AMTD x Davos 2020 | Jan.23 Highlights Recap
The 50th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting was held in Davos, Switzerland, from January 21 to 24, 2020. The theme of this year’s Davos Annual Meeting was “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World”. The participants included Han Zheng, Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice-Premier of the People’s Republic of China; Donald Trump, President of the United States of America; Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore and other political figures, government delegations, business leaders, academic representatives, cultural leaders, media authorities and other representatives.
As the only Hong Kong-based financial institution among the global strategic partners of World Economic Forum, AMTD set up the “AMTD House” at the Davos Annual Meeting for the third consecutive year, and also specially opened a “AMTD Hotel Parsenn" and arranged a series of themed activities such as "Smart Asia: Connecting the Greater Bay Area with ASEAN" and " Greater Bay Entrepreneurship Day", etc., to comprehensively introduce the achievements of China's Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in promoting digital technology innovation and regional economic development.
January 23 is the third day of this annual meeting. Let's review the grand occasion together!
1 Mr. Calvin Choi led AMTD delegation to attend the "Hong Kong Night", held by the Hong Kong SAR Government
Mr. Calvin Choi led AMTD delegation to attend the "Hong Kong Night", held by the Hong Kong SAR Government and hosted by the Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR, Carrie Lam, and met with Professor Klaus Schwab, the founder of the World Economic Forum, and Laura May-Lung CHA, Chairman of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, etc.
2 As one of the few representatives of Chinese entrepreneurs, Mr. Calvin Choi attended the closed-door meeting of Professor Klaus Schwab, the founder of the World Economic Forum
As one of the few representatives of Chinese entrepreneurs, Mr. Calvin Choi, Chairman and CEO of AMTD Group, was invited to attend the closed-door meeting with Professor Klaus Schwab, the founder of the World Economic Forum, to share the innovation and development of Hong Kong entrepreneurs.
3 New York Stock Exchange President and CEO, Stacey Cunningham, visited the AMTD House
Mr. Calvin Choi, Chairman and CEO of AMTD Group, met with Ms. Stacey Cunningham, President and CEO of the New York Stock Exchange, in the AMTD House. The two sides exchanged views on how to attract more Chinese innovation and technology companies, and the reform and development of US stock market. Stacey once again congratulated AMTD on its successful listing on the New York Stock Exchange, becoming Hong Kong's first US-listed financial institution and Asia's largest independent investment bank. Stacey also played the "AMTD SpiderNet" mini game with interest.
4 Mr. Calvin Choi Met Global Leaders of Clifford Chance, Matthew Layton and Jeroen Ouwehand
Mr. Calvin Choi met global partners of Clifford Chance, Matthew Layton and Jeroen Ouwehand in AMTD House to exchange views on the in-depth strategic linkage and cooperation between the two parties.
5 Mr. Calvin Choi met Jim Breyer, the Founder of Breyer Capital
Mr. Calvin Choi met Jim Breyer, a well-known American billionaire, venture capitalist and the founder of Breyer Capital, in the AMTD House. Jim Breyer is an internationally renowned venture capitalist who has invested in well-known companies including Facebook. He has also served as the chairman of the National Venture Capital Association, the president of Western Association of venture capitalists, the chairman of Strategic Planning and Finance Committee of Walmart, and the chairman of the Advisory Committee of School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University.
6 Mr. Calvin Choi accepted an exclusive interview with Sina Finance
Mr. Calvin Choi accepted an exclusive interview with Sina Finance to introduce AMTD Group's development in digital technology and sustainable development.
7 Mr. Calvin Choi accepted an exclusive interview with iFeng Finance
Mr. Calvin Choi accepted an exclusive interview with iFeng Finance to share his views on the recent international capital market and AMTD's internationalization strategy.
8 AMTD held "AMTD Asia Culture Festival"
AMTD held the "Asian Cultural Night" at the AMTD House, inviting the World Economic Forum "Global Youth Leaders", twice Grammy Award winners, internationally renowned musician, Dana Leong, and Singaporean musicians and creators, Emily Wong. They performed under the conducting of Dr. Frederic Lau, Vice Chairman of AMTD Group and CEO of Airstar Bank. Guests of the 50th Davos Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum were invited to taste Hong Kong special delicious food and enjoy Asian music.