EU SME Centre Phase II Launch Event

  • Date
    26 November 2014 - 26 November 2014
  • Beijing Time
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Venue
    EU Delegation in Beijing EU Delegation South Wing, Galileo Room, Dongzhimen Waidajie 15, Beijing, 100600, P.R. China 北京朝阳区三里屯东直门外大街15号
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Date: November 26, 2014

Time: 9:00 – 11:20

Location: EU Delegation South Wing, Galileo Room, Dongzhimen Waidajie 15, Beijing, 100600, P.R. China.

Language: English


This event is open to SME intermediary organisations such as embassies or consulates, chambers of commerce, trade associations, Centre experts and EU SMEs.

Please bring a valid ID for entering the venue.

Please note that mobile phones, tablets or laptops are not allowed in the meeting room at the EU Delegation.

Event Description

The EU SME Centre together with our six implementing partners will hold a launch event for the project’s second phase on November 26th at the EU Delegation in Beijing.

This event will provide stakeholders and partners an opportunity to learn about how the Centre will structure itself to deliver information, advice, training and advocacy services to SMEs in the second phase. It will also be an opportunity for us to share best practices drawn from the previous phase and discuss how to strengthen partnerships to deliver more efficient and high-quality services for SMEs over the next four years.


9:00 – 9:30 Registration and coffee reception

9:30 – 9:40 Key note speech, H.E. Hans Dietmar Schweisgut, Head of the EU Delegation

9:40 – 10:00 Partnering with the EU SME Centre in Phase II, Mike Dethick, Executive Director, China-Britain Business Council

10:00 – 10:30 Get Ready for Phase II, Chris Cheung, Director, EU SME Centre

10:30 – 11:15 Tour de Table – input and feedback from attendees

11:15 – 11:20 Closing comments

Confirmation and Cancellation

Please confirm your attendance before November 25th by emailing with your name, organisation, and number of participants. You will receive a confirmation email. If you would like to cancel your registration, please reply to the same email address before the event date.

About the EU SME Centre

The EU SME Centre is a European Union funded initiative helping SMEs get ready to do business in China. The Centre provides practical information, confidential advice, training and business tools to better equip SMEs to develop their business and tackle challenges faced in the Chinese market. All services are available on the Centre’s website after registration, please visit:

The Centre’s six implementing partners are the China-Britain Business Council, the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, the French Chamber of Commerce in China, the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce, the Benelux Chamber of Commerce and EUROCHAMBRES.

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