Highlights

The Portugal-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCILC) and AIP Foundation organized the I Portugal-China Economic Forum, a multissectorial initiative, which took place in Lisbon, last 15th and 16th of November 2016, at the Portugal Main Exhibition Center (FIL).

This Forum counted with the support of the Government of Portugal, the Chinese Embassy in Lisbon and AICEP (the export and foreign investment portuguese agency). The opening cerimony had the presence of the Minister of Economy, Manuel Caldeira Cabral, the Chinese Ambassador in Lisbon, Cai Run, the President of AICEP, Miguel Frasquilho, as well as the main partners of the event, in a room with about 300 business and institucional personalities, regarding both countries relations. 

The session ended with a visit to the Trade and Investment Fair, which had B2B meeting between Portuguese and Chinese companies, Business Conferences and spaces for exhibition. 

The III Portugal-China Gala closed the second day (16th), with a special dinner and the Business Merit Awards, given to the most prominent companies and institutions regarding the economic relations between Portugal and China.

The Portugal-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCILC) and the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) has the pleasure to inform and invite you to the Conference-Lunch “Connecting Your Business With China”, on the January 31st, taking place at the Altis Grand Hotel in Lisbon.

The event will present the China Start program (HERE), analyze the innovating ecosystem and entrepreneurship in Portugal and China, and debating the market and investment opportunities.

Alongside with the organizers - CCILC and CKGSB - the presence of AICEP (Portuguese Agency for investment and Commerce), Portugal Ventures, and representatives of most national incubators, such as UPTEC, StartUp Lisboa, StartUp Braga, Fábrica de Startups and Beta-I, is expected also.

China Start (6-10 of March) helps European start-ups to develop in China’s dynamic market. Combining the faculty’s original insights with the prestigious alumni network, this program also offers the opportunity to connect with potential partners and successful investors to give participants the boost their companies need to kick-start their growth in China. Investors will have the power to finance start-ups during the pitch stage of the program.

For more information, consult the program HERE

APPLICATION FORM

Sign-ups must be sent till 6:00 pm on January 27th to eventos@ccilc.pt 

We count on your participation!

The Portugal-China Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CCILC) is delighted to be working in collaboration with the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business(CKGSB) to deliver the China Start programme (HERE).

This five-day program (6-10 of March) helps European start-ups to develop in China’s dynamic market. Combining the faculty’s original insights with the prestigious alumni network, this program also offers the opportunity to connect with potential partners and successful investors to give participants the boost their companies need to kick-start their growth in China. Investors will have the power to finance start-ups during the pitch stage of the program.

China Start main objectives:

-Acquire the ultimate China insight and knowledge

  • Understand your China market
  • Identify unique opportunities for your business
  • Learn how to adapt and thrive above competition, wherever it may arise

-Networking and partnering with China’s venture ecosystem leaders

  • Develop commercial partners in China
  • Build and strengthen relations with other forward thinking Western entrepreneurs and venture professionals

-Funding opportunities

  • 1 to 1 contact with world-renowned investors (Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu, etc.)
  • Opportunity to make deals in the time frame of the programme o Raise substantial funds at advantageous valuations 

Taking place at the Beijing and Shenzhen campuses, this program will also allow participants to visit successful companies and Beijing’s Silicon Valley that will help them to develop their China network. China Start is rigorous and fast-paced, designed for entrepreneurs who understand China’s importance in the world of digital and innovative business for the next generation.

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Following the success of the first edition in 2014, CCILC organized the II Portugal-China Gala with the Business Merit Awards Ceremony, distinguishing the entities that contributed the most for the development of the economic and commercial bilateral relations.

This edition included a conference during the morning that highlighted the most important bilateral topics and it counted with the participation of several companies, institutions and official entities and in the evening the 2nd edition of the Portugal-China Gala with Business Merit Awards Ceremony.

Conference Program HERE

Gala Program HERE

 

Choose Portugal as your business destination, to visit, invest or buy its products and services. Portugal is a friendly country, with talented people, innovative companies and the choice of so many global companies. Find why in this video and visit us on www.portugalglobal.pt

 

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