AmCham South China Hosts a
Thousand at Live U.S. Election Party
AmCham South China to Host
the Largest Asia Pacific Business Summit in 2017
GUANGZHOU, CHINA – November 9, 2016 - The
American Chamber of Commerce in South China (AmCham South China) today held its
U.S. Presidential Election party from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the China Hotel by
Marriott, Guangzhou, and attracting over 1,000 people. The grand celebration,
scheduled to coincide with the closing of polls in the United States, enabled
the audience to watch history as it was made.
Similar to an event held for the 2012 U.S.
Presidential Election, which drew more than a thousand people over the course
of several hours, this year’s undertaking included live Q&A sessions and
activities to educate guests about the election processes at work when the U.S.
selects its newest leaders.
In addition to interacting with other
guests and enjoying complimentary refreshments, guests were encouraged to cast
their own ballot in predicting the next president, and those who guessed correctly
were entered into a “Lucky Draw” for round-trip air tickets to the United
States courtesy of Hainan Airlines.
Besides the election party, AmCham South
China has hosted hundreds of events of various types for its business
community. As a leader in promotion of free trade, the chamber will host the
2017 APCAC Asia Pacific Business Summit from April 19 to 22 in Guangzhou.
Representing 22 economies, the APCAC Asia Pacific Business Summit is the
largest and most influential annual Business Summit in Asia Pacific.
The 2017 Business Summit will be attended
by business and industry leaders in Charge of US$620 billion in Annual FDI
Management and more than US$1 trillion in Annual Trade, as well as policy
experts, media, academia, and top government officials from U.S., China, and
from across the Asia Pacific Region.
An “Economic Powerhouse”, the Asia Pacific
Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) represents 29 American
Chambers of Commerce from 22 economies in Asia Pacific, consisting of 15,000
Member Companies, 50,000 Overseas American Executives, and 10 million Employees
that generate US$620 billion in Annual FDI Management, and more than US$1 trillion
in annual trade.
About The American Chamber of Commerce in South China
The American Chamber of Commerce in South China (AmCham South
China) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating
bilateral trade between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
Certified in 1995 by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C., AmCham
South China represents more than 2,300 corporate and individual members, is
governed by a fully-independent Board of Governors elected from its membership,
and provides dynamic, on-the-ground support for American and International
companies doing business in South China. In 2015, AmCham South China hosted
more than 10,000 business executives and government leaders from around the
world at its briefings, seminars, committee meetings and social gatherings. The
American Chamber of Commerce in South China is a fully-independent organization
accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. All AmChams in China are independently governed and represent
member companies in their respective regions.