2017 Annual Conference

We were honored to be joined by so many long-time supporters and distinguished guests at our Gala and Summit on May 19 and 20, 2017. Immense gratitude to our members, speakers and sponsors for making it all possible.

Photo Highlights


Wide-angle C100 member photo v2 (with Shirley)

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*Crystal awards for 2017 Leadership Award for Advancing U.S.-China Relations donated by Tiffany & Co.


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Thank you



Conference Co-Chairs

Robert W. Gee, President, Gee Strategies Group LLC
Frank H. Wu, Chair, Committee of 100
Benjamin Wu, Maryland Deputy Secretary of Commerce
Charlie Woo, CEO, Megatoys


Planning Committee Members

Herman Li, CFO, Committee of 100; Chairman, C&L Group
Henry Tang, Managing Partner, Carnegie Towers Strategic Investment Advisory, C100 Governor
George Koo, Regular Contributor, Asia Times


C100 Staff

Holly Chang, Executive Director
Michael Jee, Director of Administration
Emily Jiang, Program Associate
Christina Lu, Program Associate
Winston Chen, Senior Associate and Greater China Coordinator
Sharon Owyang, Senior Associate for Research
Bridget Riley, Communications Associate


Conference Support

Capitol Counsel
Capitol Host
CSI Washington, DC
Elegance & Simplicity, Inc.
Encore Decor
Indigo Ink
JW Marriott Washington
Kirsten Fedewa & Associates
Restaurant Associates
Richmond Concept (design)
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center


Special Acknowledgements

Julie Fong, C100 member
Marty Gold
Allegra Han
Peter Liang
Serena Shiyun Lin
Toni Wang McNicoll
Brad Wong
Shelly Zhao



Alisha Wei Bi
Zezhou Cai
Shiying Chen
Winston Chen
Yang Chen
Marcus Chiu
Hannah Colbath
Tong Jia
Jixuan Li
Miaosu Li
Shuxian Luo
Yuexi Luo
Harini Manikandan
Xin Nie
Sandy Pho
Faye Pu
Chung Hei Sing
Lang Wang
Benjamin Xia
Mingzhe Yang
Jianan Ye
Hao Zhang
Shuo Zhang
Yiou Zhang


Press Coverage




C100 Poll: American and Chinese perceptions of the U.S. and China are falling

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June 05, 2017 | The China Press

Slowly But Surely, Chinese Americans Are Getting Political

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May 25, 2017 | China Daily

Chinese citizens’ trust in the United States declines

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May 23, 2017 | Reference News

To Achieve International Prosperity, There needs to be Interdepedence

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May 22, 2017 | China Economic Net

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