Omegamania comes to Singapore!
by Peter Chong
Some 70 of the city's best known socialites and watch collectors decended upon the Straits Room at The Fullerton Hotel on Mar 12 to attend the cocktails and dinner. The World Tour Exhibition began in Milan and has been to New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong.
The Singapore event was held at the historic Fullerton Hotel - built in 1928, and centrally located right in the Central Business District.
The crowd arrives...cocktail hour!
And the first course was served - fresh ocean scallops and caviar in a salad bed, and a truffle cappucinno. The first seepches of the evening then began with Claude Guelbert, Omega's Special Project Manager for Omegamania.
Next, was David Ponzo, Country Manager of Swatch Group
And Antiquorum's Horological Expert - Brandon Thomas.
Dinner resumed with the delightful main course - choice of either pan roasted beef tenderloin or cod. After the main course and before dessert was served, a special guest and famous Singapore socialite, Dr. Bernard Cheong shared his personal thoughts on Omega. Bernard , which was very entertaining, dotted with personal anecdotes and great insight.