The Opportunities and Ventures in China – Introduction to Suzhou City

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NCCBA (NC Chinese Business Association) and NCCC (NC China Center) are proud to invite you to attend the following event on September 11, 2006 (Monday). Space is limited, please register now through NCCBA web site (www.nc-cba.org).

The Opportunities and Ventures in China – Introduction to Suzhou City
Suzhou city and its famous China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park is one of biggest success stories in China’s recent economic development. NCCBA and NCCC are delighted to welcome a delegation of business leaders from Suzhou City to the RTP and host an event on September 11 to help foster friendships and business relationships between Suzhou City, the RTP and Chinese business community at large.

A manager of China Singapore Venture Capital Co. Ltd. (CSVC), the largest Chinese venture capital firm (in terms of invested amount) will visit RTP. Accompanying him will be a general manager of investment bank department. There are also leaders both in Biotech tech and IT fields to present Suzhou City industry park operations. The event will be focused on introducing opportunities and ventures in Suzhou City, the roles and responsibilities of CSVC, new opportunities and policies related to future business development in biotech and IT business, both within China and internationally. The goal of the visit is to promote Suzhou’s business development and identify business opportunities in the US, especially those companies who want to do business with China-Suzhou. The Suzhou industry park will include a new venture called Bio Bay – a specialized technology park for advanced biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development.

Based on Suzhou delegation’s request, NCCBA’s Dr. Frank Wang (President of BioMachines, Inc.) will give a short presentation about Nano-Biotechnology and its business opportunities. NCCBA Member Dr. Xiaodi Guo (Executive VP of HuaHai Pharmaceutical Inc.) will present his business venture both in China and US.

For those who have technologies or are considering a commercial venture in China, Suzhou City provides the place and CSVC provides the financial means to develop your project, whether it is a seed stage or mature business. NCCBA and NCCC encourage its members, associates, and partners to attend the event and get direct interaction with Suzhou delegation members. If you have any questions or need any help, please don't hesitate contact us (Frank Wang fwang@bio-machines.com; Lian Xie lian_xie@ncsu.edu; Lei Luo leiluo@gmail.com).

When: 6:00-9:30 pm, Monday, September 11, 2006.
We will have dinner and networking social 6:00pm – 7:00pm). The seminar will start from 7:00pm to 9:30pm.

Cost: Free

Where: MCNC, MCNC Auditorium
Building #1
3021 Cornwallis Road,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2889

*****************Directions*************************
Map and Directions: http://www.ncidea.org/contact.html

Driving Directions:

1. Directions from Raleigh or locations south or east of RTP.
Take I-40 West, toward Chapel Hill/Durham. Take the Durham Freeway (Route 147) North, the sign reads "Exit #279B, 147 North, Durham." Take the next exit (to the right) marked "Research Triangle Park, Cornwallis Road." At the end of the exit, turn right onto Cornwallis Road. Continue after the first light (entrances to GlaxoSmithKline to both the right and left)for about 0.2 miles - the sign of the entrance to MCNC is on the right-hand side. The MCNC auditorium is next to the front entrance of the building.

2. Directions from Durham, Chapel Hill, or locations north or west of RTP:
Take I-85 to the Durham Freeway (Route 147). Take the Durham Freeway (Route 147) South to the Cornwallis Road Exit. At the end of the ramp, make right turn on to Cornwallis Road. Go through the first light if it was not red (entrances to GlaxoSmithKline to both the right and left), and continue for about 0.2 miles - the entrance to MCNC is on the right-hand side, just after the yellow "Signal Ahead" sign. The MCNC auditorium is next to the front entrance of the building.

*********************About NCCBA**********************
North Carolina Chinese Business Association (NCCBA: www.nc-cba.org) is a premier nonprofit charitable and educational business organization. NCCBA’s mission is to represent, serve, and promote the common interests of our membership and the North Carolina Chinese business community, particularly in promoting entrepreneurial and corporate development related to sciences and technologies. NCCBA will serve as a forum for networking and exchanging, for advancing our knowledge in creating and sustaining successful businesses, and for encouraging and facilitating coaching and consultation among our members. NCCBA will also serve as a major catalyst in bridging the China - North Carolina business relationship.

*********************About NCCC**********************
The mission of the North Carolina China Center (NCCC: www.ncchinacenter.org ) is to serve as a statewide catalyst and resource for the promotion of economic, educational, governmental and citizen pursuits between North Carolina and the Greater China Region (GCR, including mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan). The objectives of the NCCC are to explore business opportunities; promote academic exchanges; foster industrial collaborations; enhance cross-cultural understanding; and assist all interested parties and business entities as well as public and private institutions in developing relationships with the GCR.

*****************NCCBA Membership*******************
Per requests, NCCBA will accept membership application on the site before and after the seminar. We encourage professionals and entrepreneurs to join this exciting non-profit organization. You will be invited to members-only networking social events, receptions and seminars among many other benefits. Please call (919) 345-6294 or (919) 481-3038 if you have any question on membership. More information about NCCBA is available at http://www.nc-cba.org