Never Give Up Never Fair the Loss
“It is most important to never give up and never be afraid of losing, the starting of suffering loss is the beginning of receiving rewards,”
said May Leung, Vice President of Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce in China.
Miss May Leung, Vice President of Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce in China worked for many years in the fields of marketing, sales and business planning and is well recognized as a successful business woman. Ms Leung worked for Skyworth Group for over 10 years in the early stage of her career. In 2008, because of her sense of mission, she gave up her high-paying job without hesitation and devoted herself into the preparatory work of the Beijing Olympic Games and became in charge of training and arranging of thousands of volunteers.
She then started up her own company under supports from friends a few years later, engaging in LED screen films trading and large-scale events management. After learning that LED screens are widely used in Mainland China, she decided to break a new ground in Hong Kong’s market.
Avenue to Success: Never Fair the Loss
When asked about the secret of her success, Ms. Leung said that it is most important to never give up and never be afraid of losing. she always believes that the starting of suffering loss is the beginning of receiving rewards.
Ms. Leung also mentioned that listening carefully to customers’ needs is also essential for business success. She believes that her achievements lie in a comprehensive understanding of needs and wants of her customers, and of course quickly providing various appropriate solutions afterwards.
Widely Used LED Screen Films Have Huge Market in Hong Kong
Ms. Liang analyzed the LED screen films market and suggested the direction of future development. She said that the target customers of this industry are five-star hotels. Currently, there are less than 10 of these high-end hotels are facilitated with LED screen films out of a total number of 80 in Hong Kong. The market is believed to be huge indeed.
Ms. Leung also pointed out that LED screen films can be used widely. Not only in hotels, but can also be installed outdoor and provide a better display than normal projectors.
However, LED walls are not very widely installed due to the high cost of human resources and logistics services in Hong Kong than that in Mainland China, resulting the price of LED screen films in Hong Kong two to three times higher than Chinese products. As a result, Ms Leung suggested the development strategy in the short future is to lower down the commodity price to an acceptable level for local clients. She would also seek corporation with other partners to provide related services including avenue setting, event planning, lighting and sound art services.
Definition and Social Responsibilities of a Successful Business
To achieve success in business, Ms. Leung said that there must be shared principles and values in all aspects within a company. When common goals are set between colleagues, their teamwork would become unbeatable.
In addition, companies should also embrace its social responsibilities in order to be successful, Ms May Leung thinks that environmental protection is particularly important. She said that our future generations will not be able to breath fresh air if we do not protect our environment today. She suggested that companies could carry out more greening works like building green walls to lower down temperature and improve air quality.
Opening Up of New Markets
As the vice president of the Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce in China, Ms. Leung is very grateful for the help she got in market development in Mainland China when her red wine business first tried to enter the market. She said the chamber helped her in expanding network and provided her with useful information of the local market. She encourages young people to join such organizations to explore their networks.
At the end, Miss Leung encouraged the award winners to always have the active connotation and make investment in young people.