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Education fair

One of the key highlights of Hong Kong Money Month was the Education Fair, which was held on 18 and 19 February 2017 at Stars Atrium, 1/F, Plaza Hollywood, Diamond Hill, Kowloon.

The Fair provided fun learning experiences on various money management topics – from budgeting, money saving and spending, investing to debt management, financial and retirement planning through a diverse mix of games, talks, performances and tips sharing by financial education practitioners, market experts, celebrities and ambassadors of Hong Kong Strategy for Financial Literacy (HKSFL).

Highlights

  • Over 20 game and exhibition booths offering fun and experiential learning
  • Investment and personal finance talks by well-known experts
  • Money management tools and tips sharing
  • "Money Master" Game Challenge
  • "I will Plan and Manage my Finances" Photo Station

Fabulous prizes and tools included one-on-one, free-of-charge financial planning consultations! The consultations are provided by CFPCM professionals of the Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong.

Stage programme (18 February 2017)

Please go to the Chinese page for education fair videos.

Time Activities
13.00

Hong Kong Money Month Launch Ceremony
Teacher Award Scheme for Business and Financial Education Prize Presentation

14.00

Education Fair starts

15.00

Investment Talk 2017

Speakers

  • Chan Wing Luk, Hong Kong Strategy for Financial Literacy Ambassador
  • Billy Mak, Associate Professor of the Department of Finance and Decision Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Ben Luk, Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Moderator: Siu Sai Wo, Publisher, Sing Tao Daily

16.30

Sharing session: Smart Ways to Make the Most of Your Money

Speakers

  • Christine Fang, Hong Kong Strategy for Financial Literacy Ambassador; Adjunct Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Department of Social Work and Social Administration
  • Keith Wong, Chief Officer (Social Development), Policy Research & Advocacy, Hong Kong Council of Social Service
  • Ms Chan Shuk Wah and Ms Lo Yee Kwan, Ambassadors of Financial Literacy and Employability Training Programme for Marginalised Women
  • Bob Cheung, Artist

Stage programme (19 February 2017)

Time Activities
12.30

Seminar: Life-long Financial Learning

Speakers

  • Tse Yue Hong, Chris, Vice Chairman - Finance & Administration, Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong
  • Lawrence Tse, Hong Kong Investment Funds Association
  • Anny Choi, The Chin Family, Investor Education Centre

Moderator: Siu Sai Wo, Publisher, Sing Tao Daily

14.00

Sharing session: Money Management Starts Young

Speakers

  • Shelley Lee, Hong Kong Strategy for Financial Literacy Ambassador
  • Viola Lam, Hong Kong Strategy for Financial Literacy Ambassador; Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 of Youth Business International
  • Ivy Tang, Graduate of Hong Kong Federation of Women Youth Leadership Million Dollars Training Programme
  • Cheung Pak Hung, Tertiary Student; Founder, Hong Kong Institute of Rope Skipping
  • Alfred Hui, Artist
15.30

Sharing session: Money Guide for Parents

  • "Agent Penny and Will Power" Interschool Drama Performance - Si Yuan School Of The Precious Blood
  • Ryan Lau, Hong Kong Strategy for Financial Literacy Ambassador
17.00

Sharing session: Be a Money-smart Elder

Speakers

  • Davis Chow, Commercial Crime Bureau, Hong Kong Police Force
  • Anny Choi, The Chin Family, Investor Education Centre
  • Carrie Chui, Hong Kong Strategy for Financial Literacy Ambassador
  • Sanco Sze, Hong Kong Strategy for Financial Literacy Ambassador
Education booth exhibitors
In alphabetical order
Activities' descriptions
Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

To introduce features, convenience and security tips of various e-finance services

CITI

To teach students about saving and spending as well as financial planning through "The Adventures of Agent Penny and Will Power" programme

Caritas Family Crisis Line & Education Centre - Debt Counselling and Financial Capability Service

To introduce Debt Counselling and Financial Capability service and feature responsible and smart borrowing tips

Enrich Personal Development Limited

To introduce financial and empowerment education programmes for migrant domestic workers

Fidelity International

To educate public about MPF planning and management

Financial Dispute Resolution Centre

To introduce ways of resolving financial disputes

Hong Kong Family Welfare Society

To educate youth about money management and financial planning

Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited

To introduce Reverse Mortgage Programme and Premium Loan Insurance Scheme

Junior Achievement Hong Kong

To educate children and youth about money needs and wants

Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority

To educate public about retirement planning, MPF planning and investment

Money Month (Hong Kong Strategy for Financial Literacy)

To introduce various activities of Money Month, Money Learning Directory and enable the making of financial management pledges via photo taking

Noble Apex Advisors Limited

To teach children about money concepts and usage

Po Leung Kuk

To introduce services of Life Planning and Financial Education Centre and to teach children, teachers and parents about healthy financial habits

Principal Hong Kong

To educate about the importance of retirement planning, and introduce the five key investment principles.

St James' Settlement

To introduce financial literacy programmes for children and youth organised by St. James' Settlement

The Bank of East Asia, Limited

To educate children about money concepts and how to differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate saving and spending habits

The Chin Family

To highlight the importance of financial planning for various life events and stages via various Chin Family characters

The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers

To introduce features of various insurance product types

The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups

To feature the importance of financial planning for life and career planning and the importance of money management

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Healthy Budgeting Family Debt Counselling Centre

To introduce the Centre's services and tips to avoid borrowing traps

Visa

To feature financial football game and educate public about the need of future financial planning

Vocational Training Council

To educate youth on importance of saving and financial planning