26 – 29 August 2020: KODW 2020 Goes Virtual

KODW 2020 Goes Virtual

Meeting Global Experts to Explore the New Normal

  • Design, Innovation and Technology for the New Normal
  • Meet over 40 international forward-thinking leaders and innovators in one virtual event
  • Join our FREE Community and Networking platform

KODW 2020 – Event Details
Date: 26 – 29 August 2020
Format: Virtual
Language: English, Cantonese and Putonghua (with simultaneous interpretation)

KODW 2020 – Key Speakers

  • David Chow, General Manager and Partner of Global Business Services of IBM (Hong Kong), helping organisations drive AI-powered innovation and define next-gen business model through the concept of cognitive enterprise
  • Romeo Durscher, Senior Director of Public Safety Integration of DJI (US), exploring how drones, AI and data-driven insights can help save lives in times of emergencies and disasters, from wildfires to the coronavirus pandemic
  • Tim Stock, Co-Founder & Managing Partner of scenarioDNA (US), trends analysis expert discussing how to make sense of an elusive world and stay ahead in these complex times
  • Wes Ng, CEO & Co-Founder of CASETiFY (Hong Kong), Hong Kong-based global tech accessories brand partnering with NASA, DHL and Coca-Cola, sharing insights on connecting with millennials and Gen Z around the world through creative collaborations, customisation and the power of social media

Media Contact
For further enquiries or interview requests, please contact:
Tiffany Ho |  | (852) 2586 7867 / 6089 9273
Charlie So |  | (852) 2586 7850 / 9326 8267

16 – 27 November 2020: Eco Expo Asia Hong Kong 2020

Eco Expo Asia
16 – 27 November 2020
Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE

Eco Expo Asia is a leading trade fair for the environmental protection industry jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Due to travel restrcitions caused by the pandemic, this year, the organisers have decided to migrate the fair onto an online platform – Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE – to allow international exhibitors and buyers in the environmental protection field, to continue their business interactions virtually from wherever they are in the world!

The online platform will give participants direct access to new and existing buyers via the Click2Match business matching platform. Click2Match will allow you to:

  •  Identify potential buyers/suppliers
  • Schedule online meetings
  • Conduct live chats & virtual meetings

For more information, please email or, or visit




ConstructionPlusAsia News: New SGD 1.36bn Construction Support Package to support firms in the construction sector

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) announced the launch of a new Construction Support Package valued SGD 1.36 billion on 27 June 2020. The buffer will further support firms in the construction sector, help them cope with the impact of COVID-19 and resume work quickly and safely.

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8 July 2020: BEC EnviroSeries Conference 2020

BEC EnviroSeries Conference 2020
Business Sustainability in the midst of Disruption, Turbulence and Recovery

Date: 8 July 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: The Mira Hong Kong

Reflecting on the unprecedented disruption the world is facing in recent months, the main objective of this conference is to challenge our conventional wisdom and find an innovative, low carbon approach to recover from the lows of the COVID-19 outbreak. The conference will highlight the tough challenges, extended risks as well as new-found opportunities faced by businesses in such difficult time, and to showcase how corporate leaders are building resilience and adaptability into their business planning and operations for long-term sustainability.

To facilitate discussion, the conference will be structured into 4 plenary sessions:

  • Plenary 1: Decarbonisation amid economic downturn and plummeting fuel price
  • Plenary 2: Investing in a resilient built environment
  • Plenary 3: Developing a Future-Ready Workforce
  • Plenary 4: How the boardroom and investors can lead the way in low carbon recovery

Special Arrangement:
In support of the Government’s public health measures, BEC will conduct a mixed-mode conference where spatial separation seating arrangement with video streaming will be adopted. Coffee breaks and luncheon will be served at a separate dining venue within the hotel.

For more details, please contact Ms Jill Chow:
Phone: +852 2784 3942

19 August 2020: FuturArc Webinar Series – Ecopuncture 2020

This is a series of online presentations that gathers active industry professionals, thought leaders and decision-makers, all passionate about a sustainable built environment and the future.

FuturArc Webinar Series seek to bring together ecologically sensitive products and technologies with core topics on Green design ideas and projects.

19 AUGUST 2020  |  WEDNESDAY  | 11AM – 11:40AM

Attendees are entitled to LAM 0.5 CPD points.

Dr. Nirmal Kishnani
Educator and expert in sustainable design, he is author of
Ecopuncture: Transforming Architecture and Urbanism in Asia,
a FuturArc publication.

Guest Speaker:
Daliana Suryawinata

Co-founder and director of SHAU (Suryawinata Heinzelmann Architecture & Urbanism), she has worked on visionary master plans and architecture projects in many countries including Indonesia, the Netherlands and Germany.


Dekton Façade
by Felix Wang
Architect and Design Sales Manager

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30 September – 3 October 2020: Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2020 (GILE 20)

Date: 30 September – 3 October, 2020
Venue: China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China

Headed by the Light + Building event in Frankfurt, Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition is Asia’s most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event. Celebrating its 25th edition in 2020, the fair integrates innovative lighting-related equipment, components, technologies and applications into one platform.

While the lighting industry continues to encounter ever-changing challenges, its industry experts are always in pursuit of new innovations and the next breakthrough. New technologies such as IoT, photo communication and big data analysis are transforming the lighting industry. Thanks to the enthusiasm and persistence of those in the industry, products have evolved over the years from tungsten lamps to LEDs and now to smart lighting.

Over the last 25 years, GILE has grown together with lighting industry. From just 96 domestic exhibitors at the first show to more than 2,000 global exhibitors participating in 2019.

For more details, visit or email

30 September – 3 October 2020: Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology 2020

Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology 2020 (GEBT 20)

Originally planned to be held in June, Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology (GEBT) has been rescheduled to 30 September – 3 October. GEBT serves the electrical engineering, intelligent building and smart home markets. The fair presents a series of applications, technologies and solutions for green buildings, hotel engineering, IoT, system integrators, protocols, AIoT and more.

GEBT will continue to support the industry with the goal to inject a fresh momentum by showcasing new products and technologies. The fair strives to be an ideal one-stop industry platform with the following advantages:

– Concurrently held with Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE), grants easy access to the latest lighting industry updates
– Furthers understanding of different international standard organisations and protocols
– An international platform to facilitate businesses in navigating the overseas market
– Presents key technologies, holistic solutions and industry trends

30 Sep – 3 Oct 2020 (Wednesday to Saturday)

Opening hours
09:30 – 18:00 (30 Sep – 2 Oct)
09:30 – 14:00 (3 Oct)

China Import and Export Fair Complex
No. 380 Yuejiang Zhong Road
Haizhu District, Guangzhou, China

For more details, please visit Website:

11-13 November 2020: Build4Asia 2020

Recognised as Asia’s no.1 sourcing and trading platform for the building, electrical engineering and security industries, Build4Asia offers a one-stop platform for market leaders to showcase cutting-edge technologies and solutions covering every facet of the construction services industry – from building materials & automation, total surveillance systems to smart city and green technologies.

Event Name: Build4Asia (B4A) 2020
Event Venue: Hall 1DE, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
Event Date: 11 – 13 Nov 2020
Event website link:
Enquiry number: +852 2827 6211
Social Media Link:


The Organiser
lnforma Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. Our portfolio is comprised of more than 550 international B2B events and brands in markets including Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Construction & Real Estate, Fashion & Apparel, Hospitality, Food & Beverage, and Health & Nutrition, among others. We provide customers and partners around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, specialist digital content and actionable data solutions. As the world’s leading exhibitions organiser, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. For more information, please visit

lnforma Markets
Address: 17/F, China Resources Building, 26 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2827 6211



26 August 2020 : Quality Building Award 2020 Award Presentation Ceremony

The Quality Building Award (QBA) 2020 Award Presentation Ceremony dinner will be held on 26 August 2020 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, featuring Guest of Honour The Hon Mrs Carrie LAM CHENG Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Co-founded in 2002 by nine of Hong Kong’s leading professional institutions, QBA has been held biennially ever since, and was established as the one of the property sector’s most coveted honours.

Since inception, QBA has publicly promoted and celebrated buildings that embody excellence. This year has drawn a record-high 49 submissions and 25 qualified finalists. With the theme “Transforming CommunitiesBuild with Heart and Care”, QBA 2020 provides an opportunity for professionals to be awarded for working holistically within the communities they serve.

The award ceremony dinner is open for reservation. Industry leaders, government officials, jurors, QBA leadership and award finalists will all be in attendance to celebrate the results and the industry’s latest successes. For more information, please visit, or contact Mr Vincent Tam (Tel: +852 3159 2954) or Ms Kate Law (Tel: +852 3159 2902) at

Quality Building Award 2020 Award Presentation Ceremony

Date: 26 August 2020 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:30pm –  Cocktail Reception
7:30pm – Dinner and Award Presentation Ceremony
Venue:  Grand Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
Dress Code: Business Formal

Quality Building Award 2020 Organizers

The Hong Kong Construction Association
The Hong Kong Institute of Architects
The Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

  • Building Division
  • Building Services Division
  • Structural Division

The Hong Kong Institute of Housing
The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
The Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency 
QBA 2020 Alternate Chair
The Hong Kong Chapter of International Facility Management Association
The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong

13 November 2020: Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers – Construction Management Awards 2020

The Construction Management Awards (CMA) is one of the most prestigious awards in the construction sector, with winning projects and teams highly recognized for their achievements within the industry and the public at large.

The biennial awards provide a platform for New Works and A&A individuals and teams in demonstrating their capabilities, illustrating teamwork and integration, overcoming challenges, providing solutions, embracing innovation, practicing professionalism, managing cost and time, along with other intangible recognitions.

There are more than 1,000 construction projects in Hong Kong per year requiring a professional working team to oversee the planning, design, and construction for project completion. Winning a CMA Award is a well-recognized badge of excellence among the industry, and between clients and peers.

For more information, please contact the secretariat Mr Vincent TAM or Ms Sandy YUEN:
Phone: 3159 2900
Email: ;