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Doing Business in China - launch of the Midlands Engine Market Visit to China 7-11 November 2017

calender 21 September 2017
Type:International Events
Venue:Council House, Corporation Street, Derby DE1 2FS
Date:21 September 2017
Time:8am to 10am
Available To:Members and Non Members
Members Price:Free
Non Members Price:Free

This event will inform delegates about doing business in China and provide more information about the forthcoming Midlands Engine market visit to China 7-11 November 2017. Attendees will also learn about the emerging Midland's strategy with China.China Flag

Event Programme

1. Registration and refreshments from 8.00am
2. Welcome and purpose, Cllr Ranjit Banwait, Leader Derby City Council
3. China market update, KPMG on writing the three-year Midlands Engine China strategy
4. Midlands Engine visit to Shanghai 7-8 November, Tim Shaw, Department for International Trade on the China International Industry Fair, at which the UK is the Country of Honour plus dedicated Midlands Day
5. Doing business in China, two local businesses give their first hand account
6. Derby and Derbyshire visit to Hefei and Anhui 9-10 November, Alan Smith, Derby City Council on the details of the dedicated itinerary for Derbyshire businesses
7. Q&A and networking
8. Event closes 10am

Event Outcome

Attendees will leave having learnt something that will strengthen their international trade plans for China. Attendees will have met other businesses doing or planning to do business in China. Attendees will know what the next steps are in planning to attend the forthcoming market visit to China 7-11 November 2017. Click here for the event flyer.

About the Market Visit

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Midlands Engine China Market Visit takes place 7-11 November 2017. This is for businesses who wish to start to or grow expand their trade with China. The visit centres on a large-scale China International Industry Fair (CIIF) taking place in Shanghai where the UK is the country of honour. Funding is available to eligible businesses. For more information on the market visit to China click here.

The market visit to China is a Midlands Engine initiative. The seminar is hosted by Derby City Council and is organised in partnership with Derbyshire County Council, Marketing Derby, Marketing Peak District and Derbyshire and the University of Derby.

Number of attendees is strictly limited and will be handled on a first come first served basis. A waiting list will operate if necessary.

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