AmCham Shanghai would like to invite you to August's Member Briefing featuring the Future Leaders of the Year Awards on Wednesday, August 7th from 17:30-19:30.

Young professionals under the age of 39 have made significant strides in the Shanghai community as corporate executives, entrepreneurs and community leaders. Join AmCham Shanghai for the Future Leaders of the Year Awards program featuring a distinguished guest speaker and a cocktail reception that will celebrate these future leaders' contributions and demonstrate why more companies are recognizing the value of investing in young talent.

A select panel of judges will announce winners in three award categories:

  • Future Leader of the Year Award
  • Entrepreneurship Award
  • Social Impact Award

The Future Leaders of the Year Awards are an opportunity for companies to recognize the achievements of young professional leaders in Shanghai. Nominations will be accepted from both members and non-members of AmCham Shanghai under the age of 39, and all finalists will be invited to attend the awards ceremony.



Leadership: Demonstrates proven leadership ability through influential positions in profession and community

Experience: Has over three years of professional experience in China and demonstrates clear progression and growth in career

Adaptability: Ability to excel in a cross-cultural environment, manage a diverse team and demonstrate innovate approaches to resolving cultural misunderstandings

Vision: Conveys a clear vision of long-term professional goals



Ownership: Is an owner, partner or share holder of at least 25 percent of a business based in Shanghai and demonstrates positive social and/or economic impact in the region

Innovation: Demonstrates commitment and passion for transforming traditional practices through an innovative product, service, approach or idea

Perseverance: Demonstrates capacity to be an independent thinker, to overcome business obstacles and to take risks in the face of uncertainty

Scalability: Innovates business model for sustainable growth, and has demonstrated capability for long-term success



Commitment: Demonstrates commitment to giving back to the community and strong determination

Impact: Shows capacity to run successful CSR programs or social enterprises that have gained significant social influence

Sustainability: Create a model of sustainable development, with a view to support community over a long term course


  • Free entry to AmCham Shanghai's Master Classes (two) and Industry Conferences (two), valued at 10,000RMB.
  • Five hours of coaching from an AmCham Shanghai Mentor in their field
  • Recognition on AmCham Shanghai's Website and WeChat account of 14,000+ followers
  • Feature in AmCham Shanghai's Insight Magazine
  • Plaque and photo opportunity at the awards ceremony
  • An interview by our digital content team, showcasing your achievement via video, which you can share with clients

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If you have any inquiries regarding the event and application, please contact Chen Bing, Program Manager at AmCham Shanghai (86 21)6279 7119-5657



Four Seasons Hotel
500 Wei Hai Road (Cnr. Shi Men Yi Road)
Shanghai, China

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