The Asian Executive in association with the Global Unit of the UDIA proudly presented Melbourne’s most prestigious Lunar New Year corporate dinner at the Park Hyatt Melbourne on Tuesday evening, 27 February 2017. Guest of Honour was  The Hon. Phillip Dalidakis MP, Victorian Minister for Trade and Investment, Innovation and the Digital Economy, Small Business. The evening included a spectacular ceremonial lion dance, blessings for guests for the Earth Dog year ahead and a lavish 5-star Lunar New Year-inspired dinner prepared by the Executive Team of the Park Hyatt Melbourne. Major sponsors included Multiplex, Pomeroy Pacific, Zagame and event partners, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, CBRE MelbourneCharter Keck Cramer, Moray & Agnew  and Pitcher Partners.

In the spirit of the Lunar New Year of the Earth Dog, The Asian Executive paid patronage to Guide Dogs Australia. Distinguished guests included Karen Hayes, CEO Guide Dogs Australia, Professor Sharon Pickering, Dean of Arts Monash University, David Li, Board Member of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Damien Tangey, President of the UDIA (Victoria) and Danni Addison CEO of UDIA (Australia).

The sold-out event is widely regarded as one of the most lavish corporate events for the lunar new year in Australia.