On Wednesday April 10, 2013, I will be one of five presenters for Exporting to China, a full day, live, online seminar. The program is designed to help U.S. firms expand their presence in China and it touts that its participants will, among other things, learn to do the following:
- Interpret the rapidly changing Chinese business landscape
- Navigate the cultural differences between our two countries
- Understand China’s legal environment
- Master the logistics of shipping to China, while avoiding common mistakes
- Identify the best approaches to succeed in this promising market
The program is organized in five 60-minute webinar workshop sessions, with plenty of time for questions. Its schedule will be as follows (all times are Eastern Time):
- US Government Export Programs (9:30 to 10:30 a.m.), by Tali Levine, Program Manager for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s China Business Information Center.
- The Legal Basics of China (10:45 to 11:45 a.m.), by Dan Harris (me), founding member of the Harris Bricken law firm.
- Customers, Clients, and Culture in China (1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.), by Dr. John Osburg, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Rochester.
- China Supply Cain (2:15 to 3:15 p.m.), by Michael Zakkour, Principal at Tompkins International.
- Entering the China Market (3:30 to 4:30 p.m.), by Shawn Mahoney, Managing Director EP Consulting Group.