What's New at EDI - October 2018

What’s New at EDI – October 2018

October 1, 2018

Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary and Invest Hong Kong Director General Visit Israel

Mr. Paul Chan Mo-po, Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary and Stephen Phillips, the Director General of Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) made a visit to Israel in early September joined by a delegation of government personnel, local business people and investors.  While in the country, Mr. Chan delivered the keynote address at the 6th Annual China Business Summit in Tel Aviv.  The delegation also participated in DLD Tel Aviv, one of Israel’s major innovation events, and visited with local companies interested in exploring opportunities in China.  EDI was heavily involved in planning portions of the visit as part of the company’s responsibilities as the Israel consultant office of InvestHK.

German Games Mission to Israel

In early September, 10 German companies with innovative technologies in the games sector visited Israel to meet with potential joint venture partners.  The recruitment in Germany was handled by IBG partner AHP International of Berlin, while EDI organized much of the meeting schedule in Israel.

Illinois Companies to Exhibit at WETEX 2018 in Dubai

Four Illinois companies in the water and cleantech energy sectors will participate in Dubai’s WATEX 2018 exhibition scheduled for October 23-25.  Over the three days of the show, the companies will meet with local importers and distributors interested in considering representing these Illinois companies in the region.  EDI, representing the trade and investment promotion interests of Illinois in the Middle East, will organize pre-arranged meetings at the show and will be present there to administer the booth and meetings.

Invest Hong Kong Associate Director General to Visit Israel

In mid-November, Associate Director General of Invest Hong Kong, Charles Ng, will visit Israel on a follow-on trip after the visit earlier this fall of the Director General and Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary.  Ng will spend time meeting with those Israeli companies and organizations who are sincerely interested in considering opening offices in Hong Kong.

Ukraine Food Mission to Israel

 In late November, the Ukraine Export Promotion Office will organize a mission to Israel of Ukrainian food producers seeking business opportunities in Israel.   EDI has been selected to handle all aspects of the mission including the scheduling of individual appointments, site visits, social interactions with Israelis and informational seminars about doing business in Israel.