The Hong Kong Philatelic Society co-organized the first Asian regional stamp exhibition in 1994, the first international stamp exhibition in February 1997 and the 15th FIAP Asian International in February 2001. In January 2004, the Society co-organized the Hong Kong 2004 Stamp Expo - 17th Asian International Philatelic Exhibition which was a big success.
This was followed by Hong Kong 2009, 23rd Asian International Philatelic Exhibition in May 2009, the first exhibition organized solely by the HKPS under the patronage of FIAP and sponsorship of Hongkong Post. With the support of FIAP and Hongkong Post as the main sponsor, HONG KONG 2015 is the fifth FIAP Asian International Stamp Exhibition.
The signing ceremony between the organizer of HONG KONG 2015, The Hong Kong Philatelic Society and Federation of Interasia Philately (FIAP) took place in the afternoon on 28 February 2014 during Hong Kong Stampex 2014 at Sheungwan Civic Centre 6/F Exhibition Hall. The Agreement was signed by President of the Hong Kong Philatelic Society Mr. William Kwan and HONG KONG 2015 FIAP Co-ordinator Mr. Prakob Chirakiti.