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Opportunities For UK Businesses In China’s Regional Cities March 31, 2009

Posted by liverpoolchamber in Chinalink.

chinese_drum_set Thursday 16 April 2009

10am – 12.30pm (including lunch)

Venue – One Old Hall Street, Liverpool L3 9HG

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and the China-British Business Council (CBBC) invite you to this seminar, sponsored by Cathay Pacific and supported by the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce to help companies in the North-West of England identify and explore opportunities in China’s regional cities.

The seminar is suitable for:

  • companies considering entry into the Chinese market or already operating in China and wish to expand their markets
  • companies interested in learning about how the current economic climate is affecting the attractiveness of China as a whole as a place to do business
  • companies interested in how the UK government can help support business development in China.

Plus the chance to win tickets and hotel stay in China with Cathay Pacific and Shangri-la Hotels and Resorts –

A chance to win one of two Business class tickets flying to any destination in China on the Cathay Pacific and Dragonair network, including a stopover in Hong Kong AND two-nights complimentary stay at either Island Shangri-La or Kowloon Shangri-La in Hong Kong plus three-nights stay at any hotels in China under the Shangri-la chain.  The prize draw will only be available to registered delegates who attend the Regional Cities events. Full details will be provided at the event.

Cost per ticket –  £34.50 per person (£30 + £4.50 VAT)

For further information please contact Echo Wang at CBBC London, tel: 020 7802 2029 or email: 4Echo.Wang@cbbc.org


  • 10:00 – Registration / Welcome Coffee & Tea
  • 10:30 – Chair’s Welcome – Clive Drinkwater, North West Director, UK Trade & Investment
  • 10:45 – Introduction and Overview of the Opportunities in RegionalCities and Key Findings from the Research Team – Chen Wu, Assistant Director, Research and Consultancy, CBBC
  • 11:15 – Your Gateway to regional cities in China – Shanghai Expo 2010  – Phil Southward, Liverpool Vision
  • 11:30 – Coffee /Tea
  • 11:45 – Case Study
  • 12:10 – Q & A / Discussion
  • 12:25 – Chair’s Closing Remarks
  • 12:30 – Event Finish & Networking Lunch

Note: In the event of cancellation within seven days of the event, no money will be refunded
Important:  Please note that confirmation will be sent to you once your registration has been successfully secured – this Priority Response Form does not constitute confirmation of the event.

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