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UKTI North West – Mission to Hong Kong & Macao

2013-03-16T00:00:00+00:00 2013-03-23T00:00:00+00:00 22.27893059841188, 114.158935546875

UKTI North West is offering a great opportunity for northwest creative industry companies to join market visit to Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART).

FILMART is Asia’s premier film industry event and one of the world’s top three events of its kind in terms of exhibitor numbers. International renowned
producers, distributors, investors and professionals use FILMART to launch

promotions, network with key industry players and negotiate deals. The 16th edition in March 2012 attracted more than 640 exhibitors from 33 countries and regions and more than 5,700 visitors from 53 countries and regions.

What Filmart HK can Offer
The trade mission will provide the opportunity to meet key decision makers in the Asia. Creative sector companies gain an understanding of the upcoming
programmes & meet major companies in the Asian Creative sector supply chain.
Macao’s economy is largely based on tourism, gaming and hospitality with the industries estimated to contribute more than 50% of Macao’s GDP. Since 2002, when the Macao government ended the gambling monopoly, numerous hotels and casinos opened. Gambling revenue has made Macau the world’s top casino market, surpassing Las Vegas. More recently shows and entertainment has also increased.
Proposed Itinerary
16 March Depart Manchester to Hong Kong
17 March Arriving Hong Kong
18 March In-market briefing in Hong Kong and visit Filmart
19 March Visit Filmart
20 March Visit Filmart
21 March Visit Filmart
22 March One day trip to Macao
23 March Depart Hong Kong

A Creative Sector Mission to Hong Kong (Filmart HK)
and Macao

16 – 23 March 2013
Market visit support (MVS) of £600
is available for eligible companies
• Support from an experienced group
leader who has business experience of
Hong Kong & Macao with a success
record of managing these visits for
many years.
• In-market briefings in Hong Kong
• Assistance before, during and after the
• Networking & promotion opportunities
• Flexibility to vary your own agenda and
arrange your own business meetings.
• Help to identify potential customers or
partners and to arrange meetings with
team via the Overseas Market
Introduction Services (OMIS).
You must register by 1st Feb 2013
There are a limited number of Market Visit Support (MVS) grant of £600
available for eligible NW companies on first come first serve basis.
Eligible companies must be small or
medium enterprises (SMEs) based in North West and must have been trading for a minimum of 12 months.
It is the responsibility of your company to book and pay for your own flights and accommodations, Please do not make any travel arrangement, prior to receiving the confirmation of your place.

Grant Eligibility
Register your interest
To register your interest please complete the registration form below & return via email to or fax to 0161 875 2234. Alternatively for more information please contact Miho Hatakeyama on 0161 875 2333 or email

Contact Details

For more information contact Miho Hatakeyama on 0161 875 2333 or email

To register your interest please complete pdf form and return to or fax to 0161 875 2234.