The Dawn of a New Era at AWE
AsiaWorld-Expo Welcomes 15th Anniversary with a Mammoth HK$600 Million Renovation Project
To mark its 15th anniversary, AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) has kick-started a HK$600 million venue-wide renovation project that will further enhance the world-class facilities at AWE to offer business partners and visitors a thoroughly renewed experience. In response to the challenges created by the global pandemic, AWE is embracing a new era with the anniversary theme of “Change • Possibilities”.
Spanning more than 70,000 sqm, the project covers three important dimensions, namely hardware upgrades, technology and network advancements, and smart solutions for sanitisation. To ensure there are no disruptions to daily operations during this large-scale infrastructure enhancement programme, the project has started already and is targeted to complete in strategic phases over the coming five years. This massive investment of time and money signifies AWE’s strong belief in a vibrant market recovery, and a new era of inspirational EXPOtainment events.
Hardware Upgrades: Installing Advanced Equipment including New “Retractable Seat Riser System”
A variety of upgrades have been carried out in all ten halls, organiser rooms, backstage, in dining outlets as well as in public circulation areas. From interior design, lighting and AV systems to ventilation, drainage and equipment such as a new Retractable Seat Riser System, this major revamp will usher in a momentous new era of excellence at AWE.
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Technology and Network Advancements: Introducing Wi-Fi 6 (the first in Hong Kong’s MICE industry) and Mobile Studio AWE is implementing a full-scale upgrade of its ICT network with Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), the first in Hong Kong’s MICE industry, offering a four-times better performance in device-dense environments. These superior connections will fully support bandwidth-intensive streaming video and intelligent applications, providing a strong foundation for IoT-based innovation. With the rise of industry-leading 5G mobile network technology, AWE has likewise upgraded its respective facilities to support higher signal stability with ultra-high speed. AWE is also introducing a brand-new hybrid meeting facility, Mobile Studio. This movable premium booth with standalone lighting and power can be installed inside an exhibition area or relocated to any other place to meet flexible hybrid needs.
Smart Solutions for Sanitisation
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, sanitisation and safety assurance have emerged as key issues for event venues worldwide. At AWE, the washrooms in public circulation areas and halls have been renovated in phases, with all handwashing devices in washrooms integrated with an advanced ozone disinfection system which specially treats the water to eliminate viruses and bacteria. This state-of-the-art ozone system has also been installed in the kitchens at AWE, helping to eliminate contamination and chemicals on ingredient surfaces, and keeping hands, containers and facilities clean and sterilised.
In addition, all escalators at AWE now feature built-in UV devices to constantly sanitise handrails. All lifts have likewise been upgraded gradually with touchless buttons, while auto doors are in place to minimise transmission of viruses and bacteria. To enable large-scale sterilisation, intelligent robots and a long-lasting anti-virus coating are also applied complementing to the World's first three-in-one CLeanTech device in the global MICE industry, which helps to sanitise visitors and their carried items in just 12 seconds.
A new era of transformation and revitalisation has begun at AWE. As local and global economies begin to recover, we look forward to connecting and empowering communities from across the region and around the world, helping to drive economic growth for a brighter future.
AWE Welcomes a Vibrant Return of Events
2021 Hong Kong Brands & Products Shopping Festival
6 - 8 August 2021

Debuting this year at AWE, this is the first time the event has been held in summer since its launch in 1938. Conceived as an inspirational indoor edition, the event at AWE is designed to complement Hong Kong's largest outdoor retail exhibition and carnival held every winter in Victoria Park. Riding on its success of its 54th edition, the debut show at AWE will feature over 250 booths with a wide range of products at great prices. Categories include Leisure Food, Grocery, Living & Household, Beauty & Healthcare, Electronics, Fashion & Beauty, and Children's Products. An exciting programme of stage entertainment, lucky draws and game booths will add to the fun and ensure a great day out for all ages.

Puppy Summer Fun Expo 2021
13 - 15 August 2021

This inaugural show at AWE is dedicated to families with kids that love puppies! The three-day event will feature a Kids Zone, Competition Zone, Pet Fun Zone, and a Main Stage for informative talks, as well as activities focused on pets and their wellbeing. AWE offers an air-conditioned indoor expanse, pet-friendly ground-level access, and a dedicated entrance enabling direct drop-off for families bringing their pets, all of which will help ensure the event is a hassle-free experience for pet lovers and their furry friends in the hot summer months. Together with a Mega Inflatable Maze, Sand Zone, Grass Racing Zone and Parent Child Interactive Zone, this fun-filled event offers a unique day out for parents, kids and pets!

Mytianran presents 《Music is live 2021 Terence Lam x Keung To x
Jer Lau x Tyson Yoshi》
GOGOX, the Canton Pop Express
27 September 2021

Having garnered extensive media attention in previous editions, with tickets always being highly sought-after, this long-awaited event is finally making a triumphant return with some of Asia’s hottest artists including Terence Lam, Keung To, Jer Lau and Tyson Yoshi, all of whom will be performing at AWE for a spectacular night of greatest hits. The organiser, CR2, announced this thrilling news at a press conference at AWE on 5 July 2021, generating instant excitement among fans and music lovers.

A Line-up of Inaugural Trade Events Confirms AWE’s Status as a Launchpad for Industry Success

Extended Subsidies for Event Organisers
To enhance the confidence of organisers to hold events in Hong Kong, the HKSAR Government has extended its Convention & Exhibition Industry Subsidy Scheme to 30 June 2022, offering exceptional subsidies to qualified organisers of exhibitions. International conventions can also enjoy a 100% venue rental subsidy for events with over 400 participants, at least 50% of whom must come from outside Hong Kong. This landmark scheme represents an investment of more than HK$1 billion (US$130 million) in Hong Kong’s C&E industry.
Organisers with postponed events can benefit from this new subsidy by confirming their revised schedule within the promotional period, while organisers of new events can use it to kick-off inaugural shows at AWE.
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Award-Winning Dining at NUVA and Arena Kitchen
AWE is thrilled to announce that two self-operated restaurants, namely NUVA and Arena Kitchen, have recently won international awards.
Inspired by its tranquil sea views, the newly decorated NUVA offers the perfect setting for a sophisticated journey of Chinese fine dining. The remarkable decor was spearheaded by Ronald Lu & Partners and won the Gold Award in the Elite Category of the Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards (APDC Awards) in recognition of its elegant and sophisticated design.
AWE’s western restaurant, Arena Kitchen, has also been recently redecorated, transforming it into a cosy gathering place for a relaxing meal. This stylish makeover has been recognised by the world’s leading influential design award, A’ Design Award and Competition, in the Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category.
In recognition of their delicious food, both restaurants were also named “Best Picked Restaurant” for both Cantonese and Western cuisine in a public vote organised by the popular lifestyle magazine Weekend Weekly. Arena Kitchen even gained the highest number of votes in the public poll, confirming its position as a market leader in less than one year of opening.
At the Heart of a Dynamic New Business and Lifestyle Hub
Airport Authority Hong Kong has announced the creation of a major new landmark, SKYCITY, which will ultimately occupy about 25 hectares of land directly adjacent to AWE. Designed to be one of the largest integrated commercial developments in Hong Kong, SKYCITY comprises retail complexes, dining areas, hotels, entertainment facilities and offices. It will offer guests and organisers at AWE seamless access to an extraordinary new development.  
Within SKYCITY, the integrated development named “11 SKIES” will be Hong Kong’s largest hub for Retail, Dining and Entertainment (RDE) and the first to combine wealth management and wellness services. Developed by New World Development, 11 SKIES has a total gross floor area of 350,000 sq.m and is scheduled to open in phases from 2022 to 2025.
The excellent network of public transportation will be further enhanced for the opening of 11 SKIES, enabling even easier access to AWE. In addition to the Airport Express Line, visitors can already easily reach AWE by bus, minibus and taxi via the transport terminal. Car drivers will also enjoy unprecedented convenience, with around 2,800 parking spaces available at 11 SKIES. 
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) and the Tuen Mun – Chek Lap Kok Link (TM-CLKL) further strengthen connections between AWE and the western part of the New Territories and cities in Mainland China. To further facilitate access to SKYCITY, the new Airportcity Link will provide direct connections between SKYCITY and Hong Kong Port. Convenient pedestrian linkages will likewise seamlessly connect AWE to SKYCITY and its diverse range of business and leisure facilities.

Attraction Partners
Hong Kong Disneyland
Enter a magical kingdom inspired by fairy-tale dreams — filled with beauty, excitement and Disney Characters

Ngong Ping 360
World’s top 10 amazing cable car ride to the majestic outdoor bronze Buddha

Hotel Partners
Four Points by Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung
Adventure starts at this sea front location with unrivalled access to the best hiking, biking trails, local heritage and eco-attractions. This hotel enjoys enviable transport connections close to the airport, AsiaWorld-Expo, China and Macau.

Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel
Book and choose one of the rewards to add value to your event: 1 free room night per 15 paid nights, 1 free for every 10 paying delegates or double points of Marriott Bonvoy.
New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel
A 5-star deluxe hotel brand of Rosewood Hotel Group. An iconic landmark on Victoria Harbour waterfront, a business/shopping district of Tsim Sha Tsui East, featuring 468 well-appointed guestrooms and suites.
Nina Hotel Tsuen Wan West
Spanning a total area of 3,022 m2, 10 of our meeting and catering venues suit every occasion’s need, which is ideal for your events with high flexibility.
Novotel Citygate Hong Kong
Join the newly rebranded loyalty program, ALL – Accor Live Limitless, to book your next stay via for earning points, you could also earn points for dining
Regal Airport Hotel
Directly connected to Hong Kong International Airport, Regal Airport Hotel provides 1,171 smoke-free guestrooms and suites, with 30 function venues
Rosewood Hong Kong
Take advantage of our group room rates from HKD2,500 and of a list of enticing group experiences
Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel
Centred in a community neighbourhood, guests can relax in comfortable distinctive spaces, indulge at the rooftop Sunset Grill or Yue Chinese restaurant, while enjoying seaviews and Lantau mountain views from Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung.
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
Being the highest hotel in the world, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong is strategically situated on West Kowloon waterfront, a prestigious address with luxury residential development, modern financial and retail space.
W Hong Kong
Located conveniently in West Kowloon, W Hong Kong makes meetings memorable with 393 rooms and 1,200 sqm function space with its Whatever/Whenever® service philosophy and unique W sensory setup.