22 June

Asia Management Forum Catch up

By the time our next Asia Management Forum session takes place, Mr. Kim and Mr. Trump will have left the country. Certainly, for those of us who have occasionally worried […]

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22 June

Asia CEO Forum Catch up

The heat is on, not just in Singapore after the historic and dramatic ‘two-party talks,’ but in Hong Kong and across the region. We look forward to seeing our members […]

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22 June

Asia CEO Forum Catch up Lunch

By the time our next Asia CEO gathering takes place, Mr. Kim and Mr. Trump will have left the country. Certainly, for those of us who have occasionally worried about […]

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22 June

Asia CEO Forum Catch up Breakfast

By the time our next Asia CEO gathering takes place, Mr. Kim and Mr. Trump will have left the country. Certainly, for those of us who have occasionally worried about […]

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19 June

Infrastructure and China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Summer is approaching fast, and I suspect many of you will be heading to fair climes soon, so allow me to draw your attention to our session on “Infrastructure and China’s […]

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19 June

Infrastructure and China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Summer is approaching fast, and we suspect many of you will be heading to fair climes soon, so allow us to draw your attention to our session on “Infrastructure and China’s […]

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19 June

CEO Dinner

Several times a year we get together for fun with our spouses. It’s a small effort to make up for rarely having time for idle chat and missing too many dinners […]

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7 June

Securing China Talent

MNCs are facing a tall order to regain pole position as the number 1 place to be in China for top talent in the long run. Let the numbers speak […]

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7 June

Leading Edge Digitalisation in China Manufacturing

Global businesses see their industry boundaries blurring and value chains being decomposed into new types of ecosystems, putting large portions of traditional revenue streams at risk. The race is on […]

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4 June

Q2 Asia Forecast Update

Despite political surprises in Malaysia and North Korea, our year-old forecast for Asia remains on track: milder export growth than in 2017, with firm or rising local demand and low […]

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4 June

Q2 China Forecast Update

Over the last six months, President Xi Jinping has launched the biggest reform of the Chinese state since the start of the open door era in 1978. The reform program […]

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4 June

Q2 China Forecast Update

Over the last six months, President Xi Jinping has launched the biggest reform of the Chinese state since the start of the open door era in 1978. The reform program […]

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4 June

Q2 Asia Forecast Update

Despite political surprises in Malaysia and North Korea, our year-old forecast for Asia remains on track: milder export growth than in 2017, with firm or rising local demand and low […]

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4 June

Q2 Asia Forecast Update

Despite political surprises in Malaysia and North Korea, our year-old forecast for Asia remains on track: milder export growth than in 2017, with firm or rising local demand and low […]

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28 May

Q2 China Forecast Update

Over the last six months, President Xi Jinping has launched the biggest reform of the Chinese state since the start of the open door era in 1978. The reform program […]

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23 May

Q2 Asia Forecast Update & The ‘New’ Leadership in China

Despite political surprises in Malaysia and North Korea, our year-old forecast for Asia remains on track:  milder export growth than in 2017, with firm or rising local demand and low […]

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23 May

Q2 Asia Forecast Update & The ‘New’ Leadership in China

Despite political surprises in Malaysia and North Korea, our year-old forecast for Asia remains on track:  milder export growth than in 2017, with firm or rising local demand and low […]

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21 May

Q2 Asia Forecast Update

Despite political surprises in Malaysia and North Korea, our year-old forecast for Asia remains on track: milder export growth than in 2017, with firm or rising local demand and low […]

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18 May

Q2 Asia Forecast Update plus China Outlook and Strategy Review

Despite political surprises in Malaysia and North Korea, our year-old forecast for Asia remains on track: milder export growth than in 2017, with firm or rising local demand and low […]

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18 May

Q2 Asia Forecast Update plus China Outlook and Strategy Review

Despite political surprises in Malaysia and North Korea, our year-old forecast for Asia remains on track: milder export growth than in 2017, with firm or rising local demand and low […]

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15 May

Global Tax Battles & Transfer Pricing

This session will provide a discussion on the commercial implications of US tax reform for our members, while also covering the global response to US tax reform and battle for […]

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9 May

Tapping into China’s Digitalisation of Industries

Large swathes of capital and talent are being deployed to transform and digitalise China’s advanced manufacturing industries. How can B2B companies leverage China’s leading edge consumer-centric technologies to transform their […]

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8 May

Building the China CEO’s Team

The transformative impact of technology and the rising magnitude of China market opportunities are two trends shaping the agenda of most CEOs and boardrooms. This places a higher strategic imperative […]

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8 May

CEO Dinner @ Blue

Please Join us for a wonderful evening – featuring excellent conversation, food and drink on Friday, June 1st! . We like to host dinners for you and your partner in unique […]

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2 May

IMPROVING SALES PRODUCTIVITY

This roundtable session will focus on the topic of achieving sales excellence in China. We will look to assess the various sales systems that MNCs are using in the China […]

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2 May

Can PM Modi Change India?

With India expected to deliver at least 6-7% annual real growth for the next decade, the focus has shifted to two other challenges: very uneven development of the market and a […]

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2 May

Can PM Modi Change India?

With India expected to deliver at least 6-7% annual real growth for the next decade, the focus has shifted to two other challenges: very uneven development of the market and a […]

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20 April

ASIA CEO FORUM SINGAPORE OVERNIGHT MAY 16-17

One of the highlights of our schedule, the semi-annual Overnight, is just weeks away.  We absorb the cost for all members, but seats are strictly limited, so please RSVP at […]

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19 April

Can PM Modi Change India?

With India expected to deliver at least 6-7% annual real growth for the next decade, the focus has shifted to two other challenges: very uneven development of the market and a […]

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17 April

Working with the Party, The Government and SOEs

President Xi Jinping’s consolidated power, combined with the recent restructuring of the government bureaucracy and strengthened supervision of state-owned assets, has raised the imperative for multinational companies to understand how […]

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10 April

Asia CEO Forum Catch Up – Hong Kong

April is still young, but already has been too excited both regionally and internationally. Preparations are underway for North Korea to hold summit meetings with both South Korea and with […]

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10 April

Members’ Dinner

We’ve landed on the wonderful VA BENE as the venue for first social gathering of our Shanghai-based members and their spouses/partners. VA BENE is a modern upscale Italian restaurant in […]

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10 April

Rethinking Brand Strategy & Innovation Across Asia

The last few years have seen a dramatic rise in innovation’s role in Asian strategy. The shift started many years ago with a drive to design goods suited to local customers. But […]

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5 April

Asia CEO Forum Catch up

Each month, we have a catch-up for the Asia CEO Forum on the last Friday. For the last six months, our breakfast sessions have been over-booked or too full for […]

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4 April

Ideas from China with Hugh Peyman: Managing anaemic Economic Growth and Accelerating Global Disruption

For our first ever lunch catch-up we have a guest, Hugh Peyman, who is in town to launch his latest book, China’s Change. Hugh is an old friend of IMA, […]

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27 March

Putting Innovation in Asian Strategy

In the last decade, innovation fought its way onto the top 10 list of issues for regional strategy. Companies realised that if Asia’s growth opportunities were to be captured, then […]

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27 March

China Challenge: Top-line vs Bottom-line Growth

Several Forum members report that even as sales expand, input costs are rising faster than anticipated and placing more pressure on margins.  For some firms, raw material prices are up […]

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14 March

Strategies for Effective China Partnerships & M&A

Acquisitions, mergers and partnerships are being used to revamp growth strategies to scale, optimise product portfolios, capture new market share, and take advantage of China’s accelerated digitalisation. Joining us to […]

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13 March

Asia Forecast Update

The year has started with a bang: strong global growth combined with a 10% plunge in the S&P500 in early February over fears of rising inflation and interest rates.  Both […]

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13 March

Asia Forecast Update

The year has started with a bang: strong global growth combined with a 10% plunge in the S&P500 in early February over fears of rising inflation and interest rates.  Both […]

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