On November 1st, 2019, Mr. Pin Ni, the President of the China General Chamber of Commerce USA – Chicago, the President of Wanxiang American Group was invited to attend the 2019 Chicago Consular Mission’s annual dinner at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. Mr. ZHAO Jian, the Consul General of the Chicago Chinese Consulate General, Mr. Jay Walsh, Vice President of Northwestern University, and the representative of the University of Chicago, Mr. Haito Qu, CRRC Sifang, Vice President of the CGCC Chicago, and other partners.
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On October 24, 2019, Oswego High School in Illinois celebrated its installation of solar panels, which was funded by the Solar Star Foundation. Solar Star club, CGCC Chicago, China Southern Airlines (Chicago Office), Yifeng HongKong Group, and Xinhua News attended the event.
From July 15th to 24th, CGCC Chicago and WBC visited five sister cities in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Qingdao, Beijing and Chengdu, China, and held a 7-day China tour.
On June 26, the 2019 Governor’s Export Awards Ceremony, organized by Governor J.B. Pulitzer and the Illinois State Government, was held in Chicago.
On June 19th, CGCC-Chicago held a welcoming reception for the National Men’s Volleyball Team of China, who have arrived in Chicago for the Four Nations League Tournament.
On June 10, the China General Chamber of Commerce-USA (CGCC) and CGCC Foundation released 2019 Business Survey Report in Washington D.C.
On May 21, 2019, the Fujian Provincial Medical Delegation led by the Deputy Director of the Fujian Provincial Department of Commerce
On May 10, 2019 the logistics supply chain lecture was held at the Chicago office of CGCC-Chiago
On April 23, CGCC-Chicago invited Dr. Phil Blue, the professor of applied neurology at Wright Graduate School, to share communication skills based on personality differences.
On March 4, 2019, Goldwind Technology Chicago, CGCC-Chicago member company, shared important insights on renewable energy and environmental protection to 24 high school students from Walter Payton College Preparatory High School.
On February 22, 2019, CGCC-Chicago New Year and New Policy Seminar was held in Detroit, MI. Over 30 guests from Chinese funded companies in Michigan participated.
On February 13, 2019, Chicago Chamber of Commerce member corporate volunteers went to the Greater Chicago Food Depository “Fresh Trucks” mobile service site under harsh weather of 18 degrees.
On November 30, 2018, the China General Chamber of Commerce – Chicago held a special seminar on US tariff response, fiscal return and tax incentives.
On November 29, 2018 CGCC-Chicago held its Executive Board Meeting with representatives from sixteen different member enterprises present.
On October 30, 2018, the staff from China General Chamber of Commerce-Chicago and some student and social enterprises employee volunteers participated at a two-hour volunteer service at the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
On May 23, 2018, a total of 29 CGCC members from all over the states joined Michigan China Week in the Roundtable meeting with Governor Snyder.
On March 27, 2018 China General Chamber of Commerce – USA (CGCC) and EY hosted “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TJCA) Update for Chinese Inbound Companies” at EY Chicago office.
On November 18, 2017, CGCC Chicago was invited to attend the 100th Anniversary Celebration of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics held by SUFE Chicago Alumni.
On November 14, 2017, the Chinese American Bar Association held a panel discussion on “Doing Business with China” in Chicago.
On July 15th, Ms. Andrea Zopp, Director and CEO of World Business Chicago, was commissioned by the Mayor of Chicago, Ms. Letterford, to visit Shanghai and host the “Shanghai-Chicago Investment” forum
On June 24, 2019, CGCC-Chicago held its Executive Committee meeting in the Chamber of Commerce office. NI Pin, Chairman of the CGCC-Chicago and President of Wanxiang America
On June 15, 2019, the US-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chicago held a large-scale Chicago Food Reserve Center for public welfare activities in Chicago.
On June 6-7, 2019, the second Michigan China Week event, sponsored by the Michigan State Government and hosted by the Michigan-China Innovation Center, was held in Detroit.
On May 19, 2019 the 4th Chicago University Graduate China Forum were successfully held at the International House of UC. CGCC-Chicago as a co-organizer hosted the “Cross-Border Investment” Panel
On May 2, 2019 CGCC-Chicago Logistics and Custom Workshop was held successfully at the Detroit Office of SAIC.
On March 9, 2019, the Chicago Chamber of Commerce was invited to attend the professional development competition held by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Chinese Students and Scholars Association and served as the judgmental guest.
On February 22, 2019, CGCC Chicago and the Chicago Bulls successfully hosted “Chinese New Year Game with the Chicago Bulls” at Bulls’ United Center.
On December 4, 2018, a delegation of Chinese enterprises which are members of CGCC-Chicago visited Aurora City, a western suburb of Chicago with representatives from the Chinese Consulate General in Chicago.
On November 29, 2018, the Cocktail Reception and Movie Screening of Better Angels was successfully held by CGCC-Chicago at the Chicago History Museum.
On November 9, 2018, the Government Relations, Public Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility (GR, PR & CSR) Workshop was held at the CGCC-Chicago conference meeting room.
On October 16, 2018, the US-China Business Council (ACSI) held the 7th China Business Conference and Annual Meeting at the Hilton Hotel in Indianapolis.
On May 2, 2018, Grant Thornton and CGCC hosted a “Tax Reform Session”. GT tax experts lead a captivating discussion about the changing business world between the U.S. and China through the new tax reform.
On February 1, 2018, CGCC Chicago, Grant Thornton, Nikkei Asian Review, and The Financial Times held an economics seminar “Focus on Asia” at the Grant Thornton Chicago office.
On December 7, 2017, CGCC Chicago held the “2017 Chrsitmas Reception” at 150 N. Riverside Plaza. More than 200 guests, including Mr. HONG Lei, Consul General of PRC in Chicago and Mr. ZOU Xiaoming, the Commercial Attache of Chinese Consulate General in Chicago attended the event.
On November 17, 2017, Mr. HONG Lei, Consul General of PRC in Chicago, Governor Bruce Rauner of Illinois, Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago and more than 300 guests and business representatives from China and the US attended the Memorial Service of Mr. Guanqiu Lu, the founder of Wanxiang Goup.
On November 12, 2017, more than 800 homeless people and Chicago Bulls stars and numerous volunteers from ZTE celebrated Thanksgiving Day, the traditional American holiday.
On October 26, 2017, CGCC Chicago in conjunction with Hylant, the associate member of CGCC Chicago co-hosted seminar “What You Really Need to Know About Insurance?” in Chicago
On September 22, 2017, CGCC Chicago held the Seminar – “China-US Policy and Development Environment in Manufacturing” in Chicago. Representatives of the Research Office of the China’s State Council and the CGCC Chicago Members discussed the China-US economic development environment and related policies around the topic “Support the Real Economy and Revitalize the Manufacturing Industry”.
On September 7, 2017, Wanfeng Paslin, CGCC Chicago member and the world’s leading robotics company, celebrated its 80th Anniversary in Detroit, Michigan.
On August 7, 2017, the Chinese Consulate General in Chicago and CGCC Chicago hosted the “Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner” to thank the volunteers for their diligent work.
On July 26, 2017, CGCC Chicago in partnership with EY, hosted a special tax seminar in Chicago. Ernst & Young professionals described the basic tax and financial issues faced by Chinese companies in US Operations and the possible opportunities and challenges posed by Trump tax reform on US investment.
On September 25, 2017, CGCC Chicago and Grant Thornton jointly organized the seminar – “Auto Industry And Its Tax Impact” in Detroit, Michigan.
CGCC Chicago members were invited to the 45th Anniversary of China- US “Ping-Pong Diplomacy” Event. The Chinese table tennis delegation was comprised of Chinese table tennis world champions Ning Ding, Hao Wang, Sen Yan and other visiting players.
On August 28, 2017, CGCC Chicago invited its members to join in the CGCC Chicago Open House Reception held at the new office of 150 N. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1810 in Chicago.
On August 23, 2017, Mr. CHE Jun, the Party Secretary of Zhejiang Province, accompanied by Mr. Weiding Lu, CEO of Wanxiang Group, visited the recently completed office of Wanxiang America Real Estate Group at 150 N. Riverside Plaza in Chicago.
On August 2, 2017, CGCC Chicago and its member – Mandarin Communications Group and Central South Carolina Market Development Department jointly organized the “U.S. Site – Selection Best Practices”.
On June 29, 2017, CGCC Chicago successfully hosted the Annual Gala “Opportunities and Challenges – A New Era in U.S.-China Economic Cooperation” in Chicago. Lieutenant Governor Keefisch of Wisconsin, Mayor Emanuel of Chicago, the Deputy Mayor Koch, former Governor Holden of Missouri, Commercial Minister ZHU Hong of the Chinese Embassy in the United States, Consul General HONG Lei of the Chinese Consulate General in Chicago, and Deputy Director General LI Yong of the Chinese Investment Promotion Agency of MOFCOM, were among the guests who attended the Annual Gala. More than 800 business people from over 15 states participated in the event.
On April 7, 2017 the Chicago Delegation met with Mr. Jason Richter, President of Smithfield Foods International Group, and Mr. Daniel Xue, President of Unidoor in Kansas.
On April 6, 2017, Consul General HONG Lei, Commercial Attache ZOU Xiaoming, Consul KONG Ru, Guannan Qiao, Senior Manager, Bank of China, Brad Li, Exe. VP, ZTE., Shufen Zhao, Director of China General Chamber of Commerce Chicago attended the Kansas Manufacturing Summit.
On March 3, 2017 at Grant Thornton Chicago downtown office, CGCC Chicago Chapter in partnership with Grant Thornton and BGR Group, hosted 2017 First Quarter Seminar on Washington Insiders – Legal and Policy Series.
On April 6, 2017 Consul General HONG Lei addressed the audience at the Summit on the Chinese investments in the Midwest which has enhanced the local economic growth and job creations.
On March 16, 2017, CRRC, a proud member of CGCC Chicago breaks ground on the City’s Southeast Side to manufacture rail cars for Chicago CTA subway system.
On Wednesday, August 3, 2016, China General Chamber of Commerce – U.S.A. (CGCC) Chicago Chapter, in partnership with World Business Chicago, hosted the Annual Gala of 2016 in the city of Chicago.