via Wikipedia In most cases, you want to achieve something by inviting a speaker. Those targets might be rather diverse. For an incentive tour it might be ok to entertain people, but when for example a speaker is delivering a key-note speech at a dinner of the visiting board ofRead More →

little room for foreign celebin Chinavia WikipediaAlthough our China Speakers Bureau is still very much under construction, a steady stream of potential speakers is entering already reporting for duty in our mailbox. Not surprisingly a larger amount of Olympic champions, turned speaker, we find in our mailboxes as the BeijingRead More →

  How does the organization of your event looks like? You are probably familiar with that famous children’s game, where children queue up in a line, a message is whispered into the ear of the first child and is passed on till the last. In almost all cases the originalRead More →

James Farrer In the second half of the 1990s, I now and then assisted James Farrer as he was doing field work for his groundbreaking book on the sexual revolution in Shanghai, Opening Up: Youth Sex Culture and Market Reform in Shanghai. So, it is interesting to hear him revisitRead More →

The China Speakers Bureau is getting its communication channels in place. You can not only call us at different places in the world over more conventional phone lines, if you prefer that. Are you interested in one of our speakers? Call: Our Asia office: +86 139 1734 4564Our Europe office:Read More →

Rowan Gibson Leading thinking on corporate innovation Rowan Gibson, co-author of amongst others “Innovation to the core“, has joined the China Speakers Bureau. His much praised besteller, published by the Harvard Business School Press, will be published in Chinese later this year.Innovation is very high on China’s political agenda andRead More →

Who is in the audience?via Wikipedia Who is in the audience? For us it is the first question: who is coming to an event? It is the first question we ask during a client briefing and it might most easily be the most important question to ask. All too oftenRead More →

Rowan Simons Soccer in China is dead and its grassroots base too small, Rowan Simson, author of the groundbreaking book “Bamboo Goalpost” and speaker at the China Speakers Bureau, said in a recent interview with Reuters. “China first victory in their Asian qualifying group for the 2010 World Cup againstRead More →

Shaun Rein As our operation as a speakers bureau gets into shape, a growing number of speakers have committed themselves to work with us. Later the website will give a more complete overview – although we can never put all our speakers online.Among the people who have joined already weRead More →

Not yet a Facebookvia WikipediaSome great insights from William Bao Bean, VC at the China/India Softbank, triggered off by Thomas Crampton, He argues against the common cliche that Chinese companies do not innovate. While a Chinese Facebook is still far away, China has its own Sillicon Valley style garages. ToRead More →