On May 12, AmCham China Tianjin Chapter embarked on a full day of government outreach, industry tours and a government appreciation reception with 150-plus guests, including prominent officials from local authorities. The full-day program helped members better understand the opportunities in Tianjin and make the connections needed to succeed.
In the morning, AmCham China President Alan Beebe and Tianjin Chapter Chairman Martin Winchell delivered the 2016 White Paper to Tianjin Vice Mayor Zhao Haishan, and took time to discuss the key issues it addresses.
The afternoon session started with an exclusive tour of the Binhai New Area, including stops at Yu Jia Pu CBD, Binhai New Area Planning Exhibition Center, Dong Jiang Port and a short driving tour.
Then Beebe and Winchell led the delegation of members to a visit with Zhang Yong, Chairman of Tianjin Binhai New Area. The meeting included a brief exchange of ideas and the formal handover the 2016 White Paper.
The evening reception and dinner session was attended by more than 150 guests, with highlights including speeches from Zhang and AmCham China Chairman James Zimmerman. Many top officials from Tianjin Economic Development Area, Tianjin Airport Economic Area, Hitech Industrial Park, Free Trade Zone, Yu Jia Pu CBD, Dongjiang Port, Eco-city and Binhai New Area also attended the dinner and networked with members.
AmCham China Tianjin Chapter thanks all the sponsors whose contributions led to the success of the entire day’s agenda: WRE, Schneider Logistics, PPG Coatings, Exxon Mobile, IMA, JLL, Boeing, United Family Hospital and ADM.