CGCC warmly welcomes photographers of ALL levels to submit photographs which illustrate and/or represent the collaboration between Chinese businesses in the U.S. and their local partners and communities, in this years’ photo contest
NEW YORK, NY – (August 11th, 2020) – China General Chamber of Commerce-USA (CGCC) and CGCC Foundation have launched their annual “Experience 2020” Photo Contest, inviting photographers from all levels to participate.
The contest which runs from August 5th – November 23rd, aims to showcase the individual and collective experiences of Chinese and American business communities throughout 2020.
“Throughout the past couple of months, both companies and individuals have faced unprecedented challenges to sustain their operations and relationships amidst the ongoing global pandemic. Implementing new measures and utilizing new technologies to face these obstacles and adjust to the new reality, both communities have continued to prioritize cross-cultural exchange and understanding through local business cooperation and active charity efforts,” commented Xu Chen, Chairman of CGCC, President & CEO of Bank of China USA.
The photo contest welcomes individuals over the age of 18, as well as companies, to submit photographs under the following categories: Cooperation, Social Responsibility or Technology, via an entry form on the official CGCC photo contest website.
The public voting period will be open from November 2nd – November 23rd. The five photographs with the highest number of votes will be deemed the winners. Company entrant winners will win the opportunity to be a title sponsor for one month of CGCC’s daily bilingual newsletter ‘CGCC’s Today’s Headlines,’ which attracts more than 10,000 readers. Individual entrant winners will win a limited edition X+Q (Chinese contemporary) art sculpture and a meet-and-greet with an award-winning photojournalist. Contest winners will be notified of their win via email on November 24th.
Entrants are encouraged to post their submitted photos on social media (WeChat, Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin) using the contest’s official hashtag #CGCCPhotoContest to encourage more people to vote for their photo and share their stories.
For more information on the photo contest and its official contest rules, please visit https://www.cgccusa.org/en/cgccs-experience-2020-photo-contest/
Founded in 2005, the China General Chamber of Commerce – USA (“CGCC”) has been recognized as the largest and most influential non-profit organization representing Chinese enterprises in the U.S. Its membership consists of more than 1,500 Chinese and U.S. companies, 54 of which are ranked on the 2019 Fortune Global 500. CGCC’s mission is to create value, generate economic growth, and enhance cooperation between the U.S. and Chinese business communities. CGCC conducts extensive research and provides a broad range of programs, services, and resources to its members and key stakeholders in an effort to foster the mutual understanding, trust, and engagement between China and the U.S. As of 2019, CGCC’s Chinese member companies have cumulatively invested over $123 billion, employ more than 220,000 people, and support over one million jobs throughout the United States.
CGCC is a national organization and includes CGCC-New York (CGCCUSA-HQ), CGCC-Chicago, CGCC-Houston, CGCC-Los Angeles, CGCC-San Francisco and CGCC-Washington D.C.
About CGCC Foundation:
Established in 2014, CGCC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. The mission of CGCC Foundation is to deepen mutual understanding and cooperation between the United States and China through research, public charity and engagement in economic, cultural and social exchanges.