Globinar: Success in China in 2020

Date: January 30, 2020
Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
ZOOM Virtual
Contact: Global Chamber

Success in China 2020

So many changes! And so much opportunity!

Do you know about the latest opportunities including incentives for selling in China?

China is the largest market after the U.S. and keeps growing. It is attracting foreign companies, from agricultural to manufacturing and tech industries. Imports are UP UP UP. What does 2020 look like for business in China? What opportunities are available? 

Join us to learn more! 8am US Pacific, 9am US Mountain, 10am US Central, 11am US Eastern... and around the world. Zoom in from anywhere or attend at Global Chamber ... contact Doug for details.


00:00 – Multi-Metro Globinar begins

  • Todd Cornell - Founder of Cultur668 / Global Chamber Northern Colorado
  • William Edwards - CEO and Advisor to Chief Executives at Edwards Global Services
  • Abdelhak Benkerroum - Founder and Director of Eastheimer Training and Consulting

00:30 – Q&A Session

01:00 - End

Speakers Bio

Todd Cornell - CEO of Cultur668. Todd is the Managing Director/founder of Cultur668, a consulting firm that helps US businesses maneuver China with strategies that work within Chinese culture.Originally from Fort Collins, CO, Todd lived in Chinese speaking regions for over 20 years and is committed to helping Colorado and US companies experience more success in China. He has lived in 5 states and 3 Chinese regions (Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong), and traveled to over 30 countries.



William Edwards - CEO and Advisor to Chief Executives at Edwards Global Services. William Edwards is an executive with 46 years of international operations, development, executive and entrepreneurial experience. He has lived in China, the Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iran, and Turkey. He has 37 years’ experience living and working in China. 

With experience in the franchise, oil and gas, information technology and management consulting sectors, he has directed projects on-site in Alaska, Asia, Eastern Europe and the Near East and worked on projects in 68 countries. Founded in 2001, Edwards Global Services, Inc. takes U.S. businesses global and currently has activity in 32 countries. 

In 2011 and again in 2015, Mr. Edwards and his company received the U.S. Presidential award for export excellence. In 2016, He was appointed to the District Export Council by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce and serves as Vice Chair for Orange County. He is also a Member of the Advisory Board of the University of California, Irvine, MIND Institute and a Founder and Director of the Nancy Imlay Edwards Foundation. 

Mr. Edwards speaks around the world on taking businesses international and doing business in emerging markets. He has authored numerous articles on global business development. 


Abdelhak Benkerroum - Founder and Director of Eastheimer Training and Consulting. Abdel is the author of the book “We Have A Deal”, a visiting professor at EMLYON and East China Normal University, the Founder & Director of Eastheimer Training and Consulting, and Global Advisor to the Global Chamber Shanghai. He is based in Shanghai, China and serve clients across the globe. During his career in supply chain and international trade, Abdel coached business development teams, led complex legal negotiations, aligned executives, built account management teams across various regions, drove service improvements at different branch offices, and established operational processes in several branch offices in Europe, Middle-East, Africa, and India Region. He is native speaker of English, French, Arabic, and Berber, and has a good understanding of Spanish and Chinese. A graduate of Texas A&M University with a Masters in International Business, and of Marseille School of Business (KEDGE) with a Masters degree in Corporate Strategy. Also a former scholar of Confucius Institute at University of Dubai.


Moderator: Doug Bruhnke - Founder/CEO of Global Chamber®Doug is an international entrepreneur, speaker and investor dedicated to helping members of Global Chamber® reach new markets across metros and borders more successfully. He is a two-time expat with Dupont in Tokyo and Singapore with over 30 years of global business experience in nearly all countries and segments. Doug is a regional advisor for U.S. Global Leadership Coalition and a member of collaborating international groups including the Arizona District Export Council. He has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Utah and an EMBA from Michigan State University.


About Global Chamber®: Global Chamber® is a growing and collaborating community of CEOs, executives and leaders in 525 metro regions around the world... connecting member businesses to new opportunities and advancing growth and success. It's the only chamber of commerce in the world operating in hundreds of locations that helps exporting, importing and investing members to connect through warm introductions to clients, partners, projects and resources. Global Chamber® is a registered trademark of Global Chamber, LLC.