About Us

The Detroit Chinese Business Association (DCBA) is a Michigan based non-profit organization

Who We Are

The Detroit Chinese Business Association (DCBA) is a Michigan based non-profit organization. Founded in 1995, DCBA primarily aims to foster a bilateral business relationship between U.S. and Chinese companies. Leveraging DCBA’s services is the most effective way of doing business between Michigan and China.

DCBA has established close relationships with American and Chinese government agencies, automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers, and many other manufacturing and service companies and organizations. In the past years, DCBA promoted business opportunities by providing its members and the Metro-Detroit business communities with numerous business conferences, exhibitions, networking events and consulting services.

DCBA, comprised of a pool of talented and dedicated staff, with an in-depth knowledge of the U.S. and Chinese business environment and culture, offers its members services such as business attraction, logistics consulting, HR service, language translation, IT solution, and many others. Your DCBA membership entitles you to a wide variety of benefits and special offers.

The Detroit Chinese Business Association has had a plethora of positive news and media attention. DCBA has been featured on CCTV (China), CBC (Canada), NHK (Japan), Fairchild TV (Canada), China Business Network Weekly, Jing Weekly, NY Times, Monocle Media from London, CNBC Asia, and multiple positive articles in China Daily News.

We invite you to join DCBA as it moves forward to a brighter future.

  • Membership

    Benefits and Services:

    • Trade shows focused on the promotion of Chinese-American business exchange
    • Trade missions between US and China
    • High-level business seminars and conferences, such as “China Forum”, which focus on governmental policy, industry trends and market analysis
    • Customized training in automotive industry trends and strategies, the best business practices, technology advancements, etc.
    • Business partner matchmaking to identify potential partners, buyers or suppliers, etc.
    • Email promotion through our monthly newsletter, “DCBA ONLINE”, which reaches over 1200 members in U.S. and China
    • Website advertisement on www.dcba.com to promote exceptional organizations and their services in US-China business
    • Publishing Chinese companies’ joint ventures and investment projects via DCBA’s website and newsletter
    • “DCBA Celebrity Interview” articles on www.dcba.com for recognition of outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to the advancement of US-China business
    • “Ask the Experts” articles on www.dcba.com for a dialog on various topics like financial loans, business law, accounting, intellectual property, etc.
    • Annual DCBA Golf Outing
    • Awards and special recognition for outstanding corporations and individuals conducting US-China business
    • Assisting DCBA members in the promotion of special events and conferences in the US or China
    • Translation service for meetings, business documents, catalogs, letters, promotion materials, etc.
    • Culture and language assistance for visiting business delegations
    • Travel coordination service for Chinese and American executives and government officials: including meeting arrangements, plant visits, etc. Business itineraries are provided by local travel agents.
    Annual Individual Membership – $300

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    Membership is tired to your dcba.com account, please use separate accounts for each individual, purchase membership multiple times will extend membership time.

    (Entrepreneurs, SME’s) The membership benefit includes:
    1. Discounts on select DCBA events
    2. Kept up to date on all official DCBA happenings
    3. Mention/listing in DCBA monthly newsletter
    4. Become a part of our broad member network
    Annual Corporate / Professional Membership – $1000

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    Membership is tired to your dcba.com account, please use separate accounts for each business, purchase membership multiple times will extend membership time.

    (Lawyers, CPA’s, Realtors, Banks, Large firms) The membership benefit includes:
    1. Discounts on all DCBA events
    2. Limited use of conference room
    3. Kept up to date on all official DCBA happenings
    4. Mention/listing in DCBA monthly newsletter
    5. Become a part of our broad member network

    Join the DCBA today! With a growing and influential member and sponsor base there has never been a better time to join the DCBA family, join now and expand your potential!

    (Note: DCBA reserves the right to limit and restrict memberships)

    *Membership benefits are subject to change without prior notice.

  • Sponsorship

    In order to better serve you, starting from 2009, DCBA offers three levels of Annual sponsorship opportunities:
    A. Gold Sponsorship – $10,000
    1. Gold annual sponsors are automatically listed as a Gold Sponsor for ALL DCBA’s yearly events, with the following benefits:
      • Can display materials on the event registration table or a separate display table
      • Can display company or organization banner on site
      • Receive a full (Ax4) color page advertisement on event brochure
      • Receive acknowledgment as an “Honored Sponsor” in the event advertising and program materials
      • Receive recognition from DCBA in the event
      • Have five (5) individuals from your firm/organization invited as VIP guests to the event(Except Annual Golf outing, Annual New Gala and Annual US China Auto conference)
      • Publish your company events on DCBA monthly newsletter
    2. DCBA will organize one promotional event a year for Gold Sponsor
    3. A banner link to your company website on www.dcba.com
    4. Logo on DCBA monthly e-newsletter, “DCBA online”, in both English and Chinese versions for the whole year
    5. Free consultation on your business development, such as new contact establishment, logistic arrangement, etc.
    6. Assistance for your events from DCBA personnel for registration, venue set-up,etc.
    B. Silver Sponsorship – $5,000
    1. Silver annual sponsor is automatically listed as Silver Sponsor for ALL DCBA’s yearly events, including the following benefits:
      • Can display materials on the event registration table or a separate display table
      • Can display company or organization banner on site
      • Receive a half (Ax4) color page ad on event brochure
      • Receive acknowledgment as an “Honored Sponsor” in the event advertising and program materials
      • Receive recognition from DCBA in the event
      • Have three (3) individuals from your firm/organization invited as VIP guests to the event(Except Annual Golf outing, Annual New Gala and Annual US China Auto conference)
      • Publish your company events on DCBA monthly newsletter
    2. A banner link to your company website on www.dcba.com
    3. Logo on DCBA monthly e-newsletter, “DCBA Online”, in both English and Chinese versions for the whole year
    4. Free consultation on your business development, such as new contact establishment, logistic arrangement, etc.
    5. Assistance for your events from DCBA personnel for registration, venue set-up, etc.
    C. Bronze Sponsorship – $3,000
    1. Bronze annual sponsors are automatically listed as Bronze Sponsor for ALL the DCBA’s yearly events, including the following benefits:
      • Can display materials on the event registration table
      • Receive a half (Ax4) black & white page ad on event brochure
      • Receive acknowledgment as an “Honored Sponsor” in the event advertising and program materials
      • Receive recognition from DCBA in the event
      • Have two (2) individuals from your firm/organization invited as VIP guests to the event(Except Annual Golf outing, Annual New Gala and Annual US China Auto conference)
    2. A banner link to your company website on www.dcba.com
    3. Logo on DCBA monthly e-newsletter, “DCBA Online”, in both English and Chinese versions for the whole year
    If you are interested in becoming a DCBA Annual Sponsor, please contact us at (248)918.0391 or send an email to milan@dcba.com for details.

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