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27 Nov

New World’s Artisanal Group Fun Day Attracts over 10,000 People

Organised by New World Development Company Limited (the “Group”; Stock Code: 17.HK), the annual New World Group Fun Day promotes the Group’s unique personality The Artisanal Movement. Themed Artisanal Workshop to integrate the artisan elements into various games and programmes, the event attracted a record-high of over 10,000 participants this year.

Echoing the Group’s great emphasis on staff well-being, the annual New World Group Fun Day aims towards enhancing team spirit and cooperation among staff and promoting work-life balance. In an attempt to demonstrate the artisan spirit and promote it to a greater extent. The Group extended invitation to over 10,000 participants this year including the Group’s staff and its family members, business partners, and about 260 students and parents from New World Springboard, the Group’s sustainable community programme.

An event mascot integrating the artisan spirit was specially created for the Group Fun Day. Through an array of artisanal booths, workshops and team competitions themed around imagination, creativity, craftsmanship and aesthetics, staff and their family members and stakeholders are introduced to the concept and key elements of The Artisanal Movement. A number of non-government organisations were also invited to performances and charity sales during the day.

Eight teams comprising members from different business units competed in three parts including Art Appreciation, Assembly Sculpture and Be an Artist in Artisanal Team Game Competition. K11 Concepts Limited won the competition demonstrating their creativity and great teamwork. Atmosphere of the event was further heightened by dance performance by management trainees.


New World Development Company Limited

Founded in 1970, New World Development Company Limited (“New World Group”, Stock Code: 17.HK) was publicly listed in Hong Kong in 1972 and is a constituent stock of the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index. A diversified holding company with a focus on property development, New World Group’s core business areas include property development, infrastructure and service, department stores and hotels. As at 30 June 2015, the total asset value of the Group amounted to HK$397.9 billion.

As at 30 June 2015, the Group has an effective interest of approximately 61.3% in NWS Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 659.HK), approximately 69.6% in New World China Land Limited (Stock Code: 917.HK) and approximately 72.3% in New World Department Store China Limited (Stock Code: 825.HK).