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New Meetup: What Everyone Should Know About Conducing Business in China

From: Mitchell L.
Sent on: Friday, February 12, 2010 2:21 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Silicon Valley Business (Marketing/Sales/BizDev) Meetup!

What: What Everyone Should Know About Conducing Business in China

When: Wednesday, March 24,[masked]:30 PM

Price: $20.00 per person

Intero Real Estate
10275 N De Anza Blvd
Cupertino, CA 95014

WHAT: What Everyone Should Know About Conducing Business in China
COST: $20 fee until Mar 22nd, ($25 from Mar 23rd)
DATE: March 24 5:30-8:30pm
NOTE: Get a free copy of "42 Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China" by Rosemary Coates

LOCATION: Intero, 10275 N De Anza Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014
REGISTER: RSVP in the space above
MAKE PAYMENT: Use this url [] to pay with credit card or PayPal
5:30-6:30 Signup and networking
6:30-7:30 Interactive talk with Rosemary Coates
7:30-7:50 Announcements
7:50-8:30 Additional networking


Subject: What Everyone Should Know About Conducing Business in China

Doing business in China is tougher than you think. Not only is the culture vastly different, but China's experience in manufacturing is also still developing.

Through 20 extraordinary executive interviews, Rosemary Coates captured the essence of sourcing and manufacturing in China. These executives offer their personal experiences, going beyond simple cultural do's and don'ts. Together with her own experiences throughout Asia, she has authored a new book, '42 Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China,' available at Happy and

You will learn:

  • How Chinese history has influenced the way business is conducted today
  • Why it's inevitable that you will do business with China
  • How education shapes business dealings
  • Sourcing and qualifying Chinese manufacturers
  • Quality fade in Chinese products

If you are currently (or considering) doing business in China, you'll want to pick up Rosemary's book and/or come to this event to hear her talk and get a copy of her book for free.

About the Presenter:

Rosemary Coates is the President of Blue Silk Consulting. She is a seasoned executive with an MBA, 20 years
experience in Supply Chain Management, Project Management and Systems Consulting. Prior to BSC, she was a Senior Director at SAP, the Supply Chain Practice Leader at KPMG Peat Marwick and at Answerthink, and a Regional Manager at Hewlett-Packard. She has considerable international experience and has worked for extended periods in Asia and Europe. Ms. Coates is a Licensed United States Customs Broker. She has extensive knowledge and experience in manufacturing and sourcing in China.

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