This must be the nicest email I have ever received.

Hi Colin,   I dug back into my emails and I caught this.  It seems that I skipped over it thinking it was one of your creative subject lines for an event!  (you were always fantastic with those).  I’m sorry that I didn’t realize that you were departing…and how soon it was.   I’m not entirely sure what to say 🙂 …..somewhat shocked comes to mind initially!  Of all the people for whom I assumed the “leaving China” moment may never come; it would be…well, you.  I’m sure I’m not the only person saying this!  You’re an institution in the community and frankly an inspiration.  You kept a weekly schedule going with vitality in Beijing for your events which I am certain most…

Oct 23 Tues – An evening for Global Mobility, Expats and Global Minds

Are you or any of your colleagues involved in any aspect of the relocation industry? Are you an Expat, a service provider or an in-house corporate global mobility professional? This evening provides a chance for Assignees and Transferees to meet with the Relocation Professionals and Vendors. So if you are an Expat in Beijing or about to relocate out of Beijing or a person with a global mind and would like to know more then this evening is for you. Global Mobility Industry service providers include Destination Service Providers, Moving Companies, Tax Advisers, Visa Agents, International Schools, Chinese Language Schools, Cross Culture Trainers, Spouse Support, International Medical Facilities, Pet Relo companies and more. The Forum…

Oct 16 Tues – Creative Meets Fashion Social Networking Evening

A networking evening that features Jenny from the Win Wing Group. Creativity spiced with hard work is the motor that moves today’s world. Everything has to be designed and packaged to stimulate an intelligent, but jaded, consumer who has already been there and done that. Some do it well and some do it better so join us at event that will introduce you to one of the best in her field. Jenny will give a brief talk about Beautiful you, Attractive you. Jenny will give tips on how improve our taste and how to handle different scenarios at work and play, how to balance truth & dreams, how to enjoy life & work. Jenny will…

Event Photos for April 10 2012 Flames, Hilton Beijing Wangfujing

    Pictures courtesy of Sam.  Please contact  if you would like to use Sam’s service.   This was a well attended event with representatives from 13 different Exec Search / Recruitng companies ensuring that there was a lot of information available about open positions. As Colin likes to say … “Opportunity knocks at these events but you to be there to open the door”. Talking of which we are recruiting. So if you would like to work for us please email

Event Photos for Mar 20

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Event Photos of Mar 13, More About FCGroup, Downloading Available

Network Different. That’s what we are trying to do. Even since we started the new networking brand FCGroup, people often come to us and ask what the difference between us and numerous other events.The difference is our inner driver and our vision for FCGroup events. As event organizer, our goal used to be to get more people to attend our events because that’s the only way to support our operation. But now, after seeing many amazing people at our events, we decided that there are more that we can do such as helping people to launch a new job, market a new business or products, connect people with industry peers, promote the non-profit organizations’ courses, etc. One example…

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“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!” ”

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