Past Events

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    Nursing in Greater China and the US in 2020

    This webinar demonstrated that health care workers the world over put patient well-being ahead of politics.

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    Greater China in the Central Ohio Business Community

    In this October 20, 2020 online event, we learned about the experiences of three ethnic Chinese professionals whose businesses are contributing to Central Ohio and beyond.

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    Commercial Real Estate in Shanghai, Columbus, and Ohio

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    Investing in the PRC Senior Living Industry 中国康养市场:市场分析与机会

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    Cross-Cultural Communication in Creative Work

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    China: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

    Spoiler alert: "it depends."

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    How Do U.S. Companies Prepare for the Next Phase of Trade with Asia?

    This panel of experts shared their perspectives on future opportunities in the Pearl River Delta "Greater Bay Area," and throughout the Chinese-speaking world, both in and outside of the PRC.

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    Covid-19 Challenges, Responses and Suggestions from Businesses in China

    Yiqi Cai of Watson & Band Law Firm in Shanghai shared how businesses in China have responded to the challenges of operating during the global pandemic.

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    US-China Series Online Conference

    The US-China Series is a sequence of events designed to provide a forum for thoughtful debate and critical dialogue.

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    Incoterms 2020, Covid-19 @ SPARX Logistics

    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.

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    China Town Hall Webinar

    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.

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    Chamber Networking @ D-Terra

    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.​

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    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.

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    Apex Logistics Announces Wuhan-Rickenbacker Direct Cargo Route

    On July 16, the Columbus Region Logistics Council and Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce hosted a panel luncheon to discuss changes in the global supply chain.

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    Networking @ Citizens Trust

    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.

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    Visit by New York Consul General, Huang Ping

    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.

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    "China, On the Ground," with the US China Business Council

    On March 29, the Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP hosted Vice President of China Operations for the US-China Business Council (USCBC), Jacob Parker.

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    2019 Annual Gala

    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.

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    Trade, Tariffs, and the Bottom Line

    On October 24, The Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce, City of Dublin, and Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP hosted Trade, Tariffs, and the Bottom Line at the Golf Club of Dublin.

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    Chamber Networking @ White Castle

    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.

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    Hubei Federation of Industry & Commerce Delegation Visit

    The Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce and JobsOhio were excited to host the Hubei Federation of Industry and Commerce (省工商联经贸代表团) on September 10, 2018.

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    NY Consul General and Hubei Vice Governor Visit

    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.

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    China Foreign Affairs University Delegation Visit

    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.

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    Chamber Networking @ Wolf's Ridge Brewing

    Members and friends of the Chinese Chamber got together at Wolf's Ridge to share experiences and opportunities.

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    Launching Your Business Workshop

    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.

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    2018 Chinese New Year Networking @ Fortune II

    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.

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    Visit by NY Chinese Consul General

    The Chinese Chamber joined Columbus 2020 in welcoming this delegation headed by Consul General Ms. Zhang Qiyue

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    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.

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    Chamber Networking @ Miller's Ale House

    We had great food, drink and networking at Miller's Ale House on Olentangy River Road for our fall networking event.

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    Autumn Networking Event and Career Panel at OSU

    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.

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    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.

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    Chamber Networking @ CVG

    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.

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    Doing Business in China Boot Camp II

    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.

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    2017 Chinese New Year Networking Event

    The Chinese Chamber celebrated Chinese New Year 2017 with a networking event at HY Asian Cuisine on Olentangy River Road.

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    Working in China - Success Stories and Lessons Learned

    The Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce and the City of Dublin assembled an expert panel to share their experiences working in and with China.

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    Chamber Networking @ Haiku II

    Our autumn networking event featured a presentation from Dr. Rich Timpone, Senior Vice President of Ipsos Science Center, a member of the Chamber.

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    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.

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    Chamber Networking @ CCAD

    Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD), a member of the Chinese Chamber, hosted our summer networking event.

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    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.

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    Doing Business in China Bootcamp I

    To help service providers, manufacturers, and importers/exporters take advantage of new opportunities for growth, the Chinese Chamber invited a panel of experts to discuss investment in China.

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    2016 Chinese New Year Networking @ Hong Kong House

    The Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce welcomed the Year of the Monkey in style at Hong Kong House in Upper Arlington.

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    Chinese Business Community Roundtable

    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.

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    Chamber Networking @ Brazenhead

    The Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce brought together members and friends of the Chamber for networking at Brazenhead.

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    Visit by Hubei Overseas Chinese Affairs Office Delegation

    The Chinese Chamber hosted a luncheon at COSI for the Hubei Provincial Overseas Chinese Affairs Office, which came to promote business ties between Ohio and Hubei.

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    Export and Financing Opportunities in China and Southeast Asia

    An outstanding group of speakers met with members and friends of the Chamber, sharing information and answering questions related to exporting and financing for projects in China and Southeast Asia.

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    Chamber Networking @ Haiku I

    The Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce, together with Beer & Guanxi Columbus, held a summer networking event at Haiku Poetic Food and Art in the Short North.

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    The Chinese Supply Chain

    "The Chinese Supply Chain: Opportunities, Challenges, Solutions, and Pitfalls to Avoid in China" brought together a panel of experts to discuss logistics and sourcing in China.

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    Columbus Chinese Chamber Kickoff Event

    The Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce toasted its first event with members and friends at Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter.

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