Partnering for success: How to find, select and secure business partners in China

Lisbon, Portugal | Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Local Time

Join us in Lisbon, Portugal for one of our first in-person events in Europe since pre-Covid organized, by EuroChambres and Camara de Comercio e Industria Luso-Chinesa.

In this half-day event, there will be multiple seminars focused on finding partners in China and protecting your IP. Afterward, there will be a networking lunch and optional, one-on-one consultations with experts. 

Dezan Shira & Associates' Head of Business Development for Europe, Riccardo Benussi, will present how to find and select partners in China, as well as provide consultation one-on-ones afterward.


09:00 – 09:15: Opening speech / Presentation of the EU SME Centre and the speakers

09:15 – 10:00: How to find suitable partners in China: Agents, distributors, importers and business partners

The role of trade associations, chambers of commerce and international exhibitions and trade fairs

10:00 – 10:45: How to select suitable partners in China

  • Background check and due diligence
  • Partnering in the post COVID-19 times
  • Dos and don’ts

10:45 – 11:00: Coffee break

11:00 – 11:45: Protect your company’s intellectual property

  • Effective protection of company’s assets when doing business in China
  • Important considerations before engaging with Chinese business partners

11:45 – 12:00: Closing remarks and Q&A

12:00 – 13:30: Networking lunch

13:30 – 15:00: One-to-one consultation session with the experts (20 min per participant, pre-booking is required)


This event will be held in English. Venue details will be provided closer to the date. Please contact Holly McCleery for more details. 


Event Info

Jun 07, 2022

Location & Time

Lisbon, Portugal | Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Local Time