Bahrain’s premier private Members-only business club celebrated its third anniversary, with a high-profile celebration throughout its two-storey penthouse setting a top the prestigious Bahrain Financial Harbour’s East Tower.
The 340 invitation-only VIP gathering attended by some of the region’s most influential business personalities received lead support from PineBridge Investments Middle East. The CEO of PineBridge, and Vice-Chairman of the Club, Mr. Talal Al Zain, said: “We are proud to partner with Capital Club Bahrain. It has a strong tradition of excellence, providing an ideal environment for the Kingdom’s corporate decision makers. The Club contributes to Bahrain’s open business environment, strengthening Bahrain as a base from which to access GCC’s trillion dollar market.”
Additional sponsorship for the prestigious event was provided by HSBC, Ace Insurance Brokers, Durrat Marina, Iro Smith, Details, Unitag, Adraj Holdings and Gulf Brands International. Fabulous raffle prizes were provided by Gulf Air, Qatar Airways, World Travel Services, Four Seasons Hotel London, Bahrain City Centre, Optica, Moevenpick Hotel, Capital Club Dubai, IRM, Ltd., Kempinski Hotel Bahrain, Royal Golf Club, 70 Cars, Dessange, Sofitel, Durance, and Jashanmal Group.
Members and guests enjoyed a variety of live entertainment, a vast spread of sweet and savoury delights, prepared by the talented culinary team led by Head Chef Mouhamed Ibrahimi, and luxurious raffle prizes and designer goodie bags.
Former BBC broadcaster and author turned hotelier and General Manager since March 2012, Shahnaz Pakravan, is particularly proud of the Club’s achievements: “Capital Club is a leading synthesis of East/West hospitality, contributing in its own unique way to make Bahrain a meeting point for both business and social interests alike. I am deeply grateful for all the corporate support we have received a vote of confidence from Bahrain’s business community which we value enormously; and extremely proud of how our team has embraced making each of our Members and guests feel at home, delivering hopefully, a truly memorable experience.”