3 Critical Strategies for Supercharging Growth in China

Free Webinar : In Conversation, 30 August

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Join us on 30 August for a detailed look at three key strategies crucial for accelerating business growth and innovation in the Chinese market

With 2023’s return to consumer confidence in China, the market offers greater commercial opportunity than ever before – yet the route to success is unclear for most.

Using the combined powers of The Future Laboratory and our China specialist sister agency, Hot Pot China, we will present some of our latest findings and research, and invite a panel of leading industry professionals to delve deeper into what this means for businesses in the Chinese market in the years to come.

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‘With China predicted to drive APAC growth from 3.2% in 2022 to 4.2% in 2023, according to S&P Global, it has never been more important to assess the market opportunity and consider your strategy in the region.’

Chris Sanderson, co-founder, The Future Laboratory

The session will take place on 30 August from 3:30pm to 4:15pm AEST.

Register to attend our free 45-minute live-stream, including a Q&A with our experts, to discover an overview of our latest research in the APAC region.

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Jonathan Travers-Smith
founder and CEO, Hot Pot China

Jonathan is a fluent Mandarin speaker with over 20 years’ experience in China. Jonathan has led brand and digital marketing initiatives in China for the likes of Canada Goose, Selfridges, Fortnum & Mason and the UK’s GREAT campaign. He leads Hot Pot’s strategic growth across its London and Shanghai offices.

Chris Sanderson (he/him)
co-founder, The Future Laboratory

Chris is responsible for delivering the company’s global roster of conferences, media events and LS:N Global Trend Briefings, which he co-presents with the team in major cities around the world. Clients who have booked his inspirational keynotes include Gucci Group, the European Travel Commission, Retail Week, Chanel, Harrods, Aldo and H&M.

Rosanna Iacono
Managing partner and co-founder, The Growth Activists

Rosanna is a business leader with 25 years experience working with some of the world’s leading brands. Her career includes 16 years internationally with Nike where she led and launched new business units including Nike Sportswear apparel (now a multi-billion dollar business unit), and Levi’s where she was the Brand Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Global Brand Director for the Premium division. Rosanna is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of strategy consultancy The Growth Activists, where she specialises in Growth, Brand, Innovation and ESG Transformation strategy. Rosanna is also a B Corp-trained B Consultant supporting businesses to attain certification.

Jessica Linsen
former APAC brand and digital director, Pentland Brands

Jessica is an Entrepreneurial Managing Director with a 13-year track record of driving China business strategies and overseeing operations at Pentland Brands, fueling growth in China and across the wider region. Adept at managing multiple new brand market entries, spanning from the sports category to outdoor and lifestyle apparel.

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