China Investment Secrets for Savvy Investors
China is the world’s second largest economy, committed to economic growth through the expansion of domestic consumption, innovation and high value manufacturing. China offers unique opportunities for investors to participate in the growth of some of the world’s most innovative and exciting companies.
In his new keynote, “Five Precious Pearls” he answers the questions that are on the minds of anyone thinking about investing in China’s future growth story.
- The 5 Reasons to Invest in China
- How to invest in China: shares v funds, local v international, new economy v old economy, public v private
- What are the risks and how do you manage them?
- Examples of fast-growing, innovative Chinese companies which can only be accessed by investing in China
- How do you get started
Why China? Why now?
How to capitalise on the historic opportunities of modern China.
Launch in China, or put it in the too-hard-basket? You know that China is a massive market with huge growth potential. You’ve also read all the negative headlines, and heard the politician’s divisive statements. So what do you do? Listen to Australia’s most experienced China business expert, David Thomas, share with you the secrets of commercial success in China. Today’s China.
In this engaging and interactive presentation, David reveals the most exciting business opportunity in the world today, why there has never been a better time to capitalise on it, and how you can fast-track your efforts to get started on your own China journey.
- The industry sectors that are powering China’s economy and creating opportunities for new entrants
- China isn’t one market, its many markets – how do you cut through the noise to fast-track your entry strategy?
- How do you manage hierarchical, language, communication and cross-cultural differences?
- Who will you need on your team to spearhead your market entry?
- How will you navigate the ‘Nine Bends Bridge’?
A proven way to build trusted relationships in China
This best-selling presentation reveals the easiest and most powerful ways to build trusted relationships in China, that you and your team can immediately apply to build confidence and mutually valuable connections.
Despite some of China’s significant economic advances in recent times, their approach to doing business remains refreshingly similar to the way they’ve done business over the past one thousand years i.e they only do business with people they know, like and trust.
- The role that families, trust and relationships have played in the development of China over many centuries
- How to build trust with partners, investors, clients and employees?
- A proven 3 Step process to build relationships which lead to commercial outcomes
- How to handle negotiations, disagreements, confrontation, misunderstandings and/or cultural differences
WHAT CLIENTS SAY ABOUT DAVID
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerDavid Thomas gave a remote presentation to our members on the topic of "Hong Kong and China" in early 2021 and the level of engagement was fantastic. Feedback from his presentation confirmed that, whilst not everyone agreed with his position…Founder & Executive Director
Private Wealth Network
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerI couldn't recommend a better chairperson and expert speaker, after having worked with David on New Retail 19 where he both chaired and spoke as one of our keynotes on our China and Beyond themed day. I enjoyed his personable…Senior Producer and Event Manager
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerDavid was the highlight of our recent real estate event for business owners. He provided loads of practical tips on how to embrace the opportunities in China. His talk was highly relevant, entertaining and everyone walked away width ideas they…Head of Customer Experience
L J Hooker
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerI just wanted to pass on my sincere thanks for your excellent presentation to our senior bankers and customer on China and India. The feedback from the session has been overwhelmingly positive. The energy and clear insight that you brought…Former Head of International Products
Westpac Banking Group
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerDavid's ability to provide us with a very entertaining mix of history, economics, social development and future trends was exceptional. He also provide a great mix of content very relevant to our industry as well as general content that was…CEO
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerThank you for a really unique and inspiring day. Being in the service industry it is so important to engage with people from different cultures and your presentation was enlightening and received well by all. I would be glad to…Director
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerDavid Thomas is such a dynamic, engaging speaker. His keynote was very well received by our audience as “very good to excellent.” The material truly resonated with our audience of Real Estate agents, many of whom have had little or…Chief Executive Officer
Property Profile Group
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerDavid's presentation was engaging, Humorous & delivered in a relaxed manner and was well received by our clients, His insights into the China economy & future plans were enlightening even to our China delegates
DHL Global Forwarding
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerDavid Thomas was the opening keynote speaker at our Danish CFO Agenda conference in Copenhagen, Where we gathered 200 CFOs and finance leaders from large Danish companies for a day of inspiration and discussion. David gave the opening speech on…Partner
Deloitte Consulting A/S, Denmark
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerWhen building a bespoke forum and study tour experience out of Hongkong for our Practice Principals, it was clear we needed to engage a China expert. Someone with a deep understanding of the challenges & opportunities of the region &…Head of Licensee Development
BT Financial Group
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerYou can always tell when a presentation really syncs with an audience and yours did, which is great because the content is so valuable.Chief Executive Officer
Buxton Real Estate Group
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerOn Behalf of the Property Council's Capital Markets Commitee, I'd like to thank you very much for participating in the Is Australia overbought ? Capital Markets Seminar held on tuesday 10 November 2015. The Feedback from the attendees has been…NSW Executive Director
Property Council of Australia
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerWe had David presenting at our National Conference this year and he really knows his stuff. Feedback from his session was excellent and there's little doubt that he's the master of this topic. We look forward to hearing more from…Founder & Director
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerDavid Thomas recently spoke at one of our conferences and we had some great feedback from our participants. His presentation was described as cutting edge, insightful, highly researched and thought-provoking. So if you are looking for a speaker with ideas…Best selling Author of 16 Books
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerHaving recently travelled the breadth of the country to listen to leading edge speakers in regards to real estate, I found David's presentation extremely refreshing and addressed in very straight forward and easy to understand and implement, format. David's presentation…Owner
Mark Hay Realty
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerI would recommend David Thomas as an excellent speaker on China. He recently presented his China Insights to 20 Melbourne executives (mainly CEOs and board members) who are also members of IMD Swiss School's Alumni. As I'm an Lausanne Ambassador…Director ICC:
International Consultants Centre
David ThomasChina Expert & SpeakerDavid delivered a great speech at the Business of Real Estate conference this year on developing positive business relationships with Chinese, by understanding culture - insightful & interestingThe Real Estate Institute of New Zealand
Chief Executive Officer