Lunar New Year Gala 2016

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:

Ruixin Deng Soprano

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

Ming Ke

Zhenggang Xie - 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


 

Sponsored by:DHL

Young Professional Networking Night

Network with professionals from the European American Chamber, Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Hispanic Chamber!

When:

Thursday, March 26th from 6:00 – 8:00PM

Where:

Lindner College Hall 690
Carl H. Lindner College of Business
University of Cincinnati
2925 Campus Green Dr.
Cincinnati, OH 45221

Registration:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040d48a9ab29a20-young

NOTE:

Appetizers and drinks (non-alcoholic) will served and prizes will be given. Business Casual Attire Required.

The Franchise & Own Your Own Business Expo

The Franchise & Own Your Own Business Show is pleased to announce that Mark Mallory has signed on to become the spokesperson and face of this event. As former Mayor of Cincinnati, Mr. Mallory recognizes the significance of the Franchise community and the important role small business plays in the local economy.
This event provides an opportunity for business seekers and those looking to grow an existing business, to gain valuable knowledge, insight and guidance. The event offers a first-class educational seminar series featuring Professional Business Coaches, Franchise Industry Experts and Entrepreneurial Mentors. Visiting attendees can learn what it takes to be successful at starting, building or growing a business. This exciting 2 day event provides a platform to speak directly with representatives from the hottest franchises as well as industry experts. This event a must attend for anyone considering owning a small business or looking to grow their already established business.
People consider buying into a franchise system for many reasons including support, security and proven success rates. The economic impact of the Franchise industry is substantial. Franchising has a direct impact on local economies as 95% of franchises are still in business after 5 years. Buying a franchise more than doubles a person’s chance to survive as a business owner. Franchisees leverage the training and marketing support from their parent companies to become a profitable business.
2015 Cincinnati Franchise Show Details
When: Saturday, Mar 28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, Mar 29, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Duke Energy Center, 525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

For more information on the show, click here.

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A spectacular evening – Chinese Chamber’s 2015 Lunar New Year Gala 一个流光彩溢的夜晚 —- 2015农历新年庆典取得圆满成功

On Friday Feb. 6, the Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce held its festive and successful annual Lunar New Year’s Gala at the Horseshoe Casino. More than two-hundred guests attended the event.

Our guests were greeted by the beautifully decorated Horseshoe Casino banquet hall and a warm reception by the Chamber’s Board of Directors, volunteers and staff. After a short networking cocktail hour, the guests were dazzled by the traditional lion dancers as they drummed to scare away evil spirits and kicked off the Gala for the New Year.

Michael Kou, Chair of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, offered his opening remarks welcoming everyone to the Gala. Cincinnati City Councilwomen Amy Murray then presented the City’s Proclamation commemorating the tenth anniversary of the Chamber’s existence. This was followed by a speech of recognition and support by Dr. Santa J. Ono, the President of the University of Cincinnati—the only academic institution that is a diamond level member to the Chinese Chamber.  Also in attendance to the Gala are honored guests such as Chief Michael Bell, former Toledo Mayor, and representatives from the Detroit Chinese Business Association.  Collage1

While the guests enjoyed delicious Asian-inspired cuisines prepared by the Horseshoe Casino, Mr. Peter Landgren, Dean of College Conservatory of Music, introduced the evening’s featured performers, international award winning violinist Yang Liu and his pianist wife I-Hsuan Tsai (Olivia), to the stage. Yang and Olivia dazzled our guests with Polonaise in A Major by Wieniawski and Paganini’s Cantabile. They also performed a few emotional pieces written by a Chinese composer Sicong Ma including the “Nostalgia for Violin” and the “Xinjiang Spring” to the audience’s standing ovation.

Concluding the Gala, Michael Kou gave a remarkable speech about the journey of the Chinese Chamber through the past ten years and his vision of the Chamber’s future. Michael thanked all the Chamber members, sponsors, guests, and volunteers for their support through the last ten years and for their support given to make this year’s Gala an overwhelming success. Michael reminded us the continuing service of this Chamber to the greater Cincinnati region as a bridge to China and we believe this year’s Gala speak volumes as to the Chamber’s success in the future.

2015年2月6日星期五,辛辛那提中国商会在马蹄铁赌场成功地举行了一年一度庆春节大典。

参加这次庆典的二百多名辛辛那提各界的来宾,在董事会及其工作人员的热情迎接下,走进了马蹄铁赌场美丽装饰的宴会大厅。在简短的鸡尾酒招待会后,来宾们被精彩的舞狮所吸引。舞狮是中国农历新年的一个传统节目,意在舞者用铿锵的鼓声驱邪除魔,渲染吉祥喜庆的气氛,为新的一年带来好运。

Collage2在商会董事会主席Michael Kou作了开幕词,欢迎宾客们的到来后,辛辛那提市议员Amy Murray 女士发表了纪念中国商会成立十周年城市公告。之后,辛辛那提大学校长Santa J. Ono发表了演讲,对商会进行了肯定与支持。辛辛那提大学是商会唯一一个钻石级的学术机构。

在来宾们享用马蹄铁赌场为他们准备的精美可口的亚洲风味晚餐时,辛辛那提音乐学院院长Perter Landgren向大家介绍了当晚的特邀嘉宾—国际小提琴比赛大奖得主,刘杨和他的太太,也是他的演奏伙伴,钢琴家蔡宜璇。他们为大家带来了维尼亚夫斯基的《A大调波洛奈兹舞曲》和帕格尼尼的《柔美如歌》。之后他们还为大家演奏了马思聪的《思乡曲》和《新疆之春》。这两首深情并极具中国特色的乐曲激起了在场中国观众对祖国的思念,也使其他观众领略到了中国音乐文化的魅力。全场观众为演奏家的精彩表演起立鼓掌。

接下来,Michael Kou为来宾介绍了辛辛那提中国商会十年来的发展历程和对未来的展望。他还向商会成员,赞助者,所有来宾及志愿者们表示衷心的感谢;感谢在他们的大力支持下,庆典得以圆满成功。最后,Michael Kou表示辛辛那提中国商会将一如既往地为中国与辛辛那提的合作发展服务,建立纽带桥梁。

这样一个新老朋友相聚一堂,商业文化交流的盛会将是新的一年最良好的开端。它预示着2015将是吉祥喜庆,繁荣丰收的一年。

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International Celebration of the Lunar New Year

Celebrate the Year of the Ram! Come and join us for an International Celebration of the Lunar New Year hosted by the Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce and their Young Professional Network (YPN.) Free food will be provided by Tiger Dumpling and Eli’s BBQ while it lasts along with cash bar and DJ.

Where:

Columbia Community Center
3900 Eastern Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45226

When:

Wednesday February 18, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST

 

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