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Dear Honoured Guests, I would like to welcome everyone to the 2017 Manitoba Chinese Business Gala, it is an pleasure to have you all with us, for an evening of celebration, entertainment, culture and networking.

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Welcome adress

Dear Honoured Guests,
I would like to welcome everyone to the 2017 Manitoba Chinese Business Gala, it is a pleasure to have you all with
us, for an evening of celebration, entertainment, culture and networking.
As we enter the year of The Rooster, I find myself feeling very fortunate for all of the wonderful connections that
I have made here in Manitoba’s business community, and I am reminded of how far my business has come since
opening my doors in spring 2013.
I am proud to create a bridge for local businesses to link to the Chinese Community, I love helping my clients reach
a new audience and increase their sales, and I am proud to provide members of the Chinese Community information
in their language, through their channels to connect them with the businesses and services that they need.
Reflecting on the past year I am grateful for all that we have accomplished at IDO Media, this time last year we
were a team of six, and now as 2017 begins we are a team of twelve!
The IDO Media team achieved many milestones during 2016, and I am proud of our accomplishments that I have
highlighted on the chart on the right.
Our continued growth has helped us to achieve our mission: To help businesses accelerate their growth through
cross-cultural market penetration and multi-platform marketing strategy services.
I am looking forward to continued success in 2017, starting this evening at the Manitoba Chinese Business Gala.
Bringing together businesses with different cultural backgrounds has always been very rewarding for me, and I
wanted to create an event that would give our clients, and business partners, the opportunity to network and make
connections with each other.
We are also very excited to be launching the first annual Chinese Business awards this evening, there are so many
deserving nominees, business in the Chinese Community is certainly booming!
We look forward to a prosperous and productive year of The Rooster at IDO Media, and we look forward to working
with many of you, so we can all achieve our business goals. We have a lot planned for 2017, view the chart
to the right to see what we will be up to!
I would like to thank all of our partners; this event would not be possible without your generous support. I would
also like to thank my team who has worked tirelessly over the past few weeks organizing our evening. Finally to
all of my clients and business partners in attendance this evening thank you again for joining us, I hope that you
make connections this evening that will help your business prosper in 2017, year of The Rooster.
Sincerely,
Fisher Wang
Founder & CEO

speakers

  • MAY 22, 2017
  • 10:00
  • Red Hall

Fisher Wang

CEO IDO Media

  • MAY 22, 2017
  • 13:15
  • White Hall

Glen Buhler

CEO TEN

  • MAY 22, 2017
  • 15:00
  • Red Hall

Sarah Guillemard

MLA for Fort Richmond

  • MAY 24, 2017
  • 17:00
  • Lightfull Hall

Linda Whitfield

Vice President, Marketing & Communications Travel Manitoba

  • MAY 22, 2017
  • 10:00
  • Red Hall

Carrie Glowacki

Business Manager IDO Media

  • MAY 22, 2017
  • 13:15
  • White Hall

Terry Duguid

MP Winnipeg South / Vice-Chair of the Canada China Legislative Association

  • MAY 22, 2017
  • 15:00
  • Red Hall

Derek Faraci

President Midland Appliance

  • MAY 24, 2017
  • 17:00
  • Lightfull Hall

Jon Reyes

MLA St. Nobert

agenda

  • 5:00
    Cocktails & Networking
    • Meet and greet with The Honorable Brian Pallister, Premier of Manitoba.
  • 6:30
    Formal Presentation Commences
    Welcome - Fisher Wang, CEO IDO Media
    Introduction - Glen Buhler, CEO TEN
    • Greeting from the Province - Sarah Guillemard, MLA for Fort Richmond
    • Culture & Business - Sarah Guillemard, MLA for Fort Richmond
    • Tourism - Linda Whitfield, Vice President, Marketing & Communications Travel Manitoba
    • Connecting with Chinese Consumers - Carrie Glowacki, Business Manager IDO Media
    • Trends in Chinese Social Media - Fisher Wang, CEO IDO Media
    • Client Service Award Nominees - VIP Guests
    • Emerging Growth Award Nominees - Glen Buhler, CEO TEN
  • 7:45
    Dinner and Performances by Sichaun Cultural Exchange Performing Troupe
    • Chinese Kung Fu Tea Show
    • Traditional Dance
    • Acrobatics
    • Magic Show
    • Changing Faces (Face Off in Sichaun Opera)
  • 8:45
    Presentation
    Patnerships Canada + China - Terry Duguid, MP Winnipeg South / Vice-Chair of the Canada China Legislative Association
    Networking to grow your business - Glen Buhler, CEO, TEN
    Client Service Award Presentation - Derek Faraci, President Midland Appliance
    Emerging Growth Award - Jon Reyes, MLA St. Nobert
    Community Impact Award - Carrie Glowacki, Business Manager, IDO Media
    Closing Remarks - Glen Buhler CEO, TEN
    Closing Performance by Paul Ong - My Way!
  • 9:30
    Networking

awards

We are excited to be recognizing the achievements of several members of the Chinese Business community with our first annual Chinese Business Awards for excellence in the following areas:

Emerging Growth Award

We are presenting the Emerging Growth Award to the new emerging Chinese owned business, that has experienced rapid growth in its first one to three years of operation, and shows the potential for future growth and commercial success!

Community Impact Award

The Community Impact Award is presented to an individual who is viewed as a leader in finding ways to create a bridge for the Chinese Community to access local resources and programs. This person is invested in bringing the community as a whole together to benefit all of our citizens.

Client Service Award

The Client Service Award is presented to the entrepreneur or employee who is dedicated to continuously striving to exceed customer expectations, delivers leading standards of service, and is creative and innovative with customer experience. Gala attendees will have the opportunity to vote for 8 members of the Chinese Community who have gone above and beyond for their clients.

winners

Janice Lukes

  • MAY 24, 2017
  • 17:00
  • Lightfull Hall

City Councillor South Winnipeg - St. Norbert Ward

Community Impact Award Winner

Capital K Distillery

  • MAY 22, 2017
  • 15:00
  • Red Hall

Emerging Growth Award Winner

He Zhang

  • MAY 22, 2017
  • 13:15
  • White Hall

Audi Winnipeg

Client Service Award Winner

Jade Wang

  • MAY 22, 2017
  • 10:00
  • Red Hall

CEO Winplus

Client Service Award Winner

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GALA

200

Attendees

10

Speakers

32

Partners

3

Awards

13

Nominees

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