Event Date: 31/10/2008
As a culmination of the ten month long China Now in Scotland festival, the Confucius Institute is organising four evening events for Scottish businesses.
The Edinburgh event is chaired by Sir Richard Needham, Director for International and Commercial affairs at Dyson who has been largely responsible for the development of the company`s overseas operations in Europe, Russia, Japan, Malaysia, Korea and China.
As Minister of Trade in the early 1990s, he overhauled and reinvigorated Britain`s export strategy. He was made a Privy Counsellor in 1994 and knighted in 1997.
Venue: Playfair Library, Old College, University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, EH8 9YL
Doors open at 4pm, business session begins 4.30pm
A networking drinks/canapés reception will take place after the business session.
With sponsorship from the Confucius Institute, Arup Scotland and venue hosts, these events are offered at no charge. In addition, all attendees will be entered into a prize draw to win two business class return tickets to any destination in China served by Lufthansa.