Past Events

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.

Feb. 9, 2014: ICCCI Indy Chinese New Year Gala

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Dec 202013
 

The Indianapolis Chinese Community Center Inc., will be hosting a Chinese New Year Gala with activities for children, dinner, and live performances.

Date: Sunday, February 9, 2014

Time: 1:30PM– 3:30PM Kids Carnival
3:30PM –5:00PM Dinner
5:30PM – 8:30PM Performance, by ICCCI performing arts groups and other local Chinese organizations.

Venue: Westfield High School, 18250 North Union Street, Westfield IN 46074

Admission:  $5 for performance
$8 adult dinner box/$4 child dinner box

Contact iccci.event@gmail.com for more information

Jan. 28, 2014: ICCCI Happy Chinese New Year

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Dec 202013
 

The Indianapolis Chinese Community Center Inc., will be hosting a cultural event to celebrate Chinese New Year with a special performance from China’s Zhe-Jiang Province Performing Arts Troupe.

Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Time:
6:15PM – 6:45PM  Poster Exhibit of “China Tibet Impression”
7:00PM –8:15PM  Performance “2014 HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR 欢乐春节”,by Zhe-Jiang Province Performing Arts Troupe, China

Venue:  Clay Middle School, 5150 E 126thSt, Carmel IN 4603

Admission: $5

Contact iccci.event@gmail.com for more information       beijing opera

Nov. 22-24, 2013: Indy International Festival

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Oct 072013
 

Indy International Festival 2013The 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 Chinese Stilt Walker “Chopstick Man” and the Silk Road Ensemble will be some of the many event features with a Chinese theme. Click here or visit the event’s Facebook page for more information.

Nov. 21st, 2013: Legal Profession in China: Development, Troubles and Rethinking

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Nov 182013
 

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.

Time: 3:30pm
Location: Room 267,Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN

Nov. 14, 2013: China Business Proficiency Series 7: Columbus – Advanced Manufacturing in China

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Oct 162013
 

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 dave.carini@americachinasociety.org or 317-646-2920.