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Business Saloon & Luncheon
Entrepreneurial Opportunities during the Economic Recovery (March 8, 2014)

On March 8, 2014, NACEA hosted a meeting at Green Apple Restaurant, in North Brunswick, NJ. Over 40 people enjoyed the good food and the informative talks, as well as the extensive networking after the satisfying lunch.

2013 Business Series (II)
A Symposium and Networking Event: Catch and Expand Your Business Opportunities (December 14, 2013)

Although it was snowing heavily outside, more than 40 people joined the event over the course of the afternoon as they filled all available seating in the conference room.

NACEA Beach Party
Beach Party at Sandy Hook Beach, NJ (August 25, 2013)

The NACEA beach party held at Sandy Beach on August 25 attracted around 60-80 people. Many who stopped by the NACEA tent and shared food later dispersed to sit closer to the beach, but many others continued to eat and talk and network near the tent.

NACEA Picnic
Picnic at Roosevelt Park, Edison, NJ (August 4, 2013)

On August 4, 2013, NACEA hosted a picnic at Roosevelt Park in Edison, NJ in conjunction with other Asian organizations in the area. Several hundred people descended into the serene and tree-shaded park to eat and meet others, as well as to watch some great performances by several local youth organizations.

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Meeting with Shandong Delegation at Newark (July 24, 2013)

On July 24, NACEA hosted a high-profile delegation from Shandong province to meet with NACEA members and friends with special expertise in financing, capital operations, biotech, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, IT, new energy, etc. The event was held in the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel.

NACEA 2013 Annual Conference
Entrepreneurship & Business Growth during Economic Recover (June 8, 2013)

The NACEA 2013 Annual Conference on Jun 8 was co-hosted with the NJIT Enterprise Development Center (NJIT EDC) and featured distinguished guest speakers, successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and experts in various fields, along with about 120 attendees over the course of the day. The post-conference feedback is very positive, as the audience greatly benefitted from the information and networking during and after the conference.

2013 Business Series (I)
Technical Companies: Funding, Intellectual Property, Partnership Agreement, Foreign Employee Hiring, Immigration and More (February 24, 2013)

The NACEA seminar held at the posh Hilton Woodbridge on February 24, 2013 was a resounding success. In fact, demand was so large that registration had to be closed several days before the event.

NACEA Event
Business Card Exchange and Networking (December 15, 2012)

Entrepreneurs crowded into the Szechuan House (Chuan Mei Zi) in Hamilton, NJ for one of NACEA's business networking event.

NACEA Event
Selection meeting for NACEA President and President-elect (August 19, 2012)

On August 19, at the Fuji Japanese Restaurant in North Brunswick, the NACEA executive committee, the Board of Directors and some NACEA members participated in an Election meeting to decide the next President and President-Elect of the organization.

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Business Card Exchange and Networking (June 30, 2012)

Eager entrepreneurs crowded into the Garden Buffet in Union for Union NACEA's business networking event, filling up all the available chairs and proving once again that people are ready and willing to take charge of their own destinies in today's uncertain economic times.

NACEA Meeting
Doing Business with China - Working with China's Private Enterprises (May 12, 2012)

On May 12, the North America Chinese Entrepreneurs Association (NACEA) and the New Jersey Center for Small Business Development (NJSBDC) co-hosted a business seminar called “Doing Business with China-Working with China's Private Enterprises”. The seminar was held in the 200 year old historic Liberty Museum Hall at Kean University. Over a hundred attendees from various ethnic groups attended this informative event. A group of 7 delegates from the China Association for Technology Advancement of Private Enterprises (CATAPE) made a special trip from Beijing, China to attend the seminar.

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VC Session and Business Networking (April 15, 2012)

The meeting was another roaring success, with the capacity crowd of more than 50 people taking up all the seats in the room and raptly listening to the panelists and speakers.

NACEA 2011 Annual Conference
Innovation Oriented Opportunities for US-China Entrepreneurs & Scientists (December 3, 2011)

The North-American Chinese Entrepreneur Association (NACEA) successfully held the 2011 annual conference, titled Innovation Oriented Opportunities for US-China Entrepreneurs & Scientists, on Dec 3, 2011 at NJIT. More than 150 entrepreneurs, professionals and students listened attentively to the high quality speeches that were in four sessions.

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NACEA Networking Event Meeting with Angel Investors and Other Entrepreneurs (August 23, 2011)

The 8/23 Business Card Exchange Event in Princeton was a great success. There were 35 entrepreneurs, Princeton Ph.D Students and investors listened attentively to the presentation by Media Training Worldwide CEO Mr. TJ Walker.

NACEA Meeting
Business Card Exchanging and Networking (August 14, 2011)

The Business Card Exchange event, co-hosted by NACEA and TheCASE at Columbia University, was very successful. There were over 50 attendees, although it was raining all day.

NACEA Meeting
NACEA Networking Event Meeting with Angel Investors and Other Entrepreneurs (July 26, 2011)

A very successful event where more than 50 people came to network and talk with other entrepreneurs, as well as have a nice time eating good food.

NACEA Meeting
Round-Table Workshop on Funding for Start-ups and Small Business by Government-related Sources SBIR/STIR and EDA (June 11, 2011)

NACEA's June 11th event at NJIT Enterprise Development Center was very successful. This round table seminar delivered high quality speeches and effective coaching on how to apply for government-related funding for start-up companies. We were very fortunate to have NJEDA senior officer Paula and SBIR/STIR funding application professional Roger join us and bring us the latest special funding opportunities for Small Businesses, including new technology and new energy areas.

NACEA Meeting
Legal Presentation on Employment Agreements and a Social Networking Event (May 1, 2011)

This semi-formal event was held at the office of Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A, in Woodbridge, NJ on May 1, 2011. Around 40 people listened to a feature presentation on "Employment Agreements & Restrictive Covenants" by the host law firm. Participants learned about existing as well as well as new rules a business owner should know regarding employment and other critical issues.

NACEA Entrepreneur Series
An Effective Marketing and Growth Strategy for Start-ups amd Lean Startup Methodology (March 5, 2011)

This event was one of NACEA's Entrepreneur Series and held at NJIT on Saturday, March 5, 2011. More than 100 people showed up and listened attentively to the presentation and interview of successful Start-ups. The keynote speech was What is Lean Startup methodology, how can it be applied for marketing and growth for startups, by Joe Chin, CEO / Founder of SourcePad. followed by a case study via an interview with a successful entrepreneur, Danny Wen, Co-founder of Harvest.

NACEA Meeting
NACEA Round Table Business Networking (December 18, 2010)

This semiformal event was held at Fuji Sushi and Seafood and Buffet in North Brunswick, NJ on December 18, 2010, and was limited to 30 people due to space limitations. It was motivated by the desire to create an amiable environment among NACEA people so that they may exchange business experience and establish close relationships and networking.

NACEA First Annual Conference (October 24, 2010)
Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the 2010s and Beyond

NACEA's first Annual Conference was a rousing success, with more than 200 people crowding into the plush Hilton conference rooms to listen to a renowned group of experienced panelists and distinguished speakers, and later filling the elegant banquet room for a good meal and more socializing and networking.

NACEA Monthly Meeting/Mini Seminar (April 24, 2010)
Round-Table Workshop on Project and Business Ideas

The mini-seminar was held at the Avetech Institute of Technology in South Plainfield, NJ. Around 50 people listened to the very interesting presentations of the presenters.

NACEA Monthly Meeting/Mini Seminar (Feb 20, 2010)
Effective Business Plan Writing and First-hand Entrepreneurship Experience

The mini-seminar was held at the NJIT Enterprise Development Center, which featured modern meeting facilities in a relaxed office environment. More than 60 people listened to the speakers and joined in discussion with the panelists. Afterwards, people congregated in groups and continued to talk enthusiastically, until NACEA officers had to turn off the lights to get people to realize it was time to leave!

NACEA Entrepreneurs Series (October 24, 2009)
VC, Business Plan Workshop and Presentation

Thanks to the efforts of NACEA officers, the support of its members, and contributions from many more, the October 24 Seminar, which patterned itself after the January Seminar earlier this year, was another success! More than 100 people showed up and listened attentively to each of the presentions.

NACEA Monthly Meeting/Mini Seminar (July 26, 2009)
Experiences of Entrepreneurship in China

The small gathering of NACEA members and officers at the law offices of Zhiyu Hu was limited to only 30 total participants due to space restrictions, but there was much discussion and participation generated at the event, with officers reminiscing with members about their experiences in China and starting the organization.

NACEA Mini Seminar (June 28, 2009)
Trip to 8 Cities in China - Findings and Initiatives

On June 28th, 2009, NACEA held its 4th mini-seminar this year at the HSBC branch in Summit. More than 60 people attended the meeting, and for the third consecutive time registration had to close early because of the high demand and limited seating. NACEA's 10-member delegation, led by May Li, President of NACEA, visited 10 cities in China.

NACEA Mini Seminar (May 9, 2009)
Legal Aspects of Starting Up a Business as Partnership

The meeting was another great success as more than 70 people crowded into the 10th floor meeting room of the Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer building. Online registration again had to be closed 2 days before the event due to the overwhelming response from interested people and limited space.

NACEA Mini Seminar (March 29, 2009)
Opportunities in China & Chinese Government Stimulus Plan

The meeting was a great success as more than 60 people crowded into the HSBC Bank meeting room. Online registration had to be closed 2 days before the event due to the overwhelming response from interested people.

NACEA Entrepreneurs Series (January 10, 2009)
Business Plan Presentation & Pitching

Thanks to the efforts of NACEA officers, the support of its members, and contributions from many more, the January 10 seminar was a great success! In spite of the severe snow warning and freezing weather, more than 120 people showed up and listened attentively to each of the presentions, which were unanimously acknowledged as being of superior quality and value by both the panelists and the audience.

NACEA meeting (September 20, 2008)
Networking: Biotech & IT, Engineering/New Energy/Environment, and Trading/Finance

The First NACEA Networking Meeting was a great success as more than 45 people crowded into the Scotch Plains Library meeting room and separated into subgroups for intense and satisfying group meetings. The subgroups were Biotech & IT, Engineering/New Energy/Environment, and Trading/Finance/Other businesses. Felicia Zimmerman of Fast Track English started the meeting by giving a very entertaining presentation on communication skills.

NACEA Entrepreneurs Series (August 23, 2008)
Business Opportunities and Funding Resources for Minority Entrepreneurs

The NACEA 6th Entrepreneur Seminar was successfully held in NJIT's bright new GITC building. Over 65 people showed up in spite of the summer vacation season and a dozen joined the NACEA as formal members on the spot.

NACEA Entrepreneurs Series (March 8, 2008)
Courting the Angels and VCs

The fifth NACEA Entrepreneur Seminar was an overwhelmingly GREAT success as people completely filled the large AvTech conference room to listen to our three speakers: Jonas Wang, Ph.D., Partner, Sycamore Venture; John Ason, Angel Investor; and Stephen Furnari, Partner, Furnari Levine LLP.

NACEA Entrepreneurs Series (September 8, 2007)
Internet and Guerilla Marketing

John Follis, and Lowell Feuer, two highly experienced and successful entrepreneurs, shared their combined 40 years of experience in marketing and their US and international experience, including China. They were joined in a panel discussion by YC Chien and Douglas Deboer.

NACEA Entrepreneurs Series (April 22, 2007)
Business Law and Legal Issues for Startup Companies

The second public seminar featured business lawyers Michael Huey and Zhiyu Hu who discussed with us the various legal issues regarding business set-up. In addition, Mr. Junfei Sheng, Chairman and CEO of China Star Group, reviewed the current economic situation in China

NACEA Entrepreneurs Series (February 3, 2007)
Featured Speaker - John Lau

The first NACEA seminar for entrepreneurs was a roaring success, with more than 70 people attending the event. You can learn more about the seminar and view images from the event by clicking here.

NACEA meeting (October 7, 2006)
The Second NACEA Meeting

The second NACEA meeting was held on 10/7/2006 at the meeting room of Lawyer Zhiyu Hu's office. You can learn more about the event and view images by clicking here.

NACEA meeting (September 9, 2006)
The First NACEA Meeting

The first NACEA meeting was held on 9/9/2006 at the meeting room of Lawyer Zhiyu Hu's office. You can learn more about the event and view images by clicking here.

 

Origin date: April 11, 2007
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