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Social Networking Events: 7th November – 14th November



Event Location


Scaling Business in Asia: Challenges and Strategies

Entrepnr & The Executive Centre

Cost: N/A

Please RSVP here

Asia represent a strong business driver for corporations and financial institutions alike to expand into and across the region, but there is not a ‘one size fits all’ solution. We’ve brought together a panel of business professionals from diverse industries to share their experiences and advice on how to successfully drive business growth in this dynamic and challenging environment.

We’ll conduct a casual 45 mins to 1 hr moderated discussion where each panelist will be able to share their successes and challenges expanding business in the Asian market, as well as participate in a dynamic discussion with other panelists.

Confirmed speakers: 
Robert Abbanat, CEO & Co-founder of International Learning Enterprises.
Thun Lee, Head of China, TMF Group
– John Zhu, Chief Executive Officer, Purelogica
– Chris Pennicott, Corporate Director – Operations, The Executive Centre
Max Henry, Executive Director, Global Supply Chain Council (GSCC)
– Chelsea Perino (moderator), Global Marketing Director, The Executive Centre

Level 20, The Center, 989 ChangLe Road, Puxi, Shanghai

Shanghai City



Marching towards the US Market – Strategies on Overseas Expansion

XNode Startup Accelerator & Coworking Space & Solutions For, Inc

Cost: Free

Please RSVP here

The first segment covers an introduction to the US corporate systems and nature, equity structures and its state/federal laws and regulations. The second segment will touch on the opportunities and roadblocks present for Chinese companies who are planning to enter the US market. Tips on how to adjust the operating/marketing models to better adapt to the local market and improve strategic planning.

5F, Overseas Chinese Mansion, 129 West Yan’an Road, Jing’An District, Shanghai

静安区延安西路129号华侨大厦5楼, Shanghai



New to Shanghai! Expats & Locals Pitches and Networking

Cost: Free

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Pitches and networking is for those who want to meet everybody in the room before the day is over.

Everyone will be asked to give a short 30-second pitch on who they are, what they do and what they want to get out of the day. The style of this event is different than other tech/business meetups such that we want to increase the probability you will meet like-minded expats or locals you really want to connect with.

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Cafe Sambal

Jiashan Market, Block A, No 37, 259 Jiashan Lu, near Jianguo Xi Lu

嘉善路259弄37号A栋, 近建国西路, Shanghai




FINAL Shanghai Mentor Walk 2017 – Female Only

AmCham Shanghai

Cost: 100RMB

Please RSVP here

AmCham Shanghai’s Women’s Executive Network (WEN) supports senior female executive members with opportunities to connect with peers across industries and share relevant information through programming and informal networking events. Our mission is to provide our senior female executive members with a platform to advance their leadership, career development and visibility to go the last mile—to the C-suite, the boardroom or both.

M on the Bund, 7F, 5 The Bund, Shanghai, Entrance is at Guangdong Raod China / 中国上海市外滩广东路20号7楼


Beijing Entrepreneurs Dinner


Cost: Free

Register here

Eat, drink, relax, and share your challenges, ideas and questions with around 20 to 30 other Beijing entrepreneurs, investors and professionals.

The new venue is a brand new events space, with a choice of 9 restaurants to order from, including QMex, sushi, Guangdong food, and Italian.

ILotus Space, 1st Floor, Shang, No. 20 Xinyuanli West, Chaoyang, Beijing, China

北京市朝阳区新源里20号金尚, Beijing



18:00 – 21:30

India & China Entrepreneurship Exchange

StartUp Grind

Cost: 60RMB

Please RSVP here

Join us for a Friday evening to mingle and network with Startups and Startup Professionals from both India and China and see how these two large and innovative economies are developing. We are happy to announce that we have a delegation of officials and companies from India coming, as well as a batch of 15 startups from India, who will pitch their ideas right in the beginning of the evening.

Zhongguancun Innoway
B1, No.6 Building, Innoway。 48, Haidian West Street


PKU MBA Speaker Series-Social Innovation and the Rise of Social Businesses Around the Globe

PKU MBA Speaker Series

Cost: free

Please RSVP here

The PKU MBA Speaker Series reintegrates higher education into the local community. Held on an approximately bi-monthly basis, the PKU MBA Speaker Series brings Peking University, Guanghua School of Management’s high-level academics and leading researchers into the heart of Beijing’s downtown core. These intimate events, consisting of keynote speakers, group discussion and networking are a call-back to one of the original arenas of profound inquiry and learning – the local community pub.

Coffee House at Guanghua School of Management Building No.1, 1st Floor, Peking University


Becoming an Entrepreneur for Life


Cost: Free

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When does that moment come when you realize that you are an “entrepreneur for life”?

We invited six entrepreneurs who are members of the local Entrepreneurs Organization (‘EO’, to learn more about EO, click here) chapter in Beijing to discuss more about that moment. These successful entrepreneurs will also share valuable insights they learned since that moment to help other entrepreneurs in Beijing to succeed in China’s competitive business environment.

The event will provide the audience with new knowledge about operating businesses in Beijing and the opportunity to connect with other local entrepreneurs.

nakedHub Sanlitun

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