Thursday Mar 17, 2016

Starting and building a company - from basics to riches

Start Date:2016-03-17
End Date:2016-03-17

Short Descirption:


John Mak
Founder & CEO, MI Asia Limited

Thursday, 17 March 2016 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm (at LEVELS)

Long Description:

The Entrepreneurs’ Network (TEN)

Starting and building a company - from basics to riches
Valuable lessons that every entrepreneur can profit from

Presented by John Mak
Founder & CEO, MI Asia Limited

Event Details


Thursday, 17 March 2016 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm (at LEVELS)


LEVELS, 2/F., On Hing Building (off Wyndham St), Central, HK


We are very pleased to announce that John Mak, Founder & CEO, MI Asia, will be presenting at TEN on Thursday 17 March.

John will talk about his challenges and frustrations, successes and mistakes in starting and expanding a successful company in the media services sector in Asia.

After John’s presentation, the session will continue in an interactive Q & A format where members and guests are encouraged to discuss relevant issues with our guest speaker.

Agenda (approx.):
6:30 to 7:10 cocktails and networking
7:10 General TEN announcements
7:15 Presentation by our guest speaker
7:50 to 8:15 Q&A session
8:15 to 9:00 Networking


This event is FREE for TEN MEMBERS and HK$100 for non-members and guests.

We encourage all members and guests to register in advance and to arrive not later than 7:00pm.

Please register early HERE to ensure your place as this will be a very worthwhile event for all entrepreneurs and business owners. Advance registration is recommended as it helps in our planning.  All online registrants will receive an email confirmation from TEN.



2/F., On Hing Building
No. 1, On Hing Terrace
Central District, HK [Enter from Wyndham Street]
Tel: 2850-6826




Please register HERE (NOTE: Advance registration for this event is desirable)


About our speaker:

John W. C. Mak
Founder & CEO, MI Asia Limited

John Mak is the CEO of MI Asia, the holding company of Magazines International Subscription Services, MI Membership Services and MI Kids Early Learning Products.

He brings 30 years of management experience in various industries including information technology and database marketing.

John was the IBM sales director in the Banking Industry for over 15 years.  In 2000, he was the president of Delano Asia Pacific company to lead the CRM business in Asia.

In 2004, he had an opportunity to acquire a company in the magazines subscription business and to realize his entrepreneur spirit.  He applied his experience in information technology, sales management and CRM skills into the company, led the company from solely magazines subscription business into a multi-products target marketing company.  He also expanded the business regionally into Thailand and Taiwan. 

John earned his degree in Computer Science and Business Administration from the University of Waterloo, Canada.


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Best regards,
Executive committee members of TEN