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East Midlands companies invited to one day China Business event

Posted: 24/05/10 by Northamptonshire Chamber

East Midlands companies and education institutions are invited to attend a one day event on Friday 25 June at Loughborough University to gain insight into the business opportunities in China for 2010.

The event, which is being organised by the East Midlands China Business Bureau, will provide specialist information on:

  • Shanghai World Expo 2010
  • China’s Fiscal Stimulus programme
  • East Midlands Market Visit to China 2010

and provides a platform to share the experiences of East Midlands businesses that are trading successfully in China. Break out sessions in the afternoon will also offer practical advice on how to do business with China.


09:00 East Midlands in China

Session 1: East Midlands and Shanghai Expo
Opportunities Shanghai World Expo 2010
ZedPavilion: University of Nottingham

Session 2: China Fiscal Stimulus Opportunities
Steven Spalding and Jeremy Gordon, Business Specialist, UK Trade & Investment

Session 3: Opportunities in South China (Hong Kong and Guangdong)
Bob Manning, Head of Trade & Investment, British Consulate, Guangzhou & John Woodruffe Deputy Trade Commissioner British Consulate, Hong Kong

Session 4: East Midlands Market Visit to China (Chengdu/ Chongqing and Shanghai)
East Midlands China Business Bureau

Session 5: Nottingham and Shanghai Expo
Nottingham City Council

12:25 Lunch & networking

13:00 Case studies: East Midlands’ success stories in China

Breakout sessions: Doing business with China with China-Britain Business Council, UKTI and East Midlands China Business Bureau:

• Protecting your IP

• Setting up in China

• Market research and choosing the right partner

• Communicate effectively with your Chinese partner

Panel discussions

15:00 End

Registration is free for East Midlands businesses and organisations. For registration or further details contact: Gurminder Badan at Tel: 0115 947 1766.

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