From world-class restaurants, to historic architectural marvels and floating venues, meetings go far beyond the boardroom in Hong Kong.
Hullett House – 1881: Situated in the colonial white-stucco building that was formerly the Marine Police Headquarters, this beautiful venue in Tsim Sha Tsui is home to a luxury heritage hotel, five restaurants and bars and a performance area. Hullett House’s Chinese restaurant Loong Toh Yuen offers exceptional Hong Kong cuisine and a stunning 50 Pigeons Courtyard that is perfect for a sophisticated alfresco MICE event.
Crown Wine Cellars: This former bunker complex from WWII has been converted into a wine cellar and tasting centre that can be used for receptions and wine tastings. There are three main areas, a conservatory, main reception room and a private library. The area was declared a UNESCO heritage site in 2007.
Sky100: Located on the 100th floor of ICC, the city’s tallest and most spectacular building, Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck offers dramatic, 360º panoramic views over Hong Kong by day and the spectacular city lights by night. Standing head and shoulders over the rest of the city, this is a truly one-of-a-kind venue.
Hong Kong Maritime Museum: Ideally located on the picturesque Victoria Harbour at Central Pier No. 8, the Hong Kong Maritime Museum houses more than 5000 artefacts, comprises 15 galleries including a special exhibition & events space, a resource centre, a roof-top cafe, a gift shop and nautical antique gallery.
Jumbo Kingdom Floating Restaurant: Centred on the Jumbo and Tai Pak Floating Restaurants in Aberdeen Harbour, Jumbo Kingdom is an internationally renowned tourist attraction and fine-dining establishment specialising in fresh seafood. Housing a number function rooms, Jumbo Kingdom combines traditional Chinese decor with modern meeting facilities.
Hong Kong Jockey Club Private Box: Horse racing has been a popular activity among Hong Kong locals for years and Wednesday night racing amid the skyscrapers at Happy Valley Racecourse on Hong Kong Island or weekends at ShaTin is a particularly special experience. With onsite catering, private boxes and function rooms, there are plenty of options for corporate groups.
The Bethanie: Built in 1875, this is one of the city’s most attractive heritage buildings. It has a colourful colonial past having been used at various times as a sanatorium by its French missionary founders, a dairy farm and commercial print shop. It is now run by the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. With views of The Peak and sea it is great for functions, launches and mini concerts.
Aqua Luna: A beautiful, wooden junk boat of a bygone era, the Aqua Luna is a high-end charter option for cocktails with Chinese-inspired furnishings and wooden floors and an open air luxury lounge. Sailing around Hong Kong Harbour for the Symphony of Lights show is a popular option among corporate groups.
The China Club: Located in the top three floors of the heritage Old Bank of China Building built in the 1920s, this exclusive members-only restaurant is perfect for intimate dining to treat corporate clients or incentive delegates.
This article is sponsored by Hong Kong Tourism Board.