The 34th HKUAAO AGM dinner was held at Premier Ballroom & Convention Centre in Markham, Ontario on April 14, 2019. It was well-attended by Alumni members, Board Directors, mentees, families, friends, Special Guests as well as representatives from the Joint University Alumni Associations from Hong Kong.
The Dinner event was organized by the AGM Dinner committee headed by Tim Cheng. The night’s program ran smoothly under the direction of MCs Margaret Law and Eddie Ho. The production was led by Romeo Au with assistance on the floor by Raymond Leung and Frankie Cheng.
The dinner started with a welcome message from Wilson Chan, the President, who thanked all alumni, founding and current board members, supporters and volunteers for their invaluable support to the organization during the past year. The MCs also announced the list of VIPs in attendance. A video bringing greetings from the HKU President and Vice Chancellor, Professor Zhang Xiang, was shown.
Ms. Emily Mo, Director of The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, delivered the keynote speech and updated dinner participants on the latest news of the Great Bay area around Hong Kong.
Other highlights of the dinner included recognition of Tim Cheng for his Outstanding Achievement Award to the HKUAAO, the work of the various activity committees and interests groups, support from the other University Alumni Associations, and the Passing of the Brick ceremony from the outgoing president, Wilson Chan, to Lilian Ma, the incoming president, who thanked Wilson for a job well done and delivered a short greeting to the audience.
The night was filled with fun and entertainment, not to mention the great dinner menu and joyous social opportunities; it also featured lucky draw of 26 donated prizes from sponsors, as well as Karaoke entertainment by Eddie Ho, Judy Leung, Joe Cho, Nick Wong and Margaret Law. The night ended with more photo sessions, with the help throughout from our dedicated Alumni photographers Chris Tam and HK Pong.
We thank Margaret Law and Eddie Ho, our excellent MCs, as well as many alumni and volunteers who together delivered another well attended, successful and memorable HKUAAO annual dinner.
Reported by Lilian Ma