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Gateway to Growth: The Digital Route to China and Beyond

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· Stage
Why China, and why now? An introduction to Alibaba and the next 2 days
David Lloyd
2021-02-24T09:30:00Z 2021-02-24T09:45:00Z Europe/London Why+China%2C+and+why+now%3F+An+introduction+to+Alibaba+and+the+next+2+days https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Understanding the China Opportunity
Bringing together different perspectives to demystify the current market opportunity in China.
Michael Evans Claire Hennah Jun Fang Stinne Fröslev
2021-02-24T09:45:00Z 2021-02-24T10:40:00Z Europe/London Understanding+the+China+Opportunity https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Connecting to Chinese consumers
Gain insights into digital savvy Chinese consumers and hear from brand leaders who are turning shoppers into fans.
Chris Tung Ashley Dudarenok Richard Arnold Liz Dong Louise Cheadle Emma Plumridge
2021-02-24T10:40:00Z 2021-02-24T11:45:00Z Europe/London Connecting+to+Chinese+consumers https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
BREAK / Expo and Networking
Break | Network or meet 1:1 with Alibaba business development teams and regional partners through our virtual expo stands.
2021-02-24T11:45:00Z 2021-02-24T12:45:00Z Europe/London BREAK+%2F+Expo+and+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Follow the growth: A conversation with Vitabiotics on current and future market opportunities
Tej Lalvani Benji Lamb
2021-02-24T12:45:00Z 2021-02-24T13:10:00Z Europe/London Follow+the+growth%3A+A+conversation+with+Vitabiotics+on+current+and+future+market+opportunities https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Livestream Commerce in 2021
Dive into the biggest trend shaping ecommerce in China right now, and learn how you can use this tool to drive sales.
Mark Shengyu Yuan Zoe Yu Zhang Simon Boyd Roderick Buchanan
2021-02-24T13:10:00Z 2021-02-24T14:10:00Z Europe/London Livestream+Commerce+in+2021 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Question time
Join our panel of experts as we reflect on the key themes of the day and open it up to audience questions.
David Lloyd Jesper H Halle Ross Leibbrandt Abi Imasekha
2021-02-24T14:10:00Z 2021-02-24T15:00:00Z Europe/London Question+time https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
End of day 1
2021-02-24T14:45:00Z 2021-02-24T15:00:00Z Europe/London End+of+day+1 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Looking back and looking at the day ahead
David Lloyd
2021-02-25T09:30:00Z 2021-02-25T09:45:00Z Europe/London Looking+back+and+looking+at+the+day+ahead https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
The Future is Now
Learn how China is reimagining retail, payments and digital experiences, and what this means for your future growth.
Mark Tanner David Roth Roland Palmer Yang Sun
2021-02-25T09:45:00Z 2021-02-25T10:50:00Z Europe/London The+Future+is+Now https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 1: Break out workshops
Cross Border eCommerce 101: Getting started with Tmall Global
2021-02-25T10:50:00Z 2021-02-25T11:40:00Z Europe/London Session+1%3A+Break+out+workshops https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 1: Break out workshops
Attracting Chinese consumers to your website: An Alipay case study with The Hut Group
2021-02-25T10:50:00Z 2021-02-25T11:40:00Z Europe/London Session+1%3A+Break+out+workshops https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 1: Break out workshops
Building a fashion and luxury brand in China: Reach a larger consumer base with Tmall.com
2021-02-25T10:50:00Z 2021-02-25T11:40:00Z Europe/London Session+1%3A+Break+out+workshops+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 1: Break out workshops
Connecting to Digital China with Alibaba Cloud: A case study with Samarkand Global
2021-02-25T10:50:00Z 2021-02-25T11:40:00Z Europe/London Session+1%3A+Break+out+workshops https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 1: Break out workshops
Routes to the market and managing your Chinese partners (led by China-Britain Business Council)
2021-02-25T10:50:00Z 2021-02-25T11:40:00Z Europe/London Session+1%3A+Break+out+workshops https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
BREAK / Expo and Networking
Meet 1:1 with Alibaba business development teams and regional partners through our virtual expo stands to help you take advantage of the China Opportunity.
2021-02-25T11:40:00Z 2021-02-25T12:40:00Z Europe/London BREAK+%2F+Expo+and+Networking+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 2: Break out workshops
Cross Border eCommerce 101: Getting started with Tmall Global
2021-02-25T12:45:00Z 2021-02-25T13:30:00Z Europe/London Session+2%3A+Break+out+workshops https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 2: Break out workshops
Strategies to attract local Chinese consumers: An Alipay case study with Hungry Panda
2021-02-25T12:45:00Z 2021-02-25T13:30:00Z Europe/London Session+2%3A+Break+out+workshops https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 2: Break out workshops
Connecting to Digital China with Alibaba Cloud: A case study with Samarkand Global
2021-02-25T12:45:00Z 2021-02-25T13:30:00Z Europe/London Session+2%3A+Break+out+workshops https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 2: Break out workshops
Cross-border payments: Making local payments in China (with WorldFirst)
2021-02-25T12:45:00Z 2021-02-25T13:30:00Z Europe/London Session+2%3A+Break+out+workshops https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 2: Break out workshops
Protecting and enforcing your intellectual property rights in China: Global IP Protection
2021-02-25T12:45:00Z 2021-02-25T13:30:00Z Europe/London Session+2%3A+Break+out+workshops https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Wrap up and your next steps
David Lloyd
2021-02-25T13:30:00Z 2021-02-25T13:45:00Z Europe/London Wrap+up+and+your+next+steps https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo Area - Your next step
Meet 1:1 with Alibaba business development teams and regional partners through our virtual expo stands to help you take advantage of the China Opportunity.
2021-02-25T14:45:00Z 2021-02-25T15:00:00Z Europe/London Expo+Area+-+Your+next+step https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fgateway-to-growth Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Yang Sun

General Manager of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence UK&I, Nordics, Baltics and Russia

Roland Palmer

Director of Alipay North-West Europe

David Roth

CEO, The Store – WPP and Chairman, BAV Group

Mark Tanner

Managing Director, China Skinny

Abi Imasekha

Head of International & Commercial Marketing, Harvey Nichols

Ross Leibbrandt

Global Commercial Director, GHD

Jesper H Halle

Commercial Consul, Teamleader Design & E-commerce, Royal Danish Consulate General in Shanghai

Roderick Buchanan

Commercial Director, British Museum

Simon Boyd

Sales Director, SmoothSkin

Zoe Yu Zhang

Co-founder, And Luxe

Mark Shengyu Yuan

Co-founder, And Luxe

Benji Lamb

Director of China & South Asia, Vitabiotics

Tej Lalvani

CEO, Vitabiotics

Emma Plumridge

International Channel Manager, teapigs

Louise Cheadle

Co-founder, teapigs

Liz Dong

Vice President of Marketing, Creative and Digital, Burberry China

Richard Arnold

Group Managing Director, Manchester United

Ashley Dudarenok

Founder of Alarice & ChoZan

Chris Tung

Chief Marketing Officer, Alibaba Group

Stinne Fröslev

COO, Elexir Pharma

Jun Fang

VP Data and Digital, Unilever China

Claire Hennah

VP – Global eCommerce, Unilever

Michael Evans

President, Alibaba Group

David Lloyd

General Manager of UK, Netherlands and Nordics, Alibaba Group

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Tmall Global

China's largest cross-border e-commerce platform

Alibaba Cloud

The Pulse of Digitalization

Alipay

The world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform

WorldFirst

The smartest way to collect, convert and transfer money globally

China-Britain Business Council

Routes to the market and managing your Chinese partners

Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership

Unlock the Leeds City Region’s vast economic potential

Scottish Development International

Supporting Scottish businesses in the Chinese market

Business Sweden

The Swedish Trade & Invest Council

Royal Danish Consulate General In Shanghai

Part of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China

Dansk Erhverv

The Danish Chamber of Commerce