The 37th Annual Indianapolis International Festival will be held at the State Fair Grounds in Indianapolis on November 22-24, 2013. This event will feature over 50 ethnic and cultural groups with international food selections, gifts, music, and performances.
The Joint Center for Asian Law Studies presents Legal Profession in China: Development, Troubles and Rethinking with Professor Zhu Jingwen at the IUPUI McKinney School of Law on November 21st. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is encouraged.
Location: Room 267,Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN
The America China Society of Indiana (ACSI) cordially invites you to the latest installment of the China Business Proficiency Series on November 14 in Columbus! In this edition, our three speakers will examine business opportunities in China from a wide range of perspectives.
Speakers and Topics
Bob Borchelt, Cummins Inc.: “Advanced Manufacturing in China”
Our keynote speaker, who has helped Cummins build and refine multiple factories in China, will discuss just what is possible in terms of advanced manufacturing in today’s China and where the country is headed.
John Fairbanks, Civitas Indiana EB-5 Regional Center: “China and the EB-5 Investment Opportunity”
John will explain the EB-5 “Immigrant Investor” visa and the opportunities it is bringing to central and southern Indiana Indiana through the recently approved Civitas EB-5 Regional Center.
Dave Carini, America China Society of Indiana: “First Steps Into China”
Dave will give a brief introduction of ACSI and then discuss how small and medium-sized businesses can make the most of their initial foray into this new market.
About the Series
ACSI’s China Business Proficiency Series aims to help Indiana businesses expand their businesses into China, build successful relationships with Chinese companies, and connect with Indiana’s China business community. The quarterly series was started in 2011; past events have included topics such business etiquette, negotiations, network building, and business trips. Events are held throughout the state in cooperation with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana.
If you are interested in presenting at a future Series event or want to see an event held in your region of Indiana, please contact Dave Carini at email@example.com or 317-646-2920.
The Research Center for China Politics and Business (RCCPB) at IU Bloomington will host Dr. John Wagner Givens, a post doctoral researcher at the Center For Asian Democracy at the University of Louisville in the IMU Persimmon Room from 4:00-5:30pm on Friday, Nov.1st, 2013. Dr. Givens will provide a cogent picture not only of which lawyers litigate administrative cases and why, but of the political impact of China’s legal professionals on liberalization and democratization. For more information see the RCCPB event flyer.
Dr. Givens will be giving this talk again on Nov. 6, 2013 from noon-1pm in Ford Hall, Room 407 at the University of Louisville as part of the Asia in Focus Speaker Series.
Indiana-Zhejiang Investment and Trade Seminar
On October 29, 2013, a Chinese Trade & Investment Delegation from Indiana’s sister state of Zhejiang Province will visit Indiana. The delegation is led by Director-General of Zhejiang Department of Commerce, Mr. Zhou Rixing, and includes more than 25 Chinese business and government representatives.
The Seminar will include speeches by Indiana Secretary of Commerce, Mr. Victor Smith, and a business matchmaking session with Zhejiang-based companies.
The Conrad Hotel
9:00am Program Begins
10:30am Business Matching Session
$25 ACSI Corporate members
$75 Non-ACSI members
The America China Society of Indiana (ACSI) cordially invites Indiana companies, communities and organizations interested in China to attend this unique opportunity to meet with top Chinese companies and decision makers.
To RSVP, please contact Colin Renk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317.426.1065
The Chinese Festival celebrates and shares the excitement of the Chinese culture and heritage with residents of Indiana. Visitors will experience and even participate in the famed lion and dragon dances, art exhibits, tai chi, musical and dance performances, crafts, and sports such as ping pong, badminton, Chinese yo yo and Chinese jump rope. With delicious Chinese food will be available on site, visitors can finish the evening with a lantern walk along the canal.
Date: September 21, 2013
Time: Noon – 7:00pm
Location: Military Park, Indianapolis
For more information, please visit www.indianapolischinesefestival.com.
This half-day seminar will feature in-depth discussions on business issues affecting international organizations. Click here to register. Discussion topics:
- China M&A and Multi-Jurisdictional Acquisitions
- Joint Ventures in China
- Best Practices and Emerging Trends in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Anti-Corruption Laws
- Protecting IP in China
- Global Mobility and Management of Employees and Employee Benefits in China
- Banking and Finance in China
- International Tax Planning
- Marketing Strategies in China: How U.S. Companies Cope
Date: September 20, 2013
Time: 8:30am – 1:30pm
Location: 350 W. Maryland Street, Indianapolis
For young and old, the Indianapolis Sister City Festival is an exciting culture celebration for all! Come and share the fun with your family and friends. Enjoy our World Sports Park, Kid Karnival, Global Explorer, World Stage and Global Crossroads.
Date: September 14, 2013
Time: Noon – 6:00pm
Location: Georgia Street, Indianapolis, IN
Click here for more information.
Efforts to promote and strengthen intellectual property agreements between U.S. and Chinese businesses and entrepreneurs are at the heart of recent U.S-China government strategic and economic dialogues.
This session will bring together experts and seek contributions from those engaged in U.S. and Chinese law, business, and regulation to discuss practical ways U.S. and Chinese companies, entrepreneurs, and academic researchers can better address the opportunities and challenges of mutual technology development, collaboration and commercialization.
Date: September 9, 2013
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Exports of consumer food products are growing three times faster than sales here in the U.S. They have soared in recent years in response to consumers’ growing purchasing power and lower trade barriers. This seminar will provide an overview of the opportunities available around the globe and what’s involved with learning to export.
Date: August 27, 2013
Time: 8:00am – 2:30pm
Location: Normandy Barn, Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis, IN
Please click here to register and for more information.