KODW 2023 CEO Dinner Sparked Creativity with the InnoDesign Leadership Forum

An evening of inspiration and celebration, the CEO Dinner marked the grand conclusion of KODW 2023 after two days of thought-provoking forums, interactive workshops and masterclasses, and countless networking activities at the Hong Kong Palace Museum.

Held at the magnificent Regent Hong Kong, the event was graced by distinguished guests including Kevin Yeung, GBS, JP, Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, The Government of HKSAR, Prof. Eric Yim, JP, Chairman, Hong Kong Design Centre, Arjen van den Berg, Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Hong Kong and Macao, as well as esteemed KODW speakers, moderators, along with local and international dignitaries.

This special night was kicked off with a piano performance by Mr Joost Swart followed by the enlightening InnoDesign Leadership Forum led by Marieke Rietbergen, CEO of Design Innovation group and Bart Ahsmann, Managing Director of CLICKNL from the Netherlands, to inspire reimagination of business development and operation in a circular way.

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Acknowledgement of InnoDesign Leadership Forum cum CEO Dinner


Lead Sponsor: Ming Foundation

Prof. Eric Yim, Chairman of Hong Kong Design Centre

Diamond Patron: Kai-yin Lo

Ms Kai-yin Lo, A jewellery designer, art curator and historian

Diamond Patron: LAWSGROUP

Mr. Leslie Fok, Marketing Director, LAWSGROUP

Gold Patron: The Oval Partnership

Mr Patrick Bruce, Director, The Oval Partnership

Wardrobe Sponsors: ANGUS TSUI LIMITED, Hong Kong Design Institute

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