The Caring Company Partnership Expo 2014 was successfully held on 28 February 2014 (Friday) at Hall 3F & 3G of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, with 3,500 participants joining us to establish new community partnership opportunities between the business and social services sectors and to explore CSR solutions.
The officiating guest The Hon Carrie Lam, GBS, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration of HKSAR Government , The Hon Bernard Chan, Chairperson of HKCSS and Mr CHUA Hoi-wai, Chief Executive of HKCSS , in the recognition ceremony.
The Recognition Ceremony was the highlight of the Partnership Expo. The officiating guest The Hon Carrie Lam, GBS, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration of HKSAR Government, presented awards to the winners of the Outstanding Partnership Project Award and Outstanding Award for Social Inclusion. Besides, 46 companies and organisations have been recognised in the List of Barrier-free Companies/ Organisations, a newly established special award in Year 2013/14.
The Social Partnership Exhibition is continued this year to promote and strengthen partnership between the business and social service sectors. The 70 exhibitors, coming from local NGOs and social enterprises displayed exhibits mainly on social services and social enterprises. All these have made this annual occasion become a fruitful networking and exchange platform for both the companies and social service organisations to enhance mutual understanding and to nurture future partnership. Besides, networking sessions have been arranged under particular social agenda, namely Strengthening Family, Age-friendly Community & Business Opportunities, Enhancing Social Mobility for Youth and A Barrier-free Community. Guest speakers are invited to talk about social needs and CSR issues, to enrich participants with more understanding about society needs and to search community partners of similar interest.
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