Thursday Jan 14, 2016

Building and selling a successful business to a technology giant

Start Date:2016-01-14
End Date:2016-01-14

Short Descirption:

Valuable lessons that every entrepreneur can profit from

Presented by Alvin Lam
Founder & CEO, PacificLink Group

Long Description:

The Entrepreneurs Network (TEN)

Building and selling a successful business to a
technology giant

Valuable lessons that every entrepreneur can profit from

Presented by Alvin Lam
Founder & CEO, PacificLink Group

Event Details


Thursday, 14 January 2016 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm (at LEVELS)


LEVELS, 2/F., On Hing Building (off Wyndham St), Central, HK


We are very pleased to announce that Alvin Lam, Founder & CEO, PacificLink Group, will be presenting at TEN on 14 January.

Alvin will talk about the challenges in building a successful B2B company with close to 300 employees in HK, and his experience in selling the business. In particular:

  • How do you create a company which will have technology giants knocking at your door?
  • How can you refuse over 20 buyers?
  • What factors enabled Alvin to reach this success milestone?
  • What are the future growth prospects for the company after the acquisition?

After Alvins presentation, the session will continue in an interactive Q & A format where members and guests are encouraged to discuss relevant issues with our guest speaker.

Agenda (approx.):
6:30 to 7:10 cocktails and networking
7:10 General TEN announcements
7:20 Presentation by our guest speaker
7:50 to 8:15 Q&A session
8:15 to 9:00 Networking


This event is FREE for TEN MEMBERS and HK$100 for non-members and guests.

We encourage all members and guests to register in advance and to arrive not later than 7:00pm.

Please register early HERE to ensure your place as this will be a very worthwhile event for all entrepreneurs and business owners. Advance registration is recommended as it helps in our planning.  All online registrants will receive an email confirmation from TEN.



2/F., On Hing Building
No. 1, On Hing Terrace
Central District, HK [Enter from Wyndham Street]
Tel: 2850-6826




Please register HERE (NOTE: Advance registration for this event is desirable)


About our speaker:

Alvin Lam
Founder & CEO, PacificLink Group

Alvin Lam is an entrepreneur. In 1998 he founded the PacificLink Group which now has over 270 professionals providing creative online services. The company has established itself as an award winning digital marketing agency with a clientele of top-tier brands like Estee Lauder, Adidas, Philips…etc. Dozens of creative awards have been received by this pioneering new media agency.

PacificLink Group was acquired by technology giant Accenture in 2015 in recognition of the top value and market position of the agency.

Alvins entrepreneurial story has been selected as a business case in Harvard Business Review in 2010 which is now the teaching material for MBA and EMBA classes of the world. In recognition of his achievement in the IT Industry, he won the Outstanding ICT Achiever Award in 2012. After that, he received the Top Outstanding Designer Award 2015.

Recently, he has been a guest lecturer in HKUST, HKBU, CityU and HKSYU, and has frequently appeared as speaker and judge in various technology and entrepreneurship events. In past years he has served HKUST as Council member and as President of the Alumni Association.

He is also a business advisor and angel investor in various start-ups and technology companies.


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Best regards,
Executive committee members of TEN