Phil Gibbs, the Chairman of Gibbs Investment will join Manchester’s Smart Cities Delegation to Wuhan towards the end of March. The delegation consists of many leading Manchester businesses as well as the Leader of the Manchester City Council Sir Richard Lees and the Manchester China Forum. This trade mission will be lead by Philomena Chen of UK Trade and Investment and it will coincide with the official opening of the British Consulate in Wuhan.

This is Mr. Gibbs second visit to China in 2015 after the setting up of a Hong Kong office 2014 and having a member of staff based in China. Mr Gibbs says ‘China is moving at such an incredible pace, things develop very rapidly even in a short space of time. In this visit, I will also be doing presentations to potential Chinese real estate investors across three Chinese cities. It is an exciting time for our company, we have already secured three instructions from Chinese clients’ at the beginning of the year and I am looking to accelerate the growth in this market . ’

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