Thursday September 6, 2018
8:30am: Registration and Networking
Meet at our conference room for morning workshop session. Grab a coffee (or Chinese tea) and connect with other attendees
9:00am: Welcome discussion
Meet the other attendees
9:15am - Sourcing and QC Within Yiwu
Andy Church shares strategies and insights of what it takes to source products from this massive market – successfully
10:30am - Case Study from an Amazon Seller
Mike Michelini shares his experiences buying from Yiwu, packaging/bundling, and logistics from Yiwu to Amazon FBA in USA
11:15am - Preparing For The Yiwu Guided Tours, Dos and Dont's
Before we start this journey to the markets, Ino Topalovic will give us the preparations we need to make sure we bargain and “haggle” the right way
12 PM - Lunch
Lunch together, with the other travelers and business executives
1:30 PM - Check In Tour Groups
Let’s group into different sourcing groups with local expert market guides for the afternoon.
2:45 PM - Question and Answer
Get interactive. Let’s hear what questions you have and get into the nitty gritty.
4:30 PM - Break Out Sessions
Match up with sourcing account reps for different product categories. Time to sit together with one another in small groups and reflect on what you learned for the day.
5:00 PM - 7 PM - Free Time
Take out some of your new contacts and go shopping, or grab dinner in groups.
7:00 PM - GFA Salon
Our featured panel speakers will come up to center stage and share with the audience. This will be a recorded seminar and you’ll be part of a studio audience. Ask questions, and learn interactively.
8:30 PM - Networking & Open Mic
Last chance to trade name cards and get to know each other. A full action packed day to learn about each other’s businesses and time to take action and talk about deals.
9 PM - Depart
Time to head back to the hotel.
Friday September 7, 2018
10am - 12pm: Tour the Market more
More touring of Yiwu market in smaller groups
12pm - 2pm: Lunch Together
We are heading to a factory after lunch, so maybe no nap time!
2pm to 5pm: China Factory Visit (Packaging)
Learn how to package your product so that you know how to get to the next level once you make your orders at the market
5pm - 6pm - Recap and Closing Remarks
Let’s discuss what we learned these past couple days and make sure we all have an action plan.
Meet Quality People
Don’t waste time in Asia talking to talkers! Instead, meet high level and qualified business owners at our closed event!
Quality, Private Content
Hear from speakers who have been in your shoes. Sharing insights and battle stories that are not common to be found anywhere online!
Get matched up with like minded business owners. We have break out sessions to cover the many different industries and business models you are in. Learn from peers!