Registration – Coffee & Tea
Welcome Remarks & Introduction
Session 1: Chinese international property investment trends and outlook
Session 2: Global economic & commercial real estate outlook
Session 3: The world is on the move
Coffee & Tea Break
Session 4: Recent Australian – China cross border transactions & development trend
Session 5: Investing in Australia: M&A – what you need to know
Lunch: International Agent Lunch
Buffet lunch will be served for international agents on-site.
- International agents will be assigned to designated tables for setup and preparation.
- Chinese interpreters will already be waiting for you at your table.
- Interpreters will be briefed on basics of the event, but feel free to provide further guidance you think will help them better serve your needs.
Agent-to-Agent Networking Session
- Chinese agents begin arriving and will browse the room to find agents of interest to speak with.
- Some may be focused on particular countries, property types, agent types or be generally interested in speaking with all agents.
- You may feel free to walk around as well to speak with people directly.
- Limited spots of 10-minute presentation session during the networking session are available. Please check with your Juwai contact for more information.
International Agents Dinner
Dinner will be arranged at a local restaurant.
** Venue, agenda & full speakers list subject to change.
7th Beijing Overseas Property, Investment & Immigration Exhibition
- We can help coordinate logistics for your participation. Please check with your Juwai contact for more information.
Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Juwai.com
With over 10 years of real estate experience across Australasia and Pan-Asia, Andrew has deep expertise on Chinese consumers. He was previously China Country Manager at REA Group – increasing account penetration by 178% – and Country Manager, China & Hong Kong, at Asia City Media Group, where he doubled portfolio profitability.
Michael Cole is the founder of Mingtiandi, a leading independent blog for China real estate intelligence. As one of China’s best known sources of real estate intelligence, Michael specialises in real estate finance, logistics, and Chinese outbound investment. He has provided market information and advice to the Carlyle Group, CBRE, Fosun, and Morgan Stanley. A former academic and business journalist, Michael has put his training at research and information management to work by tracking developments in China’s real estate market since 2008.
CEO, Shiju Real Estate Service
Eric is a seasoned expert in China, real estate, financial services and consumer products, with extensive experience in corporate leadership positions, strategy and management consulting, and product management. Before founding Shiju Real Estate Service, an overseas real estate investment consultancy, Eric was Director of Strategy at Tencent, Interim CEO at Sanook Online Limited, and a consultant at Bain & Company. CEO, Freedom Road Travel.
CEO, Freedom Road Travel
David is a lifelong personal and business traveller who has been based in China for over 20 years. He founded Dash Brands, which has the rights to Domino’s Pizza in China, and is past Chairman of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in China. In founding Freedom Road Travel, he has brought his passion for travel together with his business experience to create a new high service, high experience travel service company encompassing China and Asia.
COO, Freedom Road Travel
In China since 2001, Glen has built successful travel businesses and has extensive tourism experience. In 2002, he co-founded a major Shanghai based travel business, which became a leading travel company for China expatriates and destination management and outbound incentive travel-company with clients such as Porsche China, Ecco China and Landrover. Glen also advises global organizations on tourism in and out of Greater China.
Founder & CEO, Gotham Corporate Group
Erik is a seasoned real estate professional & investor, focused on residential & commercial property assessment & acquisition. He’s been quoted by the WSJ and Forbes, and addresses groups like the Asian Real Estate Association of America on Chinese investors in US. Erik is also the North American Executive Specialty Bureau Rep for the Association of Private Banker's of China.
Director of International, RE/MAX Premier Real Estate
Spencer Hoo brings years of experience in US real estate, with a special focus on Chinese buyers, given Irvine’s long-standing appeal with Chinese investors. With 20% of its agents being bilingual Chinese agents, RE/MAX Premier is ranked the #1 real estate office in Irvine. Hoo also heads up the The Hoo Group, specialising in residential, commercial, and investment real estate.
Director, China United Real Estate Group
With over 25 years of experience doing business in China, Charles is an attorney and licensed real estate professional. His company, China United Real Estate, is the representative in China for the US National Association of Realtors ("NAR") International Membership Global Program.
Charles has extensive experience with the Chinese market, and has led teams in Asia for over 12 years. Prior to joining Juwai, Charles was Asia COO for Macquarie Bank, VP at Goldman Sachs, and Director at Citigroup. He was also formerly MD for Australasia at ONYX Software – a startup software vendor that successfully listed in 2000 – and Director at Microsoft, establishing the company’s operations throughout Asia Pacific.
Strategy Research Manager (East China Region), DTZ/Cushman & Wakefield
Ethan is part of the China Strategy Research team at DTZ/Cushman & Wakefield. Boasting extensive experience in undertaking a wide range of studies and research projects, Ethan specialises in writing China-focused topical papers regarding major trends and outlook of Chinese property market, including tailored market research reports, market introductions and updates for clients, as well as DTZ/Cushman & Wakefield’s regular market research publications and white papers.
International Relationship Executive, Kay & Burton
With a double master’s in business and media, Jamie has worked in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Australia, gaining extensive cross-cultural understanding and language skills that have contributed to commercial outcomes in the real estate industry. Her work with top profile companies worldwide has helped her forge a broad network of elite contacts over the years, spanning politics, tourism, education, and all international business industries leading to outstanding sales, some that nearly account for 80% of the most expensive real estate in Victoria. Prior to joining Kay & Burton, Jamie ran a successful business publication in Australia, where she has met renowned industry leaders around the world.
Director of Business Development, Henley & Partners Hong Kong Ltd.
Responsible for developing the institutional partnership, as well as advising private clients on residence and citizenship planning, Bill is Director of Business Development at Henley & Partners (Hong Kong) – the global leader in residence and citizenship planning with over 20 offices worldwide. Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Bill worked in Singapore, Hong Kong, and China, where he acquired extensive experiences that provide him unique insights to private clients and business partners in the industry. Alongside its international private client practice, Henley & Partners has a government advisory practice, which advises countries on economic development strategy and implementation in residence and citizenship programmes.
International Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
Will is a partner in King & Wood Mallesons' corporate team based in Shanghai. With over 14 years of specialised experience and in cross-border M&A and international investment structures, he has advised on numerous Chinese outbound and inbound M&A transactions. Having spent over nine years in King & Wood Mallesons’ Sydney office, and over three years with a leading offshore law firm in the Cayman Islands and London, Will has advised on the establishment and operation of a number of multi-jurisdiction closed-ended, open-ended and hybrid fund structures. Will was recognised by Euromoney legal guide as a “Rising Star”.
11 April 2017, Tuesday