NKITA Trade Education Seminar: Doing Business More Effectively in China/Chinese Dining Etiquette

July 15, 2010 at 8:00 am


Marja Barrett, Author/CEO   Phil Morgan, President
Business Manners for Success   Dr. Morgan your Global Partner

Doing Business More Effectively in China (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
– Learn about Chinese-USA business operations and its link to cultural differences;
– The do’s and don’ts with practical business examples;
– Key concepts: Guanxi, “face”, etc.

Chinese Dining Etiquette and Customs (12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.)– Understand the importance of relationship building at a meal;
– Seating and dining customs;
– Conversation and gift giving;
– Dining etiquette and meal service.

Anyone who has or plans to have a business link to Chinese companies. Also attendees of the upcoming trip to China.

Marja Waden Barrett
Marja, author of “Business Manners for Success” is an award-winning writer and speaker. She specializes in helping people communicate professionally, improve their presentation style and adapt to diverse situations to build relationships.
Marja facilitates the understanding of cultural differences; to go beyond your comfort zone and navigate smoothly through cultural nuances. She has coordinated relationship building banquets for local companies who bring Chinese delegates to the U.S.; instructed Chinese teachers in U.S. customs and hosted international visitors through the International Visitors Council.
Marja was honored in 2000 by the Cincinnati Enquirer with its prestigious “Woman of the Year” award. In august 2006 she received benefactor recognition by the International Rotary Foundation.

Phil Morgan
Phil is the president of “Dr. Morgan-Your Global Partner” a growing consultancy company formed after a 30+ year highly successful international career in Procter & Gamble.
He is of Welsh origin but lived and worked in England, Italy, Belgium, Turkey and Germany before moving to Cincinnati to establish and lead a global organization based in 26+ countries on downstream paper technology. He was recognized with the 1999 Procter & Gamble Global Citizenship Award.
He is a strong advocate for the technical excellence of Chinese scientists and engineers: his frequent interactions with his own and external Chinese organizations have formed valuable insights on how to succeed in Chinese business dealings.

The Northern Kentucky International Trade Association, a program of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, is over 1,100 members strong. NKITA’s mission is to promote international trade and advocate business positions on trade through meetings, programs and events. NKITA is affiliated with the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, International Trade Division and the U.S. Department of Commerce, Export Assistance Center. For more information on NKITA visit http://www.nkita.wordpress.com.

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