Direct Global / Direct Co-ops Attends First Commonwealth Global Advisory Meeting, the High Commissioner’s Banquet, MOU Establishing a Commonwealth – China Business Dialogue

Direct Global / Direct Co-ops attends its first Commonwealth Global Advisory Council meeting



Direct Global / Direct Co-ops was welcomed as one of the eight new Strategic Partners at the October Advisory Council, the first held in the City of London at the Painters Hall, which also included: Bassadone Automotive Group, Bestway Group, Cavendish Group, FBCCI, Hussain Mills, Sime Darby Properties, Spafax, TPP, Unimed Global.


CWEIC Partners with the City of London Corporation and the Royal Commonwealth Society to host the High Commissioner’s Banquet 2019



CWEIC was delighted to partner with the City of London Corporation and the Royal Commonwealth Society to organise the annual High Commissioners’ Banquet. It was an honour to welcome HRH The Duchess of Cornwall as a guest of honour at the event.


Taking place in the iconic Guildhall in the heart of the City of London, the High Commissioners banquet brought together the Commonwealth Diplomatic Community in London along with senior government official and international business figures, celebrating the convening power of the Commonwealth. CWEIC were delighted to welcome a number of Strategic Partners at the event which followed CWEIC’s Advisory Council Meeting.


CWEIC Signs MOU to Establish a Commonwealth – China Business Dialogue

CWEIC’s Chairman Lord Marland gave the keynote address during the WCEC’s Belt and Road Initiative Forum.


CWEIC was delighted to be an official partner at the 15th World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention (WCEC) in London.


The WCEC, now in its 27th year, serves as the major global platform connecting Chinese and international businesses and investors to drive economic, trade and business cooperation. The event was the largest gathering of international business leaders from both mainland China the Chinese diaspora, ever to come to London. Over 3,500 delegates from around the world attended across the three-days. We were delighted that over 25 of CWEIC’s Strategic Partners from 10 Commonwealth countries participated during the WCEC.


HRH the Duke of York opened the event, mentioning that there was a great deal of overlap between the countries of the Commonwealth and the Belt and Road Initiative. During the opening ceremony, CWEIC were delighted to sign an MOU with the UK-China Business Leaders Confederation. The UK China Business Leaders Confederation brings together British and Chinese private business leaders with a deep commitment to the immense potential of cross border business initiatives.



The MOU signing launched a Commonwealth – China Business Dialogue which aim to harness the clear and growing interest from Commonwealth business communities for greater engagement with China, and for Chinese businesses to enhance their commercial relationships in Commonwealth markets.

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