SPORT & BUSINESS: The perfect match
Despite being better known for building skyscrapers not sports centres, Hong Kong is nonetheless a sporting city. Unbeatable natural attributes and a sporting local population, certainly. But is there a real business behind sport in Hong Kong?
From the sports retail giants to the major corporates making events like the Rugby Sevens possible, we spoke to the main players in the sports business ecosystem in Hong Kong to find out why sport and business are a perfect match after all.
Yeung Tak Keung, Commissioner for Sports, HKSAR Government
Marc Zielinski, Hong Kong CEO, Decathlon
Tricia Weener, Global Head of Sponsorship, HSBC
Sabrina Dumont, Co-Founder, TransLantau (Asia Sport Connection Ltd)
Paul Blanc, Managing Director Asia Pacific, Beneteau
Terence Leung, Manager, Cyberport (Youth Team)
Chan Ka-ching, Leader, PandaCute
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