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Sino-Swiss Business Awards 2019

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Individual Entrance Member: RMB 688 / Non-Member: RMB 988

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Corporate Table (Early Bird) RMB 8'000 for SME / RMB 11'000 for MNC

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Dear Members and Friends of SwissCham,
SwissCham is delighted to invite you to the Sino-Swiss Business Awards 2019, where Sino-Swiss excellence is celebrated. The award ceremony is an occasion to honor and celebrate the ones who have fought for and promoted the development of Sino-Swiss Business the best. For its 4th edition, the Sino-Swiss Business Awards 2019 will be held in partnership with Switzerland Tourism and the Swiss Embassy during the Swiss Winter Festival at the Four Seasons Beijing hotel.
The jury, consisting of industry experts and high-level representatives of the Sino-Swiss Business community, will present prestigious awards to companies and organizations that demonstrate the highest level of achievement in their fields whilst showing an outstanding contribution to Sino-Swiss relations. More than 300 exclusive guests from the Sino-Swiss community, including well-known personalities, will enjoy an unforgettable evening among fellow members of the Sino-Swiss community. Don’t miss this opportunity to take part in a remarkable evening!
Looking forward to seeing you at the Sino-Swiss Business Awards 2019!
With best regards,
SwissCham Team
In collaboration with:

     

SSBA Awards & Criteria 2019

1. BUSINESS AWARD FOR THE MOST INNOVATIVE START-UP/ ENTREPRENEUR.

RECOGNIZES A SWISS OR CHINESE START-UP* OR ENTREPRENEUR THAT HAS PERFORMED WITH EXCELLENCE, DEMONSTRATED SIGNIFICANT INNOVATION AND FOSTERS SINO-SWISS TIES IN THE FIELD OF NEW BUSINESS IDEAS.

*THE START-UP REFERS TO:

  1. LESS THAN 5 MIO. (DOLLAR) IN REVENUE/YEAR IN CHINA .
  2. LESS THAN 30 EMPLOYEES IN CHINA.
  3. WORTH LESS THAN 50 MIO. (DOLLAR).
  4. MAX. 5 YEARS IN THE MARKET.
  5. START-UP SPIRIT.
Would you like to apply for this award? Please fill out the SSBA 2019 Application Form: Most Innovative Start Up Entrepreneur

2. BUSINESS AWARD FOR INNOVATION AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 4.0.

RECOGNIZES A SWISS OR CHINESE COMPANY THAT HAS PERFORMED WITH EXCELLENCE, DEMONSTRATED SIGNIFICANT INNOVATION AND FURTHERED SINO-SWISS TRADE AND INVESTMENT IN THE FIELD OF BUSINESS INNOVATION AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES.
Would you like to apply for this award? Please fill out the SSBA 2019 Application Form: Innovation and Creative Industries 4.0

3. BUSINESS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS OF AN SME.

RECOGNIZES A SWISS OR CHINESE SME THAT HAS PERFORMED WITH EXCELLENCE, SHOWING ASTONISHING ACCOMPLISHMENT AND FURTHERED SINO-SWISS TRADE AND INVESTMENT.
Would you like to apply for this award? Please fill out the SSBA 2019 Application Form: Outstanding Achievements of an SME.

4. BUSINESS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS OF AN MNC.

RECOGNIZES A SWISS OR CHINESE MNC THAT HAS PERFORMED WITH EXCELLENCE, SHOWING ASTONISHING ACCOMPLISHMENT AND FURTHERED SINO-SWISS TRADE AND INVESTMENT.
Would you like to apply for this award? Please fill out the SSBA 2019 Application Form: Outstanding Achievements of an MNC.

5. BUSINESS AWARD FOR MOST CHINA-READY SWISS WINTER DESTINATION.

RECOGNIZES A SWISS WINTER DESTINATION THAT HAS PERFORMED WITH EXCELLENCE, DEMONSTRATED HIGH QUALITY SERVICE AND DESERVES THE TITLE FOR THEIR FOCUS ON CHINESE GUESTS.
Would you like to apply for this award? Please fill out the SSBA 2019 Application Form: most China-Ready Swiss Winter Destination.

6.  BUSINESS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO SPORTS.

RECOGNIZES A SWISS OR CHINESE SPORTS-RELATED COMPANY OR INDIVIDUAL THAT HAS PERFORMED WITH EXCELLENCE AND FURTHERED SINO-SWISS TIES IN THE FIELD OF SPORTS.
Would you like to apply for this award? Please fill out the SSBA 2019 Application Form: Outstanding Contribution to Sports

7. BUSINESS AWARD FOR SUSTAINABILITY, DIVERSITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.

RECOGNIZES A SWISS OR CHINESE COMPANY FOR ITS OUTSTANDING IMPLEMENTATION OF POLICIES AND INITIATIVES IN BOTH COUNTRIES DEMONSTRATING CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, LEADERSHIP AND COMMITMENT TO ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY OR SOCIAL IMPACT.
Would you like to apply for this award? Please fill out the SSBA 2019 Application Form: Sustainability, Diversity & Social Responsibility

8. BUSINESS AWARD FOR THE BEST CHINESE INNOVATOR/ INVESTOR.

RECOGNIZES A CHINESE INNOVATOR/ INVESTOR FOR ITS OUTSTANDING IMPLEMENTATION OF POLICIES AND INITIATIVES LEADERSHIP AND COMMITMENT TO INCREASE SINO-SWISS BUSINESS TIES.
Would you like to apply for this award? Please fill out the SSBA 2019 Application Form: the Best Chinese Innovator / Investor
Would you like to apply? Please click here: SSBA 2019 APPLICATION FORM

 

Nomination Process

 

>>> Candidates hand in their application documents (How to Apply) – At the latest by September 5th
>>> Applications will be reviewed by the SSBA-Jury 
>>> In each award category 3 nominees will be presented at the event 
>>> The winner of each Award category will be announced during the Award Ceremony on November 1, 2019.

 

Why enter the Awards:
  • Positive publicity for your company
  • Join a network of outstanding organizations
  • Impress partners, clients, investors and competitors
  • The profile of the finalists will be included in the event’s dedicated webpage and brochure
  • A short interview with the winners is published in The Bridge, SwissCham China’s official business magazine.
  • Media coverage: thanks to an exclusive planned partnership with key Swiss and Chinese media, the SSBA will benefit from a very interesting and qualitative coverage of the whole ceremony as well as a portrait of all the winners
Why sponsor the Sino-Swiss Business Awards
Sponsoring the Sino-Swiss Business Awards creates unique opportunities for your business to engage key communities, position your brand and expand your network. By being present at the Sino-Swiss Business Awards you maximize your exposure and gain access to a community of successful business owners, important players in the Beijing area, and potential clients for your products.
The Sino-Swiss Business Award’s sponsorship program is specifically designed to provide you with good product-placement opportunities, strong brand recognition through high logo visibility, and many other platforms for the promotion of your business. For more details on the corporate advertising opportunities offered by the Sino-Swiss Business Awards, please see the exclusive sponsorship offers : SSBA 2019 SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES
Corporate Table
Corporate Tables (number of seats to be announced) are located in a central area with a logo on the table and are available for members only.
Don’t miss the EARLY BIRD OFFER for the tables: Let’s celebrate the awards together, a unique opportunity to invite friends and business partners to celebrate and gather within the Sino Swiss business community.
Price (net): RMB 9’000 for SME / RMB 12’000 for MNC, excl. VAT
Early Bird: Price (net): RMB 8’000 for SME / RMB 11’000 for MNC, excl. VAT (until 31 August)
In-Kind
If your company is seeking wide exposure both in electronic and print media, in kind sponsorship is a great way to reach high visibility for your products and to gain access to new customers. The in-kind sponsorship package includes the following advantages:
Logo on the gala dedicated webpage
Logo on the virtual backdrop
Company’s logo in the event’s booklet
Lucky Draw
This will be one of the highlights of the evening. There are many advantages to join our SwissCham Lucky Draw by offering a prize:
♦ Enjoy a very qualitative visibility before, during and after the event among our network:
♦ Logo exposure: website, invitation/ thank you mailing, Dinner Menu, oral recognition, WeChat, Bridge Magazine;
♦ Product: a picture will be displayed during the lucky draw!
♦ Simple but very efficient way to promote your products/services among our network;
♦ 1 entrance at the cost price.
Tailor Made Sponsorship Package
Is your company seeking more exposure than the one described in the above packages? There is the possibility to receive a tailor-made sponsorship package.
If your company is seeking wide exposure both in electronic and print media, in kind sponsorship is a great way to reach high visibility for your products and to gain access to new customers. The in-kind sponsorship package includes the following advantages:
Logo on the gala dedicated webpage
Logo on the virtual backdrop
Company’s logo in the event’s booklet

This will be one of the highlights of the evening. There are many advantages to join our SwissCham Lucky Draw by offering a prize:
♦ Enjoy a very qualitative visibility before, during and after the event among our network:
♦ Logo: website, invitation/ thank you mailing, Dinner Menu, oral recognition, WeChat, Bridge Magazine;
♦ Product: a picture will be displayed during the lucky draw!
♦ Simple but very efficient way to promote your products/services among our network;
♦ 1 entrance at the cost price.

AGENDA
17:00 – 18:30 Registration & Networking Cocktail
18:30 – 19:00 Speeches
19:00 – 21:30 Ceremony Awards, Lucky Draw and Gala Dinner
MORE INFORMATION
Ms. Daniela REINAU
+86 10 8468 3982 ext. 188
[email protected]
More information about the previous edition in 2017.
PRICE
Individual Entrances
RMB 688 (member) , incl. VAT
RMB 988 (non-member), incl. VAT
Due to the limited number of seats, members can register a maximum of two entries. Your registration is confirmed only after receiving an official registration confirmation from SwissCham Beijing.
Corporate Table
RMB 9’000 for SME / RMB 12’000 for MNC, excl. VAT
Corporate Tables (number of seats to be announced) are located in a central area with a logo on the table and are available for members only.
CORPORATE TABLE EARLY BIRD OFFER (available until Saturday 31 August) : RMB 8’000 for SME / RMB 11’000 for MNC, excl. VAT
Special rate for guests of the Sino-Swiss Business Awards 2019:
Deluxe Room (Single) : CNY 1,400.00 + 10% surcharge + 6% VAT per room per night
Deluxe Room (Double) : CNY 1,550.00 + 10% surcharge + 6% VAT per room per night
Club Room (Single/Double) : CNY 1,900.00 + 10% surcharge + 6% VAT per room per night
For bookings or questions please contact Ms. Liu or fill in directly the online booking form here and send to [email protected].
Please provide your event participation confirmation issued by SwissCham Beijing in order to book this offer.
Jury

 

 Alfonso Troisi
President of SwissCham Shanghai,
Business Executive Officer Greater China at Nestlé Nespresso SA

 

Felix Moesner
Science Consul,
CEO swissnex China

 

Felix Sutter
President of the Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce (Switzerland),
CEO SUCCEED AG

 

René Forster
National President of SwissCham China,
General Manager Howag-Swisspur Ltd

 

Samuel Baumgartner
President of SwissCham Beijing,
Wenfei Attorneys-at-law Ltd

 

Yves Morath
Head of Swiss Business Hub China,
Federal Department of Foreign Affairs/ Switzerland Global Enterprise

 

Yves Reymond
Head of the Economic, Financial and Commercial Section,
Embassy of Switzerland in the People’s Republic of China

 

The evaluation of applications for the Sino-Swiss Business Awards 2019 is audited by PwC.


Terms and Conditions
  • Each applicant must be Sino-Swiss related.
  • Entries must be in English.
  • All questions in the application form must be answered truthfully.
  • Companies, organizations or individuals can enter in more than one category.
  • Each application will be judged by an independent Jury consisting of impartial representatives of the Swiss Embassy, Chinese official, media partner as well as the private sector and SwissCham. The judges’ decision will be final. There will be no correspondence. The award winners will be chosen independently of existing sponsorship cooperation with SwissCham Beijing.
  • All information received with the application will be treated confidential by SwissCham Beijing and the judges.
  • The Sino-Swiss Business Awards organizers reserve the right to withdraw any award.
  • The start-up refers to:
  1. Less than 5 Mio. (Dollar) in revenue/year in China.
  2. Less than 30 employees in China.
  3. Worth less than 50 Mio. (Dollar).
  4. 5 years in the market.
  5. Start-up spirit.

HE Bernardino Regazzoni
Ambassador of Switzerland to the PRCHE Bernardino Regazzoni was born on 28 March 1957 in Lugano, his place of origin is Balerna (Canton of Ticino). He obtained a Ph. D. in Philosophy in 1983 at the University of Florence/Italy and after joining the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs in 1988, he completed his training in Berne at the Integration Office (Federal Department of Foreign Affairs/Federal Department of the Economy) and at the Embassy of Switzerland in Abidjan. In 1990, he was posted as Deputy Head of Mission to the Embassy of Switzerland in Kinshasa. On his return to Berne in 1993, he was appointed Head of the Francophonie Service at the Political Division I and in 1996 he was nominated Deputy Chief of the Political Division I, responsible for the bilateral political relations with European and North American countries. In mid-1999 he became Diplomatic Affairs Advisor of the Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. From September 2002 to July 2006 he was appointed Ambassador of Switzerland to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Republic of Maldives, based in Colombo. In July 2006, he took up the post of Ambassador of Switzerland to the Republic of Indonesia and to the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, and from July 2009 he was also the Ambassador of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), based in Jakarta. In January 2010, he was appointed Ambassador of Switzerland to Italy, Malta and San Marino based in Rome and in May 2014 to the French Republic and the Principality of Monaco based in Paris.

 

Nicolas Bideau, Ambassador & Head of Presence Switzerland
Nicolas Bideau was born in 1969. After studies in Lausanne, Brussels, Paris and Beijing he obtained a degree in Political Science. He joined the FDFA in 1999. In 2002 he became diplomatic advisor to the head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs. From January 2003 he was advisor to the head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs during his presidential year. At the beginning of 2004 Bideau became head of the Competence Centre for Cultural Foreign Policy in the FDFA. In October 2005 he moved to the Film section of the Federal Department of Home Affairs. In 2011, Nicolas Bideau has been appointed head of Presence Switzerland (PRS).

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Date:
November 1
Time:
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Venue

Four Seasons
Liangmaqiao Road 48
Beijing,China
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Organizer

SwissCham Beijing
Phone:
+86 10 8468 3982
Email:
assistant@bei.swisscham.org

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