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AmCham Gaoyao Golf Tournament and Investment Mission

Organized by the Gaoyao Municipal People’s Government, The American Chamber of Commerce in South China, the Guangdong Board of Investment Promotion and the Gaoyao Bureau of Investment Services, the 2007 AmCham-Gaoyao Golf Tournament and Business Symposium saw more than 50 AmCham members spend a lovely two days and one night in Gaoyao city for business and pleasure.


A Friendship Golf Tournament was held at Zhaoqing Golf Club, pitting more than 20 two-player teams against each other for the gold, silver and bronze. Non-golfers on the delegation were treated to guided tours of “The Village of Eight Diagrams” and the “Agricultural Ecological Garden” for a breath of fresh air and a glimpse at the natural beauty of Gaoyao and its surroundings.


That evening, Secretary of the CPC Gaoyao Committee Wu Linqian, Mayor of Gaoyao City Xu Minjian and other Chinese government leaders warmly welcomed the delegation at lovely banquet; Mr. Yang Zijiang, Deputy Director of Guangdong Board of Investment Promotion also attended, fully expressing the GDBIP’s support of Gaoyao and the delegation’s high spirits.


The next day, Gaoyao city leaders took the entire group on an informative and extensive tour of Gaoyao’s development areas, infrastructure, long-term planning and a few well-known companies’ Gaoyao projects. Finally, all gathered together for the “Gaoyao Investment Mission and Exchange Conference” at the head office of the Gaoyao Municipal People’s Government office building. Finally, delegates were treated to one last meal with their warm and hospitable hosts, and one final round of toasts to the new friendships formed on those two days.


About the Gaoyao City

With a deep culture and a long history of over 2,100 years, Gaoyao is a land full of vitality and spirituality. In recent years, Gaoyao City has successively obtained multiple honors and awards, such as, the titles of the National and Guangdong Provincial Civilized City, Excellent Sanitary City and Advanced Cultural City, etc,. In 2004 Gaoyao City was reputed as “Guangdong Provincial Sustainable development Pilot Zone”. Since 2000, Gaoyao City has been awarded the title of “National top 100 Counties (Cities) with the Strongest County-level regional Economic Competitiveness” for five consecutive years. In 2007, it was honorably awarded the title of “Top 200 Charming city with Chinese characteristics”.

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