ABOUT US

The Near West Group seeks to create more harmony between the people of China and the people of the West through Entertainment, Education, and the Arts.  We aspire to build a foundation of goodwill and trust through personal relationships forged by meaningful collaboration.  We believe that the dynamic between China and the West will have a profound impact on the future of our world, and seek to promote mutual cooperation and understanding.


The Near West Group is an umbrella organization.  We develop and support projects that are visionary, groundbreaking, and capable of creating positive relationships.  We welcome collaboration with individuals and organizations who share our passion and vision, who would like to be involved in one of our projects, or for whom we can provide a helpful service, connection, or resource.   For some of you, this message will resonate deeply, as it has with our core team members.  If you are one of these people, we encourage you to join us in turning the Far East into the Near West. 

Near West is also a Global Partner of the International Schools Theatre Association (ISTA). We help bring ISTA resources to the local Chinese education sytem.

LEARN MORE ABOUT US

Watch the interview on
Guangdong Television’s Face Time program:

 

Near West co-founder Mike Ludwick, known as 乐小虎 or ‘Happy Tiger’ in China, talks about the journey that led to the creation of Near West.  

CONNECT

... the best from the East and the West.

 

  • Top talent, brands, and partners
     

  • Network in China, the USA, Korea, the UK, and Australia
     

  • Connect top talent with sponsors and resources
     

  • Opportunities in China and the West  

CONSULT

... to understand Western and Chinese cultural norms and business practices.

 

  • Communication is key: language and culture
     

  • Strategic analysis: which opportunities to pursue
     

  • Logistics: when, how, for how much, and with whom

COLLABORATE

... with purpose and effectiveness.

 

  • Meaningful interaction that promotes understanding.
     

  • Mixed teams
     

  • Near West is in the middle to manage expectations and facilitate action

CREATE

... original content and programs

 

  • Booking Agency for International Talent: cross exposure for Chinese and Western Artists
     

  • Custom Music Production for Artists, VIP Clients, Film and TV
     

  • Educational programs and services
     

  • Workshops in drama and creativity

WE AIM TO

MEET OUR TEAM

Mike Ludwick

President

Joseph Tsang

Executive
Director

Michael
Mak

Music Department
Manager

Kimberly
Xie-Smith

Drama Department
Manager

Hong Kong:

Suite 216 Office Tower

Langham Place

8 Argyle Street

Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong

 

Mainland China:

Garden Tower, Suite 2004

The Garden Hotel 

368 Huanshi Dong Lu

Guangzhou, China 

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