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Date: 17 May 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm 
Venue: Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong

Dress Code: Business formal or black tie with a touch of purple



6.00 p.m. Reception opens and cocktails served
7.00 p.m. (Sharp) First course served
7.15 p.m. Programme starts
7.25 p.m. Opening remarks by Fern Ngai, CEO of Community Business
7.40 p.m. Opening speech by Gigi Chao, Executive Vice-Chairman of Cheuk Nang
8.10 p.m. Awards Presentation (Part I)
8.40 p.m. Performance
9.10 p.m. Awards Presentation (Part II)
9.50 p.m. Index Ranking Announcement
10.20 p.m. Group Photo and Toast with Top Ranked Companies and Award Winners
10.30 p.m. End of Formal Programme
11.00 p.m. Event ends


2017 Gala Dinner
Guest Speaker
Why Attend
Target Audience
Guest Speaker

We are delighted to announce that Gigi Chao, Executive Vice-Chairman at Cheuk Nang will be our
guest speaker for this prestigious event.

Gigi is an avid aviator, a passionate member of the community and a voice for the LGBT+ community
in Hong Kong. She is the founder of Faith in Love Foundation, an NGO that supports the alleviation of
poverty, encourages volunteerism, and promotes art as a medium of connection and expression.
Gigi was also recently honoured as the highest-ranked LGBT executive in the 2016 Leading LGBT &
Ally Executives by OUTstanding and the Financial Times.


Why Attend



Target Audience                                                                                                    



300 guests, including:
  • Business leaders
  • HR & D&I professionals
  • LGBT+ professionals and LGBT+ networks
  • LGBT+ related NGOs and community groups
  • LGBT+ opinion leaders and academia
  • Hong Kong and regional media

Gold Table Sponsors:




Corporate Table Sponsors:

Credit Suisse
Eva Chau
IBM China/Hong Kong Limited
Nomura International (Hong Kong) Limited
SMS Management & Technology
Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
State Street Corporation
York Chow
Prize Sponsors:



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