Asia Trade Mission 2021

M3C is the #1 regional business association to host trade delegations to Asia’s largest trade shows. Join dozens of Midwestern businesses that have succeeded in securing export and foreign direct investments opportunities after visiting China and Hong Kong SAR as part of the Midwest USA Chinese Chamber of Commerce China Trade Mission delegation.

Wednesday, November 3 – Sunday, November 21

Objectives of the trade mission:

  • Attend trade shows and meetings to showcase products and services from Midwest USA
  • Attract direct investments and visitors, promote trade and economic development and create jobs in Midwest USA
  • Build bridges and promote mutual understanding through dialogues and enhance sister cities and friendship cities relationships
  • Provide third-party** vendor and supplier certification and verification services for enhanced supply chain management***

Major events and trade shows included* in the trade mission:

  • China International Import Expo, Nov 5-10, Shanghai
  • China High Tech Fair, Nov 17-21, Shenzhen

* Visitors access only. Exhibitor access requires separate registration and additional fees may apply. Consult our office for details.

Target markets and industries:

  • Agriculture
  • Arts, entertainment and recreation
  • E-commerce and logistics
  • Education services
  • Finance
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • Manufacturing – automobile, aviation and aerospace
  • Real estate
  • Trade

Who should join:

  • Business development professionals
  • Business owners and executives
  • Economic development professionals
  • Entrepreneurs

M3C provides registration and travel recommendation service only. Guests are responsible for all travel expenses. Group rates discounts available. Contact our office for details.

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** M3C retains the use of third-party services to conduct supplier certification and verification services

*** M3C promotes and advocates for an “Enhanced Supply Chain” for US businesses in order to maintain a sustainable supply chain that respects and addresses social responsibility and national security concerns.

M&A Workshop: Business Culture Transition & Assimilation

As cross-border mergers and acquisitions are happening, how to ensure a smooth transitioning and assimilation of different business culture between China and the US? M3C invites you to join a panel of experts on this subject matter. Join us for this M&A Workshop: Business Culture & Assimilation.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Jeff Liu

Guest Speaker: Jeff Liu, CEO, Fuyao Glass USA

Accomplished multicultural global business professional with over 20 years experiences in large scale global manufacturing operations. Experienced as board directors, cross functional organization capabilities, results-oriented, visionary executive with international experiences in supply chain operations. Expertise in communication, problem solving and multi-functional diverse audience through extensive leadership experience in North America, Asia Pacific, China and Europe. A respectful and trustworthy leader, experienced in developing and leading high performing team as well as coaching and motivating the team through challenging organization changes. Specialties: Leadership, Innovation, M&A negotiation, Program management, Strategic sourcing, Sales & marketing, Persuasion, Decision-making, Mentoring, International relations, Vision and imagination.

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Challenges & Opportunities for E-Commerce, Supply Chain and Logistics

Challenges & Opportunities for E-Commerce, Supply Chain and Logistics

There’s always an opportunity in every crisis. The trade war, followed by the pandemic, has put many in disarray when it comes to sustaining the supply chain ecosystem. Yet the e-commerce has continued to grow rapidly and has stretched thin the logistic infrastructure and services businesses and consumers have always been relying on.

Join DHL Express and many other businessed from the Midwest region for a conversation about what these challenges and opportunities are. Our goal is to help you increase your top line and bottom line. When it comes to trade and investments, the Chamber is your trusted partner.

Date/Time: June 18, 2021, 9-11am ET

Venue: Both in-person and online meeting will be accomodated when vaccination or mask mandates allow. Online participation credentials will be sent to you by email upon successful registration.

LES Pittsburgh Chapter Event – Special Events: China

LES Pittsburgh Chapter Event – Special Events: China

Western Perspective to Deal Making in China – Stories and Lessons & Chinese Business Culture and Getting Deals Done

Date/Time:

March 24, 2020
12:00-2:00 p.m.

Location:

Eddie Merlot’s Restaurant
Four Gateway Center
444 Liberty Ave #100
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Program:

The event is open to all. The event will feature a lunch followed by two panel discussions.
1.5 credits of Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education are available.

Connect with Pittsburgh corporate, academic, legal, technical and business professionals for a Special Focus Event on China hosted by the Pittsburgh chapter of LES (the Licensing Executives Society) from noon to 2 pm on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Eddie Merlot’s Restaurant downtown.

The Pittsburgh LES chapter provides a forum for networking and exchange of information on all aspects of business dealmaking, such as licensing, intellectual property, valuation, diligence and negotiation to benefit the Pittsburgh business community.

This Special Event starts at noon with networking and lunch, followed at 12:30 pm by two panel discussions led by John Carney, Managing Director of China IPExchange, formerly Director of Licensing for Aptiv PLC/Delphi Automotive Systems, LLC.

The first 45 minute panel discussion will focus on “Western Perspective to Deal Making in China – Stories and Lessons”.

The second 45 minute panel discussion will focus on: “Chinese Business Culture and Getting Deals Done”.

Moderator:

John Carney, Managing Director of China IPExchange, formerly Director of Licensing for Aptiv PLC/Delphi Automotive Systems, LLC.

Featured panelists include:

David Schramm, Esq., Head of Patents and Licensing for Bayer Medical Care
Andrew Siminerio, Esq., Senior Counsel for Vitro Flat Glass LLC and PPG Industries, Inc.
Sunny Yang, Esq., PorterWright
Susan Chang, Ph.D. Technical Manager at TASI, Inc.
Tao He, Chinese Culture Diversity and Inclusion Speaker for the MidWest US Chinese Chamber of Commerce.

Registration:

LES Member (no CLE): $30
LES Member (with PA CLE): $45
Non-member (no CLE): $50
Non-member (PA CLE): $65

LES/LESI is a leading worldwide non-profit organization of 10,000+ business, intellectual property, and technology professionals providing networking and educational opportunities. The Pittsburgh chapter’s web page can be found at: https://www.lesusacanada.org/group/PITT

We will hold quarterly events on topics of interest to the Pittsburgh business community.

Please forward this email to anyone who might be interested in attending our events or joining LES.

If you have any questions, please contact us:

Dean Alderucci, Director of Research, Center for AI and Patent Analysis, Carnegie Mellon University and LES Member, alderucci@cmu.edu

Aditya Gottumukkala, Intellectual Asset Manager/Strategist, PPG Industries, Inc. and LES Member aditya@ppg.com

Ann Cannoni, Esq., Partner, The Webb Law Firm and LES Board Member acannoni@webblaw.com

The Economic Impacts of the US- China Phase One Trade Deal

A panel discussion and luncheon hosted by:
Midwest USA Chinese Chamber of Commerce / Cincinnati Economics Organization

When: Wednesday, March 11th, 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Where:Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Learning Center, 3 East 4th Street, Cincinnati, OH

Cost: $20 per person, includes buffet lunch from Blue Gibbon Chinese Restaurant

Registration: https://phaseonetradedeal.eventbrite.com

Introductory Speaker:Tyler Shields, U.S. Department of Commerce

Tyler Shields is the Director of the China and Mongolia office in the International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. In this capacity, he helps

Panelists:

Kevin Kahn. Kevin is a local entrepreneur and business owner and in the international business world for over 25 years. His company, K2 Industrial Controls International supports manufacturing jobs in the USA by exporting Made in USA industrial valves, pumps and fitting products, primarily into China.

Marvin H. Cunningham III. Since 2004, Mr. Cunningham has served as a member of the Long-Stanton Manufacturing Executive Team. Through various positions at Long-Stanton Asia, Mr. Cunningham has developed extensive knowledge and experience in all facets of Chinese business management and operation within the manufacturing industry.

Steve Albert. Steve Albert is East West Path’s Managing Director. In 2016, he found the company to provide Chinese clients an alternative to the EB-5 investor visa. He was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce.

Chanhee Han. Chanhee is an international trade attorney at Frost Brown Todd LLC. As a core member of the firm’s International Services Group, Chanhee has extensive experience helping companies with mitigating the impact of recently imposed tariff increases through tariff classification, tariff engineering, first sale, and other methods.

We are grateful to UC’s Kautz-Uible Economics Institute for their sponsorship of this event.