Aktuell: Automotive Roundtable 2015
Wenn Sie Interesse haben beim Automotive Roundtable mitzuwirken, melden Sie sich bitte bei:

Frau Kathrin Brueggemeier, Managing Director, Beijing German-Inspired Events Services Co., Ltd. kathrin(at)g-i-events.com Mobile: 137 1834 2045


Artikel der Beijing Rundschau zum Automotive Roundtable: http://german.beijingreview.com.cn/german2010/Focus/2014-02/13/content_596127.htm


Veranstaltungen im Januar 2015/Deutschsprachige Events & Sino-European Events in Beijing


 February Automotive Roundtable in Beijing, Feb. 10

- Successful Retail Network Strategies for China 2025 -


With China becoming the world’s largest automotive market, automotive dealers are playing an ever increasingly important role to build the successful bridge between auto manufacturers and end consumers.

Due to current issues between auto manufacturers and dealers, the question on how to balance collaboration and how to maximize profits on both sides has strongly affected the development of the Chinese automotive industry.

Experts at the February Automotive Roundtable will discuss opportunities and risks, as well as best practices and future formats for retail network development.


When: Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 5:30 pm

5:30 – 6:30 pm: Registration and Networking Dinner

6:30 pm: Presentation: Winning Retail Network Strategy in China- Opportunities and risks ahead!
By Dr. Andreas Gissler, Managing Director, Accenture Strategy Automotive ASG, Accenture, GmbH
Dr. Andreas Gissler, born 1969, studied Mechanical Engineering in Germany with Internships in Australia and the US. He conducted his phd at the Center for Production Technique and Management at the University of Kaiserslautern in Germany. Since January 2014 Andreas became Managing Director at Accenture. He is responsible for Automotive and Industrial Equipment at Accenture Strategy (AS) in Austria, Switzerland and Germany – ASG. Before that Dr. Gissler used to be responsible in different management positions at a leading international strategy consultancy. In more than 15 years of top management consulting – he conducted several international projects for Automotive OEM. In that context he used to work for different OEMs in China. His functional focus is in strategy development, organizational design as well as efficiency improvement in Marketing & Sales, Aftersales as well as IT. He used to design several network development – / retail strategies for different OEM in different regions – e.g. China. He is author of several studies as well as publications

6:50 pm: Presentation: tbc

7:10 pm: Panel discussion: Strategies for China automotive dealer network and sales control
Moderator: Jim James, Interim CEO of Lotus China and CEO of Morgan Cars China
Jim is engaged with the building the businesses of 2 Great British car brands in China; Lotus in the sports car category and Morgan in the classic car category. He came to China in 2008 to open of the offices of EASTWEST Public Relations, an agency which he founded in Singapore in 1995. He divides his time between the 3 companies. Jim is British, is father of 2 daughters and holds a post graduate degree in marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. His LinkedIn profile is at linkedin.com/in/jamesjim 

Panel additionally includes:
Christoph Wandt, Managing Director Screen Group China
Christoph Wandt has set-up the Screen operation in China in 2012. Screen Group headquartered in Germany is specialized in dealership training, coaching & consulting and active in many markets.
Christoph has spend his business life in marketing & consulting for the car and service industry. He has worked 12 years China and 5 years in Eastern Europe & Middle East for customers like VW Group, Toyota/Lexus, Infiniti. He holds a degree in economics from East Asian Institute in Germany and Tongji University in Shanghai. 


7:40 pm: Q&A

Where: Crowne Plaza Beijing Lido, Matrix Restaurant
                 No.6 Jiangtai Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing

Fee: 180 RMB/Person for annual sponsors, incl. five-star hotel buffet, free flow of soft drinks, one beer      
         280 RMB/Person for non-sponsors, incl. five-star hotel buffet, free flow soft drinks, one beer   
(Please note only cash or bank transfer in advance is acceptable) 

Hotel Room Information: The participants of Automotive Roundtable can enjoy the special rate of the hotel room: Superior Room: 800 RMB/night (incl. 1 breakfast). Special room rate is available on February 9-11, 2015. If you need to book the room, please email to:rsvn@cplido.com and indicate rate code of “Automotive Roundtable”. 

Language: English

Seats are limited! If you like to attend, RSVP via email
kathrin(at)g-i-events.com or lucia(at)g-i-events.com by February 9, 2015. 
In case you register but cannot attend, please cancel your reservation before February 9. Otherwise you will be invoiced for the event.