The China Speakers Bureau is holding office in Amsterdam for a few days, on May 14 and 15. We have time slots available for additional meetings on the afternoon of May 14 and the morning of May 15. Are you interested in discussing having expert speakers on China for yourRead More →

Officially the summer has started, and June has been a crazy busy month up to now at the China Speakers Bureau. But we know that in another few weeks the summer holiday period kicks in, and June is typically busy as many people want to clean their desks and get theirRead More →

It is Friday 25 May and officially the new European rules on internet connectivity kick in. Despite a flow of messages and warnings, we did not expect it would seriously disrupt our online routine. Didn’t we wrongly went into panic mode when cookies were regulated? While most of the internetRead More →

2016 is approaching fast, and so we want to take the opportunity to wish you all the best in the upcoming Year of the Monkey. If 2016 is going to be as good as 2015, you will not hear us complain. The China Speakers Bureau will take a break untilRead More →

China is celebrating its annual week-long holiday that will end at October 8. We wish all those in China a well-deserved break from some hectic months. The China Speakers Bureau will remain open for business, but we might be a bit less responsive than normal.Read More →

After a hectic June, the China Speakers Bureau is preparing for a sun-induced slow down. While Asia and the US officially have no summer break – unlike Europe where we now even suffer from a heatwave – business tends to slowdown till early August across the continents.Read More →

The Year of the Goat is approaching fast, and the China Speakers Bureau wants to take the opportunity to wish its clients, speakers and other stake holders all the best for the upcoming year. 2015 has already started great, and we do not see how the goat could interfere with that.Read More →

Fast the year 2014 is rushing to its end, something you might easily forget if you focus on the Chinese New Year, that is only taking place in February. But the rest of the world is slowing down, and so does the China Speakers Bureau.Read More →

One of the tools we are happy to use at the China Speakers Bureau is our digital radar. In a combination of rss-feeds from Google news and a good rss-reader (currently INO-reader), we see when our speakers pop up online, often before those speakers have noticed that themselves.

At least, that was the practice until earlier this week. Now our digital radar seems to be broken. Hundreds of feeds are flooding in, sometimes articles from 2005. What is worse: we have not yet a clue what is causing this problem. Read More →

  Summer is now fully upon us and – as you might have noticed – the regular stream of updates from our speakers has dropped sensationally. While China officially has no summer holiday, many of our speakers are traveling, as do many of the journalists we depend on for quotingRead More →