The Hong Kong Public Relations Professionals Association is inviting entry for the fourth public relations awards 2018. It aims to raise awareness of the significant role of public relations in helping organizations achieve their business goals, and give due recognition to consultancies, corporations and industry practitioners for their high professional standards and outstanding performance. Registration deadline is December 13.
ESDlife Bridal Award 2018 is dedicated to honoring distinguished businesses in Hong Kong that have provided the highest quality wedding products or services throughout the year. A total of 48 awards have been made this year.
CBRE at 40
CBRE celebrates 40 years of business in Hong Kong this year. The company has organized a plethora of external and internal initiatives, including an anniversary-themed tram on Hong Kong Island. CBRE Hong Kong is the Asia Pacific headquarters and has grown considerably over the years.
Cheung Kong Holdings received the top donor award at the Community Chest's 50th annual charity dinner recently. The group has partnered with Li Ka Shing Foundation to donate HK$10 million for the Community Chest. CK Holdings has been among the top three donors for 19 years.
Ticket to ride
The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce offered free rides on trams and the Star Ferry last week to kick off celebrations marking its 157th anniversary. Chamber chairman Aron Harilela and chief executive Shirley Yuen launched the event at Hongkong Tramways Sai Wan depot. As many as 2 million people have benefited from free travel on trams and ferries since the HKGCC launched the yearly tradition during its 150th anniversary celebrations back in 2011.