Why join the Hong Kong BIA?
Joining your local Boating Industry Association can be a smart move for your business. Because businesses that participate in this group promote each other and work together, your own business can grow and prosper quickly.
10 Reasons to Join the Hong Kong BIA
The Hong Kong BIA is liaises with the Marine Department, industry associations and community organisations, and has a mission to represent its members to these bodies at home and abroad.
Increase your visibility
As a new member of the Association, you will be listed in the Hong Kong BIA newsletter, on Facebook and Linked-In. Hong Kong BIA has five sector committees and serving on the subcommittee provides excellent visibility and networking opportunities.
Membership Brings Credibility
You can increase positive perception among consumers and business owners when you are identified as a member of the Hong Kong BIA and adhere to professional standards.
The Hong Kong BIA is now affiliated with the International Council of
Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) and the Hong Kong General Chamber
of Commerce (HKGCC).
Associations like ours have numerous committees and serving on one of them provides numerous networking opportunities as well as professional leadership development. You can build your business while reaching out to the local businesses and the community at large.
Hong Kong BIA Events & Programs
Hong Kong BIA organises regular networking events and speakers forums to update members knowledge and connections in the industry.
Make Business Contacts
One of the Hong Kong BIA’s fundamental missions is to generate more business activities for its members in a B2B environment and to provide a platform for networking with local both international and business.
Members-only Discounts & Services
Directly and via our membership of ICOMIA, the HKGCC and other industry bodies, members will have access to various discount programs and resources which include online and a physical document library that is a resource for all its members.
The Hong Kong BIA will pass on enquiries from individuals and business entities looking for potential vendors, specialists and advisers and has a policy of referring its members wherever possible. The Hong Kong BIA also has a policy of sourcing its own supplies and services form its members where possible.
Newsletters provide new member information, interesting facts about operating a local business, articles about the local marine community, and a community calendar with up-to-date information on Hong Kong BIA events.
If you still don’t think you have time to join and participate in the Hong Kong BIA, consider the following: