Calendar of Events
The 2019 China-California Business Forum will be attended by more than 150 Chinese business delegates from nine provinces and municipalities. Local attendees can expect to meet senior Chinese investment and trade delegates from and throughout China. Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis will be giving a keynote address at the event.
Industries of Focus: All, with specific sessions for clean-tech, advanced manufacturing and e-commerce
If you are interested in soliciting Chinese investment or are interested in doing business in China, this is the event for you. There will be opportunities to work on a go-to-market strategy for China, learn about trends in the Chinese market, and connect directly with business and strategic resources in China.
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Select LA is an essential platform for businesses seeking to secure foreign direct investment opportunities and gain exclusive insights into market trends and deal flow throughout the Los Angeles region. There will be breakout sessions on entertainment, the future of transportation, and a keynote address from Mayor Garcetti.
Industries of Focus: Environmental, Financial Services, Media and Entertainment, Advanced Transportation, Technology.
Los Angeles area companies should attend if they are looking for foreign investment or looking to better understand how foreign companies are viewing the Los Angeles market. Bud Colligan, the Governor’s Senior Advisor for International Affairs and Trade, will be speaking.
For more information or to register, please click here: https://www.selectla.org/
The conference focuses on the theme of investment cooperation between Guangdong and the United States by setting up a multi-level dialogue and matchmaking platform for enterprises and government officials, and exchanges will be conducted in the sectors of biomedicine, energy conservation and environmental protection, intelligent manufacturing and innovation cooperation. The conference concentrates on promoting win-win cooperation and entails a series of activities including opening ceremony, summit dialogue and matchmaking. The opening ceremony includes welcome remarks, keynote speeches, enterpreneur presentations and signing ceremony. In the keynote speech, the current economic and social development of Guangdong will be introduced, and the development plan and related policies for Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area will be presented. In summit dialogue, representatives from Office of the Leading Group on Construction of Guangdong-HongKong-Macao Greater Bay Area of Guangdong, Bay Area Council as well as Guangdong and U.S. enterprises will discuss the business opportunities and development prospects of bilateral cooperation in the context of Greater Bay Area.
For a complete list of delegates, please click here: https://advocacy.calchamber.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/List-of-Enterprises-Delegation.pdf
2019’s SelectUSA Investment Summit will take place from June 10-12, 2019 in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Hilton.
Throughout its existence, the Investment Summit has been a key contributor to advancing the Department of Commerce’s mission to support U.S. economic growth and create opportunities for hardworking Americans. Past Investment Summit participants have announced $98 billion in new investment projects which have been responsible for creating more than 150,000 American jobs.
For more information, please visit: https://www.selectusasummit.us/Home
Baltics has a regional GDP of over $121 billion, a GDP per capita on average of $20,000, strong infrastructure and ease of doing business. This region of just over 6 million people offers opportunities for American exporters.
Estonia hosts NATO’s cyber-defense center and is a homeland for of Skype. As a result of its two-decade commitment to IT, Estonia is the world’s most advanced digital society and recognized leader in digital skills, infrastructure and legislation. Estonia boasts a full digital ecosystem, world class cyber-security, and soon-to-be 5G infrastructure. Skype, Transferwise, GrabCAD, Skeleton, Lingvist are just a few of many successful technology startups born in Estonia.
Latvia is ranked 25th out of 189 countries in terms of ease of doing business. The Latvian government has adopted modern laws establishing copyrights, patents and trademarks and the means for enforcing their protection. Telecommunication services are modern and among the highest in quality in the EU. Many U.S. companies doing business in Latvia rate the business environment among the best in Central and Eastern Europe. The country provides an attractive market for American IT equipment and services, capital machinery and equipment, medical and consumer products, and energy products.
Lithuania is among the fastest growing EU economies and is a potentially attractive market for U.S. goods and services. Its excellent infrastructure, competitive costs, and availability of high-skilled, English-speaking workforce make Lithuania a great place for U.S. companies to do business. Dominant sectors include biotechnology, financial technology, electronics manufacturing, ICT, laser technology, energy, metal working, and transportation and logistics. The webinar will give an overview of each market with a question and answer session at the end of each webinar.
For more information or to register, please click here: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/event/editWebReg.do?SmartCode=9QEL
Select Bay Area exists to promote the San Francisco-Silicon Valley region, specific investment projects, and the Bay Area’s unique value-proposition to international businesses and investors. The event includes site visits of biotech and tech firms and the opportunity to pitch your business to Bay Area venture capitalists.
Industries of Focus: Environmental, Information and Communication Technology, Travel and Tourism
Companies looking to learn more about investing in the Bay Area or looking to get your Bay Area company in front of potential investors are encouraged to register and attend
For more information or to register, please click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/san-francisco-select-usa-tech-day-tickets-60082305794
The Chamber, in collaboration with the Israeli National Cyber Directorate (INCD) and Tel Aviv University, is leading a business delegation to Cyber Week in Israel from June 23-26, 2019. Entering its 9th year, Cyber Week is recognized as one of the top international cybersecurity conferences in the world with over 8,000 attendees from 80+ countries. The Chamber has developed a program which includes a tailored schedule of meetings, sites visits, thought leadership, and networking and business development events.
“Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” is a mega promotion organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council to attract more overseas companies to use Hong Kong’s service platform to tap into the mainland and the asian market. Following the overwhelming response in the UK, Japan, USA, France, Italy, Canada, Germany, “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” will revisit the city of Los Angeles, USA in 2019. This event will bring together business communities from Hong Kong and different economies to discuss developments and trends in the dynamic asian market. It will feature a main symposium, a high-level dinner and various sector-specific sessions. Consultation with Hong Kong service providers and business matching meetings will also be arranged. Concurrent Thematic Sessions Themes Selling to Asia/China Financial Service in Hong Kong Innovation and Technology (e.g. fintech, healthcare, smart city, well-being/ lifestyle) Design & Marketing Services Business empowered by artificial intelligence and advanced manufacturing E-sports dispute resolution and legaltech.
Click here for more information: http://www.hktdc.com/ncs/thinkasiathinkhk2019/en/main/index.html