China’s Impact on South Carolina Business

Introducing the World Affairs Council of Charleston's first Business Luncheon Program

China's Impact on South Carolina Business

Please join us with the person responsible for recruiting and settling Chinese companies to South Carolina. Mr. Wally Wang, Senior Project Manager from the South Carolina Department of Commerce, will present and help lead us in a panel discussion on Chinese companies operating in our state. Mr. Wang will invite representatives from two existing Chinese companies in South Carolina to join the discussion.

The discussions will include an overview about China. It will cover China's ties to South Carolina and reasons why companies are attracted to our state, what challenges they face, how they find operating here and how U.S. companies can learn to work with them.

Date and Time: September 18, 11:30 AM meet and greet, lunch followed by program start at approximately 12:15 PM.

Location: Bessinger's Restaurant 1602 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407,
West Ashley, across from Palmetto Ford. Free parking available.

Cost including a buffet lunch: $45

Seating is limited. Reservations and payment beforehand is required. Registration and Payment can be made on line at:, or by mailing a check to the World Affairs Council of Charleston, P.O. Box 21260, Charleston, SC 29413-1260.

The World Affairs Council of Charleston (WACC) is a 501-3c non profit organization. Its mission is to educate and engage the wider Charleston community through timely non-partisan activities on world affairs and international relations.

The WACC offers memberships which include six evening programs a year with distinguished presenters, and special dinner programs. The WACC is also starting an International Trade Business Luncheon Program in the Fall 2018.

WACC business memberships offer the opportunity for area businesses engaged or interested in international business and trade to broaden their "big picture" understanding of forces impacting their business.

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For more information contact:
Ken Fox 843-763-3150 or George Pope 843-331-9400

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