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Luncheon - March 31, 2011
Crazy Horse Restaurant, Monterey, CA
Speaker Presentations
and Bios

Bilateral Trade and Investment in Business and Property Between China & the U.S.
Charles Zheng
Charles Zheng
General Manager
ChinaWTO.com


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Mr. Zheng will be discussing both the CIFIP trade faire (China International Fair for Investment In Property) and CIFIT (China International Fair for Investment and Trade) programs his company is promoting to the U.S. marketplace.
CIFIT has become one of the world’s largest international investment promotion events in China drawing over 50,000 domestic and overseas visitors from 120 countries and regions. At each CIFIT conference, delegations from over 60 countries will stage exhibits and over 1,300 journalists from more than 300 domestic and overseas mainstream press organizations will provide full coverage.

CIFIP addresses the entire global landscape linking up land reserve operating institutions, business promotion bureaus, developers and investors while providing proactive and effective publicity, information exchange, professional matchmaking and trading promotion.

Charles Zheng Bio

Adviser to a multitude of Chinese provincial governments and trade and investment associations. Expert in general management for start-up businesses with a focus on marketing, sales and new product development. Established background with Chinese manufacturers and US corporations.

Expert on eCommerce, web design, web hosting, web technologies and SEO

Qualifications & Industry Sectors experience

MS Degree, UCLA
Employment: AOL Time Warner, CBS/Hollywood.com, LA Times / Hollywoodonline.com, Bowne, Countrywide Home Loan, America Health Insurance, AIG / SunAmerica, SunAmerica Financial Inc and General Representative for Hollywood.com in China.

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Overseas Private Investment Corp. Opportunities
Jim Faith
Jim Faith
Principal
Jim Faith and Associates


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Jim Faith, of Jim Faith and Associates, is the Project Manager and web developer for the new Enterprise Development Network (EDN), a financing initiative launched by the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. By engaging the private sector, EDN greatly extends OPIC’s ability to provide financing and political risk insurance (PRI) to micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) doing business in developing countries.

Jim Faith Bio

Mr. Faith brings over 20 years of experience in engineering and technology management positions with Fuji Film and Photo Optical, Pinnacle Systems, Datalogic and RSA Data Security. His experience in finance began with graduate research in the economics of online payment systems, showing that online payments would increase the velocity of money and therefore decease the level of money stock required to service a given level of economic activity.

He serves on the Board of Directors of the Monterey Bay International Trade Association; is a Trade Finance instructor at the Silicon Valley Center for International Trade Development; and is a Guest Lecturer in Trade Finance at San Jose State University. Mr. Faith holds a BS in Physics from the University of Washington, a BS in Economics from the University of San Francisco and an MA in Economics from San Jose State University.

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Safety and Yield in American Real Estate Today

Ted BohrerTed Bohrer
Principal
Gold Coast LLC

Is it possible to obtain safety, flexibility and above-average returns in U.S. real estate today? 

If you could safely earn a monthly cash flow, with diversification and even protection against possible government rent controls, what would such an investment look like?  Come and enjoy a short presentation by an experienced American real estate broker who will answer this question.

Answer: It would look like a portfolio of free and clear (paid for) single-family homes.

Ted Bohrer Bio

Mr. Bohrer, a California Real Estate Broker for 38 years, and an active investor for 43 years, brings his experiences and his awareness to each project in which he engages. Previously serving as broker in a broad array of real estate related activities, he now enjoys consulting with investors from all over the world.

Mr. Bohrer has managed commercial and residential real estate and mortgage companies. He has served on the board of directors of FDIC financial institutions and publicly traded companies. He has been a FNMA and FREDDIE MAC approved software developer, as well as the CIO of a public on-line Mortgage Bank. He has owned a development company and ran multi-State syndications. He has served as Broker of Record for a Bank Holding Company.

In short, he brings a wealth of insight into a subject he loves… Real Estate.

Keynote Speaker

Ted Bohrer
Principal
Gold Coast LLC


AGENDA

12:00 Noon-2:15 pm
Opening Remarks

Tony Livoti
President

Monterey Bay International Trade Association (MBITA)

12:15 pm-12:45 pm
Charles Zheng
General Manager
ChinaWTO.com

12:45 pm-1:15 pm
Jim Faith
Principal
Jim Faith and Associates

1:15 pm-1:45 pm
Keynote Speaker
Ted Bohrer
Principal
Gold Coast LLC


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