Vancouver Conference 2013
The Global Chinese Financial Forum (GCFF) held in Vancouver January 26, 2013, drew over 700 attendees. GCFF is the largest bilingual financial function series in North America, aimed at introducing quality investment opportunities to Chinese investors globally.
The theme of the January GCFF Vancouver Conference 2013 was "Investment Opportunities in a Recovering Market". Mr. Gilbert Chan, President at NAI Interactive, who is the organizer of GCFF, said at the conference "The markets have been volatile during the last 12 months. However we are cautiously optimistic for 2013. And the January GCFF Vancouver Conference 2013 will highlight some bargain buys with high upside potential during the market recovery to the investors."
Over 20 exhibitors and 15 speakers participated in the conference. The main speaking hall which has capacity of 120 people was packed the whole day with investors eager to listen to experts from resource industry, real estate sector, and financial markets. One of the guest speakers are Brent Cook, Exploration Analyst and Geologist who talked about the current state of miners and explores. Another speaker, Martin Pelletier, is the Portfolio Manager at TriVest Wealth Counsel. Mr. Pelletier later published an article on Financial Post saying that at the conference he was impressed with the large amount of interest in Canada's mining sector and the investment merits of Canada's energy sector.
Through the past 13 years, Global Chinese Financial Forum has grown to become the premier investment conference linking opportunities to Chinese investors. The conference will be held again in May in Vancouver and September in Toronto. We welcome all returning and new participants to join us at the future conferences.
For more information, please visit GCFF website: www.gcff.ca
Shenzhen Conference 2012---Global Resource Investment Conference
December 11th&12th, 2012
Organized by NAI Interactive Ltd. and Market Edge Media Inc., the 2nd annual Global Resource Investment Conference (GRIC) was held on December 11th and 12th in Shenzhen, China. The conference was aimed to connect Asian investors with overseas resource companies and encourage more investment activities in the global market.
The conference attracted over 450 industrial, institutional, and high-net-worth individual investors from over 8 countries and regions such as mainland of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Canada, and Australia. Over 20 Canadian-listed resource companies and over 150 North American delegates including senior management team, investment bankers, analyst, portfolio managers, brokers, and other professionals from Canada joined the conference.
One of the highlights of the conference was the prearrangement of private meetings. Confirmed attending investors had the meeting schedule prior to the conference. Over 80 one-on-one meetings took place in 6 private meeting rooms at the conference, allowing more effective and interactive discussions.
Many investors expressed their interests. Some potential buyers include:
- China Minmetals Corp.
Centaline Wealth Management Ltd.
COSCO (Hong Kong) Group Ltd.
CITIC United Asia Investments Ltd.
Sino-Canada Natural Resources Fund(CapitalAsia Investment Holding Group)
Far East Group of Companies
Sinom Holdings Co., Ltd
China-Africa Development Fund
China Development Bank Guangdong Branch
Daewoo International Guangzhou Co.Ltd
The conference took place days after Canada approved the CNOOC-Nexen deal, which sent positive signal to other Chinese SOEs and private companies looking at resource sector of Canada. Mr. Jionghui Wang, Assistant President at China Minmetals Corp., presented “Mining Industry of Tomorrow—Global Mining Industry Outlook and Market Outlook”. Ms. Patricia Mohr, Vice-President & Commodity Market Specialist at Scotiabank, talked about outlook of commodity prices, global growth and currencies in 2013-2014 as well as prospects for China and opportunities in Canada’s mining and oil industries.
Other world-class experts and professionals in the industry covered various commodities such as precious metal, uranium, copper, oil & gas and hot geological areas including Yukon and Australia.
The conference was supported by many fixtures in the global capital markets. Mr. Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President of Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange, gave the opening remarks at the opening ceremony on the first day of the conference. Zhang Budong, General Manager from Shanghai International Mining Exchange, gave the opening remarks at the banquet dinner.
In addition, participants also learned how to manage risk in the mining investment process with correct resource and reserve reporting during an international mining standards workshop sponsored by Snowden Group.
GRIC has grown to become the premier resource investment conference linking opportunities in China, Canada, U.S., and Australia. The conference will be held again next year as China continues to make tremendous progress in global resource and commodity markets. We welcome all returning and new participants to join us in 2013.
GCFF Toronto 2012 Conference
September 21st, 2012
Global Chinese Financial Forum (GCFF) is pleased to announce that Wealth Management and Investing Strategies, Toronto 2012 has come to a successful conclusion. With the participation of investment celebrities and topics that cater directly to the needs of local Chinese investors, the conference featured more than a dozen firms targeting high net worth Chinese investors.
One of the most anticipated highlights was Mr. Cho Yan Chiu's presentation. Nicknamed "Warren Buffett of Hong Kong" by the Chinese investment community, Mr. Cho discussed the Hong Kong and American equity market while providing projections for fourth quarter investment trends. Receiving numerous enquiries and phone calls in the days leading up to the speech, the speaking hall was so full that although many attendees had to stand throughout the entire one-hour speech, they nevertheless paid keen attention. This was followed by an autograph session, where we saw hundreds gathered for a personal interaction with Mr. Cho.
As well, Global Chinese Financial Forum featured a dozen speeches and presentations with topics ranging from investment strategies to company profiles of our feature public firms. With retail investors in mind, Henry Tse of iBrokerPower Capital Inc. shed light on Warren Buffett's investment strategies while Steve from Disnat delved into bargain-hunting through traditional fundamental analysis as we provided translation into Mandarin Chinese.
With the success of GCFF Vancouver 2012 – Wealth Management & Investing Strategies, our team shall present bring the wealth management-themed conference to Vancouver in February 2013. Please stay tuned for more information in the coming months as we expect increased optimism in 2013's markets.
For more details about the conferences, please contact (604) 488-8878.
GCFF Vancouver 2012 Conference
Jun 10th, 2012
Global Chinese Financial Forum (GCFF) is pleased to announce that Wealth Management and Investing Strategies, Vancouver 2012 has drawn to a successful conclusion! With the participation of investment celebrities and a main topic that reflects the authentic needs of local investors, the conference attracted over 1800 attendees – an unprecedented number in our history of Vancouver events.
The most distinctive highlight of the event, no doubt, was the presence of Hong Kong "stock guru" Cho Yan Chiu, who was nicknamed "Sir Cho" within the Chinese investment community. Mr. Cho discussed the influence of the current European debt crisis, which he believes would continue way into the future. Nevertheless, Mr. Cho rejected the notion that Greece would withdraw from the Eurozone, due to the fact that such a development is likely to trigger a chain reaction, ultimately suppressing the economies of Spain and Italy.When asked about the Canadian economy, Mr. Cho stated that Canada offers a beacon of opportunities for the Chinese investors.
Mr. Cho's reputation attracted large crowds of audiences, to an extent beyond our expectation. Empty spots were quickly filled in the speaking hall, and many attendees stood through the entire one-hour speech, with great enthusiasm. On sale during the conference, Mr. Cho's book went out fast as well. In the afternoon autograph session, hundreds of participants lined up for a face-to-face interaction with Mr. Cho.
Besides the speech by Cho Yan-Chiu, the conference featured 15 speeches, presentations and tutorial, with lengths ranging from 30 minutes to 2 hours. The sessions covered investment strategies, product promotion and presentation from public companies. An example of the sessions is the highly-popular stock trading tutorial by Mr. Tyler Bullhorn, the founder of Stockscore.com. Specialized in online trading, Mr. Bullhorn offered a real-time online demonstration of his trading techniques. Focused on the practical aspect of investment know-how, the demonstration was extremely well-received among audiences.
In response to an increasing population of Korean investors and their wealth management needs, Vancouver 2012 Conference for the first time featured a full-scale Korean Chapter, which consisted of 7 speeches covering variety hot topics in wealth management and investment. The chapter was attended by over 100 Korean investors from local area, and received positive feedbacks. Also recognized by various institutions, the chapter opened with a speech by Choi Yeon-Ho, the Korean Consulate General to Vancouver.
Based on the great success on GCFF Vancouver 2012 – Wealth Management & Investing Strategies, our team continue to roll out another wealth management-themed conference in Toronto on Sept. 23rd. Mr. Cho Yan-Chiu will be present at GCFF again, and bring his insights to our Toronto investor friends. Please stay tuned for more information in the coming month. We are expecting an even greater success in the Conferences still to come!
For more details about the Toronto conference, please contact Bo Liu at (604) 488-8878 or visit www.gcff.ca.
February 3rd and 4th,2012
As the organizer of the Global Chinese Financial Forum Vancouver 2012 Conference, the GCFF team is pleased to announce it a success! We would like to forward a big THANKS to every investor, and all business organizations that participated, attended, and contributed to the event.
Held on February 3rd and 4th, GCFF Vancouver 2012 attracted a total of 25 companies and 1052 investors seeking opportunities through the unique networking advantage created by the conference. We are glad to see extensive participation of Canadian-listed mining companies, who seeks to have their potential realized through the Chinese investment communities we are honored to represent. The event has also invited top of the line financial and resources professionals to share their opinions: among them are Ms. Patricia Mohr, VP of Economic and Commodity Market At Scotiabank Group; Mr. Donghai Du, Senior Mining Analyst at Infomine; and Mr. Michael Fulp, newsletter writer at Mercenary Geologist.com.
On the investor side, the conference has drawn a good number of high-quality investors with great interest in the Canadian resources sector. With this wonderful crowd in place, we feel that the speeches and presentations could have their value truly reflected and realized. Again, it is our investor friends, and the Chinese investment community here in Vancouver that made Vancouver 2012 Conference possible!
Based on the success of GCFF Vancouver 2012, the GCFF team also would like to announce a second Vancouver financial expo to be held on June 2nd, 2012. The event is planned to be larger in scale, featuring a larger number of exhibitors and speeches, and more unique opportunities…