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Interview with Jeffrey Van Vorsselen – General Manager, The Langham, Shenzhen
Jeffrey Van Vorsselen

Jeffrey Van Vorsselen is the new General Manager of The Langham, Shenzhen. He brings more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry to this position including pre-opening, operations, sales and marketing and general management. Jeffrey is an excellence-seeking and insightful hotelier who will lead the management team at The Langham, Shenzhen, to achieve even greater heights. Read more »

Interview Jeffrey van Vorsselen – General Manager, The Langham, Shenzhen
Jeffrey van Vorsselen

Jeffrey van Vorsselen is the new General Manager of The Langham, Shenzhen. He brings more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry to this position including pre-opening, operations, sales and marketing and general management. Jeffrey is an excellence-seeking and insightful hotelier who will lead the management team at The Langham, Shenzhen, to achieve even greater heights.

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【Interview】Michael Zhou- General Manager of Hilton Shenzhen Futian
Michael Zhou - Hilton Shenzhen Futian General Manager

About Michael Zhou 

With over 23 years of extensive management experience in the hospitality industry, Michael has held various management positions in Dalian, Hefei, Beijing, Shanghai and Chongqing, as well as at key Hilton Worldwide properties in Malaysia and Bangkok. He held the position of director of operations at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the luxury brand of Hilton Worldwide. 

We are honored to interview Michael on April 14, 2016! Read more »

An example of succesfully delivering an event with around 120 attendees

An example for this, from my time in the British Consulate General-shanghai, when I was tasked with booking the venue and helping to arrange a ministerial seminar for attendees of around 120 people with different speakers, sessions, catering and simultaneous translation to be provided throughout.

It was also my duty to seek out and implement a solution to achieving the best mix of quality and effectiveness for the least cost outlay.

To achieve this, I first identified the subject and how much each section was going to cost; having all data in hand I requested quotations from selected suppliers and selected the most cost effective products. Read more »

Global From Asia Podcast: Leveraging Wechat Chinese Social Media For Your Business with Brent Deverman

Global From Asia (GFA) is a podcast to help people who want to set up business in Asia, especially Hong Kong. The host Michael Michelini is an American who has been in China for six years. He shares his experience and interviews other experts to give the audience useful information about doing business in Asia.

The latest episode (Global From Asia episode 73) features ShenzhenParty.com founder Brent Deverman to talk about WeChat marketing. It covers topics like different types of WeChat accounts, WeChat page signup process for Western business, WeChat marketing strategies, etc.  Read more »

Interview with ShenzhenParty.com Founder on LimitlessLaowai.com Podcast
Interview with ShenzhenParty.com Founder on LimitlessLaowai.com Podcast

LimitelesLaowai.com is a podcast that helps foreigners make the most out of their lives in China. They interview China’s leading expats in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Chongqing and more, five times a week, to give you information and advice on all aspects of life in China. On the 51th episode they interviewed ShenzhenParty's founder Brent Deverman about his story in China. Go ahead and listen to this episode if you want to know more about ShenzhenParty and its founder!

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Global From Asia Podcast Interview with Jason Zou
Global From Asia Podcast Interview with Jason Zou

Global From Asia (GFA) is a podcast to help people who want to set up business in Asia, especially Hong Kong. The host Michael Michelini is an American who has been in China for six years. He shares his experience and interviews other experts to give the audience useful information about doing business in Asia. The latest episode (Global From Asia episode 70) features Lawyer Jason Zou from Shenzhen Commerce to talk about law issues that you need to know when setting up your company in China - WFOE, Rep Office, Joint Venture, etc.  Read more »

Three Shenzhen-Based Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Right Now
shenzhen podcasts

Simply put, a podcast is a radio show on iTunes you can listen to at any times at your leisure. For expatriates working and living in Asia and China especially, we would like to introduce two podcasts that you would find extremely helpful if you're starting your new life and career here. Download these episodes hosted by Michael Michelini and Nora and Hollie and you will learn anything from how other entrepreneurs establish their businesses in Asia, to the daily tricks of living in China.

Global from Asia Podcast

About the host: Michael Michelini is an American who has been to China for six years. Read more »

CCTV 4 Features the founding story of ShenzhenParty.com with Brent Deverman

Want to know how ShenzhenParty.com got started and the story behind the over 13 year old Web site? The TV Program "Foreigners in China" on CCTV 4 came to follow the owner Brent Deverman for a weekend. They came to film the Shenzhen Wine and Cheese Club plus other events and did in depth interviews staff and other people that have influenced ShenzhenParty.com along the way.

 

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