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Event on: 24 Jul

Date: 24 Jul

Time: 9:30am — 1:30pm

How can businesses in the UK benefit from working with China? That is the question the latest event hosted by the Leeds City Region China Business Club aims to answer.

Location: Addleshaw Goddard, Sovereign Street, Leeds LS1 1HQ

Timings: 09.30 registration for a 10.00 start -13.30 (including lunch)

Tickets: Early registration is recommended, click here to secure your place

A Chinese business delegation led by Mr. Ning LIN,  Director General of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) UK Office & Executive Vice Chairman of China Enterprises Association in Britain (CEAB), will be visiting the region from the 23rd-25th July. 

This morning session will offer attendees a chance to meet the delegation from the CEAB, which includes senior representatives of Chinese businesses currently only operating within London and now looking to explore the potential of the UK regions. Businesses include the Chinese Agricultural Bank, the Chinese Bank of Communications and PetroChina International. The event will also allow delegates the chance to partake in a Q&A session with intermediaries who are able to help make the possibilities a reality, including members of UKTI and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership.

Speakers:

Tim Wheldon – Head of Leeds Office, Addleshaw Goddard

Rob Norreys - Director, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership

Liz Cashon - Director of Inward Investment, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership

Ning Lin - Director General China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, UK Office

Katie Lee -Director, China Relations, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

Colin Russell - International Trade Adviser, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

Giles Blackburne - Executive Director China Outbound, China-Britain Business Council (CBBC)

Hinrich Voss – Director of the Confucius Institute, University of Leeds & Chair of the Leeds City Region China Business Club