2017 AmCham Shanghai SME Conference
Shanghai, China | October 18, 2017
AmCham Shanghai will hold SME Conference in Shanghai on October 18 at the Wanda Reign on the Bund to help U.S. and other foreign Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) capitalize on untapped investment opportunities to grow and expand their business in China.
The AmCham Shanghai SME Conference will focus on educating foreign SMEs how to catch untapped investment in new booming industries in China and find the right local partners to maximize their profits and benefits, as well as learn to better navigate the Chinese regulatory environment.
- Companies Doing Business in China
- Small Business Service Providers
- Research & Development Leaders
- China Foreign Policy Advisers
- China Economic Professionals
- Consulting & Legal Service Firms
- Heads of China Market EntryBanks
- Retail & Consumer Companies
- Business Development, Strategy & Marketing Professionals
- Heads of Communication & PR
- Import & Export Companies
- Supply Chain Professionals
- Hi-Tech Companies
08:30-09:00 Registration Begins
09:00-09:05 Opening Remarks
Kenneth Jarrett, President, AmCham Shanghai
MODERATOR: Leon Tung, Director of Trade & Investment Center, AmCham Shanghai
09:05-09:10 Welcome Remarks
Frank Joseph, Vice President of Commercial Officer, United States Consulate General Shanghai
09:10-09:30 Keynote I
Bruce Gillispie, Vice President of Merchandising Support department, Walmart China
09:30-09:50 Keynote II
Manoj Mehta, CEO,Naked Group
09:50-10:10 Keynote III: Intellectual Preoperty Protection in China
Ningling Wang, Managing Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Scott Williams, CEO & Founder, BMD Enterprise Ltd.(Shanghai)
Riccardo Benussi, Manager of Internal Business Advisory, Dezan Shira & Associates
Frank Wu, Partner, Advisory Services, Grant Thornton
10:55-11:10 Coffee Break & Networking
11:10-11:30 Keynote IV: How The Site Meets SMEs Needs and Can Accomodate Future Expansion And Renovation
Tianjin Economic Technological Development Area
11:30-12:15 Panel II: How Does Technology Change the Business Model And Affect SMEs
Moderator: Michael Rosenthal, President, US Green Solutions
Dr. Zhongxue Gan, Dean, Ningbo Intelligent Manufacturing Industry Research Institute; Chairman of Zhichang Group
Humayun Rashid, Managing Partner, Xavor Corporation
Cameron Johnson, General Manager, Sigmatex (Shanghai) Composite Materials Co., Ltd.
12:15-12:35 Keynote V: How can SMEs Identify and Enlist a Good Business Partner in China
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
12:35-14:00 Networking Lunch with Featured Speaker
Steven Xiong, Alibaba.com Global Partner Manager, Alibaba (China) Technology Co., Ltd.
*Simultaneous interpretation will be provided for the morning conference.
14:00-14:30 Regitration & Networking
14:30-15:30 Training Session
15:30-15:45 Tea Break
15:45-17:00 Training Session
17:00 Session Ends
Breakout 1: SMEs Supply Chain Management(Chinese Session)
Topic 1: How to manage oversea suppliers?
Instructor: Don Xu, Principal consultant of Tension Leadership Consulting, LL
Instructor: Mandy Tu, Vice President of Supply Chain and Customer Satisfaction in Philips Lighting (China) Investment Company
Breakout 2: China's Employment Law (Chinese Session)
Instructor: Jessica He,FSG Human Resource Consulting Co., Ltd.
Topic 2: Hot points and latest trends of HR management for SMEs
Instructor: Sean Gao, FSG Human Resource Consulting Co., Ltd.
If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Leon Tung at firstname.lastname@example.org or Lydia Li at email@example.com.