Why China matters to the Heartland

Join USHCA and our partners in exploring Why China Matters to the Heartland. Learn how each Heartland state benefits from its relationship with China economically, educationally and culturally.

Event Date: January 25th, 2022

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. EST

Date and time subject to change

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How does China economically benefit each Heartland state?

What are the cultural ties and important partnerships each Heartland state has with China?

70,159

Chinese-American population of Michigan 2020.

What are the Chinese -American demographics in each Heartland state?

Event Speakers

Denise Thomas

Denise Thomas

CEO

World Trade Center Arkansas

Drew Combs

Drew Combs

Executive Director

North Dakota Trade Office

Pradeep Khanna

Pradeep Khanna

Interim Associate Vice President for Corporate and International Relations

University of Illinois

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Amy Lei

Business Development & Intelligence

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Marth Henry

Martha Henry

International Relations Manager

City of San Antonio

Fanfu Li

Fanfu Li

International Business Development Director

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

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Craig Allen

主席

US-China Business Council

Fanfu Li

Fanfu Li

International Business Development Director

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

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Craig Allen

主席

US-China Business Council

As a grassroots 501(c)3 bipartisan nonprofit committed to promoting a productive and mutually beneficial relationship between the U.S. and China, USHCA’s efforts are focused on promoting exchanges in culture, education, and business between the American Heartland Region and China. 

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