The Chamber’s 51st Term Board Inaugural Ceremony was staged at the Grand Hall of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Invited to be officiating guests were: Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the HKSAR; Wang Zhimin, Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR (LOCPG); Xie Feng, Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PRC in the HKSAR; Tian Yongjiang, Deputy Commander of the PLA Hong Kong Garrison; Tan Tianxing, Deputy Director of United Front Work Department of CPC Central Committee; Ouyang Weimin, Vice Governor of the Guangdong Province; Matthew Cheung, Chief Secretary for Administration of the HKSAR; Teresa Cheng, Secretary for Justice of the HKSAR; Andrew Leung, Chairman of LegCo and Wang Yongqing, Vice-Chairman of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce. The Chamber’s Office-bearers and Committee Members were inaugurated in the presence of some 1,800 guests.
The ceremony was also attended by a number of delegations from the Mainland and Macau, which included the Government of Guangdong Province, Municipal United Front Work Department of Guangdong and Shenzhen, Federation of Industry & Commerce and CCPIT of Guangdong, Guangzhou Municipal CPPCC as well as Macao Chamber of Commerce. Also present at the event were over 100 local guests including NPC deputies and CPPCC National Committee members from Hong Kong; government officials, Executive Council members and Legislative Council members of the HKSAR; leaders of business associations, representatives of Mainland and Taiwan organizations in Hong Kong; as well as consuls of foreign countries and representatives of foreign chambers in Hong Kong. (30/11)
Presentation of Certificate to Office-bearers
Carrie Lam (fifth from right) presents certificates to the 51st Office-bearers.
Presentation of Certificates to Committee Members
Wang Zhimin (second from left) presents certificates to Li Yinquan (second from right), Yu Kwok-chun (first from left) and Jackie Wong (first from right), who represent the Standing Committee Members.
Xie Feng (second from right) presents certificates to Starry Lee (second from left), Wong Ting-kwong (first from left) and Cheung Wah-fung (first from right) who represent the Committee Members.
Tian Yongjiang (middle) presents certificates to Chong Shing-hum (right) and Zhang Xialing (left), who represent the Association Committee Members.
Presentation of Trophy to Life Honorary Chairmen
Matthew Cheung (second from right) and Teresa Cheng (first from left) presents trophies to the new Life Honorary Chairmen Lam Shu-chit (first from right) and David Fong (second from left) in recognition of their long service to the Chamber.
Presentation of Certificates to Honorary Standing Committee Members and Honorary Committee Members
Ouyang Wemin (third from left) presents certificates to Chu Lien-fan (third from right ), Sze Chin-hung (first from right) and Li Kwok-hung (second from left) who represent the Honorary Standing Committee Members and William Wong (second from right), Kuo Shu (first from left) who represent the Honorary Committee Members.
Awards of Membership Referral
Wang Yongqing (second from right) presents trophies to members winning the membership referral award – highest membership fee. Awarded members: Standing Committee Member Sophia Dan Yang (Champion, second from left); Committee Member Johnson Choi (First runner-up, first from right) and Vice-Chairman Connie Wong (Second runner-up, second from right).
Wang Yongqing (second from left) presents trophies to members winning the membership referral award – highest number of referrals. Awarded members: Chairman Jonathan Choi (Champion, second from right); Vice-Chairman Connie Wong (First runner-up, first from right) and Vice-Chairman Tommy Li (Second runner-up, first from left).
Presentation of Certificate of Appreciation for Sponsorship of the 50th term Committee
Tan Tianxing (fifth from left) presents Certificates of Appreciation to Chairman Jonathan Choi (sixth from right) who has sponsored over HKD 5 million, Vice-chairmen Yuen Mo (fourth from left), Ricky Tsang (third from right), Brandon Liu (third from left), Connie Wong (second from right), Tommy Li (second from left), Johnny Yu (first from right), Life Honorary Chairmen Charles Yeung (fifth from right), Lam Shu-chit (fourth from right) and Standing Committee Member Wong Kwok-keung (first from left, represented by Committee Member Ivan Wong), who have sponsored over HKD 1 million.
Tan Tianxing (middle) presents Certificates of Appreciation to Member Yeung Chi-tong (first from left), who has sponsored over HKD 200,000, Standing Committee Members Chung Wai-ping (second from left), Johnny Chan (second from right) and Committee Member Sun Tai-lun (first from right), who have donated over HKD 150,000.