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Social Networking Events Beijing, September 5-October 31

Social Networking Events Beijing, September 5-October 31


September 5th, Friday. 7:30 AM. Breakfast with The Hon. Mike Baird, NSW Premier.

AustCham Beijing welcomes members and guests to an exclusive breakfast with The Hon. Mike Baird, NSW Premier, Minister for Western Sydney, and Minister for Infrastructure.

Having recently been elected Leader of the NSW Liberal Party in April, and sworn in as 44th Premier of NSWs, this will be Mr. Baird’s first visit to China as Premier. This will be a great opportunity for developing business and government connections, with distinguished members of the NSW government and the business community. The Premier will deliver a speech followed by a Q&A forum. For more information, click here.

Location: Waldorf Astoria, 15 Jinyu Hutong, Beijing, China

September 5th, Friday. 12:15. Old China Hands Lunch.

A monthly lunch get together for old China Hands organised by the FCGroup, normally held on the first Friday of the month. Each person pays for his own food.

This get together is limited to Expatriates who have been in China at least 10 years. For more information, click here.

Location: Morel’s Restaurant, Gongti Bei Lu (opposite Workers’ Gymnasium North Gate, Northwest corner of the intersection with Chunxiu Lu) Dongcheng District

城区, 劳龙西餐, 工体北路春秀路西北角工人体育

September 9th, Tuesday. 19:30-22:30. Future and Career Social Networking Event.

Running monthly since March 2007 our 2nd Tuesday of the month Future and Career series of networking events is undoubtedly the top networking event in Beijing both for people looking for staff & for people looking for jobs and for people at the beginning of the career ladder & for those with decades of experience. This monthly networking evening provides candidates and recruiters with a discrete platform to meet.

All are welcome and encouraged to join to find the next step on the career ladder.

Hiring Managers and Representatives from recruiting agencies and Headhunter companies are regulars at these events, which provide an excellent way to find that dream job or the ideal candidate. For more information, click here.

Location: Flames, Hilton Wangfujing, 8 Wangfujing Dongjie, Dongcheng District


September 11th, Thursday. Trekkie – Gaobeidian Antique Furniture Street.

INN Trekkies are on a shopping excursion (or a great look and see). Come join Theresa and other INN members for a morning of treasure hunting!

Gaobeidian Antique Furniture Street高碑店明清家具一条街

This famous antique furniture market in Beijing overflows with reproductions of Ming and Qing furniture: opium beds, traditional tables, stools, benches, stools, and drums, just to name a few. On top of vintage furniture, it also offers decorations, ceramics, and modern furniture made from old wood. Many shops here have showroom in front and the workshop in back, and the merchants can custom-build whatever you cannot find in stock.

Shopping is always fun with friends, isn’t it? So get some friends and have a fun day out with us.

Details of when and where we meet up will be shared on Wednesday September 10th to all those that RSVP’d.

RSVP before Monday, 8th September 2014 to:[email protected]  [email protected],org to reserve your spot.

September 13th, Saturday. 11:00-16:00. The Great Aussie BBQ.

Load the bus and bring the kids; the Great Aussie BBQ is here! This Saturday September 13th, join AustCham Beijing and MLA Australia in celebrating all that is great about summer! Join us on the sprawling oval out at Dulwich College for a day of food, fun, sports and more. The day will feature a full Aussie red-meat BBQ, with salads, sausages and snacks galore, along with the thrilling spectacle of the ‘China Cup’ AFL Grand Final between the Beijing Bombers and the Shanghai Tigers, and the British VS Australia Embassy Cricket Match.

Kids will enjoy supervised sports and activities throughout the day thanks to Sports Beijing, along with face-painting and a HUGE jumping castle to keep the young, and the young at heart, entertained. For more information, click here.

Location: Dulwich College Cricket Pitch

September 13th, Saturday. 17:00-20:00. M Talk: One Year On: The State of the Australian Nation Under the Abbott Government.

The Abbott government was elected on 7 September 2013. The Australian public were promised a measured and adult government of no surprises. A recent federal budget and a new and complicated senate has altered the political landscape. Join BHP Billiton Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University, Professor David Walker, as he chairs this thought-provoking discussion with Griffith REVIEW founding editor Julianne Schultz and ABC Radio presenter Richard Fidler.

Richard Fidler and Julianne Schultz are visiting Beijing as guests of the Second FASIC Australian Studies in China Conference: 11-12 September, 2014. For more information, click here.

Location: Capital M Restaurant, Beijing 


September 14th, Sunday. 10:00-15:00. The University of Adelaide Open Day in China & Volunteers Invitation.

Alumni are invited to particiapted as volunteers in the University of Adelaide’s first Open Day in China.

The Open Day in China will provide a wonderful opportunity to promote the University in China and UAdelaide would like to invite 12 – 15 alumni to participate and assist in various activities. This will be a valuable opportunity for graduates to work with university staff and share successful stories with potential students. As a gesture of appreciation, the University will provide volunteers with a certificate acknowledging their participation, a University of Adelaide T- shirt and lunch on the day.

If you would like to volunteer, please email the University’s China Office to express your interest and register before 3 Sept 2014. For more information, click here.

Location: Wanda Sofitel Hotel, Beijing.

September 15th, Monday. 10:30-13:00. Fresh is Best at the Hutong.

Fresh is Best: The Seasonal Ingredient Cooking Workshop, done in partnership with our friends at TooToo Organic Farm. Learn how to incorporate the freshest seasonal ingredients back into your home cooking. Eat according to the seasons, just like once upon a time, just like nature intended.

September’s workshop will feature three delicious recipes, all featuring organic pumpkins.
Each class in the series which will bring you the best, freshest ingredients from TooToo’s organic farm in Pinggu County. TooToo is a leader in organic farming, and has set up a special department to serve foreigners in Beijing, headed by a team of professionals from China and Germany. TooToo Organic Farm is approved by the European certifier ECOCERT and the Chinese organic certifier COFCC. For more information on TooToo Organic Farm and their Home Delivery Service in Beijing, visit their English online shopping website: http://shop.tootoo.cn. For more information, click here.

Location: Location: 1 Jiu Dao Wan Zhong Xiang Hutong | Beijing | China 北京城区九道湾中巷1

September 16th, Tuesday. 10:00-11:00. INN Neighbourhood Coffee Meeting.

The International Newcomer’s Network (INN) hosts these purely social events once a month in local cafes that allow you to get to know people who live close by and pick up a few tips from those who have been around the neighborhood awhile!

Please join us for the next scheduled coffee!  No RSVPs necessary!

Location: The Bookworm, Building 4, Nan Sanlitun Road


September 16th, Tuesday. 19:30-late. French Coiffure Soiree.

This month the FCGroup take a break from the Zeta Bar and instead are hosting their Creative Industries event at Catherine de France.

If you ever had, or still have, a dream then this evening is for you. Who knows maybe the Catherine de France sponsored free flow of drinks might event help you to break out of your current personal box and assist you to take the next step in achieving those dreams. This is a networking evening for people who are creative or like creative ideas and we are delighted to announce that this month’s featured guest is the one and only Catherine Colin, the founder, owner and CEO of Catherine de France

Not only will you be able to meet this very talented French lady but also have an opportunity to have some expert advice from a team of professional hair enthusiasts.

This is a networking evening for people who work in the creative industries or are users of products that derive from creative innovation. For more information, click here.

Location: East Avenue Bld. Ground Floor, No.10 Xindong Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100027


September 19th, Friday. 12.00. AustCham Beijing and GMAC Corporate Golf Day.

Sponsorship and Tickets available NOW!

The AustCham Corporate Golf Day is back in 2014, bigger and better than ever, teaming up with the Global Mining Association of China (GMAC) in 2014. Both teams and individuals are invited to enter the challenge, and an impressive line-up of great prizes is up for grabs for all involved.

We tee off with an energy filled lunch and then celebrate your success and prowess after a full day on the course with a great Dinner and Awards Presentation. For more information, click here.

Location: Beijing Orient Pearl Country Club, Beijing Shunyi Qu, Beishichao Zhen, Daliushuying Cun

September 20th – October 31st. 14:00-17:30. Save the Date: Internship/Job Networking and Fair.

Are you looking for an foreign internship in Shanghai? Do you want to gain more experience in China?
Expatree brings different companies across various industries and regions in China of whom provide a wide range of internship offers for foreign students and young professionals. We are looking for qualified candidates to join this networking fair, which will have limited seating to ensure every participant is able to receive their undivided attention. The industry & position categories is shown below but not limited.

Industry Categories:
– Advertising, Arts & Media
– Architecture & Design
– Banking & Financial Service
– Biotechnology
– Education & Training
– Fashion & Design
– Legal
– Marketing & Communications
– Information & Communication Technology
– International Trading
– Investment
– Real Estate & Property
Position Categories:
– Account Manager
– Admin Assistant
– Architecture Designer
– Business Analyst
– Business Develop Manager
– Customer Service
– English Instructor
– Industrial Designer
– Marketing Assistant
– Marketing Executive/Specialist
– Project Coordinator
– Project Assistant/ Manager
– Sales

For more information, click here.


September 23rd and 24th, Tuesday and Wednesday. 20:30. Stand up Comedy – The Punchline Comedy Club.

Following the hilarious ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway? ‘show in May, ¥250 ‘early bird’ tickets are now on sale for the upcoming two nights of Punchline Stand-Up Comedy on 23rd and 24th September at The Local Bar & Grill, Sanlitun. We’ll be hosting Jonny Awsum, John Lenahan & Tim Clark and the show kicks off at 8:30pm. It’s going to be two nights of fun, don’t miss it!

Tickets available at The Local Bar & Grill, REDSTAR Works (near Big Smoke) or save yourself a journey and buy them online here http://redstarworks.com/comedy/

You can also email us at [email protected] or [email protected]

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