Updated: 28 May 2016       Today (28 May 2016) we launched a new section of our website that can be seen as a virtual school to successful networking.  The first article is “The 5 common networking mistakes that most people make”. To access this resource click here.   The 5th Annual WOW Awards for Wonderful Outstanding Women in Beijing was held on Tuesday 8 March. The results have been posted as have pictures from the event. We also have a few openings for sponsors for our weekly networking evenings.     Birthday presents available for FCGroup members and friends.  If your birthday is on a Tuesday that we have an event you get free…


September 27th – Fashion, Creatives and Marketing Networking Soiree


You might wonder why we included Marketing people in a Fashion and Creative networking soiree. Well, there is maybe nothing so creative as a salesperson trying to sell a fridge to Eskimos or a marketing person convincing that same Eskimo that a fridge is  great place to keep food warm. (Maybe Western politicians and Diplomats are more creative.  Politicians have to be super Salespeople and Diplomats brilliant Marketing people) These evenings are always a great opportunity to meet consultants, clients or creative partners and all are welcome but please note the dress code is smart casual – fashion diva This event will be held at Godfather’s Bar which is rapidly becoming THE meeting point for professionals in…


September 20 – Foreigners & Chinese Interactive Events


This is an evening for Foreigners & Chinese, Friends & Colleagues to have Fascinating Conversations with Friendly Chums. Forget the pressures of work and join us for a social networking event in Beijing that brings together some of the best and friendliest people in Beijing. This is a relaxing evening is open to people from all industries who wish to Forge new Connections, strengthen old ones and wish to meet people from other industries. It is THE only event in Beijing that attracts a magic mix of Expats and English speaking Chinese. Don’t miss this fun laid-back networking evening that unites young and young at heart professionals for a fascinating social evening. Professionals from all…


The results of the 2016 Expat Life Awards


China Expert International Ltd. and the FCGroup were the organiser of the 3rd Annual ELAs (Expat Life Awards) . The Awards were presented on 10 September 2016 at the Expat Life Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner which as held in the Capital Club Athletic Centre 3rd floor Ballroom. We congratulate all the nominees on being short-listed and of course hearty congratulations to the Award Recipients.     The ELAs were designed so that the Expatriate community could show their support for their preferred vendors.   The 2016 ELAs were granted to 25 categories of service providers. The winners were decided by an on-line voting process.       Cat Category Nominee Result 1.1 Air Purifier / Filter Airgle Air…


Sept 10 – The Expat Life Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner


China Expert International Ltd. and the FCGroup are delighted to invite you to the 3rd Annual ELAs (Expat Life Awards) Ceremony and Gala Dinner     The evening includes the Awards Ceremony, a chance to browse select vendors, live performances and a 5 course meal. Beijing today is no longer a consumer hardship posting for expatriates. The opposite, there is a wide and very diverse range of products and services available. In fact there is now so much choice that at times it is hard to know what to buy or which service provider to use. The ELAs were designed so that the Expatriate community could show their support for their preferred vendors. The winning vendor will…


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The 5th Annual WOW Awards for Wonderful Outstanding Women in Beijing was held on 8 March 2016. Read on for more info
The Second Annual Expat Life Awards were held on 19 Sept 2015. Read on See who won


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