Co-sponsored by Sparx Logistics and the Chinese Chamber, Tom Cook, CEO and Managing Director of Blue Tiger International, presented an up-to-date guide to changes in Incoterm rules to keep your business prepared for the next decade of business.
Hosted by the National Committee on US China Relations at the OSU Fisher College of Business and featuring an interactive webcast with four speakers, moderated by George Stephanopoulos, and an on-site discussion facilitated by Allen Barber.
On November 12, 2019, D-Terra Solutions hosted members and friends of the Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce at its Innovation Center in Powell, OH. Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing Mike Billman, the latest addition to the Chinese Chamber Board of Directors, discussed his experience leading D-Terra in China and recommendations for successful sales.
Ohio-Hubei Sister States 40th Anniversary Celebration
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the sister state/province relationship between Hubei and Ohio, Hubei Provincial People's Government hosted a US-Hubei Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum on Friday, September 20, 2019.
Our summer networking event was held at the Citizens Trust lounge downtown. In addition to many familiar faces, the Chinese Chamber welcomed a group of student visitors from Hunan Normal University. These students were majoring in teaching English as a foreign language and gaining important practice networking, American-style.
On April 9, the Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Ohio Farm Bureau Federation hosted the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in New York Huang Ping, the Bank of China, China Reinsurance Group, China Unicom, and members of the Chinese Consulate.
The Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce hosted its first annual Chinese New Year Gala, on February 16 at New Albany Country Club. The event, sponsored by the City of New Albany, welcomed prominent members of business, education, and government from Central Ohio for a night of networking and celebration.
White Castle Vice President, Jamie Richardson, welcomed the Chinese Chamber to its new Short North location for networking and a crash course in market entry strategy. As the oldest fast food company in the United States, White Castle successfully entered the China in 2017 with two Castles in Shanghai.
On September 22, the Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce and JobsOhio held a Policy Luncheon at the Blackwell Inn to discuss the current US-China business climate. The event featured a panel of distinguished guests: Daochi Tong, the Vice Governor of Hubei Province; Yumin Zhao, the Acting China Consul General in NY; and Andrew Deye, the Managing Director of JobsOhio.
A delegation from China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU) visited Columbus to exchange views on the US-China relationship. The group met with faculty at the OSU John Glenn College of Public Affairs and with representatives from the Central Ohio business community downtown.
Reflecting an increase in businesses started in Columbus by college students from China, representatives from Rev1, Kegler Brown, and Schneider Downs shared their expertise regarding how to effectively set up a new business.
Chinese Chamber members and friends got together at Fortune II restaurant to celebrate the Chinese new year with a networking event. Under the guidance of Dr. Minru Li, two American students from the OSU Chinese Flagship Program gave speeches in Chinese.
2017 China Economic Forum: China's Shifting Economy and Its Impact on Ohio Businesses
The Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce was honored to welcome Erin Ennis, Senior Vice President of the US-China Business Council (USCBC), who delivered a keynote address, "China's Shifting Economy and Its Impact on Ohio Business.
The Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce hosted its autumn networking event and panel discussion at The Ohio State University. Our distinguished panelists shared their insights and recommendations on a variety of employment related topics. A special thanks to Schneider Downs; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP; and Cornerstone Global Partners.
HKTDC Presentation: Opportunities in Asia and How to Win Them
On August 24, the Chinese Chamber hosted Ms. Bridget Lee, Director of Hong Kong Trade Development Council Chicago (HKTDC) at Franklin University. In her remarks, Ms. Lee addressed opportunities for Ohio companies to participate in China's multi-billion dollar Belt & Road Initiative.
Commercial Vehicle Group (CVG), member of the Chamber, hosted our spring networking event at its facilities in New Albany. CVG is an global leader in the supply of complete cab systems for the heavy-duty truck, construction and agricultural equipment markets.
To prepare Chamber members and other key players in the community to interact with visiting Chinese delegations, Chinese Chamber members Dr. Jack Feng of CVG, and Dr. Pat McAloon of SinoConnect, conducted a China business boot camp.
China Economic Forum with Bank of China & Huntington
On September 28, Xiaojun Huang, Peggy Wang and Ying Shen from Bank of China New York, along with Andy Arduini from Huntington National Bank, presented to a gathering of business and government leaders in Columbus.
Visit by Hubei Ezhou Chamber of Commerce Delegation
The Hubei Province Chu Business Association sent 14 business leaders from the city of Ezhou to Ohio looking for investment and partnership opportunities. They were from real estate, wealth management, catering, import & export and a business incubator.
The Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce organized a round table to discuss labor, immigration and business challenges facing Chinese and Chinese-American businesses operating in Central Ohio. Our distinguished panelists offered great insight and recommendations for success.