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…

March 8 – The 6th Annual WOW Awards for Wonderful Outstanding Women in Beijing

“Glass ceilings” should not exist and gender discrimination is not only harmful to a person’s self-confidence but also causes economic losses. Victims of gender discrimination lose motivation and morale necessary to perform their jobs effectively leading to a loss in productivity. This is one of the reasons why back in 2012 we started the Annual WOW Awards for Wonderful Outstanding Women in Beijing. The WOWs are an amazing way to celebrate the success and achievements of some of Beijing’s Wonderful Outstanding Women. This Award Ceremony congratulates them for their achievements during the last year.   The Award ceremony was attended by the WOW Award 2017 Nominees their guests and the general public.          …

Jan 10 – Social Networking Evening

This event is an all industries, all professions networking evening. It is designed to help people make friends and contacts from outside their standard work-based circle of contacts and colleagues. 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 relaxing evening is open to people from all industries who wish to Forge new Connections, strengthen old ones and/or 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…

Jan 6 -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 6 January 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 (colin@fcgroup.org)  or Gilbert (bjprc@me.com) so we will know how  many tables to reserve.

Nov 26 – Rock Your Ideas & Grow Rich

Rock your Ideas and Grow Rich workshop is made for all those who are ready to face and go beyond their fears.   RYINGR is a four-hour programme for beginners that covers topics such as: Branding Marketing and Strategy Self-Confidence Empowerment Goal setting   Creative new entrepreneurs can also access to private mastermind groups with other successful entrepreneurs. Private advice and consultancy is also open to help overcome emotional and technical issues along the path to success.         When: Saturday 26 Nov 2pm – 6pm   Where:  基路书店, 朝阳区,枣营北里14号, (农行后面) Jilu Books, 14  Zaoying Beili Chaoyang District (behind the ABC Bank )       Who:    Carol Zurita is an author, speaker…

Nov 22 – FinTech, what is it and how will it affect our lives.

How will FinTech affect our lives and the financial world?   This is a networking evening with a guest speaker who will explain what is FinTech, how FinTech is already affecting our lives and how it will continue to develop to such an extent that we will feel that we cannot live without it.   So what is FinTech? In simple terms it is the application of technology in the financial industry. It is not limited to clever tools for financial experts but includes a whole range products that we all need (and should be using) on a daily basis.   When: Tuesday 22 Nov 7.30 pm – 10.00 pm   Where:  基路书店, 朝阳区,枣营北里14号, (农行后面)…

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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!” ”

—- Matthew Cuerdon, Managing Director at Bo Le Associates

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