Benjamin Chau, deputy executive director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, said a hybrid model of online and offline events is the future of exhibitions. Photo: Handout. Benjamin Chau, deputy executive director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, said a hybrid model of online and offline events is the future of exhibitions. Photo: Handout.
Benjamin Chau, deputy executive director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, said a hybrid model of online and offline events is the future of exhibitions. Photo: Handout.

Online exhibitions bet on AI and big data to aid beleaguered industry as Hong Kong seeks return to normalcy

  • Participants in online trade shows say artificial intelligence is helping them find the buyers and suppliers they need during the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Many exhibitors are still eager to return to physical shows, pinning hopes on travel bubbles aiding meetups in the near future

Topic |   Artificial intelligence
Benjamin Chau, deputy executive director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, said a hybrid model of online and offline events is the future of exhibitions. Photo: Handout. Benjamin Chau, deputy executive director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, said a hybrid model of online and offline events is the future of exhibitions. Photo: Handout.
Benjamin Chau, deputy executive director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, said a hybrid model of online and offline events is the future of exhibitions. Photo: Handout.
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