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Next Event -MONDAY (not the usual Tuesday) 13 JULY - Panel discussion on the business cultural differences between the Chinese diaspora.

Venue: EY is kindly hosting this event in the Mulberry Room at 1 More London Place SE1 2AF from 6.00pm 

The aim of the event is to give, to members of the business community,especially those who are new to Asia and those who have dealings in the UK and Europe with British-born Chinese, better insights to the distinct, but sometimes subtle, differences in the business cultures of those from mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore & Taiwan and members of the British-born Chinese community. Panellists will represent the differing cultures and will address the following issues:                     


  • Building business relations – ‘do and don’ts’ covering food, fashion,humour or language ‘faux pas’ and generally showing respect
  • How would you best to impress a fellow business colleague from your branch of the Chinese diaspora?
  • Historical rivalries and assumptions. National stereotypes for other branches of the Chinese diaspora. (e.g.: what is the Hong Kong view of a business colleague from Mainland China)
  • Attitudes to women and people from other racial groups in business.


  •  Registration from 6.00pm·
  •  Panel Discussion starts at 6.30pm PROMPT and will include Q & A·
  •  Refreshments & Networking from 8pm

Cost £15 for paid up Chopsticks Club Members and £20 for non Chopsticks Club Members. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Booking will close on Friday 10 July. There will be NO tickets on sale on the day or at the door. Please BOOK & PAY using the button below

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All prices include paypal fees of 20p/transaction and 3.4% of the transaction amount

About the participating organisationsapart from the Chopsticks Club

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Ernst & Young (EY) and in particular the EY Far East Network(EYFEN) are venue hosts for this event. EYFEN is one of EY's Diversity and Inclusiveness networks which supports the firm's priority to build a more diverse organisation.  EYFEN is focused on delivering events and activities which help to connect its members to the market, help to develop members toenable them to achieve their potential and provide opportunities for members to build their internal and external networks and also affinity for the business.   

Hong Kong Society: Its mission is to enhance and celebrate the closer relationship between the UK and Hong Kong. It has 750 members and organises a lively series of events throughout the year, relevant to a wide range of interests, particularly those involved in business  

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All prices include paypal fees of 20p/transaction and 3.4% of the transaction amount

DON'T FORGET TO JOIN or RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP SO THAT YOU CAN ATTEND THIS EVENT! We welcome everyone to the Club but ask that after your first visit you become a member so that you can enjoy the full benefits of belonging to a great network!



We would prefer that everyone pays online, but if this is not possible please send a cheque made payable to Chopsticks Club, and sent to Theresa Booth at 52 Gloucester Terrace London W2 3HH. Payment must clear prior to the event.

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