the giftware association

Unveiling Trends and Opportunities in the Hong Kong Gift &Premium Market



Unveiling Trends and Opportunities in the Hong Kong Gift &Premium Market

Co-organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council London Office and the Giftware Association, this webinar will delve into the dynamic world of the Hong Kong gift and premium market. Speakes with extensive experience in the region will bring you insights, expertise, and opportunities that promise to enrich your business ventures. From exploring retail branding landscape to navigating market trends and leveraging trade fairs for global expansion, this webinar offers a comprehensive guide for industry professionals seeking success in Hong Kong and beyond.

You will take away from this webinar

 - Understanding Hong Kong’s strategic advantages and its role as a gateway to China and Asia.

 - Insights into current trends in the Hong Kong and China gift & premium market. -  Strategies for expanding brands in the recovering Hong Kong retail market.

 - Maximizing participation and leveraging resources at HKTDC events and trade fairs for business growth



Callan hails from the United Kingdom, having grown up in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he was involved in business consulting at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce. Callan has also been Chairman of several non-governmental charitable entities, as well as serving a period as General Manager of a United Nations infrastructure company during the Bosnian War 1992-1995. Callan is a business specialist with significant private and public-sector experience in strategic and business planning, human resource management and corporate services. 

With over 25 years’ experience in management and consulting, Callan has been instrumental in assisting firms from Australia, Canada, UK and USA to develop a presence in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Since Callan’s first appointment in Asia since 1999, he has led many global firms in their expansion within the region, as well as taking up voluntary posts including Director of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. 

He is a Fellow of the following organisations; The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, the UK Institute of Directors and The Royal Society of the Arts and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 


Fai Chan is the visionary co-founder and CEO of Pair Pair Full, a dynamic startup brand revolutionizing the world of lifestyle products. With a mission to inspire healthier and happier living, Pair Pair Full offers a curated selection of premium sock items designed to enhance everyday life. Under Fai's leadership, the brand has quickly gained a reputation for innovation, quality, and customer-centricity.

Fai brings to  Pair Pair Full over 15 years of extensive experience in building start-up, brand building, and business transformation. His strategic acumen and entrepreneurial spirit have been instrumental in driving the growth and success of multiple startup ventures.

Before co-founding Pair Pair Full, Fai served as the Global Chief Operating Officer at CASETiFY, where he played a pivotal role in driving operational efficiency and expansion for this leading global tech accessories brand. His expertise in strategic planning was further honed during his tenure at Hong Kong Disneyland, where he contributed to the park's strategic initiatives and planning.