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Meet with the Michigan China Center
April 04, 2019
Discover your company’s export potential in China. Ning Shao, Michigan China Center director, will be visiting Michigan May 6-10, 2019. Spots are filling quickly so contact your international trade manager or email email@example.com to schedule a meeting today! This event is a precursor to Automation Alley’s trade mission to the region on September 13-20, 2019.
An expert on strategic business development and public affairs, Ning Shao, has counseled over 100 organizations on public affairs and business development with China over the past 20-plus years. Shao has worked on a diverse range of projects for corporate clients such as Lockheed Martin, IBM, Goodyear, Lincoln Electric, General Motors, Hershey, and Coca-Cola.
Shao has also led an Interpublic Group (IPG) Task Force to work on more than 20 Shanghai Expo projects. In 2012, Mr. Shao managed the establishment of the Michigan China Center in Shanghai, and has hosted seven annual Michigan China Missions led by Governor Rick Snyder from 2012 to 2018.
Travel dates and locations:
May 6: Troy
May 7: Troy*
May 8: Ann Arbor
May 9: Kalamazoo
May 10: Grand Rapids
*Available for afternoon meetings - speaking at Automation Alley's Doing Business in China and Thailand event the same day