China Business Clinic (Ashford) 191016
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 from 09:30 to 16:45 (BST)
Are you doing business in China? Find out how we can help you tackle this important market and support your business expansion?
UKTI South East will be hosting a series of 40 minute one-to-one appointments, giving companies the opportunity to meet with China market specialists. These meetings are open to companies wishing to expand sales, find partners, set up representation, deal with local suppliers or simply talk through any business issue related to trading with China.
Meet the specialists:
Andrew Mapstone (UKTI South East)
Andrew Mapstone is the International Trade Adviser lead for China-focused events within UK Trade and Investment South East. Specialising particularly in the Built Environment/Construction, Architecture, and IT sectors, Andrew has over 20 years’ experience in customer-facing business development, sales and marketing roles across various international markets. Andrew works closely with the China-Britain Business Council and has previously supported small and medium enterprises in the South East to do business in China, commissioning the Overseas Market Introduction Service (OMIS) for clients, and a reception at the British Ambassador’s Residence in Beijing.
Mark Hedley (China-Britain Business Council)
Mark Hedley has over 10 years of business experience regarding the Chinese market(s), including 7 years in a strategic advisory role to foreign companies looking to enter and expand their market presence in China. He is a fluent Mandarin speaker, having spent 7 years working and travelling in mainland China and has strong business development and client management skills.
Please note that these are pre-booked one-to-one appointments only. Once you have booked your place you will receive a confirmation email from UKTI South East stating your appointment time.