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Chinese Ambassador Sun Guoxiang

Chinese Ambassador,
Consul General of People's Republic of China
in New York Sun Guoxiang
NEO International Business Network
July 26, 2012

Northeast Ohio International Business Network (NEOIBN) hosted a reception for Ambassador, Consul General of People's Republic of China in New York Sun Guoxiang at the Club at Key Center on July 26, 2012.

The event was coordinated by Ye-Fan Wang Glavin, PhD. the Founder and President of "China Invests in America" and both a Senior Scholar, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China and Case Western Reserve University, Faculty and Senior Advisor.

Ye-Fan works on the "US-China Collaboration Platform" which is a partnership between Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and China National Off-shore Oil Corp (CNOOC) - New Energy Investment Inc. The goal is to develop technically feasible and economically viable solutions to pressing energy and environmental issues by accessing the most promising technologies, research, knowledge and talent in the U.S., China and worldwide.

This was the Consul General's first visit to Ohio and he met with Governor Kasich, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Scholars and Business people.

Consul General of People's Republic of China in New York Sun Guoxiang  and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson

Consul General Sun Guoxiang and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson


There was much business networking at the NEOIBN reception and Don Esarove spoke about NEOIBN.

Don Esarove of NEOIBN

Don Esarove


Then the Consul General was introduced by Ye-Fan Glavin.

Ye-Fan Wang Glavin

Ye-Fan Wang Glavin

Ye-Fan Glavin and Ambassador Sun Guoxiang

Ye-Fan Glavin and Ambassador Sun Guoxiang



The Consul General spoke on the topic of "Growing Business between Northeast Ohio and China".

Chinese Ambassador, Consul General of People's Republic of China in New York Sun Guoxiang

Consul General of People's Republic of China in New York
Sun Guoxiang




Growing Business between Northeast Ohio and China


Chinese Ambassador, Consul General of People's Republic of China in New York Sun Guoxiang



The Consul General also answered questions from the audience with help from an interpreter.

Chinese Ambassador, Consul General of People's Republic of China in New York Sun Guoxiang



Enjoy these photos and videos from the event.

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic and Ambassador Sun Guoxiang

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic and Ambassador Sun Guoxiang


Dee Healey and Canton Mayor William Healey II with Ambassador Sun Guoxiang and Wang Min

Dee Healey and Canton Mayor William Healey II with
Ambassador Sun Guoxiang and Wang Min

Ye-Fan Glavin and Chinese Ambassador, Consul General of People's Republic of China in New York Sun Guoxiang


Chinese Ambassador, Consul General of People's Republic of China in New York Sun Guoxiang was asked what steps China was taking to stimulate their economy. The Ambassador spoke of issues with sustainable growth, rural vs. urban and other topics in their planning.




Dora Tang and Anthony Yen

Dora Tang and Anthony Yen


Key Corp President Lisa Oliver and Ambassador Sun Guoxiang

Key Corp President Lisa Oliver and Ambassador Sun Guoxiang


Wang Min, Judy Wong and Hu Huang

Wang Min (Consul's wife), Judy Wong (Margaret W. Wong & Associates) and Hu Huang (Kichler Lighting)


Don Esarove, President of Cypress Corporation

Don Esarove, President of Cypress Corporation


John Tang, Ambassador Sun Guoxiang, Chen Wang and Li Li

John Tang, Ambassador Sun Guoxiang, Chen Wang and Li Li


David H. Bowen, Michael Byun and Ed Hom

David H. Bowen, Michael Byun and Ed Hom


Lithuanian Consul Ingrida Bublys, JD Wu, Swiss Consul Hans Kessler and Nancy Wu

Lithuanian Consul Ingrida Bublys, JD Wu,
Swiss Consul Hans Kessler and Nancy Wu


Chinese Ambassador Sun Guoxiang was asked for advice for small businesses that want to do business in China.




Kathi Kowalski and Senator Grace Drake

Kathi Kowalski and Senator Grace Drake


Wei Li (Kent State), Ambassador Sun Guoxiang and Yinyi Huang (Bridgestone)

Wei Li (Kent State), Ambassador Sun Guoxiang
and Yinyi Huang (Bridgestone)


Richard Herman, Zack Reed and Len Calabrese

Richard Herman, Zack Reed and Len Calabrese


Wang Min, Annie Pu and John Tang

Wang Min, Annie Pu and John Tang


Alan Schonberg and Sun Guoxiang

Alan Schonberg and Sun Guoxiang


Robert Bowman, Mayor Don Plusquellic, Consul Sun Guoxiang and Ye-Fan Glavin

Robert Bowman, Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic,
Consul Sun Guoxiang and Ye-Fan Glavin


Chen Wang and Ed Romero

Chen Wang and Ed Romero


Marika Smith and Pradip Kamat

Marika Smith and Pradip Kamat


Pam Brown and Steve Roesing of ASMGi

Pam Brown and Steve Roesing of ASMGi


Radhika Reddy (Ariel Int.) and Lisa Oliver (Key Bank)

Radhika Reddy (Ariel Int.) and Lisa Oliver (Key Bank)


Michael Waxman-Lenz, Ambassador, Roberta Waxman-Lenz

Michael Waxman-Lenz, Ambassador Sun Guoxiang
and Roberta Waxman-Lenz


Ladies at the event


Ye-Fan Glavin, Ambassador Sun Guoxiang, Anthony Yen and Canton Mayor William Healey II

Ye-Fan Glavin, Ambassador Sun Guoxiang, Anthony Yen
and Canton Mayor William Healey II


Hu Huang, Ambassador Sun Guoxiang and Consul Ingrida Bublys

Hu Huang, Ambassador Sun Guoxiang and Consul Ingrida Bublys


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