Benefits of Partnering with the Centre
Enjoy Preferential Rates on the Centre’s Paid-for Services
- Access discounted prices on paid-for services
- Attend dedicated partner workshops with preferential rates
Add China Expertise to Your Services
- Have China experts to present at your events and conference through our “Speaker Contribution” service
- Get help from the Advice Centre for your China business enquiries
- Receive regular China business policy updates
Increase Your Visibility
- Access our marketing channels to actively promote your China related events
- Leverage the Centre’s strong brand by carrying out joint events and research
Services for Partners
The Centre can develop a full-range programme to support your trade development work and business delegations to China.
This service is provided for EU public institutions such as government agencies, chambers of commerce, industry associations and clusters, universities and Enterprise Europe Network Partners. Learn more here>
The Centre can organise matchmaking events in China for companies in your region and connect them with relevant Chinese counterparts for future cooperation. Learn more here>
Understanding China | Training Programme for Intermediaries
Understanding China is a training programme developed for intermediary organisations in Europe such as government agencies, industry associations, chamber of commerce, trade promotion agencies or clusters.
It consists of a series of seminars, condensed workshops and panel discussions that focus on the emerging trends in China’s changing economy and discuss impacts on businesses from your country. It is a unique opportunity for participants to refresh professional network and establish new business and government connections from both China and Europe.
Register on our website and you will receive an email notification when a new issue of the programme is set up.
Here are a number of common cooperation models that the Centre has developed to work with partners.
Business Training Workshops - developing a full-scope training programme tailored to your member companies’ experience with China. View the Training Catalogue Here
B2B Matchmaking - recruiting companies, matching profiles, introducing Chinese counterparts and offering follow-up services.
Exhibition Programme - setting up a dedicated pavilion for EU SMEs, recruiting companies and organising exclusive B2B meetings.
Speakers for Seminars and Conferences - developing presentations tailored to your audience’s businesses or theme of the event and offering on-site business consultations.
Delegation Programme Development and Support - organising a briefing for delegates at the Centre in Beijing and offering one-to-one consultations.
Co-branded Publications - Becoming a ‘Supporting Partner’ of the Centre’s publications and increasing your brand visibilities among European SMEs and intermediaries.
Joint Research - Leverage the Centre’s China expertise to develop joint research projects for your organisation and SMEs in your region.
Content Sharing and Media Cooperation
The EU SME Centre publishes business articles regularly, offering insights into China's evolving economy and advice for European businesses in the Chinese market. Click here to see our articles.
If you are interested in the Centre’s content and would like to use them on your platform, or share your content with the Centre’s network, please contact our Marketing & Communications Team.
And please provide us the link and details of your readership (number of contacts your publication goes out to) after publishing the Centre’s content.
Steps of Becoming a Partner
- Contact our team to discuss partnership
- Agree on areas of cooperation
- Sign Memorandum of Understanding
- Receive code for member benefits and exchange logos and web-links
Our Partners Said
“This [training] was exactly what we needed, helping very much to fill the gaps in our understating how Chinese food control administration is structured and in what sequence steps should be taken to arrive on the market”.
－ Ruve Schank, Head of Department, Ministry of Rural Affairs of the Republic of Estonia
“We advise the Centre strongly to our entrepreneurs already operating or starting in China because especially the tools, the guides and the FAQs are of high value to them. It is an excellent example of how such an organization should be: a constructive and result driven cooperation between different knowledge partners in favour of the EU-China business!”
－ Petra Van Bouwelen, Manager International Business, Voka Mechelen
“The EU SME Centre provides highly professional assistance...For any corporate manager facing a new environment such as China, I would always recommend to double-check some key decisions with the EU SME Centre.”
－ Sònia Sagristà, General Manager, CIMNE (Beijing) Technology Consulting Services Co. Ltd
"It’s been a pleasure for us to organise the training seminar! Great knowledge of foreign markets is always welcomed in Tarragona".
－ Daniel Martín Caballero, Direct General from the Chamber of Commerce of Tarragona