Category Archives: Bureau Announcements

Media experts at the China Speakers Bureau (updated)

China´s media industry might be one of the toughest to grasp for the outside world. All media are state-owned, very much restricted, and got recently into trouble because they have been extorting companies. Nothing is what you might expert. Some guidance is needed, and fortunately we have a range of media experts at the China Speakers Bureau.

Closing down on Google+

The China Speakers Bureau has been pretty active on Google+ over the past years, and it is with regret we noticed that Google+ is halting its activities. Google has experimented much in setting up social networks but has never been able to develop a successful operation in this field. Our accounts and pages on Google+ will fizzle out, as the deadline for Google+ activity has now been set on early April.

Sara Hsu joins SupChina as fintech columnist

Financial analyst Sara Hsu has joined the leading China information website SupChina as a columnist with a bi-weekly contribution on financial technology.

Best seasonal wishes for 2019

Christmas is sneaking in at our headquarters and – as expected – we are winding up our business in anticipation of the coming holidays and welcome 2019. Our 2018 has been great, and we hope the same for you. With the global economy picking up, we saw the same happening in the speaking business we are running.

Jim Rogers joins Korean resort operator as director

Renowned investor Jim Rogers has been proposed as an independent director at the South-Korean resort operator  Ananti, anticipating a future opening up of North Korea. South-Korean media have been cheering after the proposal was announced, and its shares soared. 

Author Zhang Lijia wins UK Mulan award

London-based journalist Zhang Lijia, the author of Lotus, a novel, on prostitution in China, received this weekend the Mulan Award. Mulan is a British organization, a foundation which recognizes the achievement of Chinese women living in the UK. 

Ian Johnson joins PhD program with study on civil society

Journalist Ian Johnson, author of the bestseller The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao, will join a PdD program with Philip Clart at the Leipzig University with a study on urban religion and civil society in China.

Rupert Hoogewerf professor of practice at Durham University Business School

Rupert Hoogewerf, the publisher of the Hurun China rich list and leading voice on China’s wealthy, has been appointed at the Durham University Business School as a professor of practice, reports the BDaily.

Luxury goods experts at the China Speakers Bureau (updated)

China´s economic growth might be slowing down a bit, and its economy might not be the boost the global economy needs, but the luxury goods industry could be the exception. China´s consumers, whether at home or abroad, are still buying themselves silly.

President Xi Jinping might be spoiling the party a bit with his anti-corruption drive, but apart from the liquor departments, luxury goods are selling a lot. A few of the speakers at the China Speakers Bureau can give you some guidance.

Book your 2019 speaker on time

At the China Speakers Bureau, we note over the past few weeks a nice surge in bookings for speakers in the first half of 2019. That is the right thing…