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Corporate Seminars:
Enhancing Global Competence with Dr. Lee

Wine & Etiquette Corporate Seminars

Elevate your team's global engagement and cultural fluency with our bespoke corporate seminars, led by the esteemed Dr. Clinton Lee. With an illustrious career that spans across continents, Dr. Lee brings a treasure trove of business acumen, cultural wisdom, and etiquette expertise to professionals navigating the complexities of the international marketplace. These seminars are designed specifically for those in sales, management, export, import, marketing roles, and key decision-makers who are at the forefront of your company's global interactions.

Choose Between a Variety of Topics: 

Master the Art of Manners – Why its crucial in Business

Discover the power of manners and etiquette to carry yourself with confidence in any scenario. Mastering how you communicate, listen, and present yourself can significantly impact your relationships. Learn etiquette for deeper connections in business and personal life, enhancing trust and emotional attractiveness with every interaction.

 

The 6 pillars of cultural business communication 

Discover "from greeting to parting and beyond" in the realm of food and dining, extending the farm-to-table concept into every interaction. Embrace the 6 pillars: greetings, hosting, dining, entertaining, and communication, crucial for successful business dealings. Learn, apply, and excel in these cultural aspects to enhance or secure important deals.

 

The fundamentals of wine and whisky etiquette and its importance 

Wine, spirits, and dining significantly influence business transactions, both before and after negotiations. Favorable impressions during these interactions can make or break deals. This seminar navigates the nuances of drinking and dining etiquette, offering essential skills for personal and business success, guiding you through potential pitfalls.

 

The Seven Dimensions of Culture 

This seminar delves into the crucial seven dimensions of culture, including Universalism vs. Particularism, Individualism vs. Communitarianism, and Neutral vs. Emotional, among others. Discover all dimensions and their real-life applications, enhancing your understanding and navigation of diverse cultural scenarios.

 

Dilemma Thinking

Dilemma Thinking, developed for complex multicultural environments, transcends cultural boundaries through the Dilemma Reconciliation Process. This framework, embracing a "through... through" mindset, enhances business effectiveness by identifying and reconciling differences using six elements. This seminar explores this model, offering tools to navigate and diffuse dilemmas for optimal outcomes.

  • What are Dr. Lee's previous speaking engagement?
    “Master the Art of Manners” - Singapore, 2024 “How to Wine and Dine in a corporate environment” ADHQ - Vancouver Canada, 2023 Caviar and Etiquette - High End Jewelry - Van Cleffe Arpel Vancouver Canada 2022 Caviar and Clients Black and Blue Restaurant, Vancouver, Canada 2022 Caviar - Parc Vancouver Casino Resort - Victor Restaurant Vancouver, Canada 2022 “The culture and style of Old World Wine” - Brock House, Canada, 2019 Wine and Banks - Private Corporate 2019 Wine and the IT Industry - Private Corporation -2018 Wine and Doctors - Financial Corporate Company MD Financial 2018 “Introducing Wine” - Simon Fraser University, Canada 2017/18 Wine Etiquette - Hong Kong International Wine Festival 2017 Hong Kong “The Art of wine blending” - Bordeaux , France 2017 Wine Blending and the Asian Palate - Argentina 2017 “The Importance of Wine Culture” - 9th International Viticulture Organization (OIV) China, 2016 “British Columbian Wines” - International Wine Festival - Hong Kong, 2015 Wine Essentials Langara College 2016 Canada Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2014 - Etiquette for a Beauty Queen - Vancouver, Canada “Why service and culture matters and how to “ - General Managers Association 5 Star Hotel Association Shenzhen - China, 2014 Wine, Etiquette and Business - Financial Corporate Company MD Financial 2011
  • Where is Dr. Lee located?
    His home base is Vancouver, Canada, however he is prepared to travel when necessary. Please note that Dr. Lee’s speaking fee does not include any travel nor accommodation expenses which are additional.
  • When is Dr. Lee available?
    Please reach out to us with your intended dates. Please note it is advisable to book with a lead time of at least 3 months to secure a place and discussion requirements on the audience.
  • Information for bureaus and planners:
    We view event planning as a collaborative effort, and we are here to be your dedicated partners every step of the way. We believe in the power of teamwork, both onstage and off. Dr. Lee's performance on the platform is crucial, but equally important is our commitment to seamless collaboration behind the scenes
  • Logistics
    Together, we will work closely to determine the optimal equipment setup for Dr. Lee and your audience. Typically, Dr. Lee utilizes the following: A wireless lapel microphone for groups larger than 50. A 4 by 6 skirted table at the back of the room for book sales & signing, if applicable. While not mandatory, a raised platform with a lectern set to the right of center is preferred.
  • Video Recordings
    Many clients choose to capture Dr. Lee's presentations for internal or non-commercial purposes. If you plan to record Dr. Lee's session, please notify us in advance so we can ensure a seamless process. We kindly request a master copy of the recording be provided to us after the event, fostering a true sense of partnership between our team and yours
  • Travel and Lodging
    Dr. Lee’s speaking fees do not include travel. Please contact Carmen Lee at marketing@apwasi.com to discuss travel arrangements. Please book a non-smoking room if hotel accommodation is required. It is preferred that travel arrangements to and from the airport are arranged by you.
Frequently Asked Questions

Half/Full day Seminars Basic Schedules:

* Customized programs are also available, tailored to your specific needs and objectives. Experience the Perfect Blend of Insight, Interaction, and Innovation. Book Your Seminar Today!

Half Day

Experience a dynamic blend of insightful presentations and engaging interactions!

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Attendee Range: 5 to 20

 

Session breakdown:

Session 1:

  • 9:00 - 9:15: Introduction

  • 9:15 - 10:00: Lecture Presentation

  • 10:00 - 10:30: Interactive Activity 1

  • 10:30 - 10:45: Refreshment Break

 

Session 2:

  • 10:45 - 12:00: Interactive Activities 2 & 3

  • 12:00 - 13:00: Q&A, Review, and Call to Action

Full Day

Immerse yourself in a comprehensive learning experience from morning till evening!

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Attendee Range: 5 to 20

 

Session breakdown:

Session 1:

  • 9:00 - 9:15: Introduction

  • 9:15 - 10:00: Lecture Presentation

  • 10:00 - 10:30: Interactive Activity 1

  • 10:30 - 10:45: Break

 

Session 2:

  • 10:45 - 12:15: Interactive Activities 2 & 3

  • 12:15 - 13:00: Lunch Break

Session 3:

  • 13:00 - 14:30: Interactive Activities 4 & 5

  • 14:30 - 15:00: Presentation

  • 15:00 - 16:00: Q&A and Conclusion

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