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Basic Rules for Social Networking I still remember clearly how my social circle evolves in Hong Kong from casual drinks at Lan Kwai Fong to private dinners on the Peak. In a society with intense information overdose, mixing in a good circle does not just guarantee the receipt of right intelligence, but also determines what you can do and where you may go.   Social level varies from one to the other. In a capital city like Beijing, an invitation to a cocktail reception at five-star hotel is no longer able to make an impression. One will have to get invited to a state dinner to call oneself top level socialite. But these glamorous associations…

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6th Annual WOW Awards Menu

The menu for the 6th Annual WOW Awards is: Course 1 (On Arrival) : —home made bread rolls & hummus, matbucha, baba ganoush, spicy aubergine, honey mustard and mushroom salad (personal mezza plate) Course 2 (3 small personal Salads): Green Salad with cherry tomato, cabbage salad and Israeli salad Course 3 ( Soup):  Vegetable soup with croutons Course 4 (Hot Mains) oven baked Chicken with rosemary; Marke Vegetables; oven baked potatoes, baked teriyaki Fish and Chinese Fried Noodles Course 5 (Dessert) — Dessert, hot apple crumble, molten Chocolate Cake; Fresh Fruit Plate; Coffee, Tea The venue is Dini’s Kosher Restaurant. Address: Fang Yuan Xi Lu, next to the south gate of Si De Park, Chaoyang…

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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…

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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.

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2017 Chinese Official Holiday Calendar

  We hope you find this official Chinese holiday calendar useful.   Feel free to download and share with your friends.

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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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