2019 Annual gala

It is with great pleasure that we cordially invite you to the 4th Annual Gala of China General Chamber of Commerce –Chicago.

Since our first Gala in 2016, we have an average of 600 guests each year from Chinese funded enterprises based in the US, high potential investors from China, and government officials such as honorable presidents, governors, senators, congressmen, congresswomen, mayors and ambassadors. As the largest and most comprehensive China-US business affair in the Midwest, CGCC-Chicago Annual Gala aims to provide a platform for multiple parties to bring up important discussions on US-China economic development, business cooperation, and cultural exchange opportunities.

 

Business Forum

B2B Matchings

Informational Meetings

Awards Ceremonies

At previous galas, we received congratulation letters and messages from President Obama, the Chinese Ambassador to the US, Cui Tiankai, the US Ambassador to China, Terry Branstad and several US Secretaries of Commerce. Other notable guests include state governors of Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Kansas and more. CGCC-Chicago Annual Gala aims to provide a platform for multiple parties to bring up important discussions on US-China economic development, business cooperation, and cultural exchange opportunities.

2016

  • 400 Guests
  • 1 Chinese Invt. Delegation Group
  • 120 Companies Involved

2017

  • 800 Guests
  • 1 Chinese Invt. Delegation Group
  • 60 Partners

2018

  • 530 Guests
  • 3 Chinese Invt. Delegation Groups
  • 10 States Economic Dev. Agencies

With the theme of “Synergy”, the 4th CGCC-Chicago Annual Gala in 2019 will celebrate the achievements of the forty-year relations between China and the United States. We expect 1,000 guests from businesses in all industries and governments from both countries. The gala will focus on consolidating the China-US relationship and fulfilling CGCC’s mission to promote continued partnership and development of economic trade, culture and other forms of exchanges between Chinese provinces and the nine Midwestern states.

U.S. – China Investment Cooperation Forum

J.B. Pritzker
J.B. Pritzker, Governor of the State of Illinois
Steve Orlins, President of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations
LI Yong, Deputy Director General of the Investment Promotion Agency
ZHAO Jian, Consul General of Consulate General of the PRC in Chicago
NI Pin - Chairman of CGCC-Chicago
NI Pin, Chairman of CGCC-Chicago

Governors’ Forum of the Midwestern Investment Environment

Review and Outlook: 40th anniversary of China-USA diplomatic relations

U.S. – China Investment Cooperation Forum

Greenfield Investment in USA

From left to right: Bob Holden, Jeff Colyer, Rick Snyder, Pin Ni
From left to right: Steve Wrappe, Jon Christensen, Mike Eickhoff, Jimmy Kemp, Feng Xue

Dinner and Award Ceremony

Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility of the Year 2018-2019: Wanxiang America Corporation
The Best Employer of the Year 2018-2019: CRRC Sifang America Inc.
Dinner
Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility of the Year 2018-2019: Bank of China Chicago Branch
Wanxiang-Baucus Institute Fellows Program Signing Ceremony
Wanxiang “100, 000 Strong” Essay Contest Winners and Essay Contest Award Presenters: Max Baucus, Former USA Ambassador to China; Richard Daley, Former Mayor of the City of Chicago

Thank you Letter from CIPA

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

October 10th, 2019

Dear CGCC CHICAGO,

The Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China wants to thank you for co-hosting the 4th Annual CGCC Chicago Gala with the Ministry’s CIPA and World Business Chicago. With your dedication and effort, there were 500 guests attending the gala. Guests had delightful conversations about economic and trade cooperation, maximizing the purpose and goals of this event. In short, the 4th Annual CGCC Chicago Gala was a huge success. During the preparatory stage, Mr. Pin Ni, the Chairman of the CGCC Chicago with all the Chamber’s members were working hard on planning the event, coordinating the meeting, inviting relevant departments, organizations, and companies from all over the United States. We would like to express our regards and thanks toward the endeavors from Mr. Pin Ni, Ms. Jie Li, the executive director of the CGCC Chicago, and all the staff, members, partners. We look forward to collaborating with CGCC Chicago in the future to enhance the bilateral cooperation and investment between Chinese cities, the city of Chicago, and other Midwestern cities in the US.

Sincerely,

Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China

2019 Annual Gala Partners and Sponsors

Should you have any questions or interests in participating the Annual Gala, simply send us a message below. You are also welcome to contact us at 773-782-6289 or info@cgccchicago.org. We look forward to your support and participation!

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