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…


Oct 7 – Old China Hands Monthly Luncheon


A monthly lunch get together for old China Hands, normally held on the first Friday of the month. Each person pays for his own food. This get together is limited to Expatriates who have been in China at least 10 years. Next Get Together:  Friday 7 October 12:15       Venue: Morel’s Restaurant, Gongti Bei Lu (opposite Workers’ Gymnasium North Gate, Northwest corner of the intersection with Chunxiu Lu) Dongcheng District 东城区, 莫劳龙玺西餐, 工体北路春秀路西北角工人体育馆北门对面 Tel: 6416 8802 If you wish to attend please contact Colin (  or Gilbert ( so we will know how  many tables to reserve.


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…


Our Partners:

Beijing Website International, the People's Government of Beijing Municipality official web portal.

Join the FCGroup Forum.

It's THE place to post CVs, job openings, business opportunities or to start a discussion on anything under the sun that might be of interest to fellow FCGroup™ members.


For general inquiries please email
or call Colin +86 139 1109 8002
or call Zoe +86 189 1009 9097

Follow us …, Like us …, Join us …

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


"Colin runs high quality networking events and is a pleasure to be around. It is great to join his events." --- Steve Hubbard  Senior Consultant, Eaststep Consulting Ltd.

"I attend 2-3 business networking cocktail parties each week in Beijing looking for prospective clients for Bo Le Associates, the largest executive search firm in China. FC Group organises and executives some of the most productive events that I know of. I congratulate them on their success!" ”

---- Matthew Cuerdon, Managing Director at Bo Le Associates

“Having known Colin now for 6 years I write this knowing that as Founder and CEO of FCGroup...."

---- William Spiers Mengliangzhou Int Ltd.

“Colin is dedicated to bringing people together for personal and professional benefit ...."

---- AJ Warner Touchdown

Colin has been organising the FCGroup networking events in Beijing for as long as I can remember. And he has always managed ....... more