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2012 Beijing EB-5 Expo Media Coverage Summary

 The Beijing EB-5 Expo – called the 2012 Immigration & Education Conference, was held on December 15 – December 16, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt, in Beijing, China.

Approximately 2,000 investors attended the event, less than the expected number due to inclement weather conditions. More than 55 agents braved the weather traveling from all across China to attend the Expo. Major Chinese media were present at the event.

The Event was hosted by Swift Overseas in conjunction with the AOJI group and the Beijing Exit and Entry Service Association.




Above: Expo Opening Ceremony - From left to right: Serena Shi (Swift-Overseas), Mona Shah, Esq. Shelly Zhang (Aoji), Senator AG Crowe and Ira Kuzbaan.



Organizer Ms. Shelly Zhang from Aoji Group, Beijing with Mr. Ira Kurzban, Esq.



Registrants at the Conference.



Mr. Dave Strong - President of New Hampshire EB-5 RC (Pacific Group)




LAM Group, New York based real estate developer at Beijing Expo 

From left: Winnie Lam, John's Wife; John Lam, Chairman and CEO of Lam Group; Joseph Yi, Vice President and General Counsel of Lam Group



This EB5 Conference Exhibition Hall contained the     

                     projects with booths of various sizes 


Senator Crowe attended the conference to lend support to the LIGTT Regional Center (RC application pending) promoting the expansion of the Louisiana International Deep Water Gulf Transfer Terminal Authority.





President of My Florida Regional Center Mr. Dilip Barot


Clark County Regional Center



Seminars were held throughout the day in a separate conference room.  These sessions consist of presentations by Attorneys, a USCIS officer, large projects, financial advisor, tax expert and accountants and other service providers on various topics surrounding the program.


The legendary immigration attorney Mr. Ira Kurzban being interviewed.



EB-5 specialist and partner of New York based law firm Ms. Mona Shah, interviewed. 



Doug Anderson, CEO from New Hampshire EB-5 Regional Center,  Pacific Group, interviewed.



Corporate Litigation Attorney : Mr. Mike Roberts, Esq. of  Robert Law Firm



Mona Shah, Esq. Ira Kurzban, Esq. and Yi Song, Esq.


Media Present:;; China Daily; Xinhua News Net



Other speakers included:

Michael Gibson, President of EB5

Securities attorney Mr. Robert Heim, Esq. of Myers & Heim

Immigration attorneys Mr. Joseph Reeves and Ms. May Zhang



Expo RC participants:

New Hampshire EB-5 Regional Center

Lam Group

Von Trapp Family Lodge

Extell Group

Gateway Global Strategies

Charter USA Regional Center (Florida Charter School)

Clark County Regional Center

American Dream Fund

Dakota Natural Meats Regional Center

Green Card Fund

My Florida Regional Center

Invest in America

China Alliance Management  Co., Limited


Media Present:

China Daily

Xinhua News Net


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