Les Lumières de Paris - Institut International annual gala dinner and prize ceremony
On Thursday 6 October, Les Lumières de Paris - Institut International organised its 3rd annual gala dinner at the Potocki Hotel, headquarters of the Paris Île-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry. With a designated jury, the Institut awarded its prizes to the winners.
Nearly 200 guests accepted the invitation by the members of the Bureau des Lumières de Paris - Institut International: Madame Catherine DUMAS (Honorary President, Senator of Paris, Councillor of Paris), Monsieur Jean-François LEGARET (President, Former Mayor of the 1st arrondissement of Paris, President of the Commission du Vieux Paris), Monsieur Olivier de TILIÈRE (Vice-President, President of the Comité de France), Monsieur Alain CARADEUC (Secretary General, President of the HEC Alumni Luxury and Cosmetics Hub) and Monsieur Frédérique FÉTIVEAU (Director of Communication).
Distinguished guests of the dinner include filmmaker Monsieur Claude LELOUCH, President of the FNSEA Madame Christiane LAMBERT, President of the French Building Federation Monsieur Olivier SALLERON, former Olympic champion and Minister of Sports Madame Laura FLESSEL, company director and show producer Monsieur Jean-Marc DUMONTET, Mayor of the 17th arrondissement of Paris Monsieur Geoffroy BOULARD.
The dinner was presided over by Monsieur Dominique RESTINO, President of the Paris île-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry and an introductory speech was given by Monsieur Jean-François LEGARET. Meanwhile, six Lumières de Paris awards were presented to the winners chosen by the ad hoc jury.
The Hong Kong Chapter is very pleased that the gala dinner of our Les Lumières de Paris headquarters was held with great success. Monsieur Alexandre Giorgini, our former Consul General of France, Hong Kong & China, who has also been our key supporter witnessing the birth & growth of our Hong Kong Chapter, attended the beautiful evening along with his spouse Madame Diane-Sophie Giorgini. They joined our founders in Paris as the best ambassadors of our Hong Kong Chapter . On behalf of our Hong Kong members, the president of the Hong Kong Chapter Mrs Wendy Siu look forward to joining the 2023 dinner when travel resumes its normal condition.