Daily has successfully organized eight CEO roundtables participated
in by over 250 CEOs and senior executives of multinational companies
operating in China.
are the movers and shakers of business in China," said
Alexander Wan, programme director of China Daily Roundtable.
Delegates were invited out of a carefully developed database
so that they will be able to be representative of their own
industries and sectors.
was particularly pleased to see that the format and proceedings
of those roundtables has been widely accepted by delegates.
"Discussions and comments were just so open and free that
at some point people did not mind being challenged on their
points or arguments. These roundtables have maintained a 100
per cent attendance record so far, probably second to none in
terms of any CEO network and forums."
most appealing feature of our roundtables," said Wan, "is
the meeting of minds with years of practical experience in the
China market. Many of our CEO delegates are already the third
or fourth generation operators in China.
they are particularly delighted to meet fellow CEOs who are
past sessions of roundtables touched on major macro as well
as sector-specific issues which include the macro-economy, regional
economies, banking, Chinese brands, entertainment, and lifestyle
latest one was held under the theme "Addressing the new
China, the road ahead for multinational companies."
said these roundtables will be held in Beijing, Shanghai and
other major cities in China as well as in Hong Kong in 2005
as the demand is overwhelming.
China Daily is the country's first English national newspaper
to have organized such high-level CEO events in China.