AmCham Shanghai invites you to join us for our Annual General Business Meeting on December 01, at the Four Seasons Hotel from 17:30 to 20:00. This special evening will a include a presentation by the Chair on the Chamber’s activities in 2016 and a talk by National Public Radio’s (NPR) Shanghai Correspondent Rob Schmitz on his book, Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams Along a Shanghai Road. We will end the evening by announcing the election results for the 2017 Board of Governors and outcome on proposed constitutional amendments.
17:00 Polls Open for Voting (until 18:30)
17:30 Event Registration and "Sponsor of the Year" Exhibition
18:00 Annual General Business Meeting (Members Only)
18:40 Presentation By Rob Schmitz (Open to Non Members)
19:20 Announcement of the 2017 Chair and Board of Governors
19:30 Reception Begins
About the Speaker:
Rob Schmitz is the Shanghai Correspondent for National Public Radio and author of Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams Along a Shanghai Road (Crown, 2016). From 2010 to 2016, Schmitz was the China Correspondent for the public radio business program Marketplace. Schmitz has won several awards for his reporting on China, including two national Edward R. Murrow awards and an Education Writers Association award. Prior to his radio career, Schmitz lived and worked in China – first as a teacher for the Peace Corps in the 1990s, later as a freelance print and video journalist. He has a Master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
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