Knowledge Exchange

Panel Discussion

SME Connector | Scaling-up Strategies for SMEs in China

3 Nov 2022 16:30 - 19:00
  • Standard Price: RMB 100
  • In-person event

Learn from experts and peers on how to scale up your business in China and what strategies work for the best way to grow and sustain our businesses in the Chinese market.

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  • Wear face masks
  • Temperature checked

Event details

Scaling up a business in China is not an easy task: an ever-changing environment, a competitive market and complex dynamics often pose high barriers to founders and leaders.

Join this event to learn from experts how growth can be achieved and sustained and share your experience with peers that are on your same journey.

This panel discussion and networking event is specifically designed for founders, owners and leaders of small and medium enterprises looking to find out ideas and expert guidelines for business scale-up, while getting a chance to share and learn from the experience of others on the same journey.

This event welcomes both members and non-members. BritCham Shanghai SEM Member will enjoy the extra benefit of displaying your promotional collaterals onsite. Please submit your willingness when signing up.  

The speakers

Keynote & Moderator
Dr Shameen Prashantham
Professor of International Business and Strategy,
Associate Dean (MBA), CEIBS
Robin Dell
Curtis Ferguson
Managing Partner,
Natalie Lowe
Managing Partner,
The Orangeblowfish
Jonathan Chapon
General Manager China | Chief Marketing Officer,


  • 16:30-17:00: Registration and networking
  • 17:00-17:20: Opening by Jonathan Chapon, General Manager China | Chief Marketing Officer, Abacare
  • 17:20-17:45: Keynote speech – Partnering for Scaling, by Dr Shameen Prashantham
  • 17:45-18:30: Panel discussion – Scale-up strategies and experience sharing
    • Dr Shameen Prashantham, Professor of International Business and Strategy, Associate Dean (MBA), CEIBS
    • Robin Dell, Founder, Imondi
    • Curtis Ferguson, Managing Partner, Ventech
    • Natalie Lowe, Managing Partner, The Orangeblowfish
  • 18:30-19:00: Q&A and networking


  • Please show your valid PCR test result upon entry.
  • We do encourage in-person attendees to bring their own reusable cups to our events.
  • In case of cancellation, please kindly note you must email the BritCham Shanghai Event staff before 5 pm, 1 November 2022. Due to the service charges of Glueup and online payment platforms, we can only partially refund up to 90% of your ticket price and payment will be processed within 14 days after the event via your original payment method. However, it is non-refundable for a cancellation request made beyond the above-mentioned timeframe.  


BritCham Shanghai Office

Room 1108, South Tower,
M Place, 333 Chengdu North Rd,
Shanghai, China


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