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2017 Events

18th Annual U.S.-China Trade Conference

Prospering in the Era of Automation and One Belt One Road

November 7-8, 2017

The Honorable Hong Lei, Consul General of the PRC in Chicago and former Spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry of PRC will give a Keynote Speech on “How Can U.S. Companies Prosper from China's One Belt One Road Initiative?”

Seminar - Avoiding Noncompliance in Today's Evolving Immigration Environment

June 15, 2017

The landscape of immigration policy today is changing rapidly. This event focused on immigration compliance strategies and best practices to ensure that companies are well prepared for the challenges ahead. The current presidential administration has made clear that enhanced immigration enforcement will be a priority in 2017 and beyond. All companies and professionals must understand the risks to prepare for possible government audits and avoid potentially penalties.


Specific Topics Include:

  • Recent executive orders and policy announcements impacting immigration

  • An increase in fraud prevention and detection measures

  • What to expect in the coming months and years

  • What you can do to maximize your compliance and remain informed   


为了兑现他“买美国货,雇美国人”的竞选承诺,特朗普总统明显地将移民政策之执法视为当务之急。今天,不仅是H1-B,甚至EB-5,L-1与各种签证都会受影响。在美国芝加哥举办的“如何遵循今天飞速变化之移民环境”研讨会极为及时。来自全球最大移民政策律师事务所Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP的两位专家会讨论近期面临的政策变化,如何检测与防止诈欺,如何遵循将来的政策。Fragomen派来的两位专家包括任事股东Michael Turansick与政策专家Kai Lo.


Detroit Executive Seminar - Opportunities in the Emerging Automotive Industry in Changzhou

May 24, 2017~ Detroit, Michigan

This special event will be held on Wednesday, May 24 in Detroit, Michigan.


The program will focus on business and investment opportunities in China for U.S. automotive companies. A delegation from Changzhou led by the Honorable Yibo Liang, Vice Mayor of the Changzhou Municipal Government, will discuss these opportunities and get acquainted with the U.S. companies present.

2017 Coface Country Risk Conference

April 20, 2017

New York City


USCCC is pleased to provide outreach assistance to the 2017 Coface Country Risk Conference being held on April 20, 2017.  Coface Country Risk conferences focus on the outlook for business-to-business trade around the world. Attendees include companies, banks, academics, and professionals from the international trade community.  The aim of the conference is to help those involved in international trade to better understanding the related risks in order to make informed business or investment decisions.


For more information about this year's conference including speakers and registration information, please visit the conference website:

Canton Fair Information Session and Reception - Atlanta

March 23, 2017

Metro Atlanta Chamber 191 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 3400 Atlanta, GA 30303


Please join us to learn more about the biannual China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair), China’s largest and most important trade show.  With over 58,000 exhibitions, the Canton Fair is one of the best places to source products, meet partners, and reach the growing Chinese consumer market.  This year, the spring session of the Canton Fair will be held from April 15 to May 5 and the fall session will be held October 15 to November 4.  U.S.-China Chamber of Commerce (USCCC) is pleased to have been a partner of the Canton Fair for over 15 years and has led several trade missions to the Canton Fair.  We are grateful for the support of Metro Atlanta Chamber and World Trade Center Atlanta for this event.  The Chamber, in cooperation with other organizations, intends to lead a mission to the Canton Fair this fall. 


This information session provides relevant information for companies and professionals interested in sourcing products from China as well as selling products to China in a cost-effective way and discovering new business opportunities.  The presentation and Q & A session with the Canton Fair organizing committee will be followed by a cocktail and networking reception.  A senior leader of the Canton Fair will be joining us from China through video link.  This is also a unique opportunity to network with others engaged in international business. 


There is no fee to attend this event but space is limited and it is by invitation only. Please note that no walk-in registration will be accepted. The registration deadline has been extended to Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

20th Annual Chinese New Year Dinner

February 2, 2017

After the Women Executives Forum, we hosted our 20th Annual Chinese New Year Dinner to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Rooster.  Over 100 people shared a 10 course traditional Chinese dinner to observe this important tradition.  The Honorable Hong Lei, Consul General of the People’s Republic of China joined in this celebration via video message.  Our keynote speaker was Sam Pitroda who shared his thoughts about “The Future of Asia Pacific Telecommunications and IT Industry.”  




  • The Honorable Hong Lei, Consul General of the People’s Republic of China - The Honorable Hong Lei has become Consul General of the People’s Republic of China after serving as Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Deputy Director General, Department of Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China.  Consul General Hong will join us by video.

  • Sam Pitroda has 50 years of experience in the information and communications technology industry and is considered the “Father of the Indian Telecom Revolution.”  He served as Advisor to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovation and is the Founding Chairman of five non-profit organizations including the India Food Bank.  He holds 20 honorary PhD’s and close to 100 worldwide patents. 


Executives Forum: “The Future of U.S.-Asia Pacific Trade and Investment in the Trump Era”

February 2, 2017

To recognize the increasing roles of and unique challenges for executives in U.S.-Asia Pacific business, as well as the importance and benefits of diversity to a business organization, U.S.-China Chamber of Commerce held its Executives Forum.  We assembled a group of senior level female executives in a variety of industries, including manufacturing and government, to share their unique experiences in operating internationally.  Speakers include: Teresa Hack, President, Channel Products; Yen-Jung Lin, International Sourcing Director, Briggs & Stratton Corporation; Alice Gao, Senior Vice President, Head of Commercial Banking, ICBC USA N.A., and Kumiko Watanabe, Partner, Grant Thornton LLP. 

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