Lunch Presentation “Xi Jinping and the China Dream”

Mr. Hoffmann will discuss if Xi Jinping’s quest for a rejuvenated China via the ‘China Dream will prove to be a pathway to renewed legitimacy for the Party and a new more sustainable development model for the Chinese economy. He will also discuss what milestones foreign companies should track over the next 6-24 months to anticipate the likely threats and opportunities for businesses and investments in China.


W. John Hoffmann is a Co-Founder and Principal of the Exceptional Resources Group (XRG) (, a China-based strategy and transactional consulting firm, and a Co-Founder and Founding Core Associate of the China Dialogues Network (CDN), a network of leading China analysts, consultants, scholars and businesspeople that provides information and bespoke advice on China.

He is the third generation of his family to live and work in Asia, with over 30 years China-specific experience. Mr. Hoffmann’s areas of China expertise are breakthrough / leap-frog visioning, strategy development and venture negotiation, Party and government relations and relationship building, project finance, mergers & acquisitions and dispute resolution – restructuring / workouts. Mr. Hoffmann has been advising governments, financial institutions and large multinational clients on their China projects since 1986.

Together with XRG-CDN Core Associate, Professor Michael J. Enright, Mr. Hoffmann is also the Co-Editor of China Into The Future: Making Sense of the World’s Most Dynamic Economy (Wiley 2008).

Information about the event

When:Monday, 27 May 2013 from 12 noon to 2 pm
Where:Club Lusitano, 27/F., 16 Ice House Street, Central.

HKD 380 - Members / HKD480 - Non members
(Lunch included)

Interested in participating:

Please confirm your attendance by email to or fax to +852 3003 6506 no later than 23 May 2013.

Reservations are required and payment must be made in advance!
Unless otherwise notified, cancellations must be in writing three working days PRIOR to the event.
No shows will be charged.


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