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Social Networking Events: November 21st – December 13th

Date/ Time Event Location
23/11/2017 19:00-21:00 Rachel Daydou Interviews Stone Shi (Founder & CEO, Bon App!) at Startup Grind Startup Grind Shanghai Cost: Online 120 RMB; at Door 150 RMB Please register here Join our fireside chat with Stone Shi, the Founder & CEO of Bon App, Asia’s first bilingual social dining community for discovering great restaurants and connecting like-minded people. Stone brings 15 years of global product strategy and marketing experience from seven products in five industries, from a Silicon Valley startup to a multinational company CSR where he managed $400M consumer electronics products. asics gel lyte 5 Event Agenda: 7:00PM Networking, wine and light dinner 8:00PM Fireside chat and Q&A with Stone 9:00PM Discussion and networking About the Speaker: Stone brings 16 years global product strategy and marketing experience from seven products in five industries. He began his career with a Silicon Valley startup, where he learned firsthand how a startup should run. He then took a leadership role in product strategy with a niche leader from Southern California. After 10 years in the US, he managed $400M consumer-electronics products for CSR’s Greater China region before starting Bon App. 90 Second Pitch In 90 seconds, pitch your startup to our audience and speakers, for recruitment/ funding/ or identifying partners. To apply, please click the link: http://startupgrind.mikecrm.com/7aH3fz) Naked Hub, 3F, 1237 Fuxing Middle Road, near Xiangyang South Road, 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. 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. 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. 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 For more information please visit: https://portal.cbbc.org/civicrm/event/info?id=1864&reset=1 British Centre Shanghai 17F, Garden Square, 968 West Beijing Road Shanghai, Shanghai
22/11/2017 9:10-12:00 2017 Sino-Swedish Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum & Match Making SwedCham Cost: free Please register here This forum is to further help and promote matchmaking and cooperation between Sweden and China. 16 Swedish and Norwegian companies are flying to China for this event and to have presentations, be part of the roadshow and matchmaking. If you are a representing a Scandinavian company interested in learning more about SSIEC, or perhaps find a Chinese partner or just want to come and listen you are more than welcome! ____ About us SSIEC serves as a platform for project development and match-making between investors, investees, and potential partners. Through a cooperation with many different Swedish and Chinese organizations, together with an emphasis to provide interactive and dynamic meeting platforms. SSIEC becomes more than a business incubator. It also serves as a forum to facilitate meetings, learning and cultural exchange. Yonghe Hangxing Science Park, Innovation Building A, Dongcheng District
22/11/2017 19:00-21:00 Marketing & Communications Professional InterChamber Networking AmCham China Cost: 150 RMB (members); 250 (non-members) [all tickets include 2 drinks and canapés] Please register here AmCham China Marketing, Advertising and PR Committee would like to invite you to join this InterChamber Networking events for Marketing & Communication professionals on 22nd November. This event is co-hosted by AmCham, the European Chamber, Benelux Chamber, British Chamber and German Chamber. We would like to bring all Marketing & Communications professionals together for a night of industry focused networking at The Opposite House, Sanlitun. Across all of our respective MarCom Forums this year, we have covered a number of relevant topics essential for the modern marketer’s toolkit including recent developments of Wechat, search engine marketing, short video & live broadcasting etc. As we move forward for the remainder of the year and for 2018, we will face new strategic challenges and demands in our roles. This event is for those seeking to network, gain exposure to and share best practices, and gain access to the key practitioners in the marketing and communications field here in Beijing. We will focus purely on networking so that you can get on with making guanxi and will give a brief overview presentation from our forum chairs on the initiatives that have driven our roles in 2017. MESH bar, The Opposite House, Sanlitun No. 11 Sanlitun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing
23/11/2017 18:30-20:30 Learn About Opening a Store on Taobao.com – Ck Bootstrap Business Lecture Week 2 Cultural Keys Cost: 200 RMB; Please email [email protected] to request a PayPal invoice, or add AJDonnelly on WeChat to pay via WeChat wallet. Anyone who has lived in China for more than a month knows the importance of Taobao, the ubiquitous behemoth that sells everything and anything to eager customers in China. But how can you get your product on Taobao? How do you register an account and get your goods in front of millions of eyes? Are there any pitfalls which must be avoided, and what’s the best way to market your goods once the store is set up? To learn the answers to these questions and a whole lot more, join Cultural Keys on November 23rd at Sanlitun SOHO and learn from the experts! This lecture will be given by Zhu Yunting, e-commerce expert for CHEERS, Beijing’s premier seller of imported wines. CHEERS aims to make customers treat their stores as a “home away from home”, a place where customers meet friends, relax, try new wines with our daily free tastings and be educated on the wine lifestyle. We are also very honored to welcome Claudia Masueger, Founder and CEO of CHEERS, who will share her experience of setting up a business in China, and how Taobao helped her company grow. ____ 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. asics soldes 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)
24/11/2017 19:00- After-work Gathering for Young Professionals & Friends NorAlumni China, Danish Young Professional, Le French Lab, & more! Cost: free entrance [special prices for drinks & food] Come join us for the 3rd edition of European Young Professionals and Friends After-work Gathering and have a fun Friday night out at Beer Mania on November 24th, at 7:00 pm This event is co-organized by a number of chambers of commerce and young professional organizations, such as NorAlumni China, Danish Young Professional, and Le French Lab. You will enjoy an amazing evening with free entrance and special prices for drinks and food. We will be there from 19:00 onwards. Looking forward to seeing you there! For more information about the event, please visit: http://china.noralumni.no/after-work-gathering-for-young-professionals-friends/ Beer Mania, 16 South Sanlitun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing
25/11/2017 15:00- After-Brunch Wine & Mediterranean Cuisine Meeting at Galleria Satavado Group Cost: 180 RMB Please RSVP via [email protected] Georgians know that good food and good wine go hand in hand. That is why we worked hard to find best place in Beijing with the best local chefs to provide the ultimate in food and wine pairing event. Come join us on Saturday, November 25th for an exclusive after-brunch meeting at Galleria for the finest collection of Georgian wine by SATAVADO and Mediterranean fabulous cuisine. This intimate event will be a wonderful chance to learn more about Georgian culture, origin of wine, as well as to taste the best western pairing finger foods and see fine arts made of also food. Reception begins at 3:00 pm with short presentation followed by wine and food tasting at 4:00pm. Meet and network with interesting people from different countries, professionals of various industries, gourmands like yourself. Limited seats (only 50), reservations required RSVP via [email protected] Galleria, Jiaming Center B1, Dongsanhuan Beilu 27, Chaoyang District, Beijing
29/11/2017 18:15-20:40 How to Boost Your Business on Social Media IsCham Cost: Early Bird (register before Nov. adidas ultra boost 24th) [includes complimentary drinks & food] -Members: 60 RMB, Non-Members: 100 RMB; Regular Price [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! For more information about the event and speakers, please visit: https://ischam.eventbank.cn/event/13036/home.html Naked Hub, Sanlitun, Beijing
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. 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. ____ 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. asics gel lyte 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. asics gel lyte 5 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. For more information about the event and the speakers, please visit: https://www.eventbank.cn/event/13279/ Hotel Jen Beijing, No. 1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Beijing   Station Jintaixizhao on Subway Line 10
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 For more information please visit: https://www.eventbank.cn/event/12714/# 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. For more information, please visit: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/e12nM5SV9TpDvlYug6VQRA 9th Floor, Jingchao Plaza, 5 Nongzhanguan Nanlu, 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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