Trade Mission to China – Day 5 Suzhou/Hangzhou

By Donna Evans, President and CEO of the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce  The weather in Suzhou was sunny and beautiful. Our first excursion was to the beautiful Lingering Garden. Covering 4 acres, it is one of the four most famous gardens in China. It was constructed in the 21st year of the reign of […]

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Trade Mission to China – Day 4 Beijing/Shanghai/Suzhou

By Donna Evans, President and CEO of the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce Our flight from Beijing to Shanghai left at 7:30 a.m. and arrived at 9:30 a.m. The airport in Shanghai was built for the World Expo. It was very exciting for China because it was the first time the Expo was held in […]

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Trade Mission to China – Day 3 in Bejing

By Donna Evans, President and CEO of the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce Bright and early we headed to the Temple of Heaven, built in 1420 A.D., where the emperors prayed to heaven for a good harvest. After touring the grounds we visited a large jade factory. I didn’t realize that there are so many […]

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Trade Mission to China – Day 2

By Donna Evans, President and CEO of the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce It was great to land in Beijing! On the bus to the restaurant, we were offered a beer brewed in Beijing; there are quite a few breweries in China, and evidently no open container liquor laws. Our tour guide “Brad” graduated in […]

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