An evening at the Volvo Ocean Race with Rob Lilwall


Welcome to a spectacular evening during the Volvo Ocean Race Stopover in Hong Kong. The event will focus on adventure and the evening will consist of a motivational talk by Rob Lilwall; a global Keynote Speaker & Nat Geo Adventurer, an interview with a Volvo Ocean Race Sailor, DJ and canapés & drinks.

About Rob Lilwall:

Rob Lilwall is a former geography teacher who has walked across the Gobi in winter, braved the jungles of Papua New Guinea, and cycled across Afghanistan.He has two National Geographic TV shows and has given speeches all over the world to the likes of Microsoft, HSBC and Nike.

At our VOR event, Rob will talk about his most recent expedition, crossing the Taklamakan Desert in China’s “wild west” Xinjiang region. He will reflect on the fears, the tribulations and lessons learned from crossing this 1,000km ocean of sand.


Rob Lilwall

Before the event starts, between 6-7 PM, there will be a free guided tour in Race Village for those who are interested (please note this in the form below).

How to get there:

Read more about the transport here
Roundtrip ferries to the Race Village will be departing on a frequent basis free of charge
Pickup: Kwun Tong Ferry Pier (Not to be confused with the Kwun Tong Public Pier) Drop-off: Kai Tak Park.

… or take a taxi to Kai Tak Runway Park, Kowloon Bay – Hong Kong


Volvo Ocean Race Website

This event is co-hosted by the German Chamber of Commerce.

Information about the event

When:Wednesday, 7 - 9 PM
Where:Volvo Pavilion, at the Race Village in the old airport, Kai Tak

member: 250 HKD

non-member: 350 HKD

Interested in participating:
Fill out my online form.

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