July 25: Overview of U.S. Export Controls and Enforcement

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Jul 092018

Confused by export license procedures? Worried that you might violate U.S. export control laws without even knowing it? Are you in compliance with the Bureau of Industry & Security laws and regulations? Violation of Export Administration Regulations could lead to criminal and administrative penalties! Join us as we host export compliance official from the Bureau of Industry and Security who will discuss export controls and enforcement.

Seminar Overview:
The Indianapolis office of the U.S. Department of Commerce is pleased to present this event that will provide the export community with information on export controls. This seminar is appropriate for a variety of experience levels, and will feature a comprehensive learning approach utilizing hands on problem solving methods.

Topics Include:
* What items and activities are subject to the EAR
* How to determine your export control classification number (ECCN)
* Steps to take to determine the export licensing requirements for your item
* Export clearance procedures and record keeping requirements
* Red flags in export compliance
* Enforcement process in the event of a violation

11:00am – Registration
11:30am – Keys to Export Compliance: Know your Product and Customer Seminar (Matthew Levy)
12:15pm – Break
12:30pm – U.S. Export Controls and Enforcement Seminar (Peter Zube)
1:30pm – Program Ends

July 25, 2018
11:00am – 1:30pm

Faegre Baker Daniels
300 N. Meridian St., Suite 2700
Indianapolis, IN 46204

$50 (includes lunch)

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Sep. 21: CGCC-Chicago Annual Gala

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Jul 092018


1:00pm – 2:00pm
Registration and Grand Opening Ceremony

2:00pm – 5:00pm
Business Forum
Invest in Midwest – 9 states
Post-Acquisition Corporate Management
Business Opportunity in US/China

2:00pm – 5:00pm
Business Showcase and B2B Matchmaking Event

5:00pm – 6:00pm
House Representatives and CEOs Roundtable Meeting (invite only)

6:00pm – 8:30pm
Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony

$700 Member
$900 Non-Member
$1,000 at Door

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Oct. 16: ACSI Annual Gala & Conference

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Apr 242018

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, the America China Society of Indiana (ACSI) will host its seventh Annual Gala & Business Conference at the Hilton in downtown Indianapolis. Beginning at 1:00pm, the Business Conference will focus on the future of US-China business relations including trade, tariffs and bilateral investment.  Followed by a networking reception, the Gala will kickoff with traditional Chinese performances, dinner service, awards, silent auction and a keynote speech.

Date: Tuesday, October 16th
Time: 1:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: Hilton Indianapolis


1:00pm   Registration
1:30pm   Opening Remarks
1:40pm   Welcome by Consul General Mr. Hong Lei
2:10pm   US-China Economic Outlook
3:00pm   Inbound Investment Outlook with Panel Discussion
4:00pm   Outbound Investment Outlook with Panel Discussion
5:00pm   Cocktail Hour
6:30pm   Traditional Chinese Performances
6:45pm   Dinner Served
7:15pm   Keynote Remarks
7:45pm   Award Ceremony
8:30pm   Program Ends

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Oct. 18-19: Leadership Across Cultures

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Mar 082018

For many companies, globalization is a goal if it’s not already a reality. As organizations expand their global operations and relationships, the need to improve their global leadership infrastructure is becoming increasingly important.

Leadership Across Cultures is a two-day training program designed to develop cross-cultural leadership competencies essential to being competitive in today’s global market. Details about the 2018 installation of Leadership Across Cultures will be announced soon. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from experts who work in the global arena while also being instructed on practices and attitudes necessary to being successful when working across cultures.

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Nov. 5-10: China International Import Expo

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Mar 082018

On November 5-10, 2018, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China and the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government will host the first ever China International Import Expo at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. Supported by The World Trade Organization and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, the event follows Chinese President Xi Jinping Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in order to give firm support to trade liberalization and economic globalization and actively open the Chinese market to the world. Government officials, business communities, exhibitors and professional purchasers are welcome to participate.

More information available at:

Jun. 25, 2018: Select USA Spin-Off Event – Indianapolis

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Jun 032018

The State of Indiana welcomes you to our state capital and hub of innovation and growth. Downtown Indianapolis reflects the state’s commitment to robust economic development practices and data-driven workforce initiatives. From our eclectic restaurant scene with creative James Beard nominees at work to the thriving tech corridor featuring leading international firms, we invite you to see our new midwestern frontier of possibility.

AGENDA – JUNE 25, 2018

8:30AM – Breakfast
9:00AM – Greetings from Indiana leadership (Indiana State Capitol)
9:10AM – Panel: Doing Business in Indiana (Indiana State Capitol)
10:30AM – Discussion: Innovation, Research & Development (International Center of Indiana)
1:30PM – Tour: Indianapolis International Airport terminal assets/logisitic discussion (Indianapolis Intl Airport)
3:30PM – Discussion: Connectivity & Transportation (Indianapolis Intl Airport Board Room)
5:30PM – Closing reception


May 22, 2018: China – A Seminar on Intercultural Communication and Business

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Apr 172018

Join ACSI and the International Center on May 22nd for “China – A Seminar on Intercultural Communication and Business”. This seminar will cover appropriate etiquette, protocol and intercultural communication when in China or working with Chinese colleagues followed by a presentation on the current business trends and opportunities for Hoosier businesses.

Date and Time:
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
8:30am – 9:00am Networking Breakfast
9:00am – 11:00am Seminar
11:00am – 11:30am Networking

The International Center
1 Indiana Square, Suite 2000
Indianapolis, IN 46204

$39 ACSI Members
$59 Non-Members


Apr. 21, 2018: Indy Asian American Times’ Constellation Awards

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Feb 182018

On Saturday, April 21st, the Indy Asian American Times (IAAT), a bi-weekly bilingual publication, will host the 2018 IAAT Constellation Awards Gala. This year’s theme, “Leaders in Asian Art and Culture”, will honor:

Asian Art Society of the Indianapolis Museum of Art
Glen Kwok, Executive Director of the International Violin Competition
Judith O’Bannon, former First Lady of the State of Indiana
Dr. Jeffrey Patchen, President and CEO of the Children’s Museum
KP Singh, founder of KP Singh Designs
Telamon Foundation

Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites
120 West Market Street
April 21, 2018
6:00pm – 9:00pm

For more information, please email