Samsung 2014 Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards is now opened for Public Voting!
10 January 2015, Hong Kong: Organized by the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (the Federation) and subvented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department together with the full support of Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. as the Title Sponsor for the second consecutive year, a Public Voting Announcement Press Conference for “Samsung 2014 Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards” (Awards) was held at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre today (10 January 2015), to kick off the public voting activity. Mr. PANG Chung, SBS, Hon. Secretary General of the Federation, Mr. Richard WONG Tat-ming, Assistant Director (Leisure Services), Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Mr. Lawrence CHOW, Chief Marketing Officer, Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd, Ms. Vivien C.C. LAU, BBS, JP, Vice President of the Federation as well as Chairperson of the Samsung 2014 Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards Organizing Committee as well as this year’s Awards nominated athletes and teams attended the Press Conference to appeal to Hong Kong public to cast their votes for their sports stars.
This year, the Federation received a total of 120 nominations from 47 National Sports Associations competing for the six awards categories, of which four categories would be opened for public voting, namely the “Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards”, “Hong Kong Junior Sports Stars Awards”, “Hong Kong Sports Stars Award for Team Only Sport”, and “Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards for Team Event”. In particular, the athlete who gets the highest votes among the eight winners of the “Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards” would be awarded the “Samsung Best of the Best Hong Kong Sports Stars Award”. The results of these Awards would be announced in the Awards Presentation Ceremony on 16 March 2015 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The public could visit the official website at http://sportstar2014.hkolympic.org/ from now until 9 February 2015 to cast their votes. Each voter would automatically enter into the lucky draw and have a chance to win prizes, including products sponsored by Samsung or hampers sponsored by P&G Hong Kong Ltd. with a total value over HK$40,000 (Trade Promotion Competition License no.: 44582, 44583).
The Federation took this opportunity to convey its heartfelt gratitude to the following organizations for their staunch support, including Title Sponsor - Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd., Subvented Organization - Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Media Partner - Ming Pao Newspapers Limited, Principal Official Partner - New World Development Company Limited, and Official Sponsor - “Aquarius” Electrolytes Replenishment Drink.
Issued by: Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China
Date: 10 January 2015