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Sino-Swiss Business Awards 2015

September 29, 2015

After a first successful edition in 2013, the Sino-Swiss Business Awards 2015 have announced the winners of its second edition during an exclusive gala evening held at the Rosewood Beijing. More than 280 guests attended the event in the frame of the 65th anniversary of the establishment of Sino-Swiss diplomatic relations, including top economic and political leaders from both Switzerland and China. This year again, a member of the Federal Council, the highest authority of Switzerland, honoured the Ceremony with his presence: His Excellency, Federal Councillor Alain Berset, Head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs.

“In life, we tend to take a lot of things for granted, but perseverance, innovation, vision and entrepreneurship should not be treated as such. These are a few of many words that describe a number of Swiss companies, large and small, which have demonstrated success in their business ventures in China. This can be equally said of Chinese companies and organizations that are making their mark in further increasing bilateral trade and investment ties” affirmed H.E. Ambassador Jean-Jacques de Dardel in his welcome message. “It is my great pleasure to stand here on the occasion of Sino-Swiss Business Awards 2015, congratulations to all the finalists, you are the best publicity for the economic cooperation between our two countries”, stated H.E. Federal Councillor Alain Berset in his opening speech.

The winners of the Sino-Swiss Business Awards 2015 are:

  1. Individual Outstanding Achievements – SwissTaste / Peter Troesh
  2. SME Outstanding Achievements – Swiss Center Shanghai
  3. Scitury MNC Outstanding Achievements – SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services Co. Ltd
  4. BAUME & MERCIER SME Innovator – Beijing Keller Century Buildings Technologies Ltd
  5. NBS MNC Innovator – Nestlé (China) Ltd
  6. Chinese Promoter – Sino-Swiss Zhenjiang Eco. Industrial Park / Jiangsu Scitury Allied Investment and Development
  7. Nestlé Chinese Investor – Huawei Technologies Switzerland AG
The Special Recognitions go to:
  1. Special Recognition for Sino-Swiss Dialogue – CCPIT Guizhou
  2. Special Recognition for Sino-Swiss Business Education – New Huadu Business School
  3. Special Jury Recognition – CHEERS Wines
For more details:
Winners & Sponsors: download the press release in ENGLISH or in CHINESE
Pictures: scroll down to the bottom of the page
Videoclick HERE
Ceremony: download HERE the booklet.

From left to right: Mr. Jonathan DONG (Head of Corporate Affairs of Nestlé); Dr. Cyrus MA (Vice President-Public Relation & Corporate Communication of SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services Co. Ltd); Mr. Peter TROESCH (Founder of SwissTaste); Mr. XIAO Haijun (CEO of Huawei Technologies Switzerland); Dr. TIAN Yuan (CEO of Beijing Keller Century Buildings Technologies Ltd); Mrs. Michelle ZHAO (Chairwoman of Sino-Swiss Zhenjiang Ecological Industrial Park / Jiangsu Scitury Allied Investment and Development); Mr. Nicolas MUSY (Co-Founder of Swiss Center Shanghai)

SwissCham Beijing is delighted to invite you to

Dear Members and Friends of SwissCham,

After a first successful edition in 2013 which was attended by more than 300 guests, including top economic and political leaders from both Switzerland and China and the exceptional attendance of Federal Councillor J. Schneider-Ammann, SwissCham Beijing is delighted to announce the Sino-Swiss Business Awards 2015 (SSBA 2015).

This year again, a member of the Federal Council, the highest authority of Switzerland, will honour the Ceremony with his presence: His Excellency, the Federal Councillor Mr. Alain Berset, Head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs. We also have the privilege to announce the participation of Mr. Suo Peng, Division Director for European Countries at the Ministry of Commerce of China (MOFCOM).

During this exclusive Gala Evening, which will be held on 29 September at Rosewood Beijing, SwissCham will honor companies and individuals who have achieved distinct results and demonstrated the highest level of commitment to the Swiss-Chinese community, Swiss foreign trade and the promotion of Switzerland in China and vice-versa.

The selected award categories are as follows:
1.  Individual Outstanding Achievements
2.  SME Outstanding Achievements
3.  Scitury MNC Outstanding Achievements
4.  BAUME & MERCIER SME Innovator
5.  NBS MNC Innovator
6.  Chinese Promoter
7.  Nestlé Chinese Investor
新中瑞 – 跨国企业杰出成就奖
瑞士名士表 – 中小企业创新奖
新华都商学院- 跨国企业创新奖
雀巢 – 中国企业在瑞投资奖
In collaboration with:

Why enter the SSBA 2015? 

The Sino-Swiss Business Awards offers a unique opportunity to position your brand and expand your network. By enter the awards, you maximize your exposure and gain access to a community of successful business owners, important players in both countries and potential clients for your products.

Finalists and winners also benefit from the following:

The Sino-Swiss business community and officials hold the Sino-Swiss Business Awards in high regards. Winners and nominates are widely recognized as leader in their field as well as in the promotion and the increase of the Sino-Swiss economic relations.
Measuring your own business or operation against finalists and winners provides clear incentives and examples for you to improve and fine-tune your operations and performance.
The Gala Night is Sino-Swiss’s premier event for individuals interested in networking with other businesspeople who participate successfully to the development of the Sino-Swiss economic relations.
The awards receive significant media exposure in the lead up to the event thanks to partnerships with key business media.
Please click HERE  to download the application form as well as an explanation of each award.
We are proud to announce the Award nominees:
Individuals Outstanding Achievements
“East meets West” by Sonja Rösli
Publishing Ltd
SME Outstanding Achievements
Swiss Center Shanghai
Swisswalls Construction Consulting 
Scitury MNC Outstanding Achievements
LafargeHolcim Group

SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services
TE Connectivity
Mammut Outdoor Equipment
Beijing Keller Century Building Technologies Ltd
NBS MNC Innovator
Nestlé (China) Ltd
Schindler Management Asia Pacific Ltd
HUBER+SUHNER (Shanghai) Co. Ltd
Nestlé Chinese Investor
Huawei Technologies Switzerland AG
New HuaDu Business School
Ruida Electronics SA
Chinese Promoter
Sino-Swiss Zhenjiang Eco Industrial Park
Jiangsu Scitury Allied Investment and Development Co. Ltd
CCPIT Guizhou  Branch
Beijing Kingdom Business Culture Development

Why sponsoring the SSBA 2015?

Please click to download the English or Chinese version of Sponsorship Package & Registration Form.

This high-end evening is the perfect opportunity for your company to increase its brand awareness and expand its network, not only among the Sino-Swiss business community but to a much larger audience. Indeed, the SSBA 2015:

  • will have the honor to receive a member of the Federal Council, the highest political authority in Switzerland, His Excellency Mr. Alain Berset: Head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs (Health, Social and Retirement Insurances, Education, Research and Culture Affairs);
  • will be delighted to receive as well a representative of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), Mr. Suo Peng, Division Director for European Countries; has concluded an exclusive partnership with one of the leading business media group in China: China Economic Net.
  • will be the biggest economic and political event between Switzerland and China in 2015;
  • are part of the celebration of the 65th Anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between China and Switzerland.
There’s several ways to sponsor the SSBA 2015:
1. Choose one of our Sponsorship Package
– Tailor-made packages: from Bronze (RMB 20’000) to Platinum Sponsorship Package (RMB 80’000);
– Qualitative exposure before, during and after: logo on different supports, oral recognition, gift bag insert;
– Free seats: 5-10 free seats located in a prime area and discount on additional seats;
– Exclusives advantages in the Platinum Sponsorship Package: named award, booth in the cocktail area, message in the program booklet.
2. Book a Corporate Table
– Located in a prime area
– Logo on your table
– RMB 9’000/table of 10 people
3. Offer a Prize for the Lucky Draw
– This is not only a very wished moment by all the guests but also an excellent and qualitative marketing window in order to promote the products and services among all our network.
4. Contact us for a Tailor Made Sponsorship
5. Become an In-kind Sponsor
Sponsorship Package:

Reserve your seat at the Awards!

The highlights of this Gala Night will be the Awards Ceremony accompanied by an Exclusive Networking Dinner. Held by the award-winning Rosewood Beijing, our guests will have the pleasure to savour an exceptional 5-Course Western Set Menu accompanied by international wines.
Reserve your seat at the SSBA or even better, a corporate table in order to enjoy this evening with colleagues and friends!

Try your luck!

Attend the SSBA 2015 means as well the possibility to participate to a fantastic lucky draw and maybe win one of the very exclusive prize!

Every entrance ticket will give you one ticket to join the lucky draw, you can also buy some extra tickets:

  • 1 ticket: RMB 50.-
  • 5 tickets: RMB 200.-

Lucky draw prizes

2 BAUME & MERCIER timepieces / RMB 74’500
For man, a quintessential watch for city dweller from the Hampton collection
For woman, a creative watch issued from the Linea collection

1 Maurice Lacroix timepiece / RMB 48’000
A timeless man’s watch part of the Masterpiece Collection

1 Return Business Class ticket from Swiss International Airlines / RMB 30’000
Between Beijing and Zurich

1 stay of 2 nights at the Alpina Gstaad / RMB 25’500
An Unsurpassable Alpine Experience including: Junior Suite, dinners, massage and access to the Spa

1 stay of 2 nights at the Rosewood Beijing / RMB 18’000
A Sense Experience in Beijing in the Premier Spa Suite which offers an enchanting environment for relaxation

1 Cooking School for 8 people at Swisstaste / RMB 10’000
An Exclusive Private moment with friends for lunch or time at the only Swiss restaurant in Beijing

1 stay of 1 night at the Kempinski Chongqing / RMB 3’300
In a Executive Suite including 2 Buffet Breakfasts

1 table of 6 people at the MEI / RMB 3’000
MEI is a sophisticated new lounge for the city’s discerning, fashion-conscious crowd

1 table of 10 people at the RED BOWL / RMB 2’800
RED BOWL restaurant elevates Chinese hot pot to a stylish new level

2 Mammut backpacks / RMB 2’400
Attractive everyday backpack in Matterhorn 150 anniversary edition

Do not hesitate to contact us in order to book already a few tickets!

5 Course Western Set Dinner 

Hamachi Carpaccio
Variation of Beets, Avocado Mousse, Gremolata
Mushroom Cappuccino
Butter Croutons, Fresh Chive
Beef Rossini
Whipped Potatoes, Foie Gras, Truffle Jus
Cheese platter by SWISSMOOH
Emmentaler, Tête-de-Moine
Chocolate Ganache
Salted Caramel, Cocoa Nib Tuiles, Gianduja Ice Cream
Wines by CHEERS
Schweriner Burggarten Halbtrocken, Germany
Nos Racines Sauvignon Blanc, France
Breckin Valley Shiraz, Spain

Date & Time (日期及时间)
29 September 2015 18:00 – 22:30

Program Rundown(活动流程)
18:00  Registration & Cocktail
19:00  Opening of the Ballroom
19:20  Welcome Speeches
20:20  Outstanding Achievements Category
21:00  Innovator Category & 1st Round Lucky Draw
21:20  Chinese Contribution Category
21:50  2nd Round Lucky Draw
22:20  Concluding Remarks

Prices (费用)
Member: RMB 600 会员价
Non-Member: RMB 800 非会员价

Hotel: All the participants o​f the SSBA 2015 can benefit the following beneficial rate:
Please contact Mr. Gorka Zubiete:
Deluxe King: RMB 1,200
Premier King: RMB 1,450
Grand Studio: RMB 2,100
Manor Suite: RMB 3,300

Information & Registration (联系方式及注册)

Mr. Romain Barrabas
Marketing & Events Manager
+86 10 8468 3982 ext. 182



September 29, 2015
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Jing Guang Centre, Hujialou, Chaoyang District
Beijing, Beijing 100020 China

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