Event: “Going Global – Business Opportunities in the UK Conference 2007”

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We are pleased to promote the following conference, put on by our friends at Great Events. They did a great job last year, and once again are offering insight into some key current issues and opportunities:

    “Going Global – Business Opportunities in the UK Conference 2007” for Chinese FDI 09.00 – 17.00. December 11th 2007 at Merchant Taylors Hall, Threadneedle Street (near Bank of England), City of London

    This event is supported by UK Trade & Investment, China-Britain Business Council and 48 Group Club and Sponsored by HSBC Bank

    Great Events is working in partnership with Zhonglun W&D, the first Chinese law firm in the City of London on “Going Global- Business Opportunities in the UK Conference” for Chinese businesses. The Vice President of China Development Bank will be attending with other representatives of CDB , Beijing Construction & Engineering Group (BCEG) and Shanghai General Construction Company. Both of these are in the top 10 Chinese construction companies. BECG has built 11 of the stadiums & buildings for the Beijing Olympics (http://www.bcegc.com/Default.aspx?tabid=639 ). There will also be a delegation from Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province and some other delegates from China including Officials from Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    Key Speaker: Dr. Qingyun Xuan, Director Business Strategy (Europe Region), Huawei Technologies Europe

    Who should attend:

    • Chinese companies looking to invest or set up a Company or Joint Venture in the UK / companies interested in tendering for contracts connected to London Olympics & Thames Gateway Region
    • Organisations who can provide professional services to Chinese businesses
    • Those who are interested in joint ventures with Chinese businesses and who may be interested in other aspects of doing business with chinese companies. A good example of a recent British-Chinese venture is the major contract for the London overground which has been won by MTR Corporation & Laing Rail.

    08.00 -09.00 Registration tea/coffee & networking
    09.15- 09.45 Official welcome & introduction
    09.45 – 10.20 – The Benefits of Setting up in the UK (Brian Shaw Managing Director UKTI ,Think London, Invest Wales)
    10.20–10.50 – The Legal Aspects of setting up a company in the UK
    10.50-11.10 – Tax considerations when setting up in the UK
    11.10-11.30 – Tea/coffee break
    11.30 – 12. 00 * Raising Finance – AIM & Other Finance
    12. 00 – 12.30 *Marketing (Branding, value of a brand name, how to promote goods & services to UK);
    12.30 -13.00 Choice of seminar from the following 2 options:
    * Investing in Property; OR Alternative Energy
    13.00-14.00 – Lunch & networking
    14.00-14.30 – Dr. Qingyun Xuan, Business Strategy Director, Huawei Technologies Europe Co., Ltd
    14.30 – 15.00 – Tendering for the 2012 London Olympic Games
    15.00- 16.00 – How to Write a Winning Tender for London Olympics and Other Contracts!
    16.00 – 17.00 Tea/Coffee & meetings with speakers, exhibitors, company representatives & consultants
    17.00 End of Conference (please note programme may be subject to change).

    Delegate rate : £295.00 + vat £51.63 or discount rate £265.00 + vat £46.38 for members of CBBC / 48 Group Club / Chambers of Commerce

    How to Book:

    • Online: http://www.greatevents.uk.com/ERS/ersViewEvents.asp
    • Email: lizwalker[at]greatevents.uk.com

    For further information please contact:

    Liz Walker
    Managing Director
    Great Events Ltd
    Tel: +44 (0)20 8974 8225
    Fax: +44 (0)20 8974 8226
    Email: lizwalker[at]greatevents.uk.com

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