The main purpose of the trip was to share the Thomas O'Brien for Century Collection with customers in China. Thomas shared his story-from the creation of Aero Studios to his design projects with Ralph Lauren and Georgio Armani to the creation of his furniture collection with Century. Jay and Thomas were fortunate enough to have Robert Zhang, one of our sales representatives translate Thomas' presentation into Chinese, and they even had the chance for a Q&A session at the end of each presentation.
This was Thomas' first trip to China, therefore the obligatory tourist site seeing was a must! In addition to seeing the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City, the group visited the Panda Park in Chengdu, rode a high-speed train from Shanghai to Nanjing (over 200 miles per hour), and ate some delicious, authentic Chinese food.
|Jay, Dan, & Thomas at The Great Wall of China|
|Thomas and Dan at The Forbidden City|
|Jay and Thomas at C&U International Furniture Flagship Store|
|Jay and Thomas in front of the C&U Event Poster|
|Thomas, Dan, Robert Zhang, and Nikki of Antek on The Bund in Shanghai|
|Thomas and Dan sampling Chinese tea.|
|Thomas demonstrating floral arranging with customers at Weimei|
Furniture Trading Co. Ltd. in Chendu
|Group posing with floral arrangements.|
Thank you China for being such gracious hosts and treating our Century team like royalty!