DCBA Novermber Newsletter 2016


                DCBA 2017 CHINESE NEW YEAR GALA

 Saturday February 11th, 2017 | Grand Ballroom, Cobo Center
  DCBA Chinese New Year Gala will be held in February 11, 2017 in the beautiful
Grand Riverview Ballroom at the Cobo Center, Detroit Michigan.
Early-Bird Price: $350 per person; $600 per couple
Silk Road Tables for Ten, including table signage and other promotional benefits only $2.5K limited time/supply, Please contact us today to reserve your table.
DCBA 2016 Annual Sponsor Appreciation Dinner
Birmingham, Michigan - On November 19, the DCBA successfully hosted the 2016 Annual Sponsor Appreciation Dinner in the picturesque and elegant Birmingham Golf Club along with our special international guests from the Jiangsu Jingjiang Municipal Government Business Promotion Delegation.
The Dinner is our way of saying thank you to the DCBA's Sponsors, local government officials and various community and industry leaders who assisted our efforts in building a stronger bridge between China and USA in 2016. We hope the enthusiastic and grateful spirit of Thanksgiving has touched everybody's heart, filled with appreciation during the Holiday Season.

Beautiful ambient Music performed by students of The University of Michigan Conservatory of Music during the welcoming reception and during our dinner banquet enchanted everybody. The great musical experience was intensified by local well-known Opera singer Wang Jie, whose world-class singing performance raised the bar to even higher level of grace and elegance, once again proving that beautiful music truly is a universal language.

Mr. Jerry Xu, DCBA President, gave an introductory speech, and on behalf of the DCBA team, warmly welcomed and toasted all the guests, showing appreciation to the sponsors for their long-term support with sincerity and gratitude. .
He reviewed the activities of the DCBA over the past year, affirmed the success of building a stronger relationship between China and Michigan and praised the team members and volunteers for their gallant effort in 2016.
 At the same time, we welcomed a delegation headed by Mr. Zhao Guoqing, Vice Mayor of Jingjiang City, Jiangsu Province in China to visit Detroit.
 Mr. Mathew Quigley from the US Department of Commerce congratulated the DCBA's success in fluent Chinese and affirmed the contribution made by the DCBAs efforts over the past 21 years to Sino-US business exchanges and cooperation.
Mathew Quigley, speaking to the mayor of Jingjiang City, Mr. Zhao, said he lived in Hubei Province before and had taken it as his second home after living there for three years upon graduating from his American university.
The Vice- Mayor of Jingjiang also delivered a speech at the banquet, introducing the Jingjiang cith as "three cities in one", a modern Riverside eco-industrial area. He described his city in terms of the diligent character of the people, high technology of  the industry  and great geographical advantage for business. At the same time, The Belt and the Road policy heavily promoted by Chinese Central Government in Beijing will bring more advantages to investments in China.
Mayor Zhao sincerely encouraged and warmly welcomed the government and business leaders of Oakland County, Michigan, to visit Jingjiang to strengthen their friendship and further enhance the business cooperation with Jingjiang City. Together, as he put it, "we can share the benefits brought by the second round of economic boom in China, presenting unlimited business opportunities."
 Mayor Zhao promised that Jingjiang will make every effort to promote a healthy business exchange between our two areas. Mayor Zhao's speech won the unanimous approval of the audience and was received with warm applause.
After dinner, Mr. Jason Luo, Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the DCBA and President of KSS, a global tier 1 supplier, welcomed Mr. David Wang, Vice President & Deputy General Managerof Yanfeng Group, to join the DCBA Advisory Board.  
Mr. David Wang said he was honored to be able to work with the Board of Advisors to contribute to Sino-US business cooperation.
DCBA Board member, Faye Nelson, President of the DTE Foundation, also welcomed Mr. David Wang, to join the DCBA Advisory Board.
We also expressed our heartfelt special thanks to Ms. Jessica Xie from Hylant and Ms. Peijin Wu Hoppe from Mellen Smith & Pivoz PLC for their long-term support of the DCBA and Community, presenting them with awards for outstanding community service.
Delta Airlines provided a special gift to a lucky winner with tickets to the Cirque de Soleil which brought a fitting end to a most memorable and lovely evening of celebration and Holiday Cheer.
DCBA Taixing Delegation Presentation Event
Troy, Michigan - On the evening of November 22, 2016, the Detroit Chinese Business Association was proud to host a delegation of senior businessmen and officials from Taixing City, Jiangsu Province, led by Mr. Gu Gang, Vice Mayor of the city of Taixing.
Presenters included DCBA Board of Advisor Mr. Shusheng Wang; of the Global Law firm of Miller Canfield, who have provided legal services to a large number of Sino-US cooperation regarding investment, mergers and acquisitions.
 DCBA Board of Advisor Mr. Matt Gibb, Deputy Mayor of Oakland County, warmly welcomed the Taixing delegation's visit, sharing highlights of the more than 1000 international companies which call Oakland County home.
Mr. Albert Nelson, a Wayne County Community College representative, introduced the members of the delegation and our audience to the rich educational resources and potential collaborations between Wayne County Community College and Taixing City. 
Mr. Gu Gang, Deputy Mayor of Jiangsu Taixing City, introduced the audience to a special presentation of the "High-Tech Park" zone, and other assets of his City. He also invited the business, community and government leaders attending this event to visit Taixing City.
The delegation members, local entrepreneurs and government officials conducted in-depth discussion about the business future and exchanged their valuable opinions during the promoting event; they also enjoyed a wonderful dinner buffet provided by Sakura Restaurant.
DCBA in the Media--

DSO to tour Japan, China in Slatkin's first overseas tour with orchestra

By Crain's Detroit Business
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra announced Tuesday that it will perform 11 concerts in Japan and China in July, marking DSO's first visit to China. William Davidson FoundationFord Motor Co. and Ford Motor Company Fund are the top supporters of the Asia tour, according to the DSO.
Nicole and Matt Lester, the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, and Michigan Economic Development Corp. also provided major support for the tour. Additional support is being provided by the Applebaum Family FoundationDeloitte LLPShinola/Detroit LLC, and Toyota Motor Co. Funding is also provided by the Detroit Chinese Business AssociationJapan Business Society of Detroit and Oakland County Economic Development, the DSO said.
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Welcome to New Member of the DCBA Advisory Board--
DCBA New Advisory Board Member Announcement
DCBA is proud to acknowledge a new members have joined the DCBA Advisory Board since November 2016 with two-year service term. Mr. David Wang, Vice President, Deputy General Manager North America of  Yanfeng Global Automotive Interior Systems Co., Ltd. Welcome aboard!
DCBA New Position Announcement--
DCBA New Office Manager Announcement
DCBA new office manager, Cindy Fabio (cindy@dcba.com), just joined us from December 2016.
Displaying 2016-12-07_06.22.40.jpg Cindy was born in Jiangsu province of China, she graduated from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 1994. And she have been living in Michigan for 12 years, before came to the USA, she lived in Germany for 8 years. She likes to be engaged in community service, and wish to be able to promote multilateral business relationships among US and China through her multicultural background. Currently she is living in Macomb County with her husband Tarik Fabio and 3 kids.
Welcome to New Annual Bronze Sponsor--
ICAT Logistics DTW is a Detroit-based worldwide logistics company. We organize the shipment of goods from one point to another - anywhere in the world - and manage all the issues that ensure it's done right. Since our company does not depend solely on our own fleet of shipping vessels, we have the advantage of contracting with partners who are best suited for each unique challenge. That gives us the flexibility to offer our clients the right modes of delivery for the right location at the right time.
ICAT Logistics DTW was founded by Dan Cser in Detroit in 1994 as an affiliate of ICAT Logistics Inc., which is headquartered near Baltimore, Maryland. Our leadership team has more than a half-century of experience in freight forwarding. Our company has offices in 11 major metropolitan areas across the U.S., including Detroit, as well as the UK and China. We have created strategic alliances and partnerships around the world, which helps us to serve more than 30,000 airports globally. Our partnerships are built on years of working together and developing trust to ensure that we deliver on our promises.
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