Past Leadership Series Events

These recent conferences gave business leaders the opportunity to come together and share insights on how to achieve business success in China.

Opening China Summit –

May 12, 2015, Minneapolis

The Opening China Summit was the first Leadership Series event in 2015 that focused on advancing our previous discussions on the challenges facing SME importers from China. From tax structures, to international financing, and flexible in-market staffing options, content was clearly focused on not whether or not SME’s need to be active in Southeast Asia, rather how can they do so efficiently.

Top Ten Tax Strategies for Doing Business in China – Watch Video »

China On-Demand: How the Millennial Business Revolution Changed… – Watch Video »

Internationalization of the RMB and the FOREX Implications – Watch Video »

Why and How China… – Watch Video »

Open Forum: Optimizing Global Organizations… – Watch Video »

Strategic Sourcing Forum –

October 17, 2014, Chicago

Strategic Sourcing - Chicago

The Strategic Sourcing Forum was the second Leadership Series event in 2014 that focused squarely on the challenges facing SME importers from China. It focused on entering a new era where double-digit price reductions stemming from labor arbitrage are harder to find. This means SME’s must now aim at becoming more effective and efficient at managing Chinese suppliers if they are to avoid margin compression.

Top Ten Considerations for Negotiating Enforceable Contracts with … – Watch Video »

China 2.0: A Focus on Increased Efficiency – Watch Video »

Supply-Chain Finance Options for Mid-Sized Businesses – Watch Video »

Burning Issues in the Chinese Economy – Watch Video »

Why and How China… – Watch Video »

Opening China Summit –

March 14, 2014, Milwaukee

Open China Summit - Milwaukee

The Leadership Summit series began in 2014 by focusing on mid-sized companies that sought to better understand the business landscape in China and how to successfully develop and execute viable import or export strategies.

Opening China Summit: Supply-Chain Finance – Watch Video »

Opening China Summit: US Commercial Services – Watch Video »

Opening China Summit: Becoming a Successful Exporter to China – Watch Video »

Opening China Summit: Creating Sustainable Supply Chains – Watch Video »

Opening China Summit: Negotiating Enforceable Contracts – Watch Video »

Opening China Summit: Why and How China… – Watch Video »

Opening China Summit: A Manufacturer’s Case Study – Watch Video »