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 2016, RISE welcomed 8,000+ people from 88 countries, including 400 investors, 500 media, 435 startups and 220 speakers. We heard from Cheetah Mobile CEO Sheng Fu, Grab Co-founder Tan Hooi Ling, Facebook Director of Global Product Partnerships Ime Archibong, GGV Capital Managing Partner Jenny Lee and Razer Founder and Creative Director Min-Liang Tan over the course of an incredible event. In 2017, 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 2017 from July 11-13.
When and where is RISE?
RISE 2017 will take place in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from July 11-13.
What does my RISE ticket entitle me to?
A standard RISE ticket grants you entry to RISE 2017 on July 11-13 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 may apply to exhibit at RISE 2017 here.
Is there an agenda available?
A detailed agenda will be made available closer to the event. It will be available on our website and in our attendee app.
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.