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GZOPA Proudly Presents

“Guizhou Meets California” Conference 2010

"Land of Opportunities – Introduction of Guizhou Province”

Francesco Frangiallia, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization, described: “Guizhou is the land of culture, scenery, ecology, songs, dances and mellow wines”. Xiqin Zhang, Deputy Director of China Tourism Bureau, said: “Guizhou is the secret weapon for China to win in the world tourism market”.

With one fifth of its annual GDP generated from tourism, Guizhou has tremendous potential for tourism but there are much more it could offer. In his keynote speech, Honorable Mr. Wang Fuyu will speak about opportunities Guizhou could bring to California and elsewhere in the US. Honorable Ms. Fiona Ma, Speaker Tempore, California State Legislature, will share her view about cooperation between California and Guizhou in her keynote speech.

You will be able to hear the experts to talk about the winning strategy for Guizhou’s tourism growth, popularity of Wind of Colorful Guizhou performance. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear the executive from Maotai Group to share their successful story of Maotai – the Best Liquor of China.

Time: (Sept. 2, 2010, Thursday)
2:30PM – 3:00 PM Registration and Networking (with light refreshments)
3:00PM – 4:30 PM Keynote Speeches and Presentations
4:30PM – 5:00 Q&A
5:00PM – 5:30PM Networking
5:30PM – Closing

Double Tree Hotel San Jose
2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, Ca 95110

Honorable Mr. Wang Fuyu, Deputy Secretary of CPC Guizhou Provincial Committee
Honorable Ms. Fiona Ma, Speaker Pro Tempore, Assemblywoman, 12th District, California State Legislature
Honorable Mr. Lu Wenxiang, Acting Consul General, Consulate General of China in SF
Mr. Yao Shoulun, Director-General of Guizhou Provincial Foreign Affairs Office
Mr. Xu Yu, Director-General of Department of Culture of Guizhou Province
Mr. Yang Jun, Deputy Director-General of Guizhou Provincial Tourism Bureau
Mr. Liu Heming, Vice Chairman, Guizhou Maotai Group, “Maotai” - Best Liquor of China
Mr. Cheng Yong, Chairman, Huangguoshu Travel Group, Guizhou No.1 travel company
Ms. Gina Corrigan, Founder of Occidor Ltd, UK, Author and lecturer for traveling in Guizhou
Dr. Yang Song, Vice Chairman, US-China Cultural & Educational Foundation

Conference cost:
Free - RSVP with your name, organization and title to gzopa_info@yahoo.com by August 31 is required.
20 tickets for Grand Performance “Wind of Colorful Guizhou” (San Jose Performing Arts Center at 8:00pm on 9/3) will be given to attendees through raffle drawings at end of the conference.

Post-Conference Dinner Reception with the delegation at 6:30pm on 9/2.
HongFu Restaurant
20588 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino, CA 95014
Cost: $30 each person

RSVP form
Conference at 3:00pm on 9/2, Yes or No (choose one)
Dinner Reception at 6:30pm on 9/2, Yes or No (choose one)
Send to gzopa_info@yahoo.com

News Office of Guizhou’s Provincial People’s Government,
Guizhou Provincial Department of Culture, Provincial Tourism Bureau, Provincial Foreign Affairs Office,
Guizhou Overseas Promotion Association (GZOPA)

Supporting Organizations:
The Foundation of Asian American Culture,
US-China Culture & Education Foundation,
Colorful Guizhou Culture & Arts Co. Ltd.

贵州省人民政府新闻办公室, 贵州省文化厅, 贵州省旅游局, 贵州省外事办公室

北美文化艺术联合基金会, 美中文化教育基金会, 多彩贵州文化艺术有限公司

Auguest 2010