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Developing Your China Strategy, What’s Next? [EVENT]

US association China strategy - MCI China event

In an era of major change within the global association sphere, don’t miss out on the unique opportunity to listen to a deeply experienced China expert talk about the ways US association executives can improve their China strategy.

In a special event organised by MCI China, Mr. Kenneth Jarrett, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai since September 2013 , will share his keen insights and observations on today’s Chinese government policies and the changes that may impact the US association strategy and operations in China.

The event will take place on Thursday, May 3rd from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. EDT, at the ASAE Conference Center, first floor in Washington DC.

During this 90-minute session, Mr. Jarrett will discuss:

  • How the operating environment for US associations in China has changed as a result of the recent key Chinese government 19th Party Congress and  National People’s Congress?
  • What are the policy impacts, government restructuring,  and attitudes toward foreign investors and key Chinese government initiatives?
  • What does this mean for US associations?
  • How should this shape the future of the US association Chinese strategy?

If  you are seeking ways to improve your association strategy in China, join Mr. Jarrett’s presentation on May 3rd! Seats will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, so hurry up and reserve your spot here.

For any other questions or inquiries regarding the event, please don’t hesitate to contact Karine Desbant, at

To find out how MCI association experts can help your association meet key long- and short-term growth objectives, visit us at


About the speaker:

Mr. Kenneth Jarrett has been President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai since September 2013.   Previously, he was the Greater China Chairman for APCO Worldwide, a Washington-based public affairs consultancy from 2008 to 2013.  He served also as a U.S. diplomat from 1982 to 2008. During his 26-year diplomatic career, his postings included Consul General in Shanghai, Deputy Consul General in Hong Kong, and Director of Asian Affairs at the White House National Security Council.  Mr. Jarrett served in Beijing, Chengdu, Singapore, and had several assignments in Washington, DC. Mr. Jarrett has degrees from Cornell University, Yale University and the National War College. He is the recipient of the Magnolia Award (Silver) from the Shanghai government and is a member of the National Committee for US-China Relations.

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