Hong Kong Tatler Ball 2018 Looks to The Future
Hong Kong Tatler Ball 2018 Looks to The Future
Hong Kong, September 17, 2018 – Science, Space and the Future was the theme of this year’s Hong Kong Tatler Ball, which took place at the Grand Hyatt hotel on Saturday, September 15.
The guest-list of more than 350 included tycoons, industry titans, philanthropists, cultural heavyweights and style influencers. Among them former head of Wheelock and Company Peter Woo and his wife Bessie Woo, Timothy Fok, Martin and Cathy Lee, Edward Cheng, James and Mary Tien, Chee-chen and Harriet Tung, Johanna and Ronald Arculli, Michelle Ma, Matthew and Lianne Lam, Marie-Christine Lee-Louey, Emily Lam-Ho and Kent Ho, Will Lam and Wendy Law, Gary Liu, Bonnae Gokson, Michelle Ong-Cheung, Mira and V Nee Yeh, Alan Lo and Yenn Wong-Lo, Désirée and Hans Michael Jebsen, Eleanor Lam, Antonia Li, Vickie Li, Yen Kuok, as well as the billionaire Breakthrough Prize founders Yuri and Julia Milner.
Upon arrival at the ball, which was sponsored by Chopard, FANCL, The Global Group and The Macallan, party-goers were whisked into a fictional future where they experienced cosmic projections, progressive plant-based dishes, cutting-edge live music – and, of course, a galaxy of stars.
Reflecting on this year’s theme, Edipresse Media Asia’s Chairman & CEO Michel Lamunière said: “The future is now. We are always looking forward and our focus on innovation is stronger than ever. This year’s Tatler Ball was dedicated to Science, Space and the Future and we enjoyed showing everyone what we have in store for the years to come.”
The awards ceremony kicked off with the inaugural Global Unity Award which was awarded to Yuri and Julia Milner, followed by Joanna Lui Hickox receiving Most Promising Young Lady, while Ming Ho-Tang brought home Most Stylish. The prestigious Diamond Award was bestowed upon Peter Woo for his commitment to philanthropy, with his project Project WeCan, and business in Hong Kong. Woo nominated local charity Mother’s Choice to be the recipient of his awarded donation.
To kick off the afterparty, Singapore Tatler’s 2018 Generation T lister and emerging artist, Tabitha Nauser, entranced guests with her viral hits. Completing the celebrations was Hong Kong-based DJ, Miss Yellow, who kept guests on their feet throughout the night with her electro beats.
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About Hong Kong Tatler
Hong Kong Tatlerhas been the most trusted English-language chronicler of the lives of the city’s elite since 1977. Named Marketing Magazine’s No. 1 Luxury Magazine of the Year for five consecutive years as well as Digital Luxury Media of the Year for HongKongTatler.comsince 2015, the flagship title is supported by seven sister publications across Asia and is Hong Kong’s unparalleled authority on luxury living. For more information, visit hongkongtatler.com
About Edipresse Media Asia
Edipresse Media Asia is a leading media company known for producing a diverse portfolio of premium print and digital brands throughout the region. Setting the standard for engaging content and extraordinary event experiences, the company’s award-winning brands include Asia Tatler, Asia Tatler Homes, Weddings, Traveller, Society, T.Dining, and Home Journal. The company set up its Custom Media division in 2010 to leverage its unparalleled expertise in developing branded content, launching magazines and websites, offering content-marketing services, and producing bespoke events, videos and photo shootsfor local, regional and international brands. For more information, visit edipressemedia.com
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Founded in 1860 by Louis-Ulysse Chopard, Chopard is an internationally acclaimed Swiss luxury watch and jewellery brand. Adorned by world-renowned celebrities, Chopard is highly recognised for its High Jewellery creations and fine watchmaking and manufacture expertise. Its iconic collections include “L.U.C”, “Happy Diamonds”, “Happy Sport” and “Mille Miglia”. According to two of its fundamental values, respect and social responsibility, Chopard is strongly committed to ethical work and various philanthropic organisations. Chopard announces to use 100% ethical gold in its jewellery and watch creations from July 2018, which is a pioneer in the industry. In addition, Chopard is a faithful partner of the Cannes Film Festival and classic racing events, such as the Mille Miglia in Italy and the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique.
FANCL is the largest “Preservatives-Free” skincare and nutritional supplements brand in Japan. It is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, with annual revenues reaching US$ 1 billion. Founded in 1980, FANCL possesses world-class product research and development technology, manufacturing preservative-free cosmetics and nutritional supplements to eliminate cosmetics-related skin problems, and offering customers a comprehensive health and nutrition support. With products widely accredited by authoritative associations in Japan, FANCL has established a leading position in the industry globally.
About The Global Group
Established in 1997, the Global Group has evolved beyond financing high-yield technology companies into helping its clients from the grassroots level to develop, fund and expand their own businesses. As a venture capital company, the Global Group brings resources and funding to support innovative enterprises at every stage of the development, from startups right through to IPOs. Its wealth of experience investing across a wide range of sectors and industries, coupled with its strong network of political and business contacts, enables the Global Group to successfully assist clients in raising funds and grow their businesses with the ultimate aim of enhancing their financial, physical and lifestyle well-being.
About The Macallan
Founded in 1824 in the heart of Speyside, The Macallan was one of the first distilleries in Scotland to be legally licensed. Since then it has built a reputation as one of the world’s finest single malt whiskies. The story of The Macallan is built on the Six Pillars, each influencing the whisky in its own distinct way. From the spiritual home of Easter Elchies House; curiously small stills giving richness and fruit to the pure spirit; finest cut or the best of the best of the distillation to exceptional oak casks which account for over 80% of the final whisky; natural colour and peerless spirit, The Macallan itself. Wood sits at the heart of The Macallan. The vital contributing influences of Spain, North America and Scotland, together with true mastery, set it apart from the rest.