“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!” ” June 6, 2012
—- 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 here in Beijing he will continue to create exciting opportunities for Expats, Chinese and their Companies. FCGroups networking events are second to none. Colin skills are magic and where he leads, the others follow. No better recommendation” April 14, 2012
—- William Spiers, Chairman, Mengliangzhou (Beijing) International Business Ltd
“Colin is dedicated to bringing people together for personal and professional benefit. Having worked with him on a number of events in Beijing, I am convinced that he is one of the best people to have in your professional network.” April 12, 2012
“Colin has been organising the FCGroup networking events in Beijing for as long as I can remember being here. And he has always managed to keep the events fresh and the quality of attendees strong.
NRH has in the past partnered with Colin to deliver some seminars, which were organised very well, effective in achieving their goals and received a strong turnout. As the founder and CEO of FCGroup, Colin has built a relevant and highly effective tool for professionals new and experienced in Beijing to network as an alternative to the Chamber of Commerce offerings. In his unique position, he has always been very forthcoming when making 3rd party connections and has opened his network to me many times. A good connection to have; both professionally and personally.” April 9, 2012
—- Kiran Patel （朱俊博） hired Colin as a Business Consultant in 2007, and hired Colin more than once
“Colin has the personality which is caring, honest, upright, creative. He creates events for good calls. I have attended a number of events, FC Group is the most interesting one, which helps me to make friends, find a job and more. Knowing him and attending his events will be always a pleasure for me.” April 5, 2012
—- Moya Li, Assistant Manager, Universal Studios Resort (Orlando, FL, USA)
“Colin is a friendly and helpful man to many people I know. His FC group event on almost all Tuesdays help many people to meet and set up meaningful connections.” March 29, 2012
“I have been a regular at the events organized by Colin, since many years. Others have been trying to copy his model but despite all the noise they make, fail to attract the same interesting crowd. Colin’s secret has been to be – at the same time – active, doing good networking and modest. Sometimes simplicity is better than trying to overdo it in events. People go there to be in a relaxed environment to meet people of interest.” March 26, 2012
—- Gilbert Van Kerckhove, Owner and president, Beijing Global Strategy Consulting Co.,Ltd.
“Without exception, I recommend Mr Colin Friedman in regard to His Innovation and Passionate Commitment to Business Networking Style.
I have taken Photos for Colin in the early days, and have watched His Group Grow in the International Venue of Beijing.” March 26, 2012
—- Patrick Sullivan, Founder, Associated China Foreign Photographers
“Colin has organised one of the best networking groups available in Beijing. Always the events are well managed and executed in interesting venues and most importantly with a large number of participants. The participants attracted by Colin are very diverse and of high business value for anybody looking to extend their network in Bejing. I will recommend Colins FC Group events for everybody working in Beijing.” March 26, 2012
—- Jan Fabritius, hired Colin as a networking event organiser in 2009, and hired Colin more than once
“I had the chance to meet Colin at one of the many FC events I always enjoy attending. Working as Advertising Director for Beijing This Month at the time, I was delighted when Colin granted our magazine to become an official media sponsor and furthermore organizing a joint event titled ‘My Club’. Colin professional attitude, sharpness, knowledge and efficiency were really a major asset to the team meanwhile he is also a fun person to work with as his creativity with words always made us laugh.” December 14, 2009
—- Antoine Bruneel, Advertising Director, Beijing This Month
Colin is a very generous,rigorous methods of work and low-key behavior people. He is a friend and a partner who can rely on.” November 9, 2009
—- Jane Zhang, Joinway Dental Clinic Beijing Branch, Joinway Dental Clinic
“Colin offers us AIESECers who are willing to develop young people’s potential and offer qualified talents for companies opportunities to know more about the business world.He is very kind and offers us help sometimes.The FC Club held by him is really cool!” October 8, 2009
—- Young Zou, AIESEC RUC Vice President of Incoming Exchange in Mainland of China, AIESEC