ALLEN HA, FOUNDER
Under the inspired leadership of Allen Ha, AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited (AWEM) has earned its place at the top table of the highly competitive EXPOtainment industry. Allen, who has been Chief Executive Officer since 2007, has spearheaded AWE’s rapid rise. With a diverse range of track records, the company was awarded among the Top Three “Best Convention/Exhibition Centre in Asia Pacific” winners for 6 consecutive years since 2011, by the CEI Asia Magazine, the prestigious and industry-leading MICE publication. AWE, now regarded as one of the world’s leading MICE EXPOtainment venues, has achieved impressive double-digit percentage business growth for 7 consecutive years.
Allen has been appointed by the Government as a member of the Lantau Development Advisory Committee (LanDAC) and Chairman of the Public Relations and Promotion Sub-Committee of LanDAC since 2014. He also serves as a member of the Economic Development Commission Working Group on Convention and Exhibition Industries and Tourism, Founding Chairman of Lantau Development Alliance and Convenor of Aero-Bridgehead Economy Employers Network.
As a father of two sons, Allen is interested in the holistic development of the next generation and is especially devoted to promoting the upward mobility of young people in Lantau. He is also the founder of DADsNetwork (dadsnetwork.org), which promotes active fathering for a healthy society and member of the Organising Committee 2015/16 Family-Friendly Employers Award Scheme.