Upcoming Events

New South Wales

Sydney: February 2018 Monthly SME Roundtable

15 February 2018

Date: Thursday, 15 February 2018
Time: 8:00am - 9:00am
Venue: Swaab Attorneys, Level 4/20 Hunter St, Sydney NSW 2000
Format: SME Roundtable
​Price: Free of charge for members and non-members. 
Guest Expert: Nick Henderson, Director, China Practice, Asialink Business

Non-members are permitted to attend the roundtable up to two times.
Please ensure you have enough business cards - we recommend 30 business cards on hand.

Our popular SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your Chinese business issues, challenges and opportunities and to hear practical business advice from knowledgeable and China-experienced ACBC members and guest experts.


Nick has more than 17 years experience in business development and operations in China. He began his career with IKEA and was instrumental in establishing the company’s first stores in Shanghai and Beijing. Nick was General Manager of the market entry and business development boutique advisory firm, Intralink. He has assisted more than 100 companies with their business growth in complex Chinese markets focusing on sectors including industrial, food and consumer, telecommunications, life sciences, environmental technologies and software.

Before joining Asialink Business, Nick was the China General Manager for the brand strategy firm FutureBrand, a subsidiary of the Interpublic Group. He has worked on projects for Alibaba Group, Bank of Shanghai, Daimler Benz, CITIC Private Equity, Mengniu, Yintai Group, Changhong and the Shanghai Government (Lujiazui Group).

Nick studied an Executive MBA at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, Bachelor of Business (International Trade) and Bachelor of Arts (International Relations) at Monash University and Chinese Language at Nanjing University. Nick is a fluent Mandarin speaker










David Thomas

CEO of Think Global Consulting 

Keynote speaker, thought leader and business futurist, David Thomas is well-known throughout the Asia Pacific for his experience, credibility and deep understanding of China and Asia. With a successful history of forging global business relationships, David helps leaders, entrepreneurs and investors solve the China puzzle.


SME Roundtable Series
The highly popular monthly SME Roundtable series provides 20-30 attendees a forum to speak directly with experts regarding issues and concerns they have working in and with China. This series is generously hosted by Swaab attorneys. Attendance is geared towards ACBC SME members (and non-members) and is free of charge. [16-26 ppl]