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PARTNERS IN PLANNING

Meet Tanja and Petra – two European ladies who are the co-founders of Dragon Fruit Events. They are your trusted source for events in Shenzhen and Hong Kong, with vast experience organizing corporate meetings throughout Asia.

CONFERENCES WITH CONFIDENCE

Bring together all the best elements of an industry conference. product launch, or gala party. Dragon Fruit Events has the local knowledge and resources to stage world-class events in Hong Kong, mainland China, as well as other Asian cities. See our full list of service offerings.

SHENZHEN HIGHLIGHTS

Beyond Hong Kong, Shenzhen -- China's powerhouse manufacturing center -- is coming into its own as a meeting place for international business. With luxury hotels, fine restaurants, and a host of entertainment options for visitors, each is a unique staging ground for corporate events.


Dragon Fruit Events is Tanja and Petra. This dynamic duo met while in leading positions in the Shenzhen Asian Culture Society (SACS), where they created, organized and marketed event programs such as dining experiences, business lectures, cultural evenings, art exhibitions and social gatherings. They found each set of talents complementary, making for an amazingly fruitful partnership.

Each has expertise in different aspects of the hospitality industry, making them the perfect liaison between corporate clients and event staff. Now this dream team is available for your corporate event planning needs in Shenzhen and Hong Kong as well as other Asian cities.

Tanja Millner
Managing Director
Tanja sees the big picture. With firsthand experience managing the very best of corporate meetings in Europe and Asia, she makes sure everything falls into place for clients of Dragon Fruit Events. Full bio

Petra Klingler
Creative Director
Well before her role as creative director, Petra’s love of the arts would seep into local social gatherings. Petra’s passion is to bring her celebratory artistic spirit to life, one impeccably designed event at a time. Full bio




Why choose Dragon Fruit Events for your next meeting?

Dragon Fruit Events is connected. In Shenzhen, where online or printed guides to the city are scarce and language is still a barrier to Westerners, the Dragon Fruit team enjoys a wide network of reliable vendors as well as established points of contact at the leading venues and hotels. Dragon Fruit Events also has resources to stage meetings in Hong Kong and other Asian cities.

The firm’s experienced planners can execute all aspects of a complex event, from travel logistics to stage design. Click on a seed below for a detailed list in each category:

Logistics

Pre-planning and on-site management
Management of transportation logistics
Research and reservation of ideal venues and accommodation
Contract negotiations
Supplier supervision
Public liability insurance
On-site management representative
On-site coordination among planning, hotel, and organizer staff

Accommodations / travel / transportation
Destination management and travel arrangements
Accommodation reservations
Sourcing suitable hotels based on client expectations and budget
Negotiation of rates with hotels and transport providers
Rooming lists
Online or offline worldwide pre-registration
Updates of registration list with distribution to client, hotels, and vendors
Hosting of registration desk for duration of conference
On-site and off-site activities
Dining suggestions and reservations
Off-site city excursions suggestions and planning
Team building activities
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities
Recreational activities for spouses
Design services
Program creation and design
Exclusive theme venues
Design and production of corporate-branded gifts and merchandise
Negotiate rates with suppliers
Welcome kits and name tags with corporate logo
Custom branded banners and backdrops
Staging of presentations / entertainment
Research and reservation of ideal venues
Stage production
Program creation and design
Full site inspection before the event
Technical crew and support
Negotiation of rates with venues, crew, and vendors
Detailed coordination with conference venue
Audio / visual / lighting equipment rental
Production of video and photography with on-site photo print service
Catering / dining
Catering and menu suggestions
Procurement of crew and staff help
Negotiation with vendors
Equipment rental arrangements



 




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Dragon Fruit Events, Ltd.
Unit 1001 Fourseas Building
208-212 Nathan Road
Kowloon, HKG

China: +86 150 1380 0540 | Hong Kong: +852 6940 0540



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Shenzhen

The name Shenzhen may not enjoy the name recognition in the West as the cities of Beijing or Shanghai. But as one of the largest and most successful economic zones, Shenzhen is in many ways most emblematic of modern China. A 2010 study conducted by Forbes magazine ranks Shenzhen’s population density as the 5th highest in the world. Read more

Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s strategic location at the heart of the world’s fastest growing economies — along with its sophisticated infrastructure, easy accessibility, business-friendly environment, and vibrant lifestyle — converge to become what is recognized as Asia’s premier destination for meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions. Read more




FEATURED THEME:

Beyond the Sea A sun deck, palm trees, China Lampion lights and  the Summer Mafia band will swing you into the mood of an enjoyable and unforgettable time

A cohesive theme can add feeling to a gathering. Let Dragon Fruit Events share its design acumen to find the right combination of decor, entertainment, and food. See our featured example below and contact Dragon Fruit Events for your own brainstorming session with one of our planners.



“Thanks to your team, the logistics were flawless. The meeting in Hong Kong was set up on short notice and expenses were kept at a minimum. It took a great effort by all to get this done well, and I appreciate your contribution.”

– Vice President of Sales and Marketing, a New York electronics company

“Outstanding…always there as and when needed, efficient, friendly, helpful, and professional.”

– Host of software industry event in Bangkok

“[My boss] could not stop raving about what a fantastic job you did at the Shangri-La.  Everyone from our company was thoroughly impressed!  Tanja was such a great help to me on the front end and just as wonderful on site. We definitely want your involvement in our next Asia Pacific event.  Thank you so much for making this such a memorable event for our company.”

– Organizer of a corporate conference in Bangkok

More testimonials

“Your company without doubt offers an exceptional level of service — always willing to discuss details, ways to improve both the services offered and how we can work together.  [Tanja Millner] was highly professional, a true diplomat, an individual who has made a logistic nightmare become a seamless training programme. A huge thank you from all delegates and trainers.”

– Host of industry seminar

“Vielen Dank noch einmal für einen einwandfreien und mehr als nur zufriedenstellenden Job, der von Ihrem Team erbracht wurde.  Ein scheinbar alltaeglicher Dienst am Kunden wurde von Ihnen sehr professionell und zu unserer vollsten Zufriedenheit erledigt; dies ist in unseren Zeiten die Ausnahme; wir sind ja auch in der Dienstleistung tätig , und ich weiss wahrlich von was ich spreche. Nochmals danke für die problemlose Abwicklung und wenn sich die Singapore Airlines mal wieder nach München ‘verirren’ sollte, kommen wir gerne mit Ihnen wieder ins Geschäft.”

– Company manager, host of event in Germany

“We are US-based and need to rely on companies and people with local knowledge. We cannot always travel out in advance. That local knowledge helps turn a good event into a great event.”

– Host of software user conference

 

 

 

 

 



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