Aktuell: Automotive Roundtable 2016, event plan can be found here
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

2016 Veranstaltungsplan ist jetzt online! 

Im Jahr 2016 werden wir verschiedene Veranstaltungen organisieren, wie z.B. “Sino-European Events“, inkl. Ausflüge, Environment Roundtable, und viele weitere . Alle Termine und Reiseziele für die Ausflüge in 2016 finden sie here.

Die Themen und Daten des Environment Roundtable finden sie here.


April Automotive Roundtable

 Automotive Industry in China: Is the Golden Age Over?  –

Is the golden age for the automotive industry in China over? A few years ago, the auto sales grew rapidly from the first & second tier cities to the third and even the fourth tier cities. However with recent changes and obstacles incl. the overall slowdown of the economy, governmental regulations to cut car sales, rising inventory of unsold cars and production reduction. the question whether the golden age is over has been asked for many times. Will this situation be the new normal or will there be a new golden age? The April Automotive Roundtable will gather experts to analyze and discuss these questions.


– in cooperation with Autoköpfe –

– Strategic Partner: EU Chamber –


When: Monday, April 18, 2016, 6 pm

6:00 – 7:00 pm: Registration and Networking Dinner


7:00 pm: Presentation: China’s Truck Industry Under the New Normal?
By Mr. Mats Harborn, Executive Director, Scania China Strategic Office & Vice President, European Union Chamber of Commerce in China
Mr. Mats Harborn is Executive Director of Scania China Strategic Center with focus on long-term business development, He also serves as Vice Chairman of Scania Sales (China) Co Ltd. Mr. Harborn has been a very active participant in the Chinese public debate on the improvement of the transport and logistics industry. He has lived and worked in China for over 20 years with fluent Chinese.

7:20 pm: Presentation: Automotive Industry in China: Is the Golden Age Over?
By Mr. Jochen Siebert, Managing Director, JSC (Shanghai) Automotive Consulting Co., Ltd.
Jochen Siebert is founder and managing director of JSC Automotive, a consulting firm helping OEMs and suppliers in formulating their strategies for China. Jochen has lived in China since 2009 and has more than 20 years of automotive experience gained with suppliers and consulting firms. He holds a master degree in industrial engineering from the Technical University Darmstadt and believes that forecasting in the automotive industry must be tightly connected to the analysis of macroeconomics.


 7:40 pm: Panel discussion: Automotive Industry in China: Is the Golden Age Over?
Moderator: Mr. Jörg Wuttke, Vice President & Chief Representative China, BASF; President, European Union Chamber of Commerce in China
Since joining BASF China in 1997, Mr. Wuttke has been responsible for helping guide the company’s investment strategies for China, negotiation of large projects and government relations. (BASF Greater China’s sales in 2014 were €5.5 billion). From 2001 – 2004 Mr. Wuttke was the Chairman of the German Chamber of Commerce in China. From 2007 to 2010, and again since April 2014 he is the President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.


 Panel additionally includes:

Dr. Dominik Declercq, Chief Representative China, European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA)   
Dr. Declercq has worked in China (Xi’an, Shanghai, Beijing) since 1984, and is fluent in Chinese. He heads the ACEA Beijing Representative Office since its establishment in 2004. ACEA represents the common interests and policy positions of the 15 major European car-, bus- and truck makers, and engages in dialogue with Chinese government and stakeholders to contribute to the formulation of effective automotive regulation and standardisation. Dominik Declercq is also Vice-Chair of the EUCCC Automotive Working Group. 

8:10 pm: Q&A


Where: Crowne Plaza Beijing Lido, Matrix Restaurant

               No.6 Jiangtai Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing




Fee:      200 RMB/Person for annual sponsors,

               incl. five-star hotel buffet, free flow soft drinks, one beer

              300 RMB/Person for non-sponsors,

               incl. five-star hotel buffet, free flow soft drinks, one beer

             (Please note only cash or pre-payment via bank transfer is accepted) 

Hotel Room Information: The participants of Automotive Roundtable can enjoy the special rate of the hotel room: Superior Room: 900 RMB/night (incl. 1 breakfast). 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@g-i-events.com or lucia@g-i-events.com by April 17, 2016.
In case you register but cannot attend, please cancel your reservation before April 17. Otherwise you will be invoiced for the event.

1-Day Tour to Ancient Ming Fort, April 23

April Day Trip

Join us on our tour to Ancient Ming Fort in Changyucheng village which is located in the west of Changping district. It’s surrounded by the valley, the unique location proved to be the crucial military defense position in Ming dynasty.
In addition we will visit the traditional opera. Next to the performance we have the unique opportunity to interact with the artists and wear the costumes.

When: Saturday, April 23, 2016: 7:30 am; 
Bus departure 8:00 am
Meeting Point: East Lake Villa (
东直门外大街35  Dongzhimenwaidajie No. 35

10:30 am: Arrival at Changyucheng village

11:00 am: Opera performance and interaction
enjoy the opera performance and interact with the artists by wearing the costume
and play the role for photos

12:30-17:00 pm: Hiking on ancient Ming trek
hike along the back mountain of the village by following the ancient Ming trek to see
the reservoir, boundary tablet and highland, for fast walkers can even make to the
highest top of Ancient Great Walls which is over 1400 meters in height. The hiking will
need around 3.5-4 hrs for round trip to the top.

17:30 pm: Back to the city

RMB 250/Person in case of advanced booking and payment by April 19, 2016!
If you like to join with children below 1.20 m please contact us!
Pre-payment is possible via bank transfer or in cash at our office. Please let us know about your preference when registering!
RMB 300/Person in case of registration before April 19 and on-site payment.


Price includes:

  • Land Transportation
  • All Entrance Tickets
  • Opera Performance and Interaction Ticket
  • Private English Speaking Guide

1. In case of less than 30 participants and/or bad weather condition, we keep the right to cancel the trip. The respective notice will be sent via text message to your mobile phone.
2. Insurance Policy: Please purchase your own travel insurance; it’s not included in the participation fee. If you don’t have any insurance, please understand that this trip is on your own risk. The organizer will not be responsible for any safety issues, damages or losses, etc. occurring during the trip.
3. Lunch is not included. Please bring your own lunch and water.
4. Cancellation policy: If you wish to cancel the trip, please cancel before April 19, 6:00 pm. Any cancellation after April 19 will be charged with the full price of RMB 300.
Seats are limited! If you like to attend, RSVP via kathrin@g-i-events.com or lucia@g-i-events.com or register on our website by April 19, 2016. In case you register but cannot attend, please cancel your reservation before April 19. Otherwise you will be invoiced for the event.


Invitation to participate in 2nd CAR-Symposium, April 25th – 26th, 2016, Beijing

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University Duisburg-Essen and Beijing German-Inspired Events Services Co., Ltd. (the organizer of Automotive Roundtable in Beijing) will co-organize the 2nd CAR-Symposium on April 25th – 26th, 2016 in Crowne Plaza Beijing Lido Hotel during the Beijing Auto Show. We are glad to take this chance to invite you to join in this one of the most important annual auto congress events.

About the Event

The International CAR Symposium originated in Germany, which has been well-organized for 16 years and firmly established itself as the primary event of the automotive industry with over 1000 high level participants from OEMs, suppliers, related service providers, government officials, media and so on.

To see the video of the 2016 Car Symposium in Germany please click here. 

After the successful start in Shanghai in April 2015, the 2nd CAR-Symposium will take place in Beijing, nearby the Auto Show on 26th April, 2016. Therefore it is a great opportunity for visitors as well as exhibitors to combine both events.

Event Program
April 25th, Welcome Dinner
April 26th, Whole-Day Conference & Exhibition

Topics incl.
KEYNOTE: Chinese Market Tomorrow

  •  Intelligent Cars
  • Path-Breaking Interior
  • Qulity and Process Management
  • Smart Sales Systems

Confirmed speakers include:  

  • Alain Visser, Vice President of Global Marketing & Sales, Geely
  • Ola Kaellenius, Board Member Sales & Marketing, Daimler
  • Han Hendriks, Vice President Advanced Product Development & Sales, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
  • Ian Robertson, Board Member Sales & Marketing, BMW
  • Jörg Grotendorst, Head of E-Mobility Division, ZF
  • Niu Jinming, Director of Beijing New Energy Vehicle Promotion Center.

More high level speakers are to be confirmed and details will be followed soon.

How to Participate

Sponsorships, Company Partner Program, and Delegate Packages are available for booking now.

Company Partner Program: Price: RMB 36,050 (incl. tax)
Package incl.:
•  Stand floor of 8 m²
•  15 minutes presentation in the conference or the opportunity to join in the panel discussion
•   5 free tickets of the conference: incl. 25th welcome dinner, 26th whole day conference, conference materials,coffee breaks & lunch
•  Company exposure on all official programs & website
•  Electrical power for booth
•  Internet in the conference room
•  Cleaning and waste disposal
•  Meet & greet support


Delegate Package: Price: RMB 3,700/Person (incl. tax)
Package incl.:

  • 25th welcome dinner
  • 26th whole day conference
  • Conference materials
  • Coffee breaks & lunch
  • Access to the exhibition

Limited Company Partner packages are left, if you are interested in; please contact us as early as possible to secure your seats.



Contact Us

If you are interested to join in as a sponsor, company partner or participant or you just want to be always informed about the current status, please contact:
Ms. Lucia Liu
Tel: 010-6410 8459 & 152 0167 9841
Email: lucia@g-i-events.com


April Stammtisch der deutschsprachigen Community in Beijing, 27. April

Wir freuen uns auf Frau Lucy Huo, Senior Consultant, UNITY Business Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. und ihre Präsentation “Smart Services”.

Wann: Mittwoch, 27. April 2016, ab 19 Uhr

Wo:  TAPS – German Bar & Grill First Floor of Luga’s Villa

7 Sanlitun North Road (Northwest of 3.3 Mall), Sanlitun, Chaoyang District,

Beijing 三里屯北路7号 (三点三西北角)

Mit:   90l lokalem Freibier. Solange der Vorrat reicht!

Gebühr: Eintritt Frei bei Anmeldung bis zum 25. April 2016

50 RMB/Person Abendkasse

         Eintritt frei für Jahres-Sponsoren!

 Um am Stammtisch teilzunehmen, melden Sie sich bitte via kathrin(at)deutschinbeijing.com oder lucia(at)g-i-events.com bis zum 25. April 2016 an. Falls Sie trotz Anmeldung doch nicht teilnehmen können, sagen Sie bitte Ihre Teilnahme bis 25. April ab.