2017 BritCham SW Annual General Meeting – Nominations Now Open

Nominations for the 2017/18 Executive Committee of the British Chamber of Commerce, Southwest China (BCCSWC) are now open.

The election of these candidates will take place at our 2017 Annual General Meeting, which will be held on Friday 23rd June 2017, 15:00-17:30 hrs at the Grand Hyatt Chengdu, Lv12 Palais. (Please see below for registration details).

Annual General Meeting (AGM)
The AGM takes place annually in order to review the past year’s performance, elect the incoming Executive Committee and to consider any other business raised prior to the meeting.
Available Positions
There are 10x Executive Committee positions available for nomination, which are;

a.   4x Officers: Including one Chairman, two Vice Chairmen, and one Treasurer, who will be responsible for the day-to-day business of the Chamber and be entitled to vote on all issues before the Committee; and

b.   6x At-large Committee Members: Who will assist the Officers in carrying out the day-to-day business of the Chamber and also be entitled to vote on all issues before the Committee.

Applicant Requirements
Please note, only Voting Corporate Member Company Representatives* may run and are eligible to vote at the AGM.  

Please also note that if your company is over 2 months in arrears of membership renewal payment you will not be eligible for nomination or to vote. Please contact info@britchamswchina.org to check your membership status or complete your renewal process.

*A voting corporate company is any company, or other organisation which is incorporated or registered in any part of the United Kingdom or which satisfy the Committee of a substantial connection with the United Kingdom. The representative is the person nominated in your application form to join the Chamber as the representative for your company.



To help you understand more about what is involved in becoming a committee member, please also see attached;
a. BCCSWC Constitution
b. The 2017 BCCSWC Executive Committee Commitment Charter (ECCC)


How to Apply/Nominate

To apply or nominate a candidate for one of the above positions, please fully complete the ‘BCCSWC China Executive Committee Nomination Form 2017′.

Please note that all applications must be sent to Stephen.Agnew3@fco.gov.uk (CC ben.metcalf@britchamswhchina.org) by Friday 17th June 2017 or they will not be accepted.

Election Timeline

Friday 26th May – AGM announced / nominations open

Friday 17th May – Nominations close

Monday 19th June – Candidates announced    

Thursday 22nd June – Proxy / postal vote close

Friday 23rd June – Elections / new BCCSWC announced.

For more information please contact info@britchamswchina.org.
Register for the Annual General Meeting
To register your seat for the 2017 BCCSWC Annual General Meeting, please click HERE the following link or scan the below QR Code.