Oct 142016


On September 1st, the America China Society of Indiana hosted its first ever China Business Conference at the Conrad in downtown Indianapolis. The half-day event began with a welcome address by Secretary of Commerce Victor Smith and Chinese Consul General Hong Lei followed by a China Economic Outlook by JP Morgan Chase’s Kok-Chi Tsim. The event also included two panel discussions: the first on China Investment in the Midwest by Mr. Charlie Cai (Westfield Outdoors), Mr. Jim Lechleitner (STARR Strategic Partners), Mr. Eric Lo (China Telecom Americas) and Mr. Russell Menyhart (Taft Stettinius & Hollister); the second on Indiana Investment in China by Ms. Christine Sohar Henter (Barnes & Thornburg), Mr. Ye Hu (U.S. Commercial Service), Mr. Kingdon Offenbacker and Ms. Julie Xing (Eli Lilly and Company).

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