Sponsors and Supporters

 The Australian delegation to the AFF is supported by Austrade

The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) assists Australian businesses, education institutions, tourism operators, governments and citizens to develop international markets and promote international education, win productive foreign direct investment and strengthen Australia’s tourism industry.


Tricor ChewandDormers is the result of the recent merger of Tony Dormers firm, Kreston Dormers, a muliti-disipline business advisory firm in Australia and Vietnam, with Kim Chews Tricor Global business in Hong Kong, a well known provider of payroll, back office and corporate services. The objective is continued growth of the international business activities of Tricor with shareholder partners in Hong Kong and other Asian countries.

SUMO SIV and its related entities within the SUMO Group provide investment and funds management services in Australia which include SIV complying investments, property-related funds management (commercial real estate investment, residential property development, lending to property developers), and venture capital investments including fintech, online market places, asset sharing/utilisation, and healthcare-related technology.

Sapien Ventures provides entrepreneurs and investors expertise to mentor, and grow investee companies, with partners and advisors that are all serial entrepreneurs or professional investors. Working with companies in Fintech and online marketplaces, investment criteria is market-proven, revenue-generating, and highly scalable ventures. They are increasingly focused on crypto-currencies and ICO’s.


Australian Services Roundtable is the voice of professional services, aiming to secure Australia’s place in the global economy. The ASR SME peer mentoring program provides a platform for innovation, internationalisation, digitisation and growth.

Hong Kong Trust Company  provides professional services from trusts to custody arrangements as well as funds, private equity and escrow relationships for structuring international assets. HKTC Corporate Services provides business entity establishment in multiple jurisdictions as well as accounting and compliance.

The Hong Kong Trade and Development Council (HKTDC) is the organiser of the Asian Financial Forum. Established in 1966, the HKTDC is a statutory body dedicated to promoting Hong Kong trade. Its mission is to explore opportunities for Hong Kong companies, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and connect them with business partners around the world.

InvestHK’s vision is to strengthen Hong Kong’s status as the leading international business location in Asia. Their mission is to attract and retain foreign direct investment which is of strategic importance to the economic development of Hong Kong. They work with  entrepreneurs, SMEs and multinationals,  that wish to set up an office or expand their existing business in Hong Kong.

The Australian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong and Macau   (AustCham Hong Kong & Macau) is the primary non-government vehicle for promoting Australian business interests by providing ongoing business development and networking opportunities. The Australian Chamber has over 1,500 members who are representatives of about 500 Australian and local companies within the Hong Kong business community.

The Hong Kong-Australia Business Association provides networking opportunities on which strong trading and investment links are built between Hong Kong companies and Australian companies. It also provides an effective channel of communications for information on economic development and trade opportunities in Hong Kong SAR/China.
The New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (NZCCHK) promotes New Zealand’s economic presence in Hong Kong. It provides a forum to discuss and promote business ideas, assist entities seeking to increase business, trade or investment, monitor business, political and economic developments; and maintain links with agencies developing relationships between New Zealand, Hong Kong, Macau and Southern China

The Hong Kong New Zealand Business Association works with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Invest Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Tourism Board. They provide members including major corporates, SMEs and individuals with a substantial knowledge base and strong network of contacts in Hong Kong.

The Australia China Business Council (ACBC) is a membership-based organisation for companies who do business with China. ACBC actively promotes two-way trade and investment, and economic cooperation and understanding, between the business communities of Australia and China. Activities include networking events, representing members views and liaison with senior contacts within the Australian and Chinese Governments.

Association of Family Offices in Asia (AFO) is a professional and industrial society devoted in serving the needs of family offices in Asia. Our members include both family offices in Asia and solution providers within the region. The Association focuses on advancing and modeling the best practices of family offices in Asia, cooperating with major service providers in the region to provide our members with resource, training and professional services that they need.

The International Family Office Association (IFOA) is a not-for-profit organisation providing collaboration for Family Offices on Thought Leadership, Research and Networking.  IFOA provides opportunities for those establishing, managing or servicing the Family Office sector globally and wanting to understand more about wealth management in Family Offices.