XMei International Launches US-China Business Workshop Series

Globalization expert and professor to lead first executive workshop

Walnut Creek, CA, July 12, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Building on the success of their recent U.S.–China Human Resources Conference, XMei International announces the first in a series of one-day, in-depth workshops: Strategy and Best Practices for Doing Business in China, on October 18, 2007 in San Francisco.

XMei International, a business consulting and development organization with expertise in Chinese business practices and their cultural impact, has tapped the opening keynote speaker from their conference to lead the first workshop.

Jihong Sanderson is an expert in globalization, technology management, and innovation for China. Ms. Sanderson will use lectures and case studies to cover the following:

- China business development
- Characteristics of successful businesses in China
- Fundamental differences of doing business in China vs. in the U.S.
- Challenges of doing business in China
- The in-depth meaning of "Guanxi" and its impact on businesses in China
- Top five assets and key strategies that a firm needs to survive in China, and how to obtain them

Ms. Sanderson will provide insights on China that combine her many years of real-world experience with the latest validated business research. Participants will add to the event by submitting their own issues, to be addressed during the discussion times.

"As we seek to enable companies to succeed in China, this workshop series is a natural next step," said Xiaoli Mei, president and founder of XMei International. "Jihong is a well of practical information for companies to draw from."

Further details and registration information can be found at http://www.xmei-int.com/workshop/index.html.

About Jihong Sanderson

Jihong W. Sanderson is a faculty member at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and research professor at the School of Information. Her Center for Research on Chinese & American Strategic Cooperation at UC Berkeley is a leading think tank devoted to enhancing the cooperation between China and the US through exchanges, research and educational programs. She has more than 18 years of executive experience with Chinese and U.S. organizations. Her recent book "Next Step: the Options for Chinese Firms Going Global" has been published in Chinese.

About XMei International

XMei International is dedicated to promoting business development between the U.S. and China. It organizes events, both in the U.S. and China, which enable companies to develop new business opportunities, increase knowledge of the other country's business practices, and make valuable international business connections. XMei International also offers other services, including business matches and consulting and market research for both U.S. and Chinese clients.

Xiaoli Mei
XMei International

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