Thursday Sep 15, 2016

No Business Like Repeat Business

Start Date:2016-09-15
End Date:2016-09-15

Short Descirption:

Building a spa chain in Hong Kong, the vision and the challenges

Presented by Neil Orvay Founder and CEO, Sense of Touch (Asia Spa and Wellness Limited)

Long Description:

The Entrepreneurs’ Network (TEN)

No Business Like Repeat Business ... Building a spa chain in Hong Kong, the vision and the challenges

Presented by
Neil Orvay
Founder and CEO, Sense of Touch (Asia Spa and Wellness Limited)

Event Details


Thursday, 15 September 2016 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm


ORANGE PEEL MUSIC LOUNGE, 2/F Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38-44 DAguilar Street, LKF, Central, Hong Kong (Note: opposite Zinc Bar)


We are very pleased to announce that Neil Orvay will be our next guest speaker at TEN.

Neil will talk about how he got into the business from investment banking, the do*#39;s and don*#39;ts of running a chain of outlets, customer acquisition and retention, and building a profitable retail business in Hong Kong*#39;s fiercely competitive market.

Apart from running Sense of Touch, Neil is also Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce Angel Investment Programme, a Certified NLP Trainer and an expert in negotiation.

This will be a really worthwhile event and will provide valuable insights for both entrepreneurs and investors in Hong Kong.

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

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

Agenda (approx.):

6:30 to 7:00 Cocktails and networking
7:00 to 7:10 General TEN announcements
7:10 to 7:50 Presentation by our guest speaker
7:50 to 8:20 Q&A session
8:20 to 9:00 Networking


We encourage all members and guests to REGISTER HERE and to arrive not later than 7:00pm.

Please register early to ensure your place as this will be a very worthwhile event for all entrepreneurs and business owners. Advance registration helps us in our planning!

*** PLUS specially designed Happy Hour 2 for 1 signature drink for TEN members ***





2/F, Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38-44 D*#39;Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong

ORANGE PEEL Happy Hour drinks policy will be in effect from 6:30 to 9:00


About our speaker:

Neil Orvay
Founder and CEO, Sense of Touch (Asia Spa and Wellness Limited)

Neil started his career as an Investment Banker in 1990 and spent 13 years at the forefront of capital markets with NatWest Markets, PaineWebber and HVB Group in London, Sydney, Singapore and Hong Kong.

In October 2002, he co-founded Sense of Touch, a boutique day spa on Hollywood Road in Hong Kong. After 13 years of operation and multiple international and regional awards, Sense of Touch Group now has 10 locations in Hong Kong employing 100 staff and a customer base of over 30,000 expatriate and local professionals. In November 2015 Neil launched Sense of Touch Laboratories, a joint venture with Zeal Cosmetics, one of Japan*#39;s leading skin care product developers to deliver technically advanced skincare designed for the requirements of urban professionals.

Neil is a certified Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Time Line Therapy (TM) and Hypnosis. He has studied negotiation at the Harvard Negotiation Institute and Persuasion Psychology with world renowned expert Dr. Robert Cialdini of Arizona State University. Neil has developed training courses covering NLP, Communication Skills, Sales Psychology, Negotiation Theory, Influence and Persuasion, Building Trust, Psychometric Profiling, Personal Empowerment and Leadership, and has taught these courses to over 3,000 senior executives and middle management across Asia, Europe and North America.

Neil holds a BSc (hons) degree in Accountancy and Financial Analysis from the London School of Economics and Political Science and is the Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce Angel Investment Programme in Hong Kong. In November 2013 Neil was awarded the honorary title of Visiting Teaching Fellow by Edinburgh Napier University.

In his spare time Neil has a passion for ultra-marathons and has completed eight 100km or longer races since 2009. In June 2011 Neil completed the Gobi March, and in April 2014 he completed the Marathon des Sables in the Sahara desert, both 250km ultra marathons, and in the process raised over US$50,000 for community projects and cancer research.



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Best regards,
Executive committee members of TEN