An afternoon seminar and business networking event that will be of interest to business owners and entrepreneurs keen to know more about the economic and business environment in S.E. Asia and China.
Whether you are planning to export to this region, expand overses to Asia, or if you just want to know more about the 'Tiger economies', this seminar will be a good way to get up to date with the latest developments and to understand the opportunities and possibilities that exist there.
Please register for this event in advance, as places are limited.
2:00 pm - registration and seating
2:10 pm - Welcoming Remarks - Adrian Burden, Technical Director of Key IQ Limited
2:15 pm - Business Update on S.E. Asia - Ian Turner, Senior Trade & Investment Manager UKTI in Singapore.
A presentation on S.E. Asia from an economic, sustainability, and Oil & Gas viewpoint, also covering the latest on Burma's plans for an Eco City near Rangoon. Ian has over 25 years of experience in planning and controlling financial and administrative functions of large multi-support services providers and medium sized manufacturing companies.
3:00 pm - Doing Business in S.E. Asia and China - Christopher Shelley, Chief Executive Officer of Ginkgo International Limited.
A presentation from having hands-on experience of working extensively in the region since 1986. Chris lived in Asia for 10 years and is now based in Bristol running an investment holding company in the process engineering and powertrain technology sectors focused on the climate change agenda. Chris is also the owner of CSA International Ltd and a non-executive director of PSM International. Previously he was President, Asia Pacific of Invensys APV
3:30 pm - Introduction to Singapore and its Economic Development Board - Christine Giam, Centre Director UK & Ireland in the London office of the Singapore EDB.
3:40 pm - Brief overview of how local UKTI can assist - Linda Smith / Nic Organ (TBC), UKTI Herefordshire & Worcestershire.
3:50 pm - light refreshments and networking.
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Key IQ Ltd
Key IQ is a business and technology catalyst, helping entrepreneurs and small businesses to grow and succeed. We manage the Wyche Innovation Centre in Malvern, founded and operate the Malvern Hills GeoCentre that features Cafe H2O, and host the Technology for Tourism initiative. Key IQ undertakes specific business and technology projects with clients, including the facilitation of structured roadmapping workshops to help organisations develop and roll-out their growth strategy. In 2015, the social enterprise Innovate Malvern took over the running of the Malvern Festival of Innovation and the Malvern Raspberry Jams that we started.