September 30th, 2018 | 18:00 - 20:00 | Hoshun Restaurant
China Attendees Networking Dinner
With increasing numbers of Chinese wastewater practitioners attending WEFTEC, this annual dinner is an opportunity for networking and consolidating relationships amongst Chinese attendees. Seats are limited to 30. Contact Mandarin Environment if you have questions.
October 1st, 2018 | 11:00 - 12:00 | Main Hall, Global Center
China Market Opportunities Panel
WEFTEC and water/wastewater industry consultant, Mandarin Environment, warmly welcome you to attend the 2018 China Market Opportunities Panel for companies interested in learning more about the China market for water/ wastewater technologies.
Moderated by China water industry specialist, John Robinson, the 6 person panel includes experts in China’s water and wastewater markets. Topics of discussion include: regulations, competition, industry trends, strategies, risks, emerging opportunities and practical advice for international companies looking to capture market opportunities in China. Due to increase M&A activity, we also touch on investment trends.
2017 Panelists included: Daniel Wong, General Manager, Nanjing International Water Hub. Sembcorp Industries Michael Wang, Vice President & COO, ALCLE Environmental Solutions Inc. Xin He, Partner at BioHaven Environmental Solutions, LLC Jim Su, Senior Project Water Resources Engineer, Golder Associates Ethan Guo, Qingze Environmental Protection Ltc Leiyu Zhang, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES) The following pictures were from the 2017 China Market Opportunities Panel in Chicago on October 2nd, 2017.
Attend this panel discussion in 2018 if your company is interested in learning about China opportunities and risks. Informal networking in the Global Center will follow the panel. Open to all, but contact Mandarin Environment if you have questions. Panelists will be confirmed in August 2018.
October 2nd, 2018 | 13:00 - 1900 | Hilton New Orleans Riverside
U.S. Technology Presentations (For Chinese Attendees at WEFTEC)
The U.S. Department of Commerce, North America’s largest water industry expo, WEFTEC, and water/wastewater industry consultant, Mandarin Environment, warmly welcome you to attend the 2018 Water/Wastewater Technology Presentations from U.S. companies interested in finding Chinese partners.
All the presenting companies meet the following criteria: 1) U.S. companies with technologies that have applications in municipal and industrial water and wastewater, 2) they are not start-ups, but their technologies are proven and China-ready, and 3) they are interested in finding Chinese partners, including sales, licensing, R&D or investment.
Invite-only Chinese attendees that attend this program will have an opportunity to hear each company introduce the company background, technology, and specific interests in China. Each U.S. technology company is offered 7 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for Q&A. Chinese language interpreters are available, and two networking breaks scheduled.
This is an invite-only program for a select number of US technology presenters and Chinese attendees of WEFTEC. Contact Mandarin Environment if you have questions.
Presenting technology companies will be confirmed in August 2018.