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General Information



Date Eligibility
Day 1: 17 March 2023 (Fri) For overseas participants only
Day 2: 18 March 2023 (Sat) For both overseas and local participants


Hong Kong Sports Institute, 25 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China

Target audience

Members of the Association of Sports Institutes in Asia (ASIA); policy-makers and administrators, sports scientists, coaches, athletes and educators who are interested in enhancing the future of Asian elite sports.


English (simultaneous interpretation is not available).

Passport and Visa Requirement

** Important note for overseas participants **
Visitors to Hong Kong should hold a passport with at least six-month validity.

Hong Kong is visa-free to people from over 100 countries, including most of the countries in Asia. Please check with your travel agent for the latest entry requirements or visit website of the Immigration Department of the HKSAR. We will facilitate the submission of applications for the required visitors permit for delegates.

Latest Travel Requirements for Hong Kong

** Important note for overseas participants **
Travellers are welcome to visit Hong Kong without quarantine.
Click here for details on the latest travel requirements for Hong Kong or download the concise guide.

Time Zone

The local time in Hong Kong, China is GMT +8.

The Weather

Located in Southern China, Hong Kong has a sub-tropical climate. The average temperature in March is 19-23° C and relative humidity is about 80%. For further weather information, please visit the website of the Hong Kong Observatory.


Hong Kong’s unit of currency is the Hong Kong Dollars (HK$) which has a fixed exchange rate to US Dollars of HK$7.80 for US$1. Most foreign currencies and travellers cheques are easily changed at banks, hotels and moneychangers. Credit cards are widely accepted at major hotels, large restaurants, department stores and shops. Further information on Hong Kong is available from the Hong Kong Tourism Board.