ICYMI: 5 Things from IPWS in July

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Welcome to ICYMI: Our Monthly Newsletter in Brief now published on the website! You can sign up for all the IPWS news & updates if you scroll right down the end of this page, but you can also see the latest news here each month. Our featured photo above is from this year’s IPWS Leadership Summit, featuring WAFW Founder Jerrie Ueberle.

1. Upcoming Events

You’ll be able to join IPWS for the Annual General Assembly in August! We’ll reflect on the past 12 months, while confirming the new board for the coming year. The Expat Show in Shanghai is now in its 10th year, all the details for that three day event will be up on the website soon. One of the largest networking events of the year for the IPWS community is the Welcome Back Networking Event in September.

2. Membership News

Exciting changes to our annual membership structure! We are delighted to inform you that we have changed our membership structure into a rolling membership, meaning if you sign up in June, your membership will run for 12 consecutive months until May the following year. For any questions, please email Ellen, our Board Director in charge of membership at membership@ipwsconnect.com

3. Special News

The Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma is a six-month accredited post-graduate qualification for new and existing non-executive directors. The next 2016 course commences 12 September in Hong Kong. IPWS Members and Leadership Summit attendees will receive 20% off the cost of the diploma. Contact Hannah Carmichael at the FT for further information or to register today: hannah.carmichael@ft.com and find more about the diploma here.

4. Our Partners

You might be interested to read about Community Center Shanghai’s recent job openings and LimitlessLaowai’s Podcaster Pete gave the IPWS Leadership Summit a full podcast episode, talking with two of our speakers – Brigit Beattie and Michelle Garnaut, and IPWS President Tiziana Figliolia.

Here are our full list of partners! If you’re interested in connecting with IPWS, get in touch!




5. Our Sponsors

One of our regular annual sponsors That’s Mandarin has celebrated 10 Years and has an offer for IPWS Members! A good way to learn Chinese while living in Shanghai.

Thank you to our annual sponsors for their ongoing support!


If you’d like to hear more from IPWS, feel free to send us an email info@ipwsconnect.com, we’re looking forward to connecting with you!

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