Arts Social! - Arts & Finance


The arts industry, like all other industries, faces the same old problem of scarcity - we need to satisfy unlimited wants with very limited resources.


Therefore, utilising resources effectively is the key to the survival of any kind of arts organization, regardless of its scale. Financial management is essential to setting realistic goals and achieving sustainable success of a company.


In fact, there are different parts and functions under the realm of Finance. For arts administrators, we are familiar with terms like budgeting, bookkeeping, accounting and auditing. But are there more we should know? Are we doing it the right way?


In the last Arts Social! event (of 2019/20), HKAAA is happy to have Ricky Lam to be our host and he will talk us through about finance in the arts. Ricky leverages over 20 years’ of experience in the management of business, business development, sales and marketing, and finance and accounting throughout the Asia Pacific across multiple industries. In recent years, Ricky also works with Hong Kong Arts Development Council as the accessor for the audited accounts for their projects.



Date: 17 January 2020 (Friday)

Time: 7:30 - 9:00pm

Venue: PH3 (3/F,186-190 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai)

Direction to PH3


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Topic: Arts & Finance

Speaker: Mr. Ricky Lam, Client Partner of Marlin Hawk

Moderator: Ms. Wendy Lam, Manager, Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association


Language: Cantonese (No SI Service)
Fee: HKAAA Member $70 | Non-member $100

(CCDC Dance Inspiration Members and Zuni's Friends can register under HKAAA member price $70. Please select “Current Member” and fill in CCDC Dance Inspiration Members or Zuni's Friends membership number. Click here to see the example of registration)


**Light refreshment will be provided


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