Review - China Outbound Conference 2016


The 4th CBBC China Outbound Conference

Shanghai, 3 November 2016


The China-Britain Business Council's fourth annual China Outbound Conference was held on 3 November 2016 in Shanghai with close to 500 attendees. Over a hundred UK investment opportunities were presented to Chinese investors at the event in the Mandarin Oriental Pudong, which attracted government officials and business people from across industry to discuss deals and take part in project matching sessions.   


CBBC Outbound Conference 2016 from China-Britain Business Council on Vimeo.


Highlights of the Conference

  • 450 attendees including UK businesses, Chinese investors, professional services providers, investment intermediaries and mainstream media. For details see attached. 
  • 20 sponsors including Midlands Engine/DIT, ABP, EY, BA, Egon Zehnder, Pinsent Masons, Jaguar Land Rover, Invest NI, Rosenblatt, Invest Liverpool, Isle of Man, London & Partners, Savills
  • 80 projects promoted in the catalogue
  • 40 one-to-one meetings facilitated 
  • UK senior government official attended the conference: Joanna Roper, Acting Director General, DIT China
  • Chinese senior government official attended the conference: An Qiyi, Vice Chairman of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce


What the attendees say........

‘’We were very pleased to be a sponsor and thought the quality of the conference was excellent. The interest generated from the matchmaking sessions, M&A panel and EY stand was very positive and certainly met our objectives as a sponsor. In particular, we thought the one to one meetings were helpful.’’
Suwin Lee, Head of Greater China Business Services for UK and Ireland, EY. Sponsor Matchmaking and M&A Panel

“Well done to you and all the team for a great conference. We got everything we wanted from it.” 
Rupert Gather, Chairman, InvestUK, Sponsor M&A Panel

I very much enjoyed the conference and the opportunity to meet a very interesting set of people from a diverse range of industries. Thanks again and congratulations on the success of the conference.’’
Kevin Sneader, Asia Chairman, McKinsey

Thanks for offering us the great opportunity and it was a great pleasure to participate the event. Glad to hear that your event went successfully and hopefully we could work together again in future.’’
Sabrina Zhou, Sponsorship & Brand Partnership Supervisor, Jaguar Land Rover

A pleasure to join the conference. I hope to have more cooperation with CBBC in future. Stay in touch.’’
Olivia Shao, Director, Marketing & Communications, China, Savills


Delegate List 2016

Click HERE to view the delegate list of the conference.


Conference Brochure 2016

Click HERE to view the conference brochure.