Shanghai event: The Entrepreneur's Interchange:Low Cost/ No Cost: Using Social Media to Beat the Recession

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Shanghai Event detail

BritCham - British Chamber of Commerce in China
Date and time
2009-04-08, 6.30 PM
SHANGHAI: Willow Room, The Longemont Hotel Shanghai, 1116 Yan An Xi Lu, Tel: 6115 9988
Young Business Leaders Focus Group Presents:
The Entrepreneur's Interchange
Low Cost/No Cost: Using Social Media to Beat the Recession

Held in conjunction with NEXTSTEP

Are you thinking of starting up a new business in Shanghai? But are worried about the registration process, finances and complying with Chinese laws? Or are you already operating your own start-up and are having problems with finding the right talent, finding a cheap IT provider, or understanding the changing labour compliance laws?

The Entrepreneur's Interchange held as part of The Young Business Leader's Focus Group is a roundtable discussion forums aimed at providing entrepreneurs with useful practical advice on how to overcome the many challenges they face whilst building their businesses in Shanghai.

Gain first hand advice from entrepreneurs from various industries and with different experiences, who have succeeded and are succeeding every day. Each panelist will 'tell their story' of how and why they set up in China and discuss some of the major challenges they have faced. Attendees are invited to submit questions to set the agenda. Please email these to angela.lock@sha.britcham.org by Wednesday 1st April 2009.

Panelists' Biographies:
Alexandra Grasset, Jurist, Jones Day
Alexandra Grasset started designing websites in 2001 in connection with her work in the media and communications department of three non-profit organisations. Fascinated by the endless possibilities of this (relatively) new medium, she soon developed a strong interest in Internet communications techniques for SMEs and NGOs. In parallel to her legal career, she has been assisting several small companies in designing and implementing their Web communications strategies. A triple major in Law, Finance and Strategic Management, Alexandra also lectures on topics relating to business and finance at Shanghai Normal University.

David Suissa, Founder & Director of Technology, Davyin Internet Solutions
David is the co-founder of DavYin E-Marketing Solutions, and has overseen a variety of China and international e-solutions projects. A proponent of OpenSource software development in China, David has combined his educational experience at The University of Hong Kong where he received an MS in Computer Science to forge a new path of development among young Chinese developers. David has played the lead role of technical development for LexDex.com and other projects specializing in Open Source CMS, DOJO, and site optimizations according to W3C standards. Web developing is David's passion, and he brings the enthusiasm of a technical developer to the product development in order to create a user interface experience that meets the needs of today¡¯s business professionals.

Archie Hamilton, Managing Director, Split Works
Archie currently is the founder and MD of Split Works in China which specialises in brand consultancy, entertainment and music strategy, full design, creative and advertising services, event production and management, PR and publicity, artists liaison and management, digital services and commercial rights. As a qualified accountant, he started his career with a London based internet listings company in the late nineties, before moving to France to become the owner of Europe's largest freesports and music festival, 'Cham Jam' in the Alps in the early noughties. After 5 years in Chamonix, Archie arrived in China in 2005 with a mandate to bring music to China and consequently established Split Works.
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