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ProZ.com powwow: Challenges, Opportunities and Networking

April 11, 2009, 1:00 pm
ChinaBeijingIn personChinese
Theme: Challenges, Solutions and Networking
主題:挑戰、機遇及社交活動

Activities:
內容:

This Powwow is a casual meet-up of fellow professionals, colleagues and friends. We are going to network, talk about new challenges and exchange personal experience, etc. during the two-hour meeting. You are welcome to bring friends to attend the Powwow.

這是一次翻譯專業人士、同仁和朋友們的非正式聚會。聚會時間計畫為兩小時左右,活動內容包括社交、討論新挑戰及交流個人經驗等。歡迎您帶好友一起來參加聚會。

Time and Venue:
計畫時間和地點:

Time:
時間:

13:00:00 - 15:00:00 April 11, 2009
二零零九年四月十一日下午一點至三點

Venue:
地點:


Hutong Ren Culture Hotel
胡同人文化旅馆

Address: Hutong Ren Culture Hotel, No. 12 Bei Xia Wa Zi Hutong, Gulou East St., Dongcheng District, Beijing
地点:东城区鼓楼东大街北下洼子胡同12号

Tel.:
电话:6400 2468

How to get there: http://www.ccthome.com/map.html (The location that is on the top.)
导航:http://www.ccthome.com/map.html (位于最上方的那个地点。)

If you encounter any difficulties in finding the place, please call:
如果您未能顺利找到地点,请打以下电话:

Hotel Phone 旅店电话: 6400 2468
My Phone 我的电话: 138 2198 0181



Service Charges: 50 Yuan/Person for tea and snacks
服务费:每人五十元,包括茶及简单茶点
Event Organizer:

Jianjun Zhang


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ProZ.com Users attending this Powwow

: organizer : photos : report : host

Interested members (32) / Confirmed: 14 / Tentative: 1
Name NoteWill Attend
Jianjun Zhang  \"Organizer\" \"Reporter\" \"Photographer\" Hope this will be a great event for both new and old translators. :)  y
dd dd   Looking forward!  y
Du lei  \"Reporter\" \"Photographer\" \"Host\" DTP Group, Where there is a will there is a way.  y
Dalei Zhang   ...  
Li Xiaojie   wish to join  y
XFairy Hu   Sounds interesting  
Xsusan7983  \"Reporter\" call me.........15801683206  
Sun Song  \"Photographer\" It is high time that we made a second reunion!  
vera123  \"Reporter\" \"Photographer\" Thanks for such wonderful organization idea  y
J.H. Wang   highly expected!  
Cloudboy Liu in Mandarin (Lau in Cantonese)   I'm exceedlingly expecting such an event! I'll surely go there only if time permits.  
Xjasminezhang   I'd love to if i'm lucky to get the chance  
Cristina Tabbia   Difficult to plan 4 months ahead, but if I'm in Beijing I'll definitely attend.  n
ailieen_cn58   si j'ai le temps, j'y vais...:)  n
Yurek   Sorry,   m
Lan Zhou   Interested in meeting other translators and interpreters  y
David Lee   wish you guys and girls have a wonderful gathering!  n
Liangjun Gu   Quite interested in it.  
Alex Du   Alex Du  n
Yanchao wang   gavin wang  y
iamwx4444  \"Reporter\" \"Photographer\" \"Host\" expecting  
jyj982001   attractive~~  
Christine Wan   looking forward to it...  y
Krzysztof Achinger   Am I the only laowai here??!! Really looking forward  y
mtj73athome   It's my second one in Beijing, I'm looking forward to it :-)  
Mate Kiss   Will be there  y
JIAXIN ZHENG   good event, may be we can develop partnership  n
Xsofie08   hello, everyone, expect to meet you  y
LIZ LI   haha,just in time  y
huoyun   Sure I will go  y
Bea Geenen   Will be there!  y
jinliang liu   很感兴趣,可惜有别的安排了。问候各位没有见过面的朋友好。  n




Postings about this event


Powwow: Beijing - China

Jianjun Zhang  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:26
English to Chinese
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New Challenges, New Solutions Oct 25, 2008

As the theme indicates, this Powwow will focus on everyday questions any freelancer may encounter.

It's about networking, effective marketing, building up a client base and even financial management.

All attendees wishing to have their ProZ ID verified please bring your photo ID (e.g. ID card, passport, etc.) and your ProZ number (the number at the end of your profile URL address).

More detailed information will come in the next few months.

Jianjun


 

vera123  Identity Verified
China
Local time: 07:26
Chinese to English
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Venue Suggestion Mar 11, 2009

名称:又一栈港式茶餐厅(金融街店)
地址: 西城区金融街金城坊街7号1-2楼
电话: 010-66220611 66220612
消费金额:人均40-50


 

Jianjun Zhang  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:26
English to Chinese
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About Time 关于聚会时间 Mar 11, 2009

The Powwow time is scheduled at 13:00 - 15:00, but it's only a suggested time. Since this is an informal meet-up, everyone may choose their own convenient arrival time during the meet-up time (i.e. I will be there waiting for you as early as 13:00). Previous Powwows showed that some attendees may arrive early but it took about an hour for all attendees to arrive. Of course you may also stay longer if you like.

聚会时间定在下午一点至三点,但这只是一个建议时间。
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The Powwow time is scheduled at 13:00 - 15:00, but it's only a suggested time. Since this is an informal meet-up, everyone may choose their own convenient arrival time during the meet-up time (i.e. I will be there waiting for you as early as 13:00). Previous Powwows showed that some attendees may arrive early but it took about an hour for all attendees to arrive. Of course you may also stay longer if you like.

聚会时间定在下午一点至三点,但这只是一个建议时间。因为是非正式聚会,大家根据自己的情况选择在此期间到达即可(即最早下午一点我会到达聚会地点等候大家)。根据以往聚会经验,有些会员可能提前到达,全部与会者到齐需要延迟一个小时左右。有些同仁愿意多聚一聚,当然也没问题。
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Jianjun Zhang  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:26
English to Chinese
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Venue Info/聚会地点信息 Mar 15, 2009

Hutong Ren Culture Hotel
胡同人文化旅馆

Address: Hutong Ren Culture Hotel, Fang Zhuan Chang Hutong, Di An Men Wai Avenue, Dongcheng District, Beijing
地点:北京市东城区地安门外大街方砖厂胡同胡同人文化旅馆6号院

How to get there: http://www.ccthome.com/map.html
导航:http://www.ccthome.com/map.html



Service Charges: 50 Yuan/Person for tea a
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Hutong Ren Culture Hotel
胡同人文化旅馆

Address: Hutong Ren Culture Hotel, Fang Zhuan Chang Hutong, Di An Men Wai Avenue, Dongcheng District, Beijing
地点:北京市东城区地安门外大街方砖厂胡同胡同人文化旅馆6号院

How to get there: http://www.ccthome.com/map.html
导航:http://www.ccthome.com/map.html



Service Charges: 50 Yuan/Person for tea and snacks
服务费:每人五十元,包括茶及简单茶点

Since April is a hot month for hotels, they require us to give them detailed number of attendees in advance to make sure enough seats are reserved. Please come to the Powwow page (http://www.proz.com/powwow/2353) to express whether you will come or not (Yes/No). Thank you!

由于四月是旅馆旺季,胡同人希望我们提前确定参加人数保留足够位子。请大家到聚会页面(http://www.proz.com/powwow/2353)设定参与状态:Yes/No.

Please leave a message on the Powwow page if you have any questions. I'm looking forward to seeing you all there!
如有任何疑问,请在聚会页面留言。期待大家的到来!
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Lan Zhou  Identity Verified
China
Local time: 07:26
English to Chinese
thank you for your arrangement. See you there. ^-^ Mar 16, 2009



 

J.H. Wang  Identity Verified
China
Local time: 07:26
English to Chinese
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个人看法 Mar 28, 2009

每人50大洋,可以好好吃一顿了。建议找个饭店聚一下吧,大家边吃边聊,不然,聚完后,还得找个地方吃饭,大家以为如何?

 

Jianjun Zhang  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:26
English to Chinese
+ ...
Tea House Reserved/茶楼已预订 Apr 5, 2009

With the help of one of my friends in Beijing, the tea house is reserved! I'll be there at 1 PM, doing some pre-powwow preparations and waiting for you all! If you have not confirmed attendance, please do so in the final week as it'll help me a lot.icon_wink.gif

Benefits of attending this Powwow:

1. Connecting with fellow translators/new friends and exchange information
2. Discovering how translat
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With the help of one of my friends in Beijing, the tea house is reserved! I'll be there at 1 PM, doing some pre-powwow preparations and waiting for you all! If you have not confirmed attendance, please do so in the final week as it'll help me a lot.icon_wink.gif

Benefits of attending this Powwow:

1. Connecting with fellow translators/new friends and exchange information
2. Discovering how translators promote services and expand business
3. How to do financials for your own small business
4. Have your ProZ ID verified for free (Don't forget to bring your ID card/passport/other photo ID with you!!!)
5. Earn Browniz points if any (According to ProZ rule, attending a Powwow earns you Browniz points which you can use to get membership fee discounts, etc.)
6. .... There are a few more other benefits, but let me stop here ....

Finally, looking forward to seeing you all there!

在北京一位朋友的帮助下,茶楼成功预订!我会在聚会当天下午一点到场做一些准备工作,并等待大家的到来!如果您还未确认是否参加,请在最后一周决定吧,会对我帮助很大呀。;-)

参加此次聚会的好处:

1. 与翻译同仁/新朋友建立联系、交换信息
2. 探索翻译人如何推广服务、扩展业务
3. 如何做好个人小型业务的财务工作
4. 免费认证您的 ProZ ID(但千万记住要带上身份证/护照或其他带照片的身份证明!!!)
5. 挣得相应的 Browniz 分数(根据 ProZ 规则,参加 Powwow 可挣得 Browniz 分数,您可用此分数获得会员费折扣等。)
6. ... 好处还有很多,就不一一赘述啦 ...

最后,期待着与大家不见不散!
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Jianjun Zhang  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:26
English to Chinese
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Small Venue Change/聚会地址的小小变化 Apr 9, 2009

The manager at the Hutongren Culture Hotel just suggested to me that since the weather is getting hotter each day, it is in our interest to use one of their other tea houses. Current location is not very well ventilated, while the new venue provides cooler and fresher air and is located just 15-minute walk away north from current location. There are no changes for decor, expenses and services. I apologize for the last-minute venue change, but it's their kind advice.... See more
The manager at the Hutongren Culture Hotel just suggested to me that since the weather is getting hotter each day, it is in our interest to use one of their other tea houses. Current location is not very well ventilated, while the new venue provides cooler and fresher air and is located just 15-minute walk away north from current location. There are no changes for decor, expenses and services. I apologize for the last-minute venue change, but it's their kind advice.icon_wink.gif

“胡同人”的经理刚才向我建议,由于天气渐热,原来的地点通风较差,因此希望我们能改用他们的另一间茶楼,新地点的空气较凉爽,空气也较好,距离现地点向北步行仅15分钟路程。环境、费用、服务均无变化。在聚会前更改地点实在不好意思,但这是他们的善意建议。;-)

New Venue:
新地点:

Hutong Ren Culture Hotel
胡同人文化旅馆

Address: Hutong Ren Culture Hotel, No. 12 Bei Xia Wa Zi Hutong, Gulou East St., Dongcheng District, Beijing
地点:东城区鼓楼东大街北下洼子胡同12号

Tel.:
电话:6400 2468

How to get there: http://www.ccthome.com/map.html (The location that is on the top.)
导航:http://www.ccthome.com/map.html (位于最上方的那个地点。)

If you encounter any difficulties in finding the place, please call:
如果您未能顺利找到地点,请打以下电话:

Hotel Phone 旅店电话: 6400 2468
My Phone 我的电话: 138 2198 0181
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Jianjun Zhang  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:26
English to Chinese
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Photos and report uploaded. :) Apr 12, 2009

Hi All,

I have uploaded photos and the report to this page and they are subject to final review by the ProZ staff. You'll soon be able to see both and leave your comments here.icon_wink.gif


 

Jianjun Zhang  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:26
English to Chinese
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Photos and Report Approved and Live Now! Apr 12, 2009

ProZ staff just notified me that the report and the photos are live now.icon_wink.gif

To view them and leave your comments, please visit the following link:

http://www.proz.com/powwow_report/2353

Cheers!
Jianjun


 

Bea Geenen  Identity Verified
Hong Kong
Member (2008)
Chinese to Dutch
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Knowledgeable people, interesting topics and a great setting - an allround success! Apr 13, 2009

Many thanks, Jianjun, for organising this powwow - what a pleasant way to learn so much!

 

Christine Wan  Identity Verified
China
Local time: 07:26
English to Chinese
+ ...
Great gathering Apr 13, 2009

A great gathering! Really enjoyed the afternoon!

 

sofie08
Belgium
Local time: 00:26
English to Chinese
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great event! Apr 15, 2009

It was a great event, such a pleasure to talk to all of you, I enjoyed very much. Jianjun, thank you so much for organizing this. The only thing is that I forgot to pay my tea before I left, really sorry for that! Could you tell me where I can pay? Otherwise next time I am not invited!

 

Jianjun Zhang  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:26
English to Chinese
+ ...
No worries ;) Apr 15, 2009

@sofie08 The girl at the hotel was responsible for collecting the fees. But apparently she's not doing her job.icon_smile.gif

 

Lan Zhou  Identity Verified
China
Local time: 07:26
English to Chinese
A meaningful party to me! Apr 16, 2009

Hi Jianjun and every friends,

I am so glad to meet and talk with you guys face to face. Many thanks to jianjun for organising this successful event. Here is my email address: Lana9_Zhou8@hotmail.com. I hope we could keep in touch. ^-^ Exchange opinions, experience, or help each other to solve any problems..."Freelancer is not alone!"


 

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