Experience. Excite. Inspire.
The world is rapidly globalising. Globalisation is no longer the wave of the future; it is the present. Innovations in the way business is conducted across borders in the global economy and technological advances are revolutionising all facets of our lives.
Opportunity Fest is a collaborative program of the American Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau, Asia Society Hong Kong Center, the Hong Kong America Center, and produced by OWN Academy. The goal of Opportunity Fest is to expose a broad swath of Hong Kong youth to alternative pathways to success via 21st Century skills focusing on creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Opportunity Festival Schedule: Bit.ly/OppFest2018Schedule
With an extensive network of partners, we have invited companies such as Facebook, Google Earth, Tesla, Thomson Reuters, HKAPA, SCAD, OTIS Elevator, Modern Terminals, Under Armour, Topshop, Hong Kong Design Institute, Godzpeed, Hosbby, Time Auction, AFS Intercultural Exchanges, Snapask, JobDoh and more to join us in engaging Hong Kong youth on these themes.
- Career Pathways of the Future
- Cultural Exchanges
- Arts and Media experiences
- Fashion Show (Sponsored By: Under Armour and Topshop)
- Hands-On Experiences
- Film Screening
- Drone Flying Experiences
- Race Car Simulation
- English / Communication Workshops
- International Exposure
** This is a festival that welcomes all students, parents and teachers. The first 200 students signed up and will have the opportunity to win prizes or exclusive experiences on the day at the festival.
Date: January 28, 2018 ( Sunday)
Time: 9 am – 4:30 pm
Venue: Lok Sin Tong Yu Kan Hing Secondary School
Address: 3 Fu Yue St, Wang Tau Hom
Target Participants: Youth, secondary, high school, early university, vocational students and their parents
Student Age: 12 years old and above
Language: 50% Cantonese 50% English
Format: experiences, interactive workshops, behind the scenes look at the innovation within companies, actionable advice, and ideas to foster an entrepreneurial spirit to break all boundaries.