On November 4th, 2011 the CEO of CBi China Bridge, Cathy Huang, was invited as VIP guest to China’s Most Successful Design Awards Ceremony 2011. She was honored to give an opening speech, as well as greet guests and award winners. In her speech Ms. Huang talked about the growing prestige and authority of the award. She stressed that the award is “…the only design award that uses success factors as a key judging criteria”. She also mentioned the benefits of new designs and innovation and their positive impact on environment, industry and marketplace.
This year the award had 349 entries out of which 83 were selected as winner designs, including 15 top award winners. “Tonight’s prize winners are planting that seed of success by showcasing their extraordinary work in both business and design communities around the world” Cathy praised the winners
Approximately 400 plus people visited the ceremony. Long VIP list of the event consisted of government officials and influential people in the world of industrial design. The media coverage of the event was carried out by Forbes China, Shanghai Business Review, id-China, BillWang, Design in China, China Design Network, Sina House and Card+ Media.
At the end of the ceremony Ms. Huang concluded: “It was a huge success!”