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Sponsors of  the ‘Harry Potter’ British Ball 2017

Thanks to the support and generosity of our sponsors, the British Ball Beijing continues to be both a great event and a highly successful charity fundraiser. The variety and combined effect of our sponsors’ contributions means that in the last few years over ten China and UK charities have benefited.

In 2016, eight sponsors have shown their commitment to supporting the British Charity Ball. Our thanks go to LehmanBrown International AccountantsBritish Schools of BeijingBritish AirwaysYew Chung International School of BeijingBlueStar AMG, The Kerry Hotel and our 2016 media sponsors City Weekend.

If you would like to join our current sponsors and get involved in our charity fundraising for ‘Harry Potter’ British Ball 2017, please email: britishball@britishchamber.cn


We would like to thank those sponsors that have already committed to support this year’s event:


Gold Sponsors

LehmanBrown International Accountants


LehmanBrown is a licenced China-focused accounting, taxation and business advisory firm operating dedicated offices in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Macau. LehmanBrown combines international expertise with practical China experience and knowledge and offers expert advice and support to both local and international clients. During its fifteen-year history, the Senior Partners have continued to support a huge number of charity fundraising events and have successfully incorporated giving to charity into the company spirit. LehmanBrown is delighted to be able to support the British Charity Ball of Beijing once more.

For more information please visit http://www.lehmanbrown.com

Email: enquiries@lehmanbrown.com

The British Schools of Beijing

The British Schools of Beijing (BSB) are proud to support the British Ball and proud to provide the highest quality international education to over 1500 students, from 60 nationalities. We have two schools in Beijing, one in Sanlitun (ages 1-11) and one in Shunyi (1-18), following an internationally adapted English National Curriculum leading to International GCSE and International Baccalaureate Diploma examinations. Our schools are epitomised by the highest academic standards, taking our students on to the world’s very best universities, but also ensuring that every student is truly valued as an individual and that the sense of family, community and opportunity pervades all we do. Our philosophy is to be ambitious for every single child and young person to achieve far more than they ever dreamed possible, in whatever field that may be, and to grow into a truly global citizen who contributes to making the world a better place. For more information, please visit www.britishschoolbeijing.com

Contact BSB Admissions Teams at: admissions@bsbshunyi.com , admissions@bsbsanlitun.com

British Airways


British Airways has a worldwide route network that covers more than 170 destinations in 75 countries. British Airways has been flying to China for over 30 years. It offers daily flights from Beijing and Shanghai to London, and five flights a week from Chengdu to London. Now travellers can also book flights on ba.com to travel to the UK and Europe from Chongqing, Changsha, Fuzhou, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Nanjing, Sanya, Wuhan, Guangzhou and Xiamen via Beijing or Shanghai on Air China, China Eastern Airlines or Hainan Airlines or via Hong Kong on Cathay Pacific or Dragonair.

The airline operates from the state-of-the-art Terminal 5 at London Heathrow, which is exclusive to British Airways’ and Iberia Airlines’ customers and is capable of handling 30 million customers a year.

For further information on British Airways, please visit: www.ba.com

BlueStar AMG

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BlueStar AMG was actually founded in 2009 by an established management team that had already functioned for a number of years previously (since 2003) who felt there was a need for a different type of company with a client centric approached based around core values and behaviours.

We are a British Owned, Hong Kong registered group, with the bulk of the operations in Mainland China and with satellite offices across Asia. Our main focus is Financial Planning and Asset Management with additional capabilities in Investment Property and Domestic Insurance.

In addition to our offerings and services, what truly sets us apart is our approach. By aligning the interests of our clients and our people, we are able to place the customers interests above all others so our customers can be assured that with us, there is no self-interest – only a shared interest.

Advice is given without prejudice and with the utmost integrity, and we always strive for excellence when it comes to our clients’ investments. To this end, we have a stringent internal compliance process which ensures our procedures are independently monitored and reviewed on a regular basis.

To find out more, please visit http://www.bluestar-amg.com/

Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing)

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In 1995, Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) was one of the very first international schools to provide education to a growing number of expatriates in Beijing. YCIS Beijing is a through train international school from kindergarten through to graduation at the end of the secondary school. Since its founding, the school has grown to over 750 students from over 40 countries and has set exceptionally high standards due to consistent years of outstanding academic results.

YCIS is the only international school in Beijing to receive the ‘Cambridge Award for Excellence in Education‘ from Cambridge International Examinations and is the only international school in Beijing to maintain a 100% pass rate in the IB Diploma.

Visit YCIS Beijing’s website at www.ycis-bj.com

Contact our Admissions team at: enquiry@bj.ycef.com

Kerry Hotel

Situated in Beijing’s central business district and 25 minutes from the international airport, Kerry Hotel, Beijing’s location is enhanced by its proximity to major cultural, shopping and entertainment sites. The hotel’s stylish interior is matched by modern day comforts such as complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Paperless check-in and complimentary mini bar upon arrival are some of the hotel’s signature services.

Kerry’s Kitchen delivers authentic Asian cuisine, while Kerry’s Pantry is a gourmet deli. The Horizon Chinese Restaurant is famed for its traditionally prepared wood-fired Beijing duck. An award-winning bar and lounge, Centro features live jazz and great cocktails.

For further information about the Kerry Hotel, please visit: http://www.shangri-la.com/beijing/kerry/

Silver Sponsor

Celebrating over 36 years of academic excellence, International School of Beijing (ISB) is embracing the challenges and rewards of the future of education. Through a tailored, connected, real-world curriculum known as Learning21@ISB, our experienced and passionate teachers provide students with exceptional opportunities to grow as individuals, as scholars, and as contributing members of the community.

Our curriculum and our culture are grounded in the core values of global-mindedness, integrity, respect, balance, creativity, and service. ISB has exceptional facilities, and offers superb opportunities in sports, service, and the arts. In our welcoming community, students find a purposeful balance of rigorous academics and enriching personal growth. ISB follows a standards-based curriculum that draws upon the best elements international curriculum models for their Pre-Kindergarten 3 – Grade 12 classes. For high school students, ISB offers a full IB diploma program or IB certificate options for students in grades 11 and 12, as well as Advanced Placement (AP) courses in grades 11 and 12 in Calculus and Chinese.


Media Sponsor

the Beijinger

The Beijinger is a free monthly listings and entertainment website and magazine produced by True Run Media in Beijing, China. It was launched in October 2001 as that’s Beijing and began as a print magazine under the auspices of Mark Kitto, the then publisher of that’s Shanghai, and a succession of local publishers and government sponsors, including the Yangzhou Cultural Bureau, China Newsweek and China Intercontinental Press (CIP).

The magazine’s online presence is particularly handy for expats looking to network with other like-minded foreigners since it offers free access to both the discussion boards as well as the classifieds sections upon account registration.

Visit the Beijinger’s website at http://www.thebeijinger.com/

The Music

Bands: TBC

DJ: Andres V

From the tropical beaches in Colombia to the cold lands in Finland and beyond, DJ Andres V has been spreading his love and experience with music all over the world. He started mixing since 1998, including hundreds of appearances in Asia, America and Europe. Andres V has been resident DJ for several clubs and bars in Beijing and has also participated in several diplomatic and charitable events, including the British Charity Ball which this year will be his 5th consecutive appearance as DJ. His extensive musical background includes  electronic beats,  Pop and RnB, rock and roll, Latin music, timeless hits from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s and unique folk music.

Special Thanks to our Gold Sponsors:


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Media Sponsor:

Supporting Partners:

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