LUNAR NEW YEAR GALA & EVENT
The Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce held this major event to welcome the coming of the Lunar New Year at Kingsgate Marriott at University of Cincinnati. It was a wonderful opportunity to observe one of the most important holidays in the Asian culture. We celebrated along with our chamber members and representatives from all over the Greater Cincinnati business community.
Keynote Address by Mr. Reuben M. Shaffer
Chief Diversity Officer @ Kroger Co.
World-class performances by:
Soprano Ms. Ruixin Deng, Owner of Joy Flower Music Center
Bing Yang Chinese Performing Arts Center Dance Team
Bing Yang Chinese Performing Arts Center Drums Team
Traditional Chinese Instruments performances by:
Renowned musicians Ms. Ming Ke, Mr. Zhenggang Xie and his wife Ms. Mei Hu
Special guest appearance by:
Mr. Yijia Fang, Cello Principal at UC’s
College-Conservatory of Music Philharmonic Orchestra
Gold Prize – Singapore Music Competition 2012
1st Place – Great Wall Int’l Music Academy 2013
1st Place – Hong Kong Int’l String Competition 2014
1st Place – American Protege Int’l Competition 2015
As 2016 begins, the DHL Express network will experience a major expansion at its hub located at the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). This expansion will be completed in late 2016. The expansion includes adding more gates to accommodate additional aircraft, more warehouse space and new equipment to provide extra capacity for sorting shipments and loading planes. DHL service center at the O’Hare International Airport in Chicago will also be expanded into a gateway, opening in October, improving connectivity to Europe and Asia.
In the Asia Pacific region, Singapore will open a DHL hub in the first quarter of 2016 with a fully automated package sorting system. In Japan, a fourth Tokyo gateway facility will open in the first quarter of 2016. The facility will offer Customs clearance and bonded warehousing services. In addition, it will house a service center that provides pickup and delivery services for customers.
In Europe, the DHL Leipzig Hub in Germany will see the implementation of a larger, more efficient sorting system in October. Sweden’s Gothenburg Gateway is being expanded and modernized in the first half of 2016. The facility will feature a new sorting system, which will increase processing capacity. In late 2016, the DHL Stockholm Gateway will receive a new sorting system and processing equipment, enabling speedier transit times.
The Middle East will gain a new air and road gateway, plus a service center at the Jeddah Gateway in Saudi Arabia in 2016.In Sub-Saharan Africa this year, the Kigali Gateway in Rwanda will open a new facility. In addition, gateways in Kenya, Zimbabwe, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola will be refurbished and expanded.