Newsletter February 2015
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The Detroit Chinese Business Association Hosts Spectacular Chinese New Year Gala
Annual Event Featured Notable Speakers, Entertainment and Sponsors
The Annual Chinese New Year Gala, hosted by the Detroit Chinese Business Association, welcomed the Year of the Sheep, as well as a delegation of governmental and business leaders from China to Michigan for networking and building business partnerships. The Motor City Casino Soundboard venue was lit with red and gold décor on Feb. 27 as a sold-out crowd of more than 450 attendees celebrated unity and luck for a prosperous year of the Sheep.
A special keynote address by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley highlighted the evening, while the celebration also included remarks from Fred Schell, vice president at DTE Energy; David Wang, president of Yanfeng USA; Ken Barrett, chief diversity officer for GM; and Mary Buchzeiger, CEO of Sure Solutions. Jerry Xu, president of DCBA emceed the evening’s festivities.... More Please click here.
The DCBA Annual Chinese New Year celebration couldn’t be possible without its sponsors, including:
2015 DCBA Event Sponsors
DCBA Celebrates the 2015 Chinese New Year at Motor City Casino
By Catherine HJ Li
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley and other prominent figures attended Detroit Chinese Business Association’s (DCBA) Chinese New Year Gala at Motor City Casino, Soundboard Room February 27th. The Gala brought together influential individuals and business leaders from Delta Air Lines, GM, ZYNP International, MEDC, Yanfeng USA and many more prestigious companies to celebrate “The Year of Sheep”, which holds promise for a year of peace and positive business relationships... More Please click here.
Keynote Speaker: Lt. Gov. Brian Calley
Guest Speaker, Fred Shell, VP of Government Affairs, DTE
Guest Speaker, Mary Buchzeiger, CEO, Sure Solution
Delta Air Lines Presents Charity Auction
Recognition of the "Sheepers" by ZYNP INCODEL
QAD Presents Award to Performers with Lt. Governor
For more Gala photos, please click here.
Bridging The Great Wall
By Matthew Totsky
Accounting firm works with Chinese companies to help grow the local economy.
For more than 40 years, Bingham Farms-based accounting firm Mellen, Smith & Pivoz has provided high-quality and personalized service to a broad range of clients.
"We work to know their business and their goals and tailor our services to fit those needs," says Mark Smith, a managing member and CPA at the firm. "We understanding that every company is different and every business has different needs. Our goal is to offer specialized services to fit those needs."... More please click here.
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Sincere appreciation to our wonderful sponsors, without whom our fruitful year would not be possible. Happy New Year to everyone.