The Delray Beach Office of Economic Development (OED), in partnership with Enterprise Florida and the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, will host a community workshop that explores the importance of understanding cultural differences and the vital role it plays in today’s business world. The China-Asia Cultural and Business Etiquette Workshop will be held on Wednesday, November 5, from 2pm-4pm at the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, 140 NE 1st Street. Guest speaker John Diep, Asia/Pacific Director of International Trade Development for Enterprise Florida, will discuss best practices when dealing with companies located in the Far East including cross-culture communication, building and strengthening relationships, and the dynamics of conducting business with buyers, investors or leaders from China and Asia. The workshop is free and open to the public. Cultural differences affect a variety of aspects in business communication. Learn the proper approach to etiquette prior to interacting with global companies that will help ensure long term and successful business relationships. For more information and/or to RSVP, contact Joan K. Goodrich, OED Director, at (561) 243-7009 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.