China Guangdong (Foshan) – UK (Thames Valley) Business Seminar
10:00 – 13:00, Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Easthampstead Park Conference Centre, Peacock Lane, Bracknell, RG403DF.
This is a unique opportunity to meet a group of businessmen from the City of Foshan, Guangdong province, China. The group (contact BCC LinkToChina for their details profiles) is consist of 12 senior business leaders and managers from manufacturers, importers and exporters, chambers and government. The delegates are seeking to buy British as well as providing Chinese-made products. The Chinese products they represent covering a number of sectors:
Lighting, FMCG, textiles, ceramic products, building decoration, fur and leather products, household items, electronic and hardware, foods and wines, electric appliances, and porcelain machinery, etc. There are also companies in IT products, real estate development, construction, building material, and porcelain manufacturing. There is also a OEM.
The group is organised by the official chamber of commerce in Foshan – Foshan CCPIT and recommended by the China Guangdong Economic and Trade Office in the UK.
Bracknell Forest Council, Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce, and BCC LinkToChina are co-hosting this seminar with CCPIT Foshan to afford this opportunity for local British companies to meet the group. There will be a number of presentations on the business opportunities of the City of Foshan, Bracknell and the Thames Valley Chamber’s Go Global initiative.
Foshan, located in the western suburb of Guangzhou (Canton), is at the heart of the famous ‘World Factory’ of Pearl River Delta area and one of the key prefecture-cites of Guangdong Province. It is known for its strong manufacturing in sectors such as household, electrical appliance, tool manufacturing, furniture, electronics and communications, stainless steel products, and ceramics.
The Foshan Government will make presentations on the economic and investment opportunities in a city that is ranked 15th in China 3rd in Guangdong and on the International Internet+ Expo.
British businesses that are interested in doing business with China and those that are already engaged with Guangdong are encouraged to make the most of this rare opportunity. To book a place please visit the link on the website of the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce
The seminar programme:
09:30 Arrive and registration at Easthampstead Park Conference Centre, Bracknell Forest, Berkshire.
10:00 Victor Nicholls, Assistant Chief Executive, Welcome Remark
10:10 Feng CHEN, Deputy Secretary-General, City of Foshan – speech on business opportunities of Foshan
10:25 Cllr Paul Bettison, The Council Leader and Cllr Marc Brunel-Walker, Executive Member for Economic Development and Regeneration, Bracknell Forest Council, presentation on Bracknell Forest a preferred business place for Guangdong companies
10:55 Hongzhan Chen, Vice-president, CCPIT Foshan, presentation on China (Guangdong) International Internet+ Exposition
11:10 Paul Britton, Chief Executive and Anne White, Head of International Trade and Compliance, Presentation on Thames Valley and Guangdong and The Go Global Initiative
11:30 Q&A session with contributions from the Foshan delegates and UK participants
11:50 Dr Kegang Wu, Guangdong Economic and Trade Office / BCC LinkToChina, Concluding Remarks
12:00 Lunch and networking
13:00 End of seminar