Did you know that it is considered very bad manners to write on a business card without being invited to do so? And asking someone to turn off their mobile phones during a meeting is a major intrusion and is viewed as an insult?
If you are doing business with
, these are just two of the protocols that it would be in your best interest to know.
The organisers of IMEXPO, (18 to 20 May) the biggest China-SADC Trade and Investment expo ever to be held, realised that there are many hidden pitfalls to doing business between the regions. They have produced an e-book which will help you to ensure that your business dealings go without a hitch. The e-book, titled “Getting to Know You” is available from IMEXPO. To obtain your free copy log on to
This major SADC-China trade fair and investment forum which opens in Johannesburg in a month’s time (18 to 20 May) will be the first demonstrable result of BRIC membership and the benefits it will have in terms of investment for the SADC region as a whole.
The IMEXPO SADC-China Trade Fair and Investment Forum at the MTN Expo Centre from May 18 – 20 is expected to kickstart the biggest-ever investment of Chinese money into the South African and SADC economies.
For more information about IMEXPO, go to www.expo-international.com.