July 7 To July 13 Today, HK: The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce is to host a seminar in its Cepa workshop series, 'Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (Cepa) Impact on Hong Kong Business - A General Assessment', at the chamber's theatre. The seminar will be repeated in Cantonese tomorrow. International Bank of Asia and Standard Life Asia co-host a news conference at the IBA Building to announce the launch of an insurance saving plan. May's retail sales data due. Tomorrow, HK: The Hong Kong New Fashion Collection Awards will take place at the HKCEC. Chatyon will host a seminar entitled 'Healthy, Wealthy & Wise - An Introduction to Financial Planning and Lifestyle Goals'. For details visit www.chatyon.com BNP Paribas hosts a news conference at the Island Shangri-La hotel its economic outlook: 'Deflation: An Asian Perspective.' Wednesday, July 9, HK: Baker & McKenzie hosts a seminar, 'Annual Hong Kong Property Update', at the Conrad Hotel. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details. A Hong Kong-Guangdong Economic and Technology Trade seminar takes place in the China Resources Building. Thursday, July 10, HK: Henry Tang Ying-yen, secretary for commerce, industry and technology, is to speak at an FCC luncheon. The International Advertising Association is hosting a seminar in its focus series on the telecoms industry: 'Insight into the Telecoms Market'. Scheduled for the China Tee Club, Central, the event will feature as speakers: Ricky Wong, chairman of the Hong Kong Broadband Network; Tony Seeto, director of mobile business development at CSL; and Andrew Chetham, senior analyst at the Gartner Group. For information call Betty Lee on 9459-0964. Leeport (Holdings) is due to make its main-board debut. Friday, July 11, HK: Dawnrays Pharmaceutical (Holdings) to make its main-board debut. further ahead July 14, HK: The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce's Pearl River Delta roundtable series continues with 'HK/PRD Population Movement'. Speakers at the event, which will be held at the chamber's theatre, United Centre, will be Deputy Director of Planning Ava Ng Tse Suk-ying and George Leung, HSBC chief economist. A conference entitled, 'Revitalising Asian Tourism' has been jointly organised by the Boao Forum for Asia and the World Tourism Organisation. July 15, HK: Chatyon is hosting a seminar entitled 'Investment Planning & Market Opportunities'. For details visit www.chatyon.com July 16, HK: The International Association of Business Communicators will host a cocktail gathering for communications professionals at Vong at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. The event costs $130 for members and $150 for others. July 18, HK: 'A Board Culture of Corporate Governance' is to be hosted by Pacific Change at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. With an opening speech by Moses Cheng, founding chairman of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, the event will feature panel speakers: David Webb, editor of Webb-site.com; Peter Gallo, money laundering and compliance consultant for Pacific Risk; Martin Rogers, a partner at Clifford Chance; and Gabrielle O'Donovan, director at Pacific Change. For details, e-mail email@example.com September 15, HK: A conference entitled: 'Hong Kong's Past, Hong Kong's Future: More than an Economic City', takes place at the HKCEC. The event, originally scheduled for May 9, has the SCMP as a media sponsor. Call 2686 1073 for information.