The LEC/48 Group Club Chinese New Year dinner drew an audience of 500 to the Dorchester for this key annual event to welcome the dawning of the new lunar year. And this year the 48 Group Club was celebrating 60 years since the founding of the 48 Group.
Richard Reid Chairman KPMG London announced the winners of the 48 Group Club and KPMG Business awards:
The 48 Group Club KPMG British Investment in China award: Inter Continental Hotels Group (IHG)
The 48 Group Club KPMG Special Award for Chinese Investment in the UK: Dalian Wanda Group
The 48 Group Club KPMG New British Investment in China award: Heythorp Healthcare
In his speech to congratulate the Club the Chinese Ambassador said that this dinner was of special significance, because 60 years has a very special meaning in China. It concludes an historical period and starts a new one. Premier Li Keqiang also sent a special message to the Chairman of the Club.
Video of Ambassador Liu’s speech at the dinner: