TTGassociations Publications January 2019 - Page 4

PROFILE 10 Achieving loftier goals Sabrina Chan, senior executive director of Hong Kong Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry, talks to Prudence Lui about her association’s wide-ranging work to elevate pharmaceutical professionalism and Hong Kong’s competitiveness in the global arena GUIDE TO 13 Inspiring entertainment From a dramatic dance with water to comedic singing sommeliers, TTGassociations picks out some of the most fascinating entertainment ideas for meetings and events DESTINATIONS 17 Hong Kong // A more affordable Hong Kong The growing supply of mid- scale hotels and unique venues is helping Hong Kong to finally be more approachable for asso- ciation events. By Prudence Lui 19 Japan // Japan’s current meetings magnet Fukuoka is winning major associ- ation gatherings and the reasons why are clear, writes Kathryn Wortley 21 Australia // Canberra comes into its own Direct international flights give fillip to association conferences as the Australian capital city courts regional and global mar- ket. By Geraldine Donough-Tan DEPARTMENTS 1 To our readers 3 News 8 On the shelves 2 Contents 6 Talking point 23 Case studies