ASIA BOATING DIALOGUE 2020 – Speakers Announced


The Singapore Boating Industry Association (SBIA) and Hong Kong Boating Industry Association (HKBIA), joint organisers of Asia Boating Dialogue 2020 have announced that Mr Zheng Weihang, Vice Chairman of the China Cruises & Yacht Industry Association and Ms Virginia Chuang representing the Taiwan Yachting Industry Association have confirmed their participation in the ABD2020.The Organisers have also launched a two-tier Sponsorship Programme to garner the support of the organisation and activities of the Asia Boating Dialogue as an industry collaboration. Early sign-ups include Gold Sponsor – Asian Yachting Academy and Silver Sponsors – Simpson Marine and Groupe Beneteau Asia Pacific.Next Tide Consultancy Pte Ltd join IBI International as Supporting Partner of the ABD2020.The sponsorship drive is spearheaded by co-organisers SBIA and HKBIA. All interest and enquiries should be emailed to secretariat@singaporeboating.orgThe ABD2020 website is now Live. To date, 70 attendees have registered from 23 countries around the world. Registration for the event is free and is now open online on the website.Recordings of the Webinar Sessions will be available to Members of the Singapore Boating Industry Association and the Hong Kong Boating Industry Association as well as Gold and Silver Sponsors of ABD2020.All attendees are encouraged to stay in touch by joining Asia Boating Dialogue Groups on its social media channels for the latest ABD2020 updates and open/join industry discussions:Facebook: SPEAKERS AT THE ASIA BOATING DIALOGUE 2020The final line-up of presenters at this Online Event includes:• INDIA: Aashim Mongia – Indian Marine Federation (IMF)• SRI LANKA: Gamini Herath – Boat Building Technology ImprovementInstitute (BTI)• THAILAND: Peter Jacops – Thai Yachting Business Association (TYBA)• MALAYSIA: Oh Kean Shen – Association of Marine Industries of Malaysia(AMIM)• SINGAPORE: Darren Oh – Singapore Boating Industry Association (SBIA)• INDONESIA: Robin Engel – Indonesian Marine Tourism Association(GAHAWISRI)• HONG KONG & MACAU: Lawrence Chow – Hong Kong Boating IndustryAssociation• CHINA (HAINAN): Stuart Hu – Sanya Central Business DistrictAdministration• SOUTH KOREA: Dr Kim Choong-Hwan – Korea International Boat Show• VIETNAM: Duong Do – Saigon Yacht & Marina JSC• PHILIPPINES: Apa Ongpin – Federation of Philippines Marine Industries• JAPAN: Kenta Inaba – Superyacht Association Japan• CHINA: Zheng Weihang – China Cruise & Yacht Industry Association• TAIWAN: Virginia Chung – Taiwan Yacht Industry AssociationSession One – India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, PhilippinesTuesday 22 September 2020Time: 1600 Singapore Time / 0800 UTC+8Session Two – China, China (Hainan focus), Hong Kong & Macau, Taiwan, Vietnam, South Korea, JapanTuesday 29 September 2020Time: 1600 Singapore Time / 0800 UTC+