Celebrating Innovation at the Gala Dinner of the French Chamber 2018

6 Apr 2018 – Organised in celebration of the dynamic partnership and strong business relations between France and Singapore, the 2018 edition of the French Chamber of Commerce Gala Dinner brought together more than 550 eminent Singaporean and French guests. Themed “Innovation“, as we celebrate the 2018 France-Singapore Year of Innovation, the evening explored the forces that make innovation: creativity, drive, audacity and agility, as together we advance through wave after accelerated wave of innovation.



Held at the Ritz-Carlton on 6 April 2018, the French Chamber Gala brought together the Singaporean and French business communities under the patronage of our Guests-of-HonourMs Jacqueline Poh, Chief Executive, GovTech Singapore and H.E. Marc Abensour, Ambassador of France to Singapore.


Welcome Address by Mr Pascal Lambert, President, French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore
Guest-of-Honour, Ms Jacqueline Poh, Chief Executive, GovTech Singapore
H.E. Marc Abensour, Ambassador of France to Singapore


Innovation being a key driver for growth, for businesses, for industries, for the economy, we are today looking to invent and transform ways of doing, design new ways of seeing, embark on new ways of thinking. The evening saw an inventive range of performances, avant-garde and imaginative, bold and original, each a showcase of French-Singapore creativity in full force.

Thanks to the very talented Two-Star Michelin Chef Jean-François Piège, our guests experienced some of the finest French cuisine in Singapore, accompanied by delicate French wines by One B Wine and champagne by Perrier-Jouët.


Read also on So Chic: An Exclusive Interview with Chef Jean-François Piège


Special thanks also to Mario Español, weish, Club Med Bintan Resort for the exciting performances, to Stéphane Koerwyn for the glamorous fashion show and to Nicolas Laville for the beautiful dresses for the emcee Caitanya Tan!

Thank you to all our guests for joining the French Chamber Gala Dinner celebration!

More photos and videos are to come!

The Gala would not have been possible without the hard work of the planitswiss agency and all our sponsors: