|Greetings from the Chairman|
Happy New Year! And welcome to 2023 - and on Sunday, we welcome the Chinese lunar new year: 'Year of the Rabbit.'
We hope you have all entered this year in good health and spirit and are ready to take on this year in full force.
Thanks to the members who have already renewed their Membership for 2023. We have the first board meeting of the year tonight, and in our February Newsletter, we will share the plans for the Danish Chamber in 2023, so you can mark your calendars. On February 16th, we have Dinner & Wine Tasting
- we hope to see many of you there.
My picture this month marks a fantastic memory from the Danish Christmas Party 2022. See the link to all the pictures below.
With that - welcome to 2023. Let's make it as good and memorable as we can.
|New Office Manager - Ms. Vicki Kung|
With great pleasure, we can announce that Ms. Vicky Kung has joined the Danish Chamber of Commerce as Office Manager from January 1st.
We hope that you will give Vicki a warm welcome to our community.
On December 3rd, the "Bostonian" at Langham Hotel in Tsim Tsa Tsui framed the annual Danish Christmas Party with 70 guests.
Thanks to our sponsors, we had a fantastic evening and will be back again on December 2nd, 2023. It is a tradition that the party is always held the first weekend of December. *Save The Date*
|Visit from the Royal Consulate General in Guangzhou|
On December 20th, Danish consul: Mrs. Eva Szeftel was able to visit Hong Kong as she made her journey back to Denmark. Her visit was welcomed by 9 Danes, who could renew and extend their passports at the Euro Office in Central.
On the DCC website, you can find links to the Royal Consulate General in Guangzhou
and information about how to get in touch. The most asked questions to DCC are about visa/passport matters, so here are the contacts details:
Visa and consular affairs emails:
+86 (20) 2829 7339（Visa matters，2pm-3pm, Monday-Friday）
+86 (20) 2829 7300（Consular affairs）
|Visit from the Danish Trade Council in China - Morten Kruse|
On January 11th, C-suite representatives from our corporate members were invited to meet Morten Kruse, Minister Counsellor, Head of Trade - Trade Council China, as he was visiting from Beijing.
It was a pleasant exchange of the latest news and updates from Hong Kong and China and we are looking forward to working closely with the Trade Council in China to further develop a Danish business footprint in Hong Kong.
In December, DCC HK met with one of our loyal members: Bank of China, represented by Mr. Thomas Wong.
Thomas shared a fully integrated retail POS payment system with all mainstream payment gateways (Visa, Mastercard, etc.) that connect directly to the customer's bank account via a portable device, offered to retail partners banking with Bank of China.
Thomas is responsible for the International National Chambers as a key contact, so please feel free to reach out to get his contact details.
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