Youth Matters
Another Choice, Another Opportunity
HKFYG HSBC Youth Business Award
Entrepreneurship is at the heart of innovative growth and employment, moving economies forward. Young people play an important role in this journey. The Federation supports entrepreneurship as another choice and encourages young people to consider this option as another opportunity. Therefore, we are very excited about this year's HKFYG HSBC Youth Business Award, currently underway, with the top five 5 finalists now being selected.

The Federation's aim with this award is to promote entrepreneurial culture, providing a platform for sharing business ideas and enriching business knowledge. It takes determination and creativity to launch a new business so please join us by supporting worthwhile efforts to contribute to Hong Kong's economy. Gold, Silver, Bronze and Merit Awards will go to the top finalists, giving opportunities to build networks and find investors.

Go to and you're your online vote for your favourite entrepreneur.
See the Thank you partners section, below, for incentives
What's New
Make the most of the Green Working Week at HKFYG
Green Working Week at HKFYG
While the UN Climate Summit 2014 took place on 23 September, seeking a new global agreement on climate change, the Green Working Week was up and running at HKFYG. From 22-29 September it is promoting environmental protection and sustainable living. Whether you are taking public transport or walking to work, wearing cool clothes or switching off aircon, take a photo and upload it to
Prizes for the best snaps. Contact William Wong, tel 3755 7110, for more information.

Heart to Heart Project companies and schools promote the spirit of volunteering
It is a great pleasure for HKFYG's Heart to Heart (H2H) Project to invite schools and companies' to participate this year. HKFYG launched H2H in 2005 with the aim of cultivating a genuine wish to serve the community. Schools are asked to pledge volunteer service hours and companies are sought as corporate sponsors for the schools' volunteer service projects. Up to now, 447 schools have signed up, thereby pledging to run volunteer activities with a total of not less than 2,000 service hours each. 265 companies have pledged to support them, contributing a minimum of HK$3,000 to at least one 2014-2015 H2H School Neighbourhood Project. H2H has a Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Project Grant with funding from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust and support from the Social Welfare Department and The Hong Kong Council of Social Service. More details at (Heart to Heart Schools) (Heart to Heart Companies).
Contact Doris, tel 2169 0032, for further information.
Coming Soon
Barclays Young Entrepreneurs Sharing Session
Young Entrepreneurs Sharing Session: from app to venture capital
With funding from Barclays, the Federation's youth entrepreneurship support scheme, YBHK (Youth Business Hong Kong) is holding a sharing session on venture capital and angel investment. The session is on 29 September at 7.30pm in the HKFYG Building G/F Cafe 21. Successful tech business start-ups are invited to share their experience of pitching for investors. Please register at Contact Becky, tel 3113 7999 for more details.
Thank YOU partners
Thank you partners
M21 & OFNAA Healthy Internet Video Contest
The Healthy Internet Video Contest is co-organized by HKFYG's Jockey Club M21 and the Office for Film, Newspaper and Article Administration (OFNAA). The contest encourages young people to produce and watch wholesome videos on the internet. It also builds understanding of the Control of Obscene and Indecent Articles Ordinance and encourages young people to avoid violent or pornographic video games. Open for entries welcome until 30 November. Contact Kaylie, tel 3979 0030 or go to for details.

Sir David Trench Fund for Recreation supports HKFYG at Tai Mei Tuk
Funding from the Sir David Trench Fund for Recreation has been granted for an extension of the Activities Area at the HKFYG Tai Mei Tuk Outdoor Activities Centre. The capital project will provide more scope for sporting events and training courses which will encourage young people to reach their potential. For details, please contact Mr Fong Kwong Yiu or Mike, tel 2664 4686.

Join the selection of finalists for HKFYG HSBC Youth Business Award 2014
The top 5 finalists for the HSBC Youth Business Award 2014 are now being selected from among 130 applications. Go to to cast an online vote for your favourite. Each of the first 100 voters will receive HK$50 supermarket coupons. The final judging for this award, initiated by the Federation and fully supported by HSBC Commercial Banking, will be on 27 September. The aim is to recognize outstanding young entrepreneurs and to promote both the culture and practice of entrepreneurship. For more details contact Becky, tel 3113 7999.

Exclusive discounts in mega "back to school" sale of ASUS tablets and notebook computers till 17 October
10%-20% discounts on selected ASUS products are available now for all HKFYG app users. Those with HKFYG membership card numbers enjoy a second discount of HK$30. Go to the HKFYG App to access the easymember site, register as an HKFYG member and make the most of this offer. Redeemable once per person. Terms & Conditions apply. Details on membership eligibility here
Order list here
Product details here News/Asus_dm0914_hkfyg_a4_02-01.jpg and here News/Asus_dm0914_hkfyg_a4_02-02.jpg. Contact Miranda Ho, tel 3755 7044 for more information.