13 Influential Captains from different industries ranging from manufacturing to hospitality were honoured as The Hosts of the Night. This one-of-its-kind Red Carpet Gala Dinner provided them with an evening of extensive networking to develop new customer prospects, reward their key clients and friends with a VIP experience and connect with the most influential personalities.
The North Banquet 2016 – The Hosts & The VIPs is the first Red Carpet Gala Dinner in Butterworth organised by CHTNetwork in collaboration with Ichi Media with the objective to identify influential personalities as hosts and provide a platform for these hosts to invite their VIPs. This prestigious event in Butterworth further promotes various business industries such as tourism, manufacturing and hospitality to strengthen the economy and business opportunities both locally and abroad.
“The Hosts of the Night”盛宴主人。这项别具意义的红毯盛宴赋予这些来自不同领域的产业领袖一个更全面的社交平台，促进商业人际网络，以至邂逅潜在顾客群，以及趁此良机回馈答谢主要客户与商业伙伴。
Over 300 invited guests who came to the event have dressed to impress. Men and women came adorned with lavish and glittery dresses and suits with a touch of gold. The event was held at Sunway Carnival Convention Centre with great support from fellow sponsors:- Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue and Airmas Group. Other supporting sponsors include GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis and DCOVA. Dato’ Alvin Lim, the Executive Chairman of Arita Plastics was the Guest of Honour of the Night.
超过300位嘉宾受邀出席盛宴。只见现场一片衣香髻影，众嘉宾还特别呼应大会服饰主题，于全身装扮行头上点缀以一抹黄金元素。这项汇集北海各产业精英领袖的盛宴，于Sunway Carnival Convention Centre华丽登场，此外，还荣获多个世界顶级品牌的鼎力支持，大会主赞助单位包括：Rado，Shiseido Professional，Lamborghini吉隆坡，SunwayHotel，Royals Blue与Airmas集团。其他赞助单位尚有GST集团，小田佳园，Starbucks，Redbox Karaoke，One East Museum，Passionis与 DCOVA。是晚担任大会主理嘉宾的是 Arita Plastics 行政主席Alvin Lim。
The event featured a spectacular Hair & Fashion Show (Theme: Evolution of the 60s) in collaboration with Shiseido Professional, Signature Hair Expert and renowned fashion designer Richard Rivalee. It showcased the vogue and elegant vintage 1960s hairstyle with stunning and dramatic impression achieved through huge smooth high and low bun techniques.
Dato’ Cher Chen Chiang and Richard Rivalee were delighted with a surprise birthday celebration when cakes and premium gifts were presented to them accompanied by a birthday song from the floor.
是晚还上演了一段惊喜小插曲–只见宴会进行至中段时，忽然一曲生日歌缓缓响起，伴随着生日蛋糕与生日礼物奉上，原来这是大会特别为拿督徐正强与 Richard Rivalee 所准备的一场生日惊喜庆祝，为整场华丽宴会平添一股温馨感。
Petr Feher, a European-born Celebrity Chef with over 20 years of culinary experience who is also the Executive Chef at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok and the Fine Food Consultant of GST Group, has designed delicate and sumptuous appetisers for the gala dinner.
PetrFeher 是一位拥有20余年经验的欧裔明星主厨，他目前担任 Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok行政主厨一职，以及GST集团的高级饮食顾问，今特别为红毯盛宴精心设计了与场合匹配的精致开胃菜。
A unique coffee table book featuring both sponsors and hosts was unveiled on the night to commemorate this important event. It was distributed to guests to achieve maximum exposure for the sponsors and hosts.
The Best Dressed
Many have dressed to impress on the night but only four ladies and one gentleman were chosen for their elegant evening gowns and charismatic formal suit. General Manager of Shiseido Professional, Samantha Vong presented the Best Dressed momentos to the beautiful Datin’ Peggy Lim, Dr Maggie Fong, Grace Chiam, Datin’ Karen Ng and the handsome Leon Hulme.
盛装出席的嘉宾共聚一堂，唯只有四位女士和一位男士被评选为“大会最佳穿著奖”得主。最后由ShiseidoProfessional总经理SamanthaVong为这五位得奖者：DatinPeggyLim，Dr.Maggie Fong，GraceChiam，DatinKarenNg和Leon Hulme颁发奖项。
A significant part of the night was the fun and excitement of the bidding game where portion of the proceeds of sold items were given to charity as part of the contribution of the event. The highlight of the night was the auction of a specially designed jewellery piece “The Heirloom” by Royals Blue to celebrate the success story of The North Banquet. The exquisite piece, adorned with 448 coloured stones and diamonds, was sold at RM47,000 to Mr and Mrs Khor Chin Leng.
A Rado HyperChrome Automatic Chronograph Match Point – a limited edition of tennis-inspired plasma high-tech ceramic watch with only 999 pieces available in the whole world; an elegant luxury evening gown from renowned fashion designer Richard Rivalee; and a unique edition of One East Museum’s Founder Ch’ng Huck Theng’s Relationship bronze sculpture were also auctioned.
此外，RadoHyperChromeAutomaticChronograph Match Point–创作灵感源自网球的Rado全球限量999枚等离子高科技陶瓷腕表，出自著名时装设计师Richard Rivalee之手的奢华晚礼服，以及One East Museum创办人庄学腾先生所创作的“Relationship”铜像也一并公开拍卖。