CHTNetwork recently organised the 7th edition of CHT International Awards awarding some of the most successful and inspiring individuals and companies internationally and nationwide at the prestigious Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel in the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. The evening began with the arrival of ladies adorned with elegant dresses and men in dapper suits and bow ties at the ballroom foyer where cocktails were served. Arriving guests sneak-previewed some of Emily Ward and Serena Lindeman’s designs before the grand reveal when models, clad in the designs, paraded them among guests during the cocktail session. The foyer also saw the display of to-be-auctioned and newest designs by Corum, Nasim Carpets, Astalift and Royals Blue.
President Ch’ng Huck Theng founded CHT International Awards and CHTNetwork for an ambitious vision to forge the spirit of “Where All Good Things in Life Meet”. He promoted the limitless possibilities when the old and new captain of the industries meet in his opening speech: “This CHT International Awards is not only to honour those who have achieved success in their respective industries and contributed to the society, it is also to creating a platform for old comrades and new friends to connect.”
由 CHTNetwork 所呈献的 “第七届CHT国际大奖”，再次将成就非凡、享誉国际的成功人士和公司组织带上镁光灯聚焦的舞台。这项在马来西亚首都吉隆坡八打灵再也喜来登酒店举办的盛典，赢得国际性和全国的瞩目。晚会开始时，女士们身着优雅晚礼服，男士们皆西装笔挺齐聚在华丽的宴会大厅。而到场的嘉宾在开幕礼前，先观赏设计师Emily Ward 和 Serena Lindeman 的时装预演，在鸡尾酒会上，模特们身着精心设计的服饰凝聚了大家的目光。另外，大厅里也陈列着Corum、Nasim Carpets、Astalift 和 Royals Blue 的最新产品设计。
CHTNetwork 与 CHT国际大奖的创办人兼总监庄学腾是基于 “让生活中一切美好的事物相遇” 的精神创造了这些 “邂逅” 的机遇。他促进各行业的新旧领导者汇集碰头并且制造了无限商机。犹如他在开幕词中说的，这个奖项不仅是表彰那些在各自行业领域中创造成功并且贡献社会者，这也是为旧雨新知的朋友们创建的联系平台。
The evening welcomed over 400 national and international guests including Guests of Honour YB Senator Datuk Ng Chiang Chin, Tan Sri Michael Yeoh, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dato Richard Koh, and Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Tan Khoon Hai, who was also awarded the “CHT Lifetime Achievement Award”. The event saw 10 Malaysian nationals awarded the “CHT Pursuit of Excellence Awards” and 7 “CHT International Awards” given to international organisations for their contributions to their respective industries.
While guests enjoyed the first-course meal of the evening, they were presented with a stunning performance by Singapore’s award-winning instrumentalist The TENG Company followed by Indonesia’s singer Hendrik Wijaya. The evening came to a close with Tourism Australia’s very own fashion showcase and has specially flown in Australian designer Emily Ward and Serena Lindeman with makeup sponsored by Young Blood.
现场宾客在享用第一道菜时，在新加坡载誉归来的乐器演奏家鼟乐团和印尼歌手 Hendrik Wijaya也为大家奉上精彩的演出。而澳大利亚旅游局也特别策划了一场时装展示会，由澳大利亚设计师 Emily Ward 和 Serena Lindeman 携手主导，Young Blood 赞助全场化妆。
Leaving the best for last, the show ended with its trademark programme chosen exclusively for the CHT International Awards 2018 – the auction of six one-of-a-kind items sponsored by Nasim Carpets, Corum, Royals Blue, a painting by Erica Hetsu Wahyuni and a Chinese Familie Rose porcelain pot made around the Chinese Republic period. Top auctioned items include ‘Everlasting’, a18K white gold and sapphire ring by Royals Blue was sold to Steve Woon from Lexis Hotel Group for RM24,000; and the limited edition watch by Corum was sold to Calvin Goon from RHB for RM28,000.
Guests left the evening clad with tote bags sponsored by Tourism Australia of which were filled with IM First Class magazine, EZ magazine, CHTNetwork’s angpaos and beauty products from Davines. Other sponsors for the evening include Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, RHB Premier, SpACE@Collins, Thai Airways International, and Ichi Media.
一直来到晚会精彩的后半部，由2018年CHT国际大奖呈现的独一无二的拍卖会，由 Nasim Carpets、Corum 和 Royals Blue 联合赞助的商品，其中一幅 Erica Hetsu Wahyuni 的画作和民国时期的玫瑰瓷锅。另外，顶级拍卖品包括“永恒”，Royals Blue 的a18K 白金和蓝宝石戒指，由来自 Lexis 酒店集团的 Steve Woon拍得，售价2万4000令吉; 而 Corum 的限量版手表则卖给了 RHB 的 Calvin Goon，售价为2万8000令吉。
当晚，宾客们带着由澳大利亚旅游局赞助的手提包尽兴而归，内含《奢华极致》杂志、《御智》杂志、CHTNetwork 红包和Davines 的美容产品等赠品。当晚的其他赞助商还包括吉隆坡兰博基尼、RHB Premier、SpACE@Collins、泰国国际航空公司、毅际媒体。