Newsletter October 2013

 

     

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THANKS TO THE GENEROSITY OF:

 

Miller Canfield, PLC


Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC


KPMG, LLP

Rehmann

Cats Co


Hylant Group, Inc.

Deloitte
Deloitte LLP

Fleishman Hillard

Mellen, Smith & Pivoz,PLC


UHY Advisors, Inc.


Clayton & McKervey, P.C.


Comerica

DTE Energy

NAI Farbman

Fidelity National Title


Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane P.C.

 

If you need more information for presentations made by local business leaders and Chinese delegation at Madison Tower, Detroit on September 24th (DCBA golf outing event), please visit vimeo.com/album/2561110.

Revitalization & Real Estate 2014

Sponsored by DTE Energy

Date: On Friday, December 6th, 2013

Place: DTE Go Auditorium(One Energy Plaza, Detroit, MI 48226

Event is free though you have to register by Dec 3rd,2013

Contact:cathy@dcba.com

Schedule:

7:30AM-Registration

8:00AM-Delightful Breakfast

8:15AM-8:20AM Irene Dimitry,VP of DTE opening welcome reparks

8:20AM-8:30AM DCBA remarks

8:30AM-9:30AM Presentations

9:30AM-10:15AM Networking & Tour

 Chinese New Year Gala

Feburary 27th and 28th, 2014, please mark your calendar today. Detailed information will come soon.

 Tongxiang-Detroit Auto Forum

On Tuesday, Ocatober 29th, DCBA hosted Mayor Yongjun Sheng and his delegation from Tongxiang, China at the Big Rock Chop House in Birmingham, MI.

Joining guests that day were Matt Gibb, Deputive Executive of Oakland County, Alan Webber, Manager of Business Development of Oakland County, George Dilgard, Birmingham Mayor and DCBA sponsors whose presence and hospitality sent a positive message to Tongxiang delegation. They promised to return with their region's business leaders for our Chinese New Year Gala in late Febuary, 2014.

Keynote speaker, Mr Yong Yang, the Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at Ford oulined the social economic trends regarding global auto market thoughout the rest of decade. DCBA sends a hearty thank you to Executives from DCBA's recent sponsors: Fidelity National Title, NAI Farbman and Fleishman Hillard Global for their insightful introductions and presentations to lond time DCBA supporters.

DCBA is working diligently to host as many delegations from China as possible, if you have contacts in China whom seek bilateral trade and investment opportunities, please contact DCBA office at your next convenience.       

 Partners Events

The 20th Anniversary Ambassador Leonard Woodcock Seminar & Legacy Dinner

On Thursday, November 7, 2013, Oakland University will host the 20th Anniversary Ambassador Leonard Woodcock Seminar & Legacy Dinner at Meadow Brook Hall.

Ambassdor Michael W. Michalak and Consul General Zhao Weiping will highlight seminar presentatiosn. Read more

Contact: Mel Gilory, megilroy@oakland.edu

 MSU China Entrepreneur Network Job hunting Event

On November 1st, China Entrepreneur Network students from Michigan State University will be hosting "HUNT" an internship contest, modeled after famous Chinese TV show. More information, please visit:

https://www.facebook.com/cenmsu?fref=ts

 MSU Dialogue

Michigan State University (MSU) and Crossing Borders Education (CBE) are offering business the opportunity to screen the CBE created and MSU co-produced documentary, The Dialogue, during international education week November 11-22,2013. The Documentary, filmed in Hongkong and southwest Chian, explores elements of cross-cultural communication and cultural identity that deepens their understanding of the "other" and themselves, The film content is highly applicable to international business. For more information, a film trailer, and registration, visit 

http://www.usp.msu.edu/cbe/

WELCOME NEW SPONSORS

Gold Sponsor - Cats Co (Computer Aplications & Technical Services) is an innovative organization that provides Talent Management Acquisition, IT Solutions and Repair Services to partners and clients of all business sizes and industries, including government and non-profit organizations. Since 1980, CATS CO has built its reputation, Experience, Process and Predictability.

Silver Sponsor - Mellen, Smith, Pivoz PLC upgrades sponsorship from Bronze to Silver. Mellen, Smith, Pivoz PLC is a full service accouting and advisory firm. The specialized professionals in the firm provide the customers with the experience and expertise demanded in the changing economy. The firm services clients in many industries, from local business to international enterprise.

 Bronze Sponsor - NAI Farbman is a premier full service firm offering a wide range of customized real estate services. NAI Farbman has a committed staff of professionals experienced in Brokerage, Property Management, Financial Services, Construction, and Development. 

WELCOME NEW MEMBER

AXA Advisors, LLC is committed to providing clients with appropriate financial advice and products, all followed by quality financial service support. The financial professionals focus on helping individual clients, local businesses, large corporations and local state educational districts and municipalities meet a variety of financail needs.