Lead Sponsor:
Hong Kong – Asia’s Media Hub

Hong Kong has developed a leading edge in key areas across the creative industry. According to the latest statistics, Hong Kong has over 29,710 creative industry-related establishments, which is 8% of the total establishments in Hong Kong*. The value added of creative industries stood at about HK$63.6 billion, representing around 2.3% of Hong Kong’s GDP**.

CreateSmart Initiative – Talent Development Programme (“TDP”)

As a long-standing supporter of Hong Kong’s media and creative community, the Asia Video Summit (the “Summit”), hosted by the Asia Video Industry Association (“AVIA”), proudly receives sponsorship from Create Hong Kong (“CreateHK”) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government. The Summit is committed to fostering local talent through its Talent Development Programme (“TDP”)

The TDP offers a limited number of COMPLIMENTARY tickets to Hong Kong-based SMEs and tertiary students majoring in media and creative disciplines. These individuals will have access to the 2-day Summit on 13-14 March 2024, and will have full access to the online delegate matching tool to connect with international delegates. By engaging with local SMEs and students, the Summit aims to cultivate a thriving video ecosystem in the region.

To learn more about the TDP or register for a complimentary pass, please contact Vanessa Li at vanessa@avia.org.

CreateHK-sponsored Mentoring Workshops

Attendees who participate in the TDP are also encouraged to attend the Mentoring Workshops, which will take place on 13 & 14 March at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, happening alongside the main Summit. Building on the momentum of the Summit, this year’s workshops aim to assess the current state and future prospects of the creative and multimedia industry.

This year’s Mentoring Workshops consist of two sessions per day, spanning two consecutive days to accommodate the overwhelming demand from Undergraduate Students and SME group. The innovative workshops, “The Intersection of Tradition and Technology: Reconnecting Through AR/VR in the World of Chinese Culture” and “Building a Reliable Innovative Engine” will be led by a panel of experts in AI, video, VR, XR, gaming to design industry. Our esteemed speakers will share their personal stories of inspiration, discuss how they achieved their inventive breakthroughs, and provide insights on building a successful business in the Creative Economy.

The Mentoring Workshops will be tailored to meet the unique needs and challenges of the respective groups who are at different stages of their career development.  During the two-day Summit, there will be two dedicated sessions for each of the Undergraduate students and SME group.   To learn more about or RSVP for the workshop, please contact Vanessa Li at vanessa@avia.org

Workshop Speakers
HKU- Tim Gruenewald
Dr. Tim Gruenewald
Associate Professor
University of Hong Kong (HKU)
Artbat - Mike Ha
Mike Ha
Asyst Lab - Patrick To
Patrick To
Asyst Lab Technology Limited
Asyst Lab - Steven YAU
Steven Yau
Asyst Lab Technology Limited
Enertime - Declan Leung
Declan Leung
Firefilm - Yan Or
Yan Or
Co-Founder and CEO
Eddie Lin
Eddie Lin
HITA Group
JIE Technology - Ivan Fung
Ivan Fung
CEO & Co-Founder
JIE Technology
Sportopia - William Chun
William Chun
CEO and Founder
CUHK - Jonathan Wong
Jonathan Wong
Project Director, The Center of Entrepreneurship
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Business Training Sessions

As the preeminent association for the APAC video industry, AVIA is deeply committed to fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs in this field. We recognize that the industry is constantly evolving, and that new ideas and fresh perspectives are essential to driving innovation and growth.

With CreateHK’s support as part of the Talent Development Programme, we are proud to launch the Business Training Sessions, a unique opportunity for SMEs and students to turn their creative and innovative ideas into viable business concepts.

Our Business Training Sessions provide a dynamic platform for young entrepreneurs to connect with seasoned industry stakeholders and receive valuable insights and guidance. Through the Business Training Sessions, 20 start-up teams were invited to host a booth at the Asia Video Summit to showcase their business ideas to Summit attendees. After the Summit, 5 winning start-up teams will be invited to exhibit at AVIA’s 2024 overseas events, which include Korea in View (3 Sep, Seoul), Japan in View (5 Sep, Tokyo) and Vietnam in View (10 Oct, Ho Chi Minh City). This programme offers a critical opportunity for young talents to gain visibility and make important connections with key players in the industry. By connecting rising stars with established industry leaders from different key markets, we aim to inspire and empower the next generation of leaders and innovators in the video industry.

At AVIA, we believe that nurturing young talent is essential to driving continued growth and success in the video industry. Our Business Training Sessions are just one example of how we are working to support the next generation of entrepreneurs and ensure the industry remains vibrant, innovative, and successful for years to come.

Young Entrepreneur Exhibitors

AI Voice

A Hong Kong-based company specializing in Voice AI research, with a particular emphasis on Cantonese Voice AI Models. Our AI research aims to enhance voice-over efficiency and overcome language barriers.


An Art-tech X Ed-tech AI-powered solution to revolutionize the way people experience art, aiming to provide accessible art education opportunities, in return unleashing the potential of promoting cultural literacy.


ArtWhip aims to empower performing arts professionals address the crucial challenge of visibility, connectivity and democratise the access to opportunities, fostering a thriving ecosystem where talent meets production.

Bricks Technology

Bricks Technology Limited is an Edge-AI enabled No-Code platform specialising in the speedy development, iterations and maintenance of interactive display applications in a uniquely cost-effective way

CanvasLand Metaverse Production

CanvasLand is an innovative metaverse company based in Hong Kong. Specializing in Web3 technology, and with expertise in virtual environment design, 3D avatar creation, game development, and VR/AR/XR technologies.

ChakFoto Technology

ChakFoto is a brand new powerful XR interactive Web3 Photo Advertising (Play-To-Earn) platform with the latest 3D imaging and AI technology which allows users to enjoy a new fantastic Metaverse photo-taking experience.

Evergreen Wearable Technology

Revolutionizing gaming with affordable somatosensory solutions, promoting physical wellness through interactive incentives


INDEX GAME is one of Hong Kong’s first The Sandbox Advanced Trusted Partners. We integrate “Gamification” and blockchain tech to help brands leave an impact on their audience in the Metaverse.

Joker Games

Specializing in immersive event design, Joker Games crafts unique experiences that draw audiences into thrilling adventures. We blend interactive performances with cutting-edge technology, transforming storytelling into unforgettable journeys.

Magni Technology Limited

Leverage the potential of AI influencers in your marketing strategy. Our expertise in AI influencer marketing connects brands with digital personalities for engaging and innovative social media campaigns.

Master of Arts in Digital Learning and Technology Programme, the Education University of Hong Kong

As students of the Master of Arts in Digital Learning and Technology, we are focused on the application of digital learning in various fields. The showcased works are a culmination of our learning over the past six months.


MonLoff is a multimedia production agency aspiring to create commercial videos with AI, 3D models and VR. We provide services ranging from outdoor shooting, live broadcasts, promos, and product shooting.


OMEGA is an art-tech solution transforming paper-based dance tournament to a professional tournament, all manageable on tablet. Empowered 20+ large scale dance tournaments in Hong Kong and Taiwan.


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Recoroad is a music collaboration hub that helps young musicians transform their music dreams into a thriving profession with technology and services from music production to music distribution.

Restituo International

Restituo excels in digital image restoration, using advanced computer vision for swift, precise corrections. Our tailored-workflow delivers personalised solutions, rivaling seasoned professionals but at an impressive 50 times the speed.


Reunite’s 3D Web App Engine is a real-time editor that facilitates the creation of metaverses and entertainment. The Engine promotes interoperability across different 3D websites, empowering 3D assets to carry animation, VFX, and logic.

Scan the World

Scan the World produces digital twins for the retail and education sectors. Our interactive eCommerce capable platforms are launched onto the web browsers to showcase any city’s personality.

SolveWhere Software

SolveWhere Software was founded in 2020. We have developed a multi-camera live broadcast app, MixTra-Cam. All you need is your mobile devices to conduct live broadcasts that are professional grade filming.


We connect the physical and digital world to provide the best immersive experience. If you can do it in the real world, you can do it in the virtual world.

Hong Kong Palace Museum

AVIA is deeply committed to fostering Hong Kong’s reputation as a global creative capital and a hub for cross-cultural exchange. To this end, we are excited to offer complimentary full access tickets to the Hong Kong Palace Museum to overseas delegates who are attending the Asia Video Summit.

Through these tours, delegates will have the opportunity to explore the museum’s diverse range of exhibitions and programming and engage with the city’s vibrant arts and cultural scene firsthand.

The Hong Kong Palace Museum is a world-renowned institution which presents over 900 priceless treasures. Many of them are on display in Hong Kong for the first time, while others have never been shown to the public before. The Museum regularly presents special exhibitions featuring Chinese art and culture, as well as art and treasures from other parts of the world, allowing visitors to explore Chinese art and culture through a new lens.

Through offering these complimentary tickets, we hope to enhance Hong Kong’s global reputation as a hub for innovation, creativity, and cross-cultural exchange. We are proud to be part of Hong Kong’s dynamic and diverse arts and cultural community, and we look forward to sharing our passion and enthusiasm with our overseas delegates.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Vanessa Li at vanessa@avia.org. We are confident that your experience at the Hong Kong Palace Museum will be a highlight of your visit to Hong Kong, and we look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant and creative city.

* Number of establishments by the eight creative sectors under the purview of Create Hong Kong

** Value added by the eight creative sectors under the purview of Create Hong Kong