Event Review | Farewell Cocktail Party for Consul General of U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu

On the night of July 13th, 2020, AmCham Southwest has successfully held Farewell Cocktail Party for Consul General of U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu at the Ritz-Carlton Chengdu. Senior managers from more than 30 AmCham member companies including industries in real estate, finance, IT, manufacturing, education, FMCG, consulting & service, hospitality, etc., representatives from Sichuan Provincial Bureau of Economic Cooperation, Office Of Inward Invested Enterprises Appeal Center Of Sichuan Provincial Government, and Chengdu Investment Promotion Bureau, AmCham Board of Governors and officers from the U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu have gathered together to extend heartfelt gratitude to Jim Mullinax, the Consul General of the US Consulate General in Chengdu, for the cooperation and his tremendous support during his three-year term in Chengdu and give the best wishes to him.
At the outset, Benjamin Wang, Chairman of AmCham Southwest, on behalf of the AmCham Board of Governors and all AmCham member companies,  expressed sincere thanks to Mr. Mullinax. Benjamin Wang said that since Jim Mullinax’s arrival, he personally joined many AmCham events, playing an important role in helping and supporting the work and development of AmCham. Jim Mullinax has also made great contributions to promote economic, trade, and cultural development and exchanges of U.S. enterprises in Southwest China.
Then, Jim Mullinax made the remark that he has felt very proud of being associated with AmCham Southwest for the past three years, and many events organized by AmCham Southwest, such as White Paper Forums, Washington Doorknock, AmCham CSR Alliance, etc., has truly promoted mutual understanding between the two peoples and influenced U.S., international and local enterprises to make a better community.
” AmCham has been the best partner and wonderful friend, hoping it will continue to exert a positive influence on bilateral economic development and long-term cooperation.”
Next, Jim Mullinax gave all the guests a big surprise—singing and playing the guitar.
In the end, with the BGM of “Auld Lang Syne”, AmCham Board of Governors and Mr. Mullinax had a cake-cutting ceremony, toasted, and took photos.
Since took office on August 24th, 2017, the Consul General Mr. Jim Mullinax and the AmCham Southwest have gone through 1054 days hand in hand. Although Mr. Mullinax is about to depart, we all engrave in our mind your expertise, tolerance, humor, and your love and devotion to Southwest China. We share a common wish with you, that is people from the two countries will continue to promote mutual understanding in the future. Looking forward to our reunion in better days!

Special Appreciation for the Sponsors

Venue Sponsor: The Ritz-Carlton Chengdu

Video Sponsor: Chengdu Y-power Culture Communication Co., Ltd