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Social Networking Events: November 29th – December 13th

Date/ Time Events Location
06/12/2017 18:00-21:00 Young Professional Swedish-Chinese Mixer SwedCham Shanghai Cost: 50 RMB Please register here The Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai is arranging the Nobel Innovation and Entrepreneurship competition together with Jiao Tong University and Yuang Pu district in December. The competition is the first one to be held in Shanghai which unites Chinese and Swedish startups in areas such as CleanTech, IoT and ICT. On the evening of December 6 we are warming up for the competition, creating a platform for an easygoing exchange of ideas and experiences. Four representatives from three different Swedish startups are joining the competition along with a number of Chinese startups from all over China, and what better way to welcome them to Shanghai than inviting our young professionals to an evening of innovative exchange and knowledge. Ask questions about starting a business pitch your innovative idea or just share your experience and perspectives from China. Finger food and drinks included. D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana, 5 Dongping Rd. (near Hengshan Rd.), Shanghai
08/12/2017 18:30-21:00 Women in Business Christmas CONNECTORS SwissCham, British Chamber Shanghai, AustCham, BenCham, CanCham, IPWS Cost: Member 250 RMB; Non-Member 280 RMB [both tickets include 3 drinks and canapés] Please register here by Dec. timberland discount 6th In collaboration with The British Chamber Shanghai, AustCham, BenCham, CanCham and IPWS we are delighted to invite you to join us for a Christmas CONNECTOR event on Friday, 8 December at Moon’s Steakhouse. nike air max 90 Every CONNECTOR event provides attendees with a host of exciting introductory activities to enhance networking experiences. All attendees will have an array of opportunities to make new friendships and business connections! The CONNECTOR event welcomes you to bring your colleagues, team-members and friends to get CONNECTED! There’s no better way to enhance the networking experience than by having a greater mix of people mingling over tasty canapés and drinks as the Christmas festive feelings begin to set in. Attendees will also have the opportunity to win one of the raffle prizes below: · A Pair of Shoes from The Collection (up to RMB 1,000) · Two Bottles of Wine and Cash Voucher of RMB 300 at the Moon’s Steakhouse · A Case of Estrella Damm Beer · A Box of LAIBA 6-Pack Cocktails Moon’s Steakhouse, Swissotel Grand Hotel, Shanghai
13/12/2017 10:00-12:30 Establishing Your Business in China: Avoiding Common Pitfalls CBBC & BritCham Cost: free Please register here We are delighted to invite you to come and join our seminar with Lee & Lee Associates on 13th December on Establishing Your Business in China: Avoiding Common Pitfalls China’s rapid economic development has been attracting more and more foreign investors to come to China. In order to do business, you need to set up a company in China first, the process and required documents of which could be much more complex than in other foreign countries. Why so complicated? After the company is finally incorporated, what should you be focusing on? With years of rich experience on company establishment and business consulting, Lee & Lee Associates will help you understand all the key process and pitfalls you may encounter during the process of company establishment. Event Agenda: 09:30 – 10:00 Registration & Networking 10:00 – 10:05 CBBC Welcome 10:05 – 11:30 Presentation on Establishing Your Business in China: Avoiding Common Pitfalls 1. air jordan future General process of establishing a foreign invested enterprise 2. Some issues that a FIE should pay attention to: timeline, total investment and registered capital, Public Security Bureau Filing Record, etc. 11:30 – 11:45 Q&A 11:45 – 12:30 Networking British Centre Shanghai 17F, Garden Square, 968 West Beijing Road Shanghai, Shanghai
29/11/2017 18:15-20:40 How to Boost Your Business on Social Media IsCham Cost: [includes complimentary drinks & food] – Members: 80 RMB, Non-Members: 120 RMB Please register here Interested in Chinese social media? Want to learn the latest tools and strategist to operate a business online? Curious to hear how young entrepreneurs use social media to boost their business? Enjoy networking with interesting people? Come enjoy an after-work Pizza, Beer and Coffee, while listening to educative, entertaining talks, learning from social media strategists, and meeting young expats! Naked Hub, Sanlitun, Beijing
29/11/2017 18:30-21:00 Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch Australia-China Youth Association Cost: BeHive Members – free; ACYA Members – 10 RMB; Non-members – 20 RMB Please register here by scanning the QR Code Not sure how to get your ideas across and have others share your enthusiasm for a business venture or university assignment? Or are you worried about making your work and study experience “relevant” in an upcoming job interview? Don’t let fears of being tongue-tied drag you down! ACYA Beijing and BeHive have teamed up to bring you an exciting workshop on “Perfecting your Elevator Pitch”- giving you the chance to learn actionable skills to improve your pitch for interviews, client meetings and with direct customer interactions. Lead by a seasoned start-up mentor, TEDxBeijing speaker, and CEO speechwriter Martin Barnes, the session will centre around an hour-long workshop from Martin. Feeling a little daunted? Worry not! This isn’t just a theory-filled lecture on the art of the pitch! At the end, volunteers will have a chance to try out what they learned in a simulated pitch challenge (with prizes, of course!) and instant feedback and tips from Martin! Spaces are limited so make sure to RSVP by Nov 28 by scanning the QR Code below. We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday! UIBE, no. 10, Huixin Dongjie, Chaoyang District, Beijing   Shaoyaoju Subway Station, Line 10, Exit A
30/11/2017 18:30-20:30 Learn About Accounting for WFOEs – Ck Bootstrap Business Lecture Week 3 Cultural Keys Cost: 200 RMB; Please email [email protected] to request a PayPal invoice, or add AJDonnelly on WeChat to pay via WeChat wallet. Soldes Louboutin Once you actually have your Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise up and running in China, the next thing you must turn your attention to is taxes. But as with many things in China, it’s not always straightforward. How do you prove income and expenses? Is there a standard format for recording transactions in China? What paperwork do you need to give to your accountant? How often should all this be done? This lecture will be given by Danny Yang, Senior Consultant at Bison & Chang, a dual-language accounting, taxation and business advisory firm based in Beijing and Hong Kong that has already helped a multitude of expats kick-start their business dreams through their provision of affordable, efficient and straight-talking services. nike flyknit ____ These lectures are an hour long, followed by a 30 minute Q+A session, and then the opportunity for anyone who wishes to introduce themselves and their proposed business to take the stage for 3 minutes to find possible partners and/or source assistance. After each event, participants will be welcome to stay around and network. Sanlitun Soho   (Sanlitun Soho is opposite Taikoo Li. Entering from this side, Building A is the first building on your right. Walk around it, past the Starbucks to find the door to Office Building A)
30/11/2017 18:30-21:00 China Tech PR Event Influence Matters Cost: free! Please register here The first event of China Tech PR Network invites Diana Guo, CMO at Microsoft Greater China to a fireside chat with Cate Cadell, technology correspondent at Thomson-Reuters, for an insightful dialogue on the topic of aligning marketing strategy and execution to put together a successful marketing event, based on her experience managing the Microsoft Tech Summit earlier this month in Beijing. China Tech PR Network, co-organized by leading tech PR specialist agency Influence Matters and conference & network company SC Media, aimed to bring communication experts and young PR talents from the tech industry, PR, marketing, and digital agencies together, to exchange insightful ideas and good practices in terms of how effective PR communications can take tech business to another level. And more importantly, to create a lively networking space for tech PR professionals in China, where people can learn firsthand experiences and industry insights, exchange the latest news, trends and ideas and expand their personal professional networks. The dialogue and Q&A session will be in English during this event. Hotel Jen Beijing, No. 1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Beijing   Station Jintaixizhao on Subway Line 10
01/12/2017 18:00-19:00 Future Business Leaders Career Development AustCham Beijing Cost: Members – free; Non-members – 100 RMB Please RSVP please contact [email protected] Join us at AustCham Beijing on Friday, December 1st, to hear two outstanding presenters give detailed insights into how they’ve built successful careers in Beijing and how, aided by their expertise and knowledge, you can too. As the first event in our current Future Business Leaders program, this special event provides an invaluable opportunity to learn from an impressive panel who have been in your position and successfully navigated China’s difficult employability landscape. It also provides the opportunity to broaden your professional network, and connect with some of Beijing’s best emerging talent. Speakers include Tasharni Jamieson, China Alumni Engagement Manager at the Australian Embassy Beijing, and Patrick Rosevear, Beachheads Network Manager at New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. 2/F, The Crib, 1 Gongti Bei Lu, East Chunxiu Lu / Gongti Xilu
03/12/2017 13:30-15:30 Women Who Start up: Their Stories Columbia University Global Center, Beijing Cost: free Please register here The rise of female entrepreneurs has become an irresistible force in the recent years. In this year’s Forbes China’s elite list under the age of 30, 23% are female entrepreneurs. At the Global Leadership in Digital Times Forum on November 9, held by Columbia Global Center in Beijing, Columbia alumni, and CEO and partner of True Fund, mentioned that “in venture capital, 20% of Chinese companies have female partners, compared with just 8% in the United States.” The arrival of “The Age of Her” is affecting and changing the traditional male-dominated industry. Women not only represent the power of consumption, but also a new era of thinkers, creators, and pioneers. On December 3rd, Columbia University Global Center | Beijing will hold their second event in the Women Leadership Forum Series. This seminar will include four female entrepreneurs from different industries who will share their unique ways of starting a business. They will discuss their own perspectives on the advantages and characteristics of female entrepreneurship, the impact of overseas study background on their start-up career, and the difficulties and challenges of the entrepreneurship process. <This event will be spoken in Chinese> (北京海淀)中关村西区善缘街1号立方庭西门
06/12/2017 18:30-21:30 HUTONG SCHOOL’S STARTUP PITCH NIGHT Hutong School Cost: Regular 60 RMB; Corporate Group Ticket (5 attendees max) 200 RMB; Door price: 100 RMB Please register here Watch and learn from startups pitching in front of real investors. THE INVESTORS: · Simon Hornstein, Rocket Internet · Derek Wong, Therefore Ventures · Nathan Siy, CEO of Evoke Electric Motorcycles · Rich Bishop, CEO of AppInChina Take the opportunity to meet entrepreneurs, investors and mentors. Meet representatives of reputable organisations from various sectors and expand your professional network. Complimentary drinks and snacks are included. PRIZES FOR PARTICIPATING STARTUPS: · 5,000RMB cash · Free legal consulting by a top consulting firm · Free WeChat advertising deals · Free membership at a Chamber of Commerce! WE ARE STILL COLLECTING APPLICATIONS! 18:30 – 18:50 Introduction & Drinks 18:50 – 19:00 Elevator Pitch Mini-Workshop 19:00 – 20:30 Pitching Competition 20:30 = 21:30 Winner Selection & Networking Naked Hub Sanlitun: 901 5F, 2A Worker Stadium North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing   Please note that the direct entrance to Naked Hub is on the southern side of the building
07/12/2017 18:30-20:30 Learn About Setting up an Official WeChat Account for Your Business – Ck Bootstrap Business Lecture Week 4 Cultural Keys Cost: 200 RMB; Please email [email protected] to request a PayPal invoice, or add AJDonnelly on WeChat to pay via WeChat wallet. WeChat is now China’s #1 social media platform, boasting services from simple messaging to buying train tickets and arranging doctor’s appointments. And for companies in China, there is no better way to find and engage customers than through setting up an Official WeChat Account for their business. But how do you actually set up an Official WeChat Account in China? How long does the process take? What are the different account types? And once you have it set up, what functions does it have that can help you promote your business in China? To learn the answers to these questions and a whole lot more, join Cultural Keys on December 7th at Sanlitun SOHO and learn from the experts! This lecture will be given by Daniel ‘DK’ Konold, a full-time cross-cultural guide and founder of Culturability. Culturability helps individuals and companies move to and expand within China by helping them overcome the culture gap through a variety of personal and enterprizse-level services. More information about Culturability can be found at culturalbility.com. ____ These lectures are an hour long, followed by a 30 minute Q+A session, and then the opportunity for anyone who wishes to introduce themselves and their proposed business to take the stage for 3 minutes to find possible partners and/or source assistance. After each event, participants will be welcome to stay around and network. Sanlitun Soho   (Sanlitun Soho is opposite Taikoo Li. Entering from this side, Building A is the first building on your right. Walk around it, past the Starbucks to find the door to Office Building A)
07/12/2017 19:00-21:30 Community Building and Company Culture Beijing Women’s Network & JingJobs Cost: Prepaid (No Food) 60 RMB; Pay at Door (No Food) 90 RMB; Prepaid (Food + Drink) 85 RMB Please register here Beijing Women’s Network and JingJobs presents: Professional Development Series: Community Building and Company Culture Every organization is diverse as everyone shares different backgrounds, experiences, and cultures. How is a company or organization’s culture created and maintained? Being a part of a diverse workforce can be challenging, especially when it comes to fostering and maintaining healthy relationships in and outside the office. However, it is crucial to construct a team that can work well together alongside their differences, and incorporate these diverse characteristics to develop a more efficient and effective work environment. This event will cover: -How to build and maintain a community and organizational culture -Incentivising people to work together alongside their differences -Establishing a common ground to avoid fragmentations in a company -How social capital, trust and a more cohesive work environment can increase efficiency -Challenges and issues with changes and growth in a community -Non profit, charity, corporate community perspectives and initiatives -Fostering community engagement and maintaining order ____ Every month, the Beijing Women’s Network and JingJobs bring together experts from diverse backgrounds to empower young and mid-range professionals to build upon their professional skills and networks. If you are not yet a member of the Beijing Women’s Network on WeChat, please add wechat: samanthajingjobs and ask to be added into the groups. This event is for all young professionals who are working or wish to work in an international environment and might be presented with the challenges of working across offices, nationalities, and languages. All genders welcome. Food will be catered by Palms LA – please choose the food ticket when signing up if you’d like tacos! Tickets are not refundable. Proceeds from Beijing Women’s Network events go to support our partner charity, the Beijing Cultural Development Centre for Rural Women. We cannot provide fapiao for monthly events series. In special circumstances, we can arrange for a confirmation of receipt to be sent. 9th Floor, Jingchao Plaza, 5 Nongzhanguan Nanlu, Chaoyang District, Beijing
09/12/2017 14:00-20:00 Startup Grind Christmas Fair Startup Grind Cost: 120 RMB [includes drinks & food]; At Door: 150 RMB [includes drinks & food] Please register here Put a different spin on Christmas this year at Start Up Grind’s Christmas Fair. Give your business the Christmas gift it’s always wanted with a trip down Startup Alley and chances to meet investors, and then enjoy visiting speakers all day long. There will also be mulled wine to put you in a festive mood. We will bring you a sweet Startup Alley (quite like Diagon Alley), organized by Zhongguancun Innoway, where you can experience what some of what the smartest people in the community are working on; we will bring you the funniest founding stories shared by TechNode with the promise that you won’t be disappointed; you will get carried away by sharing sessions with Stuart Oda, the Co-Founder at Alesca Life, the CEO of Naked Hub, and many others. Naked Hub, 5F, 2A Worker Stadium North Road, Chaoyang District Beijing
13/12/2017 18:30-late Young Professionals InterChamber Holiday Mixer BritCham & CBBC Cost: 100 RMB [includes 2 drinks & small selection of finger food] Please register by emailing [email protected] It’s that time of the year again! The British Chamber, along with AmCham, the German Chamber, the Canada China Business Council, Beijing Swedish Young Professionals and InternsInBeijing all welcome you to our annual Inter-Chamber Christmas Mixer. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to develop your professional network over a drink or two. Catch up with old friends, make new contacts, exchange information, and meet chamber members from different countries. All young professionals, students, and interns are welcome to join. Bring your friends, colleagues, classmates! The admission price includes two complimentary drinks and a small selection of finger food. Choose from mulled wine, Spanish reds and whites, Tiger beer or soft drinks.

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