SINGAPORE - The SPH Lucky 30 Draw, organised by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) in celebration of its 30th anniversary celebrations, has attracted more than 30,000 contestants with its 30 prizes worth over $88,000.
The online lucky draw, which ran from Mar 17 to May 18, received entries from 31,538 contestants. Existing direct subscribers of SPH newspapers (print and/or digital) were given 5 chances to win.
An electronic draw was held on May 21, 2014 to pick 30 winners. The top three winners were then invited to a finale event to pick their prizes on Monday at SPH News Centre.
Mr Alan Chan, Chief Executive Officer of SPH, together with sponsors, presented the prizes to the top three winners, who are all subscribers of SPH publications.
Ms Mathilda Chow, 52, who is a subscriber of The Straits Times for over 10 years, won a Star Cruises 5N Penang/Phuket/Malacca Cruise with $300 Dining Credit for two on SuperStar Virgo; Mr Gong Yansong, 45, a Lianhe Zaobao subscriber for more than 3 years, won an 18K White Gold Tanzanite and Diamond Pendant with a bonus Tanzanite Ring from Diamond Industries, and Mr Lim Jin Siew, 39, a Straits Times subscriber of more than 6 years, won $10,000 cash in Savings Account with State Bank of India.
Other attractive prizes for the lucky draw included a 10D7N holiday for two to Santorini and Athens (airfare and accommodation); a U-Boat Watch Classico 45 AS 1/A Red Stitch from Bezel, local and overseas staycations, electronic gadgets, shopping vouchers and magazine subscriptions. The wide variety of prizes was aimed to meet the varying needs and interests of different people.
The SPH Lucky 30 Draw was a success with the support of our sponsors.
Mr Michael Goh, Senior Vice President - Sales, Star Cruises, said: "SPH is our strategic media partner. We are very excited to be a part of SPH's 30th anniversary celebrations and sincerely wish SPH many more years of milestone business success in the media industry."
Mr Anil Kishora, Country Head and CEO, SBI Singapore, said: "State Bank of India is privileged to be part of SPH's 30th anniversary celebrations. We would like to extend our heartiest congratulations to SPH and the winner of $10,000 cash in Savings/Current Account with SBI."
Mr Frank Chew, Director, Diamond Industries, said: "Diamond Industries is honoured to be invited as one of the proud sponsors of SPH's 30th anniversary celebrations. SPH had grown phenomenally in the past 30 years, and we wish SPH continued success in the coming years."
Besides the SPH Lucky 30 Draw, some other celebration activities to mark SPH's 30th anniversary include special subscription deals in July and anniversary offers for readers in August. Look out for details in the coming months. In March this year, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra put up a special performance at Paragon to kickstart the 30th anniversary celebrations.