Event Details

Members of Asia Society Hong Kong Center are invited to the guided tour of the "Believe in Hong Kong" exhibition, celebrating more than a century and a half of Swire businesses in Hong Kong. Participants of the tour will be guided on Swire's 150-year journey through interactive play and experiences along with historic artefacts and engaging photo spots.


Oct 6, 2021

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM (GMT+8)

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Hong Kong Maritime Museum 香港海事博物館
Man Kwong Street 11
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong SAR (China)

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Agenda

  • 4:15 PM - 4:30 PMRegistration
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PMExhibition Guided Tour

About the exhibition:

Swire opened the doors of its first Hong Kong office on 1st May 1870. Over more than a century and a half, the group has grown and evolved with the city, pioneering businesses that have helped put Hong Kong on the map as a global commercial hub. Today, Swire is a leading player in Hong Kong's property, aviation and beverage sectors. As a developer and landlord, as an airline operator, manufacturer and retailer - as well as an employer - the Swire group's operations touch the lives of most Hong Kong people.

 

There are 6 themed zones in this family-friendly exhibition, namely "Early Entrepreneurship", "Refining Industry", "Maritime Evolution", "Transforming Communities", "Building an Aviation Hub", and "Realising Potential". This exhibition aims to take visitors along on Swire's 150-year journey and evoke memories of the public. With the hands-on experiences, historic artefacts, and fun photo spots, you can have a better understanding and involvement in this Swire journey.

Disclaimer

The views and opinions expressed are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, do not reflect the opinion, position or official policy of Asia Society Hong Kong, its members, or its committees. Asia Society Hong Kong does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for the content of the information presented.

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