Frequently Asked Questions
What is RISE?
RISE brings speakers from the world’s biggest companies together with the world’s most exciting startups in Hong Kong. In 2017, RISE welcomed 14,000+ people from 90 countries, including 400 investors, 565 media, almost 600 startups and 240 speakers. In 2018, people from all around the world will come to Hong Kong in July to share their stories and experiences at RISE. RISE is returning to Hong Kong in 2018 from July 8-11.
When and where is RISE?
RISE 2018 will take place in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from July 8-11.
What does my RISE ticket entitle me to?
A standard RISE ticket grants you entry to RISE 2018 on July 8-11 as well as access to RISE satellite events, networking events and Night Summit parties. A premium ticket includes all of the above and access to a VIP Networking Lounge (Partners lounge). A platinum ticket will include all of the above plus access to the Speakers Lounge. For any ticket enquires email email@example.com.
Can early stage companies apply to exhibit?
Yes, early stage startups can apply to exhibit at RISE as part of the ALPHA program. You can apply to exhibit at RISE 2018 here.
Is there a schedule available?
There will be a detailed scheduled available closer to the event. It will be made available through our conference app and our website.
Do you pay for travel?
Unfortunately, we can’t pay for travel expenses for RISE.
How can I get the latest updates about the event?
I’m interested in a media pass for the event, who do I contact?
For information on media at RISE please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
I’d like to attend the event as an active investor, who do I contact?
For information on attending as an investor at RISE please contact the investor team at email@example.com.
I’m interested in volunteering at the event, who do I contact?
You can apply to volunteer here.
What age do you have to be to volunteer?
To volunteer you must be over the age of 18.
I’m interested in working for RISE, who do I contact?
Web Summit is the team behind RISE. Our headquarters are based in Dublin, Ireland. For more information on career opportunities please visit our careers page.
Do you have an Anti-Harassment Policy?
Yes, it’s available at this link.