The Third US-China Outstanding Contribution Award Ceremony and Sino-US Investment Forum sponsored by the US-China Business Association officially concluded at the Xuelanghu Resort at the Root of Shanghai on February 7th, 2015. Hundreds of distinguished guests from China and the United States attended the event. They are outstanding representatives of bi-lateral exchanges and cooperation in the fields of diplomacy, finance, commerce, culture, the arts, media, science and technology.
US-China Business Association is a non-profit organization registered in the United States of America. It was established at the initiatives of prominent political and business figures from China and the United States. The US China Outstanding Contribution Award is an initiative of prominent and visionary Chinese and Americans who are gathered in support of friendship, and devoted to the promotion of peaceful co-existence and development. The award ceremony is conducted and supervised by the US China Business Association in a fair and just setting to recognize the distinctive figures from both countries. The US China Outstanding Contribution Award is free from the influence of governments, political parties, organizations, media or public opinions in its process of nomination, selection, voting and confirmation. Every two years, the award ceremony is held with trophies and medals awarded to recipients at the awards ceremony. The event plays a positive role in enhancing the friendship and bilateral exchanges, promoting cooperation, trade, investment and development between China and the United States.
In 2010, the 1st US-China Outstanding Contribution Award Ceremony was successfully held at Jiaotong University in Shanghai. The award winners include Dr. Henry Kissinger-the former U.S. Secretary of State, the famous economist and godfather of finance Maurice Greenberg; the famous Chinese artist Huang Yongyu and etc.
In 2012, the 2nd US-China Outstanding Contribution Award Ceremony was held at the American Study Center at Fudan University. Award winners are Jimmy Carter-the 39th president of the United States, Jackie Chan-the international Kungfu movie star, Roel Campos-advisory member of President Obama Intelligence Advisory Board and former Commissioner of SEC, Yang Zhiguang-the famous Chinese master artist and art educator, Elon Musk-the American scientist and founder of Space X and so on.
After nearly two years of research and evaluation, nomination, vetting and confirmation, we proudly present the award winners of the third US-China Outstanding Contribution Award Ceremony. They are Brzezinski, National Security Advisor to Jimmy Carter, Zhengzhou SIAS International University, Shepherd’s Field Children’s Village, Chinese sculptor Pan He, Renowned Chinese athlete Yao Ming, American ceramic artist Jim Leedy and cardiovascular physician Dr. Zhou Yiwen.
This distinguished group of people announced today has made great achievements in their fields of professions, and have made unrivalled contribution to Sino-US relations and friendship. The US-China Business Association received messages from the Carter Center and Kissinger’s office congratulating this year’s award winners, and encouraged everyone to work for the friendship and understanding between China and the United States. The US-China Business Association received a letter from Brzezinski’s office, expressing his heartfelt thanks to honor him with the Award.