Refining Your China Business Strategy Seminar

, James Rush, Representative Jay Goyal, Dr. Galal Walker, Jung King, Russell A. Meade, Mike Maczuzak, George Becker, Jessica Xie
Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square

Kegler Brown is pleased to partner with Becker | CMCA to present a half-day seminar focusing on best practices and case studies for establishing or improving existing business opportunities in China. The seminar on Wednesday, May 8, will include various panelists addressing topics related to doing business in China. It is free to attend this seminar.


8:00-8:30 - Registration + Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:45 - Welcome + Opening Remarks

Martijn Steger, Director of Global Business Team at Kegler Brown
James Rush, Executive Vice President, Partner, Communica, Inc.

8:45-10:00 - Panel Discussion: Current Business + Economic Climate in the PRC

The University of Findlay

9:00-9:15 - The India-Ohio Connection

Ohio State Representative Jay Goyal (D - 73rd District)

9:15-10:00 - Preparing for Success in India - A Legal Perspective

The panelists will discuss the export, academic and legal climate in the PRC and address the challenges and unique factors involved when doing business in China.

Dr. Galal Walker, Professor of Chinese in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University
Vinita Mehra, Asia-Pacific Team Leader at Kegler Brown
Jung Kim, Director of Research at Columbus Chamber

10:00-10:15 - Break

10:15-11:30 - Panel Discussion: Success Stories & Lessons Learned

The panelists will offer several case studies and experiences showcasing the business opportunities and challenges in China.

Russell A. Meade, President of China Business Network
Mike Maczuzak, President of SmartShape Design
George Becker, President of Becker | CMCA
Jessica Xie, Vice President at Hylant Group

11:30-11:40 - Closing Remarks

11:40-12:00 - Refreshments + Networking


The event will take place at the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square. View Map

Parking is available at the Columbus Commons Underground Garage, located at 191 S. 3rd Street. Directions to parking garage.

Additional parking is available at the Sheraton Hotel, which valets on the corner of State Street and Third Street.

Registration + Fee

Please register by Wednesday, May 1, by filling out the form below or contacting Jenn Cartmille, [email protected] or (614) 462-5475.