How close-knit is the expat community in this area? How do I get involved with it?
The number of expats in Shanghai has grown substantially, which means the expat community is not as close-knit as it once was. There are, however, various organizations and activity groups, such as the Shanghai Expatriate Association. Other expat organizations are organized by nationality. Local magazines have contact details for most of these groups.
Beside expat groups, what is the best way to make social connections outside of work?
Local chambers of commerce have regular meetings and events.
Where can I meet other singles in this city?
Many singles meet at bars and clubs. Some also meet at sports associations or other organizations such as the "Busy But Single Club".
Are there any unique networking opportunities for accompanying partners?
Clubs for expat women or spouses are the main forums for accompanying partners looking to network.
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