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Social Networking Events China: 31st August-24th September

Date/Time Event Location

8.00 – 10.30

Entrepreneurship in China:Turning Ideas into Reality

Join serial entrepreneurs Leigh Angus and Jill Tang in a discussion about how they turned ideas into commercial reality here in China and globally. They’ll provide insight into the challenges they’ve faced, the resources and connections they utilised, and how they define entrepreneurial success in the Chinese economy. This event is supported by the AustCham Shanghai Women in Business committee.

Pelikan restaurant

225 Xikang Lu, near Beijing Xi Lu, Shanghai


08.30 – 11.30

China’s Great Media Wall: Opportunities and Censorship

It’s easy to make assumptions about the media in China. That all channels are tightly controlled, restricted and largely ‘closed’ to authentic or creative communication. That if businesses have one big idea, and put it across using one channel – most often TV – they can expect it to reach and influence all their target audiences.

This is no longer the case: China’s media environment is extremely dynamic, powerful, complex and fragmented. There are opportunities for businesses looking to enter the market to tell a powerful story that wins customers and builds loyalty, but they need to understand and adapt their marketing to the ways people use media today.

The European Chamber Shanghai Office, Unit 2204

333 Huai Hai Middle Road, Shui On Plaza, Shanghai

333 淮海中路,瑞安广场


18.30 – 20.30

Lazy Laowai Series: Get me on WeChat pay!

RSVP is Essential

Mix with the Australian community over a glass of wine and canapes while learning how to master WeChat pay in your daily life. We’ll will walk you through the set up process step-by-step and by the end of the workshop you’ll be able to use the following WeChat features: making in-store payments, hailing a cab, paying utility bills, transferring and receiving money from friends or even splitting the dinner bill with friends.

This is an event brought to you by AustCham Shanghai in cooperation with Silk Mandarin.

668 Huai An Road, Jingan District, Shanghai

8.30 – 11.00

Managing and Developing Young Professionals in China


How do companies attract, asses and develop the right talent? What are the expectations of young professionals in China?

Success of businesses in China’s volatile Economy is more than ever dependent on their ability to attract excellent young talent and to build sustainable talent pipelines of leaders and specialists. Attracting and retaining the right talent is both an important and a complex business challenge.

The European Chamber is delighted to have Ms. Chris Lou, Research Associate, Ward Howell International, and Mr. Stephen Joseph Burke, Vice President HR and Continuous Improvement, Lego Group, will discuss challenges in young talent management.

European Chamber Shanghai Office, Unit 2204

333 Huahai Middle Road, Shui On Plaza, Shanghai

333 淮海中路,瑞安广场



The Great Australian Ball XXI

Save the date for Shanghai’s one and only Bachelor and Spinster (B&S) Ball! Join us among the hay bales for a fun Australian night filled with free-flow beer and wine, live entertainment to keep you dancing until the wee hours and much more! The ball is also our biggest fundraising event of the year, with proceeds from the night going to support our CSR partners.

Pudong Shangri-La

33 Fu Cheng Lu



12.00 – 13.30

SME CEO Roundtable Series – Creating Compensation and Incentive Structures for High Performance

Talent attraction is always challenging for SMEs comparing to large companies, but talent retention and mobilization may be even more challenging due to the limited resources of SMEs. SME leaders always find their employees poached by large companies with better salary or more promising future, and the high turnover in the company increases its operation costs and business risks. A good compensation and incentive (C&I) scheme can sustain positive changes by retaining the right talents and enabling their improved performance.

AmCham China Ming Room

The Office Park, Tower AB, 6th Floor

No. 10
Jintongxi Road, Beijing, Chaoyang
District, China

北京市金桐西路10号 远洋光华国际 AB座6层


18.30 – 20.15

Personal Branding – Fake it ’til you make it

Registration Deadline : 29th August 2016

What is personal branding?  It is your reputation, it is being yourself by showing your unique strengths, skills and  attributes. It is about who you are, how you define yourself. What is it you want to be recognized for by other people? What will make you stand out in the eyes of potential employees? You have to develop your personal brand, it is essential for the advancement of your future business career. Personal branding is about managing yourself to success!

The German Chamber has invited 2 Entrepreneurs (Jim Fields & Martin Barnes) to give you an insight in personal branding and self presentation. The objective of this event will be to show you how to represent yourself in business life in China, to make you aware of your own strengths, skills and attributes.

German Chamber of Commerce, Unit 0818,

Landmark Tower II, 8 North Dongsanhuan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing

北京市朝阳区东三环北路8号, 亮马河大厦2座0818室, 中国德国商会.


19.30 – 22.00

Felicitations & Congratulations with FCGroup

I have been organising networking events in Beijing since March 2007 and , to the best of my recollection, this is the first time that my birthday has fallen on a FCGroupday.

This being so I am organising a free event at Beer Mania to celebrate my birthday.

There is no entrance charge. Just pay for your own consumption.

There is no need to bring a present because to see your smiling face will be present enough.

Free entrance.

Come and celebrate with the best and friendliest people in Beijing.

Beer Mania, Taiyue Suites 1F, West Gate, 16 Sanlitun South Street. 欧月啤酒吧, 泰悦豪庭1层,西门, 三里屯南路16号

18.30 – 21.00

Beijing Professional Women’s Network – VIVA

with EGRC Tien Ching

After a month long holiday VIVA is back with an exciting fall line-up.

This month’s theme is “Giving Back”. Viva was established with the goal of bringing Professional women together around the theme of Learning, Connecting, and Inspiring.

Another important goal is to give back to our community. This year we are pleased to share that we will make a donation to EGRC, Educating Girls of Rural China.

We are pleased to share that the Founder and President of EGRC, Tien Ching and one of the students will be our August guest speakers.

Tien Ching is the Founder and President of Educating Girls in Rural China.

Four Seasons Hotel

48 Liang Ma Qiao Road

100125 Chaoyang District, Beijing



Old China Hands Monthly Luncheon

A monthly lunch get together for old China Hands, 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. Next Get Together

Morel’s Restaurant,

First floor, Number 5 Red Block Xinzhong Jie, (opposite Worker’s Gym North Gate) Dongcheng district



18.00 – 01.00

Danish Chamber of Commerce in China (DCCC): Welcome Back Party

Dear Friends, we hope you all have had a wonderful summer vacation and will join us for our Welcome Back Party on September 2nd. It will be the biggest Danish BBQ party in Beijing, and it will be at The Royal Danish Embassy.

There will be a splendid buffet with choices ranging from Australian beef and lamb rack with summer salads to traditional Danish hotdogs and burgers. There will also be free flow of Carlsberg beer and great wine from Pinotage. After dinner The Groove Collective will get the party started with popular songs.

Tickets Price: RMB 300/person

Please send an email to [email protected] to reserve a seat, payment is preferred in advance.

Sign up now and do not miss out on this cozy party with fantastic prizes and live music!

The Royal Danish Embassy,

1 Dong Wu Jie, San Li Tun, Beijing


19.30 – 22.30

A Friendly Cingles Evening

There is a very popular dating TV program called “If You Are The One” (Chinese name is 非诚勿扰) in China. Many singles and their parents watch it to look for partners.

There are many reasons for being single.

Our Cingles event provides an opportunity to meet someone new. Even if you don’t find the right person, it might help you escape from past memories that are haunting you.

Apart from the two above examples there are many reasons why people remain single – too picky, too busy, too much internet, etc. Even majority of them are very outstanding people in their domain and also have good conditions and high social status.

This event will no doubt give people a chance who want to end their single life.

Our event is very different from the traditional singles party which is normally organized by marriage agency. Since we organized the social networking events for 9 years, our participants tend to be higher level.

Godfather’s ,

44 Guanghua Lu, Beijing China.



8.00 – 17.30

Internetrix Digital Analytics Training

Internetrix Digital Analytics Training is aimed at helping individuals and organisations at all levels of understanding to improve their knowledge of Google and IBM digital analytics products.

The high-level training program will equip you with the skills to implement cutting edge analytics systems for your organisation. Learn how to fully exploit the powerful capabilities of the leading analytics software products, and how to deliver valuable data analysis to boost your organisation’s online performance.

The course will be taught by Jingtiao Ji, Head of Google Analytics 360 Suite, Greater China, and Internetrix Director of Online Performance Michael David – both experts in the field of digital analytics.

AustCham Beijing Event Space

Room 1003, Tower A,
U-Town Office Building,
1 Sanfengbeili, Chaoyang Dist. Beijing 100020

北京市朝阳区三丰北里1号, 悠唐写字楼A座1003室, 邮编:100020


7.45 – 09.00

Mentor Walks

RSVP required

Mentor Walks bring together established women leaders and emerging women leaders in our community to connect, learn, mentor and share experiences. As they walk, they discuss their professional and personal challenges, successes, aspirations, and lessons learned.

As a mentee, you will be introduced to our many esteemed mentors and have the opportunity to select your Mentor based on your preferences and availability. Mentor and mentee groups are typically 3-5 people. You will have the incredible opportunity to seek advice from seasoned professionals who will provide an open ear, honest feedback, and meaningful guidance.

Ritan Park, South Gate

(located on Guanghua Lu, at the intersection of Jianhua Lu)


11.00 – 16.00

Great Aussie BBQ

RSVP is required

AustCham’s annual “Great Aussie BBQ” will be held September 10th at Dulwich College. Bask in the sunlight whilst being entertained by a thrilling game of AFL where the Beijing Bomber’s will come head to head against Shanghai Tigers, and an electrifying 20-20 cricket match headed by the Australian and British communities. Let the kids be entertained with summer fun activities and treat your taste buds to some of the delicious food and beverages available throughout the day. Most importantly though, don’t forget to grab a ‘snag off the barbie’.

We are honoured to announce that H.E MS Jan Adams, Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, will be in attendance at this event.

Dulwich College Beijing Legend Garden Campus Cricket Ground

89 Capital Airport Rd, Shunyi District



(Doors Open at 18.00)

The Expat Life Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner

The evening includes the Awards Ceremony, a chance to browse select vendors, live performances and a 5 course meal.

Beijing today is no longer a consumer hardship posting for expatriates.

The opposite, there is a wide and very diverse range of products and services available. In fact there is now so much choice that at times it is hard to know what to buy or which service provider to use.

The ELAs were designed so that the Expatriate community could show their support for their preferred vendors.

The winning vendor will be able to proudly confirm to new arrivals and old hands alike that they were awarded an ELA in recognition of the quality of their services.

The 2016 ELAs will be granted to 25 categories of service providers.

The winners were decided by an on-line voting process.

There was no cost involved in being nominated and it was open to any provider of goods or services that might be of interest to Beijing’s expatriate community.

Capital Club Athletic Center, 3rd Floor Ballroom

Capital Mansion, 6 Xinyuan Nanlu,

Chaoyang District, Beijing

中国北京朝阳区新源南路6号 京城大厦旁边的京城俱乐部3层


08.00 – 09.35

Breakfast Seminar
Environmental Protection – Recent Policies and their Impact on Business

SwissCham Beijing, along with the German Chamber, is delighted to invite you to a unique seminar about the latest environmental protection regulations – notably the new Environmental Protection Law that took effect early 2015. Through legislation and also initiatives like 京津冀 (Jing-Jin-Ji) the Chinese government shows that environmental protection has become an important concern.

Dr. Martin Seybold, Head of the Beijing Office at Roedl & Partner, will focus in his presentation on how these new regulations have affected the operations of companies. On the other side, Mr. Ran Cao, Managing Director at Bertrams Chemical Plants will share his experience regarding the policy change.


The entrance fee includes a breakfast.

The Westin Beijng,

No.7 East 3rd Ring North Road, Chaoyang Dist., Beijing

金茂北京威斯汀大饭店, 北京市朝阳区东三环北路7号

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