Diamond Summit 2017 Medan (20-24 April 2017)

An Amazingly Lavish and Exciting Trip to Medan!

Luar Biasanya Liburan Meriah dan Mewah di Medan!

Horas!! Mejuahjuah! Jahowu! Do you still remember the wonderful memories of enjoying the view, the fancy facilities, and how you attended a grand wedding in Medan? Watching this video will boost your and your partner’s spirits, making you want to succeed faster. Go up the ladder faster. And become a DIAMOND faster! Time waits for no one, ladies and gentlemen! Don’t get caught off guard and miss the chance to join the #2018DiamondSummit! Good morning and let’s welcome the weekend, ladies and gentlemen!

Dikirim oleh HDI Family International pada 3 Agustus 2017

Thursday, 20 April 2017 : Welcome to Medan!

On the first day, 200 Enterprisers arrived at the Kualanamu Airport in Medan, and headed straight to the Garuda Restaurant to enjoy delicious Minang and Melayu cuisines. After enjoying the delectable meals, the participants continued their journey towards the city of Berastagi, about 3 hours away. Throughout the long and winding journey, our Enterprisers were spoiled by the beautiful scenery.

Once they arrived in Berastagi, the Enterprisers were brought straight to the Mikie Holiday Resort to attend the opening ceremony. There, they were welcomed by Mrs. Rumondang Lusia Simamora and Mr. Swingly Purba, as well as dr. B. Teinmalar and dr. Subajaido Naidu, who were ready to put  traditional Batak head bands and ulos fabrics on the newly arrived Enterprisers.

DAY 1a

The opening ceremony kicked off with a bang. After the opening presentation which consisted of the traditional Batak games Pat Ni Gajah and Batu Marsiada, the event continued with opening speeches from the hosts of the Medan Learning Center, dr. Felix Tarigan and Mrs. Srita Sinulingga, who both wore traditional Batak Karo attire. This time, the Diamond Summit was themed “HDInnovation”. After the speeches, they welcomed Mr. Brandon Chia at the main gate with the Tor-Tor dance. Clad in traditional Batak Karo attire, Mr. Brandon Chia looked dashing and captivated all the Enterprisers.

The handover of the Diamond Summit Trophy from Mr. Brandon Chia to dr. Felix Tarigan and Mrs. Srita Sinulingga marked the start of the 2017 Diamond Summit in Medan. After the opening ceremony, all the Enterprisers were given the chance to rest.

June, 21 April 2017 : Exploring Berastagi

DAY 2a

The next day, the participants were invited to explore the city of Berastagi. The rain that fell on the city that day couldn’t dampen the spirit of the Enterprisers, who were excited to enjoy the beauty of the city that’s flanked by two active volcanoes.

DAY 2b

The first destination was the Gundaling Hill, where the Enterprisers could take wonderful pictures with the Sinabung and Sibayak mountains in the background. Afterwards, they headed to the Berastagi traditional market, which was famous for its many types of fruit, vegetable and flower.

DAY 2c

Once satisfied with their visit to these two places, the Enterprisers continued their journey to the Funland Mikie Holiday, the first family amusement park in North Sumatera. Here, the Enterprisers were free to play with the various rides. Afterwards, they moved on to the Taman Simalem Resort, one of the newest and biggest tourist destinations in North Sumatera.

Upon arriving at the resort, participants were mesmerized by the incredible beauty of Lake Toba. Located in the Bukit Merek area in Sidikalang, this popular tourist attraction is over 206 hectares, with over 25 hectares planted with fruits such as orange, passionfruit, tamarillo, avocado and the local biwa fruit. In addition, this tourist destination is also equipped with various modern facilities and recreational options, such as ecotourism, agrotourism, lounges and cafes, as well as many resorts/villas.

DAY 2d

The place where the Enterprisers stayed was divided into two areas, namely the Waterfall Villa and the Tongging Resort. After checking into their rooms, resting, and having dinner, Enterprisers attented the session presented by Mr. Julianto, Mr. Brandon and Madam Swee Lian. On this occassion, BSKIN’s new promotions were unvailed, and 4 winners of the Cash Reward were announced, namely Mrs. Tuti Asianturi, Mr. Johan Budiman, Mr. Hernandes Santoso, and Mr. Tekok Siang Harto.

Saturday, 22 April 2017 : Close to Nature

DAY 3a

The Taman Simalem Resort had a wide range of activities to offer. After breakfast, Enterprisers were able to participate in various previously-set activities such as going on the Agro Farm Tour while enjoying coffee and tea, and playing in the labyrinth. All the Enterprisers didn’t forget to take as many photos as they could with their family/partner with Lake Toba as the background, and uploaded them on Facebook with the hashtags #DS2017 and #HDIDIAMONDSUMMIT to be eligible for the Wonderful Lake Toba Photo Challenge.

DAY 3b

After enjoying the scenery at Lake Toba, the Enterprisers continued their journey to the city of Medan, which was about 5 hours away. Once they arrived in Medan, they headed straight to the Medan Learning Center.

DAY 3c

Medan’s signature cuisines such as the bika ambon, bolu meranti, lemang, passionfruit syrup and tamarillo syrup were ready to welcome the Enterprisers. Not to be overlooked, everyone’s favorite dish, the famous Durian Ucok was also there to welcome the Enterprisers. The host went above and beyond by preparing a whole truck of it. Yummy!

DAY 3d

After indulging in Medan’s delicious cuisines, the Enterprisers were invited to enjoy dinner at two different places: halal meals at the Lembur Kuring Restaurant, and non-halal meals at the Jalan Selat Panjang. After a fulfilling dinner, the Enterprisers headed to the Adi Mulia Hotel in Medan to check into their rooms and rest.

Sunday, 23 April 2017 : The Wedding of Mr. Bryan Lim Sheng & Ms. Su Mae Chia

The fourth day began with Sunday services for Christian and Catholic Enterprisers. The two nearest churches were chosen for the services, namely the Indonesian Christian Church and the St. Mary Blessed Immaculate Conception Cathedral. After the services, the events continued with the Road to Success (RTS) event at the Adi Mulia Hotel Ballroom. The event was attended by 600 people.

DAY 4a

Afterwards, attendees were invited to the wedding of Mr. Bryan Lim Sheng and Ms. Su Mae Chia in the pool area of the Adi Mulia Hotel. Beautifully decorated in pink, peach and white, the holy matrimony of Mr. Bryan and Ms. Su Mae unfolded.

DAY 4b

This joyful event began with a screening of Bryan and Su Mae’s photos that documented their journey togehter. Afterwards, there was a surprise performance by the Enterprisers -  a flash mob! The Enterprisers danced together to welcome the arrival of Mr. Bryan and Ms. Su Mae. Mr. Bryan returned the surprise by joining the flash mob, which was concluded with him handing over a bouquet of flower to Ms. Su Mae, and gently kissing her forehead.

DAY 4c

The procession continued with the entrance of Mr. Bryan and Ms. Su Mae, champagne pouring, the wedding toast, cake cutting, and an array of surprises from the Enterprisers to Mr. Bryan and Ms. Su Mae, that surely made their wedding an unforgettable moment. Also in the event, the Diamond Summit Trophy was awarded by dr. Felix Tarigan and Mrs. Srita Sinulingga to the hosts of the 2018 Diamond Summit in Jakarta and Bandung, Mr. Arief Wibowo  - Mrs. Hj. Diah Fistiyani and Mrs. Medyawati.

Monday, 24 April 2017 : Mauliate Godang Medan!

The procession continued with the entrance of Mr. Bryan and Ms. Su Mae, champagne pouring, the wedding toast, cake cutting, and an array of surprises from the Enterprisers to Mr. Bryan and Ms. Su Mae, that surely made their wedding an unforgettable moment. Also in the event, the Diamond Summit Trophy was awarded by dr. Felix Tarigan and Mrs. Srita Sinulingga to the hosts of the 2018 Diamond Summit in Jakarta and Bandung, Mr. Arief Wibowo  - Mrs. Hj. Diah Fistiyani and Mrs. Medyawati.

DAY 1b

It was great to see your laughter and smiles at the 2017 Diamond Summit. See you at the 2018 Diamond Summit in Jakarta-Bandung! Good morning!

 

An Amazingly Lavish and Exciting Trip to Medan!