Buro 24/7 Singapore turns one with a 2016 Buro Digital Awards ceremony

Buro 24/7 Singapore turns one with a 2016 Buro Digital Awards ceremony

Happy birthday

Text: Rachel Au

Image: Leica

Here are all the highlights from their huge anniversary celebration

On Malaysia's side, the #BuroTurnsOne anniversary party is happening tonight but before that, there was one other Buro 24/7 member who recently celebrated their first anniversary - Buro 24/7 Singapore. We did what everyone would do for someone in the family; we flew down to join them during this very special week. 

It was a full-fledged affair that spanned over several events. First, there was the inaugural 2016 Buro Digital Awards ceremony held at the National Gallery of Singapore. With free flow champagne, the ceremony started with a toast to new and more exciting things to come, as well as to celebrate all who have journeyed with Buro 24/7 Singapore. Then, it was time to reveal the big winners of the night. Actress Oon Shu An took home the Best Singapore Female Digital Influencer title while singer-songwriter Nathan Hartono won Best Singapore Male Digital Influencer. Multi-talented artist Tabitha Nauser was the winner of the Best Singapore Upcoming Digital Influencer and vintage fashion e-tailer The Fifth Collection was the Best Singapore Digital Start-up or Project. 

With this, it looks like we have a couple of exciting new people to follow in Singapore. The night ended with an after-party set with gorgeous decorations, thrilling beats and of course, some booze and canapés. 

On a brand new day, it was time for the first-ever Buro 24/7 global conference held at the Grand Hyatt. Publishers and editors from 10 Buro offices around the world - including Buro 24/7 founder Miroslava Duma - flew in to share ideas, strategies and plans for the years ahead. Of course, all that hard work would work up an appetite so guests were treated to a private luncheon prior to the brainstorming session. With a beautiful backdrop of lush greens and white roses, and a tantalising three-course Russian-inspired lunch at Artemis Grill, it was certainly picture perfect and a great way to celebrate turning one. Congratulations again, Buro 24/7 Singapore!