Explore the real opportunities that await your business in China...
Join us to help you make an informed decision on whether your products are suitable for the Chinese market. Hear from companies who have succeeded and also about any difficulties that they faced. Learn about the digital platforms for selling online, and also potential funding streams that might help with any expenses involved in building your brand and finding the right route to market. China Specialists will also be on hand to give a talk on getting your products into this market and offer 1:1 diagnostic meetings for a limited number of companies.
In 2017, exports from our region to China grew 21%. As well as local flagship products, Chinese buyers are interested in acquiring products within the Food & Drink, Advanced Engineering, Vehicle Components, Medical Technologies, and Fashion sectors. They also have a massive appetite for our world leading services, such as those found in Education, Tourism, Software, Film, Architecture, Recruitment and Training.
09.15 - Welcome & Opening Remarks by Rob Lawley - Head of International Trade Team
09.30 - Jeremey LeFroy address
09.45 - China opportunities - China Business Adviser, China-Britain Business Council
10.15 - Break and networking
10.35 - Tim Shaw - Midlands Engine and China in 2018
11.00 - Selling to China via an eCommerce Platform - Avenue 51
11.30 - British flagship concept in China - Murray Scott, Ashwell