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"And they're off and running at the American Ball 2018 Kentucky Derby!" Join us for an exciting and glamorous evening of horse races, high heels and fabulous hats. Whether you bet on the favorite or the long shot, find yourself in the Winner's Circle at Amcham China's Jockey Club! EXCLUSIVE- race to the photo finish at the Champions After Party!


AmCham China's famous Silent and Live Auction returns with an incredible array of luxury, home, travel, fashion and dining bargains for one night only! Proceeds from the Ball will support local charitable causes.


Let your company stand out as a steadfast supporter of the Beijing community!


Please take a moment to read the full list of corporate support categories and details below. If you would like to become a supporter, please fill out one of the attached confirmation forms and return it via fax at 010 5869-3770, or scan the completed, signed confirmation form and e-mail it to theamericanball@amchamchina.org.


Questions? Contact Su Cheng Harris-Simpson at 010 5869-3772, or by e-mail at theamericanball@amchamchina.org.

May 19, 2018

5:30 PM

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China World Hotel, Beijing
No. 1 Jianguomen Outer Street
Beijing, China

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Program

  • 5:30 PM - 7 PMCocktails & Silent Auction
    7 PM - 9:30 PMDinner & Entertainment
    9:30 PM - 10 PMLive Auction
    10 PM - 11:30 PMDancing
    11:30 PM - 2 AMAfter Party

Tickets

Individual Ticket

Individual Ticket

RMB 1,450
Jockey

Table of 10. Non corporate only

RMB 20,000

Silent Auction

CHEF OF BEIJING

201 Set Menu for 10 Persons at Made in China Inclusive of Wine and Beverage, Valued at CNY10,000 - Grand Hyatt Beijing At Oriental Plaza

1 East Chang An Avenue, Beijing,  China, 100738

Tel: +86 10 8518 1234


202 Private Hatsune Dinner for 10 People, Value at RMB10,000 - Hatsune

Voucher valid at Hutsune Block 8, Hatsune WF CENTRAL, HANA by Hatsune, Hatsune Financial Street, Hatsune Wukesong, Hatsune Kerry Centre Hatsune SKP or Hatsune Sanlitun


203 One Meal Gift Voucher Vaule at RMB8,000 at My China or Yueshang Restaurants - Hilton Beijing Capital Airport

Terminal 3, 1 SanJing Road, Beijing Capital Inter, China

Tel: +86-10-64588888


204 5,000 RMB Coupon for 20 People Maximum Food & Beverage at Beersmith - Hotel Jen Beijing

No.1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Beijing, 100004, China

Tel: (86 10) 6505 2277


205 Market Café Special Dinner Menu with Selection of Wine in Private Room(Up to 10 Persons), valued at CNY10,000 - Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing

Lei Shing Hong Center, No.8 Guangshun South Street, Chaoyang District Beijing,  China, 100102

Tel: +86 10 8630 1234


211 All Inclusive 4 Courses Set Menu with Wine Pairing, Sparkling on Arrival and Coffee Tea for 8 Persons in a Private Room, Value RMB10,000 - TRB Hutong

#23, Shatan Beijie, , Dongcheng District. Beijing. 100009

Tel: +86 10 8400 2232

206 Dinner for 10 Person (Including 5 Bottles of House Red Wine) at Char Dining Room & Lounge, Value at RMB10,000 - InterContinental Beijing Sanlitun

No. 1 South Sanlitun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China 100027

Tel: +86 10 6530 8888


207 One Dinner Table at CRU Steakhouse for 10 Persons at CRU Steakhouse, Value at RMB10,000 - JW Marriott Hotel

83 Jianguo Lu, China Central Place, Chaoyang District

Tel: +86 10 5129 9901


208 One-time Table Dinner with Special Menu and Wine Pairing on Level 67 in China Grill for 10 Persons, Valued at RMB12,000 - Park Hyatt Beijing

2 Jianguomenwai Street, Chaoyang District

Beijing, China, 100022

Tel:+86 10 8567 1234


209 Special Lunch Menu Curated Chef Jarrod Dining at Bistrot B for 8 People - Rosewood Beijing

Jing Guang Centre, Hujialou, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100020, PRC

Tel: +86 10 6597 8888


210 10 Pieces of CNY1,000 Food and Beverage Vouchers at Danieli's Restaurant - The St. Regis Beijing

21 Jianguomenwai Dajie, Beijing,100020 China

Tel: (86)(10) 6460 6688

Live Auction

Live-Auction #1

From Sea to Shining Sea

Set sail from Shanghai to Japan on the luxurious Majestic Princess. Consistently rated in the top cruise lines for service and dining, your luxury cabin aboard the Majestic Princess for up to 4 guests awaits with VIP service.

5-day Cruise Princess Cruise Lines

one balcony suite for up to 4 guests

Priority boarding, travel kit and souvenir model ship

Departure Date (One of three):

13 July – 17 July/ Shanghai - Fukuoka

17 July — 21 July / Shanghai - Nagasaki

3 Aug — 7 Aug / Shanghai - Fukuoka

General Terms and Conditions apply

 

Special thanks to: Sarah Jia, Marketing & PR Director, Princess Cruises

Value: RMB21,000               

Starting Bid: RMB5,000



Live-Auction #2

Hole-in-One

Choose to play on a PGA Tour course just like the pros! Fly economy class to the USA, stay in luxurious accommodation and enjoy the 19th hole with a friend. Want even more golf? You and your buddies will attend the WGC-HSBC Champion tournament- now that's worth an eagle!

General Terms and Conditions apply

  • 2 Round-Trip Economy Class Tickets from Beijing to the USA with one Stop-over, United Airlines
  • One foursome of golf at one of our prestigious TPC properties
  • WGC-HSBC Champions ground passes + hospitality passes for 4 persons on either Saturday or Sunday

Special thanks to: Mr. Walter Dias, Managing Director Greater China and Korea. United Airlines; Mr. Greg Gilligan, PGA Tour Vice President, Greater China Managing Director

Value: RMB45,000       

Starting Bid: RMB15,000



Live-Auction #3

Club Car - Precedent i2 Golf Cart

Join the Club with the pleasure of driving a stylish Precedent i2 golf cart. Featuring unsurpassed durability built on industry's only rustproof, corrosion-resistant aluminum frame, smoother rider and superior handling thanks to SportDriveTM steering and suspension system, handsome 360° wrap-around bumpers and Monsoon TopTM Canopy with built-in drains that keeps you and your gear dry. With presidential quality, Precedent golf car is the choice of many US presidents during diplomatic activities. Are you ready to make an impression in your neighborhood with Club Car Precedent?

General Terms and Conditions apply

 

Special thanks to: Mr. Daniel Deng, Ingersoll Rand Corporate Affairs & Communications Vice President, Asia Pacific

Value: RMB 57,750          

Starting Bid: RMB15,000



Live-Auction #4

The Best of Seattle

Batter up! Be a VIP at America's favorite pastime - Major League Baseball. Take your Terrace Club seat and watch the Seattle Mariners hit a home run. Then watch a thrilling college football game between West coast rivals the University of Washington against Stanford University. And a classic Kindle Paperwhite to read the latest bestsellers on. Business class airfare, luxurious hotel accommodations and fine dining rounds out this favorite package for fans of baseball and romance!

General Terms and Conditions apply

  • 2 Round-Trip Business Class Tickets from Beijing to Seattle with one Stop-over, United Airlines
  • 2018 Seattle Mariners game -4 Terrace Club Tickets on Saturday, September 8, 2018
  • 2018 Seattle Mariners game - 4 Tickets
  • 1 Kindle Paperwhite from Amazon
  • University of Washington Basket --Including 4 tickets to UW Home Football Game on Saturday, November 3,2018 against Stanford University + One gift package
  • 3- 5 nights Hotel stay in Seattle—TBC


 

Special thanks to: Mr. Walter Dias, Managing Director Greater China and Korea. United Airlines; Robert S. Mucklestone, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP, Megan Kruse, John Ellis, Linda Gordon, Client Events Manager, Perkins Coie LLP; Elaine Chang, President at Amazon China

Value: RMB70,000       

Starting Bid: RMB20,000



Live-Auction #5

Exquisite Resort Living at Maldives St. Regis

Tucked away, a distant private island reachable by seaplaneinvites guests to uncover the most luxurious resort in the Maldives. Combining contemporary design and local craftsmanship, with a profound appreciation for the ecological environment, there is no other destination quite like this exquisite beach resort on Vommuli Island.

 

Special thanks to: Ms. Peggy Fang Roe, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Asia Pacific, Marriott International; Lawrence Ng, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Greater China, Marriott International

Value: RMB90,000       

Starting Bid: RMB25,000



Live-Auction #6

You've Got a Friend

Throw a lasso with Woody, rearrange Mr. Potato's face, power up with Buzz Lightyear, be one of the first to experience Toy Story Land opening up this June at Disneyworld Orlando. But first, continue the adventure with Star Wars - The Path of the Jedi at Disneyland California. Yes! Two incredible Disney packages with business class airfare, Disney hotels, park admission and rental car.

General Terms and Conditions apply

  • 2 Round-Trip Business Class Tickets from Beijing to Orlando with Stop-over in Los Angeles --- American Airlines
  • 2 nights at Disneyland Resort in California, and three 2- day Hopper tickets
  • 3 nights at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, and three 4-day Magic Your Way Tickets with the Park Hopper PLUS option included
  • Two-day Midsize SUV car rental in Los Angeles, Alamo


Special thanks to: Maxine Peng, General Manager, American Airlines, China. Ms. Nicky Tang, Asia Pacific Sales Director, Disney Destinations; Ms. Virginia Lin, Manager, Travel Business Development, Disney Destinations International; Mr. Francis Hung, CEO of Hung & Kit /Chairman, China Holiday Tours Limited and Mr. Peter Man, Chief Operating Officer, Hung & Kit Holdings Ltd.

Value: RMB98,000              

Starting Bid: RMB25,000



Live-Auction #7

It's a Slam Dunk

Get up close and personal and the NBA All Star game on February 17th, 2019 in North Carolina. Be the envy of your friends and family at the hottest sporting event of the year! Business class airfare and luxury accommodations round out this ultimate B-Ball fans dream. But that's not all! The NBA Global Games CHINA---For the first time in team history, the Philadelphia 76ers will play in China. Philadelphia will compete against the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA China Games 2018 on Oct 5 in Shanghai and Oct. 8 in Shenzhen. Be the ultimate baller with luxury hotel stays and fan boy events at the games.

General Terms and Conditions apply

 

  • Two round-trip Business Class Tickets from Beijing to Charlotte, North Carolina with with one Stop-over, American Airlines
  • 2 NBA All-Star Game at Spectrum Center on Sunday, February 17, 2019, in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 2 Nights hotel accommodation in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 2 tickets to the NBA Global Games in Shanghai on October 5 at the Mercedes-Benz Arena
  • 2 tickets to the NBA Global Games in Shenzhen on October 8 at the Shenzhen University Game Centre
  • 2 nights 1 room stay in Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai Hotel
  • 2 nights 1 room stay in the Hongta Hotel a Luxury Collection Hotel, Shanghai

 

Special thanks to: Maxine Peng, General Manager, American Airlines, China, Mr. Wayne Chang, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, NBA China,Mr. John Burger, General Manager, Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai

Value: RMB120,000                   

Starting Bid: RMB40,000



*Subject to change

Charity Recipients

Beneficiary Organizations 2018 - EDUCATING GIRLS OF RURAL CHINA

Educating Girls of Rural China (EGRC) mission is to provide financial sponsorship and emotional support to young women from poverty stricken rural regions of Western China to receive high school and university educations. EGRC provides further opportunities to these women who have the potential to become the future female leaders that China needs.

 

Programs

• Sponsor female students' four- or five-year undergraduate studies at Chinese universities

• Sponsor female students' three-year high school studies

• Assist EGRC university graduates with enrollment in graduate programs abroad

• Provide further training, internship, and career opportunities for graduates

Beneficiary Organizations 2018 - UNITED FOUNDATION FOR CHINA'S HEALTH

United Foundation for China's Health (UFCH) was established in 2001, with main operation in China. We have been delivering Children's Medical Care Program to help those orphaned children with medical need. In the past years, we have been focusing on the health and care area including maternity care, disease aid and capacity building as well as medical education.

 

UFCH is the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of the United Family Healthcare (UFH). UFH is the largest donor to us and 1% of the annual revenue from UFH goes to support life-saving and life-changing surgeries, hospital, clinical and specialty care for underserved children and adults across China.


Meanwhile, UFCH has a Wheels for Life (WFL) mobile clinic program staffed by UFH doctors and nurses serving the community based population including orphaned children, migrant families and those in need. Through WFL, we help those in need to access free healthcare provision with overcoming the 'last mile' challenge. Since its operation in November 2015, the WFL mobile clinic has driven up to 10,000 kilometers in China including Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. 


We hope to serve and integrate with the communities through providing ongoing training, education and seminars to caregivers, doctors and nurses and the general public.


Being a non-public foundation, we successfully registered with Chinese civil affairs authority in January 2018 as a charity organization.

 

'Healing brings hope', which is our vision to achieve.

Beneficiary Organizations 2018 - NBA CARES

NBA Cares is the NBA's global social responsibility program that addresses important social issues with an emphasis on education, youth and family development and health-related causes. In China, NBA Cares works with nationally and internationally recognized charity organizations such as the China Youth Development Foundation, China Foundation For Disabled Persons, China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, Yao Foundation and Special Olympics, to support rural education and care for underprivileged group including migrant kids and youth with disabilities, and to promote youth physical and mental development through sport.

Through the American Balls, AmCham China has donated over RMB 12 million to help improve the lives of thousands of families in China. Proceeds from the Ball will support local charitable causes.



Previous Charity Recipients

• Rural Health 农村卫生医疗项目

• Beijing Cultural Communication Center for Facilitators 北京市协作者文化传播中心

• Marie Stopes in China 玛丽斯特普

• Yunnan Institute for Drug Abuse 云南省药物依赖防治研究所

• Beijing Red Cross for HIV/AIDS 北京红十字会艾滋病防治

• The Maple Women's Psychological Counseling Center 红枫妇女心理咨询中心

• Beijing Aizhixing Information and Counseling Center 北京知爱行信息咨询中心

• Beijing Cultural Development Center for Rural Women 北京农家女文化发展中心

• The Neng Guan Performing Arts Training Center of Ruili, Yunnan, China 能冠艺术培训中心

• Half the Sky Foundation 半边天基金会

• Positive Art Workshop 笑看未来艺术作坊

• New Day Foster Home 希望之家

• Earthquake Relief 抗震救灾

• UNESCO Rural Health 联合国教科文组织促进和改善中国贫困地区少数民族社区的健康教育和基本服务的项目

• World Wide Fund for Natures 世界自然基金会

• Huai He River Guardian 淮河卫士

• APSA 美国小儿外科协会

• The Yao Foundation 姚基金

• The Paulson Institute 保尔森基金会

• Light and Love School

• US China Strong

• United Foundation for China's Health 和睦家中国医疗基金会

• The Love and Hope Project

• Educating Girls of Rural China

What to Wear

Whether it's a fabulous Fascinator, Fedora or a confection fit for the royal box at the Ascot, show off your high fashion style in a glamorous hat. 


Best Hat will be awarded at the event with a fantastic prize for the Winner.


Dress Code: Black Tie or A Day at the Races

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