Top business events to check out in Shanghai this week.
Start Something That Matters @ Haworth Organic Space
The founder of ‘Toms’ shoes Blake Mycoskie launches his new book ‘Start Something That Matters’ at Haworth Organic Space. Green Initiatives invites us to a Q&A with the charity guru, plus it offers drinks and nibbles.
NO COVER (RSVP) // 6.30 PM
Jingan Kerry Center Tower 1, Floor 32, 1515 West Nanjing Road // 嘉里中心1号楼32楼, 南京西路1515号
Smart Transport and Shared Economy @ European Chamber of Commerce
Ever tried car-pooling or lift-sharing with colleagues from work? Jean-Claude Zhang, CEO of Karnet, and Pierre-Antoine Tricen, Director of Geoconcept, present their ideas for a shared economy and smart transport at the European Chamber of Commerce. Karnet is a leading App developer for car-pooling in China and Geoconcept optimizes transport routes for logistics businesses.
300 RMB (members) 600 RMB (non-members) // 2 PM – 4.30 PM
Shui On Plaza, Unit 2204, 333 Middle Huaihai Road // 333 淮海中路, 瑞安广场, 2204室
Mandarin Chinese for Business @ Hutong School Shanghai
Your days of fumbling around with Chinese clients are over, learn about business culture and language at the Hutong School. The schools holds special taster sessions for beginners on April 5 and 11, and intermediates on April 6 and 13.
NO COVER // 7 PM – 9 PM (Apr 5, 6, 11 & 13)
House 16, Floor 2, 76 Wuyuan Road, near Changshu Road // 五原路76号2楼16栋, 近常熟路
It’s All About People @ Sisters Bar
Guillaume Alliel hosts the IAAP networking event about our cultural perceptions of time at Sisters Bar. Get ready to be blown away by the guest speakers’ knowledge on cultural difference and make lots of new business contacts.
NO COVER // 7.30 PM – 9.30 PM
Lane 550, 37 South Shanxi Road // 陕西南路550弄37号, 嘉善老市内
Entrepreneurship in North Korea @ Glam, M on the Bund
All we hear about North Korea is rocket launches and political rhetoric, so instead hear about a group of young North Korean entrepreneurs at Glam. Nils Weisensee, Head of Operations at Choson Exchange in the DPRK, presents the NPO’s projects in North Korea.
75 RMB incl. a drink or tea/coffee // 4 PM
Floor 7, Five on the Bund, 20 Guangdong Road, near East Zhongshan 1 Road // 广东路20号外滩五号7楼,近中山东一路
Startup Bootcamp: Team Dynamics and Demand Discovery @ XinCheJian
Supercharge your startup by learning the secrets of management and strategy planning at XinCheJian. Go to the workshop with an open mind and be willing to participate in activities designed to simulate the stress and pressure of the real world.
260 RMB (members) 300 RMB (non-members) // 1 PM – 5.30 PM
Floor 1, Building 3, 28 East Yuyuan Road // 愚园东路28号3号楼1层
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Have a great week Shanghaiists!