Events: Business

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A black-tie business dinner to celebrate China New Year, with an After-Dinner speech from Patrick Horgan, Director Global Government Relations, Rolls Royce.
Giving our Annual Lecture this year is China expert Gordon Orr, formerly the leader of the McKinsey Greater China practice and Chairman of McKinsey Asia.
Does your business know how to cater to Chinese customers? How can you make Chinese customers feel at home in your store or hotel and how can you pitch your products and services to them via Chinese on-line and social media channels? In this seminar a panel will discuss Chinese consumer behaviour and how best to make Chinese consumers good for your business.
Talk to us at Leeds Business Week to find out how your business can communicate with Chinese customers more effectively.
A panel of expert speakers consider China’s activities in Africa from a variety of perspectives including industrialisation, agricultural development, security and international relations.
This Leeds Salon event features a talk by Austin Williams, author of ‘China’s Urban Revolution’. BCI Director Giles Blackburne will be on the critical panel for the discussion after the talk.
Dr Linda Yueh, a prominent economist and author of China’s Growth, will be joining us to talk about her unique insight into the Chinese economy, its achievement, paradox and prospect.
George S. Yip, Professor of Marketing and Strategy at Imperial College Business School, will speak about his latest book ‘China’s Next Strategic Advantage: From Imitation to Innovation’.
Businesses from around the region will celebrate the successes of the previous year and mark the arrival of the Year of the Dog.
In this seminar, a panel of speakers will consider and discuss the governance and management of mega infrastructure projects within the context of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.