Hosting is very important in Chinese culture and there are various protocols & societal norms involved surrounding it. Getting hosting right can greatly improve relationships & outcomes, but getting it wrong can negatively effect their willingness to work with you.
This video quickly & clearly explains what to consider when planning to host Chinese, how to communicate with them about the agenda, numbers & seniority of people, expectations around costs, gifts, transport, food, timeframes and if they are expecting specific outcomes - that they may want you to agree to in writing during their visit - which may not get mentioned until they arrive.
Applicable to: Business / Government
Duration: 5 minutes 8 seconds
Key Points Covered: 15
Equivalent : 1.5 hours classroom training