Events

May 10-Nov.2, 2014: Terra Cotta Warriors at the Children’s Museum

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Jan 102014
 

tcwBeginning in May of 2014 the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis will be opening two exhibits on China. The first exhibit, running from May 10 – Nov. 2, is a historical journey to China’s first emperor and the terra cotta warriors. The second exhibit, “Take me There: China,” also begins May 10 and explores modern day China while learning about culture and ancient traditions. The museum expects to have more than 100 artifacts in this exhibit, including real Terra Cotta Warriors, some never before seen by the public.

For more information about this rare and exciting exhibit, visit the Children’s Museum website.

May 9, 2014: Celebration China: A Magnificent Evening at The Children’s Museum at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

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Apr 162014
 

Children's Museum Gala

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6:30 p.m.       Welcome Reception
7:30 p.m.       Remarks by Dignitaries
8:00 p.m.       Dinner
8:30-11p.m.   Authentic Chinese Entertainment and Gallery Previews

More information or to purchase tickets, please visit the Children’s Museum website.

May 9, 2014: Reception for CKGSB Dean

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Apr 112014
 

dean bing ckgsbOn Friday, May 9th, the America China Society of Indiana will be co-hosting a reception for Dr. Bing Xiang, Dean of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) at the JW Marriott. Known as the “Harvard of China”, CKGSB is China’s only private educational institution and provides executive-level training at its campuses in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen. CKGSB’s alumni include more than 2,500 C-Level business leaders whose companies together generated more than $1 trillion USD in 2011.

Date
Friday, May 9th, 2014

Time
8:30am Registration & Light Refreshments
9:00am Dean’s Presentation
10:00am Networking

Location
JW Marriott,10 S. West Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Admission
Free

To register, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ckgsb-reception-tickets-11220630207

May 6, 2014: Stopfakes.gov Road Show in Indianapolis

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Apr 232014
 

STOPfakes.gov is bringing U.S. government tools and assistance “offline” to small and medium sized businesses across America.  Trade experts and attorneys from the Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA) and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) are traveling across the country to host one-day seminars on how companies and individuals can protect and enforce intellectual property to get the most out of exporting abroad.

This year, the STOPfakes.gov Road Show is making a stop in Indiana to answer your questions about commercializing your creations and innovations.

This seminar includes strategies for protecting and enforcing a company’s intellectual property when exporting to foreign markets and advice on avoiding common pitfalls.

Participants will have the chance to ask export questions related to patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights and domain names.  At the conclusion of the Road Show, participants can take advantage of one-on-one consultations with intellectual property experts to get targeted advice.  Small and medium-sized businesses in particular will benefit from this unique opportunity.

Date: May 6, 2014

Time: 8:30am Registration, 9:00am – 2:15pm Seminar

Location: 11 S. Meridian Street, 5th Floor Auditorium II, Indianapolis, IN

Price: $65

Register Now: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=HRB4SVG39Z96W

(In Item Box enter price of $65, click Update, then click on ‘Don’t Have a PayPal Acccount’.  PayPal will send an automatic receipt to the email address you provide.)

April 24-25, 2014: Global Indy World Trade Day

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Jan 102014
 

Develop Indy,  a business unit of the Indy Chamber will host World Trade Day 2014, an annual large gathering of international trade and business professionals, international and local political/economic leaders, and Indiana companies who currently export or plan to export their goods and services.

Participants have the unique opportunity to meet with trade representatives from around the world and learn how others are succeeding in international trade. This event provides the chance to enhance Indiana’s collective knowledge in global trade and broaden our international networking.

Thursday, April 24  5 – 7:00 p.m.   FREE reception at the Skyline Club. Register for this reception at indychamber.com/event/World Trade Day Reception, April 24.

Friday, April 25

Hilton Indianapolis Hotel and Suites

8:00a.m.              Registration
8:30-8:45 a.m.     Welcome and Breakfast
8:45-9:45 a.m.     Plenary Session; Indiana to Asia
9:45-10:15 a.m.   Networking & Snack Break – Exhibits
10:15-11:15 a.m. Break-Out Sessions #1
11:15-11:45 a.m. Networking & Snack Break – Exhibits
12:00-1:00 p.m.   Keynote Panelist Discussion/Luncheon
1:00-2:00 p.m.    Break-Out Sessions #2
2:30-3:30 p.m.    Break-Out Sessions #3
3:30-3:45 p.m.    Closing Remarks
4:00 p.m.            World Trade Day 2014 Concludes

http://members.indychamber.com/events/World-Trade-Day-Conference-1520/details

 

April 18, 2014: China Business Proficiency Series in Indianapolis, “Successful Investment Strategies with China”

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Feb 072014
 

The America China Society of Indiana (ACSI) cordially invites you to the latest installment of the China Business Proficiency Series on April 18th in Indianapolis! This April’s topic, “Successful Investment Strategies with China,” examines the challenges and opportunities of foreign direct investment from a first-hand perspective.

Speakers

Harrison Ding HD
A former executive for IBM’s Asia division, Harrison Ding has served as the Asia Pacific Services Sourcing Executive, Senior Manager for the Americas Supply Chain Management Team as well as several other distinguished positions within IBM. Mr. Ding recently formed Global Caravan Technologies, an Indianapolis-based company bringing significant Chinese investment to the state.

 

 

Chris Douglas
Chris Douglas is founder and managing director of C.H. Douglas & Gray Wealth Management, a Registered Investment Advisor with the State of Indiana. Mr. Douglas is also Managing Director of Red Wing Capital, an investment banking firm established to facilitate direct foreign investment. 
He was decorated for his service as an officer in the US Air Force and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.  CHD

 

Date
Friday, April 18, 2014

Time
8:30am    Registration
9:30am    Program Begins
11:00am  Networking Session

Location
Ivy Tech Community College
Illinois-Fall Creek Center Community Room
2535 North Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46208

Cost
$10      ACSI Corporate Members
$25      ACSI Individual Members
$30      Non-members
$5         Students

To RSVP, please visit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/acsis-china-business-proficiency-series-indianapolis-tickets-10575538721

March 28, 2014: China Cross Cultural Communications Workship

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Mar 052014
 

The International Center presents a workshop on China Cross Cultural Communications. international center workship on china
Workshop participants will be provided with:
– An overview of Chinese culture
– Instructions on business etiquette and protocol in China
– An understanding and appreciation of intercultural differences
– Intercultural communication tools
– Information about how culture influence perceptions, values, and beliefs

Date:
Friday, March 28, 2014

Time:
Networking Breakfast: 8:30-9:oo a.m.
Workshop: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location:
The International Center
One Indiana Square/Suite 2000
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Cost:
$95 per person, includes materials and continental breakfast

Questions:
Contact Peter Kirkwood
pkirkwood@internationalcenter.org

Registration link:
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/china-a-workshop-on-cross-cultural-communications-registration-10658623229

Mar. 11, 2014: Mandarin Speaking Internship Fair at Purdue University

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Oct 162013
 

Are you looking to enhance your talent pipeline in China? On March 11, 2014, the America China Society of Indiana (ACSI), the Purdue University Center for Career Opportunities, and the Purdue University Chinese Students and Scholars Association (PUCSSA) will be holding a Mandarin-Speaking Internship/Career Fair at Purdue’s West Lafayette campus. With nearly 4,300 Mandarin-speaking students at one of the nation’s most prestigious universities, this event features some of the brightest young minds who are looking to work for organizations like yours!

Free employer registration begins on November 18th. Attendees will receive exhibit space, covered table, brunch, snacks and one parking pass for the event. Additional space to conduct interviews will be available as well.

Event Details:

Date:

  • Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Location:

  • France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center
  • Purdue University
  • West Lafayette, Indiana

Tentative Schedule:

  • 8:30am Registration
  • 9:30am Networking Brunch with International Student Leaders
  • 11:00am Career Fair

To register, visit https://purdue-csm.symplicity.com/events/mandarin

Feb. 28, 2014: IBJ 2014 Global Indiana

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Feb 072014
 

The Indiana Business Journal, Chase and J.P. Morgan present 2014 Global Indiana on Thursday Feb., 28 at the JW Marriott.  2014 Global Indiana‘s theme “Crossing Borders: Key Global Trends; How do they impact your choices?” will look at growth in emerging international markets, foreign subsidiary capital structures, and other highlighted international business topics. Morgan McGrath, Head of J.P. Morgan International Commercial Banking, will be the keynote speaker followed by a panel discussion. For more information about the event and registration, visit the 2014 Global Indiana event website.

Feb. 21, 2014: Overview of the Chinese Healthcare and Medical Products Industry Conference

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Jan 102014
 

The Indiana Life Sciences Collaboration Conference Series will host its latest event on Feb. 21st, 2014 at the Cook Medical World Headquarters in Bloomington, IN. The conference will include panel discussions, a Keynote speaker, and a networking session.

For more information about the event and on how to register, visit the Center for the Business of Life Sciences website.