Location: Conrad Hotel, HONG KONG S. A. R.
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Now in its 12th year, the IR Magazine Awards & Conference – Greater China 2012 is one of the most anticipated events of the year for the IR industry in Asia. IROs from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan get the unique opportunity to gather and discuss pressing issues, learn from each other’s best practices, and celebrate their achievements in the awards ceremony.
Senior executives from these listed companies have attended in the past:
AIA Group, Bank of China, China Merchants Bank, China Mobile China Overseas Land & Investment, COSCO Group, Hang Lung Properties, Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Lenovo, Li & Fung, PetroChina, Ping An Insurance, Sun Hung Kai Properties, Swire Pacific, Tencent, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company
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