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AUSTRIA CONNECT Greater China 2019

2019.10.24 - 2019.10.25
Hong Kong

Event details

24. October 2019 - 25. October 2019B.00AUSTRIA CONNECT Greater China 2019

AUSTRIA CONNECT Greater China, the top event of the Austrian business community in Hong Kong and China, will be held from October 24 - 25, 2019 in Hong Kong

AUSTRIA CONNECT Greater China, the annual conference for the managers of Austrian subsidiaries in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, is Asia's top networking event bringing Austrian companies and their trusted partners together. The 2019 Conference will take place on Thursday, Oct. 24 (evening) and on Friday, Oct. 25 at the HK Ocean Park Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong and consists of presentations and networking sessions under the big topic "China's Role in Asia and the World".

The exchange with representatives of Austrian businesses in Greater China is at the heart of AUSTRIA CONNECT Greater China 2019. Expert presentations and panel discussions held in English will focus on specific consequences, challenges and new opportunities China’s changing environment may entail for Austrian companies doing business in Asia and the world. In addition, tailor-made business workshops will be offered to the conference delegates.

The conference will start on Oct. 24 in the evening with a networking reception at the HK Ocean Park Marriott Hotel. The Friday Oct. 25 programme consists of presentations, workshops and offers lots of opportunities to meet other delegates. The Austrian Trade Commissions will present their working programmes. Altogether a very unique opportunity to get an update on doing business in China and Asia and to strengthen existing and force new relationships.

Hong Kong as a place to travel to

The safety of our conference participants is of our utmost concern. Please rest assured that together with Hong Kong authorities, the Austrian Ministry for Foreign Affairs BMEIA and also the Austrian Trade Commission closely monitor local developments. Hong Kong is still considered a safe place to visit but some precautions are advised due to demonstrations, sometimes on a very large scale going on that might also affect travel arrangements. Please find links for the airport express, taxis and public transportation at

Registration, programme and costs

Participation fee for members of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber: 350 EUR
Participation fee for non-members and others*: 700 EUR

The participation fee will be billed by separate payment notice.


The conference language is English. Participants accept the Conditions for Participation for AUSTRIA CONNECT

* “Others” include service providers like lawyers, freight forwarders, tax advisors, etc.

Please click here to register

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation without penalty is possible until September 24, 2019. After this date and up to 10 days before the event, 50% of the fee will be charged, after which 100% of the fee is payable. To cancel your participation, please send an e-mail to

Seats are limited and priority is given to Austrian companies and their subsidaries in China and Asia. There are only some seats for service providers and their registration can only be confirmed at a later stage.

Hotel Booking

Special booking rates are available during AUSTRIA CONNECT Greater China 2019 at the conference site, the Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel for registered delegates (until 7 October 2019, on a first come first serve basis). In case you have any questions regarding the booking, please contact the Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel directly at +852 3555 1688.

Interested in sponsoring AUSTRIA CONNECT Greater China 2019?Join us as a partner and benefit from this perfect opportunity to present your company at the largest Sino-Austrian networking platform in Greater China! Please contact the Austrian Trade Commission Hong Kong, Franz Roessler at, T +852 2522 2388

AustriaConnect Greater China 2019 in Hong Kong, Sponsoring Opportunities [pdf, 345.1kb]

Sponsorship Confirmation [pdf, 72.6kb]



AST | Olympjoy | Eurojoy
Raiffeisen Bank International 
Gebrueder Weiss
Julius Blum 
Kühne + Nagel
UniCredit Bank
Fiducia Management Consultants
Erste Group Bank 
Rödl & Partner
Plasser Far East
AICHELIN Heat Treatment Systems 
Lufthansa Group
DZ Bank 

The programme is supported by go-international, a joint-programme by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs BMDW and the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber WKO