The 2020 Forbes China Under 30 Summit (U30 Summit), co-hosted by Forbes China and Forbes Global Alliance (FGA), was officially held in Shanghai on January 20-21, 2021.
The event celebrated this year’s Forbes China 30 Under 30 list, which was released on November 9, 2020. The list recognized 300 honorees under the age of 30 with active impacts on their fields in China from 10 industries. Summit attendees were treated to business insights from speakers and panelists, as well as an awards ceremony dedicated to this group of young elites.
Forbes China Under 30 Summit
Mr. Christopher Hui, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (via video), Mr. Chi Man Kwan – CEO and Founder of Raffles Family Office, Mr. Andrew Wu, LVMH Group President of Greater China, and Dr. Kai-fu Lee, Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures (via video), delivered keynote speeches at the event.
On the afternoon of January 21, the 2021 HSBC-FGA Influence Forum and the Launching Ceremony of Forbes Global Alliance were held. Ms. Tiffany Yam, Executive Director of Forbes Global Alliance, Mr. Sherman Lee, CEO of Forbes China, and Ms. Jenny Wang, Head of CVM, Retail Banking and Wealth Management at HSBC China gave speeches at the forum.
Excluding the host (first on the left), from left to right: Ms. Jenny Wang, Head of CVM, Retail Banking and Wealth Management at HSBC China, Mr. Peter Hung, President and Chief Representative of Forbes Global Holdings, Ms. Tiffany Yam, Executive Director of Forbes Global Alliance, Mr. Sherman Lee, CEO of Forbes China, Mr. Herman Chik, Chief Revenue Officer of Forbes China, and Ms. Wendy Yu, founder and CEO of Yu Holdings
During the forum, Ms. Vivienne Tam, founder and designer of VIVIENNE TAM, and Mr. James Mi, founding partner of Lightspeed China Partners, delivered keynote speeches. Two round-table dialogues were also held at the forum with panelists from past year and this year’s U30 list-makers.
In the evening, the summit rolled out the red carpet for the awards ceremony of the 2020 Forbes China U30 honorees.
Mr. Sherman Lee, CEO of Forbes China, attended and spoke at the event. He warmly congratulated the U30 list-makers, and believes that their presence will make the global community of Under 30 more diverse and dynamic. He also stated that in the future, Forbes China and Forbes Global Alliance will foster more game-changing innovations among the younger generation in China, and thus, benefiting the world with China’s innovative impact.
At the awards ceremony
Special thanks to the sponsors of this summit: Raffles Family Office, Financial Services Development Council, Hong Kong, Invest Hong Kong, HSBC Bank, DeLonghi, Kaishan Chinese Spirit, Great Leap Brewing, Oravida, Mobi Garden, Paramount, and Hotel Indigo Shanghai Jing’an.
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