Finding the Right Local Business Partner: How to Navigate the Partner Selection Process

Who you choose to work with can make or break your business.

Join the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai for this seminar on Finding the Right Chinese Partner.

Learn how to:
  • Know who you are working with by asking the right questions
  • Use a mix of indirect and direct approaches for investigative intelligence purposes
  • Avoid incorrect assumptions about the target search process
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the business context and strategy
  • See the importance of going beyond the checklist

Get the latest updates on:
  • What kind of partnerships are out there
  • New regulations on what kind of partnerships are allowed in emerging industries
  • How to find a partner in 2nd and 3rd tier cities.

About Speaker

Anders Paulsson is the Partner of SmithStreet, a Shanghai-based consulting firm specializing in providing market insights and advising on corporate strategy. Anders has worked with a diverse range of companies and industries where he has driven new growth strategies and tactical implementation for clients entering and making acquisitions in the China market. His specialty is finding and understanding new growth opportunities in the rapidly evolving China market. Together with the founding partners, Anders has developed and built up SmithStreet's highly effective business model to where it is today.

Anders' previous experience was in finance, divided between fixed income derivatives and asset backed securities at RBC Capital Markets. Anders graduated from the MBA program at CEIBS in Shanghai and earned his B.S. in Economics & Finance from Lehigh University. Anders is a native English speaker and fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Event Details
DATE: Tuesday, May 28, 2013
TIME: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
VENUE: The Westin Bund Center Shanghai
ADDRESS: 88 Henan Zhong Lu, Near Guangdong Lu
河南中路88号外滩中心 近广东路
METRO: Line 2 Nanjing Dong Lu Station
RSVP: Sarah at sara@cancham.asia or 6075-8797

Please register in advance to ensure a spot at the event.

Cancellation Policy: Please cancel your reservation in writing 24 hours in advance of the event. The Chamber will pass on any costs incurred for no shows to the persons concerned.

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