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The British Chamber of Commerce Guangdong Executive Committee AGM C A Call for Nominations


The British Chamber of Commerce Guangdong (BritCham) is one of the most active business Chambers of Commerce here in Guangdong, organising over 50 events per year on behalf of its almost 200 corporate and individual members.  


BritCham's wider purpose is to facilitate increasing trade and investment ties between UK and Guangdong-based businesses. We do this via our extensive range of events and other services, including business networking, round tables, information sharing, social events and other events and initiatives. We also organize a number of successful flagship large-scale events, including our annual Women in Business, IP Forum and British Days. In short, we exist to help our members join the dots in a complex business environment C to promote, share and connect C with an ultimate goal of business success.


Operating at the very heart of the Greater Bay Area (GBA), there has never been a more exciting time for BritCham to continue to build and grow.


As declared by the Executive Committee of BritCham, and in accordance with the BritCham Bye-laws, nominations for the next Executive Committee elections will be open from 18th December and close at 16:00pm on 31st December 2019.


If you are interested in joining the BritCham Executive Committee, and are a fully paid-up member of BritCham, please clicNomination Form to get the nomination form

 and return it back to us by the deadline above by email (admin@britchamgd.com). 


Please note that the deadline for submission of your nomination is: 16:00pm, 31st December 2019.  Regretfully, late submissions will not be accepted.


BritCham Executive Committee Structure


There are a total of 10 positions available on the Executive Committee as follows:


  Chairman (x 1)

  Vice Chairman (x 1)

  Treasurer (x 1)

  Committee Members (x 7)

Please see below for further details of the various roles (Executive Committee Roles and Responsibilities). 


How the Nomination Process Works




The BritCham AGM and election takes place every year pursuant to BritCham Bye-Laws.

  Nominations will be open to BritCham Members for a period of 8 working days. Representatives of BritCham Members may apply for one or more of the positions available. 

  After the close of nominations, the candidates standing for each position will be announced by BritCham. Any contested position will be then be determined by way of a vote. In the event that no position is contested, there will be no actual vote.

  The election result will be declared the Tuesday immediately following the close of voting (if any).




  Only votes cast by BCC members (one vote per member) in Guangdong will be counted.

  The voting period will last 6 working days, closing at 16:00 on the 10th January 2019.

  All voting will take place simultaneously during one election.


2020 AGM Schedule


Election Announced &   Nominations Open

Wed 18th Dec

Nominations Close (by 16:00pm)

Tue 31st Dec

Candidates Announced

Fri 3rd Jan

Voting Commences (if there are   contested positions)

Fri 3rd Jan

Voting Closes

Fri 10th Jan

Results Declared

Tue 14th Jan



1. Chairman

a) Supervise the Chamber and support the staff.

b) Represent the Chamber at meetings and events when required to do so.

c) Chair the monthly Committee meetings.

d) Assign roles and responsibilities to Committee members

e) Manage Committee Members in their roles


2. Vice Chairman

a) Report directly to the Chairman

b) Support the Chairman in carrying out his/her duties

c) Assume the responsibilities and duties of the Chairman in his/her absence


 3. Treasurer

a) Exercise supervision over the financial affairs of the Chamber

b) Prepare and present the annual financial reports and budgets of the Chamber, coordinate the efforts of the auditors appointed by the Committee

c)  Coordinate the establishment and implementation of procedures and standards for the orderly conduct of the financial affairs of the Chamber

d)  Supervise the Executive Manager in the maintenance of the financial records of the Chamber


 4. Committee Members

a) Report directly to the Committee Chairman

b) Support the Chairman and Vice Chairman in carrying out their duties

c)  Assume assigned roles within the Committee


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Tel: +86(20) 8331 5013 ext. 602

Email: admin@britchamgd.com

Guangzhou Office

Room 2201B, 22/F, Guangzhou International Finance Centre,

No. 5 Zhujiang Xi Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou 



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