We are pleased to announce that the third Swiss Life Network Asia Pacific Conference will be held in Shanghai, China, on August 23-24, 2007.
With a focus on the employee benefits markets in the Asia Pacific region, the Conference offers clients, brokers, consultants and Network Partners a unique opportunity to obtain valuable up-to-date information on regional markets and benefit solutions.

Shanghai, one of the most exciting business centres in the world
Shanghai, situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is the largest city in the People's Republic of China and the eighth largest in the world. Widely regarded as the hub of China's modern economy, the city also serves as one of the most important cultural, commercial, financial, industrial and communications centres in China.

Co-hosted with Network Partner Ping An Life Insurance of China
Swiss Life is honoured to co-host this year’s Asia Pacific Conference with Ping An Life Insurance of China, our Network Partner since 2005:

Established in 1988, Ping An Insurance has over 200,000 sales agents in 68 branches, including Hong Kong, and representative offices in London and Singapore. Ping An has around 20 million policyholders. The company’s main business is life and non-life insurance, supported by securities, trust and investment, and overseas business. The company's operational strategy is to continue with its property and casualty insurance business while focusing on life insurance and supplementing this with securities, trust and investment, and overseas revenues. Experts acknowledge that the company is a trendsetter, hiring western management and consultants and rigorously applying their advice.

Ping An is the life insurance market leader in China's two most competitive local markets: Beijing and Shanghai, and China's overall No. 2 insurer. For over a decade, Ping An has provided life, disability, medical and pension insurance to institutional clients. Products include term life, ADD, medical insurance, pension and annuity products.

Award-winning Pudong Shangri-La Hotel, Shanghai
The conference will be held at the Pudong Shangri-La Hotel. The hotel is located in the Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone of Shanghai. It enjoys easy access to both Hongqiao and Pudong international airports and is also close to the subway connecting Pudong (East Shanghai) to Puxi (West Shanghai). Prominently sited along the famous Huangpu River, the Hotel has breathtaking views of Shanghai's legendary riverfront - the Bund and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower.

Pudong Shangri-La Hotel is considered one of the world’s best business hotels and has won several International Star Diamand Awards in the past. The award honours excellence in the global travel and luxury services sector.

Information-packed one-day seminar
The Asia Pacific Conference is structured as a one-day seminar, designed to cover a variety of key topics of importance to multinational clients and brokers alike. Swiss Life Network representatives from headquarters and the region, as well as Asia Pacific Network Partners, will discuss the major trends in the area’s employee benefits markets, and also introduce the latest products and services.
Please look out for further details about the Asia Pacific Conference 2007 that will be made available over the coming months.