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The Icebreakers” 2024 Chinese New Year of the Dragon Dinner


“Celebrating Chinese New Year, Sharing New Opportunities” —— The Icebreakers” 2024 Chinese New Year of the Dragon Dinner    

“共庆中国年 共享新机遇”——48家集团俱乐部、英国中国商会与英中贸易协会联合举办 “破冰者”2024新春晚宴



Date: Feb 5th 2024, 18:00 to 22:00

日期: Feb 5th 2024, 18:00 to 22:00

Location: The Dorchester

地点: The Dorchester

成本: 282

To strengthen exchanges and co-operation between enterprises in China and the UK, the China Chamber of Commerce in the UK (CCCUK), the 48 Group Club and the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) will co-host “The Icebreakers” 2024 Chinese New Year of the Dragon Dinner on Monday 5th February 2024 at 18:00 at The Dorchester, 53 Park Lane W1K 1QA.

With the theme of “Celebrating Chinese New Year   Sharing New Opportunities”, the event aims to bring together representatives from different sectors across the UK and China to explore new opportunities for co-operation, discuss new development of economic and trade relations between China and the UK, and further enhance the influence of Chinese enterprises in the UK.

“The Icebreakers” Chinese New Year Dinner has evolved into a renowned flagship event for the Chinese and British business communities, with around 500 representatives from fields of political, business, financial, academic, media and other sectors of both countries attending each year.

Over the past many years, “The Icebreakers” Chinese New Year event has been strongly supported and encouraged by Chinese government officials and leaders. Chinese President XI Jinping sent a congratulatory message to the event in 2022; Chinese Former Premier LI Keqiang sent a congratulatory letter to the event in 2019 and 2023 and a video message in 2021; and Chinese Former Vice Premier HU Chunhua sent a congratulatory message to the event in 2020.

This year, H.E. ZHENG Zeguang, Chinese Ambassador to the UK; Lord Dominic Johnson of Lainston CBE, Minister of State (Minister for Investment) and Minister of State (Minister for Regulatory Reform); Stephen Perry, Chairman of The 48 Group Club; FANG Wenjian,Chairman of the CCCUK and General Manager of the Bank of China London Branch; Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles, Chairman of the China-Britain Business Council and Senior Advisor to the Group Chairman and Group Chief Executive of HSBC Group, and other significant guests from both China and the UK will deliver speech in the event.

The event details are listed below:

  1. Event time and location

Time:       18:00-22:00, Monday 5th February 2024
Venue:     The Dorchester, 53 Park Lane, London W1K 1QA

  1. Agenda
18:00-18:40 Registration and Reception
18:35-18:40 VIP Group Photo
18:40-18:50 Commencement of Dinner
18:40-18:50 Lion Dance




Welcome Address
FANG Wenjian Chairman of the CCCUK
General Manager of Bank of China London Branch
19:05-19:20 Congratulate Letter Reading and Keynote Speech
H.E. ZHENG Zeguang Chinese Ambassador to the UK
19:20-20:45 New Year’s Dinner (Raffle Draw)
20:45-21:00 Event Speeches
  20:45-20:55 Lord Dominic Johnson of Lainston CBE Minister of State (Minister for Investment), Minister of State (Minister for Regulatory Reform)



Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles



Chairman of the CBBC

Senior Advisor to the Group Chairman and Group Chief Executive, HSBC Group

21:10-21:20  Sponsor Speeches  
21:20-21:35 Handover Ceremony of the Presidency of The 48 Group Club
  21:20-21:25 Stephen Perry Tribute Video
  21:25-21:32 Speech by Stephen Perry Chairman of the 48 Group Club
  21:32-21:35 Speech by Jack Perry Succeeding Chairman of the 48 Group Club
21:35-21:40 Distribution of gifts  
22:00 End of the Event
  1. Registration

All members are welcomed to participate in the event by purchasing ticket(s) or table(s), please note that seating availability is limited.

Details for ticket purchases are as follows:

  • Individual ticket: £ 235 +VAT
  • Table ticket: (10 person table)  £ 2,350 +VAT, (12 person table) £ 2,820 +VAT

If you are interested in attending the event, please fill in the attached Event Registration Form and send it to events@the48groupclub.com at your earliest convenience.

After registration, the 48 Group Club will follow up on the payment and send the confirmation of participation upon receipt of payment.

  1. Contact Information

Stuart Way       events@the48groupclub.com 016 2181 8344

Leo Lu        info@chinachamber.org.uk    020 3192 5881

为加强中英企业之间的交流与合作,英国中国商会、48家集团俱乐部与英中贸易协会将于2024年2月5日(周一)晚6点在The Dorchester, Park Lane共同举办“破冰者”2024新春晚宴(The “Icebreakers” Chinese New Year Dinner 2024)。本次活动将以“共庆中国年 共享新机遇”为主题,汇聚中英各界人士,探讨中英两国合作新机遇,共话两国经贸新发展,进一步提升中国企业在英国的影响力。


本次新春晚宴上,中国驻英国大使郑泽光、英国商业和贸易部投资部长Lord Johnson、48家集团俱乐部主席Stephen Perry、英国中国商会会长、中国银行伦敦分行行长方文建、英中贸易协会主席、汇丰集团主席高级顾问Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles及中英双方重要嘉宾将发表演讲。具体活动安排如下:



地点:The Ballroom, The Dorchester London, 53 Park Lane, London W1K 1QA


18:00-18:35 签到(交流酒会)
18:35-18:40 VIP 嘉宾合影
18:40-18:50 嘉宾入场
18:50-19:00 舞狮开场



方文建 英国中国商会会长、
19:05-19:20 大使读信环节及主旨演讲
郑泽光 中国驻英国大使
19:20-20:45 新年晚宴及抽奖
20:45-21:00 活动致辞
20:45-20:55 Lord Johnson 英国商业和贸易部投资部长
20:55-21:00 Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles 英中贸易协会主席、汇丰集团主席高级顾问
21:10-21:20 赞助商活动致辞
21:20-21:35 48家集团俱乐部主席交接仪式
  21:20-21:25 Stephen Perry纪念视频播放
  21:25-21:32 Stephen Perry致辞 48家集团俱乐部主席
  21:32-21:35 Jack Perry 致辞 继任48家集团俱乐部主席
21:40 活动结束



1、个人票:     每位票价£235+VAT

2、买桌;1桌10位,总价£2,350+VAT; 1桌12位,总价£2,820+VAT



Stuart Way  邮箱:events@the48groupclub.com    电话:016 2181 8344

芦潇枫(Leo)  邮箱:info@chinachamber.org.uk   电话:020 3192 5881