Committee of 100 is Collaborating Partner of Welcome Dinner for President Xi Jinping

Posted on September 22, 2015

On September 22, the Committee of 100 was a Collaborating Partner of the U.S. organizers of a welcome dinner for President Xi Jinping in Seattle, WA. The event was co-hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, the US-China Business Council, and the Washington State Welcoming Committee – Seattle 2015, in coordination with the Committee of 100. During […]

On September 22, the Committee of 100 was a Collaborating Partner of the U.S. organizers of a welcome dinner for President Xi Jinping in Seattle, WA. The event was co-hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, the US-China Business Council, and the Washington State Welcoming Committee – Seattle 2015, in coordination with the Committee of 100. During the dinner, President Xi gave the only public policy speech of his U.S. visit in which he discussed China’s past, present, and future challenges and the opportunities for collaboration between the U.S. and China. Gary Locke, former U.S. Ambassador to China and former Governor of Washington, closed the welcome dinner in Seattle with a toast honoring President Xi.  

C-100 Acting Chairman Herman Li; co-founders Henry Tang and Shirley Young; and members Dan Chao, Wing Chao, John Chen, Anla Cheng, Nelson Dong, Ming Hsieh, Richard Lee, Cheng Li, Paul Lin, Bright Sheng, David Tang, Janet Yang, Jerry Yang, Linda Tsao Yang, and Ya-Qin Zhang also participated in this important event.

Watch footage of President Xi’s remarks here.

Committee of 100 Members and Friends Attending the Welcome Dinner for President Xi (Photo Courtesy of USChina Press)

 

President Xi Jinping and Acting Chair of Committee of 100, Herman Li

President Xi Jinping and Acting Chair of Committee of 100, Herman Li (Photo courtesy of: Alabastro Photography)

President Xi Jinping with Committee of 100 member Cheng Li

President Xi Jinping with Committee of 100 member Cheng Li (Photo courtesy of: Alabastro Photography)

President Xi Jinping with Committee of 100 member John Chen

President Xi Jinping with Committee of 100 member John Chen (Photo courtesy of: Alabastro Photography)

President Xi Jinping with the Honorable Gary Locke

President Xi Jinping with the Honorable Gary Locke (Photo courtesy of: Alabastro Photography)

President Xi Jinping with Committee of 100 member Nelson Dong

President Xi Jinping with Committee of 100 member Nelson Dong (Photo courtesy of: Alabastro Photography)

RELATED PRESS COVERAGE:

An Interview with C-100 Members: Xi Jinping’s Speech was Very Honest and Very Real (专访百人会成员:习近平讲话很诚恳很实在) | US-China Press (侨报网)

 

To see all press coverage of the Committee of 100, click here.

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Gary Locke

The first Chinese-American ambassador to China

Herman Y. Li

Chairman of the C & L Restaurant Group

Henry S. Tang

Managing Partner of Carnegie Towers Strategic Investment Advisory

Shirley Young

President of U.S.-China Cultural Institute

Daniel Chao

Nuclear energy executive

Wing T. Chao

World renowned master planner, architect and designer

John S. Chen

Executive Chairman and CEO at BlackBerry

Anla Cheng

Senior partner, Sino-Century China Private Equity, LLC

Nelson Dong

Leading expert in domestic and international technology and intellectual property

Ming Hsieh

President and Founder Fulgent Therapeutics

Richard Y. Lee

Chairman and CEO of Amsino Medical Group

Cheng Li

Established author and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Paul C. Lin

Cross-border corporate transaction specialist

David K. Y. Tang

Accomplished lawyer and partner of a global law firm

Janet Yang

Prominent Hollywood producer

Jerry Yang

Co-Founder Yahoo!

Linda Tsao Yang

Former U.S. Ambassador and first woman Executive Director appointed

Ya-Qin Zhang

President, Baidu

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