18th January, 2019. The 2018 Hape Annual Gala & New Year Party was held in BODI InShow City (Beilun, Ningbo). Mr. Peter Handstein, founder and CEO of Hape Group attended the gala, together with all employees, representatives of suppliers and partners. With more than 1,000 guests present, the 2018 Annual Gala & New Year Party kicked off smoothly.
Apart from fabulous performances and diversified shows, Peter delivered a speech, summarizing the achievements we have realized during the previous year, and extending his great hopes for a brighter future in 2019, "Only self-correction and self-improvement can strengthen our power to continue sailing. Therefore I think 2019 will be a good year for us to slow down and review our competency, for the new age to come, are we able to conquer the difficulties we are facing now, and risks that are on the way." He also added, "More care and attention will be paid to our people, our team to improve our reliability on each other." It echoes with "Becoming Better From Within", which is what Peter firmly believes and strives to achieve throughout the whole year. Peter also insists on the quality of our products, saying "Quality standard and requirements for products value are things that we shall never give up in." Peter's speech has resonated with many, all of whom are impassioned and highly motivated to do their utmost for Hape.