President of US China Partners to Speak on Navigating the Chinese Business Market

February 14, 2011

Savio S. Chan to Present “The Five Rules of Doing Business in China” at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, Feb. 17

WHAT:   
Savio S. Chan, President and CEO of US China Partners, will speak at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. The event is open to the public.

Chan will share his “The Five Rules of Doing Business in China” as well as the “Three P Principles” that help business leaders and owners navigate the large, profitable Chinese market. He will also discuss why Google may never be a major Internet company in China again.

WHEN:   
Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, 7-9 p.m.

WHERE:   
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
37th & O Streets, NW
Rafik B. Hariri Building
Fisher Colloquium
Washington, D.C.

RSVP:   
RSVP online at http://saviochan.eventbrite.com

Members of the media who are interested in covering the event should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations, at (202) 687-4080 or tmm53@georgetown.edu.

BACKGROUND
Chan is president and chief executive officer of US China Partners Inc., a privately held business development firm specializing in market entry, strategic sourcing, and marketing development in China for U.S. companies. Chan also facilitates local and cross-border joint ventures among leading Chinese multinationals as well as Fortune 1000 companies.

Chan attended Baruch College with a major in International Marketing. He has been featured in numerous industry and trade success profiles, including articles in The New York Times, Chief Executive Magazine, and InformationWeek. Chan serves as vice chairman of ITP China and is the president of the Northeast Chapter of US Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as senior advisor for the Outsourcing Institute and is on the board of the Executive Council of New York. Recently Chan was awarded the 2009 City University of New York Asian American Distinguished Alumni Award.

About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.