Author Archives: Abe Sorock

Wednesday, August 6 – Speaker Series with Michael Crain

On Wednesday evening, we’re honored to host Michael Crain for a Speaker Series retrospective on Beijing ahead of his upcoming move to the U.S. In addition to his leadership in business, Michael has been a pillar of the American community in Beijing since he arrived in 2006 as Chief of Staff to Amb. Clark Randt, serving on the Board of[Continue Reading…]

July 24: DC Definitive China Happy Hour

For those of you in DC,  check out a happy hour event that will bring together members of essentially all of the China related interest groups in the DC area.  They’re expecting over 100 people and it should be a great chance to meet other professionals with a China background.   Time: July 24, 2014 from 6pm to 8pmLocation: Vapiano (1800 M St.[Continue Reading…]

Foreign Investment Consultants: The Foshan Model?

Yesterday The Wall Street Journal‘s China Real Time blog became the latest publication to report on an interesting development for foreign nationals working in China: Foshan Municipality has hired four foreign nationals as investment consultants to work to attract foreign investment to the region. In the blog post, Zhou Zhitong, Director of the Foshan Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau, says that the foreign hires[Continue Reading…]