two of Hong Kong's property
leaders, Mr Adriel Chan, Vice Chair of Hang Lung Properties Limited and Ms
Winnie Chiu, J.P., President and Executive Director of Dorsett Hospitality
International. They will be providing their insights on how sustainability and
innovation in the built environment have evolved and accelerated since the
pandemic. The conference will also explore in detail, real estate investment
strategies across the Asia Pacific region, such as the latest competitive
market trends through inbound, outbound, and alternative investments
on the final day feature notable guests like Mr Nigel Smith, Managing Director of Colliers, Ms Zoe Zuo,
Managing Director and Co-head of China Real Estate Angelo Gordon and more.
Also, an unmissable event of the MIPIM Asia Summit, the "Meet the
Chairmen" panel will feature the leading lights of the Asian property industry Mr
Justin Chiu, Executive Director of CK Asset Holdings, Mr Kenneth
Gaw, President and Managing Principal Gaw Capital, and Mr George Hongchoy,
Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer Link Asset Management Limited,
who will elaborate on 'initiating a new era' in a post pandemic environment and
paving the way for long-term economic growth.
To conclude the whole summit, MIPIM Asia will host a grand dinner
that will have everyone paying close attention to the announcement the 33
winners of the highly sought-after, MIPIM Asia Awards 2021, whose highest
achieving teams will be joining to celebrate their successes.
We look forward
to welcoming everyone to The MIPIM Asia Summit where we will take all the
necessary precautions to provide you with the safest possible networking and
conference environment. For more information about the precautionary measures
please visit our website.
The MIPIM Asia Summit programme is
available on our website.
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