Happy Chinese New Year! During the past year, the China General Chamber of Commerce – Chicago continued to focus on its mission of promoting and developing the economic and trade exchanges, culture and other forms of exchanges between China's provinces and cities and the Midwestern U.S. Last year, CGCC-Chicago successfully hosted the “2018 Annual Gala” and “The Reception of celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the establishment of China-US Diplomatic Relations”, organized 8 business seminars, 1 social responsibility program, and 3 large-scale economic and trade activities with states in the Midwest. Our Chinese investors' database continued to grow to 2,000 valid pieces and the number of media expanded to 14. Now CGCC-Chicago is having 10 affiliated chambers to associate with the larger number of China enterprises in the Midwest. “China Member Satisfaction and Needs Survey” completed in last December provided a valuable reference to help design and deliver programs of supporting China investment in the Midwest.
As we step into 2019, the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the United States, I would like to take this opportunity to share with you a few key initiatives we are having this year:
“CGCC-Chicago 2019 Midwest Annual Gala”, This is the most well-known signature program of CGCC-Chicago - “the largest and the most comprehensive China-US business affair in the Midwest. With the theme of “Synergy”, the 4th CGCC-Chicago Annual Gala in 2019 will celebrate the achievements of this forty-year relation between China and the United States. We expect 1,000 guests from businesses in all industries and governments from both countries. The Annual Gala is going to be held on September (tentative). Chicago will continue to be the main venue of this event and we also hope to have a sub-venue in another city of the Midwest. Direct sponsorship contact for the Annual Gala firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss customized services to best fit your business requirement at the gala.
“The Year of Social Responsibility”“The Year of Social Responsibility” is another signature program of CGCC-Chicago. CGCC-Chicago commits to be part of the local community and fulfill our commitment to corporate social responsibility. Please follow us on Website/Mail/WeChat/Twitter to access our monthly events, welcome to join us.
CGCC-Chicago is proud to be the exclusive partner in the Midwestern to promote “2019 China International Import Expo (CIIE)”, please go to CIIE page to know more. The Expo target exhibitors include US companies and organizations that intend to export products and services to the China market. CGCC-Chicago will work closely with state EDC to host varies roadshows online and in your cities, the arrangement will be announced shortly.
If you have any business plan that CGCC-Chicago could associate with, please feel free to reach out Ms. Jie Li, the Executive Director of CGCC-Chicago. Thank you, and hope you have another fruitful year!