Colorful Guizhou / 多彩贵州

Guizhou Overseas Promotion Association (GZOPA) and the Guizhou Public & Business Administration and Professional Training Delegation jointly invite you to attend a seminar titled Introducing Guizhou: A Colorful Chinese Kaleidoscope. This exciting event will present you an overview of the extraordinary tourist attractions and business opportunities in Guizhou province, located in southwestern China. The speakers will introduce the vibrant life and unique culture of minority peoples, the scenic qualities of Guizhou, the modern lifestyles of the people and advantages of doing business in Guizhou.

We believe this seminar will greatly satisfy your curiosity for exploring Guizhou's unlimited tourism potentials and further enhance your understanding of the differences between the two cultures.

The seminar will be held from
3:00 --- 5:00 pomp, June 7, 2008
at the 1st Floor, Building B of Campus Village,
San Jose State University.

Contact: Haiyun You
Phone: 650-2249374

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The seminar is complimentary. Seats are limited. RSVP with you name, company name, title and contact information by June 4th, 2008 is strongly recommended for reserving your seat.

Sponsored by:
Guizhou Public & Business Administration Professional Training Delegation, P. R. China
GZOPA Guizhou Overseas Promotion Association
San Francisco U.S.-China Exchange Council

Event Report

Dear members and friends:

The seminar for introducing Guizhou was a great success. Participants included professors from SJSU, host families of the Guizhou Leader’s delegation in US, elected city officials, professional, GZOPA Board Directors and members. The following guests are among the attendees:

Kansen Chu, Council member of City of San Jose
Shen Yang, Education Counselor of General Consulate of China in San Francisco
Andy Ge, Vice President of San Francisco U.S.-China Exchange Council
Zou Zhi, Former President of Northern California Sichuan Folks Association
Yannong Huang, President of Northern California Hubei Association
John Chen, President of Silicon Valley Sichuan University Alumni Association
Jiang Li, Former President of Association of Students and Scholars at Stanford
Stanley Zhou, President of NanYang Company Inc.
Michael Yu, CPA

The seminar started with one-minute silent tribute to the victims of China 5/12 Earthquake.

After the welcome speech by Dr. Jing DaoChao, Vice Chancellor of Guizhou University, Dr. Wang Shangyan from the delegation made a presentation to introduce Guizhou’s natural scenery resources. The audience was deeply moved by his passionate introduction for the stunning sceneries in Guizhou. Many of the marvelous sceneries are new even to Guizhou natives. Professor Zhao Tao from the delegation made a speech about Guizhou’s tourism resources and market opportunities. As introduced by yesterday’s speakers, the natural beauty of Guizhou is overwhelmingly attractive and its opportunities for tourism and other industries are unlimited.

Sam Liu, President of Guizhou overseas Promotion GZOPA, briefly introduced GZOPA to the audience. The introduction covers GZOPA’s mission and what the accomplishments in the past and the plan for future. He indicated that GZOPA has been introducing cutting edge technologies and innovations to Guizhou and promote Guizhou to the world in the past five years. He said:” For many years, Guizhou has not been adequately introduced to the outside world. The world has very limited information about Guizhou. As an organization with focus to promote Guizhou, we believe the future of Guizhou is bright and the opportunities for Guizhou’s economic development are endless. We will continue to work tirelessly with our members and friends to introduce and promote Guizhou to the world. I sincerely wish you could go to Guizhou to explore the unbounded opportunities by yourself.”

A DVD video titled “Introducing Guizhou: A Colorful Chinese Kaleidoscope” was shown to the audience before the seminar ended. The audience was very impressed by the gorgeous sceneries and quality of the DVD production.

Thank all of you for your support and participation.

GZOPA – Guizhou Overseas Promotion Association
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