2016年9月22日，西南美国商会应绵阳投资促进局邀请，参加了第四届中国(绵阳)科技城国际科技博览会。出席此次博览会的美商会代表团包括美商会理事会成员，通用电气中国区副总裁马加宁先生，美国依欧格资源公司中国区总经理Andrew Pfaff先生，瑞美（中国）热水器有限公司中国区总经理Eric Tsui先生，美商会会员企业仲量联行、毕马威、北京世邦魏理仕物业管理服务有限公司、成都丰德奥克伍德华庭酒店公寓等首席代表以及美商会工作人员。
In September 2016, AmCham Southwest member companies and staff were invited by Mianyang Investment and Promotion Bureau to attend the The 4rd China (Mianyang) Science&Technology City International High-Tech Expo. AmCham’s delegation included three Amcham’s BOG members Mr. Joseph Ma, vice president of General Electric China, Mr. Andrew Pfaff, country manager of EOG Resources China Ltd., and Mr. Eric Tsui, general manager of Rheem(China)Water Heater Co., Ltd.; and other CEOs of AmCham member companies.
In the afternoon, Mr. Liu Chao, mayor of Mianyang Municipal Government, met with AmCham delegation. During the meeting, Mr. Liu gave a brief introduction of the city’s investment environment, advantages and policy support. One behalf of AmCham, Mr. Joseph Ma expressed his sincere thanks to Mianyang Municipal Government for their long-standing support and looks forward to future cooperation. In the following investment introduction conference, Mr. Liu informed the delegation on Mianyang’s situation in detail, including its investment environment, the development of an advanced manufacturing industry and modern service industry; and the city’s transportation, construction, and water conservancy. Mr. Liu mentioned that Mianyang is a city of enormous unique advantages, reflecting on its important strategic position, abundant technological resources, solid industrial base, distinct open advantages, comprehensive policy system and excellent living standards. It is the one of the regional central cities with best investment environment, living environment and strongest comprehensive competitiveness among the similar cities in the middle western areas of China. After the introduction of the Mr. Liu about Mianyang city, the representatives form other municipal governments introduced the investment situations of Chengdu Economic Region, South Sichuan Economic Region, Northeastern Sichun Economic Region and Panxi Economic Region.
AmCham’s representatives found the Mianyang Expo worthwhile because it offered a solid introduction to the cities economic profile. By understanding the industrial resources and overall business climate, this Mianyang Expo not only provided an important platform to those seeking business partners, it was also a great chance to explore investment opportunities. AmCham was honored to be invited to this year’s Mianyang Expo, and we look forward to serving our members through future delegation trips.