The Asian Financial Forum 2024 held on 24-25 January 2024 at HKCEC, Hong Kong
The Asian Financial Forum (AFF) 2024, jointly organized by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council was held on 24-25 January 2024 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The AFF is the first flagship finance event held in Asia for 2024. The event was officiated with an Opening Remarks by our Chief Executive, Mr John Lee, followed by a Special Remarks by the Minister of National Financial Regulatory Administration, People’s Republic of China, Mr Li Yunze. The Chairman of HKTDC, Dr. Peter Lam gave a Welcome Remarks to all the participants.
Since the event started in 2007, the AFF has gone from strength to strength in serving as Asia’s premier platform for thought leadership and deal-making. The 2023 event featured 160 internationally renowned speakers and attracted over 2,500 in-person and 4,500 virtual global leaders and elites in government, finance and business from 71 countries and regions to gather intelligence, establish connections, and explore investment opportunities in Hong Kong. 
AFF 2024 attracted over 3,600 policymakers and business leaders from over 50 countries fostering multilateral cooperation amongst global business community, policymakers and regulators. A range topical issues discussed included the global economic outlook, asset management, insurance & risk management, green finance, impact investing, and family office ecosystem will be addressed.  The AFF 2024 also hosted Deal-making session to facilitate project owners and investors around the world to explore investment opportunities via one-on-one meetings.  Over 140 exhibitors participated in this event including Global Investment Zone, Fintech Showcase and InnoVenture Salon, financial institutions, tech companies and start-ups from around the world to present technologies and innovative business ideas across various sectors, helping businesses explore new opportunities.
Our Chairman, Mr. Billy Tam and Vice-chairman Mr. Francis Sootoo, attended the Forum promoted PPP to business partners and connected with potential partners who share the same interests in promoting PPP.