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Stefan Geiger – Bavaria and China move closer together

Stefan Geiger
Stefan Geiger is Managing Director of the China Forum Bayern and organizer of the Bavarian-Chinese Spring Festival on Saturday in Munich.

The conference room at the China Forum Bayern is packed with gifts from Chinese delegations. Vases and plates stand next to books on classical painting, and all kinds of patterned ties can be found in between. Managing Director Stefan Geiger jokingly calls the items “beautiful dust catchers.” He is also adept at gift-giving himself, bringing together German and Chinese companies. Knowing how much people in China love games, Geiger and his team have designed a Europe quartet, modeled on the card game from childhood. He also counts the occasional gingerbread heart with Bavarian or Chinese sayings among his creative gift repertoire. Giving gifts is part of the dialogue. And that’s what the studied sinologist is all about.

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